mudcat.org: BS: What do you collect ??
Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafeawe

Post to this Thread - Sort Descending - Printer Friendly - Home


BS: What do you collect ??

Claire M 01 Jun 13 - 02:31 PM
kendall 01 Jun 13 - 05:10 PM
Deckman 01 Jun 13 - 05:21 PM
jacqui.c 01 Jun 13 - 07:15 PM
GUEST,concerend 01 Jun 13 - 08:10 PM
Bobert 01 Jun 13 - 08:19 PM
GUEST,concerend 01 Jun 13 - 08:27 PM
Bobert 01 Jun 13 - 08:43 PM
gnu 01 Jun 13 - 08:46 PM
Rapparee 01 Jun 13 - 10:47 PM
Sandra in Sydney 01 Jun 13 - 11:26 PM
Wesley S 01 Jun 13 - 11:53 PM
kendall 02 Jun 13 - 06:08 AM
gnu 02 Jun 13 - 07:22 AM
Bat Goddess 02 Jun 13 - 08:26 AM
gnu 02 Jun 13 - 08:31 AM
banjoman 02 Jun 13 - 11:20 AM
GUEST,HiLo 02 Jun 13 - 01:05 PM
gnu 02 Jun 13 - 02:45 PM
Mooh 02 Jun 13 - 06:55 PM
Rapparee 02 Jun 13 - 10:58 PM
banjoman 03 Jun 13 - 07:30 AM
Mooh 03 Jun 13 - 08:17 AM
Rapparee 03 Jun 13 - 09:07 AM
Bill D 03 Jun 13 - 12:19 PM
Claire M 03 Jun 13 - 02:37 PM
Ron Davies 03 Jun 13 - 03:19 PM
Georgiansilver 03 Jun 13 - 04:11 PM
olddude 03 Jun 13 - 06:21 PM
Cats 03 Jun 13 - 06:32 PM
GUEST,leeneia 03 Jun 13 - 07:47 PM
Sandra in Sydney 04 Jun 13 - 12:24 AM
Georgiansilver 04 Jun 13 - 03:03 AM
Georgiansilver 04 Jun 13 - 04:03 AM
JohnInKansas 04 Jun 13 - 05:07 AM
Uncle_DaveO 04 Jun 13 - 01:17 PM
olddude 04 Jun 13 - 02:11 PM
olddude 04 Jun 13 - 02:11 PM
Midchuck 04 Jun 13 - 03:32 PM
Bill D 04 Jun 13 - 03:35 PM
Joybell 04 Jun 13 - 03:54 PM
Dave the Gnome 05 Jun 13 - 06:57 AM
GUEST,Claire M 05 Jun 13 - 11:54 AM
Bob the Postman 05 Jun 13 - 01:11 PM
WalkaboutsVerse 05 Jun 13 - 05:07 PM
Donuel 05 Jun 13 - 05:08 PM
Ed T 05 Jun 13 - 07:32 PM
Tattie Bogle 05 Jun 13 - 07:51 PM
Joybell 05 Jun 13 - 08:11 PM
Claire M 06 Jun 13 - 09:30 AM
Bat Goddess 06 Jun 13 - 09:43 AM
GUEST,leeneia 06 Jun 13 - 10:33 AM
Georgiansilver 06 Jun 13 - 11:16 AM
Joybell 06 Jun 13 - 10:37 PM
GUEST,Chongo Chimp 07 Jun 13 - 01:06 AM
Bill D 07 Jun 13 - 07:31 PM
GUEST,Guest from Sanity 07 Jun 13 - 07:38 PM
Bill D 07 Jun 13 - 08:34 PM
VirginiaTam 08 Jun 13 - 05:11 AM
GUEST,Guest from Sanity 08 Jun 13 - 02:33 PM
VirginiaTam 08 Jun 13 - 04:41 PM
WalkaboutsVerse 08 Jun 13 - 05:13 PM
GUEST,Guest from Sanity 08 Jun 13 - 06:15 PM
Joybell 08 Jun 13 - 07:24 PM
GUEST,Guest from Sanity 09 Jun 13 - 12:10 AM
Bee-dubya-ell 09 Jun 13 - 02:09 AM
GUEST,Lin - guest 15 Jun 13 - 02:47 AM
Little Hawk 15 Jun 13 - 11:21 AM
GUEST,Musket sans Marriot Edgar 15 Jun 13 - 02:32 PM
Little Hawk 15 Jun 13 - 07:09 PM
GUEST,Musket sans sans 16 Jun 13 - 01:31 AM
Claire M 17 Jun 13 - 03:00 PM
Mr Red 18 Jun 13 - 05:14 AM
GUEST,owl glass 18 Jun 13 - 08:21 AM
Mr Red 20 Jun 13 - 11:52 AM
MGM·Lion 20 Jun 13 - 01:36 PM
Lyrics & Knowledge Search [Advanced]
DT  Forum
Sort (Forum) by:relevance date
DT Lyrics:








Subject: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Claire M
Date: 01 Jun 13 - 02:31 PM

Hiya,

I've known & do know quite a few collectors of various things & was wondering what you collect.

1. Anything to do with Steeleye Span. It's getting increasingly difficult now, but a woman I see as an adopted relative is making me a bag with one of their logos on as an early bday present.

2. Jewellery. Usually copper, but I also like wood, brass or fused glass. I can't wear anything too heavy, & don't like the idea of wearing jewellery you can't take off.

3.Fantasy novels. I love folklore – charm making, sacred jewellery etc. I've a sign on my "flat's" door saying
"Leonaidh mi a h-uile duine,
Cha leoin duine mi.

That means "Wound can I every man, wound can no man me"


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: kendall
Date: 01 Jun 13 - 05:10 PM

I have a small collection of pocket watches.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Deckman
Date: 01 Jun 13 - 05:21 PM

MONEY ... I'm just starting! bob(deckman)nelson


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: jacqui.c
Date: 01 Jun 13 - 07:15 PM

Yarn.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: GUEST,concerend
Date: 01 Jun 13 - 08:10 PM

All very sad...............


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Bobert
Date: 01 Jun 13 - 08:19 PM

I went thru Betty Ford about 15 years ago but before that:

***old toasters (had dozens on 'um)...

***old car parts (had thousands of them)...

***old doilies and drawn-work (had hundreds of 'um)...

When we moved I sold 90% of my collection at an auction, which included hundred and hundreds of other things I had collected during my addiction...

If you were to look at my office you'd think that I had never completed Betty Ford but this ain't nuthin'...

B~


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: GUEST,concerend
Date: 01 Jun 13 - 08:27 PM

even sadder......it must have costs loads to the the Betty Ford thingy.. at least when you sold all of your crap on you had a bob or two


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Bobert
Date: 01 Jun 13 - 08:43 PM

Oh, I did very well...

Makes it easier to keep the faith and struggle with my past addiction...

B~


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: gnu
Date: 01 Jun 13 - 08:46 PM

Dear concerned... I am concerned about you. Were you a lonely boy? If you need someone to listen to why you have these feelings and have a need to post these comments which reflect angst and confusion in your life, be consoled with the fact that I am here for you. Heed my advice and you will find comfort... fuck off idiot.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Rapparee
Date: 01 Jun 13 - 10:47 PM

Lumps. Over the years I've collected lots and lots of lumps. Lumps on my head, lumps on my face, lumps in my pants. I will freely share them with anyone interested.

I also collect bills. I've tried to collect US dollars, but instead I collect bills from places like the electric company, credit cards, and others. These I will also freely share.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Sandra in Sydney
Date: 01 Jun 13 - 11:26 PM

too much!

but it is all interesting!

briefly -
crafty stuff - fabric, yarn, felt, stuff to decorate felt & fabric.
small things - penguins, sheeps, old christmas decorations, other small things.
old jigsaws.
needlework tools & old embroideries etc.
Japanese stuff

etc.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Wesley S
Date: 01 Jun 13 - 11:53 PM

I have a few old comic books. And I irritate my wife by picking up - and taking home - rocks from interesting places I visit.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: kendall
Date: 02 Jun 13 - 06:08 AM

I also collect rocks. Fools gold from California, a stone from Daniel Boone's grave, one from Hadrian's wall, a chunk of marble from the old PO where my office used to be. The story is too long and few people would be interested in hearing it.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: gnu
Date: 02 Jun 13 - 07:22 AM

Dust.


Well, someone had to say it... and I gave you all long enough to do so.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Bat Goddess
Date: 02 Jun 13 - 08:26 AM

Rubber squid, flamingoes seem to follow me home, but I don't actively collect them, printing and typographical stuff.

Oh, and then there's the books. Amazing how there's room for anything else, considering the books.

I've got rocks, too -- some of them from significant (to me) places. And fossils (I mean, other than Curmudgeon...) and shells and skulls and an accumulation of wild turkey feathers.

Linn


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: gnu
Date: 02 Jun 13 - 08:31 AM

Hehehee!

Yeah... I got rocks... in me head.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: banjoman
Date: 02 Jun 13 - 11:20 AM

banjos


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: GUEST,HiLo
Date: 02 Jun 13 - 01:05 PM

Old penguin paperbacks, small telescopes , watches, and a few other odds n sods. Rhodos, I have dozens in my garden, each is different, spectacular in spring. Interesting thread...thanks for starting it.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: gnu
Date: 02 Jun 13 - 02:45 PM

Actually... apathy. When I can arsed to get to it.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Mooh
Date: 02 Jun 13 - 06:55 PM

Guitars, generally, and guitar stuff. Mandolins, banjos, basses, ukuleles. Gold Tone products, 4 banjos and a Weissenborn. It just kind of happened. Other stringed instruments.

Used to collect fishing lures but after discovering that a select few were the most productive I kind of got stalled. However, sometimes I can't resist...hook, line, and sinker...sucked in.

Major weakness for pocket knives.

Peace, Mooh.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Rapparee
Date: 02 Jun 13 - 10:58 PM

Well, perhaps I should admit that I've cataloged 1,593 books from my office. This does not count my wife's rather extensive collection or "our" collection.

I guess you could say I collect knowledge.

Oh, and that doesn't include the LPs, cassette tapes, reel-to-reel tapes, and CDs and DVDs.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: banjoman
Date: 03 Jun 13 - 07:30 AM

Just counted them -its up to 29 plus one under repair - we really do need a bigger house or the banjos will have to go.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Mooh
Date: 03 Jun 13 - 08:17 AM

banjoman...You, Sir, are my hero.

Peace, Mooh.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Rapparee
Date: 03 Jun 13 - 09:07 AM

Or a convenient dumpster.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Bill D
Date: 03 Jun 13 - 12:19 PM

A 'collection' means something basically organized and documented. Then there is an 'accumulation'.

I accumulate samples of odd woods for all over the world.... and folk music books and records/CDs... and I used to accumulate beer cans & bottles, but as some know, I've been getting rid of the originals and accumulating digital photos of them


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Claire M
Date: 03 Jun 13 - 02:37 PM

Hiya,

I got rocks in my bed!

I now have said bag. It is stunning. I am now a proper grown-up woman. The logo (which means nothing to my flatmates) is silver & covered with leaves. When people see anything to do with Steeleye, they instantly think it's mine.

I've got so many books I've started getting ones I want in pdf cos I'm not good with £££ & half the time I can never get them– I only read books once, then pass them on. No non-fiction cos it bores me.

Oh, forgot, I'm a huge fan of Retro programmes, started off by Life On Mars.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Ron Davies
Date: 03 Jun 13 - 03:19 PM

"it bores me"

Different strokes...

I never buy any book but history--I find it endlessly fascinating, and there are always new (or old) corners to poke into).    Added to which, it often has a direct effect on current circumstances--an obvious case being the 2nd Amendment.    An awful lot of people are abysmally ignorant of history, which does not stop them from spectacularly wrongheaded ideas---which they in fact act on.   And, more's the pity, they can vote.

And I find fiction pointless--except the classics, which I still--- eventually (who knows when)-- intend to get to.

But of course that all has to coexist with what I collect:    songs, of all kinds, to memorize and sing.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Georgiansilver
Date: 03 Jun 13 - 04:11 PM

Just bought this...:- My new toy... bought for a song at a UK Antique Fair.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: olddude
Date: 03 Jun 13 - 06:21 PM

I been collecting dust for a few years now ... getting old :-)


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Cats
Date: 03 Jun 13 - 06:32 PM

Christmas Tree decorations.. I have hundreds from all over the world


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: GUEST,leeneia
Date: 03 Jun 13 - 07:47 PM

I clicked on your link, Georgiansilver. Did you really just purchase a little sign that says "This content unavailable"?       :)

I collect old cut glass items, but I'm about to stop. No roomleft to display them.

and we have a rock collection, too.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Sandra in Sydney
Date: 04 Jun 13 - 12:24 AM

I could see your page, either, Georgiansilver.

I'm not on facebook, but sometimes can see pages.

sandra (also a collector of dust)


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Georgiansilver
Date: 04 Jun 13 - 03:03 AM

Awwww when I click on it it comes up directly... not sure why you can't see it... Sorry!


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Georgiansilver
Date: 04 Jun 13 - 04:03 AM

Hope this link works! :- Sorry the link didn't work before but here it is again.... My latest purchase at


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: JohnInKansas
Date: 04 Jun 13 - 05:07 AM

I sort of started with a small bit of "nothing" and have now accumulated an enormous amount of the same. "I started with nothing and have most of it left" is the traditional explanation, but sort of understates things.

It's difficult to relate to "collecting" in any usual sense but I have a fairly significant accumulation of "I might do something with that someday" things. My assemblage of "I did this with that" items is much smaller and considerably more selective, although it does include some quite notable pieces.

I have found some difficulty with passing my interests on to my own future generations, since most of my "did with" things elicit nothing but "only old people do that" responses when I try to display or demonstrate any of them.

But I don't see much reason to change, and plan to leave them my notes for when they get old enough.

John


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Uncle_DaveO
Date: 04 Jun 13 - 01:17 PM

Gnu and OldDude collect dust?

Well, I do that too, but mainly moss.

Dave Oesterreich


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: olddude
Date: 04 Jun 13 - 02:11 PM

I actually collect old watches and art... have way too much of both


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: olddude
Date: 04 Jun 13 - 02:11 PM

and I keep on buying, it is an illness I guess LOL


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Midchuck
Date: 04 Jun 13 - 03:32 PM

I don't COLLECT anything.

I tend to ACCUMULATE guitars, science fiction and fantasy books, folk/old country/Americana CDs (having graduated from vinyl, then cassettes, both of which I still have many of), and DVDs, mostly of a sex-and-violence sort.

P.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Bill D
Date: 04 Jun 13 - 03:35 PM

whew... for a minute I thought you wrote 'sects and violets'.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Joybell
Date: 04 Jun 13 - 03:54 PM

Songs, rocks, seed-pods, small decorated boxes, dodos, tiny animal and bird skulls, small used nests, feathers, funny old pictures of performers, little felt animals and birds from Sandra, pictures of angels pushing children off cliffs or bridges -- yes they are! I'm sure of it.
Joy -- yes! I like to collect that too.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Dave the Gnome
Date: 05 Jun 13 - 06:57 AM

Hats and Maps. I had more of the former but was forced into a cull by a house move. Still have a dozen or more though, all used quite often. A drawer full of the latter. I tend to get a 1:25000 or 1:50000 of any area I have walked in along with city maps of places I visit.

Cheers

DtG


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: GUEST,Claire M
Date: 05 Jun 13 - 11:54 AM

Hiya,

To Midchuck: What dvds have you got ??

I write myself, the same sort of thing as I read. borrowed a book everyone was saying was great, not unless you run out of lav roll. Nobody seems to want my dragon books though.

To Joy: skulls ?? Do you have any hare/raven ones?? & what do you do with them afterwards??

(I'm imagining, & drooling over, a hare skull/raven skull necklace cos my storytelling name is/was Ravenchild, after the cd….....)


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Bob the Postman
Date: 05 Jun 13 - 01:11 PM

I used to collect pre-1960 ski manuals—if the ski boots in the pictures had laces instead of buckles, I was interested. Eventually I bought up all the affordable used ski books in Vancouver (BC) and started in on "antiquarian" quality books. After getting a few of those at fifty to a hundred bucks a pop, I came to my senses. I still look for old ski books, but they're not around anymore. The last one I found was five years ago in Perdue, Saskatchewan, in a store set up in the old Royal Bank building by a dealer from New Brunswick who had moved his entire stock halfway across the country.

My favorite is "Invitation To Skiing" by Eislin and Spectorsky (1947). My oldest is "How To Ski And How Not To" by Vivian Caulfield (1923). Ski technique changed dramatically after the world saw Stein Erikson in action at the 1952 Olympics. The first author to teach the new technique (counter-rotation) was Canadian Ernie McCulloch in "Learn To Ski" (1955). Nowadays, with "shaped" skis, technique is not required at all.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: WalkaboutsVerse
Date: 05 Jun 13 - 05:07 PM

I used to collect golf scorecards - http://www.myspace.com/walkaboutsverse/blog/475151304


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Donuel
Date: 05 Jun 13 - 05:08 PM

molds fungi and slimes


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Ed T
Date: 05 Jun 13 - 07:32 PM

I generally travel lightly, and acquire few things that I don't use frequently.

I have acquired a few things, and often keep a few of them, in case they come in handy (mostly parts of items stored in my basement workshop, where I don't see 'em every day). Then I go though a "big" downsizing, realizing that I will never have a use for these things. I then get rid of alot of "the non-essential stuff" hanging around. I guess that is kinda like "collecting" - but, not likely in the sense of the OP.

Outside of that, I don't collect much, except for a few interesting butane cigarette lighters (the ones that have neat functions beyond being a lighter). But,oddly, I don't use them to light tobacco products. I use a BBQ lighter to light up an occasional cigar, on a warm day when I am "wastin away in margaritaville".
.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Tattie Bogle
Date: 05 Jun 13 - 07:51 PM

Puffins - oh well, OK, not real ones but I have several soft toy ones, a couple of wooden scale models, jugs, mugs, trays, aprons, bags, photos, cards, calendars, you name it...!
They are such gorgeous little birds! And very funny to watch live ones - "the comedians of the air"!


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Joybell
Date: 05 Jun 13 - 08:11 PM

Oh yes! Tattie. Puffins are so quaint.
Claire/Ravenchild We have lots of Hares. I'm sure I could find you Hare skulls. Ravens never die. Hardly ever anyway. Magic from Woden probably. Such clever birds. I'm a wildlife carer and I sometimes raise baby Ravens.
If you'd like to pay us a visit we'd love to put you up and let you collect critter skuls. Western Victoria in Australia in the middle of nowhere. Getting them out of the country would be tricky.    There are Dinosaurs down the road, buried in the swampland. Dragons are a distinct possibility in our lava caves and tunnels.
Come and see us and we'll swap stories.
Joy


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Claire M
Date: 06 Jun 13 - 09:30 AM

To Joy:

See other posts. Another adopted relative – not the lady who made my bag – used to live there & had to come back to the UK cos it cost so much. I've a soft toy koala called Blinky Bill after the books she sent me.

If I PM you my address couldn't you send me one through the post or something ??


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Bat Goddess
Date: 06 Jun 13 - 09:43 AM

And then there's the objets of political humor, ranging from my first purchase -- The Great Society Fun and Games Book -- during the Lyndon Johnson administration to a whole passel of things from GWB's. My pride and joy is the Ronald Reagan jack-in-the-box (just like one Tip O'Neill had) I refer to as a "jerk-in-the-box". Oh, and my Newt Gingrich catnip cat toy (which, unfortunately, got cat slobber on it).

Linn


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: GUEST,leeneia
Date: 06 Jun 13 - 10:33 AM

Hi, Georgiansilver. Your second linked worked for me. That's an amazing looking instrument! What is it? Does it sound nice?


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Georgiansilver
Date: 06 Jun 13 - 11:16 AM

Hi Leenia... it's a flat backed Mandolin and yes it has a great sound/tone. A real work of art :)


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Joybell
Date: 06 Jun 13 - 10:37 PM

The local mailman is a friend, Claire. I'll ask him about sending a skull through the mail. I rather think I know what he'll say. Tell you what, though. True-love and I have both recorded different versions of "The Two Ravens". One is a seldon heard version. Would you like a couple of CDs? Sending you a PM.
Cheers, Joy


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: GUEST,Chongo Chimp
Date: 07 Jun 13 - 01:06 AM

Hmm. Well, I collect...

Guns
Ammo
empty whiskey bottles
racing forms
lists of them that don't like me (so as to prepare contingency plans)
photos of Schenectady (it's a very unique place)
stamps that have art featurin' apes and monkeys
action figures and statues of Tarzan and Cheetah
old movie magazines from the 40's
photos of classic era boxers and film stars from the 20's thru the 60's

- Chongo


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Bill D
Date: 07 Jun 13 - 07:31 PM

Oh...it just dawned on me...I also have also collected cartoons on the Meaning of Life for the last 45-50 years.

(that is just a few of them... I intend to scan the rest soon...maybe 60-70)


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: GUEST,Guest from Sanity
Date: 07 Jun 13 - 07:38 PM

Dust.

GfS


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Bill D
Date: 07 Jun 13 - 08:34 PM

well...now we have molds, fungi, slimes, moss & dust as passive collections.

Pretty impressive.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 08 Jun 13 - 05:11 AM

A string of bad habits? ;~)

I collect fabric, ribbons, lace, beads, buttons, junk jewellery, yarn, leather, gauges, brass bits and bobs, etc. for future crafting and making steampunk kit. Spare room is heaving with it all.

Stuff I make


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: GUEST,Guest from Sanity
Date: 08 Jun 13 - 02:33 PM

Cool, VirginiaTam.....but what are those things on the fingers?? It's a new one to me.

GfS


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 08 Jun 13 - 04:41 PM

They are mini steampunk, timetravelling kit. Turn on the LED, point it at your temple and think of "when" you want to be. Time machine - portal in your pocket, kind of thing!

Plastic testtube, filled with bit of colied wire, some beads that look a bit like planets, some tulle netting. Fixed on the end is a finger LED (google it) and then a bit of pleather cannibalised from old handbag to cover the LED torch bit.

Cool innit?

Did you see how I steampunked my walker/transit chair? My pride and joy.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: WalkaboutsVerse
Date: 08 Jun 13 - 05:13 PM

One can clean a coin collection with Coca-Cola, apparently.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: GUEST,Guest from Sanity
Date: 08 Jun 13 - 06:15 PM

Never heard of such a thing!......but if it works for you, I'll see you later...a hundred years ago!

Regards!!

GfS


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Joybell
Date: 08 Jun 13 - 07:24 PM

Great! Virginia.
I forgot about my collection of pictures of couples standing outside their homes and looking proud. Interesting looking people with interesting homes. I have my Idaho farmers with mounds of potatoes and my Cornish couple outside their shell covered cottage. There's an Italian couple with a beautiful cottage with flowers and bees and birds painted all over it.
Joy


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: GUEST,Guest from Sanity
Date: 09 Jun 13 - 12:10 AM

How about music...and stuff?

GfS


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 09 Jun 13 - 02:09 AM

I collect troubles, trials, and tribulations. I tried collecting worries and woes as well, but I couldn't think of anything else beginning with a "w" to go along with them, and I have this hang-up about alliterative words needing to be in groups of three.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: GUEST,Lin - guest
Date: 15 Jun 13 - 02:47 AM

I collect earings. I buy only the longish dangling type earings though, not small stud earings. I love really unusual earings & what is called, "Chandelier earings." I also have long dangly earings of different animals, turtles, cats, birds (several different birds),giraffe;(well lost one from that pair but still kept the other one). I don't have pierced ears but buy pierced earings and then have them converted for under $2.00 to be clips-ons.

Let's see, I have different flower earings as well. I must have a few hundred earings. Most recent one was a Hawaiian flower.
I have several long dangly Indian beaded earings with different coloured beads.
Oh yeah, I bought a long dangling pair of earings today of all things - handcuffs, like what cops carry with them. Smaller version though, ha, ha, ha. Small dangling handcuffs!! Only cost $1.50.

I have Christmas earings, look like a small version of Christmas ornaments.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Little Hawk
Date: 15 Jun 13 - 11:21 AM

The Dachshund collects rotting, vile-smelling organic material which he finds outside to roll in. Also a good deal of mud and dust.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: GUEST,Musket sans Marriot Edgar
Date: 15 Jun 13 - 02:32 PM

I collect monologues. As in performed ones in folk clubs mainly. Obviously the Edgar variety need no collecting but there are many budding Cyril Fletchers out there who perform their odes and some are topical, some thought provoking but all worth collecting.

One day. ......

In the meantime I collect beer bellies and follicle loss quite successfully.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Little Hawk
Date: 15 Jun 13 - 07:09 PM

Yes, but what are you "sans"? What more, I mean...


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: GUEST,Musket sans sans
Date: 16 Jun 13 - 01:31 AM

I appear to be sans some of Mr Edgar's works as every now and then something crops up attributed to hm. In the absence of artificial stimulants it is all good stuff.

You are aware of course of my rather silly variations on my name all being without something or other. Whatever gets you through the night and all that.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Claire M
Date: 17 Jun 13 - 03:00 PM

Hiya,

I love earrings, Lin! Love 'em! People have said they're surprised I've only got 1 piercing. I wish I could grow more ears to wear them all. I can't wear the plastic sort though.

I said I collected Steeleye stuff, but they never seem(ed) to have anything I haven't already got – no official stuff, no books, no t-shirts, etc. shame really as I'd love some jewellery or something to show my appreciation; the only alternative is making some. I've got some jewellery with eyes on already. Hmm........

Also collect folklore/Pagan/Witchy stuff, get psychic magazine(s) every month, symbols all over flat, etc. I catch myself saying "there's a song about _____" & all my flatmates go "oh NO". Always wanted to actually be one – could anyone help me out ??


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Mr Red
Date: 18 Jun 13 - 05:14 AM

quatrafoils


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: GUEST,owl glass
Date: 18 Jun 13 - 08:21 AM

Books, more books and more books still. Usually history, biography and music subjects. At the moment I'm collecting appointments to the cancer clinic where hanging about in the waiting room gives me lots of reading time.


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: Mr Red
Date: 20 Jun 13 - 11:52 AM

would quatrafoils be any help?


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate

Subject: RE: BS: What do you collect ??
From: MGM·Lion
Date: 20 Jun 13 - 01:36 PM

£50 notes


Contributions welcome


Post - Top - Home - Printer Friendly - Translate
 


You must be a member to post in non-music threads. Join here.


You must be a member to post in non-music threads. Join here.



Mudcat time: 27 September 4:26 AM EDT

[ Home ]

All original material is copyright © 1998 by the Mudcat Café Music Foundation, Inc. All photos, music, images, etc. are copyright © by their rightful owners. Every effort is taken to attribute appropriate copyright to images, content, music, etc. We are not a copyright resource.