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    I bought some used games from a video store and they have written numbers on them in felt pen. Does anyone have any tips on getting it off?
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    I remember using a small bit of nail polish remover on a wad of soft tissues to get black marker off of the label side of a Gamecube disc. I was actually pretty amazed at how well it cut through the ink. You can't tell it was ever there now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TonyTheTiger View Post
    I remember using a small bit of nail polish remover on a wad of soft tissues to get black marker off of the label side of a Gamecube disc. I was actually pretty amazed at how well it cut through the ink. You can't tell it was ever there now.
    Careful, nail polish remover is acetone, which can also remove the sheen off of plastics.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Frankie_Says_Relax View Post
    Careful, nail polish remover is acetone, which can also remove the sheen off of plastics.
    Did not know that. Thanks for the heads up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scorch56 View Post
    This question has been asked MANY times.. 2 words.. "Orange Waterless" (Google it).
    Thanks, I'll pick this up tomorrow.

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