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I Collect Dolls

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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 has for their collection. Right now we’re currently looking for people to speak to as part of our research and search for...
    LivingDolls LivingDolls 51-55, F Dec 16, 2011

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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 my collection has helped me to connect to people outside my small circle of friends and challenge what feels safe. While I am...
    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 my first dolls as a little girl.
    weareonespirit weareonespirit 51-55, F 4 Responses Aug 7, 2008

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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.ebay.com/Buddys-Vintage-Collections?refid=store Disney Collectibles: http://stores.shop.ebay.com/Buddys...
    samjay samjay 36-40, F Aug 30, 2009

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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 time I saw a different one, I bought it. Although I've been collecting for close on 10 years, I only...
    ivorykisses ivorykisses 31-35, F Nov 28, 2007

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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 with so i didn't play with dolls.  I played outside a lot, played football, shot bows and guns, played war all...
    beaglewoman beaglewoman 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 28, 2007

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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 so much more!
    wildjeep wildjeep 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 24, 2008

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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.  Now I like the vintage fashion dolls, like Ginny, Jill, Cissette and the like.  I have some Gene dolls...
    homeschools3 homeschools3 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2007

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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 I have found beautiful precious porcelain dolls at extremely low prices.  Most of my dolls have cost me only $3 to $4 dollars...
    Alicehath Alicehath 56-60, F Apr 21, 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 an innocence and beauty to them that I find rare and special. I have been a doll lover all of my life- and while...
    xsadiex xsadiex 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 4, 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 diana doll it is china but it is kept away safe... as a child I had many barbie dolls, baby that away doll and...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Jan 27, 2012

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    Just A Start

    I have acquired some dolls and Harlequinns(which I love so much). I want to take pictures and post them here and on Facebook. :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 9, 2011

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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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    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.   I hope there are others here that collect dolls as well - of any kind. Please share if so!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 10, 2007

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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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    Related Experiences

    I want to collect Barbies and Fashion dolls. When I was a child I had a few collectors edition Holiday Barbies. Now I have to wait until my boys are older so they won't destroy my...
    Februarychic Februarychic 31-35, F Jul 15

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    i LOVE my DOLLS! mostly belle and rapunzel!!! i play with them all the time and take them with me when i leave
    sophieprincess sophieprincess 16-17, F 21 hrs ago

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    I spend a lot of time dressed in pretty little girl dresses or skirts and tops. What better way to spend a day playing with dolls! It's just what little girls do! I have lots of...
    sissylittlegirlkatie sissylittlegirlkatie 26-30 Jun 25

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    I spend a lot of time dressed in pretty little girl dresses or skirts and tops. What better way to spend a day playing with dolls! It's just what little girls do! I have lots of...
    sissylittlegirlkatie sissylittlegirlkatie 26-30 Jun 25

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    I spend a lot of time dressed in pretty little girl dresses or skirts and tops. What better way to spend a day playing with dolls! It's just what little girls do! I have lots of...
    sissylittlegirlkatie sissylittlegirlkatie 26-30 Jun 25

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    I spend a lot of time dressed in pretty little girl dresses or skirts and tops. What better way to spend a day playing with dolls! It's just what little girls do! I have lots of...
    sissylittlegirlkatie sissylittlegirlkatie 26-30 Jun 25

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    I spend a lot of time dressed in pretty little girl dresses or skirts and tops. What better way to spend a day playing with dolls! It's just what little girls do! I have lots of...
    sissylittlegirlkatie sissylittlegirlkatie 26-30 Jun 25

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    I spend a lot of time dressed in pretty little girl dresses or skirts and tops. What better way to spend a day playing with dolls! It's just what little girls do! I have lots of...
    sissylittlegirlkatie sissylittlegirlkatie 26-30 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I hate Barbie dolls they show girls the only way to be beautiful is by being blonde skinny have the perfect body with blue eyes NO! why do the never make not so skinny dolls?! I...
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F Jun 29

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    I've collected them since I was young. Just different kinds, if I found something I liked, I'd bring it home. My favorite was finding amber or agates, totally amazing to me. Now I...
    UltraCerulean UltraCerulean 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    NRGbinary is a privately held internationally recognized trading and investment company which has been giving financial services from the last 12 years. They are involved in the...
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    Ep is about being yourself , about honesty, about creating a profile that would mostly resemble your profile in reality. Thats how you can share experiences help others or be...
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    For about a year now I've been collecting Pocket knives. It's a very fun hobby that is very addicting. There are so many knife companies, Different blade steels and shapes. I love...
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    Diplomacy is the art of saying "Nice, Doggie..." until you can find a rock.
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    I don't want the world to see me Cause I don't think that they'd understand When everything's made to be broken I just want you to know who I am..
    Starz93 Starz93 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    some people find fault like thr is reward for it!!!!! .... grrrrrr...
    poisonlady poisonlady 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    "There is a sleeping cop in all of us. He must be killed." While reading a book I just love this quote...
    GrumpyMe GrumpyMe 22-25, F Jun 24

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    Your flaws are perfect for the heart that is meant to Love you!
    silverfox54 silverfox54 56-60, F Jun 24

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    Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich and a tragedy for the poor .. -sholom aleichem
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    if they ask you about me, tell them "she was the only girl who loved me with honesty, and i broke her."
    heymaia heymaia 16-17, F Jun 25

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    Don't compare your chapter 1 to someone else's chapter 20.
    Starz93 Starz93 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    "Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye."
    KellySweetzz KellySweetzz 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    "That's the thing about pain, it demand to be felt." - from the fault in our stars movie
    Johnnystha Johnnystha 26-30, M Jun 26

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    Everyone wants happiness, No one wants pain, but you can't make a rainbow, without a little rain .. :))
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    “God loved the birds and invented trees. Man loved the birds and invented cages.” Jacques Deval
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    No matter how much we think we failed, we never go back to the beginning, to where we knew nothing. Total failure is impossible because we always begin again from our most recent...
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    “Speak only if it improves upon the silence.” ― Mahatma Gandhi
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    No matter what kind of wisdom dictates you the option you should pick, no one will be able to tell if it's right or wrong till you arrive to some sort of outcome, resulting from...
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    -It is only with the heart that one can see rightly. What is essential is invisible to the eye. -You try, You fail, You try You fail, But the real failure is when you stop...
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    Fall in love with someone who deserves your heart... not someone who plays with it....
    shanaiya24 shanaiya24 22-25, F Jul 1

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    "You are all about her and she is all about her"
    Johnnystha Johnnystha 26-30, M Jul 1

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    "Beauty doesn't last forever, but a beautiful personality does."
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