Arrggghhhhh, ruddy stickers!

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Re: Arrggghhhhh, ruddy stickers!

Post by Miketendo » Sat Jan 01, 2011 9:33 pm

IMO, that collection is a total ripoff.

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Re: Arrggghhhhh, ruddy stickers!

Post by Coxy » Mon Jan 03, 2011 2:19 pm

I haven't been inclined to buy the collection but I swear by warm water and talcum powder on cardboard or plastic. Do the best you can with the warm water and then rub talcum powder into the remaining mess as hard as you can (not hard enough to destroy the item obviously) and then continue to use warm water. Persevere and you should have excellent results.
Also talcum powder doesn't leave the smell of WD40 or white spirit either :D
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Re: Arrggghhhhh, ruddy stickers!

Post by F-zero » Tue Jan 04, 2011 5:16 am

drewbar wrote:
c0nfu53d wrote:It's abit late now but next time use a hairdryer on it and that heats the glue and you should be able to peel it off.
I second this. Works a treat.
Another recommendation, i've removed 20 year old tape with this method.

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Re: Arrggghhhhh, ruddy stickers!

Post by chewy » Tue Jan 04, 2011 5:22 am

Lighter fluid on plastics. Never try to remove stickers from cardboard boxes anymore, I have ruined the few that I attempted.

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Re: Arrggghhhhh, ruddy stickers!

Post by killbot » Tue Jan 04, 2011 10:44 am

When I bought Band Hero for the DS, HMV had put a massive sticker right around the cardboard box which was impossible to get off without tearing the box to shreds. I took it back and they exchanged it for another without a quibble.
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