Should I keep my boxes or just toss em?

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Re: Should I keep my boxes or just toss em?

Postby Wrudart » Wed Jan 23, 2019 11:57 am

If anybody has spare boxes they are not wanting to hold on to, i would suggest posting a list of what you have. many people, like myself, that collect in-box are often looking for replacement boxes. I had a flood destroy about 100 of my pop boxes and would love help replacing them
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Re: Should I keep my boxes or just toss em?

Postby D4nnym4n123 » Sat Feb 16, 2019 12:18 pm

I really want to see my pops displayed out of the box but don’t want their value to go down. I guess if I never sell it shouldn’t matter, right?
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Re: Should I keep my boxes or just toss em?

Postby rosevanngo » Sun Feb 24, 2019 11:08 pm

Just my two cents...but keep the boxes. I think anytime you have a chance to keep some original items even empty boxes keep them.

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Re: Should I keep my boxes or just toss em?

Postby Rantt » Sun Feb 24, 2019 11:28 pm

For me, I just keep the boxes first.
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Re: Should I keep my boxes or just toss em?

Postby Funko_Karina » Wed Feb 27, 2019 6:58 pm

Keep them!!!! They are nice displays on their own plus you can always fold them to reduce space.

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Re: Should I keep my boxes or just toss em?

Postby pampam » Wed Feb 27, 2019 7:00 pm

I'd keep the boxes and see if there's a way you can flatten them.

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Re: Should I keep my boxes or just toss em?

Postby lunarembrace » Wed Feb 27, 2019 7:26 pm

I toss everything. I did keep them for a while, but it got to the point where it was taking up too much space, and if I did ever need a box or wanted to organize, it was a pain in the butt.

Even my only Hikari is A/P, but I did at least save the card, just not the box! I did give away my older Disney boxes to someone who said it was worth the 5 hour drive to just collect the original Belle box. xD
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Re: Should I keep my boxes or just toss em?

Postby stevedawg85_funko » Thu Feb 28, 2019 1:18 am

break em down and put it in a closet somewhere if you can. it'll keep the value in case you decide to sell at a later point.

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Re: Should I keep my boxes or just toss em?

Postby binarykaos » Tue Mar 05, 2019 10:21 pm

MorbidGee wrote:I keep all boxes. For Hikari, pops, vynl any and all. I fold them down and store them in Rubbermaid containers. The inserts I just stack them inside each other and keep them in order then the boxes are stacked separate. To keep the boxes flat and ensure they don't unfold, I wrap paper around them and use tape on top of the paper to strengthen them like a band :)



Great tip with the paper! I have used this a couple of times and it really does help!
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Re: Should I keep my boxes or just toss em?

Postby Nemesis989 » Fri Mar 08, 2019 6:38 pm

D4nnym4n123 wrote:I really want to see my pops displayed out of the box but don’t want their value to go down. I guess if I never sell it shouldn’t matter, right?


I very very carefully open my pops using a ruler to pop the bottom flap, then I display the pop in front of its box, looks good!
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Re: Should I keep my boxes or just toss em?

Postby SanDiegoGal » Fri Mar 08, 2019 9:32 pm

That is a very good idea. Do you have photos to share?
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Re: Should I keep my boxes or just toss em?

Postby TenTwoSix » Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:32 pm

Keep them for sure!
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Re: Should I keep my boxes or just toss em?

Postby Delainer » Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:10 pm

kamakaziunicorn wrote:I want to display my Hikaris OOB, but I dont really want to keep huge empty boxes filling up my gameroom. Should I just toss em out?


Toss the boxes!
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Postby g3ohss » Tue Mar 19, 2019 4:25 pm

I would keep the box. Unless it’s really damaged.
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Re: Should I keep my boxes or just toss em?

Postby Shalee04 » Wed Mar 20, 2019 12:08 pm

Toss them, toss them. \:D/
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Re: Should I keep my boxes or just toss em?

Postby CaseyJones14 » Wed Mar 20, 2019 12:10 pm

I wonder how many people know this thread is in the Hikari section and not talking about Pop boxes... :-k
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Re: Should I keep my boxes or just toss em?

Postby Luckynala323 » Wed Mar 20, 2019 12:13 pm

I would say toss the Hikari boxes. I don't believe they will be as easy to store as the Pop boxes, which I do recommend flatting and saving.

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Postby mohawkjones » Wed Mar 20, 2019 1:21 pm

CaseyJones14 wrote:I wonder how many people know this thread is in the Hikari section and not talking about Pop boxes... :-k


Judging by the replies and the post count padders, not many. lol
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Re: Should I keep my boxes or just toss em?

Postby Mags » Wed Mar 20, 2019 3:40 pm

CaseyJones14 wrote:I wonder how many people know this thread is in the Hikari section and not talking about Pop boxes... :-k

Shhh, don't tell them! lol
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Postby AnyGivenFunko » Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:48 am

If you need to keep warm during the winter and you have a fireplace, I say use it as firewood. lol
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Re: Should I keep my boxes or just toss em?

Postby ditbu13oi » Thu Mar 21, 2019 2:34 pm

Keep them! You never know!
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Re: Should I keep my boxes or just toss em?

Postby D4nnym4n123 » Wed May 01, 2019 4:37 am

Nemesis989 wrote:
D4nnym4n123 wrote:I really want to see my pops displayed out of the box but don’t want their value to go down. I guess if I never sell it shouldn’t matter, right?


I very very carefully open my pops using a ruler to pop the bottom flap, then I display the pop in front of its box, looks good!

That's a good way to do that.
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Re: Should I keep my boxes or just toss em?

Postby conventiongeek » Wed May 01, 2019 10:25 am

I'm a pack rat... keep the boxes. You never know.

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Re: Should I keep my boxes or just toss em?

Postby nightbodega » Fri May 10, 2019 10:01 pm

D4nnym4n123 wrote:I really want to see my pops displayed out of the box but don’t want their value to go down. I guess if I never sell it shouldn’t matter, right?


Exactly. I don't think I'll sell mine. I only started buying the ones I really want.

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Re: Should I keep my boxes or just toss em?

Postby magicalme » Fri May 10, 2019 10:02 pm

There are plenty of people who are in box collectors looking for boxes in FB groups - you could probably offer them up there. Especially if there are any older vaulted pop boxes.
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Re: Should I keep my boxes or just toss em?

Postby BestDadEver » Sat May 11, 2019 2:46 am

I always keep my boxes. You just never know when you might need to move or give one away. Plus it looks good displayed with the box

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Postby Toys R Us Kid » Sat May 11, 2019 5:07 am

Shalee04 wrote:I am an OOB collector, but I still keep my pop boxes. The Dorbz boxes, those go in the recycling bin. I don't have room to keep those.. \:D/


Dorbz always get the short end of the stick lol
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Re: Should I keep my boxes or just toss em?

Postby Shalee04 » Sat May 11, 2019 11:26 am

Toys R Us Kid wrote:
Shalee04 wrote:I am an OOB collector, but I still keep my pop boxes. The Dorbz boxes, those go in the recycling bin. I don't have room to keep those.. \:D/


Dorbz always get the short end of the stick lol


I LOVE my Dorbz. But the boxes don't flatten as well as pop boxes and when you have as many as I do there is just no room to store empty Dorbz boxes. So yep into the recycling bin they went. :D :D
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Re: Should I keep my boxes or just toss em?

Postby Toys R Us Kid » Sat May 11, 2019 3:46 pm

Shalee04 wrote:
Toys R Us Kid wrote:
Shalee04 wrote:I am an OOB collector, but I still keep my pop boxes. The Dorbz boxes, those go in the recycling bin. I don't have room to keep those.. \:D/


Dorbz always get the short end of the stick lol


I LOVE my Dorbz. But the boxes don't flatten as well as pop boxes and when you have as many as I do there is just no room to store empty Dorbz boxes. So yep into the recycling bin they went. :D :D


Hahaha very true. I don’t blame you.
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Re: Should I keep my boxes or just toss em?

Postby FunkoMeansFun » Sun May 12, 2019 12:51 am

kamakaziunicorn wrote:I want to display my Hikaris OOB, but I dont really want to keep huge empty boxes filling up my gameroom. Should I just toss em out?


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Re: Should I keep my boxes or just toss em?

Postby Hawkeye_13 » Wed May 22, 2019 12:13 am

I keep mine but to each their own!

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Postby BigPhilV88 » Wed May 22, 2019 1:11 am

Glennh90 wrote:Maybe you can make a list of your boxes and post it here.
Guess you can make some people happy who have damaged boxes and such ;-)

I was going to suggest that too
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Re: Should I keep my boxes or just toss em?

Postby TheResidentEvil » Fri May 24, 2019 9:25 am

If you open and displaying, toss em out
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Re: Should I keep my boxes or just toss em?

Postby NCDS » Fri May 24, 2019 9:35 am

I take all my Hakari out that I plan to keep and throw away the boxes. The rest I eventually find good homes for.
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Re: Should I keep my boxes or just toss em?

Postby chucklora » Sat May 25, 2019 10:45 am

I'm all about oob for pop but oddly enough I like to display my hikari in their boxes. :bounce:
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Re: Should I keep my boxes or just toss em?

Postby supertoygiant » Sat May 25, 2019 10:58 am

I keep my boxes since the items stay in box and only toss them if damaged.
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