When we share these kinds of tips, we pray that you won’t ever have to use them. But for those that find themselves in a terrifying situation, it’s important to be armed with as much survival knowledge as possible. We’ve shown you how to get out of duct tape and zip ties if you ever find your hands bound in a scary situation. But if you ever end up bound by professional handcuffs in a kidnapping of some kind, there is definitely hope of escape if you can find a simple paper clip.