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Velcro Bubblewrap

Bubblewrap that sticks to itself
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{With encouragement from [8th_of_7]}

Simply Bubblewrap with a pattern of mushroom-shaped bumps which would fit in between the spaces left between bumps. With both surfaces similarly bumped, it should stick to itself!

csea, Jun 14 2011

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       [+] This would, of course, have to be double-sided as well.
FlyingToaster, Jun 14 2011
  

       Would make it easier to wrap items without recourse to sticky tape. [+]
8th of 7, Jun 15 2011
  

       I want to be velcro-bubble-wrapped with someone else+.
blissmiss, Jun 15 2011
  

       [0] Not sure this works, topologically speaking. Yes if there were only one mushroom on side A, it could squeeze in between four neighboring opposing mushrooms on side B. But if both sides are populated by shrooms equally spaced, I'm not sure you could squeeze all those suckers in there at once without violating some law of nature.
sqeaketh the wheel, Jun 15 2011
  

       [squeaketh] I'm fairly sure this does work if the materials are sufficiently compliant (air is quite compressible.) Kind of like a zipper. I'll look for a link.
csea, Jun 15 2011
  

       Cool. I wanted to vote twice on Lego bubble wrap but I'll settle on getting to vote on this as well.   

       Mushroom shapes will work depending on cap and stem diameters. Inverted pyramid shapes would work well too.   

       Rriiiiip....Pop
Rriiiiip....Pop
  

       The sound of a new addiction.
Ling, Jun 15 2011
  

       Wow. Great idea, totally patentable and might make millions of bucks.   

       Csea, just checked your profile to see what kind of guy comes up with a great idea like this. Co-inventor of the Dolby Digital Film Sound format? Holy moly. And what a shock, from the Bay Area, Marin no less. A Lucas Ranch alumni perhaps?
doctorremulac3, Jun 15 2011
  

       [dr.R] Thanks for your kind comments. No, never worked for Lucas, though have been to the ranch several times.
csea, Jun 15 2011
  

       I presume the cost effectiveness of bubble wrap weighs heavily on the facile nature of making those nauseatingly simple bubbles. Of course, cost matters nil in these parts. +
daseva, Jun 15 2011
  

       It goes to 11.
JesusHChrist, Jun 17 2011
  
      
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