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Nevermore

Nevermore
Date Joined: June 18, 2013
Last Online: November 21, 2017

Country: United Kingdom
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About Me

I absolutely love letters and little gifts!

I love writing, reading, making things, drawing , and letters. I'm a polyamorous lesbian and an English Literature student in university and particularly enjoy classical Greek, renaissance, Victorian and contemporary Literature. I am also a giant nerd and love fantasy and sci-fi, my favourites being Transformers and Mass Effect (and alien/galaxy/fantasy aesthetics not connected to particular franchises). I also enjoy things related to Christian mythology (plays, literature, fall narratives etc...), weird animals.

I also love gothic aesthetics and love goth and vintage style things.

Favorite Books

My favourite books and plays are:

  • Milton's Paradise Lost

  • Wise Children by Angela Carter

  • Most poetry by Carol Ann Duffy

  • Marlowe's Doctor Faustus and Edward II

  • Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream and Twelfth Night

  • Maggie Nelson's The Argonauts

Likes and dislikes

On swap bot I love hearing about people, the ins and outs of their lives, strange (or even mundane) things you get up to, your pets, your habits, traditions. My favourite things to receive and unusual or incredibly personal things where someone has clearly tried in this limited way to get to know me (some of my most treasured swap items I have received have been an amazing plushie Garrus Vakarian someone MADE for me and an ATC of an alien in a halloween costume!)

For some specifics of what I like see below:

Likes-

  • My favouriete colours are black, purple, red and grey. Silver and green are also wonderful.

  • Pride themed things, rainbows and other flags and such. Bonus points for not just gay and lesbian themed stuff, transgender and non-binary pride particularly (I know people who would really appreciate seeing this stuff, and I much prefer LGBT+ stuff when it includes /everyone/, not just the L and the G).

  • Mental health wellness/activism related things.

  • Gothy/Creepy things. I am very much a goth and like all things gothy, black, red, purple, lace, velvet, Victorian style things etc...

  • Speaking of creepy... I love animal specimens provided they were obtained humanely (so found dead or died in captivity- not killed). By this I mean feathers, insect specimens (of all kinds- from butterflies to scorpions to flies to beetles) and animal bones.

  • Furry/antro animal theme stuff.

  • Cool alien/robots/bizarre fantasy creatures

  • Sci fi themed stuff. I prefer generic sci fi (like aliens, robots, spaceships, space etc... rather than anything within the sci fi genre like Doctor Who etc... I don't watch that, the exceptions of course being in my fandoms). The more weird/twisted the better (although things like cute robots are also welcome).

  • Space themed things.

  • Taxidermy/anatomically correct, Victorian/Twisted medicine theme.

  • Insect themed things.

  • Mushrooms and toadstool/foresty themed things

  • Fantasy related things e.g things to do with dragons, faeries, unicorns (but they don't have to be). Anything cryptozoology related is awesome, in fact that less common the better.

  • Rats, hedgehogs, raccoons, ferrets

  • Brads in general. Metallic charms/jewelry trinkets and related items.

  • Pagan things

  • Fandom related things, whether handmade or bought, I would love!. Fandoms I like things of are:

    • Mass Effect (Especially Saren, Nihlus, Garrus, Fem Shepard, Aria and Liara)

      • Repo! The genetic opera and The Devil's Carnival

      • Classic Literature theme things, particularly Shakespeare, Marlowe (Doctor Faustus!) and Paradise Lost.

      • Dragon Age 2 (I've only finished the 1st act though so please no spoilers.) My favorite characters are Isabella, Cassandra, Fenris, Anders and F! Hawke.

      • Steven Universe (any of the gems, but especially Amethyst and Jasper and Pearl, I really love Blue Pearl).

      • Transformers comics and cartoons (Not the Michael Bay live action movies I hate those) (For those interested my preferences here are The Transformers Prime cartoon, MTMTE, Spotlight Megatron and Megatron origin. My favourite characters are MEGATRON, Starscream (all versions), Knockout, Pharma, Soundwave, Drift/Deadlock, Rodimus/Hot Rod, any of the DJD especially Tarn and Nickel, Whirl, Cyclonus, Tailgate. Pretty much any characters other than Optimus and Bumblebee would delight me though.

      • Animal Crossing

I am a huge nerd and love all of it whether it's something to do with the thing- art or even just you talking about it.

  • Things related to Midsummer Night's Dream or most Shakepeare plays or other literature.

  • I also have a special penchant for Milton's Satan from Paradise Lost (and other versions of Satan). I'm not a Satanist nor do I believe in Satan- I just like his character and so art/ATCs or other related things would really be appreciated.

  • ATCs to do with things I like. Or any art/hand made things especially to do with things I like.

  • Lush items. Especially things in pots or bottles rather than soap bars (but I wouldn't complain about these either!)

-The crude, the rude, things containing swearing, "naughtiness", anything with nudity, particularly queer/ kinky stuff. (Just don't send me dick pics... obviously. Artistic photos/drawings/crafts of dicks are totally fine just don't take a photo of your own dick and send it to me... please. This has happened on here).

Dislikes:

  • Any form of hate, homophobia, transphobia, racism. These people are among the worst sorts of people.

  • Anything with gelatine in, this is not an exception, I'm a pescitarian so can't eat it.

  • Needlessly "cutesy" and "girly pink" aesthetics. (like hello kitty and diddl, cartoon flowers and such).

  • I'm also not so keen on yellow, bright orange and bright green in large amounts. And gold.

  • Memo pads. They're cool but I have about a million.

  • Commercial Christmas themed stuff- writing to me about your religion and traditions is awesome (in a non-pushy way) but I have no use for things like christmas theme stickers/lettersets/washi tape.

  • Temporary tattoos

  • Make up

  • Generally romantic or teen fiction isn't my thing in books like Twilight and such. Unless it's something really special books in general might be a bad idea because if there's something I want to read I'll borrow it from the library or will already have bought it myself.

  • Mars products

  • Clowns and cherubs

  • Generic gothy skulls, although interesting, arty and anatomically correct style ones are awesome though.

  • Earrings

  • Things depicting alcohol, or to be used with alcohol (such as pictures of champagne bottles or beer cozies). I rarely drink so these things have no interest to me.

  • Really chunky metal jewelry

Food likes and dislikes

I've been doing an increasing number of food swaps so I decided to include this section in my profile!

Likes:

  • Stuff that is strange or something I wouldn't be able to get (or get easily) where I am.

  • Maple syrup flavour candy

  • Chocolate, of almost every kind, but I far prefer chocolate with something in it rather than just plain.

  • Caramel

  • Foods that I can't get in my country

-`I far prefer receiving coffee and hot chocolate than tea to be honest, but I do enjoy teabags in smaller swaps.

  • Cakey/biscuity products. They're not always the best to post but sealed packets tend to work quite well

  • Pretzels

  • Interesting ready to make/eat savoury products. I'm a uni student so this is always welcome.

  • Christmassy food, in the case of food, my scroogyness is reversed. I love christmassy food.

Dislikes:

  • Anything with gelatine in

  • Mars products

  • Salty nuts

  • Wasabi (other spice is fine)

  • Liquorice and banana flavours

Ratings

KristinKing rated for Video Game ATC on Aug 4, 2017
5
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Comment: I've never played animal crossing but this guy is cute. Thank you.
urocyonfox rated for Comic book ATC swap! on Aug 2, 2017
5
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Comment: Super cool, I love ladies and feel like there need to be more of them in transformers. I think thats why I wasn't interested in it as a kid cause of the lack of females. She almost reminds me of Sailor mars from sailor moon <3
Response: Yeah!! A few have been introduced lately and I'm really pleased about that!! Glad you liked the ATC!
Paulaeliza rated for The BIG One - International- on Jul 29, 2017
5
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Comment: Great choices for me. Especially like the octopus pc and the jellyfish note book.
Response: I'm so glad you liked it!!
SMaria14 rated for Swap #2 Happy Mail on Jun 25, 2017
5
rating
Comment: Thank you very much. I loved everything .
saffronnginger rated for Queer mail on Jun 5, 2017
5
rating
Comment: Thank you for resending, i have received yr swap!
Response: 19.04.17 I was contacted that this swap never arrived and sent a resend a week or two later. I never knew it didn't arrive. I have contacted my partner again to resolve this problem EDIT: 23.04.17: Didn't get a response to the first message, I just sent another. Update: This time I sent from etsy straight to my partner, sent my partner copies of the receipt.
pcmiminini rated for Ugly Bug Ball on May 16, 2017
5
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Comment: Thank you so much for the resend! The invitation is really cute. It's really elaborate, thank you so much! I think you are among the few people who actually resend, thank you so much.
Response: 22.04.17: You too? I'm so sorry this never got to you-- I'll get another one to you shortly. Update: This is now sent Final update: I'm so glad you liked it! Thank you for the 5 and the heart and sorry for all the trouble with this !!
SuMay rated for I DARE you! on Feb 6, 2017
5
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Comment: Thank you for your mail I DARE you to go to the craft event!
5
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Comment: Thank you so much for sharing your day with me. I love to know how it feels like to live as someone else.
pactodeficcion rated for Polyamory penpals on Sep 14, 2016
5
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Comment: Thanks for your lovely letter! Can't wait to write back :D Please PM your address when you can, have a nice day!
5
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Comment: Thanks so much for the temporary tattoos! The feather one is actually one of my favourites and I've gotten them a few times. The dream catcher one is awesome! This is the first time I've gotten such a big one! Thank you!
JossieAyame rated for Gothic Valentine on Sep 1, 2016
5
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Comment: Wow! The resend arrived today and I am blown away. Thank you so much!!! I love everything. Did you make Henlock? He is just so adorable and I will find a special place to put him. He's definitely one of the coolest things I've ever gotten in a swap! I also love the other goodies you sent. I immediately put on the anatomical heart necklace because it matches my outfit. The zombie heart pin is really cute (I'm really obsessed with zombie hearts at the moment so this was an awesome surprise) and is now on my bag :) The earrings are really unique - what are they made of? They have an interesting look and texture. The stickers and cards are also cute - my favourite is the cat one! Thank you for all of your effort with this swap, it really brightened my day <3
waldfee rated for Etsy 1+1 on Jul 27, 2016
5
rating
Comment: Very cute, thank you!
Gixxychic rated for APDG ~ Quick Swap ~ Raccoons ;-) on Jul 26, 2016
5
rating
Comment: Thanks for Sharing!
5
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Comment: Thank you very much much for the great package. It seems that I have to bake today :-))
Keebzler rated for APDG ~ Quick Swap ~ Raccoons ;-) on Jul 11, 2016
5
rating
Comment: Thanks so much for the great images on my profile! :)
5
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Comment: Love the photos! Thanks :)
5
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Comment: Thanks for the variety of raccoons you added to my profile page.
5
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Comment: Thanks for the postcard!!
Arhel rated for One Big Gift Swap - Europe only on Jul 4, 2016
5
rating
Comment: Thank you for the wonderful fantasy-themed shirt, I love it! :)
5
rating
Comment: Thank you so much for the images!!

Rating Overview

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Comments

KateKintail on Dec 2, 2016:

Fandoms

Favorite fandoms in a bag profile check. Happy holidays & happy swapping!

KateKintail on Nov 2, 2016:

Disney

Disney in a bag swap profile check! Happy swapping!

MichelleGG2 on Jul 3, 2016:

APDG ~ Quick Swap ~ Raccoons

Have a fantastic day!!

MichelleGG

Gixxychic on Jun 30, 2016:

APDG ~ Quick Swap ~ Raccoons ;-)

Cheers, Ali

Keebzler on Jun 30, 2016:

APDG ~ Quick Swap ~ Raccoons ;-)

mchesser12 on Jun 29, 2016:

for: APDG Quick Swap Raccoons

from: Melissa (mchesser12)

I am not a fan of realistic raccoons, so I chose cartoon type images for this swap. Enjoy!

RainbowRoseOregon on Jun 28, 2016:

Raccoon pics for you!

Debmitch on Jun 28, 2016:

APDG Quick Swaps - Racoons!

I love racoons. They are adorable to watch. Their antics make me laugh :)

I have chosen some animations and photos...

Sending hugs

Debbie

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nancylee on Jun 28, 2016:

APDG ~ Quick Swap ~ Raccoons ;-)

Trader1244 on Jun 27, 2016:

This is for the APDG ~ Quick Swap ~ Raccoons ;-)

Ann AKA Trader1244)

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