Supposedly, along with Assignment Venezuela, this was to be the other short presented as part of the MST3k CD-ROM project in the mid-90s that ended up never being finished. Whereas the other one was released as a convention piece (and eventually as a DVD extra) the "riffed" version of this has never been seen outside of it's creation.
Route information signs, called rollsigns or destination blinds, displayed by public transport vehicles
For materials in kites
Covering glass to decrease probability of shattering
In theatre effects as confetti.
As the adhesive strip to attach the string to a teabag
One of the many materials used as windsavers or valves for valved harmonicas
On farmland, highly reflective aluminized PET film ribbons are tied to the plants to create shimmers from the sun for an effect similar to a scarecrow.
Protecting pinball machine playfields from wear