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If your like most of us computer geeks, you have amassed a significant amount of expensive software. My closet was full of old retail programs, games, screensavers, etc. Most of it was either superceded by new programs or bought on a whim and never opened. I decided to clean it all out and rather than sell it at a garage sale, I took it down to the local Goodwill and donated it as a charitable contribution. To estimate it's value, I subtracted varying percentages based on age and useability of each program. The result was a contribution of $500. It's not much, but every little bit helps.
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