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morgiewowza

morgiewowza
Date Joined: June 11, 2008
Last Online: June 9, 2011
Birthday: April 6, 1988
Country: Canada

About Me

Hi my name is Morgan. I'm a 23 year old woman. I live in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada and everyday I am thankful to live in such a beautiful and unique place. I love thrifting and finding awesome treasures.

***I solemnly swear to NEVER flake on anyone. To be honest, I am possibly more excited about making, finding & sending than about recieving.

Favorite Music

Elton John, The Shins, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, Kincaide, She+Him, Jakob Dylan, Elvis Costello, Aerosmith, Guns n' Roses, Bon Jovi, Def Leppard, Green Day, Belle & Sebastian, Camera Obscura, Coldplay, Il Divo, Inner Circle, Kimya Dawson, Modest Mouse, Neil Diamond, Neil Young, Lynard Skynard, Smashing Pumpkins, Queen, movie and musical soundtracks, 5th dimension, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Mika, Gwen Stefani, No Doubt, OKGO, Rooney, Nirvana, Skid Row, The Killers, Pink Floyd, AC/DC, Punjabi, Canon in D by Pachelbel, Billy Idol, Journey, Billy Talent, Alexisonfire, Tom Petty, The Cure, The Pixies, The Beach Boys, The Turtles, Jeff Buckley, Rod Stewart, Whitesnake, Johnny Cash, Blue October, Led Zeppelin, Michael Jackson, Billy Joel, Don Mclean, The Who, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Heart, REM, Blondie, Carly Simon, Joni Mitchell, Cheaptrick, Duran Duran, U2, Tegan & Sara, Stillwater, Men at Work, Eric Clapton, Tracy Chapman, Cat Stevens, Van Morrison, Garbage, David Bowie.

Favorite Movies

I am truly passionate about movies. Here is just an idea of what I like:

Across The Universe, Amélie, Almost Famous, Annie Hall, Armageddon, The Breakfast Club, The Royal Tenebaums, The Darjeeling limited, (anthing by wes anderson!), the 400 blows, the bicycle thieves, Brazil, The Saddest Music In the World, Red, White and Blue trilogy, Breakfast at Tiffany's, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, The Producers (old and new version), Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Fight Club, A Clockwork Orange, Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band, Detroit Rock City, Rockstar, Boogie Nights, The Wedding Singer, Forrest Gump, The Terminal, Dirty Dancing, 40 year old virgin, Superbad, Dazed and confused, wet hot american summer, 200 cigarettes, Everything is Illuminated, Fast Times at Ridgemont high, Running With Scissors, Edward Scissorhands, Rocky Horror Picture Show, The Jungle Book, Cry Baby, I Am Sam, Horton Hears A Who (old version), The Fox and the Hound, The Rescuers, The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast...most if not all Disney movies, Pollyanna, Milo and Otis, My Girl, Don't tell mom the babysitter's dead, Pan's Labryinthe, Hook, most mockumentaries, documentaries, and rockumentaries.

My favorite books

The Picture of Dorian Gray- Oscar Wilde The Master & Margarita- Mikhail Bulgakov Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?-Philip K. Dick A Clockwork Orange- Anthony Burgess Atonement- Ian McEwan I Know This Much Is True- Wally Lamb Lolita- Vladimir Nabokov Fight Club- Chuck Palahniuk White Oleander- Janet Fitch The Perks of Being a Wallflower-Stephen Chbosky Running With Scissors- Augusten Burroughs Catcher in the Rye- J.D. Salinger Post secret books Found magazines and found books

I collect and/or love

artwork. original or unusual. old or new.

conversation pieces

buttons (the kind you pin on as well as the kind that you sew on)

sea glass & shells

music and movie memorabilia

vintage t-shirts

pretty perfume bottles

mininature products/ samples (like travel size shampoos or hotel liquor bottles)

*shiny things that make my heart sing

funky/vintage earrings

random old photographs that tell a story

vintage scarves

I love teacup and saucer sets. funky, dainty, old, new... they look awesome all together.

peacocks.

anything beaded or sequined :)

things that appeal to the child within me.

anything that makes me feel like a rock star.

interesting ceramics or pottery.

blown glass

found notes/drawings/photographs

please send me...

-Beatles and other rock memorabilia

-dehydrated strawberries!!! I love them but can't find them here.

-Mix CDs with your favorite songs

  • anything cool from India and Thailand and really anything foreign and cool.

-foreign language magazines

-anything related to the movie Almost Famous!

-I would cherish a hand-made stuffie or doll (I would love a blue elephant or dashund)

-Anything that comes from the heart

-if you aim to make me laugh or smile I am not easily offended

-I have always wanted one of those asian lucky cats that have one paw up

-I love lotuses and the Om symbol

-lim balms (i'd love peppermint flavor)

-I love all colours my faves are rich royal purple and bright lime green (especially in combination)I also really like deep teal, chocolate brown, tomato red(orangish), sage green.

-I love cool retro patterns and designs(think 60s/70s) geometric and floral.

-purple velvet...i dunno why, but i'm drawn to it...

-i prefer silver tone over gold

-I love a good ballpoint pen with dark blue ink and a steady flow (the Uni Jetstream 1.0 is a fave)

-long necklaces

-I love fun food and candy and trying new things from all over the world

-kind and inspiring words are more valueable than any gifts I could get

-anything with an interesting story behind it will get you a heart

Favorite CANDY: -anything mint chocolate (junior mints) -tropical flavours -unusual/ funny -popeye sticks! -orange or white tictacs -trident cool colada gum -i can't find it here anymore :( -crunchie bars -international treats -nerds -chupachup suckers -fun gummies

dislikes/allergies

thanks, but no thanks candy: -white "chocolate"...never developed a taste for it -no nuts please -werthers -suckers other than chupachups -tootsie rolls

I'm not too keen on the country or cutsy stuff, I prefer things that are a little different and imaginative

I can't handle caffine

I am allergic to nuts and citrus products

my skin reacts to cheap metal jewellry

honey grosses me out

Ratings

handprinted rated for Mixed CD Swap on Jan 23, 2010
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Comment: I got the CD! Still not sure what happened when you mailed it before, but it found it's way to me this time, and I can't wait to start listening to it. Thanks!
Caerah rated for Soundtrack of your life! on Jan 13, 2010
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Comment: Thank you! Sorry for the late rating.
honeyandsuch rated for Soundtrack of your life! on Oct 20, 2009
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sarahrose8301 rated for Rediscovered Mix CD... on Sep 25, 2009
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Alyson rated for Rediscovered Mix CD... on Sep 22, 2009
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Comment: I appreciate the double CD and artistically done track label page
lisaeise rated for 75 questions - INTERNATIONAL on Jul 22, 2009
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Comment: Great questions! I will be sending my answers back to you soon!!
MistyLynne rated for 75 questions - INTERNATIONAL on Jul 20, 2009
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Comment: Thank you for the questions. I'm excited to start answering them.
revsully rated for Junk Drawer Extraordinaire! on Dec 11, 2008
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Comment: What a great package! Thanks for all the great "junk."
Deluxx rated for One Envelope Scavenger Swap #2 on Dec 5, 2008
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Comment: Got it! Thank you so much. What fun that was to open! I especially love the postcards and the tissues made me giggle. Gotta try that decadent recipe, too... :)
crispy rated for MAKE ME TEAR UP CD MIX SWAP!! on Oct 23, 2008
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Comment: i got your CD today. Can't wait to listen... I recognize a few really good songs and can't wait to hear the ones I am unfamiliar with. I thought the tissues packet was the cutest touch!
Response: Aww thanks! I hope you enjoy it :)
mochahontas rated for Why I Swap ESWAP on Sep 27, 2008
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jeanland rated for 15 Years of Music CD Swap on Sep 6, 2008
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Comment: Thanks so much for the mix, it's very pretty! :)
Nanamint rated for Things that are black! on Sep 2, 2008
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Comment: I got your package yesterday (I had been away for two weeks...and it seems shipping has been very slow this summer), and it just ENLIGHTENED my coming back home !! What a wonderful selection of items, I love them all !! Especially the mix CD, the reusable bag and the necklace. Oh, and how did you know lychee black tea was my favorite? ;o) Lots of hearts, you're a great swapper.
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Comment: hi! i really enjoyed your email a lot! you've got such a wonderful and interesting life! :) and you seem like a really wonderful person! happy swapping!
kisekino rated for a bag of mixed candies! on Aug 28, 2008
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Comment: Yap! I got your stuff, sorry I don't really know how to really use swap-bot yet, so didnt rate you till now. I really like your package. You put in a lot of effort into it! Thanks a lot!
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Comment: Will reply soon!
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Comment: thanks for the letter, will write back soon
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Comment: Loved reading all your answers! Thanks for sharing!
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Comment: I like your answers to the questions!! I'll write back soon! On to check out more swaps!! ;)
kylie76 rated for Rainbow Swap on Aug 14, 2008
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Comment: So sorry it's taken me so long to rate this! Oh my goodness, it was perfect! The package arrived just as we were leaving for our trip to Australia and I was able to use the bag as a holder for our passports and the Starbursts (which we used for the plane ride). The disk was our travel music throughout our driving around Australia, too. LOVED IT ALL! (I wish I could give you more hearts than just one!)
Response: It was really fun putting it together. I'm glad that you got it before your trip, I was worried that it was taking too long to get to you but thats awesome that it came to Austrailia with you!

Rating Overview

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Comments

ManitoulinGirl on Aug 7, 2009:

Hi. There is an easy peasy postcard swap at the Island Chicks group. I hope that you'll join us.

browniemommie2005 on Aug 28, 2008:

thanks for joining Why I Swap Eswap :0)

MJjunkie86 on Aug 18, 2008:

hey!! about velvet goldmine, there is a LOT of sex and nudiety in the movie! so not one to watch with your mum lol :D the movie isnt fantastic, but it has christian bale, plus loads of other stars "before they were famous"! and the soundtrack is amazing!!

kisekino on Jul 16, 2008:

Hi! I would like colorful candies! :D Anyway.. I can't take anything that contains beef or gelatin, and I hate melon!

You could check our my blog, http://queenswaps.wordpress.com/ or view my profile ^^

shipsails on Jul 13, 2008:

hey! why'd you drop out of the wes anderson ATC swap? i hope it's not something i said! :)

zombise on Jul 13, 2008:

well, i was staying with my ex, we got in a fight and he kicked me out... not to be posting my drama, but everything is okay now. i hope you have gotten your things by now.

candycoatedcuteness on Jul 7, 2008:

Thank you so much for the kind comment! I am SO looking forward to this art swap. And even better to know I am creating for someone who likes my work. :)

zombise on Jul 5, 2008:

sorry, i am so late on sending your black items. i am going through some personal issues that has kept me from being able to access the thing that i bought you to send them.

anwyn on Jun 14, 2008:

I have started a new swap for all those who were part of the 100 fears swap that has just been cancelled.

Amandalee on Jun 13, 2008:

Welcome to swap bot :) So funny, I NEVER thought I would see another Nanaimo person here, lol!

Lets keep in touch!

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