Consider pockets, purses, backpacks, totes, and clutches. They vary in their sizes, zipper approach, use of leather, and the extent to which sequins and rhinestones are involved.

But common to all is that they allow everybody to carry bizarre sentimental crap and not worry about strangers judging them for it.


There's the usual phone, wallet, keys that always make the cut. Subtle weaponry makes an appearance in the daily luggage a good amount of the time too.

But after those few unanimously valued items come the strange things from one's past and the shameless hobby equipment.

u/GertuCA asked, "What do you carry with you everywhere you go?"

Keeping the Cracks Away

Lip balm.

u/WrestlingWoman

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Really Hope This is Voluntary

small portrait of ho chi minh

u/bumford11

Never Leave Home Without It

A resting bitch face

u/yaycaffeine

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If For the Bottle Opener Alone...

Multi tool, despite the fact that it's low-key illegal always good to have handy

u/nikosampso

This is Extremely Heartwarming

This is really lame honestly, but I always bring blank cards with me and give them to people that I see that are having a hard day or that have helped me with something.

u/HiddenVixen95

In Case the Spark Fades

A love letter that my partner wrote for me early in our relationship.

u/loulou1980

Just Hope They're Observing the Belly Button Rule

Since the '03 blackout, a flashlight 🔦

u/EX250

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Sure Makes Me Feel Guilty

Earplugs.

Our hearing is more fragile than we think and it's very easy to get permanent damage resulting in tinnitus.

u/killerbass

Even Dads Were Teenagers Once

A ring my dad gave me when I was young and rebellious.

u/getoffredditnowyou

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Capture Everything

Camera and film.

u/LeicaM6guy



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