I Collect Things

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    Souvenir Collector

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

    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
    51-55, M
    1 Response Jan 12, 2011

    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

    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
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 14, 2014

    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
    18-21, F
    Feb 23, 2015

    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

    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.
    MichaelMyers1 MichaelMyers1
    18-21, M
    Mar 14, 2015

    I like plush mascots,

    I collect them from different brands. I prefer food.
    userabc123 userabc123
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 12, 2014

    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

    At the moment, my main collection is a watch

    collection. 10 watches and counting so far!
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    1 Response Mar 30, 2015

    Tomorrow I'm gonna hunt

    for the new flyers for my collection. There must be ones of Crimson Peak, Maze Runner 2, The Intern, Pan and many other ones as I haven't 'rob the theatres' for long! I love these mini-posters!
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    Sep 16, 2015

    When I was a child, I collected match flaps

    and rocks and minerals and fossils. And I collected playbills from theatrical performances. (I stopped doing that when I grew up because I realized I would have hundreds of playbills as I have seen hundreds of plays in my life so far.) I also collected Boy Scout patches. As an...
    777Brad 777Brad
    56-60, M
    1 Response Feb 11, 2016
    GummiBr GummiBr
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 29, 2015

    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

    I do collect tarot/oracle decks.

    I have 9 as of this moment
    FairyReader FairyReader
    22-25, M
    Jun 12, 2015


    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
    46-50, F
    Nov 25, 2011

    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

    #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
    Dec 31, 2010

    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 was from. Its not like I'm really into collecting them, actually all of them were just given to me by my friends and...
    jellyfrapp jellyfrapp
    1 Response May 27, 2012

    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

    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...
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    Feb 13, 2015

    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
    26-30, M
    1 Response Feb 22, 2014

    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

    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 have a bunch of things I collect and stuff I'm starting to collect... actually, it's a bit ridiculous really, and I have...
    Ragelovelumos Ragelovelumos
    18-21, F
    Apr 14, 2012

    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...
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    Nov 18, 2013

    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
    22-25, F
    Jan 12, 2015

    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 involves bearsthat is all I can think of off the top of my head that I collect.. But I have too much of all of those that I don't have a...
    purplebutterfly14 purplebutterfly14
    18-21, F
    3 Responses May 1, 2011

    Belgian (SNCB) H0 scale model trains.

    Computer parts (Matrox videocards).
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    Nov 18, 2015

    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
    Oct 15, 2011
    chuckzares chuckzares
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jan 13, 2015

    I collect Wonder Woman items.

    She makes me happy! I really want a pair of W.W. Chuck Taylors. ????
    painisclarity painisclarity
    31-35, F
    Jul 8, 2015

    Alas, it's true! So many things I just can't

    throw away!!! I grew up on an old family plantation where nearly everything was recycled! Even scraps were fed to the dogs, cats or chickens! My grandpa would pull a nail out of a piece of wood, hold it against something, hammer it back straight if it wasn't, and use it again...
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    Sep 18, 2015


    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
    2 Responses Jun 22, 2010


    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
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Apr 23, 2009

    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

    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).
    MichaelMyers1 MichaelMyers1
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Mar 6, 2015

    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

    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
    Dec 23, 2014
    cashetty69 cashetty69
    51-55, M
    Aug 9, 2015

    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
    18-21, F
    Apr 28, 2014

    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
    Jan 26, 2015

    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
    31-35, F
    2 Responses May 18, 2012

    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
    Dec 23, 2014

    My girlfriend and I collect Funko Pop!

    Vinyls, 53 so far, we even have a twitter for them @pop_vinyls
    Jackandstuff Jackandstuff
    22-25, M
    Jul 7, 2015

    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

    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
    18-21, F
    Sep 3, 2014

    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
    2 Responses Sep 5, 2011

    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
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    May 9, 2014

    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

    I caaaaaaan't wait to pick up the flyers from

    the stand to the films 'I Spit On Your Graves 3', 'Black Mass', 'The Walk'. They have already been printed, I just need to go to the city and pop in the theatres! I guess, many people think this hobbie is childish but I love it! This allows me always to know what films are...
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    Sep 25, 2015
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