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Trapper Keeper is a brand of loose-leaf binder created by Mead. Popular with students in the United States, Canada and parts of Latin America from the 1970s to the 1990s, it featured sliding plastic rings (instead of standard snap-closed metal binder rings), folders, and pockets to keep schoolwork and papers, and a wrap around flap with a Velcro closure (originally a metal snap closure).
Trapper Keepers usually had a theme, such as a cartoon, television show, or video game. Between 1988 and 1995, "Designer Series" Trapper Keepers featured abstract designs and later computer-generated images.
The binder got its name because it was sold in combination with pocket folders designed by Mead called "Trappers", which differed from other pocket folders in that the pockets' three sides connected with the bottom, outside edge, and top (as opposed to the bottom, outside edge, and spine) of the folders. This design prevented papers from falling out of the Trapper's pockets when it was closed. Trappers were three-hole punched so that they could be put in any 3-ring binder, including a Trapper Keeper.
In 2007, a new version of Trapper Keeper featured a magnetic closure in place of the Velcro closure, a customizable front cover, and binder dividers instead of Trapper folders.
In 2014, another new version of the Trapper Keeper was released, featuring a metal button closure, as well as a new feature called "Snapper Trappers", which are plastic strips that act as dividers and they can have regular notebooks attached to them in addition to folders and dividers; the Snapper Trappers can be placed or removed without having to open the rings of the binder.
originally posted by: boymonkey74
What is he right though? lol.
We are all buggered lol.
originally posted by: MorpheusNeo123
a reply to: flammadraco I'm done talking to all of you. It's giving me a headache and I'm very sleepy. I guess yall aren't meant to understand. I'm deeply sorry that it seems inevitable that yall will be removed on judgement day. Ignorance has killed you. Good day to you all.
originally posted by: MonkeyFishFrog
a reply to: flammadraco
Is it wrong for me to hope that OP is a glutton for punishment and returns after his nap? I really want to see how many ridiculous clips and images we can link to this thread.
originally posted by: flammadraco
Sad thing is there are a lot of posters on ATS similar to the OP with unwavering belief in things and no matter how much anyone tells them, they don't budge. I would say we do have a lot of undiagnosed mentally ill members on ATS
originally posted by: admirethedistance
a reply to: flammadraco
That being said...Come on people, just 4 more flags!
Edit: Just for the record, while I do tease members like the OP a bit, I try to point out the silliness of some of their ideas at the same time, in the hopes that they'll realize it themselves. I do understand that we have a number of members here that suffer from various mental illnesses, and I may cross a line unintentionally now and then, but my jokes are all meant in good fun. My intentions are never to outright ridicule and mock those who may or may not be mentally Ill. I just want to make that very clear.
originally posted by: Shiloh7
Heaven and hell are concepts employed by priests and emperors to get people to do as they wish by way of fear.
Schizophrenia can be triggered by a variety of environmental factors, including significant stress, intensely emotional situations, and disturbing or uncomfortable experiences. It is possible that religion itself may be a trigger for schizophrenia; religious imagery is often very grandiose, and defies commonly held beliefs of what is realistic and natural in the world. Experiencing an intense religious experience may trigger a psychotic episode in those who are vulnerable to them, because religion often requires a believer to suspend their usual idea of what is possible and impossible. This could potentially lead to a psychotic episode due to the shift in realistic thinking; a sufferer may believe that they themselves are religious deities or Messiahs, or that God himself is speaking to the individual. It has been shown that those with schizophrenia who suffer from religious delusions are more religious than those who do not suffer from these delusions. It has also been shown that those who suffer from religious delusions are less likely to continue long-term treatment.