scratching CDs

Otter Perry ottertee at
Sat Jun 11 09:46:45 EDT 2005

On Friday, June 10, 2005, at 06:33 PM, HSchinske at wrote:

> Dorian replied:
> >Actually, one can scratch a CD without even working at it.  My CD of 
> The
> >Mission's greatest hits is scratched to hell and back and won't play
> >properly, and I've *no* idea how it got that way.  Very irritating.
> As far as I can make out, CDs are if anything *easier* to damage than 
> LPs were. LPs would get scratchy and fuzzy and what not, but they 
> didn't become unplayunplayunplayunplayunplayunplayable nearly as fast, 
> unless really abused.

As I understand it, CDs can sometimes be repaired, which LPs can't 
It depends on whether you can actually see light through the scratch.  
If not,
it can be fixed.  They sell doodads that do it.


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