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February snail mail projects

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International Correspondence Writing Month - 2019 edition, is a February letter writing project. You can join up over at a handwritten letter every day We also welcome people doing A Month of Letters.

6 187 Suggestions for Writing Letters
by dee
Dec 3, 2019 11:29:52 GMT
No New Posts InCoWriMo-2018 Chat

International Correspondence Writing Month - 2018 edition, is a February letter writing project. We also welcome people doing A Month of Letters.

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For InCoWriMo (International Correspondence Writing Month) 2017.

7 181 Waterlogged Address
by radellaf
Oct 27, 2017 5:13:04 GMT

Guest Section

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For guests to post questions

3 20 Any questions about the site?
by katiel
Dec 15, 2018 12:04:45 GMT


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A place for new members to introduce themselves, even if it is just to say, "Hi!" We don't bite.

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Do you have suggestions or problems with the forum? Let us know in here.

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Information and guidelines for the site.

19 66 Welcome to A World of Snail Mail
by richila
Dec 4, 2019 16:49:23 GMT

Penfriendship and Correspondence

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Things in the post. Letters. Travelling Notebooks.

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Links to postal projects and snail mail on the web.

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46 341 USPS Operation Santa (gifts for needy kids/families)
by mailartist
Nov 20, 2019 19:37:04 GMT
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Snail Mail happenings - when and where.

10 47 Letter social events.
by christyotwisty
Jun 27, 2019 0:27:35 GMT
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Somewhere to discuss paper, pens, inks and other tools.

Sub-boards: Ink, Paper, Pens

76 1,367 The search for a shady grey ink
by sails
Oct 30, 2019 23:20:28 GMT
No New Posts Seeking Penpals / Correspondence

Looking for new correspondents and penpals? Try here. This section is not accessible to non-members or those who have not introduced themselves & participated in other threads.

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No New Posts Snail Mail Discussion

A place to talk about snail mail and the world of correspondence.

125 1,768 Pen Pal Sign Up Disappointments
by Mia
Dec 7, 2019 14:31:53 GMT
No New Posts Scavenger Hunt

SnailMail scavenger hunt - challenges announced here, and threads for your found pictures

11 31 Snail Mail Scavenger Hunt - September
by Mia
Sept 20, 2019 22:54:32 GMT

Postal Section

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Keep up to date with postal news, postage rates, postal services, and stamps for postage.

59 483 USPS 2020 Stamps, plus potential rate hike
by Mia
Nov 24, 2019 14:58:12 GMT
No New Posts Stamp Collecting

A place to discuss the world of philately.

9 107 Using 30+ year old stamps
by mailartist
Mar 5, 2019 3:15:07 GMT


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Mia: :snail: Nov 9, 2019 17:01:25 GMT
mistero: I am getting bad at work :( I have too much things to do and too long days so I make mistakes. I hope it'll calm down soon. Nov 10, 2019 16:24:14 GMT *
Mia: More Star Wars stamps Nov 15, 2019 13:16:21 GMT
Mia: Heading home Nov 23, 2019 12:52:01 GMT
mistero: I haven't come for long. How are you, all ? Nov 23, 2019 17:28:48 GMT
jejemunk: itching to send my christmas cards :postie: Nov 23, 2019 19:55:47 GMT
Mia: I have already received from one penpal! Nov 23, 2019 21:46:13 GMT
allanorn: I started writing my holiday card list - could be over 30 cards this year Nov 24, 2019 20:18:07 GMT
Steph Walford: So not ready but going have to get xmas sorted :S Nov 25, 2019 11:19:33 GMT
rosesnbrambles: I've already sent two Christmas cards with letters but I still need to write the card list. (rofl) Nov 26, 2019 13:22:07 GMT
christyotwisty: Sent Christmas cards and one gift to UK pen pals when I believed a Royal Mail strike was imminent. Just mailed two gifts with winter holiday sentiments to US friends. Nov 27, 2019 0:15:37 GMT
Mia: Touch wood, no strike. Finland posties have been on strike and it was going to go on for ages, but they've reached a deal and gone back to work Nov 27, 2019 21:32:54 GMT
Mia: Looks like things in progress for incowrimo-2020 Nov 28, 2019 1:36:56 GMT
mistero: Boohoohoo there is no December topic for 5Q :'( Dec 1, 2019 8:40:00 GMT
Gilly: I don't think we ever have one in December because everyone is so busy :-/ Dec 1, 2019 22:00:11 GMT
Mia: 5Q has a month off. Back in January! Dec 1, 2019 23:27:33 GMT
allanorn: No need for a 5Q when we're all trying to get holiday cards out the door :tree: Dec 2, 2019 2:05:30 GMT
doultonmyra: Is there a listing for those who like to receive holiday cards here? Dec 2, 2019 15:39:25 GMT
christyotwisty: A person elsewhere, in a 'campaign for real mail', called himself a 'mail chauvanist [sic]'. I replied I was a proud 'mail chauvinist PIG (pen and ink girl). Dec 4, 2019 17:53:44 GMT
Mia: We tried cards last year... but I think many of us already send to each other.. Dec 7, 2019 13:05:35 GMT