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For some reason I keep my old Lego boxes (since the 1980s), and my son's old Lego packages. Because they are quite large, they take up a lot of space in my house, even if they are put one into another. I suppose I am not the only one (see this comment) who keeps them.

I actually don't know why I store them &emdash; maybe some psychological issue &emdash; but how can I effectively store old packages? And those of you who keep old boxes, do you ever display them, or browse them? Or do you just keep them?

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Hi Voitcus, have you seen this question: How do I keep LEGO boxes looking thier best for as long as possible? –  Zhaph - Ben Duguid Jul 9 '13 at 8:52
What do you mean in your last question with "return to your packaging"? –  Joubarc Jul 9 '13 at 8:55
@Joubarc just take it off the closet and watch :) But I'm sorry, I haven't found this in archive, so I will remove this question soon. –  Voitcus Jul 9 '13 at 8:58
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Well I used to keep mine as well. One thing I found very good was to take a razor or a box cutter and cut the front and backs off! this may seem obvious or defeat the purpose, but it made them easier to store. I would stack them all and slip them on a shelf or under my bed to keep them flat. This proved to be a very effective solution. Also, you could try to collapse them at the ends to have them take up less room as well.

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Well there is two ways the easy way to throw them into a bucket or you can first separate them into groups either by size,color,set,etc. than put each group of separated Lego's in some sort of container such as a bucket box or back. I think that a bucket is the best idea because it is more safe and can be put anywhere of size

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I was asking about packages (boxes), not bricks –  Voitcus Aug 1 '13 at 6:13
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