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Old 02-17-2011, 05:59 PM   #1
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Rocklobster's latest kitchen blunder

I guess I must be losing it. Yesterday morning at 5 a.m when I was leaving for work, I noticed a puddle infront of my refrigerator. I have a commercial fridge which drains out the bottom and into a bus bin. A couple of times a year the busbin gets full and leaks over the rim. I usually clean up the water and empty and wash out the bin. Anyway, it was 5 in the morning and I was all dressed and ready to head out and went to grab a bottle of water when I noticed the puddle. I quickly grabbed a sponge mop and gave it a good once over so my wife or daughter wouldn't slip on it when they woke up.
Turns out it wasn't water. Unbeknowst to me there was a small pail of sundried tomatoes in olive oil that had almost tipped over in the back of the fridge and the plastic lid wasn't snapped tight. It was a puddle of oil and I basically spread it all over the lenoleum floor in the dark and went on my merry way to work. When my wife and daughter woke up they were slipping all over the kitchen floor. Even the dog was slipping. when I got home my wife aske me what in the heck did I do to the floor?. I still didn't know what she was talking about until I went and gave the fridge a good looking over and noticed the sundried tomato pail leaning over. It took me about three good washings and degreasings to get the floor clean.

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Old 02-17-2011, 06:02 PM   #2
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No good deed goes unpunished. Shoulda pretended you didn't see the spill and gone to work.
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Old 02-17-2011, 10:11 PM   #3
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LOL! Andy!!!
I NEVER do something like that!!
NEVER EVER EVER!!

OK, once in a while. Especially when our cat was still puking a lot.
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Old 02-17-2011, 10:24 PM   #4
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Nothing I hate worse than an oil spill on the floor, you never get it cleaned up.
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Old 02-18-2011, 01:48 AM   #5
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Nothing I hate worse than an oil spill on the floor, you never get it cleaned up.
Shampoo is worse.
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Old 02-18-2011, 02:55 AM   #6
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Shampoo is worse.
I trump Shampoo with wine
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Old 02-18-2011, 02:59 AM   #7
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James and I have the rule that whoever finds something first cleans it up. Unfortunately, shortly after instating that rule, we both became selectively blind.
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Old 02-18-2011, 03:15 AM   #8
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For me the worst spillage is an egg broken onto the floor. I just hate cleaning that up.
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Old 02-18-2011, 07:54 AM   #9
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LOL! Andy!!!
I NEVER do something like that!!
NEVER EVER EVER!!

OK, once in a while. Especially when our cat was still puking a lot.
That's such a funny story! Bet it smells a bit too.

My dogs would have probably licked the floor clean.
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Old 02-18-2011, 07:58 AM   #10
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Eggs are a mess. But, coffee grinds are my pain.
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