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August 11, 8:57 PM [GMT -5]

Just a few comments: Paper tape makes the strongest drywall joint but can be hard to apply without the proper tools. Paper should be applied by applying the compound to the tape first so it draws the moisture to the paper and then the tape is applied to the seam. This way the tape has no dry spots or bubbles under it. It's also less expensive to use paper.
Wetting the paper first creates its owe issues. The water will isolate the tape from the glue in the compound and not allow it to stick as well.
Applying the compound to the tape first help solve both of these issues.
Strong bond, no blisters, no bubbles, less expensive and less mess. You'll need to use a bazooka, banjo or tape box for this method but well worth it.
This method works great on corners as well.

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