[57north-discuss] Interhackspaces xmas swap

tj tj at enoti.me
Tue Oct 18 12:32:53 BST 2016

On Tue, Oct 18, 2016 at 12:27:45PM +0100, Robert McWilliam wrote:
> There is an interhackspace xmas goodies swap being organised where
> hackspaces send boxes of goodies to one another.
> https://frack.nl/wiki/2k16_interhackerspaces_xmas_swap
> I (and the couple of people I've talked to about it) think we should
> take part. 
> I looked up prices for shipping stuff to the continent: 4 boxes about
> .33x.33x.25m (a size I have a few of) would be somewhere around £40-50
> for the weights I expect it to be (I might be estimating that wildly
> wrong). Plus about the same again to put a bottle of whisky in each
> box. I think we should be able to cover that if a few people are
> willing to chip in - can scale the number of boxes we send up or down
> if people are willing to chip in more/less.
> What else could we put in the boxes? Anybody got any interesting
> things floating around? Want to make stuff?

We shall include the space chrismas card! 

I am planning right now and need some confirmations, but it shall be
just as good or much better than last year.

> I think we should be looking at early December to ship them so they
> definitely make it to their destinations before Christmas. Say Tuesday
> 6th Dec for packing?
> Tom has volunteered to be collection point for anything we get
> sent. We can then have a parcel opening on the last Tuesday before
> Christmas (20th), and maybe again later if anything turns up after
> that.
> Robert
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