My new prize possession took me about 20 minutes to get out of the packaging. My tools included:
- Small set of wire cutters (1)
- Small utility knife (1)
- Needle nose pliers (1)
- Hands (2)
- Adult brain (1)
- Years of experience working with hand tools (10)
I can only pity the poor 8 year old who gets this toy for Christmas and is not allowed to play with scissors.
"Here you go billy! I bet you can't wait until you get an engineering degree at MIT so that you can reverse-engineer the packaging!"
I've seen Egyptian Pharaohs with less elaborate packaging.
“More and more products are coming out in fiercely protective packaging designed to prevent consumers from consuming them. These days you have to open almost every consumer item by gnawing on the packaging.”