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I Love Antiques

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    "american Pickers" On The History Channel - Has anyone seen the History Channel show American Pickers? I love it, it is like Antiques Roadshow gone rogue. I not always...
    alh75 alh75 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 5, 2010

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    Antiques Are the Coolest - I love Antiques- it probably appeals to the artist in me, being as i spendn so much time  around  ar history.   192-1950/60 ...
    cherryalakei cherryalakei 22-25, F Aug 18, 2008

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    Inner Painted Snuff Bottle - The Blue Chip Of The Collection Market - The Qing dynasty of China of Snuff bottle of enamel "basket" which made by the emperor order, were auctioned...
    cookiekong cookiekong 31-35, F Oct 7, 2013

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    Calling All Antiques Collectors : How Much Could This Book Be Worth?( Pictures Included) - I really need to sell this book already and i dont have the money to pay one of those...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 28, 2009

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    I Like Em - im no antique nut but i do enjoy them when i do find them i dont have much in my collection but i have a few odd and ins i just like how they are a lot easyer to...
    jlogan14 jlogan14 16-17, M Jun 11, 2012

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    Just Moved - I recently had to move home. I am glad to be near my family again. My childhood home is filled with antiques from my great great grandparents. Over the years I have...
    shydragonfly shydragonfly 46-50, F Sep 16, 2013

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    Everything Old Has a History - Sitting in an antique chair I can close my eyes and feel who came before me. There's such a sense of history. Wearing antique jewelry does the same...
    warmsmyheart warmsmyheart 51-55, F 3 Responses Jul 9, 2009

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    This Item Has Lived Before And Is Now Alive In My Hands - There is a certain magic about holding an antique in your hands.  Someone no longer of this world had owned it, loved...
    Skiilah Skiilah 51-55, F 3 Responses Nov 22, 2009

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    Love The Thrill Of The Hunt - I've been going to flea markets for decades (ok about 3 decades) and always love to find hidden treasures. My favourites right now are cast iron...
    StevieTV StevieTV 46-50, T 1 Response Jan 23, 2011

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    I Adore - Anything up until the 1960's.. people had lush taste's long ago...
    Vox Vox 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 28, 2007

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    History - I love antiques not only because of their beauty and uniqueness, but because of their history. All antiques have a life behing them and a story to tell.
    ItchyWitch82 ItchyWitch82 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 3, 2010

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    I Have Antiques - Hello my name is John and I have antiques. It started out with an ink well. Now I just have a horde of them.
    jfeltes jfeltes 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 6, 2012

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    So Beautiful - Looking at antiques is one of my hobbies. I like to collect them when I can. They remind us of another time and place.
    smilingthroughthepain smilingthroughthepain 18-21 4 Responses Nov 17, 2008

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    Jade Animal Signs - 2013, In China is the snake year, during the chinese new year, people like to buy some Jade Animal Signs, they think it would protect them to get a happy year
    cookiekong cookiekong 31-35, F Jan 17, 2013

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    I Love Antiques - So happy I saw this group! I love antiques. I love 'antiqueing' (going to antique sales and stores). I love finding treasures amongst the trash. I love the age...
    Mediocre Mediocre 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 7, 2010

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    Lots Of Stuff. Jewelry, Jars, Coke Memorabilia - Collectibles are different for every person, it's something that strikes a chord within each of us. I also like antique furniture...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 2 Responses Feb 6, 2010

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    Love Them... - Wish I had the money to buy them!
    ivorykisses ivorykisses 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 12, 2007

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    We have so many antique things in our home, from bottles to butter churning to the old light candle thing It's awesome :3
    ISlaySanta ISlaySanta 16-17, M Feb 7

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    My First Antique Was a Book From the 1600's - Well its honestly the first and the only one i got but i plan on researching more into these things. The book i have its called "...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 1, 2009

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    My Latest Aquisition - I have been on the lookout for a steamer trunk that I could use as a coffee table. I put the word out on various buy and sell sites, and have chased around...
    reveur reveur 46-50, F Nov 25, 2012

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    Quality of Work - In Antiques you see work that people don't do anymore. Carved chairs instead of pieces put together, woven fabrics instead of synthetic, etc.. My favorite item...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 21, 2008

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    I Love History Too - No better way to hold a piece of History:)   How it's made...What it's made of...Who made it...Who used it. And even better when it's family...
    feelingroovy feelingroovy 51-55, M 5 Responses Jun 22, 2008

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    Antiques Vs Boutique - I didn't start really getting into antiques, till I met my boyfriend, (That's an inside joke cause he's old) Lol. But, no in all seriousness I didn't really...
    Rougejigga Rougejigga 22-25, F Jun 16, 2010

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    Finding Coo Stuff - I found a dime buried in the dirt when I was putting in sidewalk blocks. It was exactly 100 years old. I thought that was pretty neat.
    DenniRobbie DenniRobbie 41-45, F Jul 23, 2008

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    A Place For Antique Collectors And Seller Around The World! - Have you guys checked this out yet? www.smallattic.com finally. a place for us. I am so excited.
    antiqueantiques antiqueantiques 31-35, F Jun 26, 2012

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    For Kanjoya Mood Tracking Device - Very Sad - This year I went back to Australia to pack and give up our Perth home. (It was not fair for us to ask neighbours and friends to look...
    Duchessforthright Duchessforthright 46-50 3 Responses Jun 28, 2013

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    My Sleigh Bed - I bought myself a sleigh bed over a year ago on ebay. I had been looking for a special kind of a bed, Mahogany at that too. So when this 300+ year old bed came up...
    HardingP119 HardingP119 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 24, 2013

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    Hankie Pankie - Among the many things I seem to collect are antique hankies.  I collect various types, but the ones I am most drawn to are the lovely hankies that women have...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 5 Responses Sep 26, 2008

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    Strange Request - Im not sure this is the approproate place for this, and if its not, I will certainly remove my request. I do love antiques, but I especially love knowing the...
    SouthernSweet SouthernSweet 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 25, 2009

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    I Am Serious I Have So Old Antiques - i am from Egypt  i have so old antiques and treasures my personnel life its my business life i love to collect and sell antiques the antiques...
    mrantique64 mrantique64 56-60, M 1 Response Feb 14, 2012

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    They Are So Awesome -                           ...
    flourlady111 flourlady111 46-50, F 5 Responses Sep 1, 2009

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    A young businessman had just started his own firm. He had just rented a beautiful office and had it furnished with antiques. He saw a man come into the outer office. Wishing to...
    cheleshere cheleshere 66-70, F 6 Responses Apr 7

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    I wanna love you and treat you right; I wanna love you every day and every night: We'll be together with a roof right over our heads; We'll share the shelter of my single bed; We...
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    Meant for someone else, but not for me. Love was out to get me. That's the way it seemed. Disappointment haunted all my dreams... Then I saw his face. And now I'm a believer...
    ladypirate108 ladypirate108 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    I don't wanna wait in vain for your love; I don't wanna wait in vain for your love. From the very first time I rest my eyes on you, girl, My heart says follow t'rough. But I know...
    thedude5600 thedude5600 36-40, M 5 hrs ago

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    The moment this song came on I thought of us and I realized that on break or not I still love you... "Almost Is Never Enough" (with Nathan Sykes) I'd like to say we gave it a try...
    ScarletNightmare ScarletNightmare 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I really do... i think it's because I love writing them as well, and letters written by your own hands feels more real... I just want to share a letter written by my ex girlfriend...
    idontknowanythingrightnow idontknowanythingrightnow 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    Oh my goodness! I love this group! :D There are plenty of Disney songs I love. I even created a group about Radio Disney here. I love Disney soundtracks. I love performances on...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 hr ago

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    Most people do. Before I had my own I really hated it when people would say you don't understand what its like to be a parent unless you are one. I had so much love for my friends...
    xSCARx xSCARx 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    I am Honest in Friendship! I love my friends so much that i can do anything for them. i like people without ego.. i hate when people use "I am" in everything...i believe in "We...
    softnspicy softnspicy 26-30, M 5 hrs ago

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    I love her, i do, and she loves me, but doesnt want to be with me. Atleast not yet. I understand she needs time, and im willing to wait for how ever long it takes but im dying...
    LovingLesbian LovingLesbian 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    Look. I wanna strangle you, till you stop breathing Love, love, love spend the rest of my life, looking for air So you can breathe, or we can die together, you and me
    g0ne g0ne 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

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    I bought the best of noel young and heard this song and remembered how much i like it Hello cowgirl in the sand Is this place at your command Can I stay here for a while Can I...
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    16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
    traydeon69 traydeon69 16-17, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Just discovered the band, group or whatever Disclosure ahhh😍😍 just what lve been looking for..love their whole album Settle Ya l said whole album.. You know its good when...
    Laffalott Laffalott 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Seriously, get me near fairy lights and I turn into the image of a five year old child being amazed by such magical looking imagery. Oh the beauty of such things. Glistening...
    Lunarflowerrr Lunarflowerrr 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    Yes!!!!I am involved in someone very special..........!!!!!:D I know he is far,we talk online.....but to me the distance doesn't matter.he cares me as if he is here WD me,gets...
    Mughee Mughee 22-25, F 10 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I am completely in love with James Franco
    AnitaF3 AnitaF3 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    I'd love to get a message from anyone willing to talk!
    HeyItsMirandaa HeyItsMirandaa 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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