‘Revolutionary’ banana slicer is newest target of snarky Amazon reviews with 635 5-star reviews

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With 635 five-star reviews on its Amazon product page (out of more than 1,200 reviews … and growing), it seems obvious that the Hutzler 571 Banana Slicer is the one gift you can buy yourself that will make up for all that thoughtless junk you’ve already re-gifted to friends and loved ones. Those who apparently did receive this “revolutionary” product over the holiday season are burning up the Amazon reviews as 2012 draws to a close.

Just read what these satisfied reviewers have to say over this demarcated banana shape that is “dishwasher safe” and “faster, safer than using a knife.”

“No more winning for you, Mr. Banana!” declares the review voted “most helpful” by other Amazon’s users. “For decades I have been trying to come up with an ideal way to slice a banana,” writes Amazon reviewer SW3K. “‘Use a knife!’ they say. Well … my parole officer won’t allow me to be around knives. ‘Shoot it with a gun!’ Background check … HELLO! I had to resort to carefully attempt to slice those bananas with my bare hands. 99.9 percent of the time, I would get so frustrated that I just ended up squishing the fruit in my hands and throwing it against the wall in anger. Then, after a fit of banana-induced rage, my parole officer introduced me to this kitchen marvel and my life was changed.”

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