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Is there any good reason to use mini-cdr's?

Old 09-07-02, 09:08 PM
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Is there any good reason to use mini-cdr's?

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Old 09-07-02, 09:14 PM
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they draw attention and fit in a business card holder

negative reasons - less space, costs more
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I bought some just because they were cool looking & I needed to reach a certain $$ level in order to utilize a coupon. I have yet to use them, nor do I have a plan for them as of yet!

Stimulating the economy is the only excuse I have for this purchase!

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i use them to send my portfolio or sample flash files to potential clients. other than that i don't think i ever use them for anything.
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Old 09-08-02, 01:46 PM
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The only thing I could think of is the Sony Digital camera that uses them as storage.
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One problem with them is that you can't load them into a slot loading CD drive...
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But they are sooooo cute!
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Old 09-08-02, 10:30 PM
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Originally posted by UWSarge
One problem with them is that you can't load them into a slot loading CD drive...

3" cds work fine in my car stereo, actually ive never had a problem getting them to work anywhere.

I know of people that use them for releasing an EP for there band, it cuts down on packaging costs, and plus theyre so cute
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Old 09-08-02, 10:31 PM
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The main reason is, to me, the cool factor.

Also, though, more smuggleable if you have such a need. Get a credit card one, stick it in your shoe.
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For guys: it's cool.

For girls: it's cute.
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Old 09-09-02, 06:06 AM
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I don't use them regularly, but I have a 3" CDRW that's handy for carrying a few essential files with you. Usually I'll rip an album and bring it to work this way. Or put a couple of trailers and watch them during the day.
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I see no good reason to use these miniture, overpriced CD-R's.
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Old 09-09-02, 09:18 AM
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I would only use these if I had a device that required them. I've seen some Sony cameras that use them, and while I don't see that as being quite as dumb as using a 3.5" floppy, it still seems pretty dumb. If I wanted a smaller size mp3 player that uses CDs, I'd consider one that uses these.
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I'll go along with Hari - I use them to transfer stuff back & forth between work & home, or around town. It's rare that the files are large enough that I need a full CD, so a 3" re-writeable lets me just throw it in a shirt pocket & not worry about it.
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