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Most of us have had the experience of wondering which one of the ubiquitous and indistinguishable black suitcase is ours at the baggage claim.  However, this takes the need to make those bags easily identifiable to a new low.

Novelty suitcase stickers go viral

The abducted flight attendant is one of four designs a pair of Vancouver entrepreneurs have developed to make luggage stand out on airport carousels.

A pair of Vancouver entrepreneurs have taken the notion of making a suitcase stand out on the luggage rack to a whole new level.

The abducted flight attendant is one of four designs a pair of Vancouver entrepreneurs have developed to make luggage stand out on airport carousels.The abducted flight attendant is one of four designs a pair of Vancouver entrepreneurs have developed to make luggage stand out on airport carousels. (thecheeky.com)Colin Hart and Ryan McCormick have created large stickers that can be placed on luggage to give it the appearance that something strange or nefarious is going on.

The stickers make it appear that the suitcases have been ripped open to expose either stacks of money, cocaine, an abducted flight attendant or a case full of sex toys.

The pair operate a website that sells novelty items called thecheeky.com.

Hart said he got the idea while observing people watching nearly identical bags circling the carousel at Vancouver International Airport.

“You know they’re just standing there like zombies just looking at these things,” he told CBC News.

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–Cyra Akila Choudhury

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