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#122287 - 05/06/03 05:21 AM Re: Game Boxes
walt Offline
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Registered: 04/12/03
Posts: 1819
Loc: Lincoln U.K.
Oh Dear.
I must be sad....all the King's quest and Broken Swords and Riven and Rama and Curse of Monkey Island on the Comp...playing at least 3 of them in tandam....And, I sit here reading about saving Game Box's, Thinks !! do I buy the Games because I like the Box's ?
Nah !
Me I would consider it sacrilage sp. to destroy or throw away a Box...all mine are stored in a spare Bedroom with a great big Ingersol padlock on the door...nobody's going to get at mine.
From a 70 year old game nut.
Quote...."I still look at and chase Girls...but can't for the life of me remember why."
" Walt " City of lincoln U.K.
If at first you dont suceed, deny you even tried.

#122288 - 05/07/03 03:27 PM Re: Game Boxes
JohnBoy Offline
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Registered: 05/04/02
Posts: 7754
Loc: Kentwood, Left my heart in New...
Love it when games come in dvd cases.
I Baag, Therefore I Am. Update: I Don't Baag Anymore, Therefore I Ain't! Update: I'm baaging again but just a little.

#122289 - 05/07/03 03:53 PM Re: Game Boxes
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Registered: 10/24/00
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Loc: southeast USA
I don't. There's nowhere to put your notes when you've finished the game. I like to keep everything about the game in the box.

#122290 - 05/08/03 06:34 AM Re: Game Boxes
Howard the Doc Offline
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Registered: 02/08/02
Posts: 368
Loc: Leesburg, Virginia
Originally posted by Ladybug:
when I buy a new game I put it in a 6 x 9 manila envelope along with the instructions. I label the envelopes and file them in alphabetical order.
Ladybug, we have medicine for that.

Actually, I'll try it first and if I empty my boxes of game boxes (with games if played, without if not) I'll let you know.

I guess this is genetic, I have boxes in the attic filled with my grown, married, moved-out son's old Japanese anime models unbuilt and in boxes. His wife will NOT let me bring them to their house. How uncivil.
Not only is the universe stranger than we imagine, it's stranger than we CAN imagine - J.B.S. Haldane
Games will get you through times of no money better than money will get you through times of no games.

#122291 - 05/08/03 07:44 AM Re: Game Boxes
Ladybug Offline
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Registered: 05/25/01
Posts: 644
Loc: New York
Hey Howard,

This is one disease I hope they never find a cure for. I'm already too far gone happydance

#122292 - 05/09/03 07:23 AM Re: Game Boxes
burpee Offline
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Registered: 12/14/00
Posts: 4516
Loc: North aurora IL

It's not so much the boxes that I want to save but the original packaging. I prefer the DVD style case (for space reasons) but only if that's the original packaging. For some twisted reason I want the game complete. Well, there is one reason...the games are easier to find in their boxes than looking at the tiny print on the side of a jewel case. At my age, that is smile

#122293 - 05/14/03 04:14 PM Re: Game Boxes
Salar of Myst Offline
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Registered: 12/06/02
Posts: 4216
Loc: Virginia's wetland dimension
Shorah smile

I only save my favourite game boxes, or especially pretty ones. I have a magazine holder full of them, flattened. Every so often I put change which one is at the end so I can see the art.

Maybe I should start a adventure game themed restaurant one day so I'd have a good excuse to show 'em all off lol

Anybody here ever pin boxes to the wall for decoration?

Salar laugh

#122294 - 05/14/03 04:47 PM Re: Game Boxes
gsd Offline
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Registered: 06/21/01
Posts: 85
Loc: Sacramento, Ca. USA
I've avoided this topic until now since I still have nightmares about ripping open the boxes of some now, rare, classics and tossing them. Really needed to attend BAAGS 101 before I ever bought a game. Oh well.

#122295 - 05/14/03 08:21 PM Re: Game Boxes
Coreoverload Offline
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Registered: 08/10/02
Posts: 1211
Actually if the games comes in a box not yet opened you can just leave it like that if you throw it away you will throw away the game too. laugh

#122296 - 05/14/03 08:55 PM Re: Game Boxes
Salar of Myst Offline
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Registered: 12/06/02
Posts: 4216
Loc: Virginia's wetland dimension
and just dream about playing it...


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