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    3 of Anything Makes a Collection - I have had the collecting bug all of my life-it seems to be gathering steam the older I get. Some of the things I collect especially are :white...
    nomorepelicans nomorepelicans 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 25, 2007

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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...
    Browneyes4322 Browneyes4322 18-21, F Oct 23, 2012

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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...
    alexisalex alexisalex 41-45, F Nov 25, 2011

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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...
    DarkAngel123 DarkAngel123 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14, 2010

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    Shoes/belts/colognes - I have so many shoes and keep buiyng more lol and belt buckles and alot of difrent colognes looking nice smelling nice lol.....anyways i need to take my eyes...
    Riderz4Christ Riderz4Christ 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 26, 2012

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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...
    amethyst91 amethyst91 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 5, 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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    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...
    otad12 otad12 26-30, F Nov 4, 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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    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...
    tawam tawam 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 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. ...
    thinkingoutloud thinkingoutloud 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 27, 2008

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    Tatty Teddy - I have been collecting Tatty Teddy (me to you) bears for a while now, well actually I had to stop because they are everywhere!! I probably have about 50 but I'm not...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 26, 2007

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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...
    this1is4u this1is4u 36-40, F Aug 27, 2012

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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...
    MrGradedMind MrGradedMind 26-30, M Oct 27, 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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    Probably Way Too Many Things... - So far I have collected:1. flip flops2. collector dolls3. bandanas 4. jewelry5. socks6. things from back when I was in school7. anything that...
    purplebutterfly14 purplebutterfly14 18-21, F 3 Responses May 1, 2011

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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...
    Tara277 Tara277 26-30, F 2 Responses May 18, 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...
    cbeans cbeans 18-21 Nov 18, 2013

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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...
    Gemzaayy Gemzaayy 26-30, F Nov 26, 2012

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    Yes, But I Also Hoard - I collect stuff. Always have always will. Specially minted coins, rocks/ crystals, for example. When I was little, I used to collect empty jars, bottles...
    C3C3C3 C3C3C3 13-15, F Aug 25, 2012

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    I Collect People - I collect the oddest array of people. I feel like I am a pretty normal person I work, I have a baby, and fiancee, go to night school, own a home, etc etc. But my...
    EllielleWriting EllielleWriting 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 28, 2009

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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...
    Tgilly Tgilly 51-55, F 25 Responses Feb 27, 2010

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    I Collect Things - I collect lots of things... My Little Pony Stickers Precious Moments Sanrio Thomas Kinkade Eeyore Penguins Literature...
    rainbowlicious7 rainbowlicious7 26-30, F Dec 11, 2007

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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...
    ThePenOfLight ThePenOfLight 26-30, M Feb 6

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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...
    DragonBlue DragonBlue 66-70 Dec 31, 2010

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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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    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...
    MyTeenageLife MyTeenageLife 18-21 Oct 15, 2011

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    Things that feel special, and that can become a story, a bit whymsical or enchanted. Lockets, journals,dried flowers,picture frames.Then theres the colorful sparkly cutesy stuff...
    RadRen RadRen 22-25, F Feb 23

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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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    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...
    KnightyKnight KnightyKnight 22-25, M May 31, 2013

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    Tastey. - I collect hearts in a jar by my bedside. Soooooo tastey.
    Nyxii Nyxii 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 9, 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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    I like plush mascots, I collect them from different brands. I prefer food.
    userabc123 userabc123 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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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...
    Dudeinmask Dudeinmask 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 22

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    I Do Too - love things made of wood. i collect cats, not real ones. i do have one real one i love. his pitcure is on here. wind chimes, candles,  and now have more frogs than...
    dayandnight dayandnight 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 20, 2008

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    A Gift From Mum , Akindheart ,,,, - A BEAUTIFUL ALL THE WAY FROM CHINA , SO BEAUTIFUL ,, THANKS MUMI LOVE IT.........
    Poseybloom Poseybloom 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 22, 2013

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    I'm A Collectaholic - The thing is, I love being surrounded by the things I love. I want my room to be full to bursting with all my favourite stuff, and just cool, unique things. I...
    Ragelovelumos Ragelovelumos 18-21, F Apr 14, 2012

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    Magnets Danone - I am collector magnets Danone (Gervais-Petit Gervais - Danito - Danonino - Danonki-Pacmuwka- the names in other countrys).There are many series and I want to have...
    Karinka Karinka 51-55 1 Response Aug 28, 2009

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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...
    Motoantiquarian Motoantiquarian 31-35, M Aug 12, 2013

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    I.. - I mainly collect stones, and beautiful little porcelain dolls made in Mexico, as well as my alltime favourite: scarves. I couldn't live without my scarves.
    Krayons Krayons 16-18, F 1 Response Feb 4, 2008

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    Behind My Back - I was on a business trip. In the hotel room, I realised that I had a few rashes on my body especially around my waistline. I decided to put some cream and body...
    Duchessforthright Duchessforthright 46-50 3 Responses Mar 8, 2012

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    my COOLlection! :D - I have a small collection of key-chains from different countries they were steal type of keychains and has a design of famous landmark from which country it...
    jellyfrapp jellyfrapp 22-25 1 Response May 27, 2012

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    Clocks - Clocks,Must confess,I collect them,Even worse,Never know what the time is!
    mrraincoat mrraincoat 46-50 Sep 8, 2012

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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...
    Hatebreeder59 Hatebreeder59 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I Love Collecting . . . - Everything just about it seems . . . I have a coin collection, I collect rocks and minerals and other natural objects, spiritual and cultural icons...
    maltesemermaid maltesemermaid 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 26, 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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    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...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 3 Responses Apr 23, 2009

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    I COLLECT VIYNL RECORDS 1950----2000 eraHello , Love my Vinyl Records & have been collecting them from many years , I have over 4000 Albums & many are very Rare & first releases...
    RETROSOUNDS RETROSOUNDS 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    I have been collecting comics since the 1960's. I have a collection of signed comics as well as comic art. I even have some of my collection that can been seen on my EP Blog. If...
    wvtxpen wvtxpen 51-55, M Apr 4

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