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yarb commented on the word swingline
Found written on the side of my stapler.
January 24, 2008
reesetee commented on the word swingline
Hmm...does it take Speedpoint staples?
Not recommended. On the bottom of the loading tray is engraved in capital letters: "use genuine #4 swingline 100% round wire staples for best performance."
Whereas mine says "Use Swingline Speedpoints or Standard Staples."
Yarb, I think we just created the most boring page on Wordie.
mollusque commented on the word swingline
Why do Swingline (and perhaps other) staplers have an anvil that one can rotate 180° to make the staple legs point out instead of bend in? Does anyone use this feature?
skipvia commented on the word swingline
You guys have really sunk to a new low here.
Hey--maybe we could start listing snack food ingredients! :-)
mmalone commented on the word swingline
mollusque: the anvil rotates so you can use the stapler for "pinning." For example, you could staple a piece of paper to a cork board... seems like a useful enough feature, is that what you were asking?
asativum commented on the word swingline
You know, that's what I always thought too. Then I realized that for pinning to a bulletin board, you don't need the anvil at all -- you just open the stapler wide and whack it.
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To be honest I just use any old staples in my swingline. Perhaps that explains the periodic poor performance?
Our work is done here, yarb. People are yawning and talking about different ways to use staples. Shall we move on to push pins?
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