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If you can't fix it with a hammer and a roll of duck tape, it's not worth fixing at all, my old mate said minutes before that nasty business with the hammer and a roll of duck tape. Tell us of McGyver-like repairs and whether they were a brilliant success or a health and safety nightmare.

(, Thu 10 Mar 2011, 11:58)
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DUCT TAPE.
IT'S. CALLED. DUCT. TAPE.

I don't know why people saying duck tape annoys me so much, but it does.

I once fixed a chillum with some blue tac. Do not try this at home kids. It turns out inhaling blue tac fumes makes you choke and be unable to breath for a good minute.
(, Fri 11 Mar 2011, 10:11, closed)
Actually "duck tape" came first
www.octanecreative.com/ducttape/duckvsduct.html
(, Fri 11 Mar 2011, 10:12, closed)
Hmmmm, a link to a company called duck tape's website,
and lo the website says duct tape was called duck tape first, oh, and by the way duck tape is the best brand on the market.

I call bullshit. It's called duct tape.
(, Fri 11 Mar 2011, 10:19, closed)
Well it's all called that now, aside from the specifically branded "Duck Tape"
but historically duck tape does precede duct tape
(, Fri 11 Mar 2011, 10:25, closed)
Just looked it up on wiki and they say it could be either way.
There used to be a thing called cotton duck tape to which adhesive could have been added, but then again the phrase duct tape could be a preservation of the original name, for doing duct work.

EDIT: Whatever came first doesn't really matter anyway, as it is now called Duct Tape. Language and names evolve, so duct tape is in fact correct.
(, Fri 11 Mar 2011, 13:16, closed)
Best toolbox ever:
Duct tape (to stick things together)
WD40 (to unstick things)
Big hammer (just 'cos)
(, Fri 11 Mar 2011, 10:13, closed)
^this
Plus a small pair of pliars to pull things out.
(, Fri 11 Mar 2011, 10:15, closed)
Blimey
between the two of you, you are only missing some cloro...cholro..sleeping juice...
(, Fri 11 Mar 2011, 10:19, closed)
Nah...
That's what the hammer's for - knock the fuckers in so far it doesn't matter :)
(, Fri 11 Mar 2011, 10:21, closed)
Forget pliers, mole grips are the way forward.

(, Fri 11 Mar 2011, 11:52, closed)
Why bother
when the wife has a perfectly good pair of scissors?
(, Fri 11 Mar 2011, 12:42, closed)
Also
good kit for murdering
(, Fri 11 Mar 2011, 10:19, closed)
Needs more hacksaw.

(, Fri 11 Mar 2011, 10:23, closed)
No it isn't.
www.octanecreative.com/ducttape/duckvsduct.html
(, Fri 11 Mar 2011, 10:45, closed)
*blinks*

(, Fri 11 Mar 2011, 10:46, closed)
I can't see yours because I have you on ignore for being an awful bullytroll.

(, Fri 11 Mar 2011, 10:50, closed)
Ah that makes sense
I shall ignore you in return
(, Fri 11 Mar 2011, 10:53, closed)
I just accidentally both of you, is this bad?

(, Fri 11 Mar 2011, 10:54, closed)
Don't forget that the ignore button only works if you start a new thread telling everybody that you've ignored somebody.

(, Fri 11 Mar 2011, 10:55, closed)
Nah, sorry, that's wasted on me
I'm ignoring you, see. I can't read what you've posted, you terrible /talk troll.
(, Fri 11 Mar 2011, 10:56, closed)
I'm ignoring everyone
This is actually a blank page. Nobody bullytrolls me.
(, Fri 11 Mar 2011, 11:07, closed)
I don't even have a b3ta account.

(, Fri 11 Mar 2011, 11:27, closed)
any time soon now..
imma delete the internet!
(, Fri 11 Mar 2011, 11:50, closed)
but that's cool because..
most of it i've printed out over the last decades.
(, Fri 11 Mar 2011, 12:00, closed)
won't all the pages be stuck together though?

(, Fri 11 Mar 2011, 12:29, closed)
Once again a link to the website of a company that is called Duck Tape.
Hardly an impartial source of information, is it? I thought you lot were meant to be students, yet you seem incapable of researching something.

I just looked in the OED, and both are listed. It says duck tape may have come first, but there is no evidence for this.

So, it would seem that they are indeed synonyms, but people that say duck tape are cunty knob-fucks.

*The last comment is the view of the author, and does not reflect the views of this website*
(, Fri 11 Mar 2011, 13:23, closed)
Oh you flatterer!
I haven't been a student since 1993.
(, Fri 11 Mar 2011, 16:27, closed)
gaffa tape

(, Fri 11 Mar 2011, 11:40, closed)
Gaffer tape is like the force
It has a light side, and a dark side, and it holds the Universe together.
(, Fri 11 Mar 2011, 12:44, closed)
Gaffer tape
for the win.
(, Fri 11 Mar 2011, 15:03, closed)
^He's Right
everyone else is wrong....
(, Fri 11 Mar 2011, 13:28, closed)
Spelling Racist raises his veiny purple girl-fist of disdain
and rams it home deep into your pink cave of self righteous with the zesty force of..

wait for it..

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blu-Tack

AHHH innit

(Also, dear bachelor frogs, never use sieves you plucked from your tap in a chillum. These fuckers are rust-proofed or something with the nastiest of lung fucks as well.)
(, Fri 11 Mar 2011, 11:49, closed)
Slow clapping for the moron.
I have a roll of Duck Tape(TM) -- I know it's not "Duct Tape" or "fuct teipei" because it's fucking printed on the fucking box.
Now stop being a fucking imbecile and gaffer tape your fingers so you can't type.
(, Fri 11 Mar 2011, 18:22, closed)

I actually used some duct tape to fix a duct the other day. True story.
(, Mon 14 Mar 2011, 20:58, closed)

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