Packaging annoyances

Has anyone ever been able to peel off the plastic film from a pack of e.g.sausages?

Why do manufacturers make cartons shaped in a way that causes spillage?

Innocent: fuck right off with your stupid fucking twee instructions

FYI everyone, there may be some examples of situations where kitchen scissors are the best thing for a job in this thread

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Someone on here coined the term “wackaging” for the kind of quirky bullshit you get on Innocent and those nice yogurts in the Boots meal deal. Think it was @eltham.

Sometimes a Muller Fruit Corner will fold perfectly allowing for optimum transfer of fruit to yogurt, other times it just kind of bends.

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Also shirt packaging is overengineered horseshit. Your average TM Lewin shirt comes with between 15 and 20 mostly redundant bits of plastic stashed in its folds.

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Hello I’m Marckee

(or have I been wolfcastled?)

Those really hard plastic packaging around things like scissors that need a pair of scissors to cut into

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I have a little pair of wire cutters I use for cutting guitar strings, zip ties etc

they came attached to a piece of card with a zip tie. I tore off the cardboard but the zip tie is still attached to the cutters

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dear packet manufacturers save yourself a few quid by not sticking a bit of adhesive tape to my coffee/pine nuts/whatever and pretending that it will adequately reseal the packet YSCs

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No I’M Marckee

http://drownedinsound.com/community/boards/social/4417398#r7076903

Tend to be more of a Next man and I have to say that their overpackaging has been much improved in recent years. Two clear plastic strips to keep the collar rigid and 3 or 4 clips.

whoa!

nice marckeeing my friend…

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Use a pizza cutter

after extensive research I conclude that you did indeed provably coin this term.

nope, I’m marckee

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Fuck yes - I forgot about that. Batteries as well. Also, I bought a USB stick a couple of weeks ago and even scissors struggled to make an impression on the plastic. had to employ a Stanley knife

Weird how you never see an empty one of those on the shelves, where the scissors have made a break for it.

I hate the way that they vacuum pack fish. Bloody nightmare to get out, and nigh on impossible to do without getting stinky fish fingers
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Read somewhere today that Morrisons are bringing out fish packaging which doesn’t require you to actually handle the produce

I’m Becca mate.

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