I know a lot of you have much more massive storage spaces than I do, but I think how much we dedicate to various things says something about us.
Still pics: 15gb Its not a lot. Much of it is scanned from old pics of mine, and others Mrs. Maxx took with her Canon when the kids were growing up. We do have a Nikon digital SLR that Mrs. Maxx keeps to herself because she thinks she's the family photographer, even though she has no clue how the thing works.
Video: Zip. I really do need to get a couple of big drives and archive all the stuff I have on DVD's. A while back I went through all the VHS stuff of the kids and transfered it to DVD, its past time to get that to a more portable and secure backup. Junior probably doesn't want to know that I still have nearly every match he ever wrestled, as well as most of his freshman football games. Some good stuff there, but also some very embarrassing stuff
Music: This was the impetus for this thread. It crossed my mind to verify that my favorites really are what I thought they were. A quick survey showed 60+gb of music files, broken down as follows:
8gb Grateful Dead
2gb Airplane/Starship/Hot Tuna and other spinoffs.
1gb Rory Gallagher
Nothing else approached 1gb, although Hendrix, Doors, and The Rolling Stones had the next largest numbers.
Gee... ya think I grew up in the 60's? The only surprise to me was half a gig of Jimmy Buffett. That must be Mrs. Maxx's doing.
P.S. Yes, all of that stuff is bought and paid for legal, or free downloads from places like dead.net which is approved and sanctioned by the band.
P.P.S. One of the more important things, although not significant in space consumed is manuals and instruction sheets. Pretty much everything I have that requires instructions or a manual, I've either downloaded or scanned the documentation into the 'puter, so I can quickly find and access it from any screen in the house (or garage). Same goes for receipts, especially for auto parts, which often have lifetime warranties. In case you hadn't noticed, register receipts on thermal paper fade after a year or two.