How do YOU open your packages?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Ratchets Hatch, Nov 26, 2011.

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How do YOU open packages?

  1. Rip them open.

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  2. Scissors or a knife.

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  3. I keep my figures MISB.

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  4. Other (specify)

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  1. Ratchets Hatch

    Ratchets Hatch Cannot Hold Weapon

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    Bought some TFs at TJMaxx today, and when I started opening them, I began to wonder this. I've found that using an exact-o knife works well and leaves the package mostly intact.

    What methods do you use to remove TFs from their plastic prisons?
     
  2. Valkysas

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    cut tape, tear bubble free of cardboard.
     
  3. Karhukjnsi

    Karhukjnsi Universal Wrestler

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    Scissors/knife, just to keep it clean, I don't keep packaging.
     
  4. Jetbolt

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    I start with the bottom with scissors and then I keep on cutting until I have a "door". Then I pluck the figure and instructions out and place the other junk back into the bubble and close it.
     
  5. Shockwave9227

    Shockwave9227 I'm actually 16.

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    I rip 'em open and throw away the plastic tray and box unless it's a third-party product or a really fancy box like Takara MPs and Animated boxes.
     
  6. Death333

    Death333 Otherwise known as Dx3

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    This but I leave the top of the bubble attached to the card. That way, if I decide the figure is crap I can easily place it back on the card with minimal tape usage for return.
     
  7. Haloid1177

    Haloid1177 Hey, That's Pretty Good

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    I tear that shit up.
     
  8. Yop the Yopper

    Yop the Yopper Banned

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    Tear them out like the manchild I am.
     
  9. JIMIVEGAS

    JIMIVEGAS Well-Known Member

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    Pocket knife. Pierce side of card then gently follow the bubble all the way around until there is no bubble left. Discard bubble and now you have a clean card with stats and everything for display.
     
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    For Voyagers and others with boxes I cut the tape and peel the excess carefully off the back and for Deluxes and others with card backs I peel the tape very carefully off the back and tear the bubble very carefully because I save the card backs
     
  11. Brainchild

    Brainchild Dark Flame Master

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    Chemical explosives. (Exacto knife.)
     
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    big hank Resident Slacker-Basher

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    UnicronFTW Don't blink.

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    Big boxes like Voyager/Leader, I carefully cut the tape and bring the figure out, since I like to keep those boxes. Deluxe/smaller, I cut tape and tear the bubble from the card with no remorse. I only keep the card backing.
     
  14. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    HOW 'BOUT A KNIFE!!!!!

    I try to make sure i cut it clean so incase i have to return it, i can.
     
  15. 0MEGATR0N

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    if I want to save the card or like the cardart I use an exacto knife.
     
  16. deaculpa

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    for stuff from the store, i usually rip it open. if its third party, for some reason i use scissors and keep the box....which i eventually throw out because i just have a ton of boxes :/
     
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    Cardback I just rip open. Voyagers and above I use an exacto knife.
     
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    For card backs I gently rip off the bubble until I can take out the plastic thing with the figure in it. For voyagers/leaders I cut off tape, take out the cardboard thing, cut the string and take the figure out of the plastic.
     
  19. DBarricade

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    Rip it apart with my bare hands. Unless it's third party in which case I carefully cut the piece of tape on one side and gently open the box.
     
  20. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    slice with an exacto, the first edition toys i want to slice mostly off, but leave enough to repackage for display
     

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