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Candy!!

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Swap Coordinator:alliec (contact)
Swap categories: Food 
Number of people in swap:52
Location:Other
Type:None
Last day to signup/drop:March 20, 2007
Date items must be sent by:March 27, 2007
Number of swap partners:2
Description:

This is an international swap.

A friend of mine is traveling through Asia for a year and he has been sending me candy about twice a month. His awesome packages made me want to start a candy swap! So, here are the rules...

Each swapper will send 3 different candies to 2 partners. Try to find types of candies or chocolate that are made in your area or country so that your partners will have a chance to try something new.

Update! -How much is one candy?- Good question: One regular sized candy (or chocolate) bar can count as 'one candy'. If you send hard candies/caramels then 4-5 would count as 'one candy'.

Important: If you have a peanut or other allergy you should post a message below to let your partners know! Likewise, post a message if you do not eat gelatin or any other ingredients.

Discussion

Baglady 02/28/2007 #

Is this swap a candy bar like swap? Is the candy around that size?

swapperk 03/ 1/2007 #

Sounds great! I don't care for black licorice, dark or white chocolate! You can't have too much candy on hand!!

user5257 03/ 1/2007 #

I would like to sign up but, is everyone welcome? What about people with no sends, and newbies with barely filled out profiles?

alliec 03/ 1/2007 #

Baglady: It can be candy bars, hard candy, fudge too I suppose. Anything sweet and decadent! Thanks for the questions, I've updated the information for the swap to include an answer.

Anisa: Newsbies can definitely join. We all have to start somewhere, right?

Brittercat 03/ 3/2007 #

The only kinds of candy I don't like is dark chocolate, black liccorice, and peppermint.

craftywitchygirl 03/ 6/2007 #

I love all kinds of Yummi candies: Hard candy, sour candy, fruit flavored candy, caramels, chocolate, etc. I would like something that it's traditional from your place. Something that you know that only exists there. But any candy is awsome!

user5455 03/ 7/2007 #

What a wonderful swap! I love all kinds of candy but especially chocolate.

BUT, I am gluten intolerant so please try to find something without wheat, corn, rye or oats! And if you can't find anything....I have two kids who loves candy too :)

alliec 03/ 7/2007 #

I don't eat gelatin and I hate black licorice. Everything else is great.

bethanne 03/ 8/2007 #

Anything without hazelnuts is great for me! I can't wait!

craftersbag 03/ 8/2007 #

I love dark chocolate,milk chocolate,almonds and coffee flavors.

nylelyn23 03/10/2007 #

I don't wish to receive licorice or anything with alcohol or liqour in it. Tootsie pops are great. Or anything fruity or chocolate mints. Everything, basically! =D

user4986 03/13/2007 #

hello I have to buy yesterday by making my races my sucreires and especially specialities of France I await with impatince it my my girlfriend

Aerochik 03/14/2007 #

Great idea, this will be a special treat for my kiddos, I try not buy too much, but this way I can say it was a gift for them and I don't have to feel guilty keeping it away from them!!!!

Tunrida 03/15/2007 #

No sweets with gelatin or liquor on them for me, please.

msteacher 03/17/2007 #

The only problem you will have if you send chocolate-keep in mind some states in the lower climes are starting to warm up. Shipping chocolate requires a cold pack from April-October.

user6663 03/17/2007 #

DO NOT LIKE BLACK LICORICE FAVORITES COULD BE ANYTHING SOUR, LOVE GRAPE LICORICE(HARD TO FIND) OLD TIME CANDIES

lastslade 03/18/2007 #

I love chocolate - whom am I kidding I love all candies- it is getting warm here in Florida so chocolate would not be good... darn. Please no hard candies and candies with nuts in it, thanks!

shopinc 03/18/2007 #

Anything's great for me! :)

Goddess 03/18/2007 #

I'm excited about this swap. I'm a huge sweets freak especially candy! I'm open to any type of candy. I love surprises. :)

nazca 03/19/2007 #

I am very excited too. I like any type of candy, I am waiting for the friends that i will send the candies. nazca

DylansMama 03/20/2007 #

My first Swap! Im so excited. I cant wait to see what kind of crazy candy people come up with!

nylelyn23 03/20/2007 #

I'd also like to add that preferably no gelatin in the candy, unless it's from vegetable sources. Thanks!

btw, when is the partnering results gonna come out? i'm anxious!

user7101 03/20/2007 #

Hooray! I'm a newbie too but can't wait to send some yummies from this part of the forest your way. I've no allergies and will eat just about anything chocolate,fruit flavored or in a brightly coloured wrapper. Thanks Allie!

April7x 03/21/2007 #

Just letting you all know, I have no allergies so knock your socks off!

uncoiledtiger 03/22/2007 #

hello :) I am not fussy in anyway apart from I really don't like liquorice - can't wait to get sweets though :) Thanks loads...

Goddess 03/22/2007 #

April and rivera1549 your goodies were sent out today. I hope you enjoy them!

Tunrida 03/23/2007 #

Packages to εïз ♥..Geise ..♥ εïз and fiona2277 were sent out today.

user7101 03/23/2007 #

Baglady and K-ROCK --- Your parcels were put in the post today. Keep the dentists number handy.

user6798 03/24/2007 #

I really like dark chocolate, nets, chews, not crazy about coconut. I am also very interested in fat-free candies, thanks

user6517 03/25/2007 #

Packages to DIETDEW and MIfoodie were sent out today. I am Sorry MIfoodie but the Swedish dark chocolate is not that good. I think you got something better.

lastslade 03/26/2007 #

My packages went out to Finland and California today!

nylelyn23 03/26/2007 #

aliie and craftersbag, your goodies are out. =D

user5455 03/27/2007 #

I am slightly late with sending my goodies. We have been sick the whole family so no trips to town :( But, the kids are getting better so hopefully I'll be able to send it tomorrow. Hope this is ok and that you understand. Can't take sick kids in the car....ouch

Tryph 03/27/2007 #

Packages to Finland & Alberta headed out last week! (22nd) Look to it taking about 2 weeks Tunrida, though hopefully not so long!

Jewel 03/27/2007 #

Bittercat & Safron5, your packages went out to You 26.3, I hope they are there soon and You like them!

Engflo 03/28/2007 #

I'll send Fiona and Dana's package on this week... I'm a little buzy... until friday, I'll send them!! Promise!! Hope that you understand.

user6663 03/28/2007 #

MY SWAPS OF CANDY WENT OUT YESTERDAY - HOPE YOU ENJOY THE ASSORTMENTS !!!

DylansMama 03/28/2007 #

Mine went out yesterday as well to nimzay and Marnel. I hope you guys enjoy.

user7007 03/29/2007 #

Baglady & Vee, your candy boxes went out on Monday 3/26 to Germany and New Jersey. I hope you enjoy your candy from Baltimore, MD!

April7x 03/29/2007 #

My packages for Suzie64 & WitchyBelle4u2 went out the other day! I hope you enjoy Aussie choccies.

Thanks Goddess for your lovely package! Runs off to leave feedback

marnel 03/29/2007 #

I just received a sweet package of treats from Jessica. Love the frogs and butter toffees...actually, I love it all.

Thanks...you're a great swap partner.

craftersbag 03/31/2007 #

I sent to allie and luisfearn this past week. Enjoy!

nylelyn23 04/ 3/2007 #

Dear allie and craftersbag, I hope you'll wait at least sometime til the swaps goodies arrive. I think it will take 10days. please don't worry, i did send them out. so i hope i don't get a no-send. :)

user7007 04/ 3/2007 #

I received my swap from noon in pajamas yesterday. Wow! I think you sent three times the required amount of candy. But oh what fun to go through the box!! Thanks so much, my boyfriend has already devoured the orchard jellies, and I fell in love with the little chocolate mushrooms! - so cute!

craftersbag 04/ 3/2007 #

It's cool nylelyn I understand about shipping. Mine went to Canada and Finland so it might be awhile before they get there things too.

nazca 04/ 4/2007 #

I received today a very beautiful and delicious letter from Anna thanks a lot, I like peanut butter...

Engflo 04/ 4/2007 #

Packages to Fiona and Dana were sent out today. Finally!! Hope they arrive soon...

lottebees 04/ 5/2007 #

I noticed it kinda takes a while for my things to get outside Europe. So to Tartlover07 and nylelyn. Your things did go out in time, I'm just hoping it wil get to you quickly.

Tryph 04/11/2007 #

What a lovely end to my first swap: great packages from Nazac and Aerochik. Thanks!

user7101 04/13/2007 #

Hmmmmm...almost 3 weeks after the deadline and still no package from isabelled...(looks out of window wistfully)

user7007 04/13/2007 #

I am also waiting for a package from isabelled. I did send an email this morning, hope to hear back soon. K-ROCK Oh also Vee, have you received my emails or package? I sent it to arrive within 9 days.

user7007 04/13/2007 #

Nine days from 3/26/07 that is.

user5455 04/16/2007 #

I do hope that my packages have reached their destinations by now. I have not received any ratings nor do I see anything written about it here. Usually it only takes a few days for mail to reach the US from here...

craftersbag 04/16/2007 #

I never received anything from Tartlover what a disappointment.

user7007 04/17/2007 #

I looked at the list for this swap, and some people still say not sent. Craftersbag - it looks like Tartlover fell off the face of the Earth. I still have not received rating or a response to any of my emails from Vee, and I still have not received a package from Isabelled, or a response to my email. P.U. love, K-ROCK

Petra 05/ 4/2007 #

It seems like my other partner, LoveAnatomy hasn´t even send her swaps yet... Great.

Engflo 05/14/2007 #

Yattaaaa!!! I love the package I received today!!! Thanks Tunrida!! The candies are soooo beautiful! (`.´)/

user5455 05/19/2007 #

Strange, I sent my packages a month ago and still no feedback....I do not even know if my packages have reached their destinations :( I know for a fact that it only takes about 2-5 days for a package from here to the us.

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