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Those who leave stickers on.....

Deadtrees

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I just can't understand why people, so many people leave stickers on whatever digital products they've bought.
What's the point of leaving "Windows Vista Certificated", "HD ready, ##ms super fast response time", "## Megapixel", "## inch LCD", etc. stickers?
Is it sort of fashion like leaving stickers on baseball caps?


 

vshah

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i never understood this. i always take the stickers off, my dad always leaves them on.
On something like a digital camera, they're going to fall off eventually anyway, and then you're left with an odd clean square on your camera.
 

mesthead21

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I just noticed i had one on my tv hah. I guess you could just forget about them.
 

MazerRackham

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I have a friend who also refuses to take ANY stickers off of anything he buys. It looks pretty ridiculous at times, especially on digicams.
 

Skeeedunt

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I leave on the nice thick logo ones, like the ones that come on laptops, but yeah the rest come right off. I usually have more fun peeling them off than I do using whatever I just bought.
 

Deadtrees

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Having some stickers on laptops, indeed, helps the look of it if those are well designed.
However, I just can't understand stickers on monitors. Especially those bright colorful stickers. Monitors are something you do really look at it and those damn stickers are just so annoying when it's there. Is it not?
 

mobobuff

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My rule is, you take off all stickers that come off easily. If taking them off means they leave a big sticky mark, you leave them on.
 

ForumMaster

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well i only have one product that has a sticker: my monitor. it has a tiny sticker that says environmently safe. it tiny and it doesn't bother me, so why take it off?
 

montypythizzle

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If they LOOK attractive and aren't bright and deter the look of the product I don't take them off.
There are some stickers that look right, and others that look.... like shit.
 
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yup, i know people who leave the plastic films on their mobile phone screens.... even though they make them harder to see. especially when they begin to peel it, then have 2nd thoughts and put it back...collecting bubbles in the process.

those screens are pretty damn more scratch resistant than you think.... i had my sony K800i in my pocket with my car keys and didnt get a scratch....still dont have a single scratch today and the phones nearly a year old and see's constant use.
 

LOUISSSSS

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Originally posted by: mobobuff
My rule is, you take off all stickers that come off easily. If taking them off means they leave a big sticky mark, you leave them on.
QFT
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hzl eyed grl

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I honestly never think about the stickers so they usually end up staying on. My mom is the sticker-picker. :D
 
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I have a camcorder from 1997 that still has a sticker that says 'Up to 5.5 Hours!" or something like that. It seemed impossibly hard to remove the last time I checked.

yup, i know people who leave the plastic films on their mobile phone screens
I do think that is pretty stupid.

And oh, I know people who leave the plastic covers (on the seats) on for literally MONTHS after they buy a new car. What's the point of getting a fully-loaded car with plush seats...and leaving the plastic on for 6 months? :confused:
 

0roo0roo

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depends how easy it is to take off and how ugly it is.
many just look fine, not worth trouble to take off.
 
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Originally posted by: theprodigalrebel
I have a camcorder from 1997 that still has a sticker that says 'Up to 5.5 Hours!" or something like that. It seemed impossibly hard to remove the last time I checked.

yup, i know people who leave the plastic films on their mobile phone screens
I do think that is pretty stupid.

And oh, I know people who leave the plastic covers (on the seats) on for literally MONTHS after they buy a new car. What's the point of getting a fully-loaded car with plush seats...and leaving the plastic on for 6 months? :confused:
lol

we used to have a penine folding camper.... one of those things where the bottom half is a caravan, the top half is a tent.

slept 6, had a fridge, oven, toilet, hot/cold running water, sink, lighting everything.

but my dad never ever took the cellophane/plastic sheath off of the carpet on the floor. this did help in a way though, because when we sold it we got a alot of our money back (it cost £8000, sold for nearly £6000) because it was practically in new condition (had used it as much as we hoped) and the carpet was immaculate.
 

caivoma

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Meh, those stickers are always bugged me and i ended up peeled them off. I really hate stickers that left residue.
 

Skacer

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The clear stickers on the bottom of laptops or on LCD displays. I tear off every one I see.
 

dug777

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Originally posted by: dighn
why take them off? I don't care enough to do that.
:thumbsup:

Those who make threads whining about things like this confuse me :p

 

gwrober

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Originally posted by: dighn
why take them off? I don't care enough to do that.
Same here. I never really thought about it until this thread.

The screen protection and laptop plastics come off tho, but I consider those as part of the packaging....
 

Aikouka

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I never take the stickers off.... In fact, the stickers are still on my DLP that I bought 7-ish months ago. I may be obsessive compulsive, but I'm not OCD over stickers.
 

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