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Size of the HP Community
08-29-2022, 03:53 PM
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(08-29-2022 02:06 PM)Maximilian Hohmann Wrote:  NB: What is the definition of a collector anyway?
I tried to construct my definition and was pretty close to what mfleming was admonished for so I stopped right there :-)

Instead there's this short story from my favorite author, Karel ńĆapek, about how collectors tick. Found it online, it's "Chintamani and Birds" in this book (pages 230-240). If you have five minutes, give it a try. It's about hundred years old but people are still the same, aren't they? If you find a bit of yourself in the story then I think you are a collector!
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Size of the HP Community - johnb - 08-28-2022, 04:27 PM
RE: Size of the HP Community - mfleming - 08-28-2022, 09:00 PM
RE: Size of the HP Community - vaklaff - 08-29-2022 03:53 PM
RE: Size of the HP Community - mfleming - 08-29-2022, 04:36 PM
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