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isamanthax

isamanthax
Date Joined: March 19, 2016
Last Online: June 23, 2017
Birthday: August 7
Country: United States
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  • Likes

  • Dislikes

    • Allergens
  • Wishlist/Looking For (this renders a heart always)

    • Postcard Wish list
    • No-Needs ATM
  • Beauty Swaps

  • Movies & TV & Music

  • Private Swaps

  • Regarding Postcards And Postcard Swaps

  • About Me & Random Facts

    • What I Collect
    • How I Rate
  • Tags

likes.

I'm always happy to receive:

  • eucalyptus smelling things;

  • unused or vintage (used) Christmas cards/Halloween cards/Valentine cards

  • fun or state/country keychains, magnets, and buttons;

  • Lisa Frank themed things and stickers;

  • anything LGBTQIA+ related;

  • clippings from a newspaper/magazine;

  • blind bags;

  • tried and family loved recipes;

  • lists & top tens;

  • kawaii sticker flakes, letter sets (goth, food, pastel and dark themes and Q-Lia are my favorites);

  • sugar skulls;

  • book, movie, or TV show recommendations;

  • greeting cards (not note cards though, these have words inside);

  • mini note cards with envelopes;

  • vintage used postcards;

  • items that are known to be from your country or state;

  • airmail items;

  • jigsaw puzzles;

  • maps;

  • anything, and I mean anything with foreign languages on it. (e.x.: a note written by a stranger you found on the ground in Paris.)

  • antique menu/recipe books and such items;

  • novelty T-shirts from antique stores (2XL);

  • zines;

  • kawaii handmade items, honestly kawaii anything;

  • used stamps;

  • ephemera (esp. vintage);

  • audrey hepburn items (like magazines and articles and such);

  • airplane anything;

  • flavorful iced tea packets;

  • bubble/puffy stickers;

  • real pressed flowers;

  • teas, i tend to lean towards more stronger fruity flavors;

  • bookmarks;

  • aromatherapy anything-such as infused mittens, socks, etc. (please make sure they are big enough, size L-XL mittens; and size 13 in women's for socks)

  • rubber bracelets from clubs, rallies and such (don't worry about size, these always fit just fine on my wrist)

  • unique/crazy card games;

  • alice in wonderland items;

  • foreign newspapers (esp. Asian, German, and Turkish);

  • anything german or russian (korean, japanese, and norwegian welcomed too) related;

For my pups: chews, plush toys, squeakies, small ropes; doggy recipe book (in the summer time I make all their food from scratch);

For my small animals (rats and hamsters): Wild Harvest treats (can be found at walmarts), tiny chews.

dislikes.

Dislikes:

  • Coffee: I don't drink this.

  • Chocolate: in May-September.

  • Religion: I have been more accepting of this. Just do not try to convert me to your religion as I do not appreciate this at all.

  • Politics: I have no interest in talking politics. Please do not bring this up.

  • Die cuts: I have no use for these. If a swap says you can send these I will probably just pass them along.

  • Dollar Store items: that aren't pens, paper, etc.

  • Fabric Pieces: Again, I have no use for them. Though if I am in a journal swap at the time, then I use these in them!

  • Ribbon strands or samples: No use.

  • Books: Adult romance, e-books (such as sending the link for a book swap) ATTN: people have been missing the dislike tab at the top of this and mistaking that I like e-books. I don't care for them!

  • Colors: Brown, camo, orange.

  • Stickers: Kiddie/reward stickers, large (half a page or bigger) stickers, small plain heart stickers,

  • Cars (such as on postcards): sports and muscle autos.

  • Teas: I'm not much of a fan for teas like green, energy plain black flavors, or simple light flavors. (I have a hard time tasting things, even with food. Such as meat seasoning, most of the time I won't taste it after it's cooked.) So, the stronger the scent and flavor of the tea, the better!

  • People who don't rate.

  • Attention seekers.

  • Braggy people.

  • People who don't leave comments when they rate. It literally takes a second.

I do not want to receive anything that discriminates, or is hateful. Or dirty. Or has a gun theme. Please keep it, thank you.

Allergies:

Feathers, pollens, cat hair strands.

wishlist / looking for.

I am looking for:

Note: this will render a heart!

  1. Unused letter sets

  2. Earbuds (new only)

  3. Summery nail polish (new only)

  4. Nail file (new only)

  5. Blank/lined journals (love the recycled kind of paper)

  6. Your used journals (art, magpie, notes, recipes, etc.)

  7. Tarot cards

  8. Korean planner stickers

  9. Foreign currency

  10. LGBT+ postcards

  11. Earrings (new only) {I wear helix piercing: 16g 7/16 captive beads, or regular studs for my earlobes.}

  12. Anything yoga related

  13. Sticker sheets (I am so low on stickers, it's embarrassing, as a swapper.)

  14. Pocket letter pockets!!!

  15. Haribo "Flower Power"

  16. Haribo "Balla Balla"

Postcard Wishlist

  1. Audrey Hepburn (blank)

  2. Recipe card (blank or written on, surprise me)

  3. Alice In Wonderland (written on)

  4. Greetings From... (written on)

  5. Old German Churches (surprise me)

  6. Motels, Inns, and Hotels (blank)

No-Needs At The Moment (IOW: Please do not send these right now.)

  1. Notecards

  2. Envelopes (unless Airmail)

beauty swaps.

Concerning beauty swaps:

I hardly ever, if once a year, wear make up. So I would really appreciate if you don't send make up, but pampering items! I LOVE KBeauty (Korean) skin care items.

  1. Face masks

  2. Foot soaks

  3. Nail polish

  4. Finger/toenail tools (files, clippers)

  5. Scrubs

  6. Beauty samples

PLEASE no dollar store items for these. I have no problems with strong scents (i.e.: for lotions and perfumes). I love aloe and cucumber masks.

tv shows & movies & music.

TV Shows: American Horror Story, Bates Motel, How I Met Your Mother, Orange Is The New Black, Young & Hungry, Shameless, The Middle, House M.D., Criminal Minds, The Fosters, Life In Pieces, Last Man Standing, and Golden Girls

I like comedies, action, and some romance. I do not like the sappy comedies or romance. Things like super heroes do not interest me.

Movies: What's Eating Gilbert Grape, Sleepy Hollow, The Grinch Who Stole Christmas, Minions, Finding Nemo/Finding Dory, The Visit, Crybaby-honestly any Johnny Depp movie, Alice in Wonderland/Through the Looking Glass, Run To Me, (Er ist Wieder Da) Look Who's Back, Hush, Krampus, 10 Things I Hate About You, A Christmas Horror Story, Christmas With the Kranks, The Boy, Get Out.

I like comedy, oldies, foreign, and horror. I do not like most romance like The Longest Ride, or actions like TMNT or Sci-Fi like Star Wars.

Favorite Bands: Twenty One Pilots, Panic! At The Disco, Queen, Hollywood Vampires, and Saint Motel.

private swaps.

Private Swaps I Like:

  • Profile Based (USA - no picky profiles)

  • Candy Swaps (USA)

  • Kawaii Swaps (INTL. + USA) (established swappers only.)

  • Journal Swaps (USA)

  • August Babies Birthday Swap (USA)

  • August Baby Birthday FLAT Swap (INTL. + USA)

  • Beauty Swaps (USA)

  • Single Letter Swap (INTL. + USA)

regarding postcards.

Regarding Postcards and Postcard Swaps:

I like:

  • vintage Greetings From,

  • movie posters,

  • antique (made before 1945 please, check out this handy website: http://postcardvalues.com/postcardage.html...basically linen era and before),

  • busy person's correspondence (blank would be nice),

  • holiday (esp. antique),

  • LGBT+,

  • cemeteries,

  • restaurants,

  • Route 66 (blank),

  • maps (blank),

  • lighthouses (blank),

  • Halloween,

  • Russian,

  • Las Vegas touristy (blank),

  • recipe cards (blank)

about me + random bits.

My name is Samantha, but you can call me Sammy. I live in Michigan, USA. I live in a small town and our little post office here can barely fit five people inside. Often we get travelers who like to take pictures next to the PO. It's so funny!

My hobbies include: reading, writing, journaling, watching TV shows and movies, walking, and gardening in the summer.

I am a part of the LGBT+ community, so if you are too mention it if you would like! I always love when someone mentions it, because it feels like a little safe community inside another safe community.

I suffer from bipolar disorder type one, ADD, an eating disorder, and anxiety. Getting mail calms and lifts my spirit. I feel a lot better when I can fill someone's mailbox and see the effort someone did to get the same reaction.


Random Facts About Me:

  • I love Germany. It's such a lovely country and I plan to visit there later in life. I also am learning German. As well as a few other languages.

  • I enjoy learning about psychology so psychology books are also greatly appreciated. (Used book swaps.)

  • I have three dogs, two hamsters, and two rats. I adore animals.

  • I reached 100 completed swaps on March 18, 2017.

  • I am a tall person.

  • I love vintage, tiny book shops on the street. It's my aesthetic!

  • I adore Johnny Depp. ;) Where are my other Depp lovers?

  • I can watch The Middle over and over and not get tired of it.


What I Collect:

I collect a lot of different things, if there's something you collect, mention it!

  • stamps,

  • kawaii goodies,

  • Japanese ephemera,

  • German ephemera,

  • journals with anything in it (art, junk, notes),

  • used (any) holiday cards,

  • postcards,

  • teas

  • stickers,

  • wrappers of foreign foods/candies,

  • foreign language book pages,

  • and foreign currency

How I Rate

Standard SB five: You know, I received the swap, automatic five.

Hearts: I'm not really much of a lover of the hearts just because, you know, feelings and I don't always give them out, but when I do, I give out hearts because:

  • You're one of my few good/very close friends in the mail world.

  • I feel you put a really good amount of work into your swap.

  • You gave me a favorite, or very nice, extra. (I try to be diligent about this but sometimes the playful child in me comes out and I can't help it! You get a heart; you get a heart! Everyone gets a heart! LOL.)

  • New: you've sent a wishlist goodie.

tags.

This is for me to keep track and others to keep accountability.

I receive:

Ratings

BoopleAndFloaty rated for Postcrossing Obsessed?! 39 on Jun 25, 2017
5
rating
Comment: Such a cute card!!! Thank you!!!
BooksTeaAndMe rated for Postcrossing Obsessed?! 40 on Jun 25, 2017
5
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phenley rated for Postcrossing Obsessed?! 39 on Jun 21, 2017
5
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely postcard.
boredwifey rated for ♥ Beauty Swap ♥ on Jun 20, 2017
5
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely swap.
hushpadwitch rated for I'm Ready for Summer Swap on Jun 19, 2017
5
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Comment: So much fun in a box! Thank you for hosting and going through with the swap even though it was just the 2 of us!
Response: Yes! I'm so happy you liked it! I had so much fun picking out things for you!
Amyncognito rated for Postcrossing Obsessed?! 39 on Jun 19, 2017
5
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Comment: Thanks!
SGriffin rated for Postcrossing Obsessed?! 39 on Jun 17, 2017
5
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Comment: Thank you!
WLB rated for Postcrossing Obsessed?! 39 on Jun 17, 2017
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Comment: Thank you so very much for the Apple Blossom postcard. I loved the fact but was thrilled to get my state flower pc.
Response: I filled it out then realized it was going to another Michigander! LOL.
goinjenny rated for Postcrossing Obsessed?! 39 on Jun 16, 2017
5
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Comment: Love it, thank you
teresa110 rated for Postcrossing Obsessed?! 39 on Jun 16, 2017
5
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Comment: Thank you love the pc.
PostcardAl rated for Postcrossing Obsessed?! 39 on Jun 16, 2017
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Comment: Hello -- thanks for the cute cat card. Weather is hot -- ugh, but it's summer, I guess. :) Best, al
5
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Comment: Samantha, thanks a lot for the PC I love post card and i will search this haribo. <3
TriniH rated for WIYM: Not My State Postcard - USA on Jun 13, 2017
5
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Comment: Great card!
Response: I thought it was funny! LOL.
mandigutterrose rated for Randon PC International on Jun 8, 2017
5
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metammi123 rated for I DONT WANT THESE POSTCARDS #12 on Jun 8, 2017
5
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Comment: some very interesting art Thank you
junemoon rated for 62 Questions Letter Swap on Jun 8, 2017
5
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Comment: Thanks for your letter -- we agree that Tom Cruise is a lame actor.
fbresnah rated for NH: What Are You Into? (postcards) on Jun 6, 2017
5
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Comment: Thanks for the cool bird card!
Response: You are welcome!
5
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sophiaso rated for Randon PC International on Jun 3, 2017
5
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Comment: Thank you for the postcard. I'm quite new here, but I do love here.
5
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Comment: I really enjoyed reading all your lists!

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
4.9952 299 13 15
Completed Fives Threes Ones
220 414 1 0
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
8 174 38 0
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Comments

ChrisAnne on Jun 17, 2017:

Thank you for the post cards from the Who Likes tag in the public forums. I can't wait to send them out.

LavenderSprinkles on Jun 12, 2017:

Thanks for the card to my son.

bluehairedmary on Jun 9, 2017:

Just received the postcards for Help! I Can't Find _ Tag! International! Fabulous! I really like the whale postcard! Thanks so much! ♥

OrigamiGrace on May 24, 2017:

Thank you for the coloring pc from PC Tag PIF - Rated US Swappers!

bblue on May 17, 2017:

Thank you for the notecards sent via forums tag!!

makestuff on May 17, 2017:

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phillaine on May 17, 2017:

Thank you for the lovely notecards and washi tape samples you sent me for the April IFM WTA. :) I hope that you're well and happy and having a good day.

doulakk on May 16, 2017:

Always happy to 'meet' another TØP fan!

aplusquilting on May 14, 2017:

Thank you so much for the beautiful Washi Samples and note cards. I love them. Tag: Who likes...

limetteandlove on May 14, 2017:

Thanks for the 3 teabags (for Tag You're It) and vintage written on postcards (for Who Likes) ! <3

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