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Marioguy128 Geomancer from various galaxies
Geomancer
Mar 16th 2011 at 1:05:31 AM

A place to discuss possessions that aren't used and stored away, or you no longer have.

I remember a toy train I had when I was little. Used to have lots of fun with it, but it's in storage now.

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formerly Lady Justice
Mar 16th 2011 at 3:55:44 AM

Lots and lots of records that I couldn't move with me when I left the UK for the US. Waaaaaaaaaaaa.

I also miss Dumbo, my pink stuffed elephant I was given by my parents on my second birthday. I can't for the life of me remember what I did with it but I did still have it after 20yrs.

edited 16th Mar '11 4:08:16 AM by KingFriday

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nekoalexa from the same place I've always been
Mar 16th 2011 at 6:50:32 AM

Tons of stuffed animals, some of which got accidentally burned...>_>

edited 16th Mar '11 6:50:39 AM by nekoalexa

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Tangent128 from Virginia Relationship Status: Gonna take a lot to drag me away from you
Mar 16th 2011 at 10:23:50 AM

[up][up] My sister had a pink stuffed elephant. I think she still may... loved the stuffing out of it. If it's still around, it's more a bag than anything.

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RalphCrown Short Hair from Next Door to Nowhere
Short Hair
Mar 25th 2011 at 7:58:33 AM

Coca-Cola used to be sold in reusable glass bottles. You bought a carton of 6 bottles, drank them, and took them back to the store. You got a refund on the empties.

But that's not the point. On the bottom of each bottle, they stamped the name of the city where it was manufactured. I had a collection of bottles from different cities. As far as I know, they're still sitting in the attic of my late father's house.

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formerly Lady Justice
Mar 25th 2011 at 12:29:36 PM

My God, that completely explains why we have to crates of those in the garage, the previous owner was very old and had lived here for years. Wondered why I hadn't seen them in any stores since moving over to the states!

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InverurieJones '80s TV Action Hero from North of the Wall. Relationship Status: And they all lived happily ever after <3
'80s TV Action Hero
Mar 26th 2011 at 12:53:50 AM

Barrs still do refundable bottles. I have a Red Kola bottle that I use for plant food and keep thinking 'should I go and get my 15p back?'.

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Apr 1st 2011 at 9:48:40 PM

I have my poor NES with the RF adapter that doesn't work anymore. Then there's all my toys, which I guess I'll give to my kids some day, whenever I have kids. And a bunch of old assignments and school projects going all the way back to elementary school. Also, multiple boxes full of old VHS movies, which I can't really sell because they'd be worth like a dime each these days.

edited 1st Apr '11 9:51:28 PM by Surenity

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God Of Cake
Apr 20th 2011 at 9:28:31 AM

There are VHS collectors around and about, and if you have any entertainingly cheesy non-movies, send it overt the guys who put on the Found Footage Festival!

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Bur Chaotic Neutral from Flyover Country Relationship Status: Not war
Apr 21st 2011 at 6:33:36 AM

You know what we used to have? Space Invaders. Arcade table Space Invaders.

edited 21st Apr '11 6:34:21 AM by Bur

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