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Wednesday, June 14, 2006

THE TOTAL PACKAGE


I couldn't get it open.

No matter how hard I tried, it just wouldn't give ... until I got out the BIG kitchen knife. After which the fear of accidentally stabbing myself crossed my mind.

The plastic casing around one of my new camera accessories was harder to get into than Jack Benny's wallet. I had to mutilate it to get out the memory card.

Later, I was so distressed that I decided I needed a glass of wine.

Just my luck, the cork wouldn't come out.

9 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

once, I bought a new pair of nice scissors encased in hard plastic and of course, IHAD NO SCISSORS TO CUT IT OPEN..that's why I bought new scissors..I also almost maimed myself trying to get to them...

Wed Jun 14, 04:34:00 PM  
Anonymous Chip D. Incisor said...

It's the molded plastic, with all the air sucked out around the product. It's dangerous, I tell you! Makes you wonder what you're really paying for. The product or all that hard plastic? What happened to packaging that you could open with your teeth?

Thu Jun 15, 06:03:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think the same company manufactures the hard plastic and first aid products hoping that after you've sliced yourself on the razor sharp pkg., you will need their bandages, too..sort of a cross promo thing I guess!

Thu Jun 15, 10:29:00 PM  
Blogger ionca said...

see, if we were permitted to open things with our teeth, they could have some sort of cross-promotional thing with dentists of america.

it's a conspiracy, i tell ya.

big brother has his hands everywhere. well, not everywhere.

i'm saving that for marriage.

Fri Jun 16, 01:38:00 PM  
Anonymous Mafald Ricotta said...

Everything is childproof-and every child can prove that he/she can open it!

Sat Jun 17, 09:02:00 AM  
Anonymous Sophia Murano Lambargini said...

I have a friend that has problems openning everything-so she just walks through them instead-like screen doors

Sat Jun 17, 09:04:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

How many nails I chipped opening plastic wrappings or pain relievers, Got another headache doing that.

Sat Jun 17, 11:47:00 AM  
Anonymous Darling Daughter said...

The most frustrating is to have your daughter screaming for you to open her new Snow White doll in the middle of the mall while you are tring to get the fifty twist ties off it that are connecting it to the box. It happened to me today!

Mon Jun 19, 05:33:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

next time try using a sharp pair of sissors arount the edges.
With some care it can be done safely and quickly

Wed Jun 28, 06:06:00 PM  

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