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I Am a Collector

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 90 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    steve221942 steve221942 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 3, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I like to keep my circle of friends small. I'm not here to collect friends...I don't consider ep a popularity contest...and if you do, we definitely won't be friends. I don't...
    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 29

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    Luke 5:29-32New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE) 29 Then Levi gave a great banquet for him in his house, and a large crowd of tax collectors and others were at table with...
    jopava jopava 56-60, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    I just started collecting dolls last year. It wasn't really on purpose. My job involves me serving some of the companies and artists that make and manufacture high-end fashion...
    YourFriendRya YourFriendRya 36-40, T 1 Response Feb 7

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    Gauguin painting breaks sale record at nearly $300m-A painting of two Tahitian girls by the French artist Paul Gauguin has been sold for $300m (£197m), making it the most...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F Feb 8

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    A long time ago I had a good friend,Wim, he lived a few hundred meter away from my home and he was "special" Wim's propriety looked like a scrapheap full with old metal and used...
    kingkyrie kingkyrie 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 28

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    This is my 1st blog I have ever done for the Project Experience Community. where should I start..... 15 days I will be 27 years I have mostly lived a "Sheltered Life" or "Live My...
    jkensteinbacula jkensteinbacula 26-30, M Feb 2

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    Last night at the food court in the hotel (It's a big room on the third floor with little hawker stands around it and the central part is fulI of tables, some joint together, some...
    tastyfrzz tastyfrzz 46-50 Feb 4

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    I have been a fan since a very young age. I remember watching Friday the 13th first. Saw poltergeist in the movie theatre. I was 11 years old. I am not sure how i snuck out to...
    lovexghoul lovexghoul 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 6

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    No I am not.I am happy with the ones I have .I don't like friend collectors or Indians who flirt with me at the first instance just because I happen to be Indian.I am quite...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 9 Responses Feb 10

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    A MESSAGE FROM THE QUEEN To the citizens of the United States of America from Her Sovereign Majesty Queen Elizabeth II In light of your failure in recent years to nominate...
    bybybuster bybybuster 56-60, M 4 Responses Feb 11

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    The Bane of My Existence-Instead of happy memories of "Daddy Daughter" outings and feelings of adoration I have memories of daily confrontations and feelings of general unease. He...
    MimsatheQuiet MimsatheQuiet 18-21, F Feb 11

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    My object of collecting is flyers. You know such glossy A5 or bigger a bit sheets that represent a certain film or cartoon. It's usually placed on a special stand next to the box...
    Tourion Tourion 18-21, M Feb 13

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    Afterward in the attitude of Cheap Fifa 15 Coins Anxiety of Duty: Atramentous Ops, Halo: Reach, and Gran Turismo , Tron: Evolution's limited-edition amalgamation will backpack a...
    liafifaku liafifaku 22-25, F Feb 15

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    So hopefully you read this before you either write me or send me a friend request. Let's start.. 1. Fake people If you stole "your" avatar pic somewhere on the internet, if you...
    LeeLeeKhaleesi LeeLeeKhaleesi 13-15, F 8 Responses a week ago

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    I love video games and I'm an avid collector of them. I don't have any new generation systems though, but I have all the old ones and the best games for them. ;-)
    Stonaman Stonaman 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    Prairie Dreams: Memories 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...
    manofsolitude manofsolitude 46-50 2 Responses 3 days ago

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