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Subject: Sticky spot
Date Posted: 11/5/2008 8:16 PM ET
Member Since: 1/7/2006
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I recieved a paperback book today with a large sticky, gummy spot on the cover--the kind you get when you peel off a sticker.  It's a little larger than twice the size of a quarter.  Should this be marked recieved with a problem, or is this okay?

Thanks!

Date Posted: 11/5/2008 8:17 PM ET
Member Since: 7/7/2007
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Navah--

A bit of Windex or Goo-Be-Gone or Magic Eraser should get rid of it.  It sounds like where a price sticker was removed; I'd say not RWP, but see what others feel.

Cheers,

Catt

Date Posted: 11/5/2008 8:27 PM ET
Member Since: 2/28/2007
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I agree with Catt - don't mark it RWAP.  Goo-gone is a wonderful product and will take it right off.

Date Posted: 11/5/2008 8:41 PM ET
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Got it!  I actually think we have some in the basement--the previous owners of our house left us a whole mess of useful stuff, like spare paint that matches our walls, and goo-gone!

I'm going to try it!

Date Posted: 11/6/2008 9:05 AM ET
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Just to follow up--I used goo-gone, and it worked great!  That stuff is miraculous.

Thanks for the suggestions, everyone!

Date Posted: 11/6/2008 9:53 AM ET
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Lol - my mind is obviously in the gutter because I opened this thinking it was an R-rated topic:P  I'm obviously spending too much time on the Love & Romance forum...  Anyhoo, I adore Goo Gone.  It's pretty much all I use to clean book covers.  Great for icky sticky former library books with lots of stickers & sticker goo.