- n. Plural form of thumbtack.
“Mulder wants to believe that his unique perspective is good for something other than clipping out newspaper stories and posting them on the wall with thumbtacks, which is really lame “crazy guy” shorthand.”
“If you answered the Tennessee Titans to all of those, give yourself three flaming thumbtacks, which is what the Titans 'confusing logo has been comically dubbed.”
“(You can add text, tape and thumbtacks for special effect.)”
“Unlike keeping things on your desk where things may or may not fall off/behind/under/into Narnia, magnets and thumbtacks keep your papers in place.”
“A new video from American Rights at Work shows how Uncle Sam has wrapped his tyrannical hands around the throats of our nation's job creators and affixed his despotic thumbtacks to our freedom-loving break rooms' cork boards.”
“They were held in place by special (and to me, odd and wonderful) fasteners like decorative thumbtacks or upholstery tacks, but with a spiral nail that you kind of twisted and screwed in place, if that makes sense.”
“Use thumbtacks instead of push pins, and put the posters out of their reach.”
“Instead of attaching pictures to a wall with tape, thumbtacks, or something that will damage them when you decide to put other ones up, attach binder clips to the wall with small, low-damage nails.”
“The "dings" are MINOR -- holes in the corners from thumbtacks and creases from its original folding, but it has been stored rolled and will be shipped rolled.”
“Btw, this does not bode well for upcoming criminal investigation by this AG's office -- likely to take sledgehammers to thumbtacks the next few times.”
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