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cineselena

cineselena
Date Joined: August 6, 2017
Last Online: May 25, 2018
Birthday: April 10
Country: Canada
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About Me

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May 28th - June 30th 2018 I will be road-tripping around Eastern Europe! I'm incredibly excited, and you bet I'm going to be picking up souvenirs like crazy 😛

HOWEVER - THIS MEANS THAT ANY SWAPS THAT ARRIVE DURING THAT TIME, I WON'T BE ABLE TO RATE. I haven't joined any new swaps so I should be getting all of my swap mail in this week to rate in time for me to leave, but if it doesn't arrive before I leave I will not be rating until July 1st at the earliest

This also goes for swaps that I've sent. I sent them all with the correct amount of postage if they were lettermail, or I sent them from the post office itself so they should arrive safely, however, mail sometimes gets lost or mishandled (especially with PC swaps...) and I won't be able to resend until July 5th at the earliest (since if I had to resend, I would have to rewrite and make the letter :( )

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If I'm joining a swap that means I have the time to do it, so if you don’t get your letter/package from me, PLEASE MESSAGE ME FIRST before rating and I will make plans to resend/send compensation. I will try and message you first to check up on the mail I’ve sent, but due to the nature of my work (12-18 hours a day, 5-6 days a week) I don’t always have the time afterwards to keep track of that kind of thing, so please bear that in mind.

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Hi there! My name is Selena, and I'm a independent filmmaker and professional camera assistant in the film industry. On my time off (when I have it haha) I am obsessed with getting back into my hobbies, travelling, camping, roadtripping, anything that will get me out into the world!

I'm a lover of films, books, shows, theatre, video games, board games, journalling, letter writing, collage art, scrapbooking, and writing amongst other things!

Favorite Books

I really need to take a good look at my library and make a list of books that I have, but I find that I enjoy most well written books that I can learn something from that isn't discriminatory towards any group or preaching a religion. However, 9 times out of 10 I will choose a stand-alone book over a series, I need an ending that is within reach! Series that go on forever bother me because no matter what I need the security of a conclusion. I will not say no to a series, but I am more weary of them (especially if they go over a trilogy and the series isn't completely out yet!)

Guilty loves? Mystery/Crime/Thriller. Commitment loves? Sci-Fi/Fantasy. Slowly getting into? Non-Fiction life stories and/or city tales. Picky but I love the format? Graphic Novels! My ultimate I-don't-care-I'll-enjoy-it-somehow? INTERACTIVE BOOKS!

You can also check out my goodreads account for my recent reads! I haven't put up my entire collection on there yet though.

Favorite Movies

  • The Fall (2006)
  • Picnic at Hanging Rock
  • Jacob's Ladder
  • The Shining
  • Blue Velvet
  • Children of Men
  • Vertigo
  • Go Fish
  • Amelie
  • Big Fish
  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit
  • Pan's Labyrinth
  • Dead Poets Society
  • The Others
  • Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang
  • American Psycho

RECENT FAVOURITES: 20th Century Women, Arrival, Moonlight, American Honey, The Handmaiden, Mustang, What We Do In The Shadows, Get Out, Baby Driver.

Favorite Television

  • Sense8
  • Brooklyn Nine-Nine
  • Steven Universe
  • the OA
  • This is Us
  • Twin Peaks
  • Big Little Lies
  • Mr. Robot
  • BoJack Horseman

Haven't watched much other television in a while because I can't keep up, but I'm looking into bingeing some newer shows once I get some more time off!

I ♥ THESE

Anything really that you create that shows off who you are and what you like! I love getting to know people through what they create and the art they put out into the world ♥

However, I also reeeeeally like these crafts! Not necessary (unless the swap says so) but always appreciated!

  • Zines
  • Written work (fiction or non-fiction! Especially if you wrote it!)
  • Uncommon Quotes
  • Poems (with author cited - and especially if it's you!)
  • Postcards
  • Anything that you've picked up on travels/travelling related
  • CDs/Playlists/Mixtapes (+spotify link if you can!)
  • DVDs/Blu Ray/Movie USBs
  • Letter writing/Scrapbooking/Journalling tools/supplies
  • Stickers
  • Washi tape
  • Twine
  • Tea
  • Memo Sheets
  • Bookmarks
  • Art!
  • Journals
  • Photography (esp. if you took it! and ESPECIALLY if it's a polaroid picture! If you mail me ones I can mail you ones back ♥)
  • Address Labels
  • Confessionals
  • Mail Tags
  • Recipes
  • LGBTQ2+ Themes
  • Books / Book recommendations
  • Charms/Stones/Gems
  • Dried Herbs
  • Pressed Flowers
  • Stamps (esp. if they're still usable!)
  • Vintage
  • Self Care packages/notes
  • Fabric Scraps
  • Paper/Stationary
  • Maps
  • Pins

My No-No's

Don't have many! I don't have any allergies, and there isn't much that I wouldn't appreciate. However, I must state that I will not accept anything that:

  • is discriminatory against a group or a person based on race/sex/orientation/religion/diet.
  • is preaching any religion
  • is graphic pornography. Artistic nudity is OK.

I also have some things that I won't necessarily be bothered if I get, but I would just prefer not to since I won't put them to any use (they'll get given away/donated)

  • Earrings or jewellery in general that isn't necklaces, my ears aren't pierced and I don't wear rings / bracelets.
  • 3D/Puffy stickers
  • Loose Glitter
  • Sports things/theme
  • Wedding stuff/theme
  • Baby stuff/theme

Ratings

Lina279 rated for surprises for everyone 1 on May 22, 2018
5
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Comment: Thank you!I Love it!
Response: Happy to hear! :)
CassandraP rated for Interest me No. 58 on May 14, 2018
5
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Comment: Thank you for the book pages! It sounds interesting so I've put it on my TBR list for this summer :)
Response: Awesome! :)
jacianne rated for Profile based swap #7 on May 13, 2018
5
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Comment: your package is amazing...you are so very generous and thoughtful...i appreciate each aspect you sent...love the embossed paper and the stamps are sooo cute...my daughters love looking through them...and of course the flipbook is such a joy to receive...you made my day and its mother's day actually sooo thank u for the gifts!!!!
Response: I’m so glad you enjoyed it as much as you did! Happy Mother’s Day :) and I’m so glad that your kids had fun with it too !
bblue rated for You've Got Mail! on Apr 27, 2018
5
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Comment: Thanks for your colourful letter!
Response: Glad you got & liked it! :)
Gaucha rated for surprises for everyone 1 on Apr 25, 2018
5
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Comment: Your package in the beautiful envelope arrived today, thanks for all the wonderful surprises ;-)
Response: No worries :) happy you enjoyed it!
simcoe54 rated for Mega PC Trade on Apr 24, 2018
5
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Comment: Thanks for the wonderful package of vintage/linen postcards. I had such fun looking through them. Hoping you enjoy what I sent to you. Thanks for the private swap.
Response: No problem! I’m glad you enjoyed looking through them and that they have found a great home :)
PurpleEars rated for You've Got Mail! on Apr 14, 2018
5
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Comment: A lovely letter and gorgeous stickers (deer!) and tea :) Thank you! <3
Response: Glad you liked it! :)
Sugardragon rated for Favorite Moment a Day:March on Apr 9, 2018
5
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Comment: Awesome favorite moment a day journal! thank you so much for the tea's I will try to use the copon you provided. Also Happy Birthday tomorrow! I hope you have a wonderful day!!
Response: Thanks! I had a pretty good day even though I was working :) glad you enjoyed my journal!
nytetears rated for B&W postcards swap 14 on Apr 3, 2018
5
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Comment: thanks for the awesome card! I love how even the stamp is black and white! Defiantly send a message if you want to do a private swap
Response: Yes! It was totally done on purpose, been itching to use those stamps for a while now.
5
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Comment: I'll have to check those out! Thanks
Response: Anytime! :)
bellanonna rated for Imaginary Vacation Postcard Swap on Mar 25, 2018
5
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Comment: Thanks Selena for the beautiful PC fro. Greece!! I understand your fondness for Santorini. Who would not want to visit that amazing place?!!
Response:
5
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Comment: I thoroughly enjoyed your notes and the creative way you put everything on paper. Thank you so much, Selena! I did look everything up on the internet and the series Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie seems quite interesting. I think because I liked all those kinds of stories when I was young; Nancy Drew, The Bobbsey Twins, etc. And thank you for 3 bookmarks! ♥
Response: ♥ happy that you liked it a lot! No worries :) I love the series, hope you enjoy it just as much!
MarHelene rated for Happy Notecard March on Mar 19, 2018
5
rating
Comment: I loved your card! Pretty pressed flower and thank you for the goodies! I'll do my best to write you back!
Response: Glad you liked it, and looking forward to hearing from you! Thanks ♥
goinjenny rated for B&W postcards swap 14 on Mar 17, 2018
5
rating
Comment: Thank you
Sabbe77 rated for B&W postcards swap 14 on Mar 15, 2018
5
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Comment: Loved the card! Had never heard of Edvard Gorey, but I got interested! Thank you for the great card!
Response: You’re welcome! He’s a great illustrator/storyteller and I’m glad I was able to introduce you to him :)
Dragongrrl rated for B&W postcards swap 14 on Mar 13, 2018
5
rating
Comment: Thanks for the lovely card!
LoveThis rated for B&W postcards swap 14 on Mar 13, 2018
5
rating
Comment: thankyou very much for the interesting card :)
5
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Comment: (4th March) Never received anything, will re-rate if i do (6th March) Received the postcard thank you
Response: I’m so sorry! It must have gotten lost in the mail, I have a picture of it and I sent it on Jan 2nd along with the other 4. I will re-send another right away.
shirleyinCA rated for PH: Pick & Choose #2 on Mar 2, 2018
5
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Comment: Thank you so much for wonderful b&w postcards - they are unique and delightful; thanks too for sending 2 wonderful extras, and stickers, plus going to the effort and expense of sending priority mail. You are a very caring,responsible and generous swapper! You will have so much fun at Disney World - my favorite thing was World Showcase in Epcot - all the great food and cultures. But I have heard lately that everyone's favorite is now Pandora -- fantastic at night! I am not good at being a penal but I am sure you will find those who are here on swap-bot!
Response: I’m glad that they got to you safely and that you like them :) Thank you for the wonderful rating and the kind words!
aprilivy rated for Interest Me No. 55 on Feb 14, 2018
5
rating
Comment: It looks good. I'll definitely have to take a deeper look. Thank you :)
Response: You’re welcome! :)

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