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#1 Post by Project-2501 » Fri Aug 06, 2010 7:13 pm

Really hard one here, when do you sacrifice big box sets for the sake of shelf space? I've had a mega rationalise of my collection and merged most of my 6/7 box singles sets into multi-disc cases. So far I've freed up about 130 new DVD box spaces. But I still have sets like Cowboy beebop, Planetes, Witch hunter robin and Eskaflowne sat taking up space. I just can't bring myself to unbox them! Maybe when I run out of room again.

Things like GiTS and Eva have obviously been left alone, they are sacred! The 7 silver boxes containing the platinum edition of Eva will never be touched :wnw:
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#2 Post by Old Git » Fri Aug 06, 2010 9:27 pm

Never compromise. Never surrender!

Fortunately not reached my limit yet. Do need to rearrange though.
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#3 Post by Project-2501 » Fri Aug 06, 2010 10:12 pm

I deboxed virus buster serge and Zone of enders :)
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#4 Post by BT » Fri Aug 06, 2010 11:16 pm

I've not had to do anything like this yet with DVDs. But if you free'd up 130 slots you must have loads. (I'm scared to count how many I have :lol:). Those new BEEz DVDs that comes with that little bit of paper are a pain to store though.

Not quite DVDs but, with my number of figures reaching the limit of my display case I've had to put a few back in boxes and put them on top of the display case. Can still see them and keeps them dust free :D.

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#5 Post by Project-2501 » Fri Aug 06, 2010 11:31 pm

Yeah, those beez cardboard boxes are not that hot.

my collection is about 900 actual discs and about 450 titles. I picked up a lot of series as singles 3-4 years ago and more recently as bundle deals from the likes of ADV and MVM as part of stock clearance sales.
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#6 Post by Nabeshin » Sat Aug 07, 2010 2:45 pm

*Jaw drops* Wow that's quite a collection.:wnw:

Mine not that big (certainly a hell of a lot smaller than yours), so I don't really have that problem when it comes to boxsets. CD's on the other hand...
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#7 Post by Project-2501 » Sat Aug 07, 2010 6:32 pm

It shocked me when I catalogued them all, it doesn't look that big.

Only got around 120 CDs. I mostly listen to the radio :)
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#8 Post by BT » Sun Aug 08, 2010 11:36 pm

I don't feel so guilty counting my DVDs now after reading that :lol:.

Well you own 120 more CDs than me. I've never bought a music CD, and all my old game CDs have been ripped and burned to DVD.

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#9 Post by Nabeshin » Wed Aug 11, 2010 10:18 pm

*Jaw drops again* Never bought a CD! :shock: Like ever?

I just can't imagine that, but then again I am music obsessed. I've got around 400 or so.
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