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Old 12-25-2008, 06:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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How to remove Sharpie markings from a monitor!!!

Hey Gang....had the best Christmas ever with my 2 1/2 year old now being old enough to recognize what his gifts were as soon as they were opened....for a few hours it was GREAT! A little later on I thought the wife was giving him a bath and I was busy reading some new books Santa got me....then I thought that it was too quiet....yep....went to the bedroom and the little tyke had gotten a silver Sharpie out....not one square inch of my new Santa brought 22" LG monitor did not have sqribling on it!!!! That, and the printer, desk, and alarm clock too! I went from near tears of joy to near tears of saddness. Well, it was fresh, should be easy to remove....tried Shout, Tide, Tide Stick, Windex....not a dent! Then it occured that something with alcohol might do the trick....got some crappy aftershave out and in a few minutes all markings were gone and NO damage to anything!

So....if someone takes a Sharpie to one of your items, remember this trick!

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Old 12-25-2008, 06:58 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Alcohol works great to remove it and is the recommended cleaner for LCD's as well, a quick read in the owners manual should tell you that.
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The aftershave was right here so it was the next choice. The other things are on hand, nut in the garage.
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WOW...what a blast from the past. The little tyke has never ever gotten into that much trouble since...now he's 3 1/2 and a little hard headed, but no damage!!!
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...now he's 2 1/2 and a little hard headed, but no damage!!!
...no damge to him or from him (ha,ha)?
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He went from being 2 1/2 to being 2 1/2 more than a year later. I wish I could age like that!
Thanks for catching that....I have edited it to the correct age!

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