Right now, I’ve got those swap-bot nerves like you wouldn’t believe. Why don’t I just quit & take off the pressure? Today, it’s 2 swaps off to 3 people; I’ll save the bigger deal for last.
First off, it’s a trade of 5 free bookmarks. “Free bookmarks” are the kind of book marks you get for free. I decided to make my own envelopes; let’s look at those now.
The top package is going to Fredericksburg, Virginia, and the bottom one goes to Auburndale, Novia Scotia, Canada. Since the swap rules called for 5 book marks, I put in 7. And some other stuff.
I know I’d give myself the “extra special” heart for this, but I always put in the effort, and always give the people sending me swaps the benefit of the doubt unless they take it away from themselves forcefully.
Now, the OTHER swap, oh, the nerves! This one is a “profile-based small package swap.” We were to use our partner’s profile as a guide, and send at least 4 items, at a value of at least 8 dollars. I printed out this person’s profile–oh, she’s in Crowthorne, Berkshire, United Kingdom–and read it, and re-read it, and made a couple of notes. And then I spent more time shopping than I ever, ever do. Got 4 different things, at 3 different stores, and then ended up shopping online for a 5th thing! She likes bunnies & owls, and green tea, and wide tape…
And then I shipped it off. That’s $23ish, right there! THERE MUST BE A BETTER WAY!
So I hope everyone loves everything, and that they love me, too, and give me a good grade, The End.