On 19 May 00, at 14:28, Noel Carroll wrote:
> > *wonders how many people have just broken open a gold CD*
> > The one I just broke wasn't liquid: The gold stuff is like a
> > thin foil.
> > Don't know where you got that idea...
> > /jer
> > *cleaning up myriad bits of sharp plastic off his desk - those little
> > feckers don't have disintegrate*
> Nah, I didn't fall for that one myself, mainly because some of my music CD's
> have gotten damaged because the silver foil has some off at times if they
> got scraped. The worste thing is that the coating is on the top, not in
> the middle so any type of scrape on the top completely bollixes them up.
Try bunging one in a microwave sometime - I recommend any silver/blue ones
you've turned into coasters or any old MSN/AOL/COMPUSERVE CD you happen to
have hanging around. Set it on low for about a minute or two, but keep
your hand poised above the emergency stop button just in case.
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