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What is your obsession?

I'll go first........my obsession is the Beatles....I have Beatles in vinyl....Beatles on CD.....Beatles in digital.....Beatles 45's w/ the original jackets....Parlaphone releases..,Capitol releases...Beatles in stereo.....Beatles in mono.......Beatle reissues with different mixes...Beatles studio outtakes....Beatle recordings before they were called the Beatles....etc.etc.etc

Your turn...........

by Anonymousreply 140August 2, 2021 12:49 PM

oh my, are you a scouser?

by Anonymousreply 1July 11, 2021 5:24 PM

I've got you beat: I saw them in concert.

by Anonymousreply 2July 11, 2021 5:25 PM

hands-free orgasm

by Anonymousreply 3July 11, 2021 5:31 PM

The Rolling Stones 1972 North American Tour. Commercial aviation. I grew up South of final approach to JFK 1962 - 1972.

by Anonymousreply 4July 11, 2021 5:32 PM

Silent Films (and celebrities).

I am planning a trip to Los Angeles to visit the graves of Buster Keaton and Stan Laurel and see the homes of Theda Bara and Mabel Normand.

by Anonymousreply 5July 11, 2021 5:36 PM

R5 = Jacqueline Stewart

by Anonymousreply 6July 11, 2021 5:37 PM

R2 But did you hear them?

by Anonymousreply 7July 11, 2021 5:37 PM

Locks, keys, safes and vaults. Weird, I know...probably should have been a locksmith...ha.

by Anonymousreply 8July 11, 2021 5:39 PM

Men’s feet, taints, assholes, cocks, jizz, piss

by Anonymousreply 9July 11, 2021 5:41 PM

OP, do you have Beatles buttons from the 1960s? A relative gave me some of her Beatles collection, the huge buttons, "I Love Paul" etc, those flickering Vari-Vue buttons and a few small metal Beatle buttons from gumball machines. Want to buy my collection?

by Anonymousreply 10July 11, 2021 5:42 PM

[quote] Locks, keys, safes and vaults. Weird, I know...probably should have been a locksmith...ha.

R8 = Louis XVI

by Anonymousreply 11July 11, 2021 5:43 PM

Calm down, Macca/OP.

by Anonymousreply 12July 11, 2021 5:53 PM

R10

I don't......I kind of drew the line at toys , lunchboxes...focused on recordings.......but for the sake of conversation...how much?

by Anonymousreply 13July 11, 2021 5:56 PM

R12

LOL

by Anonymousreply 14July 11, 2021 5:57 PM

1930s homes in Beverly Hills. The architecture, their history, the inhabitants over the years.

by Anonymousreply 15July 11, 2021 6:01 PM

I've been building a man...with blond hair and a tan..

by Anonymousreply 16July 11, 2021 6:02 PM

R6

I have never even heard of Jacqueline Stewart. Had to look her up.

Oh, dear! I can see why I stopped watching TCM

by Anonymousreply 17July 11, 2021 6:03 PM

Sex.

by Anonymousreply 18July 11, 2021 6:04 PM

I'm the Jessica Lange loon.

Not really, but I think she's a wonderful actress and a very interesting human being.

I'm kinda obsessed with vintage nude male photography and Vivien Leigh movies. I used to be obsessed with Morrissey until he revealed his true self.

by Anonymousreply 19July 11, 2021 6:05 PM

Traffic cone sized dildos

by Anonymousreply 20July 11, 2021 7:15 PM

R20 = Steve Grand

by Anonymousreply 21July 11, 2021 7:16 PM

Ellipses.

by Anonymousreply 22July 11, 2021 7:17 PM

Bell ornaments. My Christmas tree is covered in them. I've been collecting since I was a kid.

by Anonymousreply 23July 11, 2021 10:09 PM

Eclipses.

by Anonymousreply 24July 11, 2021 10:10 PM

Eephus.

by Anonymousreply 25July 11, 2021 10:12 PM

Josephus.

by Anonymousreply 26July 11, 2021 10:14 PM

we just had a lovely joycean/free association moment there

by Anonymousreply 27July 11, 2021 10:19 PM

[quote]I've been building a man...with blond hair and a tan. —Frank N Furter

I see you shiver with antici-

by Anonymousreply 28July 11, 2021 10:19 PM

-pation.

by Anonymousreply 29July 11, 2021 10:20 PM

OP - are you in the air force?

by Anonymousreply 30July 11, 2021 10:34 PM

Calvin Klein Obsession for men. If sucking cock is a crime, let me be guilty.

by Anonymousreply 31July 11, 2021 10:36 PM

Charlie Hunnam. I’m hiding in his shrubs right now.

by Anonymousreply 32July 11, 2021 10:40 PM

Tab Hunter

by Anonymousreply 33July 11, 2021 10:45 PM

The Beatles are stupid

by Anonymousreply 34July 11, 2021 10:46 PM

thanks for sharing R34

by Anonymousreply 35July 11, 2021 10:47 PM

Last few years it's been oases in the Sahara.

by Anonymousreply 36July 11, 2021 11:04 PM

[quote] Last few years it's been oases in the Sahara.

My obsession is the waters in Casablanca.

by Anonymousreply 37July 11, 2021 11:06 PM

the beatles are overrated

by Anonymousreply 38July 11, 2021 11:06 PM

R37 you were misinformed!

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by Anonymousreply 39July 11, 2021 11:09 PM

vastly overrated

by Anonymousreply 40July 11, 2021 11:10 PM

Otters and wolves .. they's my favorites.

by Anonymousreply 41July 11, 2021 11:11 PM

[quote] Otters and wolves .. they's my favorites.

Mines too!

by Anonymousreply 42July 11, 2021 11:16 PM

what' the difference between otters and wolves ?

by Anonymousreply 43July 11, 2021 11:18 PM

The Oxford comma and Jason Bateman

by Anonymousreply 44July 11, 2021 11:20 PM

[quote] The Oxford comma, Jason Bateman, and

by Anonymousreply 45July 11, 2021 11:24 PM

I worked at Gap from 1992 through 2006 and collected the paper playlists that came with each month's CD/tape. Unfortunately, while making a move in 2006, I lost the box containing my copies of the playlists. Since 2017, I have been slowly regaining dozens of the playlists, but I still need many more to replenish and complete my collection.

I'm looking for any Gap, GapBody, GapKids and babyGap In-Store Playlists from the years 1992 through 2006. If you worked at Gap and saved any playlists, would you please share them with me? Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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by Anonymousreply 46July 11, 2021 11:25 PM

hey R46 GapPlaylitsGuy, it's me "oxford circus"...good to see you hon

by Anonymousreply 47July 11, 2021 11:27 PM

The Oxford comma, Jason Bateman, and Art Deco.

Thanks, r45

by Anonymousreply 48July 11, 2021 11:34 PM

Anything Wallace Beery.

by Anonymousreply 49July 11, 2021 11:36 PM

Aging. It's surreal, mundane, tragic and heroic. It just confounds me.

by Anonymousreply 50July 11, 2021 11:41 PM

R33 I thought you were obsessed with Dan Levy? I must have you confused with a different DLer...

by Anonymousreply 51July 12, 2021 12:40 AM

Dan Levy is yuk

by Anonymousreply 52July 12, 2021 12:47 AM

UFOs

by Anonymousreply 53July 12, 2021 12:50 AM

Buying guitars........always tempted by vintage U.S made guitars that come up for sale like on Reverb.com or ebay...my favorites are Martin, Fender, Gibson, Epiphone, or a Rickenbacker

by Anonymousreply 54July 12, 2021 1:12 AM

Hairy actors

by Anonymousreply 55July 12, 2021 3:36 AM

It's been a few years since I started my Hot Topic In-Store Cleaning Supplies blog on 12/31/2015, and the DL has been very instrumental in helping me achieve my goals of recreating all of the wonderful cleaning supplies of this beloved, unique and fantastic shopping emporium.

I've recovered dozens bottles, boxes and packages of cleaning liquids and powders thanks to former Hot Topic employees who also stole and saved the original products, like I did, and most of them found out about my quest because of the DL. Every whiff brings back treasured memories. And they are cutting edge products, very effective to this day. Timeless cleaning supplies, indeed.

If you worked at Hot Topic from 1992 to 2006 and saved the cleaning products, would you please share them with me? Contact me at the email address in my blog.

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by Anonymousreply 56July 12, 2021 4:46 AM

I'm not a huge Beatles fan, but I can certainly appreciate their talent and how they were extremely important to pop culture. My parents had all their records, then again, my parents had amazing taste in music. There were pop, rock, jazz and classical music always playing in my household.

The Beatles sure helped change the world of pop and rock music. They also exposed clueless white people to Black American rock music, the Beatles were huge Little Richard and Chuck Berry fans..

The Beatles technically started as a 1960s version of a boy band, they were super talented, excellent songwriters and with the help of the amazing producer George Martin, who was technically the fifth Beatle, they musically progressed over their short time in the music biz. All of their albums are different.

Unlike today's boy bands, which lose their audience, over the years, The Beatles actually gathered a bigger audience and were respected by musicians from many other genres of music, musicians who then recorded their versions of Beatle songs.

The people in this thread saying The Beatles are overrated are completely clueless and it's quite obvious don't know much about any kind of music, let alone pop and rock. The irony, its usually is the people putting down The Beatles, and other bands from that era, who are likely currently listening to bands who copy older rock and pop musicians.

The Beatles opened the floodgates for many other British musicians to get world wide attention. The Beatles also put England on the map as a cool hip place, which it was never considered. Their popularity also helped make British pop culture important. Jimi Hendrix actually went to England to get famous.

Again, typical DL cluelessness. Not surprising at all.

by Anonymousreply 57July 20, 2021 3:56 PM

I'm so typical, I am a major Judy Garland freak.

I can more or less tell you what she did in her life on a month to month basis. I never tire of listening to her sing, even when the voice was gone, I don't care.

by Anonymousreply 58July 20, 2021 4:02 PM

I’m between obsessions. They burn out.

by Anonymousreply 59July 20, 2021 4:25 PM

Music. I listen to music every day. Have loved music since I was a little kid. I play guitar, piano & sing. I collect records and have spent hours in used record stores, garage sales, estates, flea markets, browsing records. I love concerts large & small. Love random factoids and stories about music, especially about songwriting, recording, the creative process. Recent obsessions: the Tina Turner doc on HBO Max and "Summer of Soul" on Hulu & in theaters.

by Anonymousreply 60July 20, 2021 5:24 PM

Men with big forearms. I pretend they’re up my asshole.

by Anonymousreply 61July 21, 2021 12:06 AM

R61 = Steve Grand

by Anonymousreply 62July 21, 2021 12:15 AM

R62 you wouldn’t stick your nose up my ass, would you?

by Anonymousreply 63July 21, 2021 12:17 AM

Middle Eastern cats.

by Anonymousreply 64July 21, 2021 1:39 AM

Headphones and coffee.

by Anonymousreply 65July 21, 2021 2:17 AM

Feet

by Anonymousreply 66July 21, 2021 9:52 PM

2005 Toyota Camry

by Anonymousreply 67July 21, 2021 10:02 PM

Why would a 2005 Camry be an obsession? I have a 2007 which has served me well and I like it very much but I can't imagine being obsessed with it. It's a reliable mid size sedan without anything exciting about it.

by Anonymousreply 68July 22, 2021 10:57 PM

Marry me, r5!

by Anonymousreply 69July 22, 2021 11:05 PM

Datalounge, trying to understand my psychotic family, cooking, smoking weed, drawing, playing piano.

by Anonymousreply 70July 22, 2021 11:10 PM

Trying to figure out if Jacqueline Kennedys hair was chestnut brown or not.

Chestnut brown hair is my favorite color of hair.

by Anonymousreply 71July 22, 2021 11:13 PM

R71, would you like assistance with that question?

by Anonymousreply 72July 22, 2021 11:15 PM

OP,... it... looks... like... your... true... obsession... is... really... the... ellipsis...

by Anonymousreply 73July 22, 2021 11:16 PM

The golden age of Hollywood, society ladies, Capotes Swans, Jackie Kennedy and Lee Radziwill, Joan Crawford and Bette Davis, socialites from the 20th century, Turner Classic Movies, Whoopi Goldberg, Movie Star Traditional Homes, The View, The White House, American first ladies, Billionaires, why Trump is so hateful, and America in general.

by Anonymousreply 74July 22, 2021 11:18 PM

R72 Why not?

by Anonymousreply 75July 22, 2021 11:20 PM

Crossword puzzles and supermodels

by Anonymousreply 76July 22, 2021 11:25 PM

dicks

by Anonymousreply 77July 22, 2021 11:52 PM

Picking my ass while cooking for family and friends.

by Anonymousreply 78July 23, 2021 3:19 AM

OP is a fucking moron:

Pat Robertson is a charlatan………anyone who kisses his ring is disillusioned. ……And last of all , You Light Up My Life is just elevator music ……..I don’t care who’s covered it…..it’s just background noise.

People who cheat …..and have absolutely no conscience of wrong doing.

once gay….always gay…he can say whatever he wants……he will be back ..or on the low down…Gay isn’t something you can just walk away from ….and we all know it

Bigots and racists………the evil of this present darkness we are now living through

Sounds like you’ve got an axe to grind…..

Kimberly Guilfoyle……that speech she gave at the 2020 Republican National Convention ……the mouth that ate Texas Wasn’t exactly an awards show in the technical sense of the word….but it was something….yikes

A boyfriend I was dating asked me to absorb ALL of his credit card debt and put it on my credit card………..i thought he was kidding …until I realized he wasn’t…..

When I was in Deutschland those public restrooms were a trip…….. Germans love to show off their equipment….Of course it didn’t bother me ..it was an eye opening experience…..I guess that’s why it’s known as the Fatherland

I played with Barbie………and then I found Ken…..…..but when G.I Joe entered the picture…….I knew I found the one for me.

I had a similar experience when I was probably ten….I put on one of my sisters dresses…..really went all in………my Dad was not amused in the slightest…….never did it again…..ever.

I cruised the men’s underwear section in the Sears catalog….although I’m a boxer guy……the briefs section showed more ‘impressions’ of cock…I perused them often looking to see who had the largest ‘impressions’ to feed my homo-erotic fantasies ……..at like……eleven years old.

by Anonymousreply 79July 23, 2021 4:17 AM

Baroque decorative arts in colonial South America. Circus carnies and small traveling tent circuses. Everything about souks.

by Anonymousreply 80July 23, 2021 4:23 AM

[quote] Baroque decorative arts in colonial South America.

I don't know much about it, but from what I've read and seen it's a fascinating topic.

by Anonymousreply 81July 23, 2021 4:29 AM

The history of midtown Manhattan until the 70s. Certainly not the present which is about as appealing and interesting as the slums of Rio de Janeiro.

by Anonymousreply 82July 23, 2021 2:47 PM

Thrifting . I wish I could go to a Goodwill or any thrift shop every day for like at least a half an hour. I only buy stuff I really need or can gift or sell on EBay. I have not been able to go as much as I like because of time and other considerations since the pandemic started and it depresses me. I wouldn’t always buy sometime I just liked to look around. I also had a really nice little group of people who were regulars like and also the workers and I miss that so much.I’m not a hoarder type so my house doesn’t look tacky.

by Anonymousreply 83July 23, 2021 3:48 PM

Who has the largest penis out of Biden Trump Obama Bush and Clinton.

And if they shave down there.

by Anonymousreply 84July 23, 2021 8:01 PM

R84, wondering about Carter is less disgusting than wondering about Trump.

by Anonymousreply 85July 23, 2021 9:29 PM

You are an obsession. You’re my obsession.

by Anonymousreply 86July 23, 2021 10:11 PM

My obsession is houseplants. Hoyas, streptocarpus, begonias. Just flowering tropicals in general. Not that anybody fucking cares.

by Anonymousreply 87July 23, 2021 10:32 PM

Oscar de la, R87?

by Anonymousreply 88July 23, 2021 10:33 PM

Vintage snowglobes

by Anonymousreply 89July 23, 2021 10:37 PM

R89 = Tommy Westphall

by Anonymousreply 90July 23, 2021 10:42 PM

I collect hair.

by Anonymousreply 91July 23, 2021 10:44 PM

Playing Tummy Sticks in my parents' guest room with whatever man my slut sister brings home for the weekend

by Anonymousreply 92July 23, 2021 10:46 PM

What are / is Tummy Sticks?

by Anonymousreply 93July 23, 2021 11:16 PM

The Beatles = THE most overrated band of all time. White suburban dreck. And the followers that are still alive just cling to it.

by Anonymousreply 94July 24, 2021 3:58 AM

[R94]

I'm a life-long Beatle fan. The same as OP, I have every album that they've put out, every 8track, cassette and cd. I also saw them live, and saw Paul on a Wings tour.

I also collect fountain pens and inks, scarves (four drawers full), art and hand blown art glass (41 pieces).

I'm nearly 70, and have been collecting since I bought my first small painting at age 15.

by Anonymousreply 95July 24, 2021 6:11 AM

R95 That’s nice. I’d love to pick through your pens, scarves, and blown glass while we throw your Beatles collection in a fire.

by Anonymousreply 96July 24, 2021 4:45 PM

^^^ Sorry. Should’ve signed it R94. The Beatles Hater.

by Anonymousreply 97July 24, 2021 4:47 PM

I like you, the Beatles hater.

by Anonymousreply 98July 24, 2021 8:05 PM

The early 1960’s—music, fashion, architecture, movies. Just everything.

by Anonymousreply 99July 24, 2021 9:29 PM

dong

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by Anonymousreply 100July 25, 2021 1:42 AM

Well, OP, I'm pretty much like you, except for me it's The Supremes, and Diana Ross.

by Anonymousreply 101July 25, 2021 3:04 AM

abstract paintings

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by Anonymousreply 102July 25, 2021 3:34 AM

Halloween. I love having a party for the adult and giving out candy and toys to the kids. I was buying Halloween toys last week.

by Anonymousreply 103July 25, 2021 3:47 AM

We'll start seeing Halloween stuff out by the end of August. Once that happens, you know the holidays are right around the corner and the cool weather is on it's way.

I can't wait, this heat and humidity is very uncomfortable. Come on winter I'm ready!

by Anonymousreply 104July 26, 2021 6:25 AM

r104 the Halloween store in my area opened last week.

by Anonymousreply 105July 26, 2021 1:29 PM

R86

I love you too.....

by Anonymousreply 106July 26, 2021 4:21 PM

Feet n cock

by Anonymousreply 107July 26, 2021 9:38 PM

R105 That's july is really early. Late August I could see, but July? That's to early.

I'm always happy to see the seasonal holiday stuff get put out. That always means summer is winding down and Halloween Thanksgiving and Christmas is coming which is my favorite part of the year. It also means cool weather which I love. This heat and humidity is unbearable.

by Anonymousreply 108July 26, 2021 9:53 PM

R107. Foot queens are repulsive

by Anonymousreply 109July 30, 2021 9:35 PM

Bi Men, White Men and Pete Buttigieg!

by Anonymousreply 110July 30, 2021 9:38 PM

Tracey Ullman and Martin Short

by Anonymousreply 111July 30, 2021 9:38 PM

All things Cybill and all things Kristy

by Anonymousreply 112July 30, 2021 9:41 PM

Recovering dish queen. Only two sets left. Neither is china.

by Anonymousreply 113July 30, 2021 9:45 PM

The British Royal Family. No, I'm not joking.

by Anonymousreply 114July 30, 2021 10:01 PM

The paranormal.

by Anonymousreply 115July 30, 2021 10:43 PM

Straight feet n cocks

by Anonymousreply 116July 30, 2021 10:56 PM

Yes, carnies and traditional circus people, and the carnival life.

French and English Gothic architecture. The life and works of Shakespeare (I love Eric Sams.). Any period of Egyptian history. Egyptian Revival and Egypt in film (Memorabilia from DeMille's 1934 "Cleopatra"). Italian Renaissance-through-early-Baroque painting. Painters in the Russian Plein Air/Russian Landscape group (God, they're wonderful.). Early (pre-Ming) Chinese music. Horror and Halloween traditions, films and artifacts. Funeral and Cemetery history.

by Anonymousreply 117July 30, 2021 11:18 PM

Findom

by Anonymousreply 118July 30, 2021 11:25 PM

OP, change just about everything you wrote from The Beatles to The Doors, and you have my obsession.

by Anonymousreply 119July 30, 2021 11:42 PM

R115 MissLucy, can you be more specific?

by Anonymousreply 120July 31, 2021 1:37 AM

Reruns of "Alice" on Antenna TV

by Anonymousreply 121July 31, 2021 6:16 PM

Working out. With the music that I like on my ear.

by Anonymousreply 122July 31, 2021 7:12 PM

OP, you mean passion, not obsession.

Words matter.

by Anonymousreply 123July 31, 2021 8:19 PM

Maybe OP can’t stop collecting Beatles stuff.

by Anonymousreply 124August 1, 2021 1:54 AM

Eating ASS!

by Anonymousreply 125August 1, 2021 1:55 AM

I started a thread about my new obsession!

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by Anonymousreply 126August 1, 2021 1:55 AM

R126 Sounds interesting. Please let us know how it works out for you.

by Anonymousreply 127August 1, 2021 7:45 AM

R120 I've had a huge number of paranormal experiences, from the time that I was three years old up until the present. I don't find them scary at all, but they fascinate me. Visual experiences, auditory experiences, and tactile ones as well...somebody who wasn't visible placing his/her hand on the top of my head. Many of these experiences took place where I am now living, and my partner has shared a few of them. I have also seen my cats react to them. I could write a book.

by Anonymousreply 128August 1, 2021 11:58 AM

R128 Thank you. I would love to hear more.

by Anonymousreply 129August 1, 2021 3:20 PM

R129, I've told many of the stories on Datalounge over the last couple of years. It's just a matter of finding them. At the moment I'm busy with something that I can't get away from, but later, I think I can find them, and I'll leave some links in a post on this thread.

by Anonymousreply 130August 1, 2021 5:06 PM

R129 I found this one, will look for more.

When a former partner of mine died, I arrived home from the hospital that night to find the clock he kept by the side of the bed had stopped at the precise time he died. About a month later, as I came out of the bedroom one morning, he was standing at the end of the hallway, wearing his favorite shirt. He was looking directly at me, with a little smirk that he often had when he was teasing me about something. Then, in an instant, he simply vanished. Now you see him, now you don't.

by Anonymousreply 131August 1, 2021 5:26 PM

[R131] You’re lucky, I wish I could see people after they go, but I don’t have those powers. My dad just died and I’m devastated. I want to see him once more because he went so suddenly. He had a heart attack.

by Anonymousreply 132August 1, 2021 8:12 PM

You are an obsession I cannot sleep I am your possession Unopened at your feet There's no balance No equality Be still I will not accept defeat I will have you Yes, I will have you I will find a way and I will have you Like a butterfly A wild butterfly I will collect you and capture you You are an obsession You're my obsession Who do you want me to be To make you sleep with me? You are an obsession You're my obsession Who do you want me to be To make you sleep with me? I feed you I drink you By day and by night I need you, I need you By sun or candlelight You protest You want to leave Stay Oh, there's no alternative Your face appears again I see the beauty there But I see danger Stranger beware A circumstance In your naked dreams Your affection is not what it seems You are an obsession You're my obsession Who do you want me to be To make you sleep with me? You are an obsession You're my obsession Who do you want me to be To make you sleep with me? My fantasies have turned to madness And all my goodness Has turned to badness My need to possess you Has consumed my soul My life is trembling I have no control I will have you Yes, I will have you I will find a way and I will have you Like a butterfly A wild butterfly I will collect you and capture you You are an obsession You're my obsession Who do you want me to be To make you sleep with me? You are an obsession You're my obsession Who do you want me to be To make you sleep with me? You are an obsession You're my obsession Who do you want me to be To make you sleep with me? You are an obsession You're my obsession Who do you want me to be To make you sleep with me? You are an obsession You're my obsession

by Anonymousreply 133August 2, 2021 2:28 AM

Saw Paul McCartney in concert at the Tacoma Dome. It sucked because of the million fans and the nose bleed seats. Had binoculars and still couldn't be sure it was him.

Obsessed with Sharon Tate(before), singing to music, gardening and animals.

by Anonymousreply 134August 2, 2021 4:44 AM

R132 My dad started showing up in my dreams a while after he died. Not right away though. In my dreams, he sometimes speaks and sometimes just stands there smoking a cigarette. Mostly he wants me to know he is okay. Everything is okay and not to worry so much. I treasure the dreams and they come and go. I hope your dad does the same for you. Be open to it.

by Anonymousreply 135August 2, 2021 5:29 AM

Star Wars. Used to buy a lot of Star Wars stuff. Lately I've been getting rid of some of it as I feel like I'm tired of so much "Stuff" but I will watch most Star Wars content that is out there. I still have my action figures and toys from the 1970's. Thought I would have a big house some day with a room to put it all in on display, but alas, here I am at 52 still renting a tiny 400 sq foot house so that's not ever happening. I'm going to sell most of them as some of them are worth $. I've reached the age where I'd rather have the money and more space. It will hurt to let them go, but at some point, one has to. I still remember how excited my grandmother was to give me the Millennium Falcon playset one Christmas. It was the best gift, ever.

by Anonymousreply 136August 2, 2021 5:39 AM

Huge Star Wars fan here, R136. I too like 70s and 80s Star Wars figures and toys.

by Anonymousreply 137August 2, 2021 5:42 AM

Nice, r137! My figures are all loose because back then, we played with our toys and had no idea they would be worth anything. I have several of the more popular ones though, including Boba Fett, Vader, Obi Wan and Chewbacca. I have what's left of an inflatable lightsaber, a Han Solo blaster from Empire, a sonic landspeeder, the falcon (complete with everything except the box), Dagobah playset, Tie Fighter and some of the old send away stuff like the Yoda backpack for Luke and the oxygen masks from Empire. The send away stuff was always fun to get in the mail. I remember going into Gemco and buying figures for $1. For awhile I was collecting all the Playskool mini figures stuff. Now, I am more inclined to keep my Gentle Giant statues as.

by Anonymousreply 138August 2, 2021 6:34 AM

they are nice collectables.

I hit enter too early!

by Anonymousreply 139August 2, 2021 6:35 AM

Making playlists

by Anonymousreply 140August 2, 2021 12:49 PM
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