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by penguy
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Things in the post. Letters. Travelling Notebooks.

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by distractedmom
Jan 22, 2023 21:20:59 GMT
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Snail Mail happenings - when and where.

17 103 A Mail Mission should you choose to accept
by Gary S
Jan 27, 2023 0:21:28 GMT
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Somewhere to discuss paper, pens, inks and other tools for snail mail (includes typewriters)

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by tramplingrose
Jan 23, 2023 2:33:46 GMT
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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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A place to talk about snail mail and the world of correspondence.

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by hoyabella
Jan 19, 2023 18:26:29 GMT
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SnailMail scavenger hunt - challenges announced here, and threads for your found pictures

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by sunshine2170
Jul 20, 2021 0:48:55 GMT

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Snail Mail September 2022.

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by Mia
Sept 27, 2022 14:08:09 GMT

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

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by Mia
Jan 18, 2023 17:59:36 GMT
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A place to discuss the world of philately.

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Nov 15, 2022 22:32:03 GMT

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distractedmom: , and maybe some different types of paper for testing the inks? Nov 17, 2022 19:14:04 GMT
Mia: I've received a letter with some of this year's inkvent... Nov 17, 2022 21:13:02 GMT
mist619: Hello all, my name is misty, i would love to snail mail someone, i live in montana, i have two cats, i work in the freight/trucking industry. I am looking to exchange actual letters with a person or two. Nov 18, 2022 22:16:17 GMT
stompie: Hello & Welcome Mist19! We have an introductions thread so post on there where you can give some info about yourself and I am sure you will get a good response Nov 19, 2022 17:01:56 GMT
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radellaf: I have the 15 inks I've opened so far all ready (with the coffee scented one spilled a bit) but can't figure which freshly-cleaned pen to ink up with one. Or which, at all, to put a glitter/shimmer ink in. Dec 7, 2022 15:37:13 GMT
Mia: if worried about the clog, perhaps cheaper pens Dec 8, 2022 13:53:14 GMT
radellaf: Oh, yeah, definitely. I have cheap, cheap-ish, and a large selection of various prices but extra easy to clean (feed pulls out easily). Dec 13, 2022 23:03:23 GMT
ginny: Happy New Year, everybody! Dec 31, 2022 15:30:32 GMT
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Gilly: Happy New Year everyone :-* I couldnt get back in for 2 months so had to do another account but now my main computer is up and running it had my original password saved so I'm back :wave1: Jan 3, 2023 20:53:46 GMT
stompie: Builders in and the house is freezing as they leave doors and windows open! Jan 11, 2023 14:27:07 GMT
stompie: Have you tried the Jinhao X159 yet? I got one and it is a great pen at a great price! Jan 12, 2023 11:12:17 GMT
radellaf: Pilot 823 size? No, didn't hear about that one. It isn't my _favorite_ style but I'll have to get one anyway. Jan 18, 2023 19:41:22 GMT
distractedmom: , I’m proud of your pen purchasing stamina! Jan 20, 2023 4:03:56 GMT
Mia: arrived today, new Parker converter! Jan 21, 2023 13:19:25 GMT
Mia: And a new Parker pen (jotter) Jan 21, 2023 18:24:49 GMT
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