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replicantrachel

replicantrachel
Date Joined: August 29, 2016
Last Online: April 19, 2018
Birthday: September 16
Country: United States
International Geek Girl Pen Pals
Letter Writers Alliance
Postcrossing

About Me

I am an aspiring social worker, recently started grad school while working full time, love to inline skate, board/card game, dance, read, volunteer and swim.

I frequent the renaissance festival and comic con. I am a three year San Diego Comic Con vet and haven't missed Texas Renaissance Festival/Scarborough Faire/Sherwood Forest Faire since I was a kid.

Did I mention I love cats? As in, I want a small army of them to cuddle all over me every moment of every day? But for the sanity of my partner, I have limited myself to one crazy cat with a big personality - Dr. Rockzo aka Mr. Kitty. Somehow he lost his licensure in his nickname...

Favorite Music

Band of Gold by Freda Payne is my favorite song of all time, Lonely Teardrops by Jackie Wilson comes a close second and pretty much anything by Elvis Presley for third. Followed by a lot of Queen, more Motown, throw in some disco and all the hip hop you can find me.

Favorite Books

This section, movies, and television are going to look strangely similar... Full of sci-fi, fantasy, and mystery.

I grew up on the Lord of the Rings, murder mysteries, and Charlaine Harris. Never Let Me Go is and has been my favorite novel for some time. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn really spoke to me in my youth and I read every Joan Lowry Nixon book in my middle school library. My love of mystery evolved with Stella Duffy. And currently I enjoy expanding my passion of social work with gender and anthropological studies.

Favorite Movies

Beetlejuice. Beetlejuice. Beetlejuice!

My name is Rachel in honor of my dad's, and my favorite movie, Blade Runner. Give me a young Harrison Ford and Sean Young any day. Hence, my other loves of Indiana Jones and Ace Ventura Pet Detective. Laces out!

Love Me If You Dare and The Edukators are two of my favorite foreign films. I don't know if Inglorious Basterds counts as a foreign film, but you can go ahead and add that into my favorites.

Favorite Television

The Venture Bros. and Veronica Mars are two of my most favorite shows. I share them with anyone who is willing!

Bears, Beets, and Battlestar Galactica. And Doctor Who. And Firefly. Of course also Star Trek AND Star Wars. Aaaaaand go ahead and throw in some Lost Girl while we are adding to sci-fi mountain.

Can I just say, STRANGER THINGS?! And THE GET DOWN?! Netflix is doing very well with the $10.81 they get from me every month.

New Netflix add that I'm intrigued by - Galavant.

Favorite Crafts

Mail! I've been an avid letter writer/mail sender since I was kid. Several of my family members passed their love of mail to me, whom I still write to. Until I discovered the majestic Internet community of mail lovers, I mostly send mail to friends. I try to get birthday cards out on time! I've only been successful a few times this year though. My partner and I also send out a yearly holiday/New Year photo card. I'm also apart of the Letter Writers Alliance and International Geek Girl Pen Pals.

Collages. I am planning to make a collage with all the used stamps I receive over the next several years from swaps. Plans are also brewing for a postcard wall/installation at our future house.

Discovering the world of envelope making and ATCs.

Likes/Dislikes

Likes:

  • CATS
  • Handmade envelopes
  • Weird, unique art (hand drawn or prints)
  • ATCs
  • Postcards from around the world
  • Fun socks
  • A letter writing kit, writing paper or stationery
  • Vintage stamps
  • Anything Doctor Who, Firefly, or Sci fi related
  • Kawaii/Pusheen
  • Colors green, purple, and yellow
  • Pretty handwriting/calligraphy
  • Cuss words, nudity, that weird postcard you're afraid to send to anyone - it's for me :)

Dislikes:

  • GLITTER
  • Religious or political items
  • Touristy postcards
  • White chocolate
  • Make up
  • Anything scented, like perfumes, incense, oils or scented candles
  • Sports, celebrities, reality television

About Swaps

If you don't receive my swap, please message me and I will resend!

Thank you for rating me! I try to respond to ratings when I am able but still appreciate you if I don't respond :)

If you're planning on putting photos of your swaps on Instagram/Facebook/somewhere else, please don't show or mention my full name or my address and I will do the same for swaps I send :) Thank you!

Ratings

nytetears rated for WIYM: Blind Envie Swap #2 on Apr 3, 2018
5
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Comment: Late but awesome! thank you so much for the fun stuff. One hidden love that I have is the Jackalope and I love the postcard you sent. So neat!
Response: Glad you enjoyed them! I apologize that it was late since I didn't realize I could not tape over postage - good to know!
5
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Comment: Thank you for all the ice postcards.
Bhindblueeyes rated for IU: QUOP_Jan on Jan 23, 2018
5
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Comment: OMGosh, I loved this PC!!! Thank you SO much for sending it MY way!! :)
Response: Yay! I'm glad you enjoyed it and thank you for the heart!
knitterofhats rated for IU: Resolution on Jan 18, 2018
5
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Comment: Thanks! I’d love to find out how you’ll eat chocolate and not gain! Ha!
Response: Haha I'll let you know when I figure that out! It will be life changing
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Response: Thanks for rating!
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Comment: Thanks for the cards, Rachel. I love 'em. Is the dancer you? Thanks, again.
Response: The dancer isn't me, it's a local burlesque dancer. Glad you like the cards!
sabbysteg rated for Naked Nudie Swap on Jan 1, 2018
5
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Comment: Thanks.
Response: Thanks for the heart!
Froggy2974 rated for WIYM: Christmas Card on Dec 25, 2017
5
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful card and the great postcards. Merry Christmas
Response: You're welcome and hope you had a great Christmas!
Bhindblueeyes rated for IU: Card Swap on Dec 22, 2017
5
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Comment: Cutest cards!!!! Thank you so much for joining. I bet your Mom will love her gift - I am most excited to give a homemade gift too!! Merry Christmas!!
Response: Thank you for hosting! I really enjoy this group's swaps. Merry Christmas Eve!
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely card:) Happy Holidays to you and your family :)
Response: Thank you and you as well!
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Comment: Cute buddy the elf sticker! Thank you for the card, Merry Christmas!
Response: Merry Christmas to you too! I found the stickers at Blue Genie Art Bazaar here in Austin :)
5
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Comment: Thank you and Merry Christmas!
Response: Merry Christmas to you too and thanks for the heart!
ayates rated for Christmas cards 2017 USA - 5 partners on Dec 16, 2017
5
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Comment: Merry Christmas!
Response: Merry Christmas to you as well :)
5
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Comment: Thank you. Merry Christmas.
Response: You're welcome and Merry Christmas!
knitterofhats rated for IU: Card Swap on Dec 15, 2017
5
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Comment: Thanks!
Response: You're welcome and thanks for the heart :)
Babsmomof5 rated for WIYM: Christmas Card on Dec 14, 2017
5
rating
Comment: Thank you so much for the beautiful card, and especially the postcards you sent as extras. I truly love it all!
Response: I'm glad you like the card and postcards! Merry Christmas :)
MadeByRori rated for WIYM: Christmas Card on Dec 11, 2017
5
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Comment: Y’all got snow. Meanwhile it’s 78 degrees in Dallas 🤣🙃 Thank you so much for the adorable card and the PCs!! 🎄💌
Response: Hey, you never know with Texas - it could snow tomorrow! Have a great holiday and thanks for the heart :)
5
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Comment: Thanks so much for the lovely envie! love the postcards and stickers! Many thanks :)
Response: Glad you enjoyed everything :)
Anettethhjertnes rated for TITS: Adult Colouring Page on Dec 4, 2017
5
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Comment: Thank you. Gabriel will love the dr. Who postcards
Response: I'm so glad! I love them too :)
AZmom875 rated for Desert Cactus ATC on Nov 27, 2017
5
rating
Comment: oh that was super cute. Thanks for sending
Response: Yay I'm glad you got it :)

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
5.0000 113 1 1
Completed Fives Threes Ones
109 146 0 0
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
3 78 28 0
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Comments

myancey on Jan 5, 2018:

You are awesome. Thank you so much for the pretty Christmas card. Happy new year.

myancey on Nov 27, 2017:

hey sweet friend. thanks for the surprise in my mailbox today it sure did make my heart smile. thank you so much. I am going to send u a Christmas card. happy Christmas time! xoxoxx

CariPeace on Sep 19, 2016:

Welcome to Private Swaps in the USA!

and ...

... by the way.

{Image found on: www.csit.parkland.edu and www.holidaycardsapp.com}

myancey on Sep 19, 2016:

I was a fan of the brunette doctor and I am just not willing to pay extra for the episodes. We have Amazon prime on our roku too I may have to break down and watch on it

piratecaptainmo on Sep 4, 2016:

Wow, we have a lot in common! What part of Texas are you in? My family has a board game store in Tyler and help out the Rose City comic con there.

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