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Duct Tape Prank Goes Too Far

Duct Tape Prank Goes Too Far

A new prank using duct tape has led to serious injuries for a California motorcyclist and it points to a type of prank that can quickly turn deadly. The pranksters stretched clear duct tape across a busy urban thoroughfare and the cyclist became entangled when he was unable to see the tape in the dark. […]

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Pink Duct Tape Makes Woman See Red

Pink Duct Tape Makes Woman See Red

In an incident that clearly has nothing to do with making prom dresses from duct tape, a Seattle woman was arrested after a bizarre incident in a local bar. The bartender called police after a woman began removing her clothes and covering herself with pink duct tape. After a chase ensued, at least one officer […]

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Rollin’, Rollin’, Rollin’  Keep That Duct Tape Rollin’

Rollin’, Rollin’, Rollin’ Keep That Duct Tape Rollin’

Reno, Nevada police warned motorists to be aware of auto repair scammers who pretend to repair a car, but actually just cover up damage with duct tape. Here’s the story of a recent arrest of two Nevada men. Tapenews.com is your source for “all the news that’s fit to stick”. Send us your interesting tape […]

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Toothpaste Leaking?  Better Not Patch It With Duct Tape

Toothpaste Leaking? Better Not Patch It With Duct Tape

Police chose to evacuate JFK Airport yesterday after they found an unattended package that raised their suspicions. It turns out that the what the bomb squad was called in to “defuse” was tube of toothpaste wrapped in duct tape. Tapenews.com is your source for “all the news that’s fit to stick”. Send us your interesting […]

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This Gaffers Tape Use Is Definitely “Unapproved”

This Gaffers Tape Use Is Definitely “Unapproved”

Lots of public facilities require that any tape used in their buildings be gaffers tape, since it can be removed from floors and walls without damaging finishes or leaving sticky residue. This use, in a Melbourne, Australia hospital, is definitely not approved. Apparently gaffers tape was used to cover up the detector in smoke alarms […]

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Could Duct Tape Foil NC’s House Bill 34

Could Duct Tape Foil NC’s House Bill 34

While proclaiming “duct tape fixes everything”, North Carolina representative Tim Moore surmised that women could get around the bill that proposes making the baring of a woman’s breast a crime by covering up with a patch of duct tape. The bill would make exposing one’s “private parts” a felony. If the law ever passes, this […]

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Apparently, You CAN see through Duct Tape

Apparently, You CAN see through Duct Tape

Corona, NY police report the arrest of a shop lifter who attempted to conceal items by placing them in a shopping bag lined with duct tape. Apparently the thief was under the impression that duct tape could be used to defeat the security sensors attached to many retail items. Read the story here. Tapenews.com is […]

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Duct Tape Diapers and Drug Smuggling

Duct Tape Diapers and Drug Smuggling

Two women were caught trying to smuggle more than three kilos of cocaine in duct tape diapers at JFK Airport in New York. Agents were suspicious of the women when they noticed them “walking funny.” Read more about it here.   Tapenews.com is your source for “all the news that’s fit to stick”. Send us […]

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Cat Forced To Take “Perp Walk”

Cat Forced To Take “Perp Walk”

Brazilian authorities “arrested” a cat they caught smuggling contraband into a local jail.  The cat was apprehended passing through the prison gates wtih drill bits, files and a mobile phone charger gaffer taped to its body. Tapenews.com is your source for “all the news that’s fit to stick”. Send us your interesting tape news and […]

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At Home We Use Gaffers Tape-Less Adhesive Residue

At Home We Use Gaffers Tape-Less Adhesive Residue

When a Port Charlotte, FL mother learned that her daughter’s school bus driver had forced the children on her bus to tape each others’ mouths shut to keep them quiet, her response was “It breaks my heart.  She doesn’t get that sort of treatment at home”. The official spokesman for the school system’s response:  “It […]

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