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Old 12-08-09, 02:10 PM
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DVD plastic wrap that sticks to the spine of the case

This drives me crazy every time I pick up a new DVD and when I tear off the plastic wrap, some of it ends up sticking to the spine. Yesterday, I picked up Better Off Ted and Mental season 1 and both of them had this problem.

How do you guys go about removing the remnants of the plastic without damaging the case?
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Old 12-08-09, 02:51 PM
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Re: DVD plastic wrap that sticks to the spine of the case

I have no tips for dealing with this, but I, too, hate it!
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Old 12-08-09, 02:51 PM
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Re: DVD plastic wrap that sticks to the spine of the case

use "goo gone" it gets all the residue from the wrapping off very easily and efficiently without causing damage
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Re: DVD plastic wrap that sticks to the spine of the case

I hate this too. It happens to lots of my BD titles, especially Lionsgate ones. I usually scrape the spine with a razor, very carefully, to get it off.
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Re: DVD plastic wrap that sticks to the spine of the case

Originally Posted by KillerCannibal View Post
I usually scrape the spine with a razor, very carefully, to get it off.
I've done this too, works every time! GooGone only works if there are stickers on the case that leaves a sticky residue after you remove it.
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Re: DVD plastic wrap that sticks to the spine of the case

The heat from the seal usually ruins the case anyway, so I try to find one that is shrinked the opposite way, with the seal on the case opening. I guess they don't seal them this way as often, because it is easier to open & steal the disc.
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Old 12-08-09, 10:54 PM
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Re: DVD plastic wrap that sticks to the spine of the case

i think i have read mention of using a hair dryer?
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Re: DVD plastic wrap that sticks to the spine of the case

Originally Posted by hindolio View Post
i think i have read mention of using a hair dryer?
I thought that only worked on Outer Stickers?

I might have to try it though

Had this happen to me most recently with the new Silent Night, Deadly Night (3-Pack). Annoying as hell.
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Old 12-09-09, 01:22 PM
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Re: DVD plastic wrap that sticks to the spine of the case

I usually scratch it with my nails but I think I try the razor blade thing.
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Old 12-09-09, 07:40 PM
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I usually scratch it with my nails but I think I try the razor blade thing.
I do the same thing. It gets annoying but it needs to be done . Is there a reason why this happens??
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I sometimes get some scotch tape and press it on the leftover cellophane on the spine and wait a few moments and then peel it off with the scotch tape. It doesn't work perfectly but makes it acceptable. If I can't get the result I want, I'll replace the case.
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