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Date Joined: January 4, 2009
Last Online: June 30, 2009
Birthday: December 5
Country: Finland

About Me

Hi. I'm a tech/biology student in my twenties living in southern Finland. I read about Swap-bot some years ago, but rediscovered it in January 2009. This definitely is interesting..

I use economy mail to save a little money. So my sendings will take some time for their journey (the farther you live from me, the longer it will usually take:)

Here are some examples of average delivery times of economy mail from Finland - to GB: 8-10 workdays - to USA: 10-15 - to Australia: 12-17

I hope you don't mind the wait :) ATC's and postcards (+ other light stuff) I send on their way in the priority class, though...

Some stuff I'm interested in:

  • science fiction pocket books (especially from Jack Vance, Frank Herbert, Robert Sheckley, William Gibson, David Redd or Terry Dowling, but any other will do more than fine:) Short story compilations rule.
  • dragon/lizard/snake/dinosaur themed stuff
  • toy water guns
  • geeky stuff
  • flower/tree seeds
  • house plant books
  • pins/badges/etc
  • geocaching
  • comics
  • 3D-glasses and pics
  • map of your country/city/area of any kind
  • drawings (doodles and sketches are great, doesn't have to be anything fancy)
  • dichroic glass jewellery
  • stuff from alternate reality games (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alternaterealitygame)
  • airplanes, air force
  • advertising, clever or annoying ads
  • postage stamps
  • genes and memes
  • presidential elections ;)

  • any kind of nice little things from your country..local curiosities most welcome :)

There's way more animals and critters I like than dislike, so almost everything goes (not too fond of tapeworms and other similar fellows, but actually, if you have a picture of one, I most likely won't get disgusted. Just don't send me the real thing;)

I have favorites, though: aforementioned reptiles, otters and the Least Weasel ("lumikko" in Finnish;) Birds and fish are great, too - predators like pike, sharks, hawks, shrikes and owls may be the coolest.

I'ts hard to say which are my fav colors. Let's say that I love colors that can be found in nature. Metal shades are great too.

If you send stuff with lots of text (books/stories/etc), please use English, German, Swedish or Finnish. Snippets of text in another languages are quite interesting, too.

Something else I happen to like:

  • to draw, to see people draw, to see drawings
  • wander in nature, go fishing
  • to learn new things

Comics: Neil Gaiman, Watchmen, Peanuts, The Perry Bible Fellowship...

Favorite Music

Angelo Badalamenti, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Chemical Brothers, David Bowie, Ennio Morricone, KLF, Kosheen, Kraftwerk, Live, Moby, Nine Inch Nails, Queen...

I listen many other kinds of music, too. Some favorites that come to mind (I don't even know the names of all those songs I love to hear...):

Gerry Rafferty - "Baker Street" The Animals - "The House of the Rising Sun" Dolly Parton - "Jolene" Nightwish - "Sleeping Sun" Gary Jules feat. Michael Andrews - "Mad World" Smashing Pumpkins - "The Beginning is the End is the Beginning" Alabama3 - "Woke Up This Morning" Kate Bush - "Wuthering Heights"

. .

Favorite Movies

Back to the Future I-III, Blade Runner, Edward Scissorhands, Groundhog Day, 12 monkeys, Miller's Crossing, Pan's Labyrinth, The Bourne trilogy, Star Trek, Star Wars (Original Trilogy), The Usual Suspects, Se7en, The Fifth Element...

Movies (old and new) I would like to see: León, Lola rennt, In Bruges, The Manchurian Candidate (1962), M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder...

Favorite film directors: Sergio Leone, Terry Gilliam, Quentin Tarantino, Joel&Ethan Coen

I don't want to be picky, but here's something I don't need:

  • candles
  • make-up
  • sewing / knitting stuff (I suck at crafts:) I would love handmade things, though. I appreciate the effort and thought very much :)

Favorite Television

I don't regularly follow any series now...but I'll list here some of my favorites:

The Twilight Zone, Twin Peaks, Frasier, The Simpsons, Top Chef :P English comedy


raynekitten rated for DRAGON JOURNAL SWAP on Dec 1, 2009
kacka rated for Represent your country EU only swap on Sep 2, 2009
Comment: thank your for nice things:)
ericae rated for comic book postcard swap on Aug 21, 2009
DebP rated for comic book postcard swap on Aug 2, 2009
Comment: I never received anything, nor did I receive any response to my messages.
luvscrappin rated for OPPOSITE Scavenger Hunt on Jul 25, 2009
Comment: I just realized I never rated you for this. I just want you to know that I really enjoyed the pkg. THank you so very much.
whiterose rated for Something Scavenger Hunt on Jul 20, 2009
Comment: It has been over 1 month and still nothing. As soon as I get something from you, I will change this rating.
Comment: Hey Lumikko...this was a great card...thanks very much! I'm very pleased to have gotten it. All the best to you.
meeko739 rated for Ad card/Free Card Postcard Swap on Jul 5, 2009
Comment: Thank you so much for the postcard!!! It's awesome and I really appreciated the translation :P I'm so glad you like ladyhawke too, I've had her cd playing in my car constantly!
lindall rated for Ad card/Free Card Postcard Swap on Jul 3, 2009
Comment: thanks for the card - and the thorough explanation!
fepamplona rated for Brochure Swap on Jul 1, 2009
elmi rated for ~ Fridge Magnet - No Theme ~ EDITED on Jun 27, 2009
Comment: Your package made my day - I love the magnets and the extra goodies! Thank you very much!
Comment: Thanks a lot for the Kalevala stuff. I love them!
ArtfulFig rated for Brochure Swap on May 26, 2009
Comment: You really went the extra mile with the brochures. It was wonderful to have some brochures in English but also Finnish. I have really enjoyed reading these. I am so glad that so many were about nature. I really liked that. Thank you for being such a great swap partner!
rebeccaljames rated for Sticker-ed Postcard #1 on May 2, 2009
Comment: Thank you!
lindall rated for **Postcard With a Twist** on May 2, 2009
Comment: great card - thanks.
Comment: Your match box and tea arrived today. It was well worth the wait. Any one who receives Maiju as a partner please allow extra time for the mail to arrive from Finland. It is well worth the wait. Mine took nearly 4 weeks.(USA).
Response: I'm so glad you finally got the matchbox :)
jacksbluejane rated for Ugly ATC Swap on Apr 24, 2009
Comment: I loved them!!! I don't know why, but I don't see them as ugly! :)
secretgirl rated for No-Spending Swap VII on Apr 24, 2009
Comment: Thanks!
melissableuz rated for Just Stuff on Apr 22, 2009
Comment: ty for the goodies!
maybeblue rated for Sticker-ed Postcard #1 on Apr 21, 2009
Comment: Thank you for the very cute postcard and all of the stickers!

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SweetClementine on Aug 24, 2009:

I'm sorry to have to drop you from the Edibles group due to your ratings falling below the group membership requirements. I hope you are able to come back and make up your obligations. Feel free to rejoin us when your ratings have been re-established. Best wishes to you!

marilavado on Jun 30, 2009:

Come and join the Nintendo ATCs swap where you can choose the characters you recieve. This will be so much fun!

Nintendo ATCs - Your favourite

AngelicDagger on May 22, 2009:

moogle In The New Foundation 42, A Final Fantasy Swap is up for making a Moogle!




DnD Swap is up!


kawaiixlove09 on Apr 28, 2009:

Hey there, did you ever get my green themed matchbox? You haven't rated me yet, when you have time, please do!

kizmet on Apr 14, 2009:

Tea Swap

Don't miss out! Only a few more days left to sign up for 3 great swaps in the Edibles International Group!

Coffee Delight!

Go Local! ~ Edibles

Time for Tea

MrsAnnaSue on Apr 10, 2009:

Welcome to the group!


simindy on Apr 10, 2009:

join us

marilavado on Mar 23, 2009:

Come and join the second Foundation 42 ATC swap:

Foundation 45 ATC series - Lord of the Rings

sarahahaha on Mar 21, 2009:

thank you for joining my ugly atc swap!

SweetClementine on Mar 14, 2009:

Welcome to the Edibles Swappers International Group! We're more fun than a pie eating contest! ;-)

Pie Eating Contest

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