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    Help? Mouse Mats???

    Hi everyone,

    Not been on here much latley, moved house and not got internet sorted yet. Im after a bit of help for work. I work in a school, and we normally get free mouse mats sent to us, but we havn't had any in over a year. That was becoming less of an issue until we got new desks, with holes in anyone know where I can get some from?

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    Re: Help? Mouse Mats???

    Quote Originally Posted by ClaireL
    anyone know where I can get some from?

    Thanks,

    Claire
    A shop?

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    Re: Help? Mouse Mats???

    I've got loads lying around. How many do you need? Dont mind sending them to you if you cover postage.

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    Re: Help? Mouse Mats???

    I bin all of mine as the kids hit each other round the head with them! I also remove the keyboard wrist rests for the same reason.

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    Re: Help? Mouse Mats???

    Ikea plain colours think about 50p each, not those awful plastic ones that the mouse slips on.

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    Re: Help? Mouse Mats???

    Last time we needed any, we picked up a load of these at 36p each - http://www.ebuyer.com/product/43972

    Makes the IT rooms look a bit more professional than mix and match freebies and advertising everywhere!

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    Re: Help? Mouse Mats???

    Not that simple, we need about 60 of them, and our buisness manager wont pay for them, He states they should be supplied with every mouse.

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    Re: Help? Mouse Mats???

    Can't you ask your business manager to join the real world and realise that nothing comes for free?

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    Re: Help? Mouse Mats???

    Quote Originally Posted by ClaireL
    Not that simple, we need about 60 of them, and our buisness manager wont pay for them, He states they should be supplied with every mouse.
    Ask him for money to replace all the mice then

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    Re: Help? Mouse Mats???

    Well, that's a new one. I'd hate to see what they're like when they go shopping... "Ooh! A mug! HEY WHERE'S MY COASTER!" "Hey, let's get that TV... WHERE'S MY TV STAND!" etc

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    Re: Help? Mouse Mats???

    Its not the mice that are the problem, its our new look pc desks. I have 30 being sent now from a company just a few more to go lol

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    Re: Help? Mouse Mats???

    Put a request out to parents in the school newsletter. You''ll find plenty of parents whose company have them as marketing giveaways. We have all sorts. I also put out a plea for VHS players and got loads, including a VHS/DVD combo that was virtually new and a 28" widescreen TV that adorns the staffroom.

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    Re: Help? Mouse Mats???

    Quote Originally Posted by laserblazer
    Put a request out to parents in the school newsletter. You''ll find plenty of parents whose company have them as marketing giveaways. We have all sorts. I also put out a plea for VHS players and got loads, including a VHS/DVD combo that was virtually new and a 28" widescreen TV that adorns the staffroom.
    Hey what a great idea - I'm gonna try for a drinks cabinet and a pool table for our staff room

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    Re: Help? Mouse Mats???

    Money to buy new desks then but not 36p for mouse mats!

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