So, the only recourse, of course, is to use the punch. And to protect the holes from tearing, I would have to stick those ring reinforcers. This will protect them from a limited damage but its better than nothing.
These binding methods are so medieval compared to a holographic projection which not only allows you to keep all the pages into one PDA sized device but also allows you to feel the different textures of each material. Sadly, it has not been invented yet, and so, I have to carry this big file around.....
During college days, I would buy boxes of these for
all my notes. Sadly, it did not help me pass most of
the exams but made the shopkeeper happy.