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I Collect Stamps

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    I used to collect stamps as a kid and I continued off and on as an adult. The last year or so I have really gotten things organized and I am really enjoying the hobby-like I did as...
    volgonrule volgonrule 46-50, M Feb 12

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    An Update -  Welcome ZombieKitty.  It’s great to read a new story here.  Your avatar caught my eye, because I love Hello Kitty.  I recently acquired two...
    carolouise carolouise 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 20, 2009

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    Just First Day Issues Now - But I used to collect United States stamps and stamps from around the world. I still have them, but I focus more on First Day Issues. I enjoy the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 19, 2009

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    Scented Stamp Peach Blossom - 2013-Mar-16, China publiced the peach blossom stamps with the flower scent. Since the stamp with scent is not a new product in the world , but this is...
    cookiekong cookiekong 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 14, 2013

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    Lost Interest - Well, used to. I have this big book full of them. All very pretty. I think the book's on my shelf now, I haven't touched it for a few months now. Other things got...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F Mar 20, 2008

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    Started As A Time Burner.. - Became a fun hobby. Since starting 6 years ago, I have amassed quite a collection. My specialty areas are as follows: Ships/Boats Planes/Space...
    PrairieDog71 PrairieDog71 41-45, M Jun 11, 2012

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    Collected Them - But Then Used Them For Postage. - I sort of got interested just because my Dad worked at the Post Office. But collecting first day stamps and commemoratives got to...
    CFOM CFOM 70+, M 1 Response Jul 17, 2011

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    2013 Chinese Snake Year Stamps - The 2013 Stamps of Chinese Snake Year started to sole on 5th,Jan. up to 8th,Jan the price of the stamp raised 20 times In fact there are many...
    cookiekong cookiekong 31-35, F Jan 18, 2013

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    About Me - An Introduction -  7/31/2009   Stamp collecting, the king of hobbies and the hobby of kings, is also a laughable hobby and an embarrassing confession for...
    carolouise carolouise 56-60, F Jul 31, 2009

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    Stamp Of PSY Gangnam Style - Since the song and dance of PSY Gangnam Style was popular all over the world, The Korean Post Office published the Stamp on Feb 18,2013. Would you like...
    cookiekong cookiekong 31-35, F Mar 1, 2013

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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...
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    If you have so many friends that you can't realistically keep in touch with any or many...........don't add me If you like my avi but aren't going to see if you like anything else...
    heysho heysho 36-40, F 10 Responses Mar 17

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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 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 2 days ago

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    I am a unique breathing collection of DNA and not a freaking trophy to go on your wall. Yuck.
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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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    userabc123 userabc123 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    “butterflies can’t see their wings, they can’t see how truly beautiful they are, but everyone else can, people are like that as well.”
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    There comes a time when you have to stop crossing oceans for people who wouldn't jump puddles for you.
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    All I can say is, I am grateful that I now have a kindle, and that my mom encourages me to give my paper books away. My bookshelf is full enough at it is!
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    Every time I return from France, I bring home several more pixies. They are made in the U.K. and they are so cute. They are really hard to find in the United States
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    proverbs Tanzanian: Little by little, a little becomes a lot. Taoist: The journey is the reward. Tibetan: The wish is father to the thought. Turkish: A defeated wrestler is not...
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    About love: Love is the irresistible desire to be desired irresistibly. - Louis Ginsberg From success you get a lot of things, but not that great inside thing that love brings...
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    When I first joined EP, I figured joining a bunch of groups was simply a way to let others learn about you when they read your profile. (In fact, EP describes it by announcing what...
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    The past is a different country. They do things differently there.
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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...
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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!
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    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!
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