You know how it is; Slapped on the side of a souvenir, stuck to the bottom of a vase (vahze), you spot the sticker and start peeling it off with your fingers. But then it quickly tears and you are left holding the sad little scrap in your hand with the remaining bit stubbornly laughing at you.
So you start peeling again from the other side but alas, it’s no use. That darn little piece of sticky rips off too–leaving you stuck with a sticky square of sticky frustration.
That’s a lot of sticky.
That’s when it’s time to roll up the sleeves.
That’s right, folks.
It’s time to go Domestic MacGyver on it–wheeling out big guns like the edge of a credit card, nail polish remover, Windex, or even a hair dryer. Nothing is off limits as you fight for your right to give a non-sticky boxed action figure to your nephew (or boyfriend/husband/dad) for his birthday.
So you rub in oils and lotions, dig your fingernails in there, and finally–huffing and puffing like that poor little Rhino from Jumaji–, smear it all off. It only took a million years to do so, gumming up your fingers and causing a great deal of stress in the process.
That’s what makes that one time when that silly stubborn sticky tag rolls off in one, smooth peel so, well,