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rexypants

rexypants
Date Joined: September 7, 2010
Last Online: December 14, 2018

Country: Canada

About Me

I LOVE POSTCARDS. I am very fond of cool postage stamps. I also like nice writing utensils. Walking into a stationery shop will often increase my heart rate. Fave colour is turquoise. Silver is pretty nice, too.

Other things I enjoy: travel, books, writing, stationery, fun office supplies, road trips, photos, letters, museums, street art, funny/friendly/creative people, open highways, mail art, salty chocolate, beaches, forests, trivia, free parking spots, fonts & lettering, my neighbourhood, train tracks & trestles, tiny houses, funny signs, hand-painted signs, movies, flannel sheets, pens that write smoothly, zines, really old mason jars, Quantity/Inkognito/NouvellesImages/Tushita/Fotofolio/Catch/Bizarr postcards, washi tape, and loads of other things.

I really like cats.

I'm pretty sure I've got a paper fetish.

Tea: Fave is Earl Grey. I enjoy most teas except for Chamomile/Roiboos.


Seeking

Will trade you some amazing mac + cheese for some blank BANKSY postcards. The only ones I've been able to find are the Banksy vs. Bristol Museum Official Postcard Set. Update: I now have one from Fotofolio, and thanks to a generous swapper - another of the Junk Food Caveman!

Update (12-May-2015): I have amassed quite a few more Banksy PCs, thanks to some generous and thoughtful swappers! I'm still collecting them, so if you would like to trade - please send me a message. Thank you!

BANKSY

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ALSO:

I'm looking for postcards that show the interior or exterior of theaters, grand opera houses, or cinemas.

I love images of abandoned movie theaters, but am skeptical such postcards exist. I like all kinds of abandoned buildings; they tell so many stories.

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Faves

Cards I collect (in no particular order):

  • Vintage/Historical/Retro PCs
  • B&W photography
  • TYPOGRAPHY & SIGNS
  • Travel/Highways/Hotels/Motels/Diners
  • Pulp Fiction book cover art
  • Pop Culture
  • Strange/Unusual/Goofy/WEIRD
  • Street Art/Graffiti/Urban
  • Landmarks/Buildings/Prisons/Museums
  • Art/Design/Architecture/Sculpture
  • Illustrations
  • TWINS
  • Buddha
  • Scenic Views/Deserts/Southwest
  • Mail Themes: Airmail/Stamps/Mailboxes/etc.
  • Libraries/Books/Newspapers
  • Planes/Trains/Automobiles
  • Maps
  • Anthropomorphic
  • Sasquatch/Bigfoot/Yeti :)
  • Funny state/touristy cards
  • Cities: Vancouver, Hong Kong, Seattle, Portland, New Orleans, Baltimore, San Francisco, New York.
  • Animals: any kind of CAT, foxes, squirrels, pigeons, donkeys, octopus, LIONS, anything.

Preferences & Exceptions

I'm not a huge fan of younger kid-type cards, Disney, etc., but I understand that some people like them and that's cool.

I DO like graphic novel type art/comics/etc.

Suggestive postcards are fine. I'm over 21, and then some! Nothing degrading or realistically violent, thanks.


Handmade postcards: I like these, and have been the lucky recipient of some really amazing ones. I've also gotten rectangular-shaped pieces of scrapbook paper with little more than a stamp on them, as well as greeting/note cards cut poorly in half. I'd prefer to not receive the latter types.

If you enjoy taking photographs and turning them into postcards - I always appreciate seeing these.


Housekeeping

Sent:

Reminders:

Ratings

shirleyinCA rated for IFM: Mix It Up! on Sep 26, 2018
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Comment: Such a bright, happy envelope! Then all very amazing postcards that so perfectly match my profile! Thank you so much for taking the time to read about me and then choose lovely cards. Wow, watercolor cards of lilacs - c'est magnifique! How I love the photo of the little lad in Mickey Mouse ears at Forest Lawn Cemetery- his face and body language sure tell you he knows he is not at the happiest place on earth! I taught elementary, usually a 2nd/3rd combo class so I could have kids 2 years in a row. Then I moved on to do teacher training for our county dept. of education. My husband taught h.s. biology. I remember my h.s. and college French well enough that I passed the language test and now help French speaking guests at Disneyland. If I give a tour in French, I get a headache for the first few hours until my brain can stop translating and start thinking in French! Congrats on your teaching degree! Oh --delightful lemonade note card also! Thanks again for one of the best swaps I've received in a long time.
Response: Hi Shirley! I'm really happy you enjoyed the swap. Your French must be really good if you can give tours in it - and I definitely can relate to the headache lol.
susieq11 rated for MAIL ART - Rubber Stamps on Aug 2, 2018
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Comment: Canada Post and USPS sure took their sweet time delivering this — but so worth the wait!!!!! It’s awesome. You have the best rubber stamps around. I love the stickers and postcards. Wowzers!!! Thanks so much and I am very happy you joined. XOXO
Tatsu rated for Tea and a Note 6 on May 23, 2018
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Comment: Cali thanks you for the headrub. I really liked the lemon ginger tea. Stash has such a wide selection of nice herbal teas that I always bring some home when I go on vacation tot he States. ;)
Maggiesmother rated for Tea and a Note 5 on May 13, 2018
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Comment: Thanks for the tea bags and the great note. You are right it has been a while since we swapped. Happy swapping, Linda
TexyDeb rated for Big Spring Swap on May 3, 2018
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Comment: So many and so wonderful. Thank you with extra hearts. Saganaki is a favorite of mine. I like it with a squeeze of lemon. Things are off here. Instead of umbrellas people are asking for sunscreen. We have warm weather and no rain. A friend from Poland said its 30c. Here it 19c. Crazy. I hope you make it here.
irishconnie rated for MAIL ART - Profile Related on Apr 30, 2018
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Comment: Ohhh i loved my envelope, animals are the way to my heart xx So as many hearts for you as i can give, Thank you so much you made me very happy opening it x
uiltje rated for Tea and a Note 4 on Apr 1, 2018
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Comment: Thank you very much for your lovely notecard and the Marimekko PCs. And I'm curious about the tea, maybe it will be another one in my wishlist! Have a nice (Easter) weekend!
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Comment: Thanks Sharon - sorry for the delay
knitterofhats rated for Tea and a Note on Sep 1, 2017
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Comment: Thanks for your lovely note and tea! I wish you all the best for the start of school.
cbzcando rated for Quote Postcard - Inspiration on Jul 7, 2017
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Comment: Such a great quote! I love Alfredo (who wouldn't?). I think I've seen that film a zillion times. Thanks for brightening up my day :)
Response: He's the best ❤️. I really need to watch the film again, never gets old...have a wonderful rest of summer!
mgallardo68 rated for Big Summer Swap on Jun 26, 2017
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Comment: I adore the amazing collection of postcards you sent me!! 100% unique and the first one of their kind I had ever get. Thank you so much for your generosity adding extras as well!! Love it!! GREAT Swap!!!
Response: Hi Maria - happy you enjoyed the postcards! Hope you had a lovely trip and gets lots of rest this week. Thanks for joining!
calmond rated for Quote Postcard - Kindness on May 19, 2017
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Comment: Hi Sharon! Thank you for SUCH a great postcard! I love the elephants and your handwriting is beautiful! You're so funny but I agree...my clothes are out of style most of the time too! Hah! That's a great quote--I like that one! Sometimes our admirations can really change with age since age tends to come with wisdom! Thanks again for a smile in my mailbox! <3
Response: Thank you and you're very welcome! I can only hope that wisdom comes with age lol. Have a very happy summer!
Liiskah rated for 5 Postcards to 2 Partners #126 on Mar 19, 2017
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Comment: Thankyou for the awesome postcards! Especially the Concorde, I've never got one of it before. :)
Response: Yay! I couldn't believe I had one of the Concorde either! Love it when that happens.
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Comment: Thank you!
Response: You're welcome :)
CWarner rated for 5 Postcards to 2 Partners #126 on Mar 13, 2017
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Comment: Hi Sharon, and thanks much for the great cards--love 'em all!
Response: Hi Carol, you're very welcome. Hope you're doing well :)
kiwi2140nz rated for Big Spring Swap on Mar 8, 2017
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Comment: Thanks for the nice cards, many of those places I have visited so it was a nice surprise.
Response: Hi Stephanie - I'm happy you liked the cards. Thank you for joining! I hope all is well with you and your family.
TwinMom rated for What Are You Reading? on Mar 1, 2017
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Comment: Thank you! :)
Response: You're welcome!
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Comment: Such a sweet post filled with so much love! Your envelope was really cool and made me smile! Thank you so much for all of it. I really like the stunning dog cards! I hope you have a lovely heartyValentin's Day! :)
Response: Happy Valentine's Day to you! Glad you enjoyed the cards :) Thank you for rating.
mgallardo68 rated for New Year's Card on Jan 6, 2017
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Comment: What a wonderful way to celebrate NY 2017! It was a so beautiful envie! Loved the cards, your handmade card, the wordy, the stickers and specially loved the touch with the stars... It was trully a New Year's celebration when I opened the envelope and the stars, popped out ♥♥♥♥ Thank you for a GREAT Swap!
Response: I'm so happy you enjoyed it! Hope you and your family have a wonderful year. Cheers from Canada 😘
Elizaveta rated for Big Fall Swap on Oct 15, 2016
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Comment: Thank you very much for the wonderful cards! :)
Response: You're very welcome, thank you for rating. 😊

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Comments

shirleyinCA on Oct 25, 2018:

Thank you so much for sending the very cool Canadian Starbucks cards - I love them!

Drachenfrau on Aug 19, 2017:

:-*

picupurcross on Nov 2, 2016:

Hi ya, friend!! Thought I'd come back to our old stomping grounds and let you know how much I missed you! Hope you're having a great week! Hugs from MO!

msgforjohn on Oct 12, 2016:

Thank you for a nice surprise--the wonderful hand-made envelope, and the long, conjoined-postcard note! Yes, there was a little postcard store in North Beach, apparently long-gone now--but we are talking about the first half of the 90's, here!

tulipqueen on Oct 7, 2016:

Sharon,

Thanks for the beautiful Fish PC. Once again , I am blown away by your beautify lettering! Hope to see you in a swap again soon :)

tulipqueen on Sep 17, 2016:

Hi Sharon, thanks so much for the vintage snail mail postcard .Your penmanship is gorgeous!

reader44ever on Sep 16, 2016:

Hi Sharon! Thank you so much for the postcards, stickers and envelopes that you shared with me as part of the August WTA in International Fun Mail. I love everything you sent! :-)

Drachenfrau on Sep 1, 2016:

:-*

susieq11 on Aug 23, 2016:

Earl Grey is your fave? I learned something new!!

Drachenfrau on Jul 8, 2016:

Thank you for the wonderful envelope for the ifm-june-wta, Sharon! :-* Daniela would like to know what pen you use for your lettering. :-)

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