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Will fingernails scratch the screen? It would seem with all the touching it would be easy for a fingernail to come in contact with the screen especially for some of the ladies.
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Have you ever seen fingernails scratch glass?

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Will fingernails scratch the screen? It would seem with all the touching it would be easy for a fingernail to come in contact with the screen especially for some of the ladies.
I assure you, these screens are not made out of rubber/jelly! LOL
Unless your nails are made out of steel, the real question should be, will the screen damage your nails?!
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Try watching the cat playing the iPad video, that's proof that nails won't ruin the iPad screen.
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Your fingernails might scratch the back of the ipad though. That's why I'd keep a cover on it always. The screen is really resistant to scratches but the back scratches easily.
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The risk of a scratch terrifies me! I went as far as to get an iPad skin at sticviews to help protect from scratches on the back of my iPad as well!
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