Quick Tip #56: How to Fix a Stuck Zipper

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If you find yourself at the losing end of a stuck zipper, go for a bar of SOAP. Rub the stuff over the teeth of the zipper, and gently tug to make it give way. If that doesn't work, move onto other types of lubricant, like pencil lead, glass cleaner, or petroleum jelly.

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