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Post Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2007 4:09 pm 
 

Am currently tidying up some of my collection (by way of displacement activity  :D ).  At the moment I have a large amount of modules and gaming magazines stored upright (some bagged and boarded, some not), in boxes and on shelves.  

I have an option to store some of them in shallow plastic boxes - but they would have to lie flat. Say about 12 per box (so the pressure on the bottom ones would not be too great).  

Good idea?  

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NB: I am aware at the time of typing just how geeky this sounds  :oops:


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Post Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2007 4:23 pm 
 

Can you not turn the plastic boxes upright?

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Post Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2007 4:41 pm 
 

Good idea - they have chunky handles on the sides so it wouldn't work - but full marks for lateral thinking!!  :D


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Post Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2007 4:57 pm 
 

I find it tough to find boxes that fit magazines standing upright very well.  I usually end up using boxes that printer paper comes in and putting the magazines in with the spines up.

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Post Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2007 5:01 pm 
 

Dragon mags and boxsets I'd lay flat. Modules, I'd stand them up.

  


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Post Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2007 9:00 am 
 

If you laid your Dragons flat, wouldn't their covers bend around themselves in a curlique-like manner?


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Post Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2007 10:10 am 
 

grodog wrote:If you laid your Dragons flat, wouldn't their covers bend around themselves in a curlique-like manner?


You can alternate a few of them to even out the stack.

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Post Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2007 1:54 pm 
 

I'm from the store them upright school.  It's too easy to set something a wee bit heavy on a stack of boxes resulting in crushing damage.

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Post Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2007 2:12 pm 
 

You can alternate a few of them to even out the stack.


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Post Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2007 2:27 pm 
 

I just go to Wal-Mart (boo, hiss!) and get the little plastic magazine racks, slide some cardboard in on the sides to keep the gaps from hurting anything, and then stick the mags/modules in there, and stand them upright, on a bookshelf. But, I don't have anywhere near the number of what others do, so for me its a cheap and effective way.. and, I can still get to them (most of my collection is a "play collection") when, or if, I want to.


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