Need Help!

  1. My wife just superglued her finger to a decorative rock (carved parrot that broke) and she is walking around with a parrot on her finger.
    How do you remove superglue?
    She is not finding my comments about "flipping the bird humorous".
  2. 20 Comments

  3. by   Beach_RN
    Rusty.... don't know if it's the right thing to do..... but I have always used nail polish remover..... it always works for me....

    Good Luck!

  4. by   Brownms46
    Have her soak her hand in warm soapy water. Or you can use acetone or nail polish remover. I would try the soaking first...

    Oopps I see B_Matt has beat me to it...:chuckle
  5. by   researchrabbit
    I agree -- nail polish remover is excellent! OR...has she ever thought about being a pirate? ARRRRRRRRR!
    Nail polish remover, or any other product containing acetone, will do the trick.

    Maybe someday I'll share my superglue tradgedies with y'all.

  7. by   shannonRN
    in american pie 2, the main character superglued his hand to his "little brain" and he used paint thinner to get it off.
  8. by   Rustyhammer
    Shiver me timbers!
    I told her (in pirate voice)
    "Try some nail polish matey" ARRRGH!
    she still doesn't see the humor...
  9. by   RNConnieF
    Nail polish remover. The nail places all use acetone to remove fake nails. You have to soak for about 15 min. Good Luck.
  10. by   sunnygirl272
    ACETONE!!!!tell us hpw she makes out...
  11. by   Robin61970
    LOL Rusty.......maybe she'll see the humor in it after the parrot is off?
  12. by   Rustyhammer
    The parrot is off and she finally HAD to laugh.
    We were all teasing her and talking like pirates around the house.
    I almost used a thong for an eyepatch (changed my mind).
    Thanks for the help.
  13. by   Robin61970
    OMG......Almost fell out of my chair laughing over that one.......He's back,LOL!!!!!!
  14. by   aimeee
    Oh, Russell! You are celebrating early. Its TOMORROW that is Talk Like a Pirate Day. I'm not kidding. It really is. Look:

    Talk Like a Pirate Day