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Swapper's Alphabet Bingo!

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Swapper's Alphabet Bingo!
Group:Bingo Swap Fun
Swap Coordinator:Faerlyfaerie (contact)
Swap categories: Miscellaneous  Games  Craft Supplies 
Number of people in swap:12
Location:International
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Last day to signup/drop:October 10, 2009
Date items must be sent by:October 30, 2009
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

Hi everyone! Halloween Bingo was so much fun! Now I am hosting another- Swapper's Alphabet Bingo! This is going to be fun!!

PLAYING

Choose 5 words and post them in the comments. I will start calling words this Sunday 10/11. I am going to be calling a random number of words every time!

PRIZES

You will be putting together an Alphabet swap package for your partner and for the Bingo winner! For your partner you will choose 2 letters (swap words) and send them the 2 items. For the winner you will choose 3. WAIT to send your partners until the winner is announced and then put a note saying what you sent them. Make sure you send something "good"- if you pick E for envie don't just send a blank one. Make one out of a calendar, decorate one, whatever. If you pick something small like B for Brad, don't just send one- send a small pack or a fun assortment! Also try to gear it towards profile...such as don't send the winner yarn if they can't/don't knit at all.

HOW YOU ARE RATED

Your partner will rate you when they receive their item. You MUST include a note with what you sent your partner, so wait to send it until the winner is announced.

HOW THE WINNER IS DETERMINED

When someone calls Bingo, I will verify their card to make sure that all five items have been called. Then I will wait until 24 hours have passed since the last item on the winner's card was called in case there are any other Bingo's on the same word. This is international, so I need to allow enough time for anyone in any time zone to see the words and make their claim. If I have already called another word when someone calls Bingo on a previous word, the later words will not count. If more than one person gets Bingo on the same word, the prizes will be split between the winners. For example, if there are two winners, I will send each of the addresses to half of the participants.

Here is the swapper's Alphabet!

A- ATC

B- Brad

C-Cards

D-Deco (book or tape)

E-Envelope

F-Friendship books

G-Glitter

H-Handmade item

I-Inchie

J-Journal

K-Kawaii

L-Letter

M-Matchbox

N-Notebook

O-Organizer

P-Postcard

Q-Quilt square

R-Recipe

S-Skinny (ask me if you don't know what this is)

T-Tags

U-Used stamp

V-Vellum

W-Whimsey jar

X-Xtra

Y-Yarn

Z-Zentangle

I am doing a quick sign up since all of our Bingo players sign on pretty regularly. SIGN UP IS THIS SATURDAY!!! If there is an issue with this, let me know so we can talk about extending the date. Sign up now so you don't forget! I've given 2 weeks because this game should move pretty fast. If we have time I will try to get in another quick game for the end of October.

I will not be playing since there is no way for me to prove that I'm not cheating by picking my own words. I will still send a prize to the winner and my partner. Please post a comment if you have any questions!

Discussion

SwedishMum 10/ 5/2009 #

My words are: B-Brad
D-Deco
J-Journal
O-Organizer
X-Xtra

GOOD LUCK ALL !!

CraftsCrazy 10/ 5/2009 #

Here are my words:

B - brad I - inchie J - journal S - skinny T - tags

Maggles45 10/ 5/2009 #

Here are my words:

  • A-ATC

  • I-Inchie

  • N-Notebook

  • P-Postcard

  • Z-Zentangle

tallysoma 10/ 6/2009 #

Here are the words I have chosen:

Y-yarn

V-vellum

U- used stamp

N- notebook

G-glitter

sweetypiedie 10/ 6/2009 #

Sounds like a good one to jump in the fun on. I'm new here so if I make a mistake with things let me know.

  • D -Deco

  • I - Inchie

  • A - ATC

  • N - Notebook

  • E - Envelope

I take it that what we send does not have to be the same as our bingo words? (Considering that it would not be profile- appropriate in all cases). Just checking all permutations.... Best of luck everyone.

Faerlyfaerie 10/ 6/2009 #

@sweetypiedie correct, you don't have to send anything off of your bingo list. Though you could look at the winner's list, that might give you some clues! haha

Judy84 10/ 7/2009 #

My words are: D - Deco E- Envelope L - Letter M - Matchbox S - Skinny

xnicola 10/ 7/2009 #

Here are my 5 words for this:

K-Kawaii, N-Notebook, O-Organizer, R-Recipe, M-Matchbox

Good luck everyone x x

oangelo143 10/ 7/2009 #

Here are my five words: A-ATC, G-Glitter, O-Organizer, W-Whimsey Jar, Z-Zentangle :) Good luck all!!

butterfly35124 10/ 8/2009 #

E-Envelope H-Handmade Item M-Matchbook O-Organizer W-Wimsey Jar

girlyswirls 10/ 9/2009 #

W- Whimsey Jar, P- Postcard, N- Notebook, H- Handmade Item, R- Recipe

troione 10/ 9/2009 #

Here is mine

D-Deco(tape or book)

K-Kawaii

L-Letter

W-Whimsey Jar

Y-Yarn

ButterflyDreams 10/11/2009 #

Mine are: B - Brad, E - Envelope, F - Friendship Book, G - Glitter, P - Postcard

Faerlyfaerie 10/11/2009 #

Hello everybody! Welcome to Day 1 of Swapper's Alphabet Bingo!!

Thanks for playing! Here are your first words:
Skinny
Journal
Whimsey Jar
Organizer
Handmade item

SwedishMum 10/11/2009 #

WOHOO 2 so far - 3 more to go !!!

troione 10/11/2009 #

i got one so far

sweetypiedie 10/12/2009 #

zip for me

Faerlyfaerie 10/12/2009 #

Good luck everybody!
Here are your words for Monday:
Tags
Zentangle
Cards

oangelo143 10/12/2009 #

3 so far! :) Good luck everyone!

xnicola 10/12/2009 #

only the one so far :)

Faerlyfaerie 10/13/2009 #

Good morning all! Here are your words for Tuesday!

  • Friendship book
  • Glitter
sweetypiedie 10/13/2009 #

:( Words don't like me.

oangelo143 10/13/2009 #

I got one more so I need one more! :) Good luck everyone!!

SwedishMum 10/13/2009 #

i still have got the 2 Igot the first day - nothing more... so 3 more to go. Bingo doesn't like me - perhaps I shall not play anymore... haha... and pigs might fly...

Faerlyfaerie 10/14/2009 #

Merry morning! Words for Wednesday!
- Brad
- Vellum
- Letter

sweetypiedie 10/14/2009 #

Man, that's the last time I use the letters of my name for Bingo!!

@SwedishMum - I still have none! Oh well, swapping stuff is still fun!

SwedishMum 10/14/2009 #

@sweetypiedie - I can set a Bingo and when I have one participant =you, I cam assume partners... would that be good? Haha.... Hmm well, we are doing good in other things but to choose words....

sweetypiedie 10/15/2009 #

LoL It's ok, my luck has to change one day!

Faerlyfaerie 10/15/2009 #

Hello All! Here are your words for Thursday!
Recipe
Used stamp
Notebook

SwedishMum 10/15/2009 #

nope nothing today... Good luck to all the rest!

xnicola 10/15/2009 #

2 today and 2 to go :) xx

sweetypiedie 10/15/2009 #

Whoohoo! I got one!

troione 10/15/2009 #

i only got one word maybe i need my lucky penny

CraftsCrazy 10/15/2009 #

I just need one more word. Fingers crossed!

Maggles45 10/15/2009 #

I only have 2 too.

Faerlyfaerie 10/16/2009 #

Words for Friday!!
Deco
Kawaii

Have a great weekend!

troione 10/17/2009 #

I need one more to win way me

sweetypiedie 10/18/2009 #

two now :)

Faerlyfaerie 10/20/2009 #

Sorry for the lapse in posting words! I'm out of town and found it hard to get to a computer, I should be able to post every day now though! Here are your words!
- Postcard
- Matchbox
- Envelope

troione 10/20/2009 #

still need one word

ButterflyDreams 10/20/2009 #

BINGO :)

Maggles45 10/20/2009 #

Woo- hoo - way to go ButterflyDreams.

Judy84 10/21/2009 #

I have Bingo too!!! :-) And this time I'm sure I didn't miss a word ;-)

sweetypiedie 10/21/2009 #

Congratulations ladies!! I only had 3 words but I really enjoyed playing.

SwedishMum 10/21/2009 #

WOHOOOOO for the winners!!!

I had one more word to go..... This was very fun.

xnicola 10/21/2009 #

I've got bingo too! Hopefully I haven't missed anything :P Well done @ButterflyDreams & @Judy84 too :)! x

Maggles45 10/21/2009 #

Wow - looks like a Bingo Trio - yea!!! I need some help on clarifying some of the "words".

Organizer - is this like a pocket planner/calendar?

Letter - do you write a letter? sticker letters? Initial letters

deco - no clue what a deco is

Thanks for the help

troione 10/21/2009 #

ah man i didnt win i need to find my lucky penny congrads on the winners

Faerlyfaerie 10/21/2009 #

WOW!! Congrats to all the winners! I will look over the bingo cards, divvy up the names of the winners and send addresses in just a bit!
@Maggles45 , for an organizer I was thinking along the lines of a craft type organizer, for instance I found a set of 4 small storage containers at Jo-Ann for like $1 or 2. It could even be Glad-ware type containers- anything you think might help your partner organize her crafts and swaps.
For letter I meant writing a letter, and a Deco could either be deco tape (it's like kawaii-type decorated tape) or a Deco book (which is like a friendship book, you should be able to find more information in the glossary.)
Of course really anything you want to send is fine as long as you can justify your choice for one of the letters! Just include a note to the winner/your partner to explain what you've sent, what letter it covers, etc! :)

Faerlyfaerie 10/21/2009 #

I just emailed all the addresses and information. Please PM or email me with any questions or concerns!

butterfly35124 10/21/2009 #

Just to let you know I bingoed also. Too bad I could not get to a computer yesterday :( Congrats to the winners!!!!

sweetypiedie 10/24/2009 #

Congratulations to our winners.

My comisserations to @butterfly35124

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