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I have an issue that sometimes cards in card protectors get stuck together. I was curious what can be done to prevent this from happening, and also what can be done to make them not be sticky.

Any ideas? Also, any idea why this happens?
 
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Have everyone wash their hands before playing, and ban food from the game table.

Oh wait, that's why you got sleeve protectors in the first place ;-)

Try resleeving games that get a lot of play in higher-quality sleeves -- penny sleeves are known to get tacky after a while.
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docreason wrote:
I have an issue that sometimes cards in card protectors get stuck together. I was curious what can be done to prevent this from happening, and also what can be done to make them not be sticky.

Any ideas? Also, any idea why this happens?


It happens because of dirty, sweaty hands.
You should laminate their hands.
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There are sleeves out there that have a matte backing. I used them when playing in a lot of M:tH tourneys and they NEVER got tacky. I used buy the ones that were covered in Japanese writing. Their the best sleeves I have ever owned. I still UsE the same sleeves I bought (from that brand) 6 years ago and still no stickiness.
 
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this happens to unsleeved cards too..i spread them on a towel, talc them and shuffle and they are briliant..i got this off my gran 40 years ago!
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jood wrote:
this happens to unsleeved cards too..i spread them on a towel, talc them and shuffle and they are briliant..i got this off my gran 40 years ago!


Unsleeved cards also often benefit from being microwaved for 3 seconds, to drive of moisture. (Try this on an unimportant card first.)
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What about corn starch? Does that work to?

Anyhow I want sleeves but they are so damn expensive and I could really get Seth to run the Thunderstone code again (5+ packs = 25% off and free worldwide shipping. Need )
 
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Binipped wrote:
There are sleeves out there that have a matte backing. I used them when playing in a lot of M:tH tourneys and they NEVER got tacky. I used buy the ones that were covered in Japanese writing. Their the best sleeves I have ever owned. I still UsE the same sleeves I bought (from that brand) 6 years ago and still no stickiness.


If only they make real small ones. I am using them on For the Crown cards, which are 1/3 to 1/2 the regulars sized sleeves.
 
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