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January 27th, 2014

02:30 am
-Name: Stephanie
-Age: 25
-Country: Goussainville, France
I'm french with origin from Guadeloupe, I'm student, for the moment I live with my parents.

-Main interests: I like read, movies, watch series and TV, listen to music, drive, my pets, Disney, dolls, make up, clothes, shoes...

-Favorite music: Indochine, Evanescence, Stromea, Linkin Park, Michael Jackson, Miley Cyrus, Vanessa Paradis, M, Thomas Dutronc, Spice Girls, Dir en Grey, Emmanuel Moire, Mylene Farmer, Michel Berger, Daniel Balavoine, Eminem, Selena Gomez... and more.

-Favorite books: Harry Potter saga, Twilight saga, Sophie Kinsella's Books, Les chevaliers d'émeraudes, All fantastics books, tales and legends.. Manga, BD, Comics...

-Favorite movies: All movies from Tim Burton, with Johnny Depp, Angelina Jolie, Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman and Tom Hanks, Marvel's Movies, Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Star Wars, Godzilla, King Kong, DC comics movies, Disney movies.... and more.

-Describe your ideal penpal: Serious, who exchange  regular snail mail, I looking for a penpal for several years, not one month...
-What age do you want them to be? 35 years old max.
-What sex do you want them to be? Both
-Snail mail, e-mail pals, or both? Snail mail only please
-How long letter will you write? 1-2 pages
-What country do you want them to be from? Worldwide

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January 3rd, 2014

09:48 am
Name: Gauri
Age: 29
Gender: Female
Location: Australia

I'm a writer looking for other writers, or at least someone who can write a good letter, to write to. I love the idea of allowing a friendship to unfold over time, letter by letter. My ideal penpal is someone who would be interested in sharing thoughts, opinions, and the details of our evolving lives long-term, over a period of years. I realise that this kind of friendship isn't something you can engineer, but I hope that by stating my intentions up-front I'll at least be giving it a good try!

A little about me: I write fiction and poetry, and I'm also a naturopath (i.e. a practitioner of natural medicine). I live with my partner and our two cats, who I'm very fond of. I love young adult fiction, herbal tea, napping outdoors, picnics, the beach, hatha yoga, dancing (though I'm very bad at it), chocolate and cats. I'm dedicated to personal growth and I'm a very introspective person. I'm also a classic introvert.

I don't see much use in listing my favourite books, films or foods, because I personally don't find it all that useful in forming my idea of a person, but if you'd like to know those things, please let me know.

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November 15th, 2013

10:17 am
Name: Mia
Age: 24
Location: Santa Cruz, CA

Sexuality: bisexual.
I love cooking, film, feminism, garage sales, photography, reading, traveling, stationary, singing, gay rights, concerts, riot grrrl, punk, psychology, painting, collage, altered books, art, architecture, cats, late night conversations where you completely forget the time, graffiti, Lomography and my Holga camera.
Some of my favorite bands are Sleater-Kinney, the Dresden Dolls/Amanda Palmer, Tilly and the Wall, The Slits, Bright Eyes, Kimya Dawson, Elliott Smith, Neutral Milk Hotel, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Beirut, Los Campesinos!, Mirah, Thao and the Get Down Stay Down, Jason Webley, St. Vincent, Tune Yards, Zoe Boekbinder, Bitter Ruin, Birds Fled From Me, Defiance, Ohio, Devendra Banhart, Arcade Fire, The Head & the Heart, Jaymay, She & Him.
Favorite films: Ghost World, Trainspotting, Amelie, The Invisible Circus, Slumdog Millionaire, Moonrise Kingdom, Eagle Vs. Shark, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, The Men Who Stare at Goats, But I'm a Cheerleader, Beautiful Losers, Mic Macs, Paris, Je t'aime, Ruby Sparks, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, Bagdad Cafe, Beauty is Embarrassing, Heartbeats.
I have a bachelor’s degree in art therapy with a women's studies minor. I love curiosity. I often enjoy solitude. I feel most drawn to other outsiders and artists. I am currently taking science classes as prerequisites to a Master’s program for Occupational Therapy. I would love to talk to anyone in the field.
I love to receive long letters, handmade envelopes, mix CDs, stationary and art. I would like snail mail pen pals from any country. Nothing is as exciting as mail love. My only tattoo is an envelope with a heart on my left wrist. I've been writing to pen pals since I was 15, and I can't imagine it not being a part of my life. While I'm in school, it may sometimes take me months to respond to letters (although it’s often less), but I will always get back to you. I'd love to hear from you! My mailbox has been rather empty lately.

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October 7th, 2013

07:08 pm
Name: Karla
Age: 21
Gender: Female
Location: Bristol, United Kingdom
Interests: Learning more about my Catholic faith, listening to music, art, watching movies/television, learning more about America
Music: Jazz, neo soul, country, 90s alternative
Tv: Star Trek DS9, Strictly come dancing, Dancing with the stars, Life on the rock, Star Trek Voyager, Under the dome
What are you requesting
How many penpals do you want: Not sure
Do you want e-mails: Prefer letters
Do you want snail mail: Yep
Length of letters: May start of one page at beginning as we get to know each other but will likely increase
How quick are you to respond: As soon as I can
Male or Female: Both
Age: Above 18
From where: Would like to have penpal from America, but anywhere really
What are you looking for: Somebody that I can connect with, learn things about, and become true friends

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September 23rd, 2013

03:49 am - Looking for pen pals with things in common or similarities to myself
If anyone knows someone who'd make a good friend or pen pal for me, please let me know or give them my info

Name: Victoria
Sex: Female
Age: 30
Birthday: January 31st, 1983
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

Interests: I am highly interested in ghosts, ghost hunting, and weird or unexplained things. That includes aliens, Bigfoot, chupacabra, black-eyed kids, orbs etc. I am also into mythological creatures and being Pagan I half belief in them being real... such as faeries, elves, elemental/nature spirits, mermaids, etc. I am kind of into "new age" things, though in reality some are old age. I am into herbs and herbalism, crystals, tarot, and reading books on anything "new age" things. I love incense, candles, thunderstorms, the moon. I love playing games, video games (I adore Nintendo) and online games, FB games even. I love watching ghost shows (so many of them, too many to name), cartoons (The Amazing World of Gumball, Adult Swim cartoons, Bob's Burgers, Family Guy, etc), and other things sometimes like LOLPets. I adore animals and actually kind of like them more than people. I love nature. I am also into abandoned buildings, want to get into urban exploring but have no one to do so with. I own a metal detector and love to find lost treasures and just things in general. I love finding interesting things lying on the ground. There are some people out there into finding lost letters and pictures on the ground etc, I am one of them. These are treasures to me. I am in a way, like a child... my child spirit is definitely within me. I love rainbows, feathers, and rocks! I own a rock tumbler but don't know where to find interesting rocks to tumble. I adore bubbles, sidewalk chalk, glow in the dark and UV things! Currently my hair is blue with my bangs being green but I used UV dye, so it'll glow under blacklight... I am not a raver either! I am into the raver look, with everything being brightly colored and UV! I am also into the gypsy/bohemian look and into gypsy magick. I adore vampires, blood, gore, and horror movies. Horror art, or well, horror photography is something I'd love to do or get into! I love the "goth" look as well, as all the others I like.

Described as: I am insightful, described as cerebral, and I am very quiet (people ALWAYS comment on that)

Tattoos/Piercings: Ears and septum, had a navel piercing but well, it's no longer... and plan on a lot more, my lip at least 3x and I want to eventually see if my body can handle dermal anchors and corset piercings... I read they can last for up to a year, and I think that'd be alright with me! I love piercings! Tattoos, I am unsure of but have some ideas I've been contemplating over the years!

Who are your favorite bands/singers/music?: Tapping the Vein, Brainwave/Binaural Beats music (I have a station for it on Pandora but discovered them before that), Within Temptation, FlyLeaf, Staind, Disturbed, Counting Crows, OTEP, A Perfect Circle, Tool, Ellie Goulding, LIGHTS,

Favorite Books: Dangerous Angels, Violet and Claire... anything by Francesca Lia Block, Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife, A Certain Slant of Light -- currently reading Mysteries of the Unexplained and I love these sorts of books and it's getting me back into reading when I haven't for a few years now it seems-- yes, pretty sad

Favorite Movie: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, What Dreams May Come, The Fountain, Silent Hill, Nightmare Before Christmas, Pan's Labyrinth, MirrorMask, Labyrinth, Legend, Interview with The Vampire, The Neverending Story, Ultraviolet, The Fifth Element, Underworld

Favorite T.V. Show(s): Ghost Adventures, Ghost Hunters, Ghost Stories and The Amazing World of Gumball (sometimes)... I watch nothing consistently except the ghost shows but sometimes I also watch (and love) Criminal Minds

Pen pals: I would like 2-3 pen pals from the US (one from outside the US is acceptable) and would love someone who would write first

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August 17th, 2013

07:06 pm - giving another try...
I've been quite unlucky with this, so why not to try again, right?

Name: Anna
Age: 28
Gender: Female.
Location: Budapest, Hungary
Occupation: English teacher at a kindergarten
Languages: English, Hungarian, Spanish

About Me:

I'm a Pagan woman from Hungary. I'm here for meeting like-minded people who're up for discussing politics, culture, Paganism, mythology and philosophy. I respect everyone as long as they respect me back.

I work as an English teacher at a kindergarten near where I live. I really love my job and of course I love children, even though I'm childless myself. I'm currently living with my parents until I can afford to move out, which sadly I cannot afford right now.

I've lived in Spain for a while so this country is very dear to me. I speak acceptable Spanish though there's a lot to improve of course.

Interests/Hobbies: Paganism, faith, folk, family, Arthurian legends, Avalon, Black Sun, Catharism, ancient cultures, identitarianism, ecofascism, social darwinism, Nature, mythology, folklore, Hinduism, history, Kali Maa, Montsegur, medieval times, pre-historic era, Neanderthals, wolves, Tarot and Oracle cards, spirituality, Shamanism, romanticism, castles, crystals, Europe, tea, coffee, chocolate, dogs especially Rottweilers, accessories especially hairclips, make-up, Living Dead Dolls, Disney, Monster High, sleeping until late, cartoons, incenses, summer rain, Claire's, Bijou Brigitte, natural soaps, documentaries, perfumes, photography...

Music: folk/pagan/viking/black metal, classical, Celtic, folk, neofolk, martial industrial, medieval, psychobilly, horrorpunk, electro-industrial, dark industrial, ebm, nationalist rock, movie soundtracks
Books: The Lightning And The Sun by Savitri Devi
Lucifer's Court by Otto Rahn
And Time Rolls On: The Savitri Devi Interviews
A Song Of Ice And Fire by George R. R. Martin
Earth's Children serie by Jean M. Auel
The Mists Of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley
Television: Game Of Thrones, The Walking Dead, Misfits, Dexter, Vikings, True Blood
What You Are Requesting: friendship!
How many penpals do you want? A few, but decent ones
Do you want emails? Not into e-mailing, sorry!
Do you want snail-mail? Sure!
Length of letters? The longer letter I receive from a penpal, the longer my letter is!
How quick are you to respond: within a month, usually less than that.

Male or Female? Doesn’t matter.
Age? 25-45 (I get along better with friends who’re older than me and right now my oldest friend is 48…)
From where? Europe, Japan, Australia would be nice!
What are you looking for with your pen pal? A real friend who’s interested in my life and who’s life I can be interested in as well, someone who regulary writes (this doesn’t mean that I expect a certain amount of letters per year of course, but it’d be nice to hear from you in every second months or so… Of course, life can happen anytime, which I definietly understand).

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August 5th, 2013

09:25 pm - Looking for a few VERY dedicated penpals :-)
I'm Anne ♥ From Denmark... *Waves* ♥

I better start by introducing myself ♥ I'm very much a girly girl ♥ loves everything that's pink, glittery and very girly ♥ I love to shop.. doesn't every girl? LOL !♥ I have a fetish for shoes ♥ and bags ... just can't get enough of those! ♥

My big passion is writing ♥ I absolutely LOVE writing letters ♥ long, chatty, colorful ones ♥ so are my envelopes ♥ There's nothing like getting an old fashioned letter through your mail box ♥ letters that are obviously written with love and thoughts for the person reading them ♥

I live in Copenhagen with my boyfriend ♥ I love to travel ♥ Ireland and UK are like my second home ♥ My friends mean the world to me and my family are my rock in life ♥ I love to laugh and I often do ♥ but I can be serious too ♥

I'm looking for penpals around the same age as me ♥ doesn't matter where you are from ♥ BUT.. I request quite a lot in my penpals ♥ I put a lot of effort in to my letter, and I wish for you to do the same ♥ I hate those plain letters ♥ typed letters.. unless it's obvious they ARE written to me...and ME only...♥ I prefer hand written letters, as they are so much more personal♥ I like to share lots of different things with my penpals, as I want to get to know you ♥ Thoughts, dreams, everyday life.. whatever is on your mind ♥

I LOVE long and chatty letters... not those few lines of boring small talk ♥ Send me an e-mail introducing yourself, and PLEASE don't waste my time by just writing a few lines... I won't answer to that ♥

Shopping ♥ shoes ♥ bags ♥ photographing ♥ pictures ♥ scrapbooking ♥
penpalling ♥ my adorable bunnies ♥ my amazing family ♥ my loving boyfriend ♥ my friends who I treasure very much♥ the beach♥ ice cream ♥ hot chocolate♥ pink stuff ♥ all girly stuff ♥ stationary ♥ music ♥ movies ♥ reading ♥

Another great passion of mine ♥ READING ♥ I'm just started reading The Twilight Saga.. got caught up like the rest of the world I guess LOL♥ They are quite good though♥ Besides that I very much like authors like Sophie Kinsella♥ Cecelia Ahern ♥ Marian Keyes ♥ Cathy Kelly ♥ Sheila O´Flannagan ♥ mainly reading chick lits ♥ I happen to buy a bunch of books when I'm visiting UK and Ireland ♥ walking into a bookstore is quite dangerous for me♥ I never come out empty handed LOL ♥

E-mail me at:

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August 3rd, 2013

08:33 pm - Hi there...
i there,

I'm on the lookout for a few e-mail pals who can put up with my long ramblings (aka long e-mails) & who can send me some long e-mails in return;-).

I did try trolling the e-pals posting, but it seems as if folks are mostly interested in exchanging long snail mails. When it comes to e-mail, they seem to be taking the shorter option. Well, I guess, I should have known... after all we e-mailers prefer emoticons to real words, right???

I spend a lot of time reading fiction-mysteries/thrillers (oh yeah, I love my cheap thrills), but isn't limited to any specific authors. I dig around the internet (especially amazon) and if something catches my fancy, I end up reading it & if happen to like the stuff, I will just get the authors entire collection. I also love travelling to new places. Sounds interesting, huh???

What else? Oh yeah - why am I looking for an e-mail pals? Once upon time, in the distant past, I used to be in this business but then got pulled into life and then somewhere along the line it stopped. Life still continue to be hectic & monotonous, but I think it would be interesting to reach out to new people and getting their perspectives. Besides, I miss the excitement and suspense of waiting to read the next long e-mail from the other side!!!

I'm not sure if I can write e-mails daily - heck, if I could write, I would have done my office memos on time. I do try and keep-up, but a reasonable expectation would be twice or thrice a week. I don't expect you to write more then 1 page & won't hold you to send out a 1 pager every time.

Gotta sign off now, if you still want to brave it out exchanging e-mails with me, you know what to do

Thanks for making it till this far.

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July 19th, 2013

10:18 am

Name: Karla
Age: 21
Nationality: .
Occupation: Currenly homeschooled
Languages: English, little German
Religion: Catholic
Status: Single

Music: country, classical, shoegaze, 90s rock

Books: Bible

TV: Smallville, buffy the vampire slayer, dancing with the stars, star trek DS9 and voyager, EWTN

Films: Walk to remember, erin Brockovich, bring it on, Nowhere in Africa

About Me: I am shy. I like art, I want to become a professional artist. I like learning more about my Catholic faith. I want to write a book and get it published. Interested in authentic American culture and America in general, want to move to NYC

How many pen pals do you have? .
How many pen pals do you want? However many
How long are your letters? Long
Do you hand-write or type? Hand write
How long does it take you to reply to a letter? Will reply as soon as I get one
Snail mail or email? Snail mail
What age would you like your pen pal to be? 18 plus
Would you like them to be male or female? Either is cool
Where would you like them to be from? Anywhere
What are you looking for in a pen pal? Friendship

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July 7th, 2013

03:44 am - Dream on dreamboat.
Yo. Yo. Yo.
You can call me Kirpet.

Before you even start reading let me forewarn you that I’m only on the market for e-mail pals at this time. I have a bad habit of not making it to the mailbox, shit happens right? Now, back to my ever so boooooring “about me” speech.

I’m 24, female, and a full time student at Edison State “University,” it’s still a community college to me, lol. I’m addicted to Skyrim and go to the 24hr Starbucks at 1am to write. In fact that’s where I am right now and it’s 7am (been here since a lil’ past midnight). Part of me wants to go home but I know if I do I’ll go to sleep and that just seems cruel seeing as I have my therapy appointment in four hours and I live a lil’ under an hour away. Although with traffic it’s probably a good hours drive right now.

I’m getting of topic.

Therapy. Yes. I go to it. Have for three years.

I suffer from the dreaded PTSD due to a shit childhood and I do talk about it. It being my therapy, my past, my PTSD and all the lovely side effects it comes with. i.e. self-injury, anxiety, depression, troubles with alcohol, etc. If that’s not your cup-o-tea then we’re just not meant to be. Please keep scrolling.

Things I enjoy…. Hmmmm. I suppose Paul McCartney is definitely up there. During a “get to know you” survey in my Drawing 1 course last semester we were asked to pick one thing that made us happy and I answered with Paul McCartney; so yes he should undoubtedly be up there.

I’m not super huge in to any fandom; in fact I find it rare that my conversations deal primarily with anything in the entertainment field. What I enjoy are philosophical conversations. There really isn’t much I adore more than the sharing of ideas, the only thing that can compare is sharing stories about each other’s experiences. Not just facts either, more emotional. Stating facts of what you’ve been through or accomplished in life is boring. I want to know what you thought/think about it. What, if anything, did it change about you? I like my conversations like I like my bowls of cereal, deep.

I don’t mean to be rude but I’m not particularly interested being e-mail pals with mother’s/father’s. It’s not that I have anything against people who have started down that path of life. That’s just something that is very far away for me so it’s hard for me to relate, and from my experience people with children tend to find it quite difficult to talk about anything else for any length of time. This doesn’t mean I will out right refuse to talk with you, I’m up to giving just about anyone a shot. Just realize that I don’t want to hear about every “amazing” thing your child did. Also, you sports fanatics, we wouldn’t have much to talk about. Rarely do I follow any sporting event/team.

When it comes to what college degree I’m seeking I can’t seem to make a decision and stick with it. I continuously jump between, psychology, art, or computer sciences. I wouldn’t mind talking with someone who dabbled in the arts; it’d be fun to share art via scans/pictures. (I’ll be taking Drawing 2 this fall so I’ll have plenty to share.)

Politics, I don’t want to talk about politics. No one ever is able to civilly discuss them. There are just too many emotions tied to a lot of it. But if it matters to you I am basically anti-conservative and I follow no religion and am a gazillion times pro LGBT rights.

When it comes to e-mail length I want someone who is intellectual, goofy and caring; that’s all that really matters to me. Now if I wind up writing you some 2k word e-mail (which is very likely to happen) and I only get a 20 word in response, well honey that ain’t gonna fly.

Age is of no serious matter to me and gender… well I have issues trusting men but I’m willing to give it a shot. NO RELATIONSHIPS. If I start to get a whiff of potential crushing I will fall of the edge of the solar system. Preferably I would like a female around my age and someone from Britain would be like the sprinkles on top of my strawberry e-mail sundae. AKA, wicked.

The coffee has taken its toll on this entry and I apologize. I can’t say my e-mails will never be this random and ramblicious, if I did I would be lying.

I leave you with basically my all-time favorite Elton John song and a picture of me:

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