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Easy Film Retrieval

Got your film rolled all the way back before sending it for a doubles? You're one spit away from taking it our of there!

here’s the scene… extreme long shot on a desert shack, camera’s flying towards it as a crescendo yell is heard: “NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO” camera enters the shack and the horror is seen:

The tip of the film was rolled all the way in (by a brain eating zombie)

I’ll make the effort to keep my make-funny remarks obsession (OMFR) aside and show you a quick and dirty way of retrieving it back:

1. a piece of film you don’t need
2. some saliva

Step 1 – spit on it
Simply smear some saliva of yourself or your beloved on the tip of one side of the film strip.

Important note here – do not just lick the roll since I’m pretty sure it’s not a very healthy thing to do…

Step 2 – insert
Carefully insert the film into the crack with the wet side faced inside.

Step 3 – roll it
twiddle the roll a little as if you’re rolling the film inside.

Step 4 – count to 11

close your eyes, count to 11 slowly while moving your hand slowly towards your crotch

note – the crotch part is optional

Step 5 – pull
hold the film roll in one hand and the tip of the film strip in the other.
now – pull!!!!!!!!!

Hope that one helped someone.

Happy Festivus!!

written by kikass


  1. paramir


    I've seen it done - it is amazing! it works!

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  2. nicorun

    omg thank you, i've just rolled back a film accidentally. :)
    over 3 years ago · report as spam
  3. vicuna


    thanks for this tipster, just used it and it worked well! :))

    over 3 years ago · report as spam
  4. courtneygawthorp8193


    Are you supposed to roll it back all the way if you're going to take it to a lab?

    over 3 years ago · report as spam
  5. mich


    it works :)

    almost 3 years ago · report as spam
  6. iandevlinphoto


    our college technician told me something about this thankyou for putting a tutorial up :)

    almost 3 years ago · report as spam
  7. kekskonstrukt


    awesome tipster!! i can't believe it worked... thanks a lot :)

    over 2 years ago · report as spam
  8. jazz_cafe


    Took me a few tries but it finally worked. What an absolute lifesaver.

    almost 2 years ago · report as spam

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