And the winning is……..

@kevin1877uk (36941)
May 23, 2016 8:38am CST
And the winning is…….. If you remember last week I had a postcard for Connecticut which was really nice. I asked if people would like me to send them a postcard from the UK, which a number of people PMed me saying that they would like a postcard. Bobby @bwjsdems from New Zealand Auckland, PMed and the race was on for which postcard would reach who first. Well, I’m lost for words, because Bobby’s postcard arrived in the mail today. Posted on the 17th which is 6 days. Now to be fair, I posted mine to New Zealand on the 18th so maybe mine would arrive in New Zealand tomorrow, due to the time difference. Then again my may well be still stuck at Heathrow knowing the UK postal service. I’m amazed at the speed of which the postcard arrived. Thank you, Bobby it’s lovely and I hope you get yours soon.
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@Asylum (48282)
• Manchester, England
23 May 16
I have sent a few postcards to the USA and South Africa, which have taken a couple of weeks each. It takes at least a week for postcards from Europe to reach me.
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@kevin1877uk (36941)
23 May 16
I'm amazed at the speed of which I've gotten the posts. Like we have said before it takes all it's time to get from Plymouth to Manchester let alone half way around the world.
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@Asylum (48282)
• Manchester, England
23 May 16
@kevin1877uk That is true, it would probably take longer to each me than Timbuktu.
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@kevin1877uk (36941)
23 May 16
@Asylum I think you are right on that one, it's crazy that items can get from fast of places then in your own country, it really does say something about the postal service.
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@zarlamain (24531)
• United States
26 Jun 16
That is very nice!
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@kevin1877uk (36941)
26 Jun 16
Thank you, it is, nice to have a post card instead of junk mail.
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@zarlamain (24531)
• United States
26 Jun 16
@kevin1877uk Your welcome. I agree.
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@kevin1877uk (36941)
26 Jun 16
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@Drosophila (16735)
• Ireland
23 May 16
great stuff! very fast
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@kevin1877uk (36941)
23 May 16
Yes very, very fast indeed and I sure it would take longer to get to Ireland from the UK lol.
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@Drosophila (16735)
• Ireland
23 May 16
@kevin1877uk yep like 2 weeks hahaha
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@kevin1877uk (36941)
23 May 16
@Drosophila Yeah your not wrong there lol.
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@just4him (109880)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
23 May 16
Very nice.
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@kevin1877uk (36941)
23 May 16
Thank you :)
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@just4him (109880)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
23 May 16
@kevin1877uk I hope you get notice of his getting yours soon and it isn't hung up at Heathrow Airport.
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@kevin1877uk (36941)
23 May 16
@just4him Your might be here by Friday, I'll pop yours into the post to tomorrow and maybe you'll get by the weekend.
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@Jdaw1985 (4003)
• Harrells, North Carolina
29 May 16
I missed that post :(. I would said I wanted one to LOL but I have not seen any post cards around here. I would just have to get a card to send to you LOL.
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@kevin1877uk (36941)
29 May 16
If you want a postcard sending PM me your address and I'll get you one in the post on Tuesday, a public holiday here tomorrow. I have to go to the post office to ship an order.
@Jdaw1985 (4003)
• Harrells, North Carolina
29 May 16
@kevin1877uk That would be great thank you. You are so nice.
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@kevin1877uk (36941)
29 May 16
@Jdaw1985 You are welcome.
@LadyDuck (147313)
• Switzerland
23 May 16
I cannot believe how fast it was, a friend from Mew Zealand sent me a postcard and I never received it.
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@kevin1877uk (36941)
23 May 16
Hopefully it will turn put yet.
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@LadyDuck (147313)
• Switzerland
24 May 16
@kevin1877uk I hope, I cannot understand what happened, usually Swiss post is pretty good and reliable.
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@kevin1877uk (36941)
24 May 16
@LadyDuck Maybe it got lost before it got to Switzerland
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@bwjsdems (498)
• New Zealand
24 May 16
I just messaged that I finally checked my letterbox and there was the postcard from @kevin1877uk! It must have arrived yesterday (monday the 23rd) as we only have deliveries mon/wed/fri. The astounding thing is that it is faster than I can get a letter from one end of New Zealand to the other! So is it a draw? or perhaps yours is faster since you posted it a day later than mine? Maybe the postal service knew there was a race on and decided to be fast for a change?
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@kevin1877uk (36941)
24 May 16
Oh WOW that's amazing, so mine wasn't stuck at Heathrow after all. VIP Postcards I think you could well be right there, the postal service somehow knew there was a Postcard race on and cleared all routes and even had police escorts to make sure of no holdup.
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@bwjsdems (498)
• New Zealand
24 May 16
@kevin1877uk Love the idea of the police escorts for our little old postcards. The pride of NZ Post was at stake!
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@kevin1877uk (36941)
24 May 16
@bwjsdems Yes totally, and yours arrived safely.
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@paigea (21755)
• Canada
27 Jun 16
I have seen items posted the same day arrive days apart from each other.
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@kevin1877uk (36941)
27 Jun 16
Yes I seen that happen, strange isn't it.
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@wiLLmaH (8226)
• Singapore, Singapore
24 May 16
That is a nice one! :)
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@kevin1877uk (36941)
24 May 16
Thank you :)
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@JudyEv (118731)
• Bunbury, Australia
24 May 16
That's a very fast postal service. I wonder when yours will arrive?
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@kevin1877uk (36941)
24 May 16
Thank you, now that will be interesting, maybe today then maybe not.
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@BelleStarr (37022)
• Portland, Connecticut
24 May 16
That is a great one and arrived very quickly too. I can't wait to see if I have more arriving tomorrow!!
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@kevin1877uk (36941)
24 May 16
It would be awesome if you did, I have 4 in the post somewhere lol
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@Jessicalynnt (47790)
• Centralia, Missouri
23 May 16
shoot I forgot about that! will have to pm you later.
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@kevin1877uk (36941)
23 May 16
Cool, ok
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@Marcyaz (35751)
• United States
23 May 16
That is a really pretty postcard. It does seem as if it came pretty fast as sometimes the PO is not that quick.
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@kevin1877uk (36941)
23 May 16
I didn't expect it until maybe next week, not this. even in the post in the UK doesn't work that fast. The postcard must have gotten in the UK on Friday or Saturday at the least to be able to be here today.
@amadeo (61641)
• United States
23 May 16
fast.very fast.
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@kevin1877uk (36941)
23 May 16
Very, very fast lol.
@DianneN (74283)
• United States
23 May 16
That was very fast for a postcard. It is beautiful, too!
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@kevin1877uk (36941)
23 May 16
Thank you, yes, very much so, which is nice that it arrived so fast
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@Tampa_girl7 (24895)
• United States
23 May 16
That is a very speedy delivery.
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@kevin1877uk (36941)
23 May 16
Yes, very speedy indeed, I couldn't believe it when I saw it had arrived.
@Inlemay (16484)
• South Africa
23 May 16
that is awesome - you lucky fish
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@kevin1877uk (36941)
24 May 16
Lol I guess.
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@marlina (71258)
• Canada
23 May 16
That was fast!
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@kevin1877uk (36941)
23 May 16
Yes, totally yes indeed.
@miniam (9244)
• Bern, Switzerland
23 May 16
That`s a very lovely postcard for sure.
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@kevin1877uk (36941)
23 May 16
Thank you, it really is :)
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@sugartoes (39261)
• Greencastle, Indiana
23 May 16
hum that's pretty cool see who gets their card 1st from the mail has he got his yet? or do you know if he did or not? nice card.
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@kevin1877uk (36941)
23 May 16
Bobby posted her's first because I wasn't going into town until the following day. She should get her's tomorrow if the postal is working the same seeing I posted mine a day later.