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I can remove labels without needing any products. Just slightly dampen the label and rub it off. I do it all the time.

Yeah the label is not really the problem, it's the glue. Often there's stubborn glue residue left behind. Label remover is just handy to have, it quickly dissolves glue and tape residue. And even ink from markers.
 
Yeah the label is not really the problem, it's the glue. Often there's stubborn glue residue left behind. Label remover is just handy to have, it quickly dissolves glue and tape residue. And even ink from markers.
This is spooky as I was just telling someone how to do this today. If you peel off the paper/plastic part of the label and then get some furniture spray polish, spray a good amount of it on the glue and leave it for 10-20 minutes then take a cloth and wipe the surface, the glue will likely just wipe away with barely any effort :)

With paper labels you can try soaking them with the furniture spray and with a little bit of elbow grease they will usually lift right off too! The plastic labels will only cooperate if you peel them off first with this method though :)
 
Some books:

American Buffalo - David Mamet
The Social Contract and Other Later Political Writings - Jean Jacques Rousseau (Cambridge)
The Discourses and Other Early Political Writings - Jean Jacques Rousseau (Cambridge)
Untimely Meditations - Friedrich Nietzsche (Cambridge)
Writings from the Late Notebooks - Friedrich Nietzsche (Cambridge)
 
I had to label panels for customers occasionally would make error or so had to remove label make new one did not want to effect coating system gloss for example.
 
get some furniture spray polish, spray a good amount of it on the glue and leave it for 10-20 minutes then take a cloth and wipe the surface, the glue will likely just wipe away with barely any effort

I Iike the label remover, I spray it on and wait 10 seconds and then I just wipe the glue and everything off. So it's a little faster. :)
 
I use rubbing alcohol and a cloth. It's cheap and always have some in the medicine cabinet anyway. Works good for residual sticky glues.

Last thing I bought was a pair of Agowoo hiking sandals.
Very comfortable and can be worn anytime in Florida.
 
I use rubbing alcohol and a cloth. It's cheap and always have some in the medicine cabinet anyway. Works good for residual sticky glues.

Last thing I bought was a pair of Agowoo hiking sandals.
Very comfortable and can be worn anytime in Florida.

I've always used rubbing alcohol, too, and didn't even know there is a product called "label remover".
 
didn't even know there is a product called "label remover".

That brand CRC have a product for every problem. :D

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There are other things that work as a glue remover, I just like the CRC label remover because it's fast and easy.
 
Two region free DVD players. It's really annoying having to buy these, but the video system here is called PAL/region 2. And I have a lot of DVDs on the American system, which is called NTSC/region 1. Region 1 does not work here on my regular region 2 DVD players. It's just annoying but at least I have a few region free players.
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Two region free DVD players. It's really annoying having to buy these, but the video system here is called PAL.
Australia is PAL too, but we have the advantage of being in Asia. We get a lot of cheap Chinese electronics here and as a general rule of thumb the cheap Chinese no name brands are better quality, support more formats, and have better features than the well known brands, and they are also region free.

Only people that want to project an image of wealth and prosperity buy the well known name brands here and the rest of us think they're idiots. :)
 
Australia is PAL too, but we have the advantage of being in Asia. We get a lot of cheap Chinese electronics here and as a general rule of thumb the cheap Chinese no name brands are better quality, support more formats, and have better features than the well known brands, and they are also region free.

Only people that want to project an image of wealth and prosperity buy the well known name brands here and the rest of us think they're idiots. :)
I am North American and I am jelly because my region hacked DVD player died a couple of years ago.
 
Australia is PAL too, but we have the advantage of being in Asia. We get a lot of cheap Chinese electronics here and as a general rule of thumb the cheap Chinese no name brands are better quality, support more formats, and have better features than the well known brands, and they are also region free.

Only people that want to project an image of wealth and prosperity buy the well known name brands here and the rest of us think they're idiots. :)

Never thought much about wealth and prosperity, but interestingly enough all my three DVD players still work, including my first progressive scan (480p) player I bought I think in 1998 when I still watched DVDs through a CRT. The DVD 1080p burner I have works ok...but it never played back prerecorded DVDs all that well. My main DVD 1080p connected to my home theater system still works great...purchased around 2010. All NTSC though.

I suspect there are any number of lesser known brand names that get the job done though. I mean the technology is so old it shouldn't be a surprise not to need to pay an arm and a leg for a decent player.
 
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My main DVD player is a Toshiba VCR combo. (I have a DTV set-top box at its input, should we ever want to record it to VHS, though I doubt we ever will.)

We use a Magnavox (CRT) TV/DVD combo as an expendable option during thunderstorms.
 
There’s a shop near where I live that still sells DVDs, CDs, and records in this age of Spotify, Netflix and streaming. Clearly they meet a demand.
 
Two region free DVD players. It's really annoying having to buy these, but the video system here is called PAL. And I have a lot of DVDs on the American system, which is called NTSC. NTSC does not work here on my regular PAL DVD players. It's just annoying but at least I have a few region free players.
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I didn't know region-free DVD players existed. I buy a lot of British DVDs, some of which aren't compatible with my American DVD player, so I always have to double-check the advertising or product specifications info for any new British DVDs to be sure they can be played in the US before I buy them.

I've been told that there is some code that can used to enable my American DVD player to play the British DVDs but I don't think that's true.
 
I didn't know region-free DVD players existed. I buy a lot of British DVDs, some of which aren't compatible with my American DVD player, so I always have to double-check the advertising or product specifications info for any new British DVDs to be sure they can be played in the US before I buy them.

I've been told that there is some code that can used to enable my American DVD player to play the British DVDs but I don't think that's true.

So we have the opposite problem, you have region 2 dvds but need region 1 and I have region 1 but need region 2. :)

Several DVD players do have 'secret' codes you can type in with the remote control to change region. If you google your dvd player brand and model, you might find some useful info if you are lucky.

I figured something out, when you plug in a dvd player or tv the first time, it asks you what country or region you are in and you have to choose from a list. Some dvd players have an option called "other" on that list. And when I chose that option, the dvd player became region free. But I don't know if that works on all of them. And it has to be done when it's new and unused.

Region free dvd players are a delight to have. :) So much easier. There are some region free players on Amazon you might be interested in. Then you can buy any DVD you want:

Examples
 
There’s a shop near where I live that still sells DVDs, CDs, and records in this age of Spotify, Netflix and streaming. Clearly they meet a demand.

Yeah I like DVDs because I own the DVDs and no one can change or mess with them. Everything you buy that you download, books, music and movies, is not your property and it can be changed or cancelled at any time by the corporations that 'sell' it. You don't own it, it's more like you are renting it.

 

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