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Old 11-11-2007, 11:51 PM   #21
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a memorable quote from high school chemistry class (yes, i was awake. and yes, i remember something from h.s. chemistry ) was, "they're in the business of selling soap, so of course they tell you to use more than you need."

actually, if i remember my teacher correctly, there is a point at which you inhibit the cleaning action of the chemical compounds in the soap by adding too much.

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Old 11-12-2007, 09:33 AM   #22
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I'm a Tide girl too. I tend to use quite a bit less than it suggests though. When I worked in retail, the P&G salesman used to tell us that you only need about a 1/4 of the soap that they suggest you use. (Which accounts for many allergic reactions) So...I hardly use any detergent at all. I DO use OxiClean to boost whites, or bleach sometimes, and I also like the new dual action Spray and Wash stain remover thingy.
Tide for me I also use less than reccommended and I love Shout it works great on greasy chef coats I would spray the coat as soon as I took it off and and washed them when I got ready a few days later.It works great on blood as Dh is a hunting guide.Shout works because of the protein eating enzymes it contains.Dish washer soap also has those enzymes

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Old 11-12-2007, 10:32 AM   #23
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Oxydol with 180 degree water?
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Old 11-12-2007, 11:20 AM   #24
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I'm a Tide girl unless it's the weekend, two days before payday and we are completely out, then I buy whatever is cheapest, wash only what is necessary and wait to do the rest when I can buy the Tide.

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