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"Even this was a substantial improvement over ‘Open Sesame!’, the previous most-popular spell which saw doors torn from their hinges and torn into firewood."
—The advantage of Portaberto over this.[src]

Open Sesame is a spell used to rip doors from their hinges and tear them to firewood. Before Portaberto and Alohomora, this was the most popular unlocking spell.[1]



In popular culture, "Open Sesame" is a well-known nonsense incantation that allegedly can be used to open doors or passages. The phrase originates from the story "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves."[2]

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