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Date: 04/01/11 09:00 AM

42 Responses to Let`s End Unboxing Videos

  1. Profile photo of madest
    madest Male 40-49
    7381 posts
    April 1, 2011 at 6:21 am
    Link: Let`s End Unboxing Videos - The absurdness of these videos are finally brought to light.
  2. Profile photo of Matwix_2004
    Matwix_2004 Male 18-29
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    April 1, 2011 at 9:07 am
    Although I do kind of agree with it, if you don`t like them, don`t watch them - you`re not being forced to.

    I`ve watched some unboxing videos to find out exactly what comes with a product - mostly gadgets which occasionally have lots of different types and add-ons and stuff. Good to see what you get that`s actually in the box, rather than it being bought somewhere else and put in the reivew - as some places do.
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    April 1, 2011 at 9:07 am

    Maru likes unboxing
  4. Profile photo of Izaq
    Izaq Male 30-39
    173 posts
    April 1, 2011 at 9:08 am
    I don`t think unboxing is absurd. Well it`s no religious experience for me to see someone pull something out of a box. But I like to see with my own eyes what kind of cables and stuff that some device comes with. It`s not always described so well in the specs. on the websites.
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    edana42 Female 50-59
    2510 posts
    April 1, 2011 at 9:08 am

    ...only if it contained numerous cushioning plastic bubble wrap
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    Angelmassb Male 18-29
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    April 1, 2011 at 9:31 am
    I dont mind the unboxing, what I mostly hate is the unboxer`s retarded comments
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    incubus_inc Male 18-29
    976 posts
    April 1, 2011 at 9:34 am
    John Newtown Howard track?????
  8. Profile photo of Izaq
    Izaq Male 30-39
    173 posts
    April 1, 2011 at 9:43 am
    Correction: Maru likes boxing!
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    SvampeBob Male 18-29
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    April 1, 2011 at 9:44 am
    Gerry1of1 XD Maru <3

    Yeah never got the point of unboxing videos....
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    Rick_S Male 40-49
    3262 posts
    April 1, 2011 at 9:44 am
    "I don`t think unboxing is absurd. Well it`s no religious experience for me to see someone pull something out of a box. But I like to see with my own eyes what kind of cables and stuff that some device comes with. It`s not always described so well in the specs. on the websites."

    I guess the point is that you don`t have to go through the process of unboxing. The video could start with the product already unboxed and the cables and manuals and product laid out like he had all the plastic at the end of the video.
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    drips Male 30-39
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    April 1, 2011 at 9:49 am
    Unboxing vids are some weird type of nerd porn I don`t understand.
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    kusanagi Male 18-29
    183 posts
    April 1, 2011 at 9:54 am
    Unboxing videos are annoying? I think I missed that memo. Eh well. I was probably busy being annoyed at something a bit more important. Like people driving around me like idiots while I`m trying to open my motherboard on the highway.
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    FunBunny Female 18-29
    174 posts
    April 1, 2011 at 9:56 am
    "This comes with a twisty tie; lets keep it safe" lol
    "paper squares with Frisbee inside, Amazing!"
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    EricWRN Male 30-39
    590 posts
    April 1, 2011 at 10:04 am
    wow.... brilliant
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    Renaud- Male 18-29
    423 posts
    April 1, 2011 at 10:07 am
    Was that lotr music?
  16. Profile photo of Quackor
    Quackor Male 18-29
    2856 posts
    April 1, 2011 at 10:13 am
    is he an idiot?
  17. Profile photo of ak2nc1
    ak2nc1 Female 18-29
    736 posts
    April 1, 2011 at 10:14 am
    I don`t get it.
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    handimanner Male 60-69
    2095 posts
    April 1, 2011 at 10:16 am
    and remember "Do not eat" the little package marked "Do not eat"
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    Fuego Male 40-49
    1287 posts
    April 1, 2011 at 10:16 am
    I`ve never felt the need to pull up an unboxing video. I guess they`re made for pseudo-nerds who don`t know terminal and cable types or can`t be bothered to lookup tech specs.
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    GParadox Female 18-29
    737 posts
    April 1, 2011 at 10:45 am
    Paper squares! With frisbees inside! Two of them! Am I the only one completely amused by this?
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    Trypno Male 18-29
    474 posts
    April 1, 2011 at 10:45 am
    It`s like christmas, only in video form and I don`t have to deal with all the trash! XD
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    zombunny Female 18-29
    2525 posts
    April 1, 2011 at 10:51 am
    I didn`t even realize this was a video genre until now.
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    Bremir Male 18-29
    392 posts
    April 1, 2011 at 12:14 pm
    Eh, every now and then I make a purchase and before it arrives I`d like to see what I`m actually getting. Take for example my Battle Royale Blu-Ray, I wanted to know where in the box I could find out my copy number (it was limited), so a video of someone showing the contents helped me find that.

    And they are annoying to whom? Why would someone watch a video, or search for one of these videos or have any involvement in one of these videos if they annoy them? In fact, why would someone be so annoyed by an unboxing video they feel it`s worth the effort and time to make a mock unboxing video?

    It`s often said so many times, and people seem to lack common sense to actually follow it - If you don`t like something, ignore it. Surely, in the first place, you have to be looking for these videos anyway? Just ignore them.

    Because now, this video has wasted my time, and on top of his annoying voice is more annoying than an actual unboxing video.
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25350 posts
    April 1, 2011 at 12:36 pm
    That was brilliant. i enjoyed that
  25. Profile photo of DrProfessor
    DrProfessor Male 18-29
    3894 posts
    April 1, 2011 at 1:42 pm
    Now let`s be fair here-- I watched an unboxing video when I was trying to pick out a new computer. I wanted to see how big it was-- stupid product shots are always done on a solid background specifically so you have nothing to compare size to.

    I also wanted to see what other stuff came with it, and if perhaps it had a nicer charge-cord than my previous computers (which all seemed to break much too quickly).

    It also helped that the guy seemed to know what he was talking about and had good information about the computer.
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    ihatekevin Female 18-29
    166 posts
    April 1, 2011 at 2:04 pm
    I love the sarcasm just oozing from this.
  27. Profile photo of Buiadh
    Buiadh Male 30-39
    6740 posts
    April 1, 2011 at 2:21 pm
    Damn right!
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    rammo34 Male 18-29
    1083 posts
    April 1, 2011 at 4:32 pm
    I like watching these when I`m excited about something that I ordered.
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    phoneybone Male 18-29
    1744 posts
    April 1, 2011 at 4:59 pm
    always thought these were retarded, and what the hell are the point of these?
  30. Profile photo of GasMaskKid
    GasMaskKid Male 18-29
    694 posts
    April 1, 2011 at 5:02 pm
    I would like to take a moment of everyone`s time to make an exceedingly long comment to express displeasure for a light-hearted video. gf;askfdga;sflghka`sgajsg;aaasgas.

    afhafrgarva argsdtg aesath asf asdetgywke6ujsd xftu e35t5. Although, gsdfv hj dfgh dfgdfg edrgfh drh fgd fgh df ry cbn cv bn bnxcvb xn g b . Lol I wrote that with my head.
    Oh, what a night.
    Late December back in `63.
    What a very special time for me,
    `Cause I remember what a night.

    Oh, what a night.
    You know, I didn`t even know her name,
    But I was never gonna be the same.
    What a lady. What a night.

    Oh, I. I got a funny feeling when she walked
    In the room and I,
    As I recall it ended much too soon.

    Oh, what a night,
    Hypnotizing, mesmerizing me.
    She was everything I dreamed she`d be.
    Sweet surrender, what a night!

    I felt a rush like a rolling bolt of thunder
    Spinnin` my head around and taking my body under.
  31. Profile photo of najamesk1
    najamesk1 Male 18-29
    194 posts
    April 1, 2011 at 7:45 pm
    I actually find unboxing videos helpful. relying on a manufactures website for a proper view of what a product actually looks like is rather pointless.

    but unboxing videos usually give you an idea of what the product looks like, for me this is helpful for things like Cell phones.
  32. Profile photo of emmettyville
    emmettyville Female 40-49
    4340 posts
    April 1, 2011 at 10:41 pm
    all those resealabe bags and twisty ties were magnificent. I was especially excited by the matched set of impact absorbent foam. But the best thing ever were the awesome lyrics kindly posted by GASMASKKID, thanks man, so much :)
    wow, internet perfection!!!
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    LandoGriffin Male 30-39
    3844 posts
    April 1, 2011 at 11:49 pm
    I`ve never heard of an unboxing video before, so I guess I`m not the target audience here. I have no idea what this is about.
  34. Profile photo of D3rAnG3d
    D3rAnG3d Male 18-29
    1598 posts
    April 1, 2011 at 11:54 pm
    screw the projector, it`s all about the twisty ties!!!!
  35. Profile photo of PinkHomicide
    PinkHomicide Female 18-29
    355 posts
    April 2, 2011 at 12:29 am
    I have to agree with najamesk1 I like unboxing videos, especially when that cellphone isn`t tied to a US carrier - most recent phone only came with the euro wall plug which Amazon didn`t mention but an unboxing video did. Gave me a chance to find a cable to charge it with before it arrived.
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    furryblob Male 18-29
    574 posts
    April 2, 2011 at 6:54 am
    The only interesting unboxing video are of Apple products, anything else is just dull.
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    HumboldtPie Male 18-29
    311 posts
    April 2, 2011 at 9:22 am
    Just as the only interesting people are those who enjoy apple unboxing videos

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    tstyblucryns Male 18-29
    496 posts
    April 2, 2011 at 8:40 pm
    I kinda enjoy unboxing videos, too. The audio is painfully unnecessary as the speaker is usually just pointing out things that are obvious by watching the video and are more or less just filler. Even still, I do like pretending that it`s actually me unboxing the product I will be obtaining in the near future, for example, the 3DS. And then I did it for real and it was sooo much better than the practice run.
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    idiotfilter Male 18-29
    3916 posts
    April 3, 2011 at 9:59 am
    when he slow-mo tossed the cord i was laughing pretty hard....the paper squares and frisbee part was pretty good too...i thoroughly enjoyed this post...thanks IAB
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    CoyoteKing Male 18-29
    2988 posts
    April 3, 2011 at 5:40 pm
    i liked it
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    Linkenberger Male 18-29
    1164 posts
    April 4, 2011 at 2:37 pm
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    zekumi Female 18-29
    400 posts
    April 5, 2011 at 9:42 pm
    I had to Google "unboxing video" to find out what in the world this is supposed to be spoofing. Never heard of that in my life. :P

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