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Old 12-07-2007, 05:56 PM   #1
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Hotel drinking glasses

For those of you who frequent hotels.... yikes!

Don't drink from hotel room glasses - Snotr


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Old 12-07-2007, 06:13 PM   #2
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I can't bring it up but reading the comments I get the idea.
not good, unsafe, unclean, all of the above?
I know people wash their pant^ ho$# in the coffee pots.

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Old 12-07-2007, 06:24 PM   #3
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I used to work for a company that sells the majority of restaurant/hospitality cleaning/sanitizing products worldwide.
People run out of product, and stay out for weeks or months to save money.
I wouldn't sleep in a hotel without bringing my own bedding, towels, and drinking glasses.
Better shut up now, they still know where to find me.....
Not that there's anything wrong with that.....
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Old 12-07-2007, 07:00 PM   #4
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Yep, when staying at a motor lodge or what not, be sure to at least peel that comforter off. Most places launder the sheets, but not the comforter. You really don't want to know what is all on those things!!!!
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Old 12-07-2007, 07:01 PM   #5
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I'm beginning to be glad I don't take holidays!!
Too many restaurants, not enough time...
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Old 12-07-2007, 07:34 PM   #6
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For those of you who frequent hotels.... yikes!

Don't drink from hotel room glasses - Snotr

That was truly disgusting!!!!!!! EWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW!!!

I used to clean rooms, and someone had said they do the sheets and pillowcases and not the comforters. Totally true. And to be honest, at the time I was cleaning rooms, that never occurred to me.
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Old 12-07-2007, 08:30 PM   #7
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We live in a world of bacteria.

Each of us has millions of bacteria living on, and mostly within, our bodies.

Had we not gotten an immune system none of us would be alive.

There are some bacteria that attack us for which most of us have little defence for. Fortunately they are rare.

But we live in a sorta symbiotic relationship with most of the germs.

That means they do their things without hurting the folks they live within or on.

Know better than most the stuff I have to sleep in an hotel.

But heck, there is some reason people who lived in the most germ ridden conditions, such as in the middle ages, were able to stay alive to reproduce enough kids to make us.

Believe in hygiene, but also don't go nuts about about being in a hotel.
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Old 12-07-2007, 09:19 PM   #8
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I used to love trips to hotels. Now I'm a little sick. I'm going to call Shirley on Monday. She's our Sheraton rep. I want my room clean.
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Old 12-07-2007, 11:30 PM   #9
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Gee, can't eat in restaurants because we all know what waiters do to the food...
Can't sleep in hotels..
Can't use grocery carts...
Can't touch doorknobs...
Can't can't can't...

I live dangerously and embrace my microbes, fungi, spores....

In my humble opinion, all this obsessiveness about germs is going to cause BIG
problems... that 1% of bacteria that ISN'T killed by germicides is tough stuff.

Think MRSA. I'd rather stick with the ones for which I have some resistance.
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Old 12-08-2007, 09:21 AM   #10
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When I travel by car I bring my down comforter I take everthing off the bed except bottom sheet and pillows I also bring my Black&Decker single cup coffee maker with travel mug,my own glass and Brita water pitcher.The water always has a strong chlorine taste in those places.I keep all these things in container along with my coffee,creamer,parmesan,red pepper flakes,tea,and a fork,knife and spoon.I like to order pizza most of the time and there is always something missing.Ever tried to eat a salad with no utensil?
If Im not going by car I at least take a camping filtering water bottle.I cant stand chlorine in my water and I drink alot of water
Another thing you can tell if they send the glasses down to be washed if they are on the housekeeping cart if they are not well then you know.

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