[ubuntu-uk] Flyers

Rob Beard rob at esdelle.co.uk
Wed Jun 3 19:40:29 BST 2009

Matt Jones wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 2:13 PM, Rob Beard <rob at esdelle.co.uk> wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> It looks like it's possible to buy white paper bags (like what small
>> independent newsagents and fruit shops may use) for a few quid for
>> 1000.  I thought it might be possible to put these through a printer (at
>> least an inkjet, maybe even a laser) and print the Ubuntu or Tux logo on
>> them.  I figured that 21 x 21 cm bags then we could fit a couple of CDs
>> and a couple of A5 or A4 folded leaflets in there.  I am tempted to buy
>> a pack although it's a shame that they don't seem to do small sample
>> packs of say 5 bags just to try (I'd rather not buy 1,000 and find they
>> aren't any use).
>> Rob
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> You would find those tricky to print as they often have a surface
> somewhere between greaseproof paper and ordinary paper, so an inkjet
> printer may have trouble with adhesion.Also it is very thin, so if it
> does stick then bleeding may also be an issue. I wouldn't laser print
> as I imagine they would get stuck in the internals. It is a nice idea,
> next time I am in the cash and carry I will try and get some to see
> what can be done ,out of interest. 1000 cd sized ones are only £2.40,
> it's the postage cost that is the sting. If you have a catering
> supplies place near you they might be worth a try, otherwise booker
> cash and carry have them, although you do need to be a member, I don't
> think you need to be a business anymore though.
> Or just nip to the corner shop and see if you can blag a couple ;)
> Matt.
Didn't think of that, I'm sure I can find a shop that might spare a 
couple.  I am a member of Makro and Booker it's just a case of getting 
up there one day (I don't have one too near to me so it's usually a case 
of a special trip).


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