Great Mysteries of Life

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stickywicket
stickywicket Member Posts: 27,730
edited 16. Jul 2014, 07:04 in Community Chit-chat archive
How / why does the grease mark / stain on your trousers / top, which was enormous while you were wearing them / it manage to disappear completely when you are seeking to treat it pre-wash :? (But reappear after the wash if you give in and leave it :mrgreen:
If at first you don't succeed, then skydiving definitely isn't for you.
Steven Wright

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  • dreamdaisy
    dreamdaisy Member Posts: 31,520
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    I have no answer - I specialise in spilling really messy food like curries and pasta sauce because they are easily seen later. :wink: Mr DD's area of expertise is fat and grease. :roll: DD
    Have you got the despatches? No, I always walk like this. Eddie Braben
  • barbara12
    barbara12 Member Posts: 21,281
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Yes one of life's mystery's..I have noticed that some stains are worse after washing :? the best washing powder I have found is the Ald** one..
    Love
    Barbara
  • mig
    mig Member Posts: 7,154
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Ladies we all know what or who the greatest mystery is :!: Mig
  • stickywicket
    stickywicket Member Posts: 27,730
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    The mystery is that we still love 'em to bits, mig :lol:
    If at first you don't succeed, then skydiving definitely isn't for you.
    Steven Wright
  • stickywicket
    stickywicket Member Posts: 27,730
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Why, when I check the washer thoroughly after each wash, do I still occasionally find a black sock in with the white wash?

    Why is light-coloured dust attracted to dark objects and dark-coloured dust attracted to light objects?

    Why does my husband always put the soft fruit and bread at the bottom of the bag then pile the heavy veg, tins and bottles on top?

    Why is he always surprised when it's squashed?

    Where do all the biros go?
    If at first you don't succeed, then skydiving definitely isn't for you.
    Steven Wright
  • Numptydumpty
    Numptydumpty Member Posts: 6,417
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Why does it always rain after I've cut my grass, making it grow again before I've had the chance to enjoy it?

    Still on the subject of rain, why does it always rain as soon as I light my chiminea? ( even if I haven't just cut the grass)

    Who drinks that half bottle of wine, I'm sure is in the fridge, and I've been looking forward to all day?

    Sorry Sticky, I've just looked, and I think I have all the biros on the table next to my chair :oops:
    Numpty
  • stickywicket
    stickywicket Member Posts: 27,730
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    I can handle biros disappearing. Wine would be altogether different.

    As for rain, you may probably blame my husband. He calls watering the lawn his rainmaking ceremony. It rarely fails. The other week he was actually winding up the hosepipe when the first massive drops fell.
    If at first you don't succeed, then skydiving definitely isn't for you.
    Steven Wright
  • prefabkid47
    prefabkid47 Member Posts: 1,316
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    mig wrote:
    Ladies we all know what or who the greatest mystery is :!: Mig


    Yes we do.................... :)

    How wimmen's minds work........................... :? :? :? :? :?
    ''Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy''. Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
  • prefabkid47
    prefabkid47 Member Posts: 1,316
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    ..........also why is a wrong telephone number never engaged........ :?
    ''Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy''. Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
  • Slosh
    Slosh Member Posts: 3,194
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Forget the biros, where do all the teaspoons go?
    He did not say you will not be storm tossed, you will not be sore distressed, you will not be work weary. He said you will not be overcome.
    Julian of Norwich
  • Numptydumpty
    Numptydumpty Member Posts: 6,417
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Slosh, I solved the mystery of my missing teaspoons, when I saw my daughter empty her lunchbox into the kitchen bin. In went a snack wrapper, an empty yogurt pot, and one of my teaspoons! She closed the lid and went to the sink to wash her lunchbox without a thought!
    She did buy me some new spoons though.
    Numpty
  • Slosh
    Slosh Member Posts: 3,194
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    My mother used to blame the gremlins, or the borrowers!
    He did not say you will not be storm tossed, you will not be sore distressed, you will not be work weary. He said you will not be overcome.
    Julian of Norwich
  • toady
    toady Member Posts: 2,275
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    How / why does the grease mark / stain on your trousers / top, which was enormous while you were wearing them / it manage to disappear completely when you are seeking to treat it pre-wash :? (But reappear after the wash if you give in and leave it :mrgreen:
    I don't know the answer to how/why, but if I can be bothered (which isn't very often) I run a very rough bit of tacking stitch round the little offender.

    ..why is it that even though I rarely go out of my front door, and my neighbours hardly ever do either (mostly retired and not exactly in & out all day), they always pick the same minute as me, however random the time?
  • dreamdaisy
    dreamdaisy Member Posts: 31,520
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    My husband has mislaid three white shirts. Apparently this is my fault but I deny all knowledge because I know what I've washed and ironed. I accept that I have form on losing items of his clothing (a missing jumper was found after eighteen months or so in the cool box, where it had been hurriedly stuffed when unexpected visitors arrived) and I found a missing duvet cover stuffed at the back of my wardrobe but I have not lost his shirts.

    Why does it always rain when your windows have been cleaned? DD
    Have you got the despatches? No, I always walk like this. Eddie Braben
  • stickywicket
    stickywicket Member Posts: 27,730
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Of course it's your fault. As he, presumably, doesn't wash, dry or iron them.... :roll:

    As for windows - why also, does the sun always shine when they're filthy?

    Where does snot come from? Some hayfevery mornings I wake up dripping with the stuff.
    If at first you don't succeed, then skydiving definitely isn't for you.
    Steven Wright
  • Slosh
    Slosh Member Posts: 3,194
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    And why does it always rain when you've just had your car washed?
    He did not say you will not be storm tossed, you will not be sore distressed, you will not be work weary. He said you will not be overcome.
    Julian of Norwich