Once while moving music library shelves in a radio station, I came across a CD, apparently labeled with a Sharpie, that had been wet for some years. The aluminum was missing from the CD in the shape of the label.
> On Mar 5, 2019, at 4:14 PM, Lou Judson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Staedtler also makes CD/DVD markers.
> I have a few 5-packs of Steadtler audio CD-RWs that came with a marker pen in the pack.
> Lou Judson
> Intuitive Audio
> On Mar 5, 2019, at 12:44 PM, Frank Strauss <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> This is essentially anecdotal. I have used Sharpie markers for many years
>> to label CD's and DVD's. I pulled out some CD's and DVD's that I burned
>> about 20 years ago, and they played without a problem. I believe this issue
>> was discussed at length a number of years ago on this forum, and I don't
>> think there was total agreement that Sharpie markers killed CD/DVD's. I
>> have also used a Sharpie labeled CD/DVD Marker, with a medium tip on one
>> end and a fine on the other. I note that these are still available on
>> Amazon. Also there are CD/DVD markers from Memorex at Amazon. It is
>> possible that either or both, due to the lower use of discs, are in limited