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Inappropriately placed non-removable stickers.

So I bought one of those mini-organizers for screws, nuts, bolts, cable enders, etc. and the company that made it put a huge sticker right over the front of it. Wouldn't you think that sticker, which covers up the entire face of the organizer so you can see what's inside each compartment, would be easily removable? Yes? No. I just spent 20 minutes in the kitchen sink scrubbing it down w/ hot water and peanut butter. Yes, peanut butter. Rub it on the sticker residue and the gunk comes off. The cheaper the peanut butter, the better. I used Jiff.


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"eanut butter removes labels from glass and plastic bottles better than anything does; with the exception of WD-40 spray, which can pit certain plastics. Real mayonnaise works too, in a pinch, but takes a little longer. Just spread peanut butter over the surface of the label, overlapping the edges. Wait at least 45 minutes and run hot water over the surface of the jar or bottle. The label usually slips off in one piece. [I seriously advise against the use of Chunky Peanut Butter for this purpose!]"

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