I'm still working my way through the two pounds of Columbus I purchased three years ago. They live in the freezer in your basic freezer bag. Still working just fine.
Remember one unassailable statistic, as explained by the late, great George Carlin: "Just think of how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of them are even stupider!"
"I would like to die on Mars, just not on impact." Elon Musk