First thing I thought was – “Man, I haven’t seen one of these in a long time.”
My second thought was – “I wonder what all the things were that this rubber band used to be wrapped around.”
My third thought was – “I wonder if many of those things are still around.”
When the announcements came out earlier in the year that various newspapers were going to ‘online only’ mode, did rubberband manufacturers cringe? What are we going to do with all of these rubberbands now that they have fewer newspapers to hold together?
Here’s a nice collection of 40 Practical Tricks for an Ordinary Rubberband – while it’s not going to save the rubberband industry from whatever is going to happen to it, at least next time you find a rubberband in your pocket you won’t wonder what to do with the thing. As it turns out, rubberbands are pretty handy to have around.