How come so many people use Altoid containers?

I've seen atleast 50 'ibles on altoid wallets alone!How come?

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Kiteman8 years ago
I guess because they are such a convenient size, easily available and with attractive graphic design.
shrug656 years ago
You know you can buy multi packs on Ebay. That is the way I find my cinnamon Altoids.
Cubie27 years ago
 Because they're cheap, they come with candy ^_^  , with a little ingenuity you can make just about ANYTHING with them, and they are third on the list of best 'ibles materials.
samurai12008 years ago
The size is nice, but when talking about electronics, especially analog electronics, the metal tin provides for some nice shielding, and looks mighty sharp doing it. Oh yeah, and they're essentially free, if you do any sort of looking around.
rebeckler8 years ago
So many people use altoid containers for the above stated reasons. But I want to collect altoid containers for making teensy assemblage. Similarly, I'm collecting Rosebud Salve containers.
Capt. Howdy8 years ago
BTW check out the AIRSOFT DEVASTATOR under recent games. That's my first altoid project.
Capt. Howdy8 years ago
They are cheap / free enclosures. I find 1 or 2 on wal-marts parking lot every week.