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    I Collect....

    Comics, anime songs (if that can be counted), anime posters. I have about 200++ comics now. I know it's probably not much but I'm running out of place to keep them. They are still in a good condition and I loved them so much. Is that weird? lol. Oh and I also collect anime songs...
    amethyst91 amethyst91 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 5, 2011

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    Businesss Cards

    For some reason I like to collect business cards.I have bags full of them. If i ever needed one of them I doubt I'd be able to find it.LMFAO. MAYBE one day i'll organize them, Yeah right!
    mortaritaville07 mortaritaville07 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 26, 2013

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    Doraemon

    I collect Doraemon items. I have dolls, pillows, towels, shirts and so many other things. I began collecting 5 years ago after I laughed my heart out watching the anime. My collection steadily grew after my friends and loved ones learned about it. I always get presents on every...
    alexisalex alexisalex 41-45, F Nov 25, 2011

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    My Collection

    I collect vampire story books, music boxes, my favorite movies and music along with Angel, mermaid and unicorn figurines.
    longfang2 longfang2 56-60 Sep 30, 2012

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    When I was younger it was football cards.

    I still like them, but they've become too expensive. I like to collect sharks teeth from my favorite vacation spot, I almost didnt make it home one year but thats another story. I collect coins from different decades and centuries, and yes, they're locked away in a safe location...
    ThePenOfLight ThePenOfLight 26-30, M Feb 6, 2014

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    Shot Glasses

    Wherever I go, I buy shot glasses with the name of the place on it. I never use them. Lol I actually don't even drink..But my dad and uncles always did so I thought it was cool. Some friends and family have even helped me add to my collection. Lol it's pretty cool.
    Browneyes4322 Browneyes4322 22-25, F Oct 23, 2012

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    Pens

    Pens are easy to get people give them away with adds on them I have some things with very old phone numbers on then W.E.S.
    Ticklor Ticklor 61-65, M Nov 11, 2013

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    My object of collecting is flyers.

    You know such glossy A5 or bigger a bit sheets that represent a certain film or cartoon. It's usually placed on a special stand next to the box office in the cinema. Recently I found out that flyers are not being typed in every country, some ones miss them. But I collect Russian...
    Tourion Tourion 18-21, M Feb 13

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    I go through phases; horror movies,

    buddhist statues, watches, comics, sun glasses, I'm terrible I horde what I have and don't get rid of it even though I never use them, this isn't terribly bad just amazon can be a killer
    s020714r s020714r 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 31, 2014

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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 drink). But, my collection also has beer bottles from North America, Asia, South America, Australia, and Africa. I've got about 100-200 bottles in my...
    DeathstalkerScorpion DeathstalkerScorpion 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 14, 2014

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    #158 Rocks

    I used to go to the beach with my grandchildren several times every summer and collect rocks. I even made special belts with different sized pockets in them for picking up and keeping different sizes apart from each other. And I had a big bundle buggy in which I kept coffey cans...
    DragonBlue DragonBlue 66-70 Dec 31, 2010

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    I Collect 1/43 Scale Diecast Cars

    i never passed my driving test, i failed my first one & never had the confidence to try again. but i love cars esp the ones i knew as i was growing up, the ones my family drove. but most of them are now scrap & i missed seeing them on the streets, then by accident in a toy shop i...
    eagleetype eagleetype 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 12, 2011

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    Despair

    As long as I can remember I collect thing. It must have started when I was a kid. I cut the daily cartoon in the newspaper and never I could resist something unusual. I remained a devoted collector to develop my taste and my knowledge. An object is a riddle waiting to be...
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M 3 Responses Jun 22, 2010

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    I Collect

    Band stuff and memorabilia its special to me.
    darkangellights darkangellights 18-21, F Jul 15, 2013

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    I collect different types of glasses (whine

    glasses, champagne, etc), notebooks (I recently got a Spiderman, Donatello-Tmnt, and Rapheal-Tmnt notebook), Rosaries, and cologne (despite the fact that I rarely ever use any of them).
    Knixveus5 Knixveus5 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 6

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    I collect seashells ☺️ they make me feel

    so much at home when I'm away at college
    jennaharvey jennaharvey 18-21, F Oct 2, 2014

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    Affectionately known

    as plush passes~ after losing my goCard (oysterCard thing) and becoming constantly paranoid of its replacement's whereabouts, I bought one of these that clips on the side of my school bag. Always in reach, I can simply touch its distinctive fuzzy shape and then I'm flushed with...
    3naturespice3 3naturespice3 22-25 Dec 23, 2014

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    I collect authentic sunglasses.

    My love for sunglasses started when I saw my college friend wearing a Rayban. I told myself, one day, I will own one. The night before my college graduation, my sister gave me a small wrapped box saying "congratulations" I'm not expecting anything, then inside that wrapped box...
    Dudeinmask Dudeinmask 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 22, 2014

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    Words From A Friend...

    A friend once said: you have a choice to make your own intelligent decisions. It's your life, it's your dream, it's your future & what you do with it, is in your hands. You can sit around & always wonder how it could have been or smile everyday coz you living it...
    MrGradedMind MrGradedMind 26-30, M Oct 27, 2010

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    I collect two certain things dream catchers

    and stuffed animals but I also have a tendency to hoard everything. I hate getting rid of anything and it's starting to bug me. My room is cluttered with random stuff that I agree I don't need but as soon as I go to get rid of it or put it up into the attic I suddenly need and...
    ScarM3 ScarM3 16-17, F Feb 23

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    Hot Wheels

    I collect them.. I really like the vintage ones and have quite a few on display.. but considering the newer on card ones are generally a buck @ the most I have more of those than the older ones... So it goes
    this1is4u this1is4u 36-40, F Aug 27, 2012

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    Souvenir Collector

    I love collecting small souvenirs from everywhere I go.
    jessma94 jessma94 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 21, 2012

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    Things

    i collect clowns and green bay packers things
    Augusttwix Augusttwix 46-50, F Sep 7, 2013

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    My Collection

    I collect baseball cards from the American League teams, like the Boston Red Sox.
    dave0903 dave0903 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 4, 2010

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    HACKER SOVEREIGN RP18 ( 1964 - 1967 ) I was

    considering chucking this out but I had found a vintage radio repairer online who took his soldering iron to it and renewed the defective / potentially defective components and it sounds lovely now!TECHNICAL:Two AM bands: MW/LWVHF(FM) band: 87-101MhzTwo separate tuner chassis; 1...
    supersnipe supersnipe 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 26

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    Collecting Miniature Wooden Elephant

    You know i think you will find it so amusing and surprise that i really collected different Wooden Elephant from my travel all over the World and some of it also from my friends who give it to me when they come back from their vacation because they know i love and like collecting...
    tawam tawam 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 26, 2012

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    I Like To Collect Freebies

    Free for one, free for all! I go to Venice Beach in California by the boardwalk, & I always end up leaving with something free. Whether it be books, dinner, vitamins, etc. I also love free samples from the Farmer's Market.
    otad12 otad12 31-35, F Nov 4, 2013

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    Cats Whiskers,

    I know i'm a bit strange cause i do weird things and family and friends never miss an opportunity to remind me.  Is their any one else on our vast planet that collects cats whiskers?? I have 4 beautiful felines and can not walk past a lost whisker.  I find most of...
    Tgilly Tgilly 51-55, F 25 Responses Feb 27, 2010

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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 get more and more and more.
    AlternateReality AlternateReality 16-17, F Sep 3, 2014

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    I Do

    I collect lots of things lolPlayboy stuff... not the mags obv but I love the things they od with the bunny onMe-to-you Bears... theyre sooo cute i love em :-DPandora charms... bit pricey but so niceAnd more :-)
    Gemzaayy Gemzaayy 26-30, F Nov 26, 2012

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    Stuff I Like

    I used to collect bugs when I was a kid.  I still have them stored in old clarinet reed boxes and they would turn to dust if you touched them I'm sure.  Stamps, but I've lost my old book.  Every stamp was mounted with a little hinge that you licked.  I had...
    thinkingoutloud thinkingoutloud 51-55, F 3 Responses Apr 27, 2008

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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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    Pebbles. Notes from friends.

    The occasional well-looked over feather. And my personal favorite, paper stars. I have around 30 paper stars and counting. Sometimes I collect pressed four leaf clovers (I have an aptitude for hunting them down) and small pressed flowers :) pretty, meaningful things :)
    Saudabell Saudabell 16-17, F Apr 28, 2014

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    chuckzares chuckzares 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    I now have a pretty Peacock notebook in my

    (oddly large) notebook collection. ._. One positive thing about collecting notebooks, I always have paper to write stuff down on.
    Knixveus5 Knixveus5 18-21, M Mar 14

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    Top Items

    Anything that I can get my hands on, I collect. Every ticket from every event I've been to. A shell from every beach I visit. A bag of tea from every country I go to. A map from every city I go to. An article of clothing from every shop I go to. Every handout I've ever received...
    MyTeenageLife MyTeenageLife 18-21 Oct 15, 2011

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    At the moment, my main collection is a watch

    collection. 10 watches and counting so far!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 30

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    Antique Small Engines

    My dad had started a small collection of antique small engines before I was born, so I grew up around them. I've since taken over the collection and expanded it. I just bought an unrestored Waterloo engine that's almost 100 years old, maybe even more. I plan to have many happy...
    Motoantiquarian Motoantiquarian 31-35, M Aug 12, 2013

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    So Many Different Things

    I never really noticed it before, but I do collect an awful lot of stuff Mostly things that other people would think useless or non-entities, but to me they mean a lot. Concert tickets, which I guess is a normal one. Two Trivium and Pearl Jam (yeah, I know I really should have...
    KnightyKnight KnightyKnight 22-25, M May 31, 2013

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    Stuff.

    I collect what some might call knicknacks, thingamajigs, whatnots, or crap.  If an item elicits more than my passing fancy and releases a real longing in me, I usually grab it and give it a home.   I like to think I collect artifacts of everyday living...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 3 Responses Apr 23, 2009

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    I love collecting odd things

    but I'm not hugely obsessive to where my house is completely decked out in it all. Right now I am collecting dragon rings... I love them <3 Other things that I collect are historical items. :D
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 9, 2014

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    Some Stuff

    I collect sea-shells whenever I go to a beach. I've got 125 of them now. They're not all of different types. I've just got 3 different types of shells - scallops, conches and cowrie shells.  I also like collecting pens and notebooks. I hardly use them, just like...
    DarkAngel123 DarkAngel123 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14, 2010

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    Anyone Remember Pogs?

    When I was younger I was awesome at winning pogs. I had such a sweet collection. I also had doubles and triples. However I would trade or give them away. I just thought of that when I seen this group. I don't have any of them now though. Oh well.
    Tara277 Tara277 26-30, F 2 Responses May 18, 2012

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    Little Rocks And Sea Shells

    I like collecting little colorful rocks and sea shells from different places I travel.
    Knight3333 Knight3333 51-55, M 2 Responses Apr 26, 2012

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    Odds And Ends

    my family has always said i collect too much. i think its great that i could be self sufficient and have everything in my stuff right at my fingertips. as with most guys i collect tools and knives but also some unusual things. i think its just that i look at things differently...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 18, 2013

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    One thing of many that I collect is names.

    I always forget, so I decided to start writing them down. Then I lost the paper, then I found the paper in the place where I keep special secrets. Here's a general pool in no specific order: Vivian, Collider, Gain, Oriel, Junar, Derpina Osteomalacia, Ambrose, Ngaire, Olive...
    3naturespice3 3naturespice3 22-25 Dec 23, 2014

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