Nice Box You Got There, Sweetie

Discussion in '[H]ard|OCP Front Page News' started by Kyle_Bennett, Jul 17, 2017.

  1. Kyle_Bennett

    Kyle_Bennett El Chingón Staff Member

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    Have you been looking for the elusive XY36? While I know I spent much of my life looking for the other elusive 36-24-36 model, and saw a few in the wild, but actually bagging one for my collection was not the easiest thing to do. (It puts the lotion on its skin...) It seems as though Kosuke Saito has figured out the XY36 formula however.

    Saito started ordering different size products in order to obtain different types of Amazon boxes, and eventually figured out that he had to buy specific products in order to get his hands on rarer boxes. For example, his prized XY36 model is very thin, and only used for articles like a cutting mat. In the 9 years since he started collecting Amazon cardboard boxes, Kosuke Saito has collected 77 different models used in Japan, some of which have been discontinued.

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  2. daglesj

    daglesj [H]ardness Supreme

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    Someone needs a girlfriend/boyfriend.
     
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  4. katanaD

    katanaD Limp Gawd

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    at first i thought i was confused and missing something here.. it couldnt be about someone collecting boxes...

    alas.. thats all it is about..


    well.. we all have our own fetishes
     
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  5. Uvaman2

    Uvaman2 [H]ard|Gawd

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    Yeah laugh now, wait for the next article saying how a collection of Amazon boxes sold for 100k.
     
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    Armenius [H]ardForum Junkie

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    I'm pretty sure I received a SanDisk Micro SD card in an XY36 once...
     
  8. Tiberian

    Tiberian Finger Me

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    Mad props to Kyle for the thread title, however.

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  9. ruffbytes

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    My Amazon box collection would slowly disappear... my wife wouldn't know anything about it.

    Sometimes this happens to my old clothes.
     
  10. EVIL-SCOTSMAN

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    He doesnt collect american amazon boxes as they are not as good as the japanese boxes as they are works of art, lol wtf ? A cardboard box is a cardboard box.
     
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  11. J3RK

    J3RK [H]ardness Supreme

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    Hmmm... He must be supplying Box Kingdom...
     

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  12. J3RK

    J3RK [H]ardness Supreme

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    What would an Evil Scotsman know about the subtleties of Japanese and American boxes?!?!?!? :p


    :D
     
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  13. Nebulous

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    That dam box collector is a square :p
     
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  15. EVIL-SCOTSMAN

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    I am intimately familiar with american boxes, however to my severe disappointment I have not experienced a japanese box as of yet.

    Maybe one day I shall be lucky, praise the lord.
     
  16. RogueTadhg

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    Fascinating.

    He has a wife.
     
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  17. scojer

    scojer 2[H]4U

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    This. There is supposedly a community of box collectors.

    What I don't get is waht does he order, and what does he do with the things he ordered?
     
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  18. J3RK

    J3RK [H]ardness Supreme

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    Tosses them in the recycle bin of course.
     
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    Doesn't mean he still can't get a gf or bf
     
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    scojer 2[H]4U

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    i-dont-want-the-toys-that-came-in-the-box-5557661-1.png
     
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    I only "collected one Amazon box" it was used to raise my closet door desktop up on a old night stand. Had a Newegg box on the other side. :) .. Still cant understand why i never won the worst desk setup!!! worked great for a few years.
     
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    I use the smaller Amazon boxes to store receipts by year. So far, it has worked out okay.
     
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    Then, he REALLY needs a girlfriend!
     
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    But no one has ever seen her...
     
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    J3RK [H]ardness Supreme

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    That's because she lives in Canada! Duh!
     
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    I can't help but be reminded of this box-related video:
     
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    Hahah how you like me now bro!
     
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    Does Korean count? That's close to Japan, they al...can't go there, nevermind.
     
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  30. Azphira

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    Maybe he dismembered her and stores a piece in each box.
     
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    Ur_Mom I'm Not Serious

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    I bet he gets real wild at parties, though.
     
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    Seems crazy but if its his passion who am I to judge?

    He definitely will have a few box scans for the "Amazon Box DLC" on "Box Sim", I have no doubt is coming....VR version in the works for a DLC or a standalone???

    No one knows!!..
     
  34. J3RK

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    I'll wait for the Crate Edition. Boxes are small-time.
     
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    That doesn't stop other people from getting bf/gfs. Just look at most famous people.
     
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    She must not put out.
     
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    "Kosuke Saito says he is often asked why he doesn’t collect American Amazon boxes too, to which he always he replies that he finds them “kind of tasteless” compared to the works of art used in Japan." :rolleyes:
     
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