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falseawakening

falseawakening
Date Joined: January 17, 2008
Last Online: October 24, 2010
Birthday: February 12, 1989
Country: United States
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About Me

I apologize to any partners that have not received a swap that was due 4/21 or alter. I've had some very unexpected circumstances come up in my life that have prevented me from getting out my swaps, but I fully intend on getting them out to you as soon as I possibly can. Thank you everyone for understanding!

I'm Ami. I'm a junior in college at St. Ed's in Austin, TX. I study graphic design and I love to be creative and messy. I work for a local web design company and play lots of video games and I'm also dating a gamer, so games are a big part of my life. I love going to concerts, seeing movies, and just hanging out with friends.

I'm not a religious person but different world religions fascinate me. I'm a big "seeker of truth" in history and religion, and love finding out little known facts about either.

Little Known Facts about ME?

  • I drink soy milk because I like the way it tastes better than regular milk.

  • I finally bought my own espresso machine because it was less expensive than the $100+ dollars I was spending on Starbucks each month.

  • I played the flute in high school just because I wanted to be like "Alan" from the show Sailor Moon.

  • I don't wear color. Never. It's not that I don't like color, it's just that I'm attracted to the black/white/gray stuff more.

  • My adorable Welsh Corgi is named "Jae." This is short for "Judd Nelson" because my roommate and I felt guilty for getting a puppy with out our third roommate's permission. So we let him name the dog. Boys. sigh

  • I add Cayenne pepper to my Mocha's because spicy chocolate is like heaven in my mouth.

Likes, Dislikes, and Wishes

::LIKES::

-The BEST things you can send are anything local from where YOU live. I don't have the money to fulfill my traveling dreams YET, so I love to experience other cultures through swapping.

  • Kinder Chocolate, or ANY kind of chocolate. Milk chocolate or Hazelnut and chocolate are my favorite varieties.

  • Coffee, Coffee, and more COFFEE

  • Tea also, but not as much as coffee

  • Anything dark or macabre

  • Small paintings

  • Vampires

  • Anything hand-made.

  • Anything weird, abnormal, or quirky

  • Things that make me say "whoa."

  • Anything old, vintage, or antique.

  • Posters from concerts/shows/cd releases, even for bands I don't like

  • Mixed CD's with music I've never heard

  • DIY clothing

  • Things that seem meaningless but really have a great meaning

  • Hand-written letters

  • Anything I can't fully comprehend

  • Cake

  • Art Deco and Art Nouveau Styles

::DISLIKES::

  • Cliches

  • Cough Medicine

  • "Young Teen" novels

  • Fruit scented stuff

  • Fabric Paint

  • Cute/Flowery/Girly things, I'm a HUGE tomboy.

  • Beanie Babies

  • Flat shoes

  • Lots of colors. It makes me sounds awful but I don't use much color in any aspect of my life. Clothing/jewelry/crafts/etc.

-Stickers...I have no use for them. :/

::WISHES::

  • Jewelry (see below)

  • Steampunk ANYTHING, including doodads I can use for jewelry and collages.

  • Journals and sketchbooks. (No lines please!)

  • Knitted hats (Not beanies though, they make my head look fat. Hah.)

  • Screen printed objects

  • Candy that I can't buy here in Texas

Favorite Movies

-Top 10-

  1. Repo! The Genetic Opera
  2. Phantom of the Opera
  3. 300
  4. Underworld (1&2)
  5. The Book of Eli
  6. Angels & Demons
  7. P.S I Love You
  8. Knocked Up
  9. The Hangover
  10. Donnie Darko

Favorite Music

Genres: Industrial, Metal, Alternative Rock, Top 40

Bands: Assemblage 23, Deftones, I Am Ghost, Skillet, Red, Killswitch Engage, Evergreen Terrace, Combichrist

Passing Fancy: Lady Antebellum

Favorite Crafts

I'm a big fan of mixed media, altered art and collaging.

I also love do it yourself clothing and accessories, but I'm not the best at making them myself. Doesn't stop me from trying though. :)

I'm always always glad to receive things for collaging and altered art. Most of my art is vintage/old looking so really colorful/cute/playful stuff will be probably be passed on to fellow swappers. :)

My loves are:

-Vintage papers/ephemera

-Old lace and Ribbons

-Stencils

-Gold leaf

-Antiquing supplies

-Buttons & Watch Parts, and other flat-ish doodads.

-Watercolor Paints

-Paintbrushes

Favorite Video Games

-Top 10-

  1. Final Fantasy (all of them)
  2. Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
  3. Assassin's Creed 2
  4. Devil May Cry 4
  5. Bioshock
  6. Resident Evil 5
  7. Mass Effect (1&2)
  8. 1 .vs. 100
  9. Portal
  10. Crazy Taxi

Jewelry

I love love love receiving jewelry, but (I'm sorry) I'm reeaally picky. :x

Likes: Silver/black, Gothic or Lolita, Vampires or vampire inspired items, vintage looking items (but not GOLD please), red gems, purple.

Dislikes: Gold anything (I can never match it with my clothes unless it's steampunk, I will FIND a way to make steampunk stuff work), really minimal/tiny stuff, pearls, super colorful stuff.

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Comment: I did at least receive communication that this swap was going to be late, then another message saying it will be late further. Then finally a message saying that she will not be able to send at all. Guess I should be glad to be told I would be officially flaked on for this swap.
VampiraGirl rated for Make a Charm Bracelet on May 31, 2010
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Comment: After a lot of thought and consideration, I'm going to give you a three. First, because you didn't make it, you gave me what your partner gave to you. Second, because it came to me late. Third, because most of the stuff on the bracelet, I don't really understand how you would think I like? Anyways, I just wish it would have came from you. Thank you though. :) ^v^
gothbarbie rated for Secret Surprise Handmade Gift #2 on May 19, 2010
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illumienate rated for Funny Ransom Notes on May 5, 2010
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Response: Whoa whoa whoa. Why didn't you let me know you didn't get the swap?? I sent it and would gladly send another one! If you'd like I can send another one at the end of this week. I'm sorry something happened to the first one.
Vendetti rated for Make My Geeky Day on Apr 12, 2010
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Comment: Oh gosh! This package has made my day! I've been crazy laughing all morning reading the Zombie Haikus. And the Serenitea... I really am speechless. And jealous! I need to move to Austin! Do you guys a web site I can buy more teas from? <3<3<3<3<3<3<3<3<3<3 P.S. I'm also curious to see how Inara's companion tea works for me. =P
xd0nn4x rated for Video Game Lovers Swap on Mar 31, 2010
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Comment: Thank you for the wonderful package, I love the bookmark, and everything else! <3 <2
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Comment: oh my goodness! I loved this package and laughed out loud at the "hello my name is" stickers for Name Yourself day! Thanks so much!
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Comment: I loved the pink pirate duck he's so cute! Thanks so much all the prizes were great ^_^
GingerAmy rated for 10 surprise items on Mar 27, 2010
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Comment: This has to have been the sweetest/ cutest swap I have recivied. Thanks so much!
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Comment: Love the ducks and the dog!
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Comment: Thank you for the CUTE BUBBLE prizes and sending me 3 was a treat!!!! They are GR-8 !!!!!
jkdawn rated for Fill Up my Mailbox :) The Remix! on Mar 20, 2010
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Comment: thank you so much you sent so much and i loved it all Dawn
CarolynA rated for QUICK $3 Etsy Wishlist Swap #2 on Mar 18, 2010
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Comment: Thank you so much! I love this necklace so very much!
user349 rated for Fill Up my Mailbox :) The Remix! on Mar 17, 2010
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Comment: Thanks so much!
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Comment: This package was awsome! Thank You so much, I love everthing, exspecially the hair bows!!!!!! I wish I could give more hearts! Thanks again.
Orielle rated for Fill Up my Mailbox :) The Remix! on Mar 16, 2010
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Comment: This was amazing, I feel that you went completely aboce and beyond and I am so thankful!! You are amazing! Thanks!
patpgh rated for Fill Up my Mailbox :) The Remix! on Mar 15, 2010
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Comment: What a wonderful swap - can't wait to read the book, use the gel pens and use the wonderful smelling bath egg!!!!! Thank you so much for everything. Happy swapping...............
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Comment: LOVED this package. Thanks for the Hello Kitty items. Loved the stickers too !

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Comments

gguterrez on May 24, 2010:

Hello!

I wanted to see if there was any way that you could rate me for the ransom letter swap! If you didn't get it please let me know that way I can send you another one!

Cheers!

Happy Swapping!

wolviechick121 on Mar 5, 2010:

Heya. I was just checking out your profile and saw you like playing 1vs100! =D Me too! I can't wait for the new season! It needs to start like... now! haha

wunderland on Mar 4, 2010:

I just stumbled onto your video game lovers swap (cool) and wanted to invite you to join my swap group ... then I saw that we are both an Ami ... awesome!

xd0nn4x on Feb 19, 2010:

Aww thanks! I hope to continue the trend of video game names for my future children! Lol

jennyknitstoo on Jun 1, 2008:

I'm so glad to hear that - I really loved the envies from magazines as well. Enjoy.

jennyknitstoo on May 31, 2008:

I'm hoping you recieved my angel package for the partners first name swap.

jennyknitstoo on May 31, 2008:
FarStarr on May 3, 2008:

Thank you for the great dragonfly photo! I love the composition with the fern. It's going on my inspiration wall!! Mandy

neopostretro on Mar 19, 2008:

You have just one more week to sign up for the Shutterbugs first swap. Won't you come join us?

elexiias on Feb 16, 2008:

Welcome to the used film swap! :D

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