Scripted containers

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Items listed here have various zests solely for OPEN and CLOSE but are otherwise plain.

Autoclosing Containers

Autoclosing containers have a spring-type closure that automatically closes after a certain time. They are great to keep thieves and their sticky fingers out of your belongings if you happen to forget you leave them open.

Autoclose Messaging

Suddenly the opening on your blue velvet tote snaps shut with a loud *CLICK*!

Analyze

You analyze your blue velvet tote and sense that the item is largely free from merchant alteration restrictions, but the creator has stated that "The item type should not change."

Verb Traps

VERB FIRST THIRD
OPEN Sliding the lever on the side of the blue velvet tote, you can feel tension increasing against the lever. The metal plates at the top of the tote slide away, revealing the opening. XXX fiddles with the top of the blue velvet tote, causing the metal plates to open.
CLOSE You slide the small lever on the side of the blue velvet tote, causing the metal plates at the top to snap closed. XXX fiddles with the top of the blue velvet tote, causing the metal plates to snap closed.

Custom Case

These can have a custom open and close.

Analyze

The creator has also provided the following information:
This item may be altered by a talented merchant, though it must make sense for the manner in which the case is opened and closed.  A small handful of merchants may also be willing and able to customize the manner in which you open and close the case.

Verb Traps

Example used was a smooth ebonwood case inlaid with a labyrinth of silvery vaalin wire that was offered as a souvenir gift at Droughtman's Challenge.

VERB FIRST THIRD
OPEN You pore over the maze-like surface of your ebonwood case, running your fingers deftly along its lines until you find the hidden catch. With a twist of your wrist, you pull one segmented piece while pushing on another, and the case's cover pops open! XXX pores over the maze-like surface of her ebonwood case, running her fingers deftly along its lines as if searching for something. With a twist of her wrist, the case's cover pops open!
CLOSE With great precision, you press down on the cover of your ebonwood case while holding a segmented bar on its back firmly in place. The cover slides into place and seals itself with a small *snick*. With great concentration, XXX presses down on the cover of her ebonwood case while her fingers deftly move along its surface. The cover slides into place and seals itself with a small *snick*.

Flap and Clasp

Analyze

The creator has also provided the following information:

This item may be freely altered with a long or a show, but the noun must remain backpack, pouch, satchel, sack, pack, bag, or case, subject to the "essence" rules in ALTER 14.

Verb Traps (Bag)

VERB FIRST THIRD
OPEN Unclasping your <bag>, you fold back the cover and loosen the drawstrings. XXX fiddles with the clasp of her <bag> before folding back the cover.
CLOSE You pull the drawstring of your <bag> closed tightly before folding the flap over it and securing the clasp. XXX pulls the drawstring of her <bag> and fiddles with the clasp.

Verb Traps (Case)

VERB FIRST THIRD
OPEN You fiddle with your <case> before managing to lift the latch. Carefully, you flip open the cover to reveal the contents. XXX fiddles with his <case> before lifting the latch and flipping the cover open.
CLOSE You close your <case> and carefully fasten the latch to secure the contents. XXX closes his <case> and fiddles with the latch for a moment.

Jewelry Pouches

These are not wearable, but have a nice zest indicating they are for jewelry items.

Analyze

You analyze your velvet pouch and sense that there is no recorded information on that item.  It may or may not be able to be worked on by a merchant alterer.

Verb Traps

VERB FIRST THIRD
OPEN You unwrap the slender cords from around the pearl button set into your velvet pouch, allowing them to dangle free. With care for the items within, you slowly unroll the tightly wrapped bundle. XXX unwraps the slender cords from around the pearl button set into her velvet pouch. With care for the items within, she slowly unrolls the tightly wrapped bundle.
CLOSE With slow, methodical turns, you roll your velvet pouch into a tight bundle, then carefully wrap its cords around its pearl button. With slow, methodical turns, XXX rolls her velvet pouch into a tight bundle, then carefully wraps its cords around its pearl button.