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TheBlackCat

TheBlackCat
Date Joined: September 10, 2013
Last Online: April 26, 2021
Birthday: February 5, 1992
Country: United States
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About Me

If you just want a quick look at likes, dislikes and wishlist please go all the way to the bottom!

If there is anything on my Amazon Wishlist that is listed as over the price amount to spend in a swap, please look at used items. I do not mind receiving used items in Amazon Wishlist Swaps

I rate everything that I receive. So if you don't get a rating please message me!

My name is Jessica! You'll often see me go by Shinyfox or Bubblesfox on the internet. My favorite colors follow along the 'cool' line. Blues, greens and browns are what I surround myself with.

I love all animals, but of course I have my favorites. Cats, foxes and hawks. I also love mythical creatures, the Gryphon(Griffin/Griffon) is my very favorite.

I am not a very crafty person, I can't draw or sew, paint or do paper craft, but I can write! I've participated in NaNoWriMo for 5 years. Recently I have taken up crosstitching! So I'm always interested in patterns or floss to use! I'm interested in crocheting and am hoping to find out more about this art!

I have three cats. Chonk (fat orange tabby), Kitkat (slim black cat), and Twix (fluffy petite black cat).

How did I find Swap-bot you ask? Funnily enough I am currently on another swapping site called PostCrossing (TheBlackCat). I love PostCrossing so much that I decided to see if I could branch out into other swapping sites!

Fandoms!

Goodness, I love so many shows and I am in so many fandoms! I believe I'll just start by listing and then I can elaborate at another time!

Doctor Who,Torchwood, Supernatural, Sherlock (BBC), Grimm, Bones, Castle, Firefly, Warriors (cats), Doctor Horrible's Sing-Along-Blog, Harry Potter, Avatar the Last Airbender, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic), Avengers, Night Vale, Nerdfighters, Sword Art Online, Ginga Densetsu Weed (an anime about dogs), Lord of the Rings, Teen Wolf, Once Upon a Time, Adventure Time, Pokemon, Digimon

Tea & Snacks

I love tea, whether it is loose leaf or bagged.When I first started Swap-bot this section said I loved fruity teas, but I've been sent so many different types of tea lately that my interests have expanded. Please send any tea you would like to =) **I prefer decaffeinated tea!

As for small snacks that people might send through the mail, I'll try just about anything! In fact I enjoy trying new things. So send me whatever you'd like to share! The only thing I ask is that it not be spicy

Me and spicy just don't get along!

I have no food allergy's

Collections? Knick Knacks?

Do I have any collections? Am I drawn to anything in particular?

Cats and the Egyptian Goddess Bast (or Bastet).

  • I have numerous cat related objects in my room and multiple Bast statues. I don't know if having 3 cats is considered a collection, a hobby or just a problem. I love my boys!

Books

  • I'm a huge book hoarder. I have well over 600 books in my room. Stacked precariously on shelves, shoved in trunks and I even store them on the cat tree when the cats aren't using it! Wherever there is an empty space that will hold a stack, you'll probably find books there.

Rocks

  • Amethyst is my birthstone and I absolutely love it. Lapis Lazuli is another stone that I adore, though it tends to be more expensive and I don't have very much. To get even the smallest chip of Lapis would brighten my day.

D20's

  • You can never have to many D20's if you're a D&D or MTG player. I have about 30 D20 Dice all of them different. I love my dice.

Tattoos

  • I have 11 tattoos soon to be 13 in December, 14 in February and 15 in March 2021. Most of them are Cat tattoos. I have a spellbook, parasaurolophus, bat and elephants as well as my numerous cats

My Animals

Kitkat is my baby and the oldest of all the cats. He's a slim black cat who doesn't mind telling you when he's upset (he uses his claws and teeth in a death trap). But for the most part he wants to be snuggled. He meows and has a motor that, once it starts, it just won't stop. He enjoys being held when I come home and he gets very distressed if I don't pick him up as soon as I walk through that door. He's a very sensitive soul and is very attune to the energies in our house, more so to my own energies. He has two hobbies, sitting right next to me and sleeping or sitting nearby and watching me preform my daily activities. Also he's a catnip junkie.

Chonk is next in line. He is an overweight orange tabby that loves sitting at the foot of the bed and sleeping. That's pretty much all he does really. I rarely see him play with toys and he's a bit of a loner. He just wants to fit in but Kitkat and he don't get along well at all. Chonk loves being brushed and enjoys his cardboard scratchers.

Twix is the youngest of the three. She's my dainty petite little girl. She's a long haired black cat and her favorite past time is screaming at people and letting them know what her opinions are. She plays hard and loves all things on a string, especially if there are feathers involved. She loves her wet food and treats (especially the freeze dried minnows).

All of the cats in the house love Da Bird toy that we have and we constantly have to by replacement attachments for the toy! We also have to hide it very well otherwise the cats will find it and drag it out to play!

Gaming

I am a PC gamer girl, mostly because I enjoy being on Skype calls with friends while I play games with them. I enjoy being able to talk to people who I play with.

My Steam name is Shinyfox with an avatar of a real red fox. Look me up if you want to play a game or two!

Sum it all up!

I have been looking at other profiles and looking in the forums. It seems people find lists a lot easier. I can understand, something that is quick and easy to look at. I hope this helps you figure out what to send me in swaps! THANK YOU!!!

I have no food allergy's

Dislikes:

  • Spiders
  • Monkeys
  • Coffee
  • Spicy food
  • Clowns
  • Needles
  • Religious Christmas cards (I don't /hate/ them but would really prefer not to receive cards that display religious sayings or that relate to the Nativity.) I much prefer winter themed Christmas cards.
  • Barbie
  • Nail Polish (I have a bad finger nail biting habit and don't paint my toenails, thank you for understanding!)

Likes:

  • Cats, Foxes, Hawks, Bobcats
  • Goddess Bast (Bastet)
  • Gryphons
  • Archery
  • Writing (mostly short stories)
  • Tea (loose or bagged)
  • Folklore, Myths & Legends
  • Books (Sci-fi, Fantasy, Romance, Murder/Mystery, Dystopian)
  • Cool colors (blue, green & brown)
  • Tarot Cards
  • Steampunk-esque/clockwork
  • Pokemon
  • Digimon
  • Celtic (Triquetra/Triskele[Triskelion]) and other Celtic styles and symbols
  • The smell of leather
  • The smell of books
  • Lightning & Thunder
  • October - it's my favorite month
  • Halloween (Just so happens to be in October) I love receiving Halloween related things all year long!
  • MTG (Magic the Gathering card game)
  • PC Gaming
  • Tattoos (permanent)
  • Handmade art/goods

Wishlist:

  • Washi tape (I have an unhealthy addiction, thanks for that Swap-Bot D= )
  • Tea
  • Tarot relating to animals (decks preferred but single cards are always welcome!)

For Postcard Swaps

  • Tea
  • Books
  • Cats
  • Mythical creatures
  • Violins/other string instruments
  • Myth's & Fairytale related cards

These are the cards I would most love to receive. Please don't be intimidated by the short list!! I enjoy all cards. Be they hand made, ad/free or touristy!

As a random note to people looking to give me socks or flip-flops in future swaps: I wear a size 9 shoe.

I also enjoy learning other languages! If your native language is not English, or if you learned a second language, it would be a nice surprise if you listed a couple of words and their translation! Thank you!

Ratings

Kraftylady777 rated for Sticker Slapped PC #3 on Jul 7, 2021
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suepier rated for Sticker Slapped PC #9 on Apr 7, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the nice postcard from Placerville and all of the fun stickers on the back.
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Kbrewste09 rated for what ya got? send anything on Mar 4, 2021
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Comment: Thanks Jessica! The postcards are super unique and so are the stickers! The roulette wheel one is especially cool!
bringitb rated for Sticker Slapped PC #9 on Mar 2, 2021
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Comment: Thanks for sharing these cute stickers! Also, yikes to “hangtown”—I’ve never heard of that before. Gold Rush era was something, huh? Wild!
mchesser12 rated for Sticker Slapped PC #9 on Mar 2, 2021
5
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Comment: Thanks for the Placerville postcard. Love the wax seal!!
Cindymt rated for A Special Surprise #2 on Feb 25, 2021
5
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Comment: Cute! Thanks!
minajapan rated for WIYM - Tiny blind Winter swap :) on Feb 23, 2021
5
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Comment: Hello, Thanks for sending Alaska postcard, sticker, notes. But I think what I needed for this swap was a "non-touristry" postcard ... lol. I hope you have a good week. -Mina :)
Poohtat rated for 5 postcards in an envelope #6 on Feb 9, 2021
5
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Comment: Great selection. Love them all but the Salem one is awesome! Thank you
debbiespoms rated for February Birthday's on Jan 30, 2021
5
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Comment: Hi Jessica! I received your box of birthday gifts today, along with birthday card. I love the card so much of the cute dog & Chihuahua sticker on envelope. Thank you very much! Thank you so much for joining my swap too. I appreciate so much! I'm going to wait until my birthday to open the gifts. Which is Feb. 5th & not far off at all. I will let you know on my day, that I opened them & thank you properly. Well, I couldn't wait any longer & it's just 2 days before my birthday too, hee hee! But I wanted you to know, How much I love ya right now! Thank you ever very much for the two skeins of Mandala Lion brand yarn in Sphinx and the Croquette Red Heart in Tidepool color. I love them so much & will be using the Mandala yarn for a Infinity scarf for myself. Thank you again!
SoberMermaid3 rated for Random Question Swap #5 on Jan 26, 2021
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AvianAine rated for Book excerpt on a postcard on Jan 15, 2021
5
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Comment: Great quote! Sabriel from Garth Nix is a book I put on my TBR quite some time ago, so thank you for the reminder!
Lorabora rated for Goodies swap #6 on Jan 13, 2021
5
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Comment: Thank you for the goodies! Love the postcards and socks 😊❤
MsMarvel rated for Uninteresting PC Swap - USA - #6 on Jan 11, 2021
5
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Comment: Thanks for the Placerville postcard! I did find it a bit interesting, because it is a new place to me, and I liked that it was an aerial view! I think if it had been a skyline, it wouldn't have been as interesting!
Kellpepper rated for All Things Washi on Jan 7, 2021
5
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Comment: Not only was the washi great, but the stamp is amazing. None of the post offices in my area were selling them. Thank you so much!
Artistic rated for A Note, a Joke, and a Quote - USA on Jan 7, 2021
5
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Comment: Thanks, Jessica.
5
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Comment: Thank you. Yes I agree not very intresting.
petaluda rated for Dear Story #6 Newbie Friendly USA on Jan 4, 2021
5
rating
Comment: Thank you for the story and for decorating the envelope 🌹
usctrojans79 rated for Sticker Slapped PC #3 on Jan 3, 2021
5
rating
Comment: Thank you!

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
5.0000 118 6 6
Completed Fives Threes Ones
131 167 0 0
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
4 88 39 0
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Comments

Candyn29 on May 24, 2014:

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cmdunderground on Jan 21, 2014:

I received your flat RAK today and OMG I love everything!!! Thank you SO much!!! You're awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!

StarryNights on Jan 21, 2014:

Thank you so much for the Flat RAK! I love everything, but the papers are my favorite and gorgeous! Just my style. :)

bbsporty on Jan 21, 2014:

Thanks for the great flat RAK! I love everything! It's a good thing you warned me about the loose glitter stars. LOL!

AnnieMaxine on Jan 17, 2014:

I received your flat RAK today! Thank you so much, I love all the goodies!!!

cgoltz on Dec 16, 2013:

Thank you for picking my name for the flat RAK, Loved all the postcards and stickers!

Hollycarole92 on Dec 14, 2013:

Thank you SO MUCH for the awesome flat RAK!! It's so great, I love everything!!

Afrogami on Dec 10, 2013:

Thank you so much for the great assortment of cards and postcards for the RAK!

InUrDreamzz on Dec 10, 2013:

Thank you very much for the great paper RAK!

Sulieen on Dec 9, 2013:

Thank you Jessica, for the AWESOME flat RAK!!!!! ;-)

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