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Old 09-12-2014, 11:51 PM   #261
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That's just it, I did use Goo Gone. I guess I didn't let it soak in long enough. You'll notice that there were actually two stickers, one on top of another. I should've been more careful.

You're right about those stickers. First and only time Goo Gone failed me.
You did?? Wow! Did you use a tool of some sort to remove the sticker? That never happened to me and I always use Goo Gone on my slips.

Yeah it looks like that price sticker is very, very old. And the older it gets, the tougher it is to remove it.
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Old 09-13-2014, 12:07 AM   #262
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You did?? Wow! Did you use a tool of some sort to remove the sticker? That never happened to me and I always use Goo Gone on my slips.

Yeah it looks like that price sticker is very, very old. And the older it gets, the tougher it is to remove it.
No tool, just slowly peeled off like normal. Again, I think I just didn't let it soak through both stickers. By the time I noticed what was happening, it was too late. I've been much more careful since.
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No tool, just slowly peeled off like normal. Again, I think I just didn't let it soak through both stickers. By the time I noticed what was happening, it was too late. I've been much more careful since.
Yeah maybe that would of helped. But you have to remember. Letting Goo Gone soak on the sticker too long will soften the slip and while removing the sticker with your fingernail will also cause damage to the slip. I've done that a few times
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Yeah maybe that would of helped. But you have to remember. Letting Goo Gone soak on the sticker too long will soften the slip and while removing the sticker with your fingernail will also cause damage to the slip. I've done that a few times
Still won't be perfect. I usually have a tiny indentation where I first peel the sticker back but it's definitely the right move. Let it soak on.
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Glad to see I'm not the only one annoyed by these stupid stickers!

I've stopped trying to get the Best Buy white ones off all together now. They seem to be the worst ones.
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WARNING!!!! velvet slipcovers a like Sons of Anarchy Season 5 just leave the stickers alone!!!!! Unbelievable I never learn
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Still won't be perfect. I usually have a tiny indentation where I first peel the sticker back but it's definitely the right move. Let it soak on.
I never said it will be perfect
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Old 10-05-2014, 08:17 PM   #268
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My life is complete: I peeled off a Best Buy pricing sticker IN ONE PIECE with no sticker residue left behind on my Icons slip for 28 Days Later...using nothing but my index finger, thumb, and about 90 seconds of slowly peeling it back.

The same cannot be said of my other purchases yesterday at Costco and Best Buy.

*grumbles as I gather paper towels and Goo Gone*
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Old 10-05-2014, 08:25 PM   #269
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OT But does amyone remember going to Costco in the late nineties and buying a DVD that would come in its own studio specific cardboard riser/stand. What happened to those excessive times!
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