Monday, December 29, 2008

Hobbies Before My Book Obsession Took Over

Sometimes it's hard to remember what I did before books became my obsession, but I did have other hobbies. Before Blogger and MySpace I was a big chatter. I could always be found in one of the Yahoo Chats. I got to meet a lot of wonderful people through Yahoo. But chatting has kinda lost its spark for me, kinda boring now. I have a few collections too that took up some of my time. I collect, Angel & Buffy Action Figures. I have nice size Pez collection, and I also collection Dragons.

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Buffy and Angel Action Figures. I started collection a few years ago. But haven't bought any recently. There's still a few out there I don't have.

This is my small Pez Army. LOL! I have been collecting them since about 1995-1996. At the time they were displayed on one of my book shelfs. But well they kept getting knocked over and of course I need the space for books. So, they got packed away. I do still have some of my favorites out.

These are the newest ones, got them for Christmas.


This was another Christmas present this year, I was very excited to get this one. Mostly because I love the Peanuts gang. This is my first Giant Pez. Not sure If I'll get anymore this size, cause I'm running out of space. :)

12 comments:

  1. Anna, that is so neat! I love the Pez dispensers!

    I didn't know you collected dragon stuff too. I knew you liked them. I just bought this dragon figurine and I blogged about it too. I'm really excited about getting it. With the dragon plaque you gifted me with and what I ordered will be nice little touches in my library room!

    I will have to store this bit of info for future holidays ;).

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  2. Thanks! Yeah I have a small Dragon Collection. A couple wall hangings, a Beanie Baby Dragon, a Semi-big Dragon sculpture and then a few smaller dragon figurines.

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  3. I love your pez army!! Super cool.

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  4. PEZ! I loved Pez when I was little. I did have quite a few of the dispensers but somehow they got lost through the years.

    What great collections, Anna!!

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  5. Thanks! I got most of them in the picture there. But I believe there are some more in my closet..somewhere. LOL!

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  6. LOL - I've been getting my sons Pez dispensers for about 25 years now. I keep telling them that if they had saved them, the earlier ones would be worth something now. And I have a Very Small collection of my own on my desk at work. I see you have one of the two I have - Captain Jack Sparrow. I've also got Will Turner. I filled them both up and went to get one the other day - and someone emptied both of them of all the candies - and I KNOW there was still candies in them. I was ticked, though relieved that at least they left the dispensers themselves.
    And while I don't normally collect Action Figures, someone sent me an action figure of Richard Armitage aka Guy of Gisbourne and I'm VERY fond of it. I show everyone who comes over. Most of the time they laugh at me.

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  7. I'm very impressed they didn't snag the dispenser too. LOL!

    I have a couple other Action Figures. A few Star Wars, He-Man, and Kiefer Sutherland's character from Lost Boys. Those are just a on whim things. I'd like to eventually collect all the Buffy/Angel figures.

    That is cool, Richard Armitage has an Action Figure. LOL!

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  8. Yeah, but it doesn't really look like him though - but that's alright since I know who it's supposed to be - and his picture is on the package. And like yours, the package remains unopened.

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  9. That's so cool! I love your PEZ army!!!!

    I'm sorry I haven't been by in a while, Anna. I hope your Christmas was wonderful and you're enjoying the holiday season. Can you believe it's almost 2009 already??!?!?

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  10. Thanks Christine. That's ok, you've been pretty busy with your house construction.

    Yep Christmas went very well. Hope you had a good holiday too! It is hard to believe that it'll be 2009 in a matter of days. The year sure went by fast. :)

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  11. That's cool. I was in the same boat earlier this week when my friend asked me what I collect or would like to start collecting and I laughed telling her books but then wondered what I had collected before books?

    Thanks for sharing this with us!

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