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Old 05-08-2012, 05:26 AM
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Default How much does being a penpal cost you!?

hi ladies! im just wondering how much does being a penpal cost u?! how many pals do u have?! how much do u spend on postage?..do u buy ur pals gifts etc!...ive got quite a few pals n it got me thinking how much is this really costin me!!
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Old 05-08-2012, 06:35 AM
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I have three pals, two on regular mail and one on jpay. I think it costs me around $20 a month in postage. But I live in Sweden and I write long letters and always put a lot of pics in there so the letters get quite heavy.
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Old 05-11-2012, 12:26 PM
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i have two penpals, one that writes every two weeks which costs me around 5$/ month from overseas, the second one is my boyfriend so i write a looot and well he costs me way more, alltogether i spent around 30$ a month.(but i write jpays and sanil to my bf plus he also gets a lot of cards and pics)
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hm, well I have 15 penpals (not all regulars) and I am overseas, but I found a way to pay only half price for the stamps, so it costs me around 25 euro (1 euro is 1,30 dollar) on stamps. I just got a huge pile of writing paper from someone so that doesn't cost me anything and the cards I buy them really cheap, so I guess 30 or 40 euro a month.
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I have about 8 penpals, 5 of which are regular plus I participate in the card swaps so it can get quite costly for me. I use an email service for my letters so I only pay the cost for US postage but I still spend about £50 a month on stamps
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My brother has 2 regular pen pal and 1 jpay.
The jpay costs him more since it's faster

But he only just started 2 or so months ago, so far about $10 a month snail mail & $20 on jpay
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