Published on August 22nd, 2011 | by Brian Greene5
A few weeks ago I was at my local Staples and I came across these unique and interesting looking mix of paper clips and flags called keynotes. I figured I’d grab them to take a closer look and do a review. By the time I got to doing the review though, Staples no longer had them on their website. Here is the unbranded version on Amazon where they also have a ton of different colors and designs.
The KeyNotes are essentially paper clips that have a pretty sturdy cardboard flag loosely attached to them. The cardboard is about the same thickness as your average index cards, and in this case they come in a variety of colors. Each of these measures about .75 inches at the widest point, and they are about 2.25 inches long.
The most obvious use for the keynotes was to stick them in my notebook to act as dividers for different subjects. In doing so I found that they went in fairly easily, however it was not as easy to adjust them by sliding them up and down as I thought it would be. When I tried to adjust the vertical position of them, I found that the paper clip portion separated easily from he cardboard portion. This is not really a huge issue but more of a minor nuisance. I think these would probably also make for a good way to separate index cards in any kind of holder, like a recipe box or old school way to manage your contacts. Not a bad product, but not a great product either. As I said before though you can check them out here on Amazon in all kinds of different styles.
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