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Re: All My CDs Marked down to $5.00
its also amazing that cassettes are still around while
mini disc didnt quite see the light of day!
i am still sentimentally hanging on to mines:-)
--- Paul Mimlitsch <email@example.com> wrote:
> Totally agree with the sentiment and personally pass
> things along as
> opposed to trashing them. The problem is still that
> any material
> purchase is going to wind up in a landfill
> eventually - whether the
> original purchaser puts it there or passes the
> responsibility on to
> someone else. Also, someone who may not be able to
> purchase a CD at
> $16 may be able to purchase the same full set of
> tunes for $9 from
> "iTunes" or at least the "hit of the day" for a lot
> less. How many
> times does one listen to a CD (album, vinyl etc.)
> before it goes to the
> shelf where it sits for years before getting another
> On Jul 31, 2006, at 1:18 PM, Krispen Hartung wrote:
> > Next to diapers, none of this matter. :)
> > Seriously, though, if anyone is generating a
> product that they are
> > certain will be trashed, then that seems a bit
> futile and wasteful.
> > But there are also a lot of folks who keep their
> CDs or albums for a
> > long time. And if they do get rid of them, they
> don't sell them, but
> > trade them in. I don't think I've ever thrown away
> a music CD. Has
> > anyone on the list thrown several music CDs away?
> You can at least
> > take them to a record store and trade them in, or
> donate them to a
> > charity...there are many people much more
> unfortuante that us that
> > can't afford to buy new CDs, and can't afford
> iPods or computers, but
> > might have an old CD payer or CD radio/boombox.
> They rely on being
> > able to get a used CD for $2 or getting them from
> a benefit.
> > I hope no one is throwing away music CDs. That's
> not very thoughtful.
> > Kris
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