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Old 07-17-2006, 02:43 PM   #1
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Do you like ironing!

Does anyone iron clothes anymore and if so where and when? I have put it off so long, I have accumulation of a full basket of clothes that I just didn't do. Ironing seems to try my patience. One girl I had worked with loved to iron. Not me! Just curious if you feel the same way. There are some clothes that you are supposed to wear wrinkled but not dress shirts.

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Old 07-17-2006, 02:46 PM   #2
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It's one of my least favorite chores.
I wait until I have nothing to wear and then spend three hours
ironing. YUCK!
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Old 07-17-2006, 02:48 PM   #3
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I iron every morning. I typically do it in the bedroom while catching the early morning news. I would'nt go as far as saying I love to do it, but I don't mind. I just like pressed whites, and non wrinkled chef cargos.
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Old 07-17-2006, 02:49 PM   #4
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Yes, I do like to iron. Even iron tableclloths.
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Old 07-17-2006, 02:50 PM   #5
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I absolutely dispise it. I try to buy clothing that doesn't wrinkle to much. I quickly take my clothes out of the dryer before it stops so they don't wrinkle. I grab a few out of the dryer at a time and quickly shut the door and turn the dryer on again so the remaining clothes don't wrinkle. If I do buy something and I find it wrinkles too much it goes into the rummage pile. The few things I do have to iron don't take but a few seconds to do. By doing the above I only have to iron maybe a few times each month.
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Old 07-17-2006, 03:10 PM   #6
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I don't even own an iron. My daughter who still lives at home does but she only used it for crafting purposes.
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Old 07-17-2006, 03:14 PM   #7
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I don't mind ironing, but I prefer an over the door ironing board, and the iron already close by and plugged in. Then all I have to do is turn the iron on and flip the board down. I learned to iron very well in the Navy.
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Old 07-17-2006, 03:20 PM   #8
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For years I've kept the Argo laundry starch instructions taped to my tupperware cornstarch container. Something about a well starched white dress shirt just pleases me deeply. Having the laundry do it doesn't satisfy nearly as much.
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Old 07-17-2006, 03:20 PM   #9
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For the longest time the only thing I used my iron for was waxing my skis
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Old 07-17-2006, 06:28 PM   #10
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Great

At least I am not the only one who doesn't want to look at the iron. Sounds like you all have your plans how to get around it if do it at all. They ask me if I gave the clothes away which made me take it on today. What about those steamers that I see the stores using to get the wrinkles out? I think they sell them but never asked anyone how they take care of their clothes? I share things from inside my home that I hope my neighbors never know nothing about.
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