To know the difference in Collecting vs hoarding you have to ask yourself … what is a hoarder? Here is a simple explanation, if you have any more than three items the same, you’re considered a collector. If you can’t get into any room in your house because of your “collection,” you’re considered a “HOARDER.”
Are you a hoarder or a collector?
Through all fairness, collectors collect a particular item of interest and maybe lots of the them, hoarders collect … anything and lots of it.
So, as you’re watching another episode of the American Pickers or if you’re a Canadian and watching the Canadian Pickers version, it must cross your mind at least once, where do Do they actually find these things in barns? Now don’t go beating yourself up over this, because through all likely hood, you do not have staff making phone calls like those dreaded telemarketers or people that their sole purpose in life is to follow up on leads, rumors of anything that’s just been remotely sitting around for a long time. Who knows, if you listen to some of those rumors you hear, you might be lucky enough to even find an old Harley Davidson Motorcycle hidden in a barn someplace. RUMORS.
“DO BARN FINDS START WITH … RUMORS”
That’s where the term “Barn finds“ come from. (LINK TO WIKIPEDIA)
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