View Poll Results: What do you do with your Apple product box?
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Throw it away
- 05-24-2012, 11:45 PM #26
- 05-26-2012, 09:34 PM #27
smart people keep the packaging
Heck yes, I have all original boxes, packaging and receipts with duplicates for both mac pro's. In addition to that, I have always kept all original packaging/receipts for any phone I have purchased (as it's great if you need to exchange or ebay it).
- 05-26-2012, 11:56 PM #28
- 05-27-2012, 03:40 AM #29
- 05-27-2012, 06:49 AM #30
I usually keep all packaging for electronics except TV's, just always have in case I need to return, move it especially with audio equipment or sell as has happened numerous times with upgrading phones, iPad, etc. Without coming across too much as a Apple fan it is easy to keep the Apple packaging as it is designed so well with a minimum footprint with maximum protection.
- 05-27-2012, 12:47 PM #31
- 05-27-2012, 10:58 PM #32
- 05-28-2012, 06:34 AM #33iMore Newbie
- 21 Posts
I keep all the boxes, product packaging, accessories, and receipts for all the Apple products I own or anything else electronic I think is important (mostly everything that is important). Why? Because it makes it much easier to return (if needed) or pack up (if needed).
Scenario: Your PS3 breaks or XBOX360 gets "red rings of death". You call for warranty confirmation from Microsoft or Sony/Best Buy (if you use them for Geek Squad, etc) you pack it up nice and neat (because perception and presentation play a large part in reality - think about that one) and take it to the store for a return/exchange. It takes an extra couple of minutes both at your house and at the store to get a look at everything but it's worth it. The reps say "Looks like you took care of everything." "Man, you're PS3 is in great shape, what happened? Doesn't look like it was damaged." Things like this make your version of what happened more believable (not that it wouldn't be true) and a manufacturer's defect or whatever. Compared to the person that just lugs in all their crap haphazardly, wires falling all over the place, nasty dirty piece of equipment, lays it on the countertop and says: "This is broken, I want a return/exchange." They don't have anything with them, not even the receipt. Pain in the *** for the store, pain in the *** for you.
I've seen it happen and it's ridiculous. Anyway...
- 05-28-2012, 07:18 AM #34
- 05-28-2012, 08:52 AM #35iPhone Nanite
- 4 Posts
I still have my iPhone box, the only reason I got rid of my iPod 4 box was that it was sitting on my bedroom floor and somehow got cracked several dozen times, so it wasn't worth keeping it... Besides I no longer have the iPod I generally keep them, they are beautiful.
- 05-28-2012, 03:21 PM #36
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- 05-29-2012, 08:23 PM #38
- 05-29-2012, 10:08 PM #39
- 05-30-2012, 06:21 AM #41
I still have all the iPhone boxes that we still use. I keep them for resale value and still have every Apple sticker that has ever came with any of my products. I even have my MBA box with all packaging stored just like the iPhone boxes. Just a pet peeve I guess.
- 05-30-2012, 06:38 AM #42
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- 05-30-2012, 09:59 AM #46
- 06-01-2012, 10:11 AM #47
I keep all my boxes from my Apple products (iPhone, iPad, Mac, Magic Mouse, etc...) and I keep the receipt inside of the boxes. I'm glad to see I'm not the only one doing so. My wife ask me all the time why, and I have no explanation other than becuase I want too. What's stranger is I actually enjoy looking at them as they are all lined up on a self in my computer room by box size. Sometimes I open them to re-live the magic from the day I bought the device, LOL. I guess I'm strange.
- 06-01-2012, 03:05 PM #48
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- 05-19-2014, 07:47 AM #50