Do You Keep the Extras of the Product

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  1. griffn29

    griffn29 Well-Known Member

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    When you buy the toy and open it, do you keep the packaging and/or instructions?





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    I keep instructions, and for deluxes I keep cardbacks.

    For more collectible things like MPs, Alternators, reissues, third party stuff, or special edition figures, I keep everything.
     
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    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    Packaging no unless I really like the packaging or the product was expensive. Instructions, yes, always. I have instructions for everything I have except second hand bought stuff that didn't come with them.
     
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    I keep it all since my collections new just in case I sell them it looks nicer
     
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    Instructions kept. Cut bubbles off cardbacks & chuck the bubbles. For Voyagers, I flatten the outter box. Everything else is given to the garbage man.
     
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    I keep basically everything. I try to leave part of the bubble on cards attached. I'm so neurotic I even keep all the little bands and ties.
     
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    I do the same. Lately I've been wondering why I keep the instructions, however. I never consult them again after the first time and they are starting to take up a lot of space. The deluxe cards are somewhat nice to keep though, and stack nicely.
     
  10. hoosierdaddy04

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    MP's, exclusives, Leader Class, HA's (not basics), G1 and 3rd party I keep everything. Everything else is just the instructions
     
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    the only boxes i keep are mp, 3rd party and rare items.THe newer items i just throw them away but do keep the instructions.
     
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    I keep instructions in a tin box, keep cardbacks (no bubbles), and really good sturdy boxes (Hegemon, Omega, etc) in the closet.
     
  13. Boy Blunder

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    So far, I've only kept instructions, though SDCC Rust in Peace Cliffjumper broke that tradition.

    I'll likely keep the G2 Bruticus box, too.
     
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    Almost the same. I keep all toys instructions and cardbacks of all carded toys.

    Some toys I keep the boxes, but I follow a random and unknown criteria of which box to keep and which to throw out. Most of them goes to garbage.
     
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    For boxes I'll normally keep everything, but for things on cards, I'll toss out the plastic bubble/insert & just keep the cardback/instructions/etc.
     
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    for my Figmas,Revoltechs and Playarts yes I keep the package.

    Transformers not so much.
     
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    I keep them in case I ever resell the figure.
     
  18. Mister Guy

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    I do the same, I keep everything, even the advertisement sheets that some figures have.

    In fact, today I had to bring all the packages from where I stored them, and it took me some time to organize them in a tight and neat tower of empty boxes.
     

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    of course the manuals keep it, and always the deluxe cards.. but the larger voyager and leader class figure boxes throws them away..
     
  20. LadyStarscream

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    Packaging takes up too much room. I have been saving cardbacks for now but am getting overwhelmed and even running out if room for those!

    Oh yeah and I keep the instructions too.
     

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