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Tic Tac Boxes

Whiling away a spare 10 minutes or so, I got to thinking of uses for empty Tic Tac Boxes.
Yes, there are many, often repeated uses found on the Internet, but what about so far undocumented uses.
I came up with a few: Your starter for Ten.....
1) AAA x 3 storage
2) AA x 2 mini-Torch
3) Mobile Phone battery, spare or extra stored in Fridge
4) Mini Screws removed from old electronics
5) Small Drill bits
6) 9v Battery caps
7) Coin Cell Batteries in blister pack
8 ) gives me Cool !!
9) £1 coins (or others)
10) Sugar Sachets
11) Sweetener Sachets

I'm sure the collective wisdom of Forum users can come up with many more uses.
Any specific to the Orange Boxes ?
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The only two i can agree with are 4 & 5.
The rest sound like old man syndrome lol
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PlusComUK  you must have a very boring life to come up with ideas like that
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On the topic of reusing... old towels are excellent for wiping paint brushes out on with white spirit. If you're thorough enough then you get nearly all the paint out and the brush can live for an eternity!
I also use old plastic pots with lids to store the paint brushes inside with white spirit. That way the spirit doesn't evaporate very quickly and the paint brushes stay nice and usable.
What does everyone else do with their margarine tubs?  I use them for the cats water bowl - once dirty just empty and bin!
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I built an elephant scarer out of mine, and installed it in the back garden and it evidently works as to date I've not seen a single elephant.
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PlusComUK  you must have a very boring life to come up with ideas like that

Not at all !!
We are in Florida, at WDW at the moment, and whereas last year 12 of us ( inc U.S. Friends & Family) stayed in the same on-site Hotel, this year we split ourselves between 3 Disney Hotels, and whilst waiting for the Taxi to return us to our Hotel, there was a bit of down time...., away from computer, but with access to pen & paper.....
And buzzing with the excitement of the day, thoughts come into your head !!
Tic Tacs and uses for the empty boxes had been a topic of conversation over Dinner, amongst other more important things....
Hence.....
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lol  Cheesy
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I built an elephant scarer out of mine, and installed it in the back garden and it evidently works as to date I've not seen a single elephant.

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http://www.instructables.com/howto/tic-tac%20box/
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Yes, there are many, often repeated uses found on the Internet, but what about so far undocumented uses.

'nuff said... Grin
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They'd be great for storing laxative pills, even better if someone steals your 'Tic-Tacs'. Cheesy
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Which reminds me....Warning....never take Laxatives and Sleeping pills at the same time Lips are sealed
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I've got a mental picture in my head that really, really should not be there!
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Which reminds me....Warning....never take Laxatives and Sleeping pills at the same time Lips are sealed

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