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Title: NHC 2010 Bottle Label Ques.
Post by: ndcube on March 23, 2010, 12:55:25 PM
I got my bottles packed up to send off but then I got to thinking...

I scratched out a number I had written on the cap with marker so there wouldn't be any ink labeling.  Is the large black dot on my cap now considerd a label or am I being paranoid?
Title: Re: NHC 2010 Bottle Label Ques.
Post by: theDarkSide on March 23, 2010, 01:13:12 PM
Nah...they're fine.  The rules on the AHA site specifically say to use a permanent marker to cover up any markings on the cap.
Title: Re: NHC 2010 Bottle Label Ques.
Post by: ndcube on March 23, 2010, 01:28:18 PM
Ah.  Thanks.  I must have missed that.
Title: Re: NHC 2010 Bottle Label Ques.
Post by: Hokerer on March 23, 2010, 01:40:32 PM
Ah.  Thanks.  I must have missed that.

You can also just swipe an alcohol swab over the cap.  That takes off any of the Sharpie markings that I write on my caps and leaves the cap looking like new.
Title: Re: NHC 2010 Bottle Label Ques.
Post by: bluesman on March 23, 2010, 03:03:47 PM
Don't forget to use a rubberband...no taping allowed.
Title: Re: NHC 2010 Bottle Label Ques.
Post by: narvin on March 23, 2010, 03:14:29 PM
You'll be fine.  The Mr. Clean Magic Eraser also works wonders on any sharpie marks you may need to get rid of.
Title: Re: NHC 2010 Bottle Label Ques.
Post by: ndcube on March 23, 2010, 03:39:30 PM
Thanks guys.

Not sure why I didn't think to try alcohol (I new that stuff was good for something  ;D).  Not worth undoing my packaging at this point.  Gonna drop it off after work.
Title: Re: NHC 2010 Bottle Label Ques.
Post by: ndcube on March 23, 2010, 10:36:44 PM
...dropped my package off at a Fedex dropoff.  It was my first time using one of those locations.  The guy took it and chucked it into a post office style drop box.... empty from the sound of the clunk at the end of the 3 foot drop.

I imagine these packages see worse.  I have my fingers crossed.