In episode 41 of TO DO, TXT had to solve various tasks in an escape room. While Soobin and Huening Kai, and Beomgyu and Yeonjun were paired together to solve their own missions, Taehyun was on his own.

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Taehyun’s mission was to escape from the lock that kept him chained to a small telephone room. After some time had passed it was clear that Taehyun had made zero progress, while the rest of his members had freed themselves from their own rooms. So he decided to take matters into his own hands quite cleverly.

Instead of finding the number code that would unlock his lock, he decided to attempt to cut the cable tie connecting him to the lock with a piece of rope. And much to the surprise of his fellow members and staff, it actually worked.

Taehyun shared that he learned the trick from a show he watched.

I learned it from “Emergency Escape Number 1. When your legs are tied up, you can cut the rope off by rubbing your shoelace on the rope.

— Taehyun

The staff were caught off guard with his clever method, but nonetheless counted it as a success because it was cool. We should all be taking notes from him.