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Old February 9th, 2008, 07:47 PM
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The "I can't cut a straight line" thread

I absolutely suck at cutting a straight line. If it's a cut shorter than the length of the scissor blades, it'll come out straight, but may be slanted.

Is there any solution to my problem other than have someone else do it for me?

I'm about to cut out the map for Zombie Plague, and would rather just fold the edges back than cut it out.

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Old February 9th, 2008, 07:48 PM
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Old February 9th, 2008, 07:52 PM
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How about this:

http://www.staples.com/webapp/wcs/st...&cmArea=SEARCH

You don't even need to buy one, just take your map to the Staples self-serve copy center and cut away.
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um... just cut it slowly?

I truly don't understand how cutting a straight line can be hard....

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Old February 9th, 2008, 09:09 PM
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metal rule/edge and a exacto...
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I have the same problem...

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Old February 9th, 2008, 09:37 PM
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metal rule/edge and a exacto...
Hmm... I'll have to try that.

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um... just cut it slowly?

I truly don't understand how cutting a straight line can be hard....
I envy your mastery of the scissors.

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Ah yea, the mat... looks at old computer desk in the junk room... definatly use the mat...
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I say cut slowly. If it ends up like this.....................




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