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All Postcrossing meetups are special — but sometimes, postcrossers really go the extra mile to do something a little different on their own gatherings. We love hearing all about meetups taking place in trains or deserted islands… and now, a meetup that happened in two countries simultaneously!

Joint Wuxi-Singapore meetup Joint Wuxi-Singapore meetup

This special meeting happened on January 15th, and was organized by Shiyun (aka Sybones) from Singapore and Jifeng (aka shijifeng) from Wuxi, in China. Distances are relative in the internet era, so despite being 3770km apart, Chinese and Singaporeans postcrossers were able to chat as if being in the same room via their mobile devices.

Shijifeng’s friend Arlyna (aka arlynab) designed a special postcard featuring elements from both countries to commemorate the event, which were distributed among the two groups.

Joint Wuxi-Singapore meetup card

Both groups held mini-presentations, wrote postcards and then talked to each other on Facetime. Despite some internet and language hiccups, a great time was had by all!

Joint Wuxi-Singapore meetup Joint Wuxi-Singapore meetup

That sounds like a lot of fun! A big thank you to the organisers and all the attendants for putting such a special meeting together. We challenge you to outdo them on your next meetup — and tell us all about it! :)

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38 comments so far

Cellina, Germany
It's so great! You had fun! I hear the words in my ear!
Fantastic idea to meet at internet.
Greetings from Germany!
Edelgard /Cellina
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nd_a84, Russia
I've received one of these special cards! SG-233946 I'm sooo lucky!
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Nowitzki41, Germany
I received a Postcard from there too!
CN-2122723 (LittleTomato)
Thanks to everybody who singns!
Greetings from Germany
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mounten, Italy
WOOOOW what a great idea, I would like to get one of this cards too, please please send me one. Ciao from Italy
" mounten "
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Luziaceleste, Brazil
Cool! Pstcrossers are adorable eople!
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D1ana, United States of America
What fun!
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werewegian, United Kingdom
I got one of these cards too from the Singapore members

https://www.postcrossing.com/postcards/SG-233378
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nugget, United States of America
Awesome meetup!
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akalle, Sweden
Wow how awesome
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Sprity, China
Amazingly great! 😍😍😍
Congratulations! 🎉🎉🎉
But I missed it because of final exams..😣😞😞
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Kingqiqi, China
I have never thought about this would be posted on the blog.
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iphoto, Australia
💚their style❣
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Amy-105, China
来自 辽宁省大连市的pc不到一年级的学生,祝愿我们的pcwuxi越办越好,元宵节快乐,所有成员团团圆圆。(本人英语不好,只好汉字了)😂
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jasminepostcrossing, Singapore
I was in the Singapore group and I sent out some of the meet-up cards to some lucky postcrossers and my penpals! So psyched and happy to see our photos up on the Postcrossing blog! Yay!! :)
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harrickson, United States of America
Kudos!
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Topas, Germany
just great
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user8, China
来自广西南宁的的PCer 一年级愿PC 无锡带我们飞得更远(*^ω^*)
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sacdalton, United States of America
Fabulous coming together! Maybe one day we can have one giant World meetup on every continent!
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hellocindi, United States of America
I received one of these cards from Jifeng! So awesome!
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Flippie, Canada
Hi, I hope that I receive the special card some day......!
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ned44440, Ireland
What a unique meeting and it looks like everybody had fun . . . . . .
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ritvapeltola, Finland
Special thanks for the two cards I have got!!!!
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pjsubway, United States of America
That's awesome! Looks like it was a great time for everyone!
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Lario, France
I hope to receive postcards of mmeetups: it is fabulous Thanks Elisabeth
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ConstantGardener, United States of America
How WONDERFUL!!!!
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emmahyuk, China
我发现了一个同乡!南宁!
I received one of the cards from Wuxi, and it's amazing. Just arrived around my birthday time. I'm really appreciate. Hope Wuxi goes well in 2017 and best wishes to all of you who like postcards.
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wastedlimes, Thailand
How neat! That's totally awesome ❤️
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Wuxd2016, China
I just realized that the Postcrossing meeting was held on 15th January in WuXi(无锡), which was really close to ShangHai(上海). It was a shame that I didn't go and missed the opportunity to communicate with people sharing the same hobby. Wish Postcrossing have a brilliant future.
由于英语水平有限,才知道这次Postcrossing聚会已在1月15日无锡举行了,而且离我上海是那么的近,很遗憾未能如愿,真羡慕那些与会者能亲临现场交流,衷心祝愿Postcrossing越办越好!
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Xiaona0709, China
Wow, I was in the photo. So proud of it!!!
Hapoy to know everyone in Wuxi!!!
Appreciate Postcrossing!!!!
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aeronest, China
awsome! I was in the Photo :)
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Hoentje, Germany
I became such a lovely card from my good friend Xiaona Liu who was on the picture. Great to see her there. Greetings to everyone and especially to Xiaona.
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DocRoc, Germany
Happy to received one of the wonderful meet-up cards from chaoism!
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Ariel_14, China
I was in the photo too lol
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jm1122, United States of America
What a fabulous day! Thanks for sharing it with us.
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PeggyLoh, Singapore
My hubby n I were there in the Singapore-Wuxi meet-up. We were very glad n happy to see so many younger people interested in postcard sending n collecting. Keep it Up all!! Cheers......
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geminiscp, Portugal
WOW, what a cool meeting! :) Technology and Postcrossing at their best. :) Thanks for sharing!
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adriennefriend, United States of America
I received a postcard from this meetup! It made me so happy! :D
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Miselka81, Canada
I just received a postcard from this meetup today! Thank you everyone!
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