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I Am a Collector

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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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    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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    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 51-55, M Aug 26, 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 1 Response May 1, 2010

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

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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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    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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    of films, music, books,

    dreams contained therein, film is supreme, whoever doesn't see this may have only hollywood and the mainstream in mind, which is when the term film ought not to be used. Yesterday, was downing the German short stuff 1, 2, 3 happy go lucky, then got into a 1970 intelligentsia...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 8

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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 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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    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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    chernobylplayground chernobylplayground 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    1. Professional TV Show Addict 2. hopeless Romantic 3. spreader of randomness 4. Dream pursuer 5. memory collector 6. bucket list creator 7. music lover 8. friends appreciator 9...
    neverendingfairytale neverendingfairytale 18-21, F Apr 23

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    Kindly refrain from adding me if you have odd, odd hobbies that involves diapers, etc. I'd appreciate it if you don't add me to your circle if you're a friend collector or have no...
    PoutingEnigma PoutingEnigma 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    The lawyer says to the wealthy art collector tycoon: “I have some good news and, I have some bad news….” The tycoon replies: “I’ve had an awful day, let’s hear the good...
    Rusham Rusham 66-70, M 3 Responses Apr 8

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    R.I.P. Mr. Underhill. You were a fantastic first character, even though you were simple in design - most of you, from the brown colour of your beard to the brownish colour of your...
    Jugemu Jugemu 31-35, M Apr 12

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    well, make that IN here. Last night I was graced with the unpleasant "presence" of one person's girlfriend in here. Apparently, that was only his side of the story and that since...
    abcdefghisabelmnopqrst abcdefghisabelmnopqrst 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 14

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    I grew up in a small town on the Alberta prairie. The Welcome To and Come Back Soon signs were on the same post. They rolled the sidewalks up promptly at six, noon on Wednesdays...
    manofsolitude manofsolitude 46-50 Apr 20

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    Dear God: Why do humans smell the flowers, but seldom, if ever smell one another? When we get to heaven, can we sit on the couch? Or is it still the same old story? Why are there...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 6 Responses Apr 22

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    7 Cyberlearning Technologies Transforming Education The year was 1984 and in addition to the chalkboards and alphabet posters, our 2nd grade classroom was equipped with an odd...
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