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I Am a Collector

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    I collect US postage stamps,

    sports cards, antique cameras, hot wheels and old coins.
    rompinrob rompinrob 46-50, M Jun 9

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    steve221942 steve221942 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 3, 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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    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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    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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    I collect books by redading them.

    Every time I finish one I write my nmw inside the cover, and whenever I lend them to friends I tell them to do the same. Id everyone did so when we walked into second-hand bookstores we would know who read those books before and who knows how many things we could find out. It...
    Hypersomnia Hypersomnia 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 10

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I have been meaning to say this for a while now BUT just couldn't find the time . My current circle of friends have been increasing quiet rapidly lately. With this new account I...
    MzPhoenix MzPhoenix 31-35, F 26 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    What are we to do with unbelievers? I'm pretty sure we are not to argue with them, call them names, etc. If they hit you on the right cheek instead of hitting them back, turn the...
    shallies shallies 51-55, F 41 Responses 5 days ago

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    Secrets to happy EPing. 1. Ignorance is bliss - trolls will be trolls, ignore their entire existence. 2. Sarcasm, one of my favorite words ending in 'asm. When provoked, keep...
    PoutingEnigma PoutingEnigma 26-30, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    "Prostitutes and Tax Collectors" I often wondered why Jesus lumped those two particular professions together. "Amen, amen, I say to you, prostitutes and tax collectors will enter...
    eddiecarbone eddiecarbone 61-65, M 3 Responses Jun 17

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    On a cam..... Their all on a cam
    fatespectical123 fatespectical123 51-55, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    Any vinyl record collectors here, hit me up !
    000spinauctionsdotcom 000spinauctionsdotcom 51-55, M Jun 16

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    There is something about nature that catches me. Whether it be the sound of a waterfall or the appearance of green bush's, I'm always ready to take photos to add to my 'collection...
    Delphi111 Delphi111 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 15

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    At this point, I'm just waiting for a miracle. Its been months since I started searching for a job. Back when I was in school and the seasonal position I worked had ended, I...
    IamWhoIam20 IamWhoIam20 18-21, F Jun 14

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    I love collecting the pokemon cards.. I have a very large collection and some of the worlds rarest.. I will always be a collector.
    KokkuKyuban KokkuKyuban 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 13

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    I am an avid collector of wonderfully old things. I absolutely love visiting old buildings, imagining their original craftsmen, the people who walked through the doors, and all of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jun 11

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    Holy monkey ****. Why am I constantly in contact with pretentious @$$holes? This guy was bragging about how he could do a front flip, then pretended to apologize to me for having...
    MeadowLark4 MeadowLark4 18-21 6 Responses Jun 11

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    Of my church. Where I live, many churches are strict, saying "You're gay? Get out!" or even, "Premarital sex? You're gone." This is the attitude of churches today. Strict, cruel...
    ForeverOnMyGuard ForeverOnMyGuard 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 10

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    I saw her live in a play "El Coleccionista (The Collector)" in a theater across the border and I was sitting in the very front row less than 5 feet away from her. She looked very...
    pepiniux pepiniux 46-50, M Jun 10

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    Way before Ken Jennings went on Jeopardy and became known for his trivia knowledge, I met him when he visited my church a few times. He talked to me every time and I him. I gasped...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F Jun 8

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    Honestly I played and knew those games like the bible and happily still do, from the initial ps2 quality with sovereign to the collector base with grunt and zaeed then curing the...
    MercerHelum MercerHelum 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 8

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    Okay look I really want an answer of advice, I have a really interesting life and some might like to hear it as well as help me out, but if it is too long or people think its dumb...
    gamesmlg gamesmlg 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 7

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    Lincoln Rhyme series by Jeffrey Deaver. I don't know anything about forensics but I just have to say that these books are pure genius! I've really enjoyed the movie, The Bone...
    abcdefghisabelmnopqrst abcdefghisabelmnopqrst 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 6

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    I only am friends with people I talk to at least once a month. If we don't talk, you aren't my friend and I will remove you from my circle. This is why I have under 20 friends. If...
    ForeverOnMyGuard ForeverOnMyGuard 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 3

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    Hair color: Dark brown,light brown and black (mixed) (No, I didn't dye it) xD Eyes: Dark brown Skin: Tanned Favorite color: Pink Favorite Food: Pizza (Hawaiian, Pepperoni...
    DepressedAngell DepressedAngell 18-21, F 1 Response May 31

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    Are any of our members members of any Club Chapters affiliated with the Coca-Cola Collectors Club?
    kiwikidd1977 kiwikidd1977 36-40, M May 31

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    I am all for people owning firearms. But o can't help but throw the bit of hypocrisy of both the people and the government who are lecturing each other. The government thinks we...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M 1 Response May 31

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    If you have credit card debt, need help with improving credit, or need to get a debt collector off of your back, contact me. Knowledgeable, kind, caring, and helping people is...
    ccwizard ccwizard 51-55, F May 30

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