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Old 12-07-2013, 04:58 PM   #2321
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My mom was the classic hoarder of plastic peanuts. Apparently she kept every single one, in her basement, for the last 50 years or more. The poor realtor who's selling her house keeps having to sneak them a bag at a time into the trash. A never-ending task.
They dissolve in nail polish remover...she could do that in a plastic milk jug...then she'd have a chunk of plastic...instead of lots of bags of peanuts.

Actually, she might call a UPS store or other shipping type place and see if they would like them...for nothing!
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Old 12-07-2013, 05:01 PM   #2322
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They dissolve in nail polish remover...she could do that in a plastic milk jug...then she'd have a chunk of plastic...instead of lots of bags of peanuts.
Huh. Good idea, PF! Thanks!

No nearby UPS store in the Great White North.
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Old 12-07-2013, 05:10 PM   #2323
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Huh. Good idea, PF! Thanks!

No nearby UPS store in the Great White North.
Dad got the equivalent of 10-33 gallon bags of peanuts into a gallon jug. Took a while but it worked. Won't happen overnight but beats sneaking out to the trash.
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Old 12-07-2013, 05:13 PM   #2324
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Dad got the equivalent of 10-33 gallon bags of peanuts into a gallon jug. Took a while but it worked. Won't happen overnight but beats sneaking out to the trash.
I'll mention this to the realtor. I'm 3 states away, so can't do it my own self.
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Old 12-07-2013, 05:39 PM   #2325
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Hubby gets after me for popping the bubble wrap. Not because he was going to save it, because I sometimes forget to share.
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Old 12-07-2013, 05:41 PM   #2326
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Hubby gets after me for popping the bubble wrap. Not because he was going to save it, because I sometimes forget to share.
The problem is you can't quit until every last one is popped! Addictive.
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Old 12-07-2013, 06:11 PM   #2327
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I purchased a roll of bubble wrap one year to send off a bunch of fragile presents. I hung onto the end of the roll for years. Then one day my girlfriend in Atlanta mentioned that she needed to find some bubble wrap. I told her I would send her enough to solve all her problems. I divided what was left on the roll into two packets and packed them into large manila envelopes. Taped them together and sent them on their way.

They arrived intact. Her daughter was so excited. Wanted to open it and see what Addie had sent. Bubble wrap? Huh? So she opened the second envelope. More bubble wrap? Has she lost her mind? Is this her idea of a joke? The look on her daughter's face was priceless. Her mother just took the bubble wrap and never explained to her why I sent them bubble wrap!
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Old 12-07-2013, 06:18 PM   #2328
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Hubby gets after me for popping the bubble wrap. Not because he was going to save it, because I sometimes forget to share.
Exactly, Shrek gets grumpy if he doesn't have a shot at it, too!
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There is a pile of bubble wrap just next to the photocopier(multi thingy printer).

Now. Isn't this a Health and Safety issue?

In all seriousness, shouldn't I pop those potential pods of explosiveness?
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Old 12-07-2013, 06:22 PM   #2330
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There is a pile of bubble wrap just next to the photocopier(multi thingy printer).

Now. Isn't this a Health and Safety issue?

In all seriousness, shouldn't I pop those potential pods of explosiveness?
Absolutely! Someone could fall and smother in them.
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