How to find two identical Skittles packs?

In a hilarious experiment the anonymous mathematician behind the website Possibly Wrong estimated that s/he only needed to open “about 400-500” packs of Skittles to find an identifical pack.

From January 12th up to April 6th, s/he put it to the test and counted the contents of an astonishing 468 packs, containing over 27.000 individual Skittles! Read all about the experiment here.

Overview of the contents of the Skittles packs, the duplicates encircled.
Via https://possiblywrong.wordpress.com/2019/04/06/follow-up-i-found-two-identical-packs-of-skittles-among-468-packs-with-a-total-of-27740-skittles/
Contents of the two duplicate Skittles packs.
Via https://possiblywrong.wordpress.com/2019/04/06/follow-up-i-found-two-identical-packs-of-skittles-among-468-packs-with-a-total-of-27740-skittles/

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