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20 Facts Penpal Swap

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Swap Coordinator:jayeme (contact)
Swap categories: Letters & Writing 
Number of people in swap:37
Location:International
Type:Type 2: Flat mail
Last day to signup/drop:January 16, 2011
Date items must be sent by:January 30, 2011
Number of swap partners:2
Description:

This is a fun letter swap! You will have 2 partners, and send them each a letter with a list of 20 facts about yourself. These facts can be anything--things you've done, things you love, things you want to do. Be creative! I'm hoping this will lead to some real letters & long-term penpal friendships, but after the first 20-fact letter, it's up to you :) Letters must be handwritten (unless you have a medical reason to type, in which case I'm sure your partners will understand! but do handwrite if you're able.), and try to check out your partner's profile & write things that might interest them/things you have in common. And where possible, elaborate on your facts! For example, instead of writing, "I love to read," say something about the kinds of books you like. Say something that can start a conversation, and have fun!

Discussion

Margothecat 01/10/2011 #

I would love to join this swap, but due to the pain in my hands, I am not able to handwrite.

jayeme 01/10/2011 #

I should edit it--should be handwritten unless you have a medical reason to type. Sorry, Margothecat, do feel free to go ahead and join! I'll edit it now.

Margothecat 01/10/2011 #

Thank you so much! You're a sweetie :)

melodia 01/10/2011 #

very nice idea :) i dont have time for it now but would love to join if you host it again later ;)

grapestewart 01/12/2011 #

You have such wonderfulo ideas!!!

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Fixi 01/16/2011 #

I cant mail you back... I dont know why... but I have written a little something on my profile now :) And I am a real person :) So I hope to get in the swap :)

jayeme 01/17/2011 #

@Fixi you're in :) You can view your partner by clicking on 'See the partners you send to' in the yellow box on the top right.

Fixi 01/18/2011 #

My letters are done :) I am going to send it to morrow at the latest :)

nancyn 01/30/2011 #

I just want to apoogize to my 2 receivers - I know deadline to post is today but seeing as today is Sunday, even if I

nancyn 01/30/2011 #

pop them in the post box now they won't be on their way until tomorrow so I will be taking them along to the post office tomorrow! Don't want to message the receivers before they get their letter as half the fun is the waiting unknowingly lol

titancia 01/31/2011 #

I did the same as Nancy--I popped them in the mail on the way to work this morning at about 5:45 since there was no mail service yesterday. So they're on their way today! :)

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