How long must I keep this crap

inside the box o’ cables, originally uploaded by flashlight.

Included in the box ‘o cables was the power adaptor to my circa 1992 PowerBook 150, a serial to palm cable for my 1996 Palm III, 5 ps2 to usb converters from various keyboards, 8 ethernet cables, 3 dvi to vga adaptors, 18 miles of speaker cable (not shown), and 4 “emergency” mice.