[QUOTE=Hexavalent;1513627]I don't like to call it hoarding, preferring terms like "potential repurposing", "passive investments", and "preparedness"

+1. That was attitude/argument precisely - until I decided to downsize and move from the 'burbs (2200 square feet+) up to the university district (1000 square feet, give or take). Doing so has forced me to take a long hard look at the necessity of a lot of what I have accumulated over the years: furniture was sold/given away; books were donated to SFU; kitchen goods were given away to needy students; clothes to Goodwill; and my camera "collection" was...untouched!