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From: postcardgirl
Date: 04-17-2006, 09:55 PM (1 of 9)
Just checking to see if anyone is up for another scavenger hunt. It's been a while since we did one of these. I was thinking a "summer" theme with due (mailing) date around mid-June.

For those new swappers - synopsis:

You cannot participate if you have not participated successfully in past swaps (fq, scavenger or other swap). I will need you to email me your username, real name, mailing address & telephone number (will not be shared, only for emergencies). If you haven't participated in a past swap hosted by me, please let me know what swaps you have participated in so I may confirm with hostess. Please, even if youíve participated in my past swaps, email me with your information so I can file it in my Scavenger Hunt folder.

These rules may seem strict, but based on past experiences, the board has decided to set participation rules. Before committing to this swap, please carefully consider if you will be able to fulfill the swap. If you do need to drop out of the swap or will be late, please contact me immediately. If you do not fulfill your obligation to this swap after committing, you will not be permitted to join future swaps of this type.

Try to keep your spending at about the $20 (USD) mark (PLUS postage costs). One item must be homemade (your choice).

So - anyone up for a scavenger hunt? The $20 is debatable too - we can decrease to $15 if you'd like, but if we did that I would decrease the number of items you're scavenging for (there are usually 10 items).
User: postcardgirl
Member since: 05-01-2001
Total posts: 367
From: esrun3
Date: 04-17-2006, 11:05 PM (2 of 9)
I'm ready! It has been awhile since we've done one...Christmas? can't remember when we did the last one. It was loads of fun so yes, let's do another one!
User: esrun3
Member since: 12-02-2004
Total posts: 2345
From: kittykat
Date: 04-18-2006, 12:25 AM (3 of 9)
yes i am ready for another hunt. summer sounds nice.
User: kittykat
Member since: 08-06-2001
Total posts: 184
From: Debby215
Date: 04-18-2006, 03:59 PM (4 of 9)
YES YES YES I am more than ready for a scavenger hunt. Thanks Shari for thinking of it. I haven't seen many post from you, hope you and the family are doing ok. We have been sharing the sinus infections and coughs this Easter season.
So much fabric....... So little time!!
User: Debby215
Member since: 11-14-2001
Total posts: 611
From: postcardgirl
Date: 04-18-2006, 08:30 PM (5 of 9)
Too much work and not enough play! My eyes hurt everynight when I get home and it's all I can do to stay awake til the girls get to bed at 9:30! We got a new computer system at work and it's taking it's toll! :throw:
User: postcardgirl
Member since: 05-01-2001
Total posts: 367
From: oklahomanana
Date: 04-19-2006, 05:36 PM (6 of 9)
I hve not been in one of your scavengar hunts before but I had a blast in your 2005 Stocking Swap! Matter of fact, the partner I got was GreenDragonLady, and she and I have become good friends since then. I learned so much about her, and she in turn with me, and we have such a good time online to each other now. So this has really got my curiousity up! What kind of things are on the list to hunt for? Thanks! Dorene(OKNANA)
One of the best gifts to give a child/grandchild is your listening ear.
User: oklahomanana
Member since: 09-07-2004
Total posts: 406
From: postcardgirl
Date: 04-19-2006, 08:30 PM (7 of 9)
Haven't even thought about a list yet - but this was last year's Summer Scavenger Hunt list (limit was around $20 USD to spend as there were 12 items):

1. Luau
2. Insects
3. Pinwheels
4. Beach/ocean/pool/swimming
5. Summer makes me think of sunglasses, so how about a bright/neon fq
6. Fruits/veggies
7. Something summery or quilty that begins with 1st initial of recipientís name 8. something star shaped
9. Summer food item/drink recipe
10. travel related
11. summer colored thread
12. Summer homemade item

Now these items can be ANYTHING relating to the topic, so for example - LUAU - anything you might use at a luau, or that makes you think of a luau - last year I sent a FQ with luau items on it.

User: postcardgirl
Member since: 05-01-2001
Total posts: 367
From: oklahomanana
Date: 04-19-2006, 10:26 PM (8 of 9)
Thanks For the list. Something to think about now.
One of the best gifts to give a child/grandchild is your listening ear.
User: oklahomanana
Member since: 09-07-2004
Total posts: 406
From: Karebear
Date: 04-20-2006, 05:52 PM (9 of 9)
I love this game.. please count me in

"If you want to build a ship, don't herd people together to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea." --Antoine de Saint-Exupery
User: Karebear
Member since: 01-24-2002
Total posts: 338
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