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Old 05-17-03, 04:31 PM
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what to do when security stickers are stuck to the cover?

You've probably had this happen: you open a sealed DVD in a keepcase, only to see that the security sticker is stuck directly to the DVD cover, which for whatever reason has slipped out from under the clear sleeve. I've had this happen a few times and have been unable to remove the security sticker without tearing the cover no matter how much care I use in doing so.

Is there any way to remove the sticker without damaging the cover in this case?
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Old 05-17-03, 06:30 PM
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It's always too late before I notice I've ripped off part of the cover. I should look first, but it's true, what would you do even if you saw the cover protruding into the sticker? Not much I would imagine, other than returning it before opening and looking for an unstuck one.
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I got a first the other day. The security tab on the inside was actually partly stuck to the disc itself. It left some schmutz but the disc seemed to play find. Can't say I've seen that happen before.
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danol to the rescue again

Too bad your not on the complete junk mail list like I am, there are a number of companies selling a liquid to remove postage stamps or just anything else without ripping any covers. Do a search on that, I throw so many out I only keep the ones valuable to me. It comes in a roll on bottle and it neutralizes the glue for you to lift it off safely.


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Originally posted by Kevin M. Dean
I got a first the other day. The security tab on the inside was actually partly stuck to the disc itself. It left some schmutz but the disc seemed to play find. Can't say I've seen that happen before.
This happened to me too when I ordered the Mask of Zorro from Bigstar.com back in the day. The black tab was on side with movie art on it, not on the playing side. Thank goodness the disc wasn't double-sided.
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Originally posted by Variable697
Thank goodness the disc wasn't double-sided.
My disc was double-sided which was why I was quite upset.
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Old 05-19-03, 02:41 AM
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I use an airplane hijacking device, i mean a razor blade to get the security tags off my cases. havn't had any on the disc itself yet, if i got that i would return it.
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Why couldn't you return it, even if it's been opened? As long as you are doing an even exchange with the same movie, what's the problem? I just did an exchange for a bad insert (which was actually my fault in the end, but that's a long story) for the Criterion Collection version of Straw Dogs and got no static at all (from Best Buy.) I just said I had a problem with the DVD and they let me exchange it, no other questions asked.
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Don't spend the money for the sticker remover liquid. It's the same thing as zippo fluid. I have been using zippo fluid on my dvds for a while now and it works great.
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Don't spend the money for the sticker remover liquid. It's the same thing as zippo fluid. I have been using zippo fluid on my dvds for a while now and it works great.
How do you extract the fluid from the Zippo? I've been trying all night long!!!!!!!!!!???! I keep burning myself.
 
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Originally posted by boptothebeat
How do you extract the fluid from the Zippo? I've been trying all night long!!!!!!!!!!???! I keep burning myself.




Actually WD-40 works as well or better than anything else.
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