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Mad Tea Party!

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Mad Tea Party!
Swap Coordinator:4getmenot71 (contact)
Swap categories: Food  Miscellaneous  Handmade 
Number of people in swap:10
Location:International
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Last day to signup/drop:July 24, 2009
Date items must be sent by:August 14, 2009
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

For this swap, we will all go a little bit "mad"... about tea, that is! ;oP

Send your partner 12 sealed, fresh teabags in assorted flavors. (Please, no more than two of each kind.)

ALSO, send your partner one hand-made tea-themed item (eg; an atc, a matchbox, jewelry, etc.) and at least one store-bought tea-themed item (eg; a few note-cards, some fabric, a teacup, stickers, etc.)

Please check your partners' profiles to see what types of things they like... or ask them. :)

This swap is open to anyone worldwide with a rating of at least 4.8 and no recent no-sends.

Drink up! :)

I do reserve the right to ban anyone that I think is joining just to flake or cause trouble!

Discussion

BeautifulMess 07/ 3/2009 #

Not a lot of the teabags in my area are sealed =(

hydro75 07/ 3/2009 #

On my watchlist! :)

ViolaOdorata 07/ 3/2009 #

I have the same problem, teabags here come in paper wrapping :'(

4getmenot71 07/ 3/2009 #

BeautifulMess & ViolaOdorata ~

That is a shame. :(

I know many people have the same problem, but unfortunately, many people also will not accept anything that isn't sealed. Perhaps you could set up a private swap with each other, if neither of you mind teas that aren't sealed? (Just trying to offer up a solution!) :)

hydro75 ~ Hope you'll decide to join! :)

IngridRijnen 07/ 4/2009 #

I'm doing many teaswaps and we all always send our teas in a paper wrapping and it always goes right. And if there is a tea without a wrapper then swappers seal it y themself. If paper wrappers were also allowed I really would love to join. It is a very nice swap idea.... :-((

ViolaOdorata 07/ 4/2009 #

I wrap everything I send in plastic before sending so it's clean and fresh to receive. I've done teas waps before and it never was a problem.
I really hope you change your mind about the wrapping so we can join this nice swap.

Jingles 07/ 4/2009 #

you cannot mail tea to sdome countries!check with post!

rachwms 07/ 4/2009 #

what do you mean by sealed anyway?

homeandheart 07/ 4/2009 #

If this will help some USA swappers, I get my individually wrapped single serving size tea bags in many of the "bulk" foods sections of grocery stores. Also check gift and specialty stores. Hope that helps!

chachakate 07/ 9/2009 #

I think the hostess just wrapped tea not any loose tea.

chachakate 07/ 9/2009 #

I think the hostess wants just wrapped tea not any loose tea.

Lucinka 07/11/2009 #

Can I ask: with sealed teabags you mean this: http://collection.teabags.cz/detail.php?produkt_id=1848

Reesie271 07/12/2009 #

I consider that sealed. Its wrapped individually and glued shut. Thats different from just grabbing a teabag out of your box at home and tossing it in an envie. I figure if thats how the stores sell it, thats how I can send it.

Reesie271 07/13/2009 #

oh and not to sound cranky or anything, just want this swap to go well because I love tea swaps. If your country doesn't allow us to send you tea I would suggest either letting us know so we could send something else or not signing up. (sorry Australia!) I personally would be ok with just sending tea related items rather than actual tea to those countries so they could still participate.

Reesie271 07/13/2009 #

Im technically a newbie here but have done LOTS of mail swaps over the years from yahoo groups

SwedishMum 07/19/2009 #

I am sorry, I joined the group but I a newbie. That is I have no rating at all... I loved the idea since I drink cans of tea every day, but feel free to throw me out if it isn't ok for me to join.

4getmenot71 07/25/2009 #

Hello, everyone... sorry for the delay in getting back to you all... the reason I say sealed bags is because a lot of people will not drink anything sent loosed or withour wrappers... mostly for sanitary purposes. I really think it is best to leave it as a swap for individually wraped/sealed bags,

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