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Animatrix with the patch (of doom)

 
Old 06-03-03, 02:15 PM
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Animatrix with the patch (of doom)

I just picked up a copy of The Animatrix from Best Buy and it came with a silly little patch that looks like the cover of the case (not the kind that helps you quit smoking, mind you). Well, I got it home and opened it up and the patch fell off and left a gooey kind of residue on the case. I managed to get some of it off with a damp cloth, but there's still a lot on there. Any suggestions of how to get the rest of this off?

Beware the patch!
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Old 06-03-03, 02:21 PM
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Try using WD40 that should work
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Goo-gone.
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Old 06-03-03, 02:34 PM
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Have you tried boiling it?
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what I would do woudl return it and get another one
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Since it is a snapper case would the Goo-Gone or WD40 ruin the cardboard?


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Originally posted by William Fuld
Have you tried boiling it?
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Originally posted by Johnny Zhivago
That wasn't meant to be a joke -- it works. Boil a pot of water and stick a DVD in. It also helps with minor scratches. Works like a charm.

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Old 06-03-03, 03:07 PM
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Originally posted by elise
That wasn't mean to be a joke -- it works. Boil a pot of water and stick a DVD in. It also helps with minor scratches. Works like a charm.
Yes, I know... But this thread is about the case > "Well, I got it home and opened it up and the patch fell off and left a gooey kind of residue on the case" < , not the DVD... Hence, the joke and the ... Or do we boil cases now too?

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I'm with Elise, boil the sucker.
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Originally posted by Johnny Zhivago
Or do we boil cases now too?
Absolutely. Inserts, too.

(Sorry, I wasn't sure what you were referring to. )
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Lighter Fluid works too.
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Take it back and either buy it somewhere else or tell them you want a patchless copy so you're case isn't damaged.

Alternatively you can lick it clean...
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Originally posted by elise
Absolutely. Inserts, too.
Mine didn't come with an insert?! Should it have one?




BTW, the gooey stuff with the patch is just that booger-like rubber cement they often use. It's usually not a problem to just peel it off, and most (if not all) of the goo was on the security sticker on mine.
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Yup, it'll just rub off cleanly. It's the gummy stuff. *DON'T* use lighter fluid, etc. That WILL kill the cardboard case! (This isn't rocket science, y'know.)
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Your surely not gonna keep that stinkin' snapper for any significant amount of time anyway are you? If you were thinking about then you need to visit here.
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Boiling works but I found that putting it in a pressure cooker is best.
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Damn Keepcases. My case suffered from the patch stickiness as well. . .
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My patch was OK. No residue on my case.
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Originally posted by greatjedi
My patch was OK. No residue on my case.
OK I take it back. I double checked and I have residue.
Stupid Snappers!
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No visibly obvious patch residue on mine, however, am I the only one who has a difficult time removing the cd/dvd case when they are both in at the same time? Perhaps its a bit of patch residue inside the slipcase thingy....hmm....

Once I got the patch out, I put inside that little...umm...filler spot that's beneath where you put the cd inside of...it opens up, and I stuck the patch in there.
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No residue here.
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WD-40 is fine to use on a cardboard snapper, as long as you spray only a small amount onto a cloth and not directly on the case.

Rubbing alcohol also works well for removing sticky residue, but DO NOT use it on a snapper! It takes the ink right off like nothing.
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What the hell is the deal with the patch? What will they think of next....!!!

I got the sticky residue stickyness too.. I just wanted the movie, not some crap ruining my snapper case... Time to write and complain.
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My patch came off no problem. I actually didn't even know about the patch until I saw this thread. Left a little gunk and it came right up and left no residue.

Pretty ugly patch, not nearly as cool as the one that came with the Hellsing disc.
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