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aisbaby

aisbaby
Date Joined: January 8, 2009
Last Online: February 29, 2016
Birthday: June 16, 1983
Country: Philippines
my postcrossing site

Caveat

Hello!

The Philippine Post is not known for its efficiency or consideration to deliver mail with urgency. It's a constant struggle to be trapped by a system that is run by ineptitude. If you've sent me a postcard that has been travelling for 30 or more days, please contact me and usually knowing how frustrating it is waiting for someone to register/rate a card....

I just register/rate them ahead of receiving. Eventually cards DO find their way to me, albeit sometimes grossly tardy.

I also NEVER flake on a swap. But once in a blue moon, mail does get mishandled by the Philippine Post. To the US & Canada, my experience is 14 working days for mail to reach its destination (based on my postcrossing stats). To Europe, sometimes 20 days.

Please give me the courtesy of nudging me when you haven't received my swap. I am more than glad to resend them :)

My Addiction

I'm just an overall lover of snail mail!

In my absolutely boring and mundane life in an office, a surprise in my letter box is all i need to sustain a level of excitement in my life.

I LOVE to swap & collect:

COLLECTING POSTCARDS, primarily historical places such as palaces, ancient ruins, cathedrals and UNESCO places....

I also enjoy receiving beautiful artistic/illustration postcards from your local artists (like Stenval from Finland etc). Black & White Photography as well! BUT NO FREE or AD CARDS please :D

Lately I have had the luck of receiving postcards of my favorite classic movie stars! :D I'm still hoping to receive Humphrey Bogart, James Stewart, Hitchcock, Audrey Hepburn.. and so on ^_^ would also love to receive postcards of old 1930's 40's movie posters :D or unique B&W cards of famous pictures.

I'M A VINTAGE HUNTER!!! :) I collect old photographs that depict anything interesting from men with awesome beards to portraits...

I collect antique keys and skeleton keys :)

I love museum souvenirs like bookmarks :D

I just love curiosities as well, conversation pieces like anything with historical backgrounds.... no matter how small they are! I basically put them in my mantle and it really gets a lot of notice.

I am a BIG PHOTOGRAPHY fan... and would love to receive random expressive art photograhy and/or lomography... polaroids... B&W... ooohhh just dont forget to sign on the back :D

Favorite Movies

Aw God, I am a HUGE movie buff/addict. It's a big pasttime of mine to spend my Saturdays in the cinema and buying Old classic films in amazon.

Favorite flicks are Casablanca, An Affair to Remember, A Christmas Story, It's a Wonderful Life, Hitchcock masterpieces like Verigo & Rear Window, Sunset Blvd, Singing in the Rain, Maltese Falcon...

But recent loves include Fight Club, Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire, American History X (love Ed Norton), Crash, Little Ms Sunshine and all such wonderful movies :D

Obsessions

COFFEE!!!!!! and PHOTOGRAPHY!!

PRIVATE SWAPS?

YES. I am open to private swaps :) Just email or send me a note :)

  • I have stock of GF Philippines! So let me know if you'd love to swap!

  • Starbucks mugs! I know it's a high risk swap, but so far, I've had a lot of success sending Philippine Starbucks mugs to the US, Canada, and UK ;)

** postcards (only stamped & written)

Ratings

MCGalaxy rated for 2016 Bucket List Int'l on May 25, 2017
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Comment: I was recently cleaning out a tote bag and found your swap. I'm so sorry for the delay in reporting .i won't if you aceved a of yuour goals for 2016 Some of them seemed a little difficult to achieve like going to see the Northern Light's. The one that surprised me was the picnic in Central Park. I can't even count how many times I've done that during my life. From the time I was a kid I went there at least 2x a month and then as a young adult I worked at a day camp about 3 blocks away and then went to grad school a block from the park. So anyway I must have eaten there over 50times in my life. Anyway I just find it irresting that someone would consider that to be goal
MCGalaxy rated for Interest me no. 29 on May 8, 2017
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Comment: Thank you for the adorable swap. I'm so sorry for the delay in rating. The swap was hiding in a tote bag in the storage closet from when we moved.
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Comment: Nothing yet, I'll change rating if I receive the postcard.
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Comment: Haven't received this one yet, but who knows it still may show up. Hope you are having a wonderful Spring. take care, darla
mellyrose89 rated for Show your bookshelf! on Mar 2, 2016
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Comment: Thank you for sharing!
KateKintail rated for Show your bookshelf! on Feb 29, 2016
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Comment: Sorry for the late rating; I was waiting for all my partners to send before rating. I love that you have so many non-book items on your shelf that you described as well. The cameras and typewriter are especially appealing. Thanks for sharing your shelves and for the mini tour of them!
skier11 rated for Favorite Quote #4 (PC) on Feb 26, 2016
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Comment: Great quote! Thank you!
Karen07 rated for Non-touristy postcard on Feb 20, 2016
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Comment: I have not received a card for this swap and I sent 2 messages which have not been read. I will be very happy to rerate if I get something.
Response: Hi Karen!! MY APOLOGIES. I have not been paying too much attention with these as I am in the middle of a move! Not ignoring you though! Thanks for calling my attention! Resending soon!
yannajk rated for Show your bookshelf! on Feb 15, 2016
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Comment: Very cute shelves, thank you for sharing!
Mmacati rated for Show your bookshelf! on Feb 14, 2016
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Comment: Thank you for sharing your "shelfie"... was especially interested in your folk tales books... and love all the other objects you've got besides the books!!!!
madewithpassion rated for Share your pet <3 email swap on Feb 13, 2016
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Comment: Thanks for the swap it was great to read :)greetings
Pei04 rated for Share your pet <3 email swap on Feb 12, 2016
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Comment: Thanks for sharing. Your dog is such a cutie :)
tkichinka rated for I love Postcards on Feb 3, 2016
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mitsugi rated for Interest me No. 32 on Feb 1, 2016
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Inkeltje rated for Christmas Cards 2015!!!! on Jan 24, 2016
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Comment: I didn't receive the 1st xmas card. But the 2nd one makes a double! Thank you for the beautiful Chinese New Year card, and the wonderful otter card. If I could give you 2 hearts, I would surely do!!!
Response: Aaaaccckkk!!!! You're the 4th card that didnt arrive. Im so embarrassed! Anyway a surprise card is headed to ya! And once it does i hope you can re-evaluate the rating :) Again sincere apologies!! :((
Sche42 rated for Just to say hello... on Jan 21, 2016
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Comment: I got the lamp! It's wonderful and I love it! I would like to show my appreciation by sending something but there wasn't a return address. Feel free to message me so I can give something too!
Response: You're very welcome!!!! :D
Postcardpeggy rated for Christmas Cards 2015!!!! on Jan 21, 2016
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Comment: Thanks so much ..I love them both!
Response: Yey!! You're very welcome!!!! :D Enjoy :D
milamilamura rated for Christmas Cards 2015!!!! on Jan 21, 2016
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Comment: Dear Aislinn, thank you so so so so SO much for the most lovely Christmas card eveeeer! It's not only beautiful and funny, but also means the world to me. It's made out of handmade recycled paper, WOW, I love all things handmade and recycled, and it supports a program that helps women who escaped prostitution in your country, OMG, means so much to me!! So yes, this is the most lovely, amazing, funny and touching card I've ever received, thank you so much for sharing it with me. I actually sent an email to Sanctuary Spring to thank Belle for the beautiful card she made. I can't see her story in the website, but asked them to thank her for me =) Have an awesome 2016 and hope your Christmas was amazing!!
Response: AM SO HAPPY THAT YOU APPRECIATED THAT :D When I came across her cards in the local market here in the Philippines, I really loved what she was advocating so I bought tons of cards. They are all amazing and I found out that a lot of American chains like West Elm and small stores have begun contacting her for projects. It's such a great way to give back to society as well as give these women another shot at making decent salaries thru art :D
abshanghai rated for Another Christmas Card Swap on Jan 20, 2016
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Comment: Thank you so much for this wonderful card! Maraming salamat! San nakauwi ako sa Pasko...

Rating Overview

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Comments

EmilyT on Mar 29, 2016:

Adventures of the traveling postcard #52. I started a new pc for myself this round (sent to you) and a new blank pc for you to keep. When you return, please rate, and if you're not going to do the traveling pc PLEASE send my pc back. Naked or in an envelope-either would be great, I'd appreciate it. Thanks, Emily

liveve308 on Feb 29, 2016:

I sent you an e-swap on the 13th of February, it is still unread and I haven't gotten a rating :/ could you please check it when you have time a rating rate me for it, thanks!

swapowl on Nov 24, 2015:

Hello! I sent you a private message 6 days ago. Can you please read it!? Thanks!

Podencogirl on Nov 18, 2015:

I've send you an e-mail about my swap for you (a letter and a flat surprise #1)

stiffneck78 on Nov 1, 2015:

Thank you for the bonus cemetery postcard! It's beautiful!! You are a great hostess. 😊

benevolentghost on Oct 22, 2015:

Thank you for the lovely cemetery photo :) It was a nice surprise!

sherba31 on Oct 16, 2015:

I received the extra photo for your cemetery photo swap. Terrific one of High Gate. I hope mine arrive soon. Ingat ka! -- Sher

ReadMoreBooks33 on Sep 22, 2015:

Thanks for joining my swap!

poeticpaper on Oct 27, 2009:

Thank you for the awesome smelling soap for my Oct. Wishlist!!

bluewhale on Jun 15, 2009:

Happy Birthday to you!!! I've got the thank you card from you, i like you writing very much, its creative!! Thanks for the city magnet too!!

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