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Old 06-04-2015, 01:07 AM
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Only pull The ring on the neck through the knot halfway
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Old 31-05-2015, 02:24 PM
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I use rubber bands to tie them. Very easy to untie them But be careful to not tie it too tight. And if they can't be untied, use scissors and cut in the knot or just under the knot so they don't pop. The only disadvantage is you have to throw away the balloon .
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Old 02-06-2015, 02:27 AM
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I use rubber bands to tie them. Very easy to untie them But be careful to not tie it too tight. And if they can't be untied, use scissors and cut in the knot or just under the knot so they don't pop. The only disadvantage is you have to throw away the balloon .
Why not just (carefully) cut the rubberband itself? There's a risk of poking the balloon, but at least there's a chance of being able to keep it instead of just cutting the balloon itself.
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Old 16-06-2015, 06:06 PM
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Clips for the larger necks & half knots for 14" & smaller. Both allows deflation & use another time. Does anyone hot water shrink the deflated balloon? Have to dry it off with tissue paper then talc surface to stop sticking together.
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Old 17-08-2015, 08:16 PM
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I loop a rubber band through itself and tighten it around the neck of the balloon like a slipknot. When finished, I just loosen the rubber band and deflate without any harm
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Old 18-08-2015, 12:27 AM
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I used to do that, but I couldn't get the elastic tight enough so air would leak, and sometimes the neck would get all crumpled up and stick to itself. I've been using clips lately. Sometimes half knots.
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Old 30-01-2016, 02:44 AM
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Sometimes I will use a clip on my balloons or I cut the mouthpiece just a little and let the balloon just deflate slowly, I very very rarely bust my balloons , I don't like when my balloons pop
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Old 14-02-2016, 03:09 PM
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I just use a pair of nail scissors and snip by the knot. My wife, who isn't a looner btw taught me to do that. I've used this method hundreds of times and have never had a balloon pop or any issues! Doesn't matter if they are under or over inflated either!
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Old 23-02-2016, 05:56 AM
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Half knot...always the half knot
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Old 23-12-2016, 10:19 PM
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I generally keep a couple of the nicer ones in the wardrobe, the rest I snip the neck by the knot with scissors to deflate. I only get rid of my misprint collection quickly as I don't see the as so special in terms of my collection.
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