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  # 2376207 16-Dec-2019 12:07
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Depends if item has resale value.... once it has no value or I know Im not giving it up, the box generally goes.

 

Years ago, I had a large game collection, biffed all the boxes/cases.... I'm now kicking myself as some would be worth something if complete :(

 

 





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  # 2376226 16-Dec-2019 12:42
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I keep small boxes for reshipping things. I don't know why. I rarely sell anything though the boxes have come in handy more than once for sending things I have given away, so I guess it has some point. I just think every small box may come in handy for something one day. I also keep larger boxes, mainly because of inertia. I don't really know what to do with them but it's too much trouble to get rid of them so they just go in a corner of the storeroom. We have a lot of space, but we also have a lot of rubbish.

 

 





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  # 2376302 16-Dec-2019 14:11
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Scott3:

 

I am amused by the people keeping giant TV boxes. Space is super valuable in my house. No way I could justify storing a giant TV box for years for the small increase in resale value of a boxed TV. With the bigger TV's, they are easier to fit in a car without a box anyway.

 

 

I have my TV safe in it's box right now - primarily because I'm renovating, but because it rarely gets used it might not get taken out again.

 

 


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  # 2376370 16-Dec-2019 15:21
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This thread needs a poll.

I’m voting keep.

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  # 2377001 17-Dec-2019 13:27
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Nope.  Not a single one.  Large boxes get reused as weed matting, small ones recycled.





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  # 2377137 17-Dec-2019 16:32
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I used to keep everything "just in case" but realised one day just in case of what? after biffing everything away one December clean out I've started putting anything that can straight into the recycle bin and if its to big I wait till the end of the month and take them to the transfer station (not sure if it applies to all transfer stations but at my local there is no charge for using their large recycling dump bins) 

 

Dunno what it is now, but feels very satisfying to just get rid of these things 


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  # 2377173 17-Dec-2019 17:23
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boosacnoodle:

 

You can sell the Apple boxes on Trade Me. People pay circa $10~ for some reason.

 

 

 

 

Yes I have seen this often, people even ask dumb questions like is there a phone in the box :)

 

I keep TV boxes under the house, they are good if moving etc as someone stated before.


 
 
 
 


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  # 2377179 17-Dec-2019 17:50
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I keep all boxes of valuable stuff in case there is a return needed, then dump. Apple type stuff I keep for resale, its more saleable if ALL complete 


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  # 2381432 26-Dec-2019 10:51
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I keep the small boxes. For larger boxes, I will keep them for as long as the Warranty runs for.


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  # 2381440 26-Dec-2019 11:26
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Some boxes you just have to keep...

 

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  # 2381485 26-Dec-2019 16:02
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boosacnoodle:

You can sell the Apple boxes on Trade Me. People pay circa $10~ for some reason.



Yeah people seem to pay all kinds of things for that logo no idea why.

SirHumphreyAppleby:

Some boxes you just have to keep...


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Quality chinglish that.

I keep all boxes for as long as the warranty on the product is valid for or if it will help to move said product. Otherwise I bin it.

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