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Memorex: What Would Possess You?

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February 8, 2011

Dear Memorex:

What on earth would possess you to paint the surface of a blank CD black?!

Maybe you weren't aware: We (consumers) often use Sharpies to label our CDs.  Sharpies are black.  Black ink on a black surface doesn't work.  Memorex is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.  You're professionals.  You should know about the black Sharpie thing by now.

Don't let it happen again.  We're countin' on you.  Don't let us down.

 

Sincerely,
Jonas Maxwell

 

User Comments:
Bill Potts - Jun 10, 2011 05:57:48 — As long as you're mentioning Memorex's fiftieth anniversary, you should note that we're putting on an event in Silicon Valley on October 14 and 15. Memorex alumni can find out about it at http://memorexat50.org. (I hate Sharpies.)
M - Jul 22, 2014 10:24:20 — Um& use whiteout?
Jonas - Jul 23, 2014 11:46:39 — Can I write on Wite-out with a Sharpie?

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