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How often do you dust/clean your collection?

Old 12-08-05, 07:01 PM
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How often do you dust/clean your collection?

i am anal about my collection, but lazy when it comes to cleaning. i mean there are just so damn many that it becomes cumbersome.

so...how often and what do you use?
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Old 12-08-05, 07:14 PM
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My collection is small and sweet. Couple that with a nice shelf and a glass door and I very rarely have to clean anything. Just a litte Windex and Pledge...
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Most of my titles are sealed in sleeves....and then I use a dust brush.

Done....clean.
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Old 12-08-05, 07:26 PM
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Once a week I clean my DVD racks and cases. It isn't too bad since I only have ~500.
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I don't like cleaning my house, nevermind my DVD collection.......so never
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Once or twice a year, I did one this summer and the holiday break is the next time I'll do it.
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Old 12-08-05, 09:08 PM
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I actually dust the shelf about once every two weeks.
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Old 12-08-05, 10:07 PM
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This is an easy one.

Never. Seriously. They tend not to get that dusty.
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Never, and I honestly have never noticed dust on my DVDs or shelves. Maybe my wife does it. I do notice her occasionaly getting in the way of TV while rubbing stuff down with a rag.
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Old 12-08-05, 10:25 PM
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I dust of my shelf (and the tops and spines of the DVDs on it) every week or two. Pretty much never take them all off and dust if that's what you mean.
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Old 12-08-05, 10:27 PM
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Never, I guess they have gotten a bit dusty, doesn't really bother me though.
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Old 12-09-05, 12:41 AM
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Never! Technically, it's not necessary to the clean exterior DVD cases. Other furniture, and glassware that's conspicuous with household debris, then yes I will clean, and polish them most frequently to beautify.
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Old 12-09-05, 12:50 AM
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NEVER! i watch around at least 3 a day so they are always on the mov(i)e HAHA
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^ get it?
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Old 12-09-05, 01:25 AM
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I dust off the DVDs when I pick one out to watch and notice that the top has collected a layer of dust. I do not dust the spine as they manage to stay clean. Guessing I would say once a month or so?
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Old 12-09-05, 01:37 AM
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When i pull a title off the shelf I will run my finger across the top to get rid of any dust. None on the spine of mine either.
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Old 12-09-05, 01:52 AM
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Originally Posted by DeputyDave
I do notice her occasionaly getting in the way of TV while rubbing stuff down with a rag.
Hahaha. Post of the month.

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Old 12-09-05, 08:27 AM
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I dont dust as often as I should. Probably about every month and a half to 2 months.
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Originally Posted by ilikebreakdowns
i watch around at least 3 a day
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Old 12-09-05, 08:45 AM
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NEVER. Occasionally I'll pull a title off, wipe it on the carpet and then put it back
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Originally Posted by ilikebreakdowns
NEVER! i watch around at least 3 a day so they are always on the mov(i)e HAHA
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Old 12-09-05, 11:25 AM
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Joe Swiffer! I use my Swiffer duster to take care of the tops of the DVDs and the shelves.
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Old 12-09-05, 11:53 AM
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Never ever. It's really just an aesthetic concern, right? My DVDs aren't really on display, so I have no reason to. Sure, when I take one out I will, but other than that, never.
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Old 12-09-05, 12:01 PM
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Take 2 minutes out of every week to give it a wipe down with a Swiffer. It's a pain sometimes, but it's OK. I spent a lot of money and a lot of time on it.
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