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What percentage of games do you keep? #115019
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I keep a fairly high percentage, only disposing of games I found unplayable or unlikeable.

Interested in whether people tend to collect the games or trade on.


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Re: What percentage of games do you keep? #115020
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Hello Peter

I tend to trade on unless I think they are something very special.....

Karen

ps - will you be joining us at Hamilton Halls on 24th?


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Re: What percentage of games do you keep? #115021
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Hello Karen,

I'm getting married on Saturday so don't think I'll be allowed out so soon!

How's the Megapoints game going?

Kind regards, Peter.


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Re: What percentage of games do you keep? #115022
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Quote:
Originally posted by Peter Smith:


I'm getting married on Saturday so don't think I'll be allowed out so soon!

rotfl Congratulations!!! So we'll be hearing from you around Christmas time??? rotfl

In answer to your question, I have kept all (probably around 50-60) except for Rhem and Cracking the Conspiracy. HATED those! I can't seem to part the others but I am getting to the point I need to.
Ana


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Re: What percentage of games do you keep? #115023
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Thanks Ana - I'll be back in Internet land the week after next but I can see weekends being busy for some time yet!


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Re: What percentage of games do you keep? #115024
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I trade everything!! I never replay games and as soon as I am done I list it for trade ... although I am considering hanging on to Zork:GI since I enjoyed it so much smile

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I'm very happy for you and I hope you have a wonderful honeymoon and many happy years together. She must be a very special lady.
Ana


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Re: What percentage of games do you keep? #115026
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Hi Peter - gosh I'd forgotten it was that soon!! Love and best wishes to both of you.

In answer to your question, the megapoints programming is finished, now being playtested.

Love
Karen


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Re: What percentage of games do you keep? #115027
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Umm I keep far too many lol I think theres only a handful of games I have traded way!!

Hope the weather is fine for Saturday Peter smile


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Re: What percentage of games do you keep? #115028
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Good topic! lol , that is about 32% of games that I've kept.

Now, if I can only find the time to play the 99 games on my "unplayed game" list!

Congrats on your upcoming wedding, Peter!! devil

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Congratulations on the upcoming grand event luck

I just started gaming and plan to keep the ones I liked/enjoyed and trade away the rest---I tend to be a collector----after all, I never know when I mihgt want to replay it--- blush )


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Congrats!!! smile

As for your questions, I tend to keep any games that I finished and felt that I sorta liked... but given very limited shelving, I'm trying to get rid of them... that and I realise I barely have time to play new games, let alone replay old ones frown

I've been going through my GTZ collection's list almost on a daily basis trying to decide which ones I want to keep and which ones to make available for trade frown

Each game that parts with me makes me wince...

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Dawn your 32% makes my "fairly high percentage" feel rather vague!

Shelving is a limitation for what I can keep too - and may become more of a limitation in the days that lie ahead!


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99.9%. When I find kids games, like Charlie Brown and the like, I will play them but after ward they go up for sale in my shop. All other games I keep.


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Re: What percentage of games do you keep? #115033
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I keep all of my games. I've got between70 and 80. Started to make a database for all my games, put down when I played them and other pertinent information. Along with like/dislike.
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Hi smile

I do tend to keep any games I enjoyed enough that I feel I would play them again some time - and to date I would say I have kept around 40% of all the games I have ever played laugh

And that's quite a few wink

All the best for your BIG DAY on Saturday !!!!

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Re: What percentage of games do you keep? #115035
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Dawn, your post has me humming "99 boxes of games on the wall". lol

Congrats, Peter, on the upcoming nuptials!

laugh Love, Jen laugh


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100%..............i just can't part with any of them........... whistle


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I currently have 141 games (about 95 are adventures). I traded one because it wasn't a Mac game, and I've given away 4 or 5 duplicates I've acquired. Otherwise, I like holding onto my games. I have a wall unit with 24 CD drawers, and most of my games are in there. The boxes are broken down and put into files with notes, receipts, hints, etc.

Best wishes, Peter!


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I have kept almost all of my games I have played since I started back in Nov 89,even some of those that have missing,broken or corrupted disks.I have shelves and closets full of games.Some game boxes I have had to throw away,keeping the disks, to make space.

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I keep almost everything. Some games I have duplicate copies of. And I keep the boxes too.

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I wrap the boxes in dustbin liners and put em in the cellar, they are safe down there. Last count, there were 8 bagsfull smile


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I've played 134 games and have kept 49 of them so this is 36%. Even if I don't think I will replay the game I keep it if I really enjoyed it. Otherwise I trade it for something else. I also realized that I own 215 games that I haven't played. So maybe a better question is what percentage of games that you own have you played?


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Gosh - please do NOT make that an official question... if you make me work it out, I'm sure it'll make me (and some people) feel very guilty.

Of course, it could be the first step in curing the BAAGS...

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Huh? Guilty because you don't keep them or because you do?

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