Stickers (not decals) warming with a hairdryer might let you pull it off with no residue. (or make it's adheasive soft enough to re-burnish/redistribute the glue to the edges again.

Plastic razors/knive...homemade?; or sharpen a wood stick to a chisel head, to work at the edges.

Naptha (lighter fluid) on plain plastic.

Newer paints vary too much to say; always test and wait overnight: WD-40 is very mild and works great, mineral spirits & paint thinner, bug and tar removers, etc. . 

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I like WD-40 as well as a first go. You can also try cutting some very fine lines in the sticker with an exacto blade being careful not to cut all the way through the sticker. That will let the WD-40 soak into the paper and let it do its job better.

no kidding...

Avon SsS

it will not penetrate a hard plastic surface, but it will easily remove adhesive and remnants.  spray some on, let it sit about 30-40 seconds and just wipe clean.  and until they start making a lemon scented WD-40, hands down it's much more fragrant.

with its number of unpublished uses, this is Avon's duct tape.

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I would worry about some paints with the bath oil, but worth a try. ( A tangent for Avon, 'Lectric Shave, Old Spice and other colognes are decent small area paint/ink removers. The plastic finish was fine on the few I've tried. I'm not to sure the smell is better...  )

 When I painted for a living, baby oil and bath oil removed paint from face, hair, and other areas of the body a solvent wasn't at all welcome on.

It creeps under some and lifts, so wash off well. (a lot of oils can do that)

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Richie C. posted:

I like WD-40 as well as a first go. You can also try cutting some very fine lines in the sticker with an exacto blade being careful not to cut all the way through the sticker. That will let the WD-40 soak into the paper and let it do its job better.

I've used WD-40 successfully for this purpose as well. While not the best lubricant, it does contain a percentage of petroleum based oil, which is what I believe loosens the adhesives on the sticker. I'n a pinch I've had good results with cooking oil as well for that matter. The WD 40 seems to penetrate the label quicker however. Joe's suggestion above of lighter fluid seems like a good idea too, with it being another less viscous liquid. I'll give that a try next time. 

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