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2008-10-08 8:02:13 PM  
51 votes:
i263.photobucket.comView Full Size


"Collecting Colors"



A sampling from of my collection of vintage filters and lenses.
 
2008-10-08 11:35:45 PM  
39 votes:
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This pole has seen a few garage sale signs in its day.

 
2008-10-08 8:02:39 PM  
28 votes:
photos.imageevent.comView Full Size

 
2008-10-09 12:03:40 AM  
27 votes:
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2008-10-08 8:02:31 PM  
22 votes:
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2008-10-08 8:22:49 PM  
21 votes:
staplermofo.comView Full Size
 
2008-10-09 12:23:41 AM  
20 votes:
i3.photobucket.comView Full Size
 
2008-10-08 8:06:03 PM  
20 votes:
photos.imageevent.comView Full Size

 
2008-10-08 8:01:52 PM  
20 votes:
farm4.static.flickr.comView Full Size
 
2008-10-08 11:38:04 PM  
18 votes:
[image from img.photobucket.com too old to be available]
 
2008-10-08 8:01:11 PM  
18 votes:
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2008-10-08 9:03:23 PM  
17 votes:
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thats a bunch of glass for anyone thats wondering
 
2008-10-08 8:02:47 PM  
17 votes:
staplermofo.comView Full Size
 
2008-10-08 8:02:21 PM  
17 votes:
Zills
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Various finger cymbals used in Middle Eastern dance. I have 5 different pair, though the silver ones are my favorite.
 
2008-10-09 12:42:53 AM  
16 votes:
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Legos
 
2008-10-08 8:03:02 PM  
16 votes:
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2008-10-08 8:01:46 PM  
16 votes:
Egyptian Gods and Goddesses
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I'm something of an Egyptophile...
 
2008-10-08 8:01:25 PM  
16 votes:
stevecollis.comView Full Size

Invader Zim action figures

/No they aren't dolls!! >_<

 
2008-10-09 12:06:51 AM  
15 votes:
3/3
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found agates

 
2008-10-08 8:15:00 PM  
15 votes:

farkt.ogra.phView Full Size

Converse All Stars

 
2008-10-09 12:05:22 AM  
13 votes:
memoryweb.netView Full Size




Coins!!!
 
2008-10-08 8:13:42 PM  
13 votes:

farkt.ogra.phView Full Size


 
2008-10-09 12:53:00 AM  
12 votes:
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My groovy Beads
 
2008-10-09 12:45:49 AM  
12 votes:
kmoser.comView Full Size


Movie ticket stubs from the 1970s and 1980s.
 
2008-10-08 8:37:33 PM  
12 votes:
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I go places. I do things... I get keychains.
 
2008-10-08 8:08:11 PM  
12 votes:
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My 10-year-old daughter loves drawing and loves dragons.
Here's a small collection of her work. She's waaaaaay better than I am. Gotta love the wing schematic with the "pinkie" label.

 
2008-10-09 12:06:04 AM  
11 votes:
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From my son's Star Wars collection.

(Pops to Flickr.)
 
2008-10-09 12:04:46 AM  
11 votes:
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2008-10-08 10:19:47 PM  
11 votes:
i226.photobucket.comView Full Size


Fossilized shark teeth
Yes, I found each and every single one
 
2008-10-08 9:06:09 PM  
11 votes:
staplermofo.comView Full Size


I don't just have more staplers than you, I have more staplers than the rest of fark combined.
 
2008-10-08 8:58:26 PM  
11 votes:
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2008-10-09 1:45:05 AM  
10 votes:
farm4.static.flickr.comView Full Size
 
2008-10-09 12:31:06 AM  
10 votes:
kmoser.comView Full Size


Chopstick wrappers (for more see http://www.kmoser.com/chopsticks)
 
2008-10-09 12:07:10 AM  
10 votes:
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/First submission, be gentle :)
 
2008-10-09 12:06:25 AM  
10 votes:
memoryweb.netView Full Size




Hellenistic jewellry collection 300b.c.
 
2008-10-09 12:05:05 AM  
10 votes:
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From my son's Star Wars collection.

(Pops to Flickr.)
 
2008-10-08 8:09:56 PM  
10 votes:
farm4.static.flickr.comView Full Size


Embiggen (new window)
 
2008-10-08 8:05:09 PM  
10 votes:
1/3

gwennick.comView Full Size

A story about collections, Part 1

Let me tell you about Lou. Lou collected Trains. Lots of them.


 
2008-10-08 8:02:38 PM  
10 votes:
stevecollis.comView Full Size

AFL chipz

 
2008-10-09 12:32:07 AM  
9 votes:
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I build 1/35th scale military vehicles and figures...in my mother's basement. These are US Special Forces and an AH-6J Little Bird light attack helicopter.
 
2008-10-09 12:05:09 AM  
9 votes:
1/3
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2008-10-09 1:00:43 AM  
8 votes:
i275.photobucket.comView Full Size
 
2008-10-09 12:08:20 AM  
8 votes:
farm4.static.flickr.comView Full Size



From my son's Star Wars collection.

(Pops to Flickr.)
 
2008-10-09 12:06:01 AM  
8 votes:
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Coasters hanging from the ceiling of a Swiss bar.
 
2008-10-08 9:53:15 PM  
8 votes:
I collect yarn (more because i dont have the time anymore to use it! :P )

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1 of 3
 
2008-10-08 8:56:27 PM  
8 votes:
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2008-10-08 8:29:50 PM  
8 votes:
Zuni Fetish Carvings

cnamejj.smugmug.comView Full Size





Click for a larger image in a new window.
 
2008-10-08 8:08:56 PM  
8 votes:
2/3

gwennick.comView Full Size

A story about collections, Part 2

Every wall of every room of Lou's house was covered with trains. And not cheap toys, either. This was the good stuff, 99 44/100% pure hardcore models- handmade brass, scratchbuilt HO cabooses, you name it, he had it. Lou bought one of my brass locomotives sight unseen, because he "didn't have that one".


 
2008-10-09 3:16:17 AM  
7 votes:
Jerry's Trains: 1/3

[image from img412.imageshack.us too old to be available]
 
2008-10-09 1:17:57 AM  
7 votes:
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Just a snapshot, but this is one of about 50 display cases full of political buttons.
 
2008-10-09 12:07:12 AM  
7 votes:
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Someone LOVES cats
 
2008-10-08 11:54:49 PM  
7 votes:
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2008-10-08 11:12:38 PM  
7 votes:
[image from buckscorner.com too old to be available]
 
2008-10-08 9:51:12 PM  
7 votes:
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28 years of Mustang "stuff"
 
2008-10-08 8:37:11 PM  
7 votes:
My Dad's Creations

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Click for a larger image in a new window.


Out of the blue, my father started carving and painting random wooden minatures about 10 years ago. I love them and have managed to get him to send me a couple dozen of them.
 
2008-10-08 8:03:36 PM  
7 votes:
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1 of 3
 
2008-10-08 8:02:32 PM  
7 votes:
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Ricoh Diacord L, Ohio State Patrol Yashica GS-N rangefinder, lava lamp, toy octpopus, vw microbus
click for larger
 
2008-10-08 8:02:01 PM  
7 votes:
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Dvds

 
2008-10-09 8:04:02 AM  
6 votes:
Smoker's Cocktail

The is a photo of the last month's supply of meds that my late father took to treat emphysema and heart failure, the result of smoking much of his life. He quit about 20 years before his death but by then it was too late.

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2008-10-09 6:17:06 AM  
6 votes:
farm4.static.flickr.comView Full Size

3/3
 
2008-10-09 12:58:03 AM  
6 votes:
farm4.static.flickr.comView Full Size
 
2008-10-09 12:36:59 AM  
6 votes:
farm4.static.flickr.comView Full Size


I had to shrink this file size way down and then use width and height tags to enlarge it so it may look shiatty. Click to see on flickr, larger. There's a full size version, not that it matters.

/101 of the last movies/events I've attended with my autistic son.
 
2008-10-09 12:09:10 AM  
6 votes:
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A collection of necessities

...

The Alaskan womans survival kit
 
2008-10-09 12:05:52 AM  
6 votes:
2/3
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2008-10-08 9:57:07 PM  
6 votes:
my mom's collection of cirrus inspired glasses. I want them :P

[image from i33.tinypic.com too old to be available]
 
2008-10-08 9:06:51 PM  
6 votes:
1 of 3


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do i have enough bracelets?

 
2008-10-08 8:30:44 PM  
6 votes:
davesweblife.comView Full Size


3/3 fertility statues (well one is actually a vase)
 
2008-10-08 8:11:53 PM  
6 votes:
3/3

gwennick.comView Full Size

A story about collections, Part 3

Lou taught me an important lesson about collecting things. Either go all the way, or stay home. To this day I've never collected anything, because I'd lose interest of run out of money long before I'd be satisfied. I'd seen a master at work.


 
2008-10-08 8:09:18 PM  
6 votes:
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A collection of imitation salmon eggs for fly fishing for Steelhead in the Rogue river of Southern Oregon. Also, a few baby crawdad flies. All are hand tied. Backlit by the sun.
 
2008-10-08 8:06:25 PM  
6 votes:
3 of 3

[image from i201.photobucket.com too old to be available]

5000 year old Mesopotamian artifacts(also mine)

I bet you guys were expecting my guns, weren't cha!
 
2008-10-08 8:01:51 PM  
6 votes:
abandoned-alaska.comView Full Size



lens, jfk death car, kodak 616, vw microbus
click for larger
 
2008-10-08 8:01:35 PM  
6 votes:
Sad scene across the street from us earlier this year. An older couple was evicted after they lost their house in a tax/foreclosure auction. The husband belonged to the Republic of Texas (Wiki it for info) and refused to pay taxes, etc. for what we can tell, over 5 years. The wife is too sick to take care of herself, and was basically helpless to prevent it.

After they were forcibly removed from the house (he wouldn't come out, they tried to drill out the locks, and ended up kicking the front door in) by no less than 6 Dallas county sheriffs, a team of movers emptied the house out. It took them TWO full days.

This pile is only about 1/2 of all the stuff they had in the house. They "collected" everything apparently.

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2008-10-09 12:47:53 AM  
5 votes:
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2/3
 
2008-10-09 12:04:57 AM  
5 votes:
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Some old Dutch coffee and tea.
 
2008-10-08 11:53:05 PM  
5 votes:
Japanese Rock CDs
[image from img.photobucket.com too old to be available]

 
2008-10-08 11:08:18 PM  
5 votes:
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About a year ago my dad sent me a package
The note said "here are a few things that you left in your room"
/I move out 21 years ago
//The patches and pennants lined the walls of my room
 
2008-10-08 10:02:42 PM  
5 votes:
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Breyer horses...
 
2008-10-08 9:08:37 PM  
5 votes:
2 of 3

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the unintentional collection =P
 
2008-10-08 8:53:45 PM  
5 votes:
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2008-10-08 8:38:46 PM  
5 votes:
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The Indispensable Calvin and Hobbes!!!
 
2008-10-08 8:21:10 PM  
5 votes:
Old Corkscrews

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Click for larger image in a new window.
 
2008-10-08 8:14:20 PM  
5 votes:

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2008-10-08 8:08:24 PM  
5 votes:
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So many books. So little time!

 
2008-10-08 8:07:13 PM  
5 votes:
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My collection of adult novelties (not condoms) from gas station vending machines.
 
2008-10-08 8:04:19 PM  
5 votes:
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2 of 3
 
2008-10-08 8:03:13 PM  
5 votes:
Sorority Pins
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Member badges of Alpha Delta Pi, dating between 1926 and 1999.
 
2008-10-09 7:39:20 AM  
4 votes:
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Shiny things.
 
2008-10-08 11:09:04 PM  
4 votes:
[image from buckscorner.com too old to be available]
 
2008-10-08 10:22:08 PM  
4 votes:
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I asked my son to pick out his favorite toys
He picked them out and lined them up
 
2008-10-08 10:20:45 PM  
4 votes:
And some lovely glassware from Venice. (3/3)

65.78.140.207View Full Size

(Click for larger)
(^)
 
2008-10-08 10:06:34 PM  
4 votes:
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These are my collection of "glow in the dark" Breyer horses created as Halloween special editions. They're normal Breyers, but with special paint...
 
2008-10-08 9:55:15 PM  
4 votes:
with all that yarn..i have an equally large collection of crochet hooks :P

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2 of 3
 
2008-10-08 8:57:13 PM  
4 votes:
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2008-10-08 8:07:53 PM  
4 votes:
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My near worthless coin collection.
 
2008-10-08 8:03:26 PM  
4 votes:
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Biggie is at
Flickr
 
2008-10-08 8:02:21 PM  
4 votes:
Detail of the collection of crap hauled out of the house across the street. Please see my previous entry for the scoop.

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2008-10-08 8:01:16 PM  
4 votes:
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succulents, coins, fossils, random crap
click for larger
 
2008-10-09 12:41:09 PM  
3 votes:
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My favorite pen:)
 
2008-10-09 5:58:18 AM  
3 votes:
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The Wife's Bathroom
Collection of soaps and oils

 
2008-10-09 1:22:19 AM  
3 votes:
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My cookbook collection. Some are actually for cooking. Most are for reading, and can be funny as hell, or a little scary.
 
2008-10-09 1:20:28 AM  
3 votes:
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My heating pad collection. Accidents suck.

/and heating pads don't help
 
2008-10-09 1:18:53 AM  
3 votes:
I'm back.

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Robots, robots, robots. You can probably see that I have mixed feelings about them.
 
2008-10-09 1:04:31 AM  
3 votes:
hatelabs.comView Full Size


First sub, Q&D but sooo many will relate.
 
2008-10-09 12:32:38 AM  
3 votes:
fc13.deviantart.comView Full Size



cornet from my instrument collection

/by collection I mean three
 
2008-10-09 12:05:21 AM  
3 votes:
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bigger- Link (new window)
 
2008-10-08 10:17:39 PM  
3 votes:
I have a lot of wires.... (1/3)

65.78.140.207View Full Size

(Click for bigger)
(^)
 
2008-10-08 8:27:30 PM  
3 votes:
davesweblife.comView Full Size


2/3 more found brass. these were found over a year or so.
 
2008-10-08 8:25:44 PM  
3 votes:
davesweblife.comView Full Size


1/3 brass stuff from thrift shops and flea markets
 
2008-10-08 8:14:05 PM  
3 votes:
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Big (new window)
 
2008-10-08 8:05:19 PM  
3 votes:
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3 of 3
This is what I really collect. Things with primates (mostly orangutans)...stuffed animals, knick knacks, magnets, post cards, etc. Drives hubby nuts.
 
2008-10-09 7:22:46 PM  
2 votes:
2/2
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just a few things i like :)
 
2008-10-09 10:34:13 AM  
2 votes:
[image from dugwerks.com too old to be available]
 
2008-10-09 12:05:28 AM  
2 votes:
CAAAANNNNDDDDDYYYY!!! collection. Yum. Clicken to embiggen

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2008-10-08 11:14:18 PM  
2 votes:
[image from buckscorner.com too old to be available]

/Living in a hotel this week. Lucky I even had these.
 
2008-10-08 11:04:54 PM  
2 votes:
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2008-10-08 10:09:18 PM  
2 votes:
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Cocker Spaniel collection.

3/3
 
2008-10-08 8:11:54 PM  
2 votes:
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Bigger (new window)
 
2008-10-09 11:58:09 PM  
1 vote:
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Pills and pills and pills

 
2008-10-09 7:20:20 PM  
1 vote:
1/2
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a very small portion of my game collection
 
2008-10-09 7:38:46 AM  
1 vote:
No, these aren't wedding rings for The Hulk. They're high alloy heat treated steel rings that will be ground into the machine gun turret thrust bearings for the up-armored HumVees. About 50,000 lbs worth them, as a matter of fact.

They're scattered like that thanks to a nit-wit female driver in Atlanta who pulled out in front of my semi rig. My rig stopped. The rings tried to escape through the front of the trailer. Partially succeeding.

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2008-10-09 7:15:59 AM  
1 vote:
USDA Prime aged Ribeye Steaks. Yuuuummmmm!!!!!

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2008-10-09 3:35:36 AM  
1 vote:
Jerry's Trains: 3/3

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2008-10-09 3:23:23 AM  
1 vote:
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2008-10-09 2:44:04 AM  
1 vote:
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Arrangement by my daughter.
 
2008-10-09 12:36:31 AM  
1 vote:
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fender jazzmaster from collection

/do mine count? If not, disregard my entries.
 
2008-10-09 12:04:08 AM  
1 vote:
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About half of my textbook collection.
 
2008-10-09 12:04:01 AM  
1 vote:
[image from i208.photobucket.com too old to be available]

We have Golden Retrievers, so we also have trinkets.
 
2008-10-09 12:03:24 AM  
1 vote:
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2008-10-08 10:19:21 PM  
1 vote:
Really, a lot of wires (yeah, yeah, cables (2/3)

65.78.140.207View Full Size

(Click for larger)
(^)
 
2008-10-08 9:40:54 PM  
1 vote:
[image from i222.photobucket.com too old to be available]
Love the thread, lurk it weekly...thought I should finally post something

/use to sell toys, LEGOs make the best models for drunken fools
 
2008-10-08 9:38:31 PM  
1 vote:
And some other things:

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2008-10-08 9:34:38 PM  
1 vote:
I don't collect much. But my wife does. So here is her curio cabinet midlevel:

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Clicky for embiggenation.
 
2008-10-08 9:09:55 PM  
1 vote:
3 of 3


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summer wardrobe

 
2008-10-08 8:05:18 PM  
1 vote:
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Biggie is at:

Flickr

BTW, these are just my soviet/russian cameras......
 
2008-10-08 8:03:28 PM  
1 vote:
A strange collection of all things nautical, smattered with whale and reindeer bones.

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Click for embigginated (pops)

 
2008-10-08 8:02:18 PM  
1 vote:
1 of 3
[image from i201.photobucket.com too old to be available]

My grandma's Noritake China
 
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