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I Am a Collector

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    I have various collections.

    The following is a short list of what I collect: 1, Magic Johnson/ L.A. Lakers memorabilia 2, Oakland Raiders memorabilia 3, Marvel movies 4, 1970's series Justice League glasses distributed by Pepsi 5, Hallmark Christmas ornaments that represent aspects of my personality 6...
    muddygoat muddygoat 36-40, M Dec 28, 2014

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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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    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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    steve221942 steve221942 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 3, 2014

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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 1 Response Nov 29, 2013

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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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    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 1 Response May 16, 2013

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    I never really thought of it before

    as collecting, but it has certainly been there to some degree. Bird photographs and plastic models of birds, for one thing. My huge library - and megahuge DVD and video library . . . it just sort of happened. But when my interest in the Bay City Rollers was rekindled...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 10, 2014

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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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    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 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 4 Responses May 15, 2008

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    Where's the Money? A notorious mafia boss is looking for a new man to make weekly collections from all the private businesses that he is "protecting." Feeling the heat from the...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 5 Responses Jan 11

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    I recently online was asked by one of my female friends openly on a post was I "gay" ?On a completely different post she not only inquired again of my sexual preferences but took a...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    This last year has been horrible. My son's father has never provided any support, for example when my (our) son was in the hospital he said "what do you want me to do about it...
    Phoenixsa71 Phoenixsa71 41-45, F Dec 28, 2014

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    I bought an xbox one and I have nothing to play on it. I've got Assassin's Creed: Unity downloaded but the game is an utter bore. I did download Warframe before bed so I'm hoping...
    GrimCreeper0150 GrimCreeper0150 22-25, M 4 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    a crafty young writer named Wiley started living out the Life of Riley; when the royalties dried he just sat an cried, but collectors just eyed the man slyly. (Dec.29, 2014)
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Dec 31, 2014

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    Buy this quick, it's going to be a collectors item. Lol
    jjoe01 jjoe01 41-45, M 7 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I thank my mom for buying me my GameCube that came with the Zelda Collector's Edition disc! 
    Sjohn123 Sjohn123 16-17, M Dec 31, 2014

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    Gaming started for me when my mom bought me a GameCube for Xmas! The first game it included was a Zelda Collector's Edition disc. The disc included Zelda, Z II, Ocarina, and Majora...
    Treviouszeldafan Treviouszeldafan 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    I can't bring myself to care about anything anymore. I can't handle adult life, and after years and years of trying, I don't have any energy to try anymore. I don't want to do...
    justsomegirloutthere89 justsomegirloutthere89 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    It's nothing personal , I'm just a really picky adder and not a friend collector
    certifiable certifiable 70+, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    �Sixty-one of many collectorR17;s merchandise adorn the four partitions from the bunker, maintaining the soldier reminded of your beauties in the stateside Motion picture...
    Anthony1604hzs1 Anthony1604hzs1 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    First of all, I'm not a friend collector. I don't add people just for the sake of adding them. The reason; I can't possibly remember who is who, what we've shared, etc.....if I...
    Mencrytoo Mencrytoo 46-50, M 3 Responses Jan 13

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    I am an avid movie collector, and never see myself stopping, they are my guilty pleasure. Typically, women have retail therapy, I have Movies. Men have sports and beer, I have...
    MsBree01 MsBree01 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 14

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    - Why did you have to die, Lord? - Someone had to carry the cross, And the Pharisees refused. - They followed your law. - Yes, that was the problem. - What did you expect? - For...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    I'm the most interesting person down at the local Train-spotters & Stamp-collectors club . . . . . does that count? ;)
    00afreshstart77UK00 00afreshstart77UK00 51-55, M 6 days ago

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    Haunted Place - Casa de Estudillo ADDRESS: Old Town, San Diego Historic Park San Diego, California 92110 LOCATION: One can visit the La Casa De Estudillo Museum at Old Town...
    timothyc31 timothyc31 41-45, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    In fact, I'm rather addicted to them myself. There's a sort of delicious thrill when I pay for the person behind me at a toll gate or drive thru or when I sew hand warmers and...
    ShotsZ ShotsZ 41-45, F 14 Responses 4 days ago

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    A few simple ground rules. 1. I do check profiles before I add people, which brings me to my second point. 2. I will NOT add you if you have experiences on your profile such as...
    DropsofJupiter1 DropsofJupiter1 18-21, F 10 Responses 4 days ago

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    "I'm a dreamer,a glassy wave seeker, an art makerand a passport stamp collector.I have a master's in laughterand am a world-renowned mess maker.I'm a wannabe world changer,a...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    ...looking at a map of North America and wondering how Alaska got to be part of the U.S..the U.S also has Mexico and Hawaii..for a country around the same size as Canada the U.S...
    Tannasheart Tannasheart 46-50, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    ......the empty bottle crashed to the floor statling the man awake. His head spun wildly as he clutched the table edge. He stood up on unsteady legs and staggered from the...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 1 day ago

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