What did you collect as a kid.

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  1. Millwallawayveteran1988

    Millwallawayveteran1988

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    Seems to have gone out of fashion a bit with today’s youngsters as they have it all but I seem to remember collecting stuff was pretty popular back in the day.

    I had a few.

    Beer mats - no surprise there as my dad worked in a Brewery and was in the pub a lot!

    Marbles - used to love a game of this and had a good number of these when younger

    Also stamps which my uncle used to give to me when I visited him. Used to buy all those sets that the post office issued every few months.

    Fuck knows where they all ended up. Probably would have been worth a few quid now.

    Anyone else have a collecting hobby or was I just a freak?
     
  2. AliBobbyJ

    AliBobbyJ

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    Programmes.
    Loco engine numbers.
    Stamps.
    Pictures of French women.
     
  3. Tanzeylee

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    STI's I was a prolific shagger oh and rubbers not the prophylactic type the eraser type
     
  4. blue b4 the moon

    blue b4 the moon

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    Train numbers, plane numbers, tried stamps but didn't get into it, football programmes & football cards ( if I still had them would probably be worth a few quid now)
     
  5. its a Barm

    its a Barm

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    anything City, just a City geek.
     
  6. Nightmare Walking

    Nightmare Walking

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    Vinyl and still collect it. Even though I have no room for any more, I just can't help myself. I just can't get enough, as a famous band once sang
     
  7. worsleyweb

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    I used to collect Minature spirit bottles - loved them. Also beer mats for a spell and of course programmes which I have kept up to this day.

    Have over 4000 City programmes pretty much complete home and away back to WW2 and I own a home programme from this current season back to 1923. Almost 100 years solid.

    Takes over a full room in the house.
     
  8. Nebuchadnezzar

    Nebuchadnezzar

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    I got a Guinness World Book of Records for Christmas one year and went to the back to see if there were any records that hadn't been set.

    For a good few months after this I took the decision to try and collect receipts. Not just mine either. Any spare bit of paper in a Tesco trolley, if it had a number on it, it was mine for the taking. I must have had a good few hundred until someone had the heart to tell me that people do actually keep their receipts for sensible reasons. I see myself as a pre-cursor to that twat who called himself a Wombler.

     
  9. Stamps (my grandparents did it for me but I still have them stored somewhere)
    Civil aircraft registration numbers
     
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  10. Sid C

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    Conkers. Something to do with lack of money I think :(
     

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