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Money Saving Hack #3 – Cost Effective, General Purpose, Mouse Mat | Toxiic's Tips

Started by: toxiic
On: 24/10/2018 | 13:11
Replies: 21
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by: toxiic
on: 24/10/2018 | 13:11 edited: 11/11/2018 | 20:07

 

WHAT’S IT ABOUT

 

 Finding a decent mat for your mouse can be a bit of a nuisance, as I’ve found myself. Luckily, though, I’ve come across a handy, cheap little mat (which is technically a cutting mat) that you can use with a mouse.

 

Note, this item is currently £2.05 dispatched from and sold by Amazon. There are different sellers that may offer different prices that may be more or less than this.

 

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WHAT YOU’LL NEED

 

  • An Amazon Account to buy from Amazon (very easy to do).
  • A Prime membership OR At least £20 of items ‘Dispatched/Fulfilled By Amazon’ in your online basket (more on that below).

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HOW TO DO IT (with/without Prime)

 

  1. Add a minimum of £20 of items into your Amazon basket (in the listing, these products have to say ‘Sold and Fulfilled by Amazon’ or ‘Sold by __ and fulfilled by Amazon’).
  2. Add the item Silverline 438935 Cutting Mat A4 to your basket with the other qualifying items and proceed to checkout as normal.

 

 

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WHAT TO REMEMBER

 

 

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WHAT IT’LL LOOK LIKE

 

 

 

 

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Message 1 of 22
by: foolish
on: 24/10/2018 | 16:56

That is a lot of effort for a mat.Smiley Happy

Message 2 of 22
by: toxiic
on: 24/10/2018 | 17:52

It is indeed. I think the main USP is that it can be used as more than a mouse mat as it's a strong surface to work on than normal mouse mats.

It's what I've found to be a good option for the cost but it won't suit everyone.

@foolish

Message 3 of 22
by: alexmccarthy1212
on: 24/10/2018 | 18:26
You can get ThinkPad keyboards with the mouse built in much better
Message 4 of 22
by: alexmccarthy1212
on: 24/10/2018 | 18:28
Called trackpoint
Message 5 of 22
by: toxiic
on: 25/10/2018 | 16:43

@alexmccarthy1212 wrote:

You can get ThinkPad keyboards with the mouse built in much better

True. This mouse mat is more for people who have s separate mouse and keyboard which seems to be the norm these days. @alexmccarthy1212

Good idea for those who want a mouse and keyboard in one, though.

Message 6 of 22
by: pinkunykorn
on: 25/10/2018 | 17:07
Thanks for sharing. First I thought it would be a mouse trap (lol) but when I saw pic that was showing the actual mouse and mat.
Sorry.
Message 7 of 22
by: toxiic
on: 25/10/2018 | 17:20

Haha @pinkunykorn, yeah, mice (as in the non-living kind Smiley LOL ) are quite weird shapes.

 

I'm glad I captured it's aggressive side as it's precision is fantastic whilst using it. A great purchase - the mat, too.

Message 8 of 22
by: gvmhb
on: 26/10/2018 | 10:15
This sounds like a good idea.
You can buy one from China for £1.65 including postage on ebay.
I might try one Smiley Very Happy
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Message 9 of 22