If you accidentally slipped a few too many coins in your piggy bank and don’t feel like breaking it open to get them back, use this trick instead.
This video from the Hacks World YouTube channel demonstrates a clever way to siphon some change out of an unbreakable piggy bank. Just grab a butter knife, slide it into the coin slot, and tilt the piggy bank upside down. The blade of the knife will act like an emergency escape slide for the poor coins imprisoned inside.
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