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Old 02-02-2009, 12:05 PM   #11
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my dryer eats my socks. i only wear them when i'm at school, so whew!!
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Old 02-02-2009, 12:14 PM   #12
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here's mine: how do I get so much crud under my fingernails just from handling paper and typing on a computer?
The stuff under fingernails is a mystery to me also. I don't even have them and stuff collects under there from doing NOTHING!
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Old 02-02-2009, 01:20 PM   #13
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Personally, I think the sock thing is a conspiracy between the people who make appliances and the sock makers.

Seriously, I think that it is actually the washer that eats the socks. If you have a top loader, when you lift the lid you will see a space between the tub and the drum and light items like socks can get thrown in there. If you have a front loader, the drain is big enough for socks to go down. I had always heard this and it was confirmed when my daughter called one night and said her washer wouldn't drain and wanted to now if Daddy could come look at it. He did and when he looked in the drain hose, there was something stuck so he pulled it out and lo and behold it was a sock! So the best way to fix the problem is to buy one of those mesh laundry bags to put your light items in.
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Old 02-02-2009, 01:34 PM   #14
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I was actually in NH and MA at the time.
I was going to ask if you lived in India or something like that...
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Old 02-02-2009, 01:36 PM   #15
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How the heck does dog fur get UNDER the car seats? Cleo can't even fit under there!
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Old 02-02-2009, 04:16 PM   #16
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here's mine: how do I get so much crud under my fingernails just from handling paper and typing on a computer?
add me, please..
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Old 02-02-2009, 04:21 PM   #17
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Sure do. That is what I was wearing when I was sockless. I would even climb mountains in them.

I have a friend who explored the Gran Canyon with his Birkis ,o)
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Old 02-02-2009, 05:00 PM   #18
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Hey Mama, good call on the laundry bag thing. I'd need an industrial sized one for all the socks in this house though! LOL

Another weird thought. Have you ever noticed that you can be out in the sun without your watch on but if you put it on in the house you end up with a watch mark tan line?
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Old 02-02-2009, 05:46 PM   #19
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How the heck does dog fur get UNDER the car seats? Cleo can't even fit under there!
Erinny I personally believe that pet hair/fur is a living entity that grows and multiplies on it's own once it leaves its host animal. We rarely have our animals in the car and when we do we have the seats down and a cover over all that fits snugly and I still find fur and hair (we have both types of dog) on the actual seats and under them. Same thing happens in the house, it is EVERYWHERE!!!!!
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There is enough dog hair around here to knit a new dog! Cat hair too, but German Shepherds shed like crazy!

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