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A (deceptively) simple question: white mousepad

I'm making an all white (well, fine, mostly white) build and I wanted a white mousepad.

Well heck, easy right? Hop on Amazon, look for something in the ~10$ range, and go from there.

 

Well...not so easy it seems. Lots of bad reviews, saying they don't grip underneath well (especially on a glass table, which I have) or they are too shiny and the optical mice don't work well, impossible to clean, and so forth.

So after looking about for a bit, I came away figuring I'd ask here, to see if anyone has any experience. If need be, I'll go up in price.

Looking for a mousepad that is about the size of a sheet of paper, 8.5"x11" (or thereabouts), is easy to clean the surface, and doesn't move around (good rubber grip on the bottom)

 

Any suggestions?

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Having something your hand rests on like that, you're going to stain it in no time. I really wouldn't.

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I agree with @dizmo. A white mouse pad doesn't sound like the best idea to me. 

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16 minutes ago, dizmo said:

Having something your hand rests on like that, you're going to stain it in no time. I really wouldn't.

 

13 minutes ago, BondiBlue said:

I agree with @dizmo. A white mouse pad doesn't sound like the best idea to me. 

That's why I was looking for something easy to clean, but perhaps it doesn't exist.

Oh well, back to the drawing board.

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Just now, Radium_Angel said:

 

That's why I was looking for something easy to clean, but perhaps it doesn't exist.

Oh well, back to the drawing board.

Yeah, white fabric materials (like those found in a mouse pad) would easily get marks from different things, and it would also get dirty over time from your hand. 

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4 hours ago, Radium_Angel said:

 

That's why I was looking for something easy to clean, but perhaps it doesn't exist.

Oh well, back to the drawing board.

You could look for a hard finish, like a plastic mouse pad. Those would be fine. Some people actually prefer that feeling.

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7 hours ago, dizmo said:

You could look for a hard finish, like a plastic mouse pad. Those would be fine. Some people actually prefer that feeling.

That was what I initially had in mind, any ideas where I could find one? Amazon's search engine isn't real helpful (or accurate, it seems)

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Nothing really exists in the $10 range, I know Glorious PC Gaming Race makes a white deskmat and even extended mouse mats.  Really in the end you can have a white mat and it be fine, just means you need to make sure your hands are clean prior to using anything at the desk.

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Skypad. It's a glasspad.

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