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I Am a Collector

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    Sheet Music & Songbooks

    I play the piano and write music. I perform almost every Sunday at my UUA church playing piano for the choir. Once a month I get to perform my own improvised works. I have for a very long time collected sheet music and songbooks though I had never cared about choral music before...
    Hope2havehelped Hope2havehelped 46-50, M Nov 29, 2013

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    Against The Odds

    When I lost my Father to cancer my partner at the time and I cleared my parents house. My parents had been avid collectors of just about everything in the belief that the thousands they had spent on dolls, plates, t-spoons, first day covers and so much more. They were wrong and I...
    AngeGardien AngeGardien 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 26, 2013

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    A Good Way to Learn History

    I am a ________ collector.  Just fill-in the blank (almost) to find out what I like to collect.  Don't be gross or sarcastic - I don't collect whale bones or live frogs.  I love to collect things.  My collections began while bargain hunting and have taught me...
    Aristartle Aristartle 46-50, F 5 Responses May 15, 2008

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    What Triggered The Start Of Your Collection, Or Collecting Behaviour?

    For me, the general process of becoming a collector seems like a natural progression of my personality traits; ever since childhood I’ve been inquisitive and experimental. I have a drive to understand, to learn and hold that knowledge for the appropriate time, to make...
    Strawdogoffering Strawdogoffering 26-30, M May 16, 2013

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    I Can't Tell You What I Collect Though

     Let's just say it's memories.  No one but me can enjoy them.  I can't project them on a screen, we might get raided.  I can't even tell people what they are because they'd judge me.  It's nice having a secret projector that can be run any time I...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 2 Responses Apr 27, 2009

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    Your Collection!

    I'm casting a new show looking for people with AMAZING HUGE collections that would love to share their stories. For this show, you would also have the opportunity to have your collection appraised by a top notch appraiser. If you are interested, please message me. If this show...
    tinaeisnernews tinaeisnernews 22-25, F Apr 4, 2012

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    Oh My God My Collections....

     i am such a collector, its a compulsion, i am sure i have a problem. where do i start - - i collect. the naked female form in any medium. antique dolls especially if they have teeth unusual occult items crystals sexual slavery items...photography, sculpture...
    stardark stardark 41-45, F Nov 21, 2009

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    steve221942 steve221942 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    I Collect Books

    This Christmas I received an electronic reader so I guess I can stop building bookcases now. It has not arrived from Amazon yet so I don't know how good it is, but when i get it I will give a report on what I think of it.
    brucefj1s brucefj1s 56-60, M 4 Responses Jan 13, 2011

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    How Much Is Too Much?

    No, I don't live in a house that's so full of stuff that there's only a narrow pathway threough the place . It's not that bad, but I do collect a lot of different things just 'cause I like them and the sheer NUMBER of my collections amazed me when I started looking around...
    timmerb timmerb 51-55, M May 1, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    Don't take this personally. I keep my circle small. I'd love to message you and stuff but i don't like adding a billion people to my circle. If we become really close then i may...
    Heartsu Heartsu 26-30, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Ep is about being yourself , about honesty, about creating a profile that would mostly resemble your profile in reality. Thats how you can share experiences help others or be...
    prince35xxx prince35xxx 31-35, M Jul 8

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    Report for phone tapping Report her for house camming last night your fat your lazy and a piece sh.t hack That was not a debt collector You sent the call in Report the scumbag...
    sunflowernut50 sunflowernut50 46-50, F 6 hrs ago

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    The Mafia was looking for a new man to make weekly collections from all the private businesses that they were "protecting." Feeling the heat from the police force, they decide to...
    Tasha15Girl Tasha15Girl 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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    Dust-free Raymond mill consists of the host, finished cyclone separation collector, fan, dust collector, a communicating pipeline, the host of the feeding mouth host dust cover...
    linxiaomo linxiaomo 22-25 2 days ago

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    I really do take the time to read the stories of other EP members on here. It's the only way to get to know people. I especially keep tabs on people in my circle but others as well...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 3 Responses Jul 4

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    Well, BettyAnnLovesStamps, I'm a non-stamp collector
    SamJanowiak SamJanowiak 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    Hey, I need some new friends on my PSN. Most of my old friends have been offline for more than a year.I have a Ps3 official headset and am a moderately fast typer. List of games...
    Destinyyy Destinyyy 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    Take this new character to Associate in Nursing firm and mailbox. produce Associate in Nursing auction for a basic item. Set the acquisition value on the auction to the quantity of...
    rsgpfastgold rsgpfastgold 22-25, M Jul 10

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    Welp, it just got ugly. You all, who have been following, know about last night. This morning I wake up to bill collectors calling me. He took me off of the truck and insurance...
    braverthanithink braverthanithink 26-30, F 22 Responses Jul 11

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    I went to an estate auction today. Older woman who was a lifetime collector of many different things. I bought a Cedar Chest that was from the 1940's. Excellent condition and I...
    Robin10 Robin10 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    I always find myself shopping for him Lol When I'm out I pick up little things to send to him while he's away just so he knows I'm thinking about him, I'm a collector of old...
    navyboylover navyboylover 18-21, F Jul 13

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    Allowing scripture to be the benchmark places individual opinions as to Christian behaviour into the background. Matthew 5-7English Standard Version (ESV) The Sermon on the...
    churinga churinga 70+, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    I want to collect Barbies and Fashion dolls. When I was a child I had a few collectors edition Holiday Barbies. Now I have to wait until my boys are older so they won't destroy my...
    Februarychic Februarychic 31-35, F Jul 15

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    There was a recent flood in my basement. If everything happens for a reason, then I suppose I believe in the backwash of sewer water sloshing against our packed away "valuable...
    UpsideTown UpsideTown 22-25, F Jul 15

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    The Obsession ContinuesI remember Sunday mornings as a child. Without fail my father would play music. Old music. Nat King Cole, Dean Martin, Elvis, Patti Page - those singers...
    DarkestTrance DarkestTrance 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    Investing in Gold usually sounds like a 'safe' selection and so this will be terribly true. creating your mind up regarding the shape during which you would like your Gold to be...
    rsgpfastgold rsgpfastgold 22-25, M Jul 19

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    It seems I have to add another post. I would think these things would be common sense. Do not add me if you are a collector of females. I am a female but I find it insulting that...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I began collecting vintage Star Wars when it was still new, back in the 80's. I was in middle school back then. I had a neighbour who had all the original Star Wars figures. And...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M Jul 22

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    A song in which you love the remake but dislike the original or vice versa.This is a song that covers it all. The original Hunters and Collectors was crap (can't blame them, it...
    izzypie izzypie 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I've seen many people post those '10 year olds be like...' Things and I'm sitting here thinking, what would I say in one of those. And I finally figured it out! 10 year olds be...
    TheAmazingSpiderJoe TheAmazingSpiderJoe 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Many people don't realize how selfish humans are, and that friendships are a joke. We are friends with ourselves only. There are many things a person could want from you...(We'll...
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    1) My name is Nishant. I'm from Kathmandu, Nepal. 2) I'm an INFP. 3) I love The Doors, they are my absolute favourite band. Followed by Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Grateful Dead...
    infpman infpman 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I really despise my husband. We have been married for over 5 years and I have started to have such angry feelings toward him I could scream. He is an abusive man, he digs into his...
    Anon0526 Anon0526 22-25, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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