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54 uses for Binder clips
« on: Jun 28, 2012, 09:52 am »
I found this on Pinterest the other day and I found it very interesting what some people have used them for. 

http://www.buzzfeed.com/kevindanger/54-uses-for-binder-clips-that-will-change-your-lif-555z

so I pose this question what other interesting ways have you used binder clips for?

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Re: 54 uses for Binder clips
« Reply #1 on: Jun 28, 2012, 12:42 pm »
We're using the really massive jumbo-sized ones to dress our soft goods right now. No gator clips in sight and the two masking pieces won't stay together? Binder clips to the rescue!
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Re: 54 uses for Binder clips
« Reply #2 on: Jun 28, 2012, 03:28 pm »
I was really excited to post that I use mine for my cables and cords....but then I saw it was number 1 on their list. :(

But, it really does come in handy. My outlet is under my bed, and my bed is high, so I used to drop my cell phone charger all the time. It was annoying until I used a binder clip to clip it to the side of my headboard.

Works like a charm!
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Re: 54 uses for Binder clips
« Reply #3 on: Jun 28, 2012, 03:40 pm »
I use them to hold pieces of paper to other pieces of paper.

I'm such a rebel.  ;)

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Re: 54 uses for Binder clips
« Reply #4 on: Jun 28, 2012, 04:21 pm »
One time, my front-clasp bra split while I was working. Mini binder clip was the most useful thing in my purse, no joke.
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Re: 54 uses for Binder clips
« Reply #5 on: Jun 28, 2012, 04:36 pm »
One time, my front-clasp bra split while I was working. Mini binder clip was the most useful thing in my purse, no joke.

I wish I had thought of that! I've had this happen more times than I'd like to admit.
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Re: 54 uses for Binder clips
« Reply #6 on: Jun 28, 2012, 04:43 pm »
Lighting Gel Holders when your out of the real kind. Only works on certain units though. Paper clips too!

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Re: 54 uses for Binder clips
« Reply #7 on: Jun 28, 2012, 09:47 pm »
I use them as "Chip Clips."  Very handy for bags of chips, salads, etc.

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Re: 54 uses for Binder clips
« Reply #8 on: Jun 28, 2012, 10:07 pm »
Since my teen years, I have been a hat fanatic. I tend to have about 10-15 baseball caps in rotation at any given point in time. Binder clips either attached to a hanger, or screwed into a piece of 1x makes for a great hat rack.

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Re: 54 uses for Binder clips
« Reply #9 on: Jun 29, 2012, 04:01 pm »
I've used binder clips attached to a piece of cardboard to simulate a cue light box when learning to call a show.  Super nerdy?  Yes.  Super effective?  Absolutely.

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Re: 54 uses for Binder clips
« Reply #10 on: Jun 29, 2012, 11:27 pm »
Man, I thought I was unique when I was using medium binder clips to hold up my hair when hair ties and rubber bands were no where to be found.

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Re: 54 uses for Binder clips
« Reply #11 on: Jul 14, 2012, 12:29 pm »
I've used the large ones with tie-line to side stretch a cyc last minute.
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