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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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I'll collect all kinds of dolls that goes for all kinds of Barbie dolls and my little pony equestrian dolls and I also collect small and medium stuffed Plush dolls such as bears...
    2PrincessGirlsPonyTails24 2PrincessGirlsPonyTails24 46-50, F 3 Responses Sep 16

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    Its stunning lingerie, the buttefly effect collection now available, I checked them out and they are just awesome ladies, try it out, Tailormade for all the beautiful ladies...
    HotMomShaama HotMomShaama 46-50, F 1 day ago

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    I love John maus and his contributions to animal collective
    whitelight411 whitelight411 18-21, F Sep 6

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    I love Rend Collective! Two of my fave songs are Build Your Kingdom Here and My Lighthouse!!!!!!!
    LeahlovesGod LeahlovesGod 16-17, F Sep 8

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    Boxes of things. My 1/4 of the basement filled with boxes and "special" items from my childhood I would like my children to grow up with an in my bedroom one entire wall and part...
    CleverSiri CleverSiri 13-15, F Sep 15

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    I had a collection of toilet roll tubes when I was younger. I didn't use them for anything though.
    HandsomePrince1 HandsomePrince1 16-17, M Sep 18

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    I have a pretty solid collection mostly opals, Jaspers and bertrandites but anything that attracts me really.
    khewster khewster 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    I thought I had a big collection but at alas only about 1000
    khewster khewster 31-35, F Sep 22

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    A good article, you can tell from containing quotable insight on its own, often much better than what passes for quotations on the sites that collect them. I said I should post...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M a week ago

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    Ill buy them! Need some extra cash? its fast and easy and 100% private for my own collection. I like women of all shapes and sizes im not picky :) message me for details!
    NaughtybyNature24 NaughtybyNature24 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I collect various things. From knives to anime to transformers. Or anything I find interesting
    RockyRoad6957 RockyRoad6957 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    I like to collect quotes and memorize them (or at least try). I don't know why. It's like a hobby i guess. Here's some i really like. "You can’t depend on your eyes when your...
    QuiltedBathwater QuiltedBathwater 18-21, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    A gentleman doesn't rush his girl physically, because he knows that her morals are to be treated.
    Babygirl650 Babygirl650 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    Ever seen these bank notes from st pierre et Miquelon it's an hour flight from Montreal
    Iam50 Iam50 46-50, F Sep 2

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    How about the French pacific franc of Tahiti
    Iam50 Iam50 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    There's even a 2000 Philippine peso banknote about $47 in 1@ 1993 a 10000 peso bank note was produced by the central. bank of the Philippines about $238 US dollars
    Iam50 Iam50 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    When I enjoy something, I always feel like I must get something to remind me of that memory at a later date. But because of this I always have the urge to get more money so I can...
    AlternateReality AlternateReality 16-17, F Sep 3

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    Whatever you have a passion for, go after it.
    Gennee Gennee 61-65, T Sep 3

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    If there be light,then there is darkness;if cold heat;if height depth;if solid fluid;if hard soft;if rough smooth;if calm tempest;if prosperity adversity;if life then death...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    "The heaviest form of human hopelessness is not the absence of faith in a higher reality, but rather the outright disbelief in ones self."
    RollingInTheBacon RollingInTheBacon 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    You’ll learn, as you get older, that rules are made to be broken. Be bold enough to live life on your terms, and never, ever apologize for it. Go against the grain, refuse to...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    Ive got thousands of pictures of bbws with their legs spread
    johnsmith455 johnsmith455 41-45, M Sep 5

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    Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.Helen Keller
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    'Love means never having to say you're sorry." Love story..
    hiddentears hiddentears 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    'Love your job but don't love your company, because you may not know when your company stops loving you.'
    hiddentears hiddentears 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    All that is gold does not glitter; not all those who wander are lost; the old that is strong does not wither; deep roots are not reached by the frost. J. R. R. Tolkien
    findmeholdmeloveme findmeholdmeloveme 18-21 Sep 5

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    We do not remember days, we remember moments. ~Cesare Pavese
    Gennee Gennee 61-65, T Sep 5

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    Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living. ~Bob Marley
    Gennee Gennee 61-65, T Sep 5

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    The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are. ~Joseph Campbell
    Gennee Gennee 61-65, T Sep 5

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    Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced. ~John Keats
    Gennee Gennee 61-65, T Sep 5

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    'Women are like fruits. Everyone has its unique colour, shape, aroma and taste. The problem is with men. They like fruit salad!!!!'
    hiddentears hiddentears 22-25, F Sep 5

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    Worrying is like a rocking chair. It rocks you to and fro but it gets you nowhere
    nicktime nicktime 31-35, M Sep 5

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    The path to liberation from pain is within
    nicktime nicktime 31-35, M Sep 5

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    When I was younger (and more foolish... er, idealistic) I kept a giant file with every quote I came across that I liked. Well, I wasn't really very good about keeping backups at...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    Found a 50 cent coin commemorating Charles and Diana's wedding
    xCoinx xCoinx 22-25, M Sep 6

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    I feel that they are magic words. If I read that and follow that then life will be smoother than I guess. For example: Quote:- When heart speaks, take good notes!
    Jms04 Jms04 18-21, M Sep 7

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