Long Box Activism of the 80's
billk at nospam.com
Mon Dec 8 01:55:45 EST 2003
> Someone told me they recently saw those old CD boxes again in the
> stores. Like in Best Buy or something.
They occasionally have them in their "bargain" section. I've seen them
at Sam's Club, too - they'll sometimes stuff CD's in generic cardboard
longboxes so that they can stuff a whole ton of them in a bin up front.
And they always seem to pop up around Christmas when the stores open up
their box of unsold Christmas CD's from the previous year. There's a
store near me that I swear has put out the same longbox disc (I think
it's Amy Grant or someone along those lines) every year for the last six
> I once tried to cover a wall in room with them, but stopped
> halfway through.
I think I just jammed mine in my closet, figuring they might have some
"value". Hmm, I bet they're still at my parents' house. Might be time
to test that "value" theory.
Longbox memories: I always loved it when they shrinkwrapped the CD
inside the longbox, which itself was shrinkwrapped. God, I love
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