hmmm

Like most people today, I get some interesting correspondence. Email’s one thing, add in blogs, and then some over on MUA.

Either I should be giving up the day-job and doing personal research for rich thick people. Or this is speculative troll-y-fishing. Or fishing for info. Possible with a BBB motive. Maybe worse. Eeeps.

Ockham’s razor would suggest mere simple stupidity.

Who knows. Whatever.

Here you go, some bonus copy-pasting, with some nice chocolate at the end so we can all live happily ever after:

From chileet
Subject hey
Date 1/1/2012 6:38:10 PM
i was curious if you would like to do a swap from time to time

From gingerrama
Subject RE: hey
Date 1/1/2012 6:59:18 PM
Hi there,

Sorry, I don’t do swaps except in rare cases and exceptional circumstances.

Best wishes,

Ginger
http://www.makeupalley.com/p~gingerrama
https://gingerrrama.wordpress.com

From chileet
Subject RE: RE: hey
Date 1/1/2012 7:39:21 PM
would u know ANYONE who would? lol…there are several things im wanting to try but dont know at alllll where to find the stuff

From gingerrama
Subject RE: RE: RE: hey
Date 1/1/2012 8:06:10 PM
maybe have a search around here?
http://www.makeupalley.com/swap/
HTH!

From chileet
Subject RE: RE: hey
Date 1/1/2012 7:55:53 PM
i did just think of another question that you MIGHT be able to help me with

From chileet
Subject RE: RE: RE: RE: hey
Date 1/2/2012 12:12:51 AM
would u also maybe be able to help me find some places online where i could get free samples of things

From gingerrama
Subject RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: hey
Date 1/2/2012 12:50:54 AM
Hmmm: good question!

1. If I were you, I’d do some Googling. Just doing a search for “free sample blush” and trawling through the pages of results, for ex.

2. Find company contact info and email them directly, there’s no harm in asking: the worst they’d do is say “no.” Smaller ones may be keener.

3. Cheap sample-sizes from Silk Naturals (really good makeup colours, and they send free samples with orders too), and Etsy sellers.

4. Ask around on the MUA boards: the makeup up, skincare, bath, etc. I’d ask at at least a couple of different times during the day, a few hours apart, for best likelihood of responses, so as to get people on MUA through the day and in different time-zones. On the later posts, say something like “I asked this earlier, just asking again for the night crowd.”

HTH!

Note, from notepad:

SWAP
I’m not really actively into swapping; the swaps I’ve done have been individual-to-individual and casual. As it were.

squeee—chocolate truffle trolls!!!—from CHOCOLAB modern chocolate confections

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