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  1. #1
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    Default Alternative to Goo Gone?!

    I have a plastic measuring-cup thing that had the WORST STICKER EVER attached to it. The entire thing is now covered in sticky sticker goo, and the grocery store did not have Goo Gone, my usual go-to for stuff like this.

    Help! How do I get off the sticky?!
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    Lighter fluid will usually do it Just don't use near an open flame and wash well following!



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    W D 40, chap stick, or lotion with glycerin



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    I've heard of using spray polish. Ooh, wonder if show sheen would work?
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    Sometimes smearing some peanut butter on it will work.



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    Quote Originally Posted by kookicat View Post
    I've heard of using spray polish. Ooh, wonder if show sheen would work?
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    We usually do a soak in hot water and soap. Peels right off.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gainer View Post
    Sometimes smearing some peanut butter on it will work.
    Yep, peanut butter does a great job at getting sticker goo off of things. I think it's the oils in it. Whatever it is, it's a nice non-chemically way to get off sticker stickiness



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    Nail polish remover, the acetone kind.
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    You hve to be careful with plastic and acetone...

    Peanut butter sounds the safest and WD-40 seems a good bet to me!



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    I'd say some sort of oil and a scrub brush. Goo gone is really oily so that's my guess!
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    tea tree oil
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    Bestine (they sell it at Michaels in the glue aisle - it's a rubber cement solvent)



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    Thanks guys! I think I'll try peanut butter first...
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