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Are you a hoarder?

  1. Aug 1, 2005 #1

    wolram

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    Are you one? garage out buildings crammed with stuff that might be useful
    one day.
     
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  3. Aug 1, 2005 #2

    brewnog

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    Yes! I've got boxes of broken toys in the loft. You never know when you might need a titchy electric motor or some plastic gears. If I'm walking past a lamp post, I'll get out my trusty Swiss Army knife and strip it of its zip-ties. They're useful! I've also got boxes of random nuts and bolts, they'll come in handy. Got a box of computer parts from the 1980s; one day they'll be worth a fortune on Ebay (at the moment they're worth nothing). Somewhere in the garage are a load of nice Smiths instruments and Lucas lights from an old Mini Cooper, they'll come in handy when I built my kit car. And I've got sooooo many old screwdrivers which I'm sure I'll use one day. Honest.

    Oh, and I also find it difficult to throw old batteries away.
     
  4. Aug 1, 2005 #3

    matthyaouw

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    I'm a real whor... oh, hoarder. Nope, sorry.
     
  5. Aug 1, 2005 #4

    Moonbear

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    I'm the complete opposite. I move so often, it's just too much of a hassle to keep too many things. I'm in the process of clearing out all the clutter and trashing whatever excess stuff I can. Whatever I can't sell, I'll give away, and whatever I can't give away, I'll throw away. I'm not paying movers to carry junk from one home to another.
     
  6. Aug 1, 2005 #5

    JamesU

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    this deserves its own thread... :uhh: :rolleyes:
     
  7. Aug 1, 2005 #6

    wolram

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    Poor Moon B, imagine not being able to keep that whatsathingamig, that could
    be useful, in 2096.
     
  8. Aug 1, 2005 #7
    I am a organized hoarder, everything has a place. Categorized and sub-categorized. But if you didn't know my system, you'd never find anything. :rofl:
     
  9. Aug 1, 2005 #8

    wolram

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    OOOOhh, typical____________lady
    :biggrin:
     
  10. Aug 1, 2005 #9

    JamesU

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    this probablem came acrooss when hypatia suddenly tried to alphabetise the dates in which she bought her stuff
     
  11. Aug 1, 2005 #10

    wolram

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    :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
     
  12. Aug 1, 2005 #11

    wolram

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    [QUOTE by BREWIE]
    Oh, and I also find it difficult to throw old batteries away.[/QUOTE]
    Batteries make the world quiver, what would we do without them?
     
  13. Aug 1, 2005 #12
    just some of the things{treasures} I save.
    Car parts, tools of any kind, buttons,beads, watch parts,harmonicas, rocks/gems/minerals,books, guitar parts,postcards people have sent, NASCAR,carved table legs,clothes, kitchen gadgets, walking stick handles,lace bits,valentine cards, glass fishing net floats,seeds..and way too much more.
    But I have no clutter visable in my home or yard. And YES i plan to use it all someday :approve:
     
  14. Aug 1, 2005 #13

    JamesU

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    key word boldfaced :approve:
     
  15. Aug 2, 2005 #14

    wolram

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    Hmm, I wonder what kind of seeds :wink:
     
  16. Aug 2, 2005 #15

    arildno

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    Dearly Missed

    I stash away everything I can get my hands on..
     
  17. Aug 2, 2005 #16

    wolram

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    So whats in your garage, attic, shed?
     
  18. Aug 2, 2005 #17

    Lisa!

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    I heard about someone who even kept empty cans. He even took trashes that he saw in the streets... His home was full of these things!(Personaly I never met him but I heard alot about him!) :bugeye:
     
  19. Aug 2, 2005 #18

    wolram

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    That sounds like Arildno. :biggrin:
     
  20. Aug 2, 2005 #19

    Lisa!

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    :bugeye: :bugeye: :bugeye:
     
  21. Aug 2, 2005 #20

    arildno

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    I know all about "beer-cans". They're difficult to handle.
     
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