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I Collect Dolls

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    My Engrossing Little Hobby - I've been collecting Barbie and Disney dolls for the past 7 years. At times I'd say my collecting borders on addiciton. A new doll is my total crack...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 10, 2007

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    Yep - I collect Anne Geddes dolls. I bought my first one when I was around 18. It was a baby butterfly, and as soon as I saw it in the toy shop I had to have it. From then on any...
    ivorykisses ivorykisses 31-35, F Nov 28, 2007

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    I Love Dolls - I have been a semi-serious collector since High School.  Back then I'd buy anything I thought was pretty.  I've worked on refining my collection since then...
    homeschools3 homeschools3 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2007

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    DOLLS - http://stores.shop.ebay.com/Buddys-Vintage-Collections_Barbie-Dolls_W0QQ_fsubZ1093357014QQ_sidZ382414114QQ_trksidZp4634Q2ec0Q2em322?refid=store Store: http://stores.shop...
    samjay samjay 36-40, F Aug 30, 2009

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    I Love to Restore and Collect Dolls - I restore and collect dolls!Im into restoring older dolls like antique and vintage comp dolls.I do collect genny dolls,velvet,shelf dolls, and...
    wildjeep wildjeep 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 24, 2008

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    Just A Few - I used to have a number of dolls years ago.. I love china dolls and unfortunately one broke and I was heart broken I have a few on my dressor and I have a princess...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Jan 27, 2012

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    I Love Dolls - I too collect dolls- and I love my dolls. I collect many different kinds of dolls including resin dolls, porcelain dolls, DAL dolls- even paper dolls! :) Dolls have...
    xsadiex xsadiex 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 4, 2008

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    I Love Dolls - I have quite a few from Barbie Dolls to Porcelain Dolls. There's no shortage on the number of them in my home. I worry about having too many. It's not always easy to...
    Goslyn Goslyn 31-35, T Feb 24, 2013

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    I Love Dolls - I collect dolls.  Most of my dolls are from Ireland or look Irish.  Growing up I was a huge tom boy and in my neighborhood there was mostly boys to play...
    beaglewoman beaglewoman 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 28, 2007

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    Another One, Eh? - I've been collecting dolls for most of my life starting with childhood dolls that you played with and graduating to porcelain collectors dolls.
    CarolineBelinda CarolineBelinda 36-40, F Apr 23, 2009

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    Collecting and Connecting - I was never really interested in dolls as a child, and here I find myself an adult collecting a number of different dolls.  Something of a recluse...
    dollsbasstea dollsbasstea 26-30, F 2 Responses May 2, 2009

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    I Probably Have Over 200 - When I get a doll now, she has to be very special.  My favorites are my Native American dolls and my Campbell Soup dolls.  I even have one of...
    weareonespirit weareonespirit 51-55, F 4 Responses Aug 7, 2008

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    Check Out My Dolls - i have posted pictures of dolls i have collected and i have restored.please view them by going to my pictures.
    wildjeep wildjeep 31-35, F Mar 1, 2008

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    Doll Collecting- I Just Love It - I get such a high buying and collecting porcelain dolls.  Where I come from there are a lot of thrift stores, flea markets, and yard sales where...
    Alicehath Alicehath 56-60, F Apr 21, 2012

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    Doll Collecting - I collect all types of dolls, Japanese BJD, Himmies and baby dolls. I had to sell a lot but I still enjoy what I have and adding to my collection when I can.
    Angeltrekker Angeltrekker 36-40 1 Response May 28, 2008

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    Looking For Doll Collectors - I am currently working on a currently working on a documentary about different types of doll collectors, and the personal value that each collector...
    LivingDolls LivingDolls 51-55, F Dec 16, 2011

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    I like to collect Barbie dolls. Its not like I play with them all the time like a kid, but I keep them on my family room, once in a while I go there and comb their hair, change...
    berkanabass berkanabass 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I'm scared of porcelain dolls for a reason i too had a doll once I wasn't scared of dolls at first but now im scared to look at any porcelain dolls. This old lady gave me this doll...
    vivian31745 vivian31745 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    After seeing the conjuring I almost want to burn my sister's dolls lol
    REALWORDS823 REALWORDS823 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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    When you get an unexpected phone call from a debt collector your first thoughts are probably fear and shock. You don't remember any outstanding debts and the person who is...
    hemasbags hemasbags 26-30, F Apr 7

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    I COLLECT VIYNL RECORDS 1950----2000 eraHello , Love my Vinyl Records & have been collecting them from many years , I have over 4000 Albums & many are very Rare & first releases...
    RETROSOUNDS RETROSOUNDS 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    I have been collecting comics since the 1960's. I have a collection of signed comics as well as comic art. I even have some of my collection that can been seen on my EP Blog. If...
    wvtxpen wvtxpen 51-55, M Apr 4

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    There is one thing I collect: Beer bottles from different countries around the world. My collection consists of mostly European beers, (because European beers are my favorite to...
    Hatebreeder59 Hatebreeder59 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Right now, the concept of fashion suggests a good deal. With the revolutionary changes on the planet of fashion it can be now noticed to have with the adjust of taste and selection...
    shellyzheng7415 shellyzheng7415 22-25, F Mar 21

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    Ever since I was 4. That was 11 years ago. Gosh where has the time gone. Yet still I don't think I'd ever stop collecting. I have a collection of over 1,000 models, of multiple...
    spookyfilly spookyfilly 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Welcome to my Madness !   I collect 1950's & 60's Stuff ,,  Over the years its gone pretty Crazy with the Complete House Decked out that way in every Room !  From...
    RETROSOUNDS RETROSOUNDS 36-40, M 4 Responses Mar 30

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    I am a unique breathing collection of DNA and not a freaking trophy to go on your wall. Yuck.
    choctawgrrrl choctawgrrrl 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Some folks live to collect material things. Others strive to be successful and wealthy. While others want to be popular or powerful. Those kinds of things don't really matter to me...
    Igotsnikt Igotsnikt 36-40, M Apr 3

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    I love rocks and minerals. Ever since I was a toddler I have loved collecting them. I would go out and just grab any rock I liked even if that rock was part of a brick! Let's see...
    scottazard scottazard 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I like plush mascots, I collect them from different brands. I prefer food.
    userabc123 userabc123 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    - here are some in my vast collection by Miley Cyrus ♦ You have a diamond inside of your heart, a light that shines bright as the stars. ♦ Give yourself a break. ♦ Next time...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    "Your trapped Spider-Man!...trapped in a gigantic bath"
    rocketman84 rocketman84 26-30, M 4 hrs ago

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    Mr Grinch - My story takes place in England, there was this friend of my mom's and I went to her house one day in early December 2000, around the same time as the Jim Carrey...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Mar 29

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    My new boy. He's an Ashton Drake sculpt, the 'Baby Raven Wing.' I was having trouble finding a darker skinned doll but when I saw his chubby cheeks I fell in love. I want to give...
    Tat2dMama Tat2dMama 22-25, F Mar 30

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    Some more pics. We got a new outfit today and got our hair fixed. He's such a handsome boy.
    Tat2dMama Tat2dMama 22-25, F Apr 1

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    i still have them. ;) im 23 and i still find them cute
    mstud17 mstud17 22-25, F Apr 5

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    OMG! they are the best band EVER in my opinion ...great songs n still pumping out albums to this day
    nessa4ever nessa4ever 18-21, F Apr 8

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    proverbs Uganda: Caution is not cowardice; even the ants march armed. Random and Unknown Cultural proverbs: The garden must be prepared in the soul first or else it will not...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Mar 18

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    One of my favorite quotes by Gibran: Half of what I say is meaningless, but I say it so that the other half may reach you!
    Batboy69 Batboy69 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 18

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    A man with no ambition, isn't a man at all.. There's nothing like a man with ambition and a plan 💜💜💜
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F Mar 18

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    Some people never go crazy, What truly horrible lives they must live. Charles Bukowski If you haven't read anything by him, I encourage you to.
    MinkeyII MinkeyII 61-65, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    That's the thing about pain. It demands to be felt. -from 'The fault in out stars' by John Green-
    soaringforthemoon soaringforthemoon 18-21, F Mar 19

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    There's always something to celebrate
    FoxxySilverCrow FoxxySilverCrow 26-30, F Mar 19

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    about friendships. pg. 1 Friendship is the bread of heart. - Mary Russell Mitford Today a man discovered gold and fame, Another flew the stormy seas; Another set an unarmed world...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Mar 19

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    I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right, you believe lies so...
    Qatalyst Qatalyst 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    The past is the past, it's over. The future is the future, it has not happened. Enjoy the gift of the present, for it is now!
    WeepingLeaves WeepingLeaves 26-30, F Mar 20

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    A quote doesn't have to be deep for me to appreciate it. Here is something from a novel by Nevada Barr. I forget which one (she has written a whole series of mysteries). Her...
    eddiecarbone eddiecarbone 61-65, M Mar 20

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    If you stumble make it part of the dance
    thoughtfulheart thoughtfulheart 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    There are defeats more triumphant than victories. Michel de Montaigne
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.. :)) - Confucius
    Dimforest Dimforest 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    s[HE] be[LIE]VE[D] = she believed, he lied
    Beatit12 Beatit12 13-15, F Mar 22