One thing that drives me nuts about Blu-Rays is that for some reason the packaging methodology causes the outer cellophane-like wrap to stick to the spine of disc case, so when you take it off, there is a messy residue all along the spine which looks terrible, because the spine is the part you see when the case is sitting on a shelf.

To prove I am not making this up, there is a discussion thread on this exact problem in a different forum with some proposed remedies which I have found not to work very well.

My questions are:

  1. why is this happening?
  2. how can I get the plastic residue off the spine of the case?

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  • @BrettFromLA Since you have a ton of rep and activity there, I'll take your word for it. – Napoleon Wilson Sep 19 '18 at 21:26
  • Subscribing to an online movie streaming service might well relieve you of this burden. Might cost less too?! ;) – Caius Jard Sep 21 '18 at 19:20
  • I wonder if this is region dependent - I have never seen this on any of my Blue-ray discs in the UK. – Rory Alsop Dec 10 '18 at 17:47

Not sure why that glue is so much stronger but Googone will definitely remove it with minimal effort.

  • Which Goo Gone product do you refer to? – Underverse Jan 12 at 12:42
  • 1
    Just the original Goo Gone is fine. – Laura Jan 29 at 21:16

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