Now not all these are serious, though they are possible. I have tried some of these myself with various results ranging from good to epic failure.
As a brake retainer when tuning skis.
To fix that hole in your baseball mitt.
If you cut yourself, put cloth on it and wrap it in duct tape.
Hold together wires after splicing.
Pull across the road at Halloween, instead of toilet paper.
Fix broken hoses.
Temporary fan belt in your car (usually not recommended).
Repair/replace cracked or broken car window.
Makes a great, cheap baseball or hockey ball.
Repair ski gloves.
A good belt when your pants rip.
Fix the strap on your bike helmet.
Seat cover for cars, motorcycles, etc.
Great for shutting up annoying relatives.
Great for tying up annoying relatives.
Hold together old boxes.
Hold down ripped carpet.
Fix taillight on car.
Seal leaky tire/inner tube.
Lines on basketball court or other field.
Hold down wiring on floor.
Hold together computer console.
Use for construction when nails and/or cement are in short supply.
Instant mute for annoying siblings.
Tape it to your butt and it makes a great sled in the winter.
Set up the rigging on a sailboat.
Hang a poster or sign
Fix the toilet seat.
Remove hair easily and painfully.
Book Mark (when doubled over).
Waterproof clothes, shoes, etc.
Fix your glasses
Use for straight lines when painting.
Use as a better grip on tools when the original one becomes rough.
Wrap it sticky-side-out around furniture to keep cat from clawing it.
Re-enforce folders, book covers, etc.
Tape over sharp corners to prevent scratches.
Patch a tent.
Secure your table cloth at a picnic.
Secure your dog at a picnic.
Fix shower curtain.
Make-your-own cruise control by putting duct tape on gas pedal.
Make-your-own bumper stickers
Attach splints to broken limbs.
Secure metal seams when welder is unavailable.
Repaint football helmet.
Cover half-finished can of pop to save for later.
Replace missing hinges or latches.
Hold batteries in TV remote.
Repair broken pencil.
Makeshift knee brace.
Repair expensive clothing (from the inside, of course!)
Seal the bottom of your boat.
Secure undesirable people into obscure room/closet.
Tape your buttocks together to keep from farting.
Afix TV to ceiling over bed.
Great mouse trap.
Fix broken drill bits.
Good flags when drilling pilot holes.
Hold car doors closed.
Repair broken seat belts.
Make your adjustable hat a fitted one.
Tape mounting brackets for stereo components in place.
Repair your car doors.
Fix torn bags.
Tape important things to your desk.
Attach accessories without using screws.
Reattach your exhaust pipe.
Censor bars on items in your home.
Fix hands of clock
Use as sticky-notes.
Joining two pieces of rope
Make a wallet, CD case, etc.
Attach two pieces of wood
Closing non-sealable bags (eg potato chip bags)
Use small strips to mount Christmas lights.
Hold bundles together, in lieu of rubber bands.
Fix holes in pockets.
Repair bike, ski, or football pads/armor.
Line gutters to prevent leakage.
Attach Page-a-Day calendars to wall.
Tow rope or climbing rope
Attach multiple layers to bottom of door to prevent drafts.
Great present for the hard-to-buy-for male.
Use in place of all other tape.
Use to secure partially severed limbs.
Throw it at people.
Remove lint on clothing
Hang Christmas lights
Wrap holiday presents
Make a toy sword
Or you can use it for what it was made for: to repair heating ducts!
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