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Quotecard Postcard #27

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Swap Coordinator:spinjenny (contact)
Swap categories: Miscellaneous  Newbie  Postcards 
Number of people in swap:81
Location:International
Type:Type 2: Flat mail
Last day to signup/drop:August 15, 2009
Date items must be sent by:August 31, 2009
Number of swap partners:3
Description:

This is one of a monthly series of quotecard postcard swaps held to share a little zinger of wisdom/humour/etc with your partners. It is a pretty basic postcard swap. The only catch is that it MUST contain one of your favourite quotes, but that can be either an old friend or a newly discovered favourite. The postcard can be handmade or commercial. If it is handmade, you can incorporate your quote into the design if you prefer; otherwise you must write it on the back of the card.

Please say where the quote is from or give the credit where it's due. You may use quotes in languages other than English, but if you do, please include a translation for your partner. Do not forget to include the swap name and your user name on the card!

You will send out 3 of these cards, one to each partner, possibly across the globe. They should be postmarked! Please DO NOT send in an envelope.

I will ban if I see multiple no-sends or have any other reason to believe you will not be a good swap partner. Newbies are welcome!! (but must have a filled out profile.)

Happy swapping to all! Please contact me if you have any questions or problems.

Note: This swap series was originated by @nicole who later handed it over to me.

Discussion

spinjenny 07/16/2009 #

This should be a fun, low-pressure swap, so don't feel you have to do a lot of research unless you want to do that.I have a Notepad file in which I save quotations that I like, so I don't usually need to search for them for my Quotecards, but when I want quotes on a particular theme, I put:

[theme keywords] quote OR quotation

into a search engine. I get links to some general quotation sites but also ones which only have quotes on that theme, which often have many more than the general sites.

Some general ones:

The Quote Garden

Think exist

Quotations Book

Quotations Home Page

Quoteland

The Quotations Page

The Quotations Archive

TCPN Quotations

WikiQuote

blueskydei 08/ 4/2009 #

If you're on Twitter, if you follow @QuoteDaily you get a quote...daily. ;)

spinjenny 08/16/2009 #

The next swap in the series, Quotecard Postcard #28 has now been created. I hope to see a lot of you in that one too.

Mommy2Blaze 08/27/2009 #

I dropped mine in the big blue box today. I hope my partners like them. I know I enjoyed mine immensely!

Sidhe 09/ 3/2009 #

Sent today! Sorry for the delay, girls.

spinjenny 09/16/2009 #

It now more than 2 weeks since the Send deadline for this swap. I am trying to contact the two members who have not yet marked Sent, and I will contact their partners soon too. If others of you have not received after a reasonable time, bearing in mind where your partners live, please try to contact them. If you cannot resolve it between you, please PM me, as I will not be checking the comments for this swap any more

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