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The Inaugural HFO Goodie Swap

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pat
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The Inaugural HFO Goodie Swap

Post by pat » Tue September 30th, 2008, 7:12 am

Tacky, inexpensive, and fun are the general vibes I am getting!

As a rough guide:
$20US = $24AU
$20US = 11GBP
Like I say, this is a rough guide (rates curtesy of HIFX currency converter),is this amount ok with everyone?

If so, PM me or Divia with

1. Your internet name, proper name and address
2. Are you willing to post overseas.
3. Amazon wishlist if you have one.
4. Fav colours, time, scent, interests.
5. Tacky or book.

If you want pot luck....make sure your name and address is correct and leave the rest blank!


Good Luck!

Pat.

*PM's Divia with my details!*

Admin: If you want a new thread for this, please move it!
Divia: If you have anything else you can think of, please add!
A good book and a good coffee, what more can anyone want? xx

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Post by Amanda » Tue September 30th, 2008, 10:34 am

If people have online book catalogues, it might be good to supply the details for that if you are opting for a book gift - might help with avoiding doubling up.

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Post by Divia » Tue September 30th, 2008, 11:08 am

We could start a thread about the swap and it has people's book catalogs in it. I dunno how everyone feels about that though.
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Post by Vanessa » Tue September 30th, 2008, 5:27 pm

What's a book catalogue? Do you mean like a wish list of books?
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Post by Divia » Tue September 30th, 2008, 8:28 pm

Yep I mean wishlist :o
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Post by Susan » Tue September 30th, 2008, 9:06 pm

I'd like to do this, but right now I have students' papers all over the couch and the floor and I need to spend more time on school work. What is the time frame to respond?
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Post by Divia » Tue September 30th, 2008, 9:13 pm

I didnt think there was one. I thought (but I could be wrong) that if you wanted to do something nice for someone you could send them a surprise by PMing Pat or I and we would give you their address.

Some wanted to do it for the holiday season and some just wanted to do it whenever.
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Post by pat » Wed October 1st, 2008, 4:23 am

What if we say the first swap is for Christmas? This gives people time to shop and send. How does that sound?
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Post by boswellbaxter » Wed October 1st, 2008, 4:45 am

A holiday-time swap sounds good to me.
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Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Wed October 1st, 2008, 5:12 am

So is there any particular way to pick someone you swap with? Do Pat and Divia throw names in a hat and assign, or do we just pick somebody according to whatever, and send them something? Is there a list, like at a bridal registry, where someone can say, "no, so-and-so already got them the toaster, but the need for towels is still unmet? Or maybe, 'these names were taken for this period, but these folks still haven't heard from anybody?

Just trying to figure out who gets my cardboard-backed Christmas wreath of green-and-red laquered llama turds. :D

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