Date: Fri, 22 Nov 96 23:21:58 PST Martti Rautiainen, Simonkalliontie 10 C 27, FI-01300 Vantaa, FINLAND A:41m L:e fi H:3 8 9 21 25 31 32 cars 38 48 49 50 52 68 69 70 (71) 73 74 75 Ladies with long hair... Email: Homepage:
Date: Wed, 20 Nov 1996 20:01:23 -0816 hadi yaghinlou - IRAN Email: - IRAN H:68 73
Date: Sun, 17 Nov 1996 16:25:54 -0800 Ulysses Menezes - KUWAIT Ulysses Menezes A:30 m H:17 20 adventure, hiking, fishing, partying, 30 48 68, travellers to India
Date: Sun, 27 Oct 1996 02:13:06 +0200 Keijo Köpönen Teerikuja 2 E 33, FI-01450 Vantaa, FINLAND L: fi e A: 35m H: 15 46 spirituality
Date: Tue, 22 Oct 1996 15:33:42 +0200 Niina Peurala - SWEDEN I would like to get in touch with people from Jamaica.
Date: Mon, 21 Oct 1996 16:12:12 -0816 NIMA JANLOU ISDERAST ROYTEH - IRAN A:22 H:3 4 (chemical engineering, petroliem), 68 73.
Date: Sat, 19 Oct 1996 12:12:11 -2359 hamid sarraf - IRAN: A:24 m L:e O:manager of a co. making cloth H: 3 4 (material science)34 46 48 52 electronics, digital systems, 68 73, photo, sky.
From: Date: Tue, 15 Oct 1996 05:46:39 -0700 Soy borriqua y busco esposa de23 a 30 ella pagara para llegar a N.J. y despues yo me caso con ella, tiene que enviarme foto, tengo un amigo Hondureno,se llama Hector Motino. Contestame y hablaremos. Write preferably in English to me, I do not understand Spanish... But isn't Hector originally from Honduras and looking for a wife aged 23-30 ? RK/Signal
Date: Mon, 14 Oct 1996 15:33:28 -2359 From: Hamid Sarraf - IRAN A:24 L:e E:3 material science H:68 73 Write to IRAN, friends. It opens the borders... RK/Signal
Date: Sun, 13 Oct 1996 10:59:48 -2359 From: Avat Marzang - IRAN A:21 O:chemichal engineering. Iran calling, Iran calling... RK/Signal
Date: Sat, 12 Oct 1996 11:10:46 -0400 (EDT) From: Arthur Ford I'm a poet/publisher of a poetry newsletter called"The Pen". Contact me by e-mail or write me at: Arthur C. Ford, P.O.Box 4725, Pittsburgh,PA 15206-0725, USA Poems welcomed for publication in SIGNAL, Arthur ! RK
From: Debbie Holder Date: Fri, 11 Oct 1996 22:18:22 -0500 PLEASE SEND INFO ON PEN PAL SERVICE... Read the front page, Debbie. All the info included. RK/Signal
Date: Mon, 7 Oct 1996 11:39:39 -2359 From: NIMA JANLOU ISDERAST ROYTEH Nima M. Janlou - IRAN A:22m E:3 chemical engineering process in petroliem H:68 73 What about sending a souvenir from Iran as "payment" for this listing, Nima ? RK/Signal
Date: Thu, 05 Oct 2000 03:54:53 -0400 From: G--Jong Lim Organization: Nelson Foreign Language Institute Neslson Korea, 75-12, Karakbon-Dong, Songpa-Gu, Seoul, Korea Hello! My name is Lim Gi-Jong. I'm with nelson Korea, a franchise English teaching establishment in Seoul. I'm forwarding this letter to express my interest in exchanging lists of prospective Pen-Pals, together with photos. If it is possible, could you provide me with lists of prospective Pen-Pals outside of Korea who are interested in making Korean contacts--that I might exchange for lists of Korean Pen-Pals interested in making foreign contacts? Lim Gi-Jong Co-operation welcomed, more Korean ads welcomed... Give the listings from here to your friends, Lim Gi-Jong ! RK/Signal
Date: Mon, 25 Dec 1995 10:29:27 -0800 From: Malcolm Sunberg I am an American looking for Pen Pals in Finland. I am an engineer and live in Minnesota. My name is Mal Sunberg, hope I can meet some pen pals. I am about 50 yrs. old. Your ancestors must be Swedish, Malcolm ? This is the slowest email received by now, sent Dec 1995 - received October 1996 !!??? RK/Signal
From: Stephen Date: Thu, 3 Oct 1996 22:11:07 -0400 Hello, I am interested in finding new pen pals in different countries. Can you help me? Help yourself, Stephen... Read the Signals, 4000 direct addresses ! RK
Date: Wed, 02 Oct 1996 06:54:24 +0800 From: kern Hi, You meant I can order the Signal for only 20 US Dollar, how do I send to you, Did it has the lastest photo of the Pen-pals, which country, I need details ! Lekern
Signals contain some 1.000 ads and 100 photos, from 50-90 countries per issue. Printed sample $ 10, next 4 issues $ 30, banknotes OK. RK/Signal
Date: Tue, 17 Sep 1996 16:27:22 -0816 I am a student of power eng,in "IUST" in iran. I want to be a member of friends in your country,I am a boy perhaps It's better for me that my friend be a girl.I am 21 years old. Ali, Iranian CD of your local music welcomed "as payment" for your ad... RK/Signal
From:Satyendra Singh Date: Mon, 16 Sep 1996 18:15:53 +0100 To: Today I was trying to visit your website but could not have access on it. Is it under construction ? Something is corrected almost daily, try again... RK/Signal Satyendra Singh, 29, male, Studying for Doctor of Pholosophy Hobby: penfriendship, travelling My address: CH612, Southampton Business School, East park terrace Southampton, England, SO14 ODL Payment OK in UK currency, Satyendra. $ 10 =£ 6.50. RK/Signal
Date: Fri, 13 Sep 1996 09:11:38 -0700 From: Del Doxon Subject: What is "FI" At the end of most of the listings of the Japanese ladies that are listed are the letters "FI". Please tell me what this stands for. I have not been able to find anything about it on your code sheet. It's FINLAND, the two alphabet ISO-country code. It's used to tell where the advertiser wants penpals... Every ad starts with the country code + two alphabets and 1-3 numbers - a kind of "customer number" for my book keeping / mailing list sorting system. RK/Signal
Date: Mon, 09 Sep 1996 16:22:16 -0500 From: J S I would like information as to cost of your magazine for (1) year (US$) Signal International Pen Pals. Current issue $ 10 and the next four issues $ 30 ppd. RK/Signal
Date: Mon, 9 Sep 1996 22:11:55 +0300 (EET DST) From: Kimmo Herranen Onko nro 88 uusin vai onko jo 89.....ilmestynyt ? N:o 89 painettiin lokakuun puolivälissä, vain 40 mk ja oma ilmoituksesi ILMAISEKSI SEURAAVAAN NUMEROON ! RK/Signal
From: Mark Subject: Penpal Page in Internet Date: Fri, 6 Sep 1996 21:00:38 +0300 I like to report that P.W.Scott which appears in 88signal.html (w/ photo) in your website in the internet is not a WOMAN. His name is Paul W. Scott and he is on a DEATH ROW. I've found this by writing to the mailmaster of the given address. You can check it yourself. Please do not let your publication be ruined by person like this man. Please immediately remove his name from the list and inform the Florida Prison that this inmate has put this kind of AD probably to continue victimize your readers. Thanks & more power to you!! Mark Thanks for info, Mark. I removed the address from the ad at once but left the ad itself on the page as WARNING... It's a pity some prisoners try to make criminal acts even from correctional institutes = prisons. Common sense is needed when penpalling with anyone ! RK/Signal
Date: Thu, 08 Aug 96 11:37:15 -700 Laura Purvis, #211-215 Oswego St., Victoria, BC V8V 2B5 ,Canada (no email access) Interests: international penpals (25-40), travel, cycling, nature/outdoors, general education, down to earth, open-minded, frank discussion, Wants to correspond with single heterosexual males. Ok, a new Canadian friend for you, readers...
Ads like this cost $ 10 in the printed Signal ! RK/Signal

Date: Sun, 04 Aug 1996 01:26:31 +0800 From: MARIE ANN GARCIA I am a phonecard collector from the Philippines, got your e-mail in the web site, are you interested to exchanged used phonecards from the Philippines? Pls. reply Read COLLECTORS page, Marie... RK/Signal
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 1996 11:53:38 -2359 From: Omid Shilati I’d like to have some lovely friends!! I am studing mechanical engineering and now I am a senior. First name:Omid last name:Shilati Age:24 years Sex:male Interests:literature,writing and movies. E-mail add:"" Country:Iran. Iran Rials 3.000 = US$ 1, ads cost $ 10 Omid. Remit ! RK/Signal
Date: Sun, 21 Jul 1996 02:05:55 +0300 From: Jim Subject: Subscription How do I get this magazine: James Smith 7630 Bellfort Houston, Tx 77061 USA................. Is it in the USA and if so where? Thank you..Jim It's issued in FINLAND, Jim. Four issues $ 30 ppd. RK/Signal
Date: Thu, 18 Jul 1996 20:35:25 -0700 To: Subject: Local Agent From:Steiner I´m writing from Germany and get your paper yesterday. I´m interested to act as your local dealer. I´ll order 10 copies of your paper. If anything else is necesarry, please indicate it. The terms are in your sample, Nick ! Write... RK/Signal
Date: Mon, 15 Jul 1996 17:59:29 +0500 (GMT+0500) From: Sanjay Sett Finally got two CD's (music). Will be sending them shortly. Love & Regards... Sanjay! I just spent two hours listening to your sentimental and lovely Indian music on CDs, Sanjay. Thanks ! (September 13, 1996) RK/Signal
Date: Wed, 26 Jun 1996 10:09:20 +0200 (MSZ) From: Sigrun Wuertele To: Please send checking-copy. Thank You Wuertele Postfach 21 04 17 D-72027 Tuebingen Your ad & checking copy cost $ 10 or DEM 15 Sigrun... Have you remitted ? RK/Signal
Date: Sat, 15 Jun 1996 14:25:00 -2359 From: (S.Moeeneddin) "I am sanaz.i am a university student (IUST) {the university of science and technology in Iran) Idon't know your name and also your course of study . This is the first mail Iam sending to you .Ihope we would be good penpals(pen fr-iends) I would be so grate ful if you answer me. thanks .(waiting for your answer)" Several letters from IRAN lately, some contain just the word "help" ! RK/Signal
Date: Sat, 15 Jun 1996 15:39:03 -2359 From: Subject: needed penpal "I am Paviz Analooie . I,m from Tehran . My age is 29 years . I study ceramic in university and like to communicate with girl frind in out my country . Please guide and help me ." Didn't you find suitable friends in the 3000 ads ? RK/Signal
10/06/96 From: Fouad Mohammed Gad I would like to receive letters from penpals in America, Europe and Australia. My name is :Yousef Al Shafie. Age :36 years. Nationality :Jordanian. Languages :English/Arabic. Hobbies :Making friends- Seeking romance- I"m very Kinky. Address : P.O.Box 3487. Zarka, Jordan. Someone needing friends in JORDAN, write to Yousef... Signal ususally contains 20-50 ads from Jordan yearly. RK/Signal
Date: Sun, 2 Jun 1996 13:48:50 -2359 From: i am davood kandifar . i am looking for a girl penfreand . if you can help me to find one i will very happy. my brefi is : 26 years old univercity student Write to IRAN now, Davoodk is awaiting letters... RK/Signal
Date: Sun, 02 Jun 96 11:15:38 IDT From: "Meir Kasirer.Israel" "I like your publication Signal,and I put an ad in my last news paper about it.I also mail all your publications that you sent me. I wonder how I can help you more.I DONT WANT ANYYTHING FOR IT. I like to help men like you who are crazy on collecting things. I collect mainly U.N.peace keeping forces, Field post, Judaica and some other things as coins,banknotes and phone cards for my son. Do you have all the collectors in the computer? What do you collect? Write soon. Shalom. Meir." Meir, I'll send some more Signal-circulars for distributing by snail mail. RK/Signal
Date: Tue, 14 May 1996 20:38:17 -0600 From: PeekMyster "Please add me to your pen pal list: 28 YO Married / Mother of one, Seeks Pen-Pals from all over the world to exc information on culture. My interests include: Crafts, Post-Card Collecting, Gardening, and Writing. Please send letter in English to: T. Exnowski 5002-56Ave, Stony Plain, Alberta, Canada, T7Z 1B1, All letters will be replied to." Canadian dollars OK as payment for ads, friend. RK/Signal
Date: Sun, 26 May 1996 04:05:05 -0400 From: Arthur Gabriele Subject: Link Me "Greetings from Friends. I was surprised to see you on the internet. Your site looks great! Come visit my site and see your ad and link! You can copy my Ex-Ad directly from my site and link me also. Good Luck From Arthur Gabriele!" Of course I'll link ALL the publisher friends co-operating with the Signal, Arthur. Checking copy ??? RK/Signal
Date: Tue, 21 May 1996 11:55:31 -2359 From: I need some penpal (girl). GIRLS, write now to IRAN ! RK/Signal
Date: Wed, 15 May 1996 11:45:07 -1752 From: "hi.i am mohammad and i am studing industrial engineering in iust. i am 21 years old. i enjoy music very much. specially i love pink floyd. i need someone to call me and my purpose of this connection is learning english and knowing the world by knowing some one in the other corner of the world for me and of course maybe i will have something for you to know about my course, music people of my country and... sincerly yours mohammad" IRAN calling, Iran calling... Write ! RK/Signal
Date: Tue, 14 May 1996 00:06:41 -0400 From: Aaron "My name is Aaron Ford, I am looking for a female friend. I live in Hilton Head, South Carolina and love to Roller Blade and Travel. I am a self employed computer consultant. I was born in 1960 and grew up on a New Age Commune in Conway, Massachusetts, USA. I like to write erotic fiction, I do this for fun and am told it is quite good. Be prepared though it's not for those with to many hang ups about sex. I am a blue eyed male, stand about 5' 11" and have a slim strong build. My ancestry is Welsh, English, German & Scottish. I also love cats. Aaron Ford 38 Haul Away Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29928 USA" Hi, Aaron, what about paying for your ad to get it also into the PRINTED Signal and Disk-Signal ? Isn't SIGNAL worth the small payment ? My postal expenses are over US$ 5.000,00 yearly now... RK/Signal
Date: Sun, 12 May 1996 07:44:07 -0700 From: (Paul N. Metcalf) Subject: x-circ "I would be glad to exchange cirs with you. I don't have many small one's so would yoy take a lessor amount of 8x11's or adspace in exchange. I can mail 1000 for you in about 4 months if that is OK. I've only had my computer a few months and haven't received and disk magazines.. I'll be glad to share any I get with you." OK Paul, let's co-operate, my circulars on their way to you... RK/Signal
From: "THOR D. MASSEY" Date: Fri, 10 May 1996 07:01:03 -0500 Subject: Re: dating services "I'M WRITING IN HOPE THAT YOU MIGHT KNOW OF ANY DATING SERVICES IN NORWAY? IF SO PLEASE WRITE BACK WITH SOME INFO. " Read the Worldwide Club Directory pages = Signal #87, Thor. Addresses also from NORWAY ! RK/Signal
Date: Wed, 8 May 1996 10:29:16 -2359 From: I'm looking for penpal(s). it doesn't matter how old he/she is. I'm an Iranian girl aged 22.I'm student of physics. I'm interested in: reading books, watching films, nature, skiing, music & FRIENDSHIP. Native speakers are prefered becouse I want to improve my English. I'm looking forward to hearing from SOMEONE!! soon. yours faithfully, TINA.ZAFAR" Lovely name, TINA... Lovely girl ? Write to find out ! RK/Signal
Date: Tue, 7 May 1996 18:28:58 -0400 X-Personal_name: Kellie Subject: Subscription "I am very interested in a subscription to your magazine. Since I'm at the local library using the internet, I don't have an Email address that you can respond to. Please mail me information and an order form to: Kellie Majeskey; 13418 Laraway Drive; Riverview, FL 33569 USA. Thank you." I've snail mailed the order forms, Kellie. Nice to see your LIBRARY has the Internet available, the same here in Lahti Finland. Also people without their own computers can be reached... RK/Signal
Date: Mon, 6 May 1996 20:33:28 -0500 From: Jean-Pierre Chalifoux "FROM: LORRAINE, 342 RUE LATOUR, SAINT-JEROME, QUEBEC, CANADA J7Z 2H2 [ X ] I'm very glad that you have accepted to publish my X-AD(S) in you next issues." Again an "old" publisher friend to reach in a few seconds instead of 7 days by airmail or 45 days by surface mail. Let's keep in touch, "Lorraine" ! RK/Signal
Date: Sun, 28 Apr 1996 15:54:56 -2359 From: "I like to friend with who help me in my course,Computer. I am a girl and I have twenty years old. I am waiting your answer." GIRLS FROM IRAN are rare penpals, folks. Write ! RK/Signal
From: Piotr Kosibowicz Date: Thu, 25 Apr 96 10:50:24 +0200 Subject: note a change! "Hi Raimo I have several good photos of girls, but I DO NOT know if they're still looking for contacts. RK> GREETINGS, birthday twin (Feb 24)... Ha! You remembered! Thanx a lot and all the best to you. :-) I will soon set-up my own WWW page - so we can exchange our addresses on our pages. So far I am sending you some info about PROPAGANDA. You may publish it. And as you probably know your ads are appering in ALL my ellectronic as well as paper publications." Piotr has POLISH ITEMS for sale and knows his computers... We are birthdate twins with him ! RK/Signal
Date: Tue, 23 Apr 1996 13:02:44 -2359 From: "Hi. my name is masuod saadat and I'm 19 years old. I'm studing engineering in Tehran,Iran.I want some penpal address (girl's address), please. I'm a son,too....!!!" More email from IRAN than from any other country ! Unbelievable ! RK/Signal
Date: Sun, 21 Apr 1996 13:33:11 -2359 From: "hi ,my name is FARZAD JAFAEI from IRAN .I saw yuor adv. in "JAIHIND" magazine. i should like to have more information a boat your terms of publishing my adv. in your next issue price of each issue. my adv. is as follow. NAME: FARZAD JAFAEI(male) Age:22 University student. Hobbies : exchange gifts , hollidays , sport , magazines ,banknotes writing to penpals . want boys and grils any age ww. Add. : no 90 , zareie ave, 3rd 15 metters , damavand str. TEHRAN ,IRAN Zip code 17318" Write now, folks... RK/Signal
Date: Sat, 20 Apr 96 10:46:54 -0700 From: Harmeet Sinchawla "Dear Sir, I was wondering if you mention Email address of penpal in your signal magazine. Please advise if you have many members that are located in France. I speak some french and would like to make penpals in a Francophone area. Thanks Harmeet I am writing to you from Bangkok Thailand Thanks, Harmeet. Your e-mail is the first one from THAILAND ! RK/Signal
Date: Tue, 16 Apr 1996 00:33:52 +1000 From: (James Zivney (Foreign Correspondent)) Subject: Re: signal order "I received your mailing today. I was wondering if you got the $28 I sent for 10 copies of Signal #87? I am also interested in ordering 10 copies of Signal 85 and a rubber stamp from you I will send you the money when we get back from vacation next week." James is distributing the printed SIGNAL-magazines in JAPAN. Are you interested in selling it in your country ? Info $ 1 or 2 IRCs. RK/Signal
From:Jill Lampi Subject: Re: A link suggestion Date: Sat, 13 Apr 1996 19:40:15 -0500 (CDT) I'm preparing the July 1, 1996 edition of my Penfriends list currently, and will put your advertisement in there. I'll, of course, send you a checking copy again. I've also put you up on my snailmail penpal page. I hope you get a lot of traffic on your web site from my link, and vice versa! For now I've put you on my snailmail penpal list. As soon as I can check out your site more thoroughly, I'll add you to my pages properly. =) I'll swap links with any penpal publications... RK/Signal
Date: Thu, 11 Apr 1996 06:39:12 -0700 From: Doris A. Hermon " Thank you for your message responding to our ad on the WWW about Mail Order Messenger... The next issue of MOM on the Internet is introducing display ads. " MLM & Mail Order opportunities, Doris knows them... Ask for the web-site address and mention Signal/RK
Organization: Anatoly Neverov From: Anatoly Neverov Date: Wed, 10 Apr 96 20:20:02 +0200 (MSD) Subject: Business proposal from Belarus " I represent Belarussian Contact Agency VOLDEMAR from Minsk. We are seeking for cooperation with those who occupy with marriage business. In our database we have more than 200 addresses with biodata and colored pictures of Belarussian women seeking for marriage." E-mail: Phone/ fax: 375-0172-557757 English, French, Polish Regular mail: 220082, Minsk-82, P.O.Box 275 BELARUS If you've got lots of money ask for details... Expensive ! RK/Signal
Date: Thu, 7 Mar 1996 09:59:37 +0100 (MET) From: BELE TRADING / Berthold Lindersten Subject: Signal disk " Hello! Many thanks for the new Signal International disk! I received it yesterday. It really looks great to me! All pictures look good. I am now starting to market it and hope for a very good response. Please inform me when the next Signal is ready so I can order that one too!" The DISK SIGNAL i s worth seeing ! $ 10 ppd. RK/Signal
From: Fouad Mohammed Gad Cc: Fouad Mohammed Gad Subject: ADDRESSES Date: Mon, 26 Feb 96 12:04:00 PST " I need girls' addresses, and how much it will cost and the way the payment could be made," " my question is - if I send the money how soon could I get an answer?. My E-Mail: Thanks MOHAMMED AL-SHAFAI" Usually I reply 100-200 letters at a time, 2-3 times monthly and airmail takes about one week to reach ARAB EMIRATES... RK/Signal

Part of a letter received by snailmail from England:

"Dear Raimo, Nice to speak to you on the telephone recently. I was staying in Espoo with my girlfriend, who I met threw the Signal Penpal Magazine. Many thanks for the introduction. Tom"

Some people even travel... I've visited only Russia and Sweden by now but Signal readers from Korea, Algeria, England, Germany, Lithuania, Checho- slovakia have visited me. My elder daughter has been interrailing in about 15 countries in Europe, and spent three weeks in Washington DC in USA, the younger daughter has travelled in Portugal, their mother in Greece and Turkey, younger brother & his family just returned from Greece, elder brother has travelled in France, Germany, Russia, even my 79 year old mother has visited Canary Islands a few times. Should I visit you all my penpal publisher friends ? Or still travel only by mail ? That's the question !!!! RAIMO KAARNA, the publisher
P.S. I did it, I DID IT !

I made a trip to ESTONIA's capital TALLINN on the 24th of July 1996... Visit the Black Hill Marketplace and you'll find anything, stay in the old town for historic scenes, drink Metsmaasika in the Virgin Tower restaurant on the walls of the old town. I recommend. RK