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02-22-2008, 11:59 AM
I have a whole bundle of cards from the previous site looking for a new home- the idea is I send them to someone who takes what they want from the pile and adds a similar number of cards from their collection that no longer fits with what they collect anymore.

Anyone want them next?

Right- here goes :)

1. Boatbird (Cyprus)sends to
2. KYSunflower (Kentucky)
3. ElectaBlue (TX)
4. Stellacometa (Italy)
5. Cars4cows (CA)
6. Bodecia Arietty (MI)
7. Frog Princess (UK)
8. Ria (UK)
9. Vicki Z (Minnesota)
10. Littlebit (CA)
11. OrganicMama (OR) Cards are here and heading on soon! 22nd August

13. Rothko (TX)
14. Bonsaigirl (Scotland)
15. Boatbird (CY- ready for round 2!)

I've taken Vicki Z's suggestion (thank you!) that it jump around the UK before heading off to the US- I hope everyone is ok with the postage on this one- if you need to be moved, let me know and I will change the order if I can!

I will be posting first thing on Saturday morning (I think I have the address I need LOL) and would hope that it is passed on within the suggested two weeks (one week if at all possible to speed it up and allow for postage times!) and that you all let me know when it has reached you and you have passed it on. As per 'TOS' (t'other site) I think it was set to 15 people max - have put myself back in to the list as number 15- ready for round 2 and will be taking sign-ups when it is over halfway through the list.

Please PM me if you have any questions etc!

02-22-2008, 12:10 PM
I do.:twitcy:

02-22-2008, 12:42 PM
I would like to join, too! Can I be after KYsunflower?

02-22-2008, 03:16 PM
Yeah, that'd be nice for me too. Anyone willing to send overseas?

02-22-2008, 04:43 PM
Do you think we might circulate it more then once?

02-24-2008, 12:02 AM
would love to be a part of this! can I join?

02-25-2008, 11:35 AM
Okay I will get them into the post by the beginning of next week (pay cheque!! :jiggy:) who then sends them to Electable who sends them to stellacometa and then onto cars4cows.... send them onto the next person within a fortnight at the latest if possible :)

02-25-2008, 02:01 PM
Can't wait I've never done this before.

Bodecia Arietty
02-25-2008, 03:42 PM
OOOOOooooo I want to join this one! I always sign up for these towards the end and have to wait through a billion people before they finally get here!

Frog Princess
02-26-2008, 05:44 AM
I'll join in! Hope it's ok for folks to be mailing to the UK.

Vicki Z
02-26-2008, 03:30 PM
Me Next!:jiggy:

02-26-2008, 03:35 PM
OK, then me please!

02-26-2008, 05:01 PM
Sign me up. :)

02-26-2008, 05:21 PM
Boatbird - you could update your first post and keep a list of those signing up and who gets it next. :)

02-26-2008, 05:33 PM
Sounds like a blast. Sign me up!

Vicki Z
02-27-2008, 10:14 AM
Since Frog Princess and Ria are both in the UK, perhaps it would make more sense (not to mention less postage) for Frog Princess to send the cards to Ria, then for Ria to send the cards to me, then for me to send the cards to littlebit.

Only Ria and I are affected, and I am putting Ria AHEAD of me, and no one else is loosing their place or being moved further down the list. I am only changing places with Ria (in the sequence), so this shouldn't confuse the thread too much. It is just that transit time and postage costs might make this sequence more workable. What do you think, boatbird? It is your thread.

02-27-2008, 01:26 PM
I'd like to participate in this swap as well.

02-27-2008, 01:32 PM
ooh! ooh! i am so up for this. :D

02-28-2008, 09:57 AM
Please add me to the list - happy to slot in with other UK based folk or post internationally.

02-28-2008, 11:56 AM
Have updated the list and taken on board Vicki Z's suggestion- about it jumping round England before jumping across the pond! Have fun and watch the post people!

02-28-2008, 03:40 PM
If you move me up to number 9 after Ria it will get a tour of Scotland as well before leaving the UK for the USA. We are still part of the UK although we have our own nationalist parliament now. Hoots mon an aw that!!

02-28-2008, 03:53 PM
Can I make a suggestion please, all those not in the USA, put them all in line together, to send to each other, then send to the USa and let is circulate here before going back home to Cyprus. Like from Cyprus to Itally to the UK to the USA and back to Cyprus. I don't mind that they aren't in the same order we signed up, it would just be quicker and cheaper.

Vicki Z
02-28-2008, 04:16 PM
I am almost sorry I suggested anything. I only did so because I was changing places with one person, and since that one person was going ahead of me, I didn't think this would cause a problem.

Unfortunately, putting all the International first and all the USA last, puts folks who made the effort to sign up quickly at the end of the list, possibly missing out on cards they might have chosen to take, but are now chosen by someone else, ahead of them, who, in all fairness, signed up after them.

Not that I am a huge fan of lines, but lines usually are there to give order to whatever is happening. We are an international group, and I wouldn't want something like this to create division.

02-28-2008, 05:25 PM
I wouldn't mind some reorganization, but I don't want to be at the end of the line! I have signed up for quite a few of these second generation threads and they always seem to fizzle out or get caught somewhere and I was SO excited that I might actually get to be close to the beginning of the line. I even went through my cards last night and pulled out cards to be all ready to send this ASAP when I get it.

02-29-2008, 12:04 PM
I think I am going to leave the list in the order that it is- I didn't foresee it causing any problems for Vicki Z to move one step down the list- it was her suggestion, but I have left the list as it is and will put myself down as number 15 so that bonsaigirl sends it back to me. I wanted the list to stay as it was more or less when people signed up- I know what it is like to have to wait so long for the cards to arrive- I was down near the bottom of the list before it all went awry at t'other site etc.... sorry if people don't like it- if you want to drop then that's fine, as is starting a new list of your own (although I would be happy to continue this to round 2 when the cards make it back to me).

One of the fun parts of this site is the fact that it is international- it may take longer for things to arrive but just think of the fun you can have whilst waiting- more time for ATC'ing!

03-02-2008, 10:38 AM
No problem I'm happy to take part in any order

03-08-2008, 07:10 PM
Suggestion: Maybe we/you could open a Flickr account and put Second Gen cards in a Gallery for trade (One on One trades)? That way people can trade the cards individually and actually See what they are trading for...

I've been in second Gen swaps and it can be very dissapointing anywhere in Line cause people tend to take the best cards & put crappy cards in.. :(

03-09-2008, 12:08 AM
I suspect that posting someone else's cards on Flickr would be a no-no. I can just imagine some people would get really upset. I plan on taking some good cards, but also putting some decent cards back in.

03-09-2008, 05:14 AM
I think you're right... Didn't think about that one, hmm.. Silly me :)
But Hey.. Aren't cards you traded -and made nice cards in return for- yours to trade?
I think of it as Pokemon cards or the Magic cards you create the selection you want to play with. Sometimes you can make someone really Happy with a card you didn't care that much for. It's better than get stashed away in a box. Is that bad?

I know there are people that will put decent cards in, Electa, but not everybody will..
I was so ashamed about one batch I got I threw the worst out straight into the bin & put some of my own in.

03-09-2008, 09:43 AM
In my opinion, second generation cards are fine and I don't mind if people pass mine on. I know that there are cards that I didn't really care for that other people just love, so a lot of it is just a personal thing. I just know that there have been threads in the past where some people feel very strongly that their cards shouldn't be passed on and they would be horribly upset if someone posted their cards for trade. Also, I believe the original artist always retains the copyright to a work, so posting it online without their permission is probably illegal (in the U.S., anyway).

03-09-2008, 10:04 AM
True again.. I didn't think about the copyright part when uploading them..
Hope you all can Trade for some Nice cards! :)

03-11-2008, 04:36 PM
I recieved these in the mail yesterday,took out 4 and added 4, please pm me who they go to next, thanks

03-11-2008, 07:06 PM
Any chance I can get in on this? I'd love to be on the list if possible.

03-12-2008, 04:17 AM
Bratgirl524, the list is full at the moment, but I will bear you in mind for round 2- or keep your eyes open in case someone starts another Second Gen thread :) :jiggy:

03-27-2008, 11:36 AM
I recieved these in the mail yesterday,took out 4 and added 4, please pm me who they go to next, thanks

Did you ever send these? I sent you my address on the 12th, but haven't heard anything. I hope you got my address when I sent it.

04-10-2008, 05:18 PM
I just wanted to let everyone know that I received the cards yesterday. I am going to go through them in the next few days and try to get them out by next week.

Kysunflower emailed me to say she has been very sick and that was the reason for the delay.

04-19-2008, 05:08 PM
Today I got the cards from ElectaBlue.
I took out some, added some more, and will be sending to cars4cows next week :)
Can I please have your addy??

I'll let you know when I actually mail them out.

04-19-2008, 09:33 PM
stellacometa - I pm'd you with my address.

04-19-2008, 10:17 PM
I'd be happy to participate in round 2!

04-19-2008, 10:52 PM
So would I!

04-29-2008, 08:49 PM
I received the cards today - I will swap out cards and send them out to the next person within the next few days.

Bodecia Arietty
04-30-2008, 12:10 AM
I am so excited it is finally my turn!

05-01-2008, 11:06 PM
I have about 30 2nd Gen cards from a swap that was on the old board right before it closed. Can I please join this swap and add them to the bunch that's going around?

05-01-2008, 11:11 PM
I have about 30 2nd Gen cards from a swap that was on the old board right before it closed. Can I please join this swap and add them to the bunch that's going around?

Or maybe start a new round, as there's some of us who also want to join in?

05-02-2008, 11:19 PM
I think I have to wait another month before I can host a swap, but as soon as I'm "of age" on the site, I'll post a 2nd gen swap. I feel bad b/c these cards are nice and they're just sitting here.
oh well....

05-06-2008, 09:45 PM
the cards went of to Bodecia Arriety today!

Bodecia Arietty
05-13-2008, 10:18 AM
I recieved the cards yesterday (whoooho!) and had a grand time looking at ALL of them! They will be on thier way to frog princess by the end of the week!

Bodecia Arietty
05-16-2008, 09:42 PM
Ok better make that the end of next week I got a little behind :unsure:

05-31-2008, 01:33 AM
How is this going? Sorry I haven't been around to check but Bodecia have they left your hands????

Bodecia Arietty
05-31-2008, 01:46 PM
I have been out of town the past two weeks and didn't get a chance to send them out before I left. But I will be sending them out on Monday.

Frog Princess
06-02-2008, 05:54 PM
I'll keep my eyes peeled for them, Bodecia Arriety.

06-13-2008, 08:19 AM
Could I join this? Or is it too late now?

Frog Princess
06-14-2008, 10:04 AM
The cards all arrived safe & sound this morning! I've been playing in the pile and they'll be ready to head off to the next destination on Monday. Ria, I'll pm you for your addy.

06-14-2008, 12:27 PM
Will keep a look for these in post - I've got a couple of days off work, so hopefully I can get these back out and post - quite quickly! Just hope they aren't too heavy as I believe I have to post to USA !!!!!!

06-14-2008, 01:01 PM
Ohh pick me, pick me! I'd love to join in after you Boatbird on round number two!

Frog Princess
06-24-2008, 05:10 AM
The cards (just over 40 of them!!!!!!) are on their way to Ria now.

Vicki Z
06-24-2008, 07:16 AM
And after Ria, it is me. I am soooo excited, and I am not even next, but I am next after next!!!!!

06-24-2008, 01:44 PM
can i join in round 2?

06-24-2008, 01:49 PM
O good, second round, can I join please?

06-24-2008, 05:46 PM
this sounds nice - never done it before - can i join pls? :D

07-22-2008, 07:25 PM
So where are we with this swap?

Frog Princess
07-25-2008, 12:08 PM
I sent the batch out to Ria a month ago- the package was weighed properly at the Post and Package Warehouse and handed over to the staff, who I watched put it into the big wheely bag thing, so there shouldn't have been any problems. Don't know if Ria still has it or not.

07-27-2008, 03:34 PM
I have posted these out to VickyZ - hopefully they should arrive at destination soon!!!! Sorry to everyone for the delay.

Vicki Z
07-28-2008, 07:48 AM
I have received the cards. Ria thought she had already sent them to me, but when I told her I had not received them yet, she discovered the cards had not yet been sent, and she forwarded them to me the same day.
Thanks Ria, that was a very quick delivery all the way from the UK!!!!!

I will post them onto the next person in line as soon as they provide their address.

Frog Princess
07-28-2008, 08:16 PM
Yay! Glad they made it to you ok, Ria! Quite a selection wasn't there!!!

Vicki Z
07-29-2008, 07:17 AM
I have received the packet. Thanks Ria, that was a very quick delivery all the way from the UK!!!!! I will post them onto the next person in line. I now have their address and will mail the cards on shortly.

07-29-2008, 02:42 PM
Vicki Z- have you got the address you need? Seems like the next person in line to you has been on recently- PM's going OK and all that???

I'm taking bookings for round 2- I have a few on the list already (when I find it oops :o ) and I'm looking forward to getting the cards back ready to go :)

07-29-2008, 09:10 PM
I'm not sure if I'm on the list or not. Can you add me if I'm not already there please.

07-30-2008, 03:14 PM
Boatbird, I'm next in line and I sent VickiZ my address yesterday. :)

Vicki Z
07-30-2008, 03:22 PM
I would like to be added to round two since the cards change with every person. I think I asked earlier, but if you have misplaced the round two list, or are starting a new list, please add me on.

08-01-2008, 02:26 PM
Not a problem Vicki Z- I'm collating all the names for round 2 over the weekend and will probably start a new thread for it :) so as to not confuse things here!

Frog Princess
08-01-2008, 03:08 PM
I'd like to be added to round 2 as well, please, boatbird.

Vicki Z
08-06-2008, 02:39 PM
I mailed the cards to Littlebit on Monday. I would assume she would receive them no later than this weekend. We are moving right along.

08-06-2008, 03:56 PM
Oooh! That means I'm next. **rubbing hands together gleefully**

08-07-2008, 11:18 PM
I've received the cards, all very lovely. Can I keep them all? ;) No? OK I'll send them on their way after I fondle them a bit. I should have them in the mail by Monday.

Now I just have to get an address for the next person in line.

08-10-2008, 01:08 AM
I would like to be added to round 2 also, please.

08-10-2008, 04:05 PM
Hey guys n girls- the list for round 2 is rapidly filling up- 11 names not including mine.... anyone else want them when they come round again? PM me or post here and I will add you to the list! Hope everyone is enjoying this! I can't wait to see them when they return to me!

08-11-2008, 04:33 PM
The cards will be on their way to OrganicMama in today's mail.

08-17-2008, 08:58 PM
I got 'em, swapped 'em, and will be sending them on this week!

08-18-2008, 05:28 AM
Hey guys n girls- the list for round 2 is rapidly filling up- 11 names not including mine.... anyone else want them when they come round again? PM me or post here and I will add you to the list!

I want to be in on the second round. I've sent you a pm, but I figured I'd post a message here as well.

08-21-2008, 06:09 PM
I want to be in on the second round. I've sent you a pm, but I figured I'd post a message here as well.

Ta chuck! :) You're on the list! :)

08-21-2008, 06:18 PM
I have the cards all ready to go, but my kiddo is not feeling well so no post office today. I will send them out ASAP. Raina asked that I skip her and send them to rothko, so that's where they're going!

08-27-2008, 11:35 AM
Dang, dang, dang. Tuesday is my go-to-the-post-office-day (when I'm right there by it and don't have to make a special errand), but I ended up having to work yesterday and didn't make it. Okay, I could have, but my work was doing childcare and I just didn't want to take two non-napping toddlers into the post office. I'm strong, but not that strong. :wacko:

So where does that leave the cards? I will try to get them out tomorrow. We are leaving for a few days of camping, so my idea is to drop them off on our way out of town. If that doesn't happen, I will take them next Tuesday. Sorry for the delay - be assured that I haven't forgotten about them. Life is just...life...right now.

09-03-2008, 11:09 AM
Okay. Finally they hit the mailbox. They went out with the evening mail yesterday. Sorry about all the delay.

09-19-2008, 03:24 AM
Hows this doing? Have they arrived the other end yet????

09-19-2008, 09:33 AM
Could I get in on the second round, please? :huh:

09-21-2008, 04:58 PM
Of course Betsi :) Once I hear that they have arrived where they are currently headed- and close to being on their way again, I will post the Round Two Second Gen thread- or a title something like that! Thanks for joining!

09-24-2008, 05:31 PM
i would also like to get on this second round please - is it OK?

09-24-2008, 07:24 PM
Hi... I was wondering if this was still open?! I'd love to play if so.... I'm from Michigan (US), if that matters...

09-26-2008, 01:00 PM
Ooh I think our list might be a touch overflowing for the second round...

Nope- we're good and FULL for Round 2 already! All 15 people signed up and raring to go! Woot!

Margi- you will be the last person on the list so you will have to be a little patient.... I didnt specify (sorry, naughty me) but you should have 3+ i-Trader points to join this- I am sure you will have the points by the time the cards reach you! If you fancy doing a personal trade to help, please PM me :)

09-30-2008, 06:34 PM
Did I make it on the list???? :(

I would really love to play!!

10-04-2008, 02:35 PM
Yup! You're there AngelaMariex3 :) don't panic!

10-04-2008, 07:22 PM
Hehe, awesome. :) Thanks!

10-06-2008, 02:51 PM
As the last on the current list - just looking for an update on where the cards are just now and to say i will be away from 10 to 17 October and would like to pass on my address before I go.

10-06-2008, 03:17 PM
I'm waiting to hear from Rothko- she hasn't logged in here since the 21st August... hopefully she has them... hang on, will check her on Facebook.... she's been on there today but it looks like she is busy at work.

10-16-2008, 07:34 PM
hi! sorry i haven't been here in forever -- i'm awful. i have the cards, have made my swaps, and they've just sorta been sitting in my room. i know, i suck. :embarrassed: but! here i am, ready to send them on. bonsaigirl's next in line, right?

10-26-2008, 04:22 AM
Good to hear from you rothko! Yes, bonsaigirl is next then they come back to me- will post the Secound Round list later today :) Whoop!

11-05-2008, 07:35 PM
The mystery package arrived in Scotland today! I will sort through the cards and get them on their way early next week - PM'ing for your address boatbird.

11-06-2008, 03:20 AM
Yay! Thanks for letting me know!!!!!!!!!!

Vicki Z
11-06-2008, 08:38 AM
Are you going to start the next round on this thread, or start a new thread?
If you start a new thread, would you please put the link on this thread?
I am subscribed to this thread, and don't want to miss any communication.

11-06-2008, 08:57 AM
I will be starting a new thread and of course I will share the link :D no problems Vicki and thanks for the suggestion! Will do it later, I am out job hunting

Vicki Z
11-06-2008, 11:20 AM
Thanks for the quick feedback
Good luck job hunting

11-06-2008, 11:42 AM
Oh! Good luck wiry the job hunting! I will be watching for the new thread!

11-06-2008, 03:41 PM
Here's the link to the new thread- come on over and don't forget to subscribe!!!!!


11-22-2008, 09:32 AM
The cards are now on their way to Boatbird - posted yesterday - thanks for hosting this trade. Looking forward to the next round.

11-26-2008, 07:07 AM
Received them this morning! Thanks Bonsaigirl! (Unusually the postman left the parcel on the floor under my post box rather than leaving a note for me to collect it from the Main office! How sweet!)
I will be asking for this thread to be closed so we can all migrate to the new one!

Whoever (very nicely) put them in binder pages... I might have to take them out so that I can save a little on postage but I will see what I can do- they do look ever so nice in them!