Boxes! Keep them or throw them away?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Solrac333, Jun 16, 2009.

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Do you keep the boxes or throw them away?

  1. Keep them.

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  2. Throw them.

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  1. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    For those of you that open the package and display the figures, do you keep the boxes for later storage or for the art or do you just throw them away?
     
  2. iamamachine

    iamamachine colonyofcells

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    For higher resale price, it is better to keep the box.
    To preserve our environment that we depend on for life, it is better to recycle the boxes.
     
  3. Grimlock_13

    Grimlock_13 Reformed Geewunner

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    I keep cardbacks but not the boxes...unless they're special items (City Commander Armor, etc) or look awesome (Masterpieces).
     
  4. Ratchet2007

    Ratchet2007 Neither Here Nor There

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    I bin the boxes but starting with ROTF I started taking the front insert of the box out to keep
     
  5. Wheeljack_Prime

    Wheeljack_Prime Don't eat me

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    I keep cardbacks

    In regards to boxes, I keep the back and frontal art and throw the rest away.
     
  6. ORIO

    ORIO Plant-Based Bot Super Mod News Staff

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    I used to keep boxes but they seriously clog up space. In the trash they go.
     
  7. Bumblethumper

    Bumblethumper old misery guts

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    If you like em keep em, if you don't don't.

    It all depends on how much storage space you have.
     
  8. Autobot Burnout

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    I keep all the packaging and store it in boxes, all the twist ties, too, in case I ever need to repack them if I move out of my house (although I don't have stuff beyond the early movie, as that's when I started collecting again after Energon lost me.) I also have most of the instructions for all the figure's I've bought (even my Armada Hot Shot)
     
  9. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    I think I'm at that point. I will keep my Henkei boxes though.
     
  10. megatron10824

    megatron10824 taghdhjk

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    i keep them in my attic for higher resale value even though im not planning on selling my collection and i like to occaissionaly look at the box art
     
  11. Starscream2008

    Starscream2008 Megatron sucks!

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    I used to keep boxes too, but they do take up way too much space. Now they go to the recycling bins, except for a few of the rarer pieces if decide to resell them later. Otherwise, bye bye.
     
  12. StarSaber79

    StarSaber79 Banned

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    I toss them out unless then are Henkei or any other Japanese line.
     
  13. thenatureboywoo

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    Throw/Recycle them. But I do keep the Mighty Mugg Boxes.
     
  14. ersico

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    chunk um........keep backboards...i don't know why though...and definitely keep instructions...unless the toy is something fancy like an exclusive or real hard to find...then i keep the box..ill be damned to throw my clear mirage box away.
     
  15. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    I keep the card backs and and the back of the boxes and bin the rest
     
  16. Th0r4z1n3

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    Ya need a 3rd option, I only keep the boxes from my imports & exclusives but throw away most of the other packaging. I don't ever plan on selling any of them but if I ever get jammed up and need some money I figure it will add to the value.
     
  17. Goaliebot

    Goaliebot All Makes and Models

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    Keep instructions, keep unique cardbacks (in Canada we often get the same cardback per wave), keep boxes but recycle all inside packing materials and only keep the folded flat boxes.

    I don't actually know why I keep them - sentimental reasons? I never intend to sell my collection, and packing-material-less folded up boxes wouldn't exactly help sell them in any case...
     
  18. Opticron Primal

    Opticron Primal Comin' up OOOs!

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    Unless it's really nice packaging, I recycle them.
     
  19. Ethereal

    Ethereal A Sad Flareon

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    They're usually going in the trash when I buy a new TF. No space to try and hold onto them :D 
     
  20. Andrew28b

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    I keep the boxes in case i need to move or something.
     

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