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Oct 22 2013
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How do I get rid of goo gone smell on my game?

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So about a week ago I got a new PS Vita game for my birthday, but I didn't want the GameStop sticker on it, so I peeled it off and used goo gone to get rid of the adhesive. A week later the case (and whatever game gets placed in the case) still reeks of goo gone. How do I get rid of the smell?
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Oct 22, 2013
I'd hang it outside to air out (remove the paper items and the game first)
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Oct 22, 2013

I believe its petroleum based so it's gonna take awhile to let the smell go away. Maybe take a paper towel with febreeze sprayed on it and a gentle wipe down may work.

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Oct 22, 2013
Rubbing alcohol.
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Oct 22, 2013

shoopdahoop wrote:
So about a week ago I got a new PS Vita game for my birthday, but I didn't want the GameStop sticker on it, so I peeled it off and used goo gone to get rid of the adhesive. A week later the case (and whatever game gets placed in the case) still reeks of goo gone. How do I get rid of the smell?

Don't put the game near your nose. Stop smelling the game and eventually the smell will go away.

 

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Stop playing Catherine.

RE-THINK SALAD


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Re: How do I get rid of goo gone smell on my game?

Oct 23, 2013

shoopdahoop wrote:
So about a week ago I got a new PS Vita game for my birthday, but I didn't want the GameStop sticker on it, so I peeled it off and used goo gone to get rid of the adhesive. A week later the case (and whatever game gets placed in the case) still reeks of goo gone. How do I get rid of the smell?

Windex or any store brand window cleaner always worked for me. 

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Oct 23, 2013
I'd find another means of storing your possession, maybe wash the case in tomato juice and hydrogen peroxide? Heard it works on skunk spray...
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