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Old 04-14-2009, 09:43 AM
 
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This is a plastic core from one of those lint rollers. My daughter has four of them. It's about 6", appears to be sturdy and well made, and has a loop at on end. Can anyone suggest a good use for something like this? It just looks like it would be really handy for something, but I'm stumped.

So far, all I can imagine is coating it with peanut butter and bird seed and hanging it from a tree as a bird feeder. But I'll bet you guys can come up with something better than that.
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Old 04-14-2009, 10:05 AM
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You could put tape on it (sticky side out) and re use it as it was ment as...the other thought I had (from just looking at the picture) was a bird feeder also....

I'll keep thinking.....
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Old 04-14-2009, 10:08 AM
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Oh, oh....you could put sandpaper around it and have a handy sander...or an old sock and have a duster.....
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Old 04-14-2009, 10:11 AM
 
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If you've got any kids around, they would love to use those as paint rollers in their artwork.
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Old 04-14-2009, 05:16 PM
 
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You could take one of those and a empty gift paper wrapping roll. Put the end of the gift paper wrapping roll onto the end of the empty lint roll. This would be a good Star War light saber. You could save them up and if you have kids have a project at a birthday party. They could all paint their gift paper roll a color they want (you could get neon paints) then make their own light saber. Kids would think it is really cool.
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Old 04-14-2009, 06:30 PM
 
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"Ribbed, for her pleasure."
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Old 04-14-2009, 06:53 PM
 
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Electrify them with a lamp fixture, then make Japanese Lanterns out of them, they already have a hook to hang them from.
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Old 04-14-2009, 07:00 PM
 
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I suppose if you were into knitting you could always use them to organize your loose yarn.

You could also use them for kite string.
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Old 04-14-2009, 11:09 PM
 
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Let me see, how about CHIMES. Let me see, how about abstract art. Let me see, how about garden markers. Let me see, how about whatever..............
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Old 04-14-2009, 11:34 PM
 
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sock darners and something you can wrap Christmas lights around for storage
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