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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 used Hello Kitty postage stamps from Japan at a meeting of my local stamp club.  One has a pink background...
    carolouise carolouise 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 20, 2009

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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 Craft Butterflies Tuberculosis/Malaria stamps Popes Stamps on Stamps Middle East (esp. Turkey, Iraq, Egypt...
    PrairieDog71 PrairieDog71 41-45, M Jun 11, 2012

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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 to collect them? ************************************************** Recommend Story: Fishing In Ocean EP Link Lanshowcase...
    cookiekong cookiekong 31-35, F Mar 1, 2013

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    Started When I Was A Kid...

    The first stamps I received to start my collection were from my paternal grandmother. I instantly fell in love with the hobby! Ever since then, I collected every envelope, post card, and scrap of paper with a stamp on it to add to my collection. As I aged, and started to earn...
    ChillDread ChillDread 36-40 May 1, 2012

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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 a kid.
    volgonrule volgonrule 46-50, M Feb 12, 2014

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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 history of older stamps. I also enjoy the communication by snail mail I have to do, in order to get a First Day issue stamp sent to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 19, 2009

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    Selling.

    Guys I am a 23 year old guy from Chennai,India. I have been collecting stamps since my childhood and i have about 1000-1200 of them. I am selling off my whole collection as i have got a seat in a university in Italy. I wont be able to continue my hobby there. So interested buyers...
    rambojohn93 rambojohn93 26-30, M Mar 7, 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 be a bigger deal for me when I was courting my first wife back before e-mail existed. We were about 500 miles apart and our courtship lasted about a...
    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 other country public the Stamps to celeberate the Snake year, if you like to see these stamps. pls visit my blog. I am too lazy to make...
    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 many of us.   My collection is mostly tucked away in a closet.  Some of it is in a plastic storage bin in the basement...
    carolouise carolouise 56-60, F Jul 31, 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 the fist publishment of scented stamp in China , the value of the stamps is ttl  RMB13.90 12 stype of the peach blossom...
    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 in the way and I lost most of my interest in it.
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F Mar 20, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    well i would not say filled ,but i do my thing ,i have a ,respectable number of stamps ....in my book but this young man i'm currently dating he has been to over..200 countries...
    amie26 amie26 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    I miss my personal library of old books; reference books, medical manuals, bibles, and so on. I'm slowly rebuilding my collection these days. Lack of space and shelves and money...
    Doviov Doviov 41-45 Jan 12

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    I adore sea shells. My favorites are ones that I collected when I was very young and one that I got as a gift from a friend. That one is a conch with some gorgeous pink inside; the...
    iridesca iridesca 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    ...I collect game dice. All kinds, shapes, sizes, and collors.
    bnaesf bnaesf 36-40, M Jan 6

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    I collect post cards of any kind and frim any place.
    bnaesf bnaesf 36-40, M Jan 6

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    I currently have 59 stuffed animals whoop it might be seen as weird how I collect them when supposedly they are meant for little kids but I don't care. These stuffed animals are...
    ScarM3 ScarM3 16-17, F Jan 13

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    After college, I was really broke and went to Ireland and stayed at hostels. Because I couldn't afford to buy gifts, I collected Sea Shells in Galway and brought them home. Since...
    col2717 col2717 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    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 1 day ago

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    Your attitude determines your altitude about as much as that platitude inspires my gratitude. If you think it's lonely at the top, just wait 'til you try the bottom. Sometimes...
    ManOfYourDreams ManOfYourDreams 26-30, M 3 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    Got my number 2 earlier than expected!! Ahh the artwork is so divine...
    Sophilu Sophilu 18-21, F Dec 31, 2014

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    "And then, too, I had learned early to assume something dark and lethal hidden at the heart of anything I loved. When I couldn’t find it, I responded, bewildered and wary, in the...
    T055 T055 16-17, F Jan 1

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    “What's the point in being alive if you don't at least try to do something remarkable? "
    RafaReu RafaReu 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    "You are only invisible to those who do not deserve to see you."
    Itsnotareligion Itsnotareligion 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 2

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    The best way of learning is by teaching it
    B2ST B2ST 16-17, M Jan 2

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    "The good are never easy, the easy never good. And love it never happens like you think it really should"-Marina and the Diamonds
    Giannaxoxo Giannaxoxo 18-21, F Jan 2

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    “too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to...
    vikiii vikiii 22-25, F Jan 3

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    "No one falls in love by choice, it is by chance. No one stays in love by chance, it is by work. And no one falls out of love by chance, it is by choice."
    micz521 micz521 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 4

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    I have bought quite a few sapphires from a friend who use to mine them in central Queensland. Some years ago Australia supplied around 70% of the worlds sapphires. The majority...
    Ozdharma Ozdharma 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    This is one I've come up with myself in reflection on my many constant and futile attempts to ease the constant and intensely severe pain I am in to no avail. "There's a very fine...
    someonerandom someonerandom 22-25, F Jan 4

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    "I became insane with long intervals of horrible sanity" Edgar Allan Poe
    VictoriaD81 VictoriaD81 31-35, F Jan 7

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    This was one of his last performances according to media. Watch how irritated he is on stage. I have analysed countless interviews of this Guy and am just in awe of him. At age...
    CautiousCoitus CautiousCoitus 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 7

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    "You are what you do, not what you say you'll do"
    VictoriaD81 VictoriaD81 31-35, F Jan 7

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    Everyone needs someone to make them feel like tomorrow is more than just another day
    VictoriaD81 VictoriaD81 31-35, F Jan 7

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    http://www.autopsyfiles.org/reports/deathcert/cobain,%20kurt_dc.pdf
    CautiousCoitus CautiousCoitus 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    I have about 112 quotes from an hour of looking at the Internet. Here's one.............. "You were my cup of tea but I drink champagne now"
    WorthlessXlove WorthlessXlove 13-15, M Jan 9

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    “the best kind of people are the ones that come into your life, and make you see the sun where you once saw clouds, the people that believe in you so much, you start to believe...
    vikiii vikiii 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 9

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    I am also doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it. ~Pablo Picasso
    Gennee Gennee 61-65, T Jan 9

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    i do haha, i have loads but not many good ones. Water, dragon and Six Samurai deck is the ones i got lol ... what did you go for?
    surfdas surfdas 22-25, M Jan 9

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    one of the greatest mental freedoms is truly not caring what anyone else thinks of you.
    xiluvmusicx xiluvmusicx 26-30, F Jan 9

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    "Momma always said dying was a part of life" - Tom Hanks as Forrest Gump "Never let the media tell you what your body is supposed to look like, keep it ugly." - Gerard Way
    Forrestelf Forrestelf 22-25, F Jan 10

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    "Don't Rejoice Over The Troubles Of Your Brother,Lest Allah Might Have Mercy On Him & Involve U In This Trouble" Prophet Mohammad (SAW)
    InaamHaq InaamHaq 18-21, M Jan 11

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    “go to a coffee shop, sit by the bar with the glass windows and look out, look at all the people running to catch a train, all the girls with one too many shopping bags, all the...
    vikiii vikiii 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 12

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    It may seem childish but my model horses mean the world to me mostly cause they are 100-1,000😄 none pictured are that bad only 200.00
    barrelracingbitch1967 barrelracingbitch1967 18-21, F Jan 12

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    I really love this quote .. "Do the right thing because it's right! It is better to be hated for what you are than loved for what you are not."
    Isabellas35 Isabellas35 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    knives heres what i just baught on ebay
    chuckzares chuckzares 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 13