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Re: Kindle Skins-do you still like?
« Reply #75 on: November 08, 2008, 09:52:19 pm »
Hi Joan and welcome. Congrats on your first post... you are going to love it here!
 

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    Re: Kindle Skins-do you still like?
    « Reply #76 on: December 05, 2008, 12:28:22 pm »
    It's been a while since this question was posted, people have had more time to experience their skins. So now I'm wondering are they still holding up well, no curling/peeling?

    Also, if they've been on for a long time and you remove them is there a sticky residue left on the Kindle from the adhesive?

    Does the glossy texture of the skin make the Kindle more "slippery" to hold if you read it without a cover?

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    Re: Kindle Skins-do you still like?
    « Reply #77 on: December 05, 2008, 12:33:54 pm »
    Mine's been on since early November with lots of handling, no peeling, still looks good.

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    Re: Kindle Skins-do you still like?
    « Reply #78 on: December 05, 2008, 12:52:09 pm »
    So now I'm wondering are they still holding up well, no curling/peeling?

    I was curious about this, myself.  What about trading them out?  For those of you that alternate your skins, any problems?

     

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    Re: Kindle Skins-do you still like?
    « Reply #79 on: December 05, 2008, 01:23:58 pm »
    My only adjustment to the glossiness of the skin is the way my Mighty Bright reflects off of the surface. I am still trying to make adjustments. I had no glare/reflection issues using my light until I add the skin to the mixture.

    Oh one more thing... The rectangle of "skin" that was left over from where the thumbwheel is located has found a place of honor. I used it on Kwinn's USB cable and now I can tell at a glance which cable belongs to Kwinn and which side is up even in dim light... and it just so happened that it has a butterfly in the center of it! I will post a picture when I return home!
     

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    Re: Kindle Skins-do you still like?
    « Reply #80 on: May 21, 2009, 07:02:54 pm »
    I have a DecalGirl skin and love it. I don't find it distracting. AND, I've come up with a name for it. Since I'm in library school and just got TWO library jobs, there's nothing else I can call him except DEWEY! Susan

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    Re: Kindle Skins-do you still like?
    « Reply #81 on: May 22, 2009, 08:08:08 am »
    I still like skins, they give the Kindle a personality

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    Re: Kindle Skins-do you still like?
    « Reply #82 on: May 27, 2009, 09:39:03 am »
    I have the same decalgirl skin on my Kindle that I had ordered when it first came out in February.  I love the skin and even though I have another one in the drawer, I haven't found the need to change it out yet.  I didn't like the bare kindle.  It was too stark for me.  I like having the dark colored skin on my Kindle.




     

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    « Reply #83 on: May 27, 2009, 01:25:43 pm »
    I have a skin on my K1 and it is being replaced as soon as the new one arrives. I only got it in March but I just don't like it. I tried to but it seems ugly to me. I love skins though! When I first got my Kindle in November I got a DecalGirl Flowerburst skin in blue and loved it. The one I have now is a 3acp skin. I peeled it up part way to check and no residue, so that's a relief. The one I have on the way is also a 3acp. I'm sorry but DecalGirl's K1 skins (at least the ones that would go with my purple ROH Oberon) are just plain ugly. All the pretty ones are K2 only. I love the DecalGirl skin (Peace Out) I just got for my netbook though!

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    Re: Kindle Skins-do you still like?
    « Reply #84 on: May 27, 2009, 01:35:28 pm »
    I still have the same skin for my K1 I started with.  I like it very much.
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    Re: Kindle Skins-do you still like?
    « Reply #85 on: May 27, 2009, 02:18:10 pm »
    My K1 is still in its Crest skin from November, and my K2 is still wearing the Quest skin from March.... No plans to change.
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    Re: Kindle Skins-do you still like?
    « Reply #86 on: May 27, 2009, 04:06:01 pm »
    Still loving the Rozi skin on Jinx...he matches with my iPhone and decalgirl is making one up for the iPod nano 3G. I'll have a matching set  :P

    It still looks like I had just put it on...no curling or peeling. My phone skin gets more abuse from being in my pocket while I'm in DD's school...still looks great as well ;-)

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    Re: Kindle Skins-do you still like?
    « Reply #87 on: May 27, 2009, 04:32:41 pm »
    As was noted in the thread about the DC Kindle fest today, I have matching DecalGirl skins for my HTC Fuze phone, my Zune and my K2.  It is the Dissarray.  And I am still happy with the choice.  Looks good to me.

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    Re: Kindle Skins-do you still like?
    « Reply #88 on: May 27, 2009, 04:59:56 pm »
    I liked so many of the skins that DG has that I got different ones for everything. Aloha Red for the kindle, Black and White Flier for my acer, Gerber Daisy for my phone and I can't remember the name for my Ipod touch but I love them all!

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    Re: Kindle Skins-do you still like?
    « Reply #89 on: May 27, 2009, 07:17:07 pm »
    I just installed my K1 skin yesterday after receiving it that morning. I went for something completely neutral and quite dark so that I wouldn't get distracted by it and wouldn't tire of it quickly. It's the Dark Burlwood skin from DecalGirl. Completely happy with it. Makes the text 'pop' a bit more due to being pretty dark, which is an added bonus. So, yeah, I don't think I'm going to get sick of it in a hurry.

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    Re: Kindle Skins-do you still like?
    « Reply #90 on: May 27, 2009, 08:15:09 pm »
    thanks colleen, thanks angela :) I ordered the cover from Mivizu. heres the link. they did have green, red, blue, black and pink. but now i think all they have left is blue.

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    Thanks, Enabler!  I just ordered a green case.  Off to find a matching skin....

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    Re: Kindle Skins-do you still like?
    « Reply #91 on: May 28, 2009, 03:00:50 pm »
    I think the thing I took into consideration when I chose my decalgirl skin was something that would NOT distract me from the text.  So I have a green platform cover and the dark wood skin, very soothing and does not show fingerprints or dirt.

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    Re: Kindle Skins-do you still like?
    « Reply #92 on: May 28, 2009, 06:14:17 pm »
    I have Pink Tranquility (Decalgirl) on my K2. While I like how the skin has held up to daily use, I've noticed the lighter (white) side of the skin seems a bit grungier than the darker side (pink). Not the skin itself, but where the skin meets the K2 if that makes sense. I've changed covers so next time I buy a skin it'll be a darker pattern like Nadir.

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