Paper Wallet?

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  1. newcastlefan

    newcastlefan גֵּרְשֹׁם VIP

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    I just saw a commercial for this:

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    $10 for a wallet made from these?


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    Fedex will give you all you want for free. All you have to do is fold and glue them.
     
  2. Gomez

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    yes but the molecular bonding is different
     
  3. newcastlefan

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    to be called tyvek it has to be polyethylene fibers and it has to be bonded only by heat and pressure otherwise it can't be called tyvek. if the molecules are different then it's a patent violation to call it tyvek. you would think Dupont or whoever owns it now, would be upset.
     
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    I have one.:jj: There was a thread about a service called "Something" or something close to that. :scratch:

    You send them 10 bucks and they send you - something.

    Some people got scarves or costume jewelry. A bunch of use got those wallets. :nocheer:

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    That one is specifically referred to as Tyvek. :dontknow:
     
  6. newcastlefan

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    its one of DuPont's best accidental discoveries. It's about the most resilient man-made "cloth" specifically because it doesn't depend upon an orderly structure. its just a mass of plastic fuzz pressed together under heat. they even make underwear out of it because they can and because it can be hosed off and be made just as clean as when it was new. doesn't even need to be dried.
     
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    Might Wallets now sell for $15 and are distributed in artsy card stores
     
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    I recently threw mine out. Worst $10 ever :facepalm:
     
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    my wallet is thin enough

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    :fail:

    Where's the weekend av? :pissed:
     
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    [video=youtube;9sz2HDRJkUQ]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9sz2HDRJkUQ[/video]
     
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    hey, i even left it up for your birthday last weekend
     
  13. acagirl98

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    I got the superman one :cheer:


    godson has it now, 10 fucking dollars :facepalm: