Started by Catison, March 18, 2017, 11:30:45 AM
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Quote from: Catison on March 18, 2017, 11:30:45 AMI am downsizing and moving to another city. So I am getting rid of my whole collection. I have a lot of more modern things and movie soundtracks. If you live in Houston, I will be selling all of the CDs out of my home next weekend, but I will also be posting things here for sale. What doesn't sell will be donated.
Quote from: Scion7 on March 18, 2017, 06:33:56 PMMay I interject here - don't do anything you will regret later on - the time it took to collect/the expense - short term periods of change can make you do things that may cause long-term AAAAAUUUGGGGGG! WHAT WAS I THINKING?!?!?!
Quote from: Judge Fish on March 18, 2017, 06:01:31 PMDo you have the complete Villa-Lobos string quartets?
Quote from: Mirror Image on March 18, 2017, 05:03:33 PMYour whole collection? Yikes! How many CDs do you own?
Quote from: Jo498 on March 20, 2017, 12:18:04 AMIt facilitates a move.And radical downsizing apparently has some benefits for psychological well being for some people, therefore the recent "minimalism" trends. I tend to doubt that these effects are more than short term and while I am all in favor of criticism of the excesses of consumerism I am skeptical of minimalism as a fad. And a CD or Vinyl collection is not really comparable to having too many cheap H & M clothes or getting the newest electronic gadget ASAP. There are no classical recording sweatshops, for all I know, they don't really take up that much space etc.The other point that has prevented me from major culling/downsizing is that it is financially hardly worth the effort. When CDs were still quite expensive, 20-25 years ago, second-hand-shops would buy full price discs around a third of new price and sell them for 50-60%. But today with a used disc typically fetching a few cents to about 3-4 $/EUR, why bother?
Quote from: TheGSMoeller on March 18, 2017, 06:03:49 PMDo you live near The Woodlands?
Quote from: Thatfabulousalien on March 20, 2017, 08:18:50 PMDon't sell your CDs unless you're homeless
Quote from: Monsieur Croche on March 25, 2017, 01:55:28 AMRight, because with 2,500 of them, you could build yourself a shiny jewel-case shelter!
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