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IrinaBG

IrinaBG
Date Joined: August 24, 2012
Last Online: June 25, 2018

Country: Bulgaria
My Postcrossing profile

About Me

I collect only NEW postcards with a REAL photograph on them! (for details see below)

In my opinion, the purpose of swap-bot is to make people happy or at least not upset them. That's what I'm aiming to do by reading thoroughly people's profiles and trying to choose the best card possible. So I hope you'll do the same for me and try to pick something that meets my preferences or at least don't send something from my DON'T SEND list...

I'll be happy if you write my card in SPANISH. ♥

I'm interested in DIRECT SWAPS if you have something from my Likes and Wishlist.

I'm not a flaker. Bear in mind that international mail may take its time. Don't worry, I'll resend if your postcard gets lost but you should give it enough time to arrive. Trust me, I've got experience. :)

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Likes

I collect only NEW postcards with a REAL photograph on them!

My favourite types of postcards are as follows. I think they're quite easy to find - every country offers touristy postcards.

  • beautiful architecture - castles, cathedrals, temples, mosques, pagodas, palaces and other beautiful buildings;

  • historical sites - ruins, tombs, ancient and Mediaeval towns etc etc etc, the list is endless;

  • mammals / wildlife (but NO monkeys and apes or domestic / cattle / fish and insects). I love badger, wolverine, marten, weasel, mink, hedgehog, ferret, mongoose, black dachshund....

  • my fav actors: Christian Bale, Antony Starr, Richard Armitage, Sean Bean, Ray Stevenson, Chris Hemsworth, young Harrison Ford (like Han Solo, Indiana Jones), young Mel Gibson, young Antonio Banderas, young Arnold Schwarzenegger, Hugh Laurie as House MD; Michael Hall as Dexter (these could be self-printed but good quality - not blurry or pixelated etc).

  • Luis Royo art or other fantasy art - you know, dragons and heroes, warriors and warrior maidens (but NOT angels and fairies, please)

Dislikes

Please, DON'T SEND such postcards:

  • self-printed and self-made cards, (Zazzle and such are OK if the quality of the picture is good);

  • non-touristy;

  • people;

  • holiday cards;

  • art & drawings / cartoon;

  • ads / free (unless they cover my fav topics and wishlist);

  • book & movie characters (with the exception of my listed faves)

  • flowers;

  • maps & flags; Greetings from;

  • folklore; costumes & crafts;

  • food;

  • vintage;

  • black & white

  • night views (I can't see a thing on them - only lights and shadows).

Not my cup of tea, really. Thank you!

Wishlist & private swaps

I'm also looking for such cards and I'm willing to do private swaps:

  • my fav actors: Christian Bale, Antony Starr, Richard Armitage, Sean Bean, Ray Stevenson, Chris Hemsworth, young Harrison Ford (like Han Solo, Indiana Jones), young Mel Gibson, young Antonio Banderas, young Arnold Schwarzenegger, Hugh Laurie as House MD; Michael Hall as Dexter (these could be self-printed but good quality - not blurry or pixelated etc).

  • my Postcrossing faves: http://www.postcrossing.com/user/Kalcheva/gallery/favourites

  • bronze cards

  • Luis Royo art or other fantasy art - you know, dragons and heroes, warriors and warrior maidens (but NOT angels and fairies, please);

  • New Zealand LOTR maxicard with Sean Bean and other Boromir cards.

Tea

I just discovered the tea swaps! So I intend to join some every now and then. I'm new to this so there's a whole new world for me to explore. This means I'm eager to taste every kind of tea you're willing to send. Weird and unusual flavours are most welcome as I'm an adventurous one! ;) I have no food allergies so go ahead and try me!

More hints:

  • I hate mint, anise and pear.

  • I love cinnamon and clove and I'm curious about all spices.

  • Just discovered how tasty the chai flavour is. The weird thing is that "chai" is the Bulgarian word for "tea" so I have no idea what this is about. :)

Disclaimer

  • Bulgaria may not be able to offer the postcards you've requested in you profile, especially if non-touristy. I'm doing my best to find a proper one for you.

  • International mail may take its time, up to 3 months, even more. Don't consider it lost too quickly. :)

Sometimes the post offices take their sweet time in delivering my postcards. Confirmed: Mail from Bulgaria to the USA might take 2-3 months! To Indonesia it's been up to 7 months! Please be patient!

Look at this Postcrossing official card:

"The postcard BG-16215 to Kat n Will in United States of America has arrived! It reached its destination in 128 days after traveling 9,516 km!"

Favorite Music

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Ratings

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CassandraP rated for Country Name Postcard #2 on Jun 16, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely card :) I have been to the Dominican and it is quite lovely!
Response: I'm glad you like it. :) Thanks for the heart!
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Comment: thank you so much, the card is very adorable. nice to see you back here again swapping
Response: Hehe, I'm glad you like it. :) Thanks for the heart!
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Comment: Thanks so much for the beautiful card. It looks like a beautiful place! I love it and the stamps too. Thank you for joining also!
Response: I'm glad you like them. :) Thanks for the heart!
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Comment: Thank you for you're pretty postcard..I love it and also thank you for using beautiful mushroom stamps...<3
Response: I'm glad you like them. :) Thanks for the heart!
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Comment: thank you for the great card and lovely stamps
Response: I'm glad you like them. :) Thanks for the heart!
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Comment: Thank you so much for the postcard!
Response: I'm glad you like it. :) Thanks for the heart!
MarieS rated for Country Name Postcard on May 9, 2018
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Comment: Thanks a lot for your card!
Response: You're welcome.
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Comment: Thank you.
Response: You're welcome.
miia rated for Another Postcard Destash on May 5, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for your postcards, it's interesting to get cards someone else has sent to someone else than me :)
Response: I'm glad you like them. :) Thanks for the heart!
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Comment: thank you so much for that amazing postcard. It´s my first one from Bulgaria.
Response: I'm glad you like it. :)
ahren rated for Imaginary Vacation Postcard Swap II on Apr 18, 2018
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Comment: Thank you Irina! Loves it.
Response: Glad to hear. :) Thanks for the heart!
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Comment: Thank you for the postcard Irina! My husband has been musing over the image :)
Response: Haha, nice! :)
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Comment: Wow! got the Versailles postcard today :) Thank you for the wonderful card :)
Response: I'm glad you like it. :) Thanks for the heart!
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Response: Thanks for the heart! :)
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Comment: Thank you for the castle postcard. It's pretty cool. It looks like part of it is on fire! I have been to France, but only Calais, and I would like to return. Maybe you can come with me? Enjoy your year! Happy swapping! :-)
Response: Hehe, I'm glad you're delighted. ;) Thanks for the heart!
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Comment: Apologies for delay in rating I was on holiday for 3 weeks and just back home to your wonderful postcard thanks so much xx
Response: I'm glad you like it. :) Thanks for the heart!
PeliKat rated for Year of the Dog PC on Feb 8, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for the cute year of the dog postcard! I love the dark/light devil/angel portrayal!!!
Response: I'm glad you like it. :) Thanks for the heart!
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Comment: Thank you so much for the PC! Happy New Years :)
Response: You're welcome. Happy New Year to you too :)

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Comments

mgallardo68 on Mar 3, 2017:

kacka on Jul 11, 2016:

thank you for the cards i got from you apart from swaps, it is so nice of you, were thoughtful. Thank you, i will think of you and send something:)

phillaine on May 25, 2016:


Welcome to a whole new year of Profile-Based Swaps!

libertylithium on Mar 28, 2014:

thanks for joining my favorite animal profile #2 :) hope these cuties brightened your day! :)

libertylithium on Mar 28, 2014:

libertylithium on Mar 28, 2014:

catscatscats on Mar 24, 2014:

catscatscats on Mar 24, 2014:

VivaLaDiane on Jan 2, 2014:

That flaking graphic is amazing!

nyanSan on Dec 26, 2013:

Merry Christmas to you :). I hope you are doing fine. Hope you've had a nice celebration if you celebrate and best wishes to you from Germany!!!

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