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    • Stuffed Turkey
    • By Stuffed Turkey 8th Jan 18, 4:24 PM
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    Stuffed Turkey
    Why is there?
    • #1
    • 8th Jan 18, 4:24 PM
    Why is there? 8th Jan 18 at 4:24 PM
    Always a tea spoon left at the bottom of the washing up bowl when you empty it?


    Have you got any ''Why is there'' questions?
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    • Poppycat
    • By Poppycat 8th Jan 18, 4:25 PM
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    • 8th Jan 18, 4:25 PM
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    • 8th Jan 18, 4:25 PM
    Always a sock missing when you do washing

    • Murphybear
    • By Murphybear 8th Jan 18, 4:29 PM
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    • #3
    • 8th Jan 18, 4:29 PM
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    • 8th Jan 18, 4:29 PM
    Yes, I have lots, hereís one for starters.

    I paint my fingernails and toenails exactly the same ie (for those who donít follow these things ) base coat, 2 coats of colour and 1 top coat. I go swimming a few days later and the varnish on my fingernails comes off and the varnish on my toenails stays put.

    Itís a mystery.
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 8th Jan 18, 9:22 PM
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    • 8th Jan 18, 9:22 PM
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    • 8th Jan 18, 9:22 PM
    ...........always something else to go in the refuse after you've put the bin out, locked the doors and changed into your nightclothes?
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

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    • kingfisherblue
    • By kingfisherblue 8th Jan 18, 9:57 PM
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    • #5
    • 8th Jan 18, 9:57 PM
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    • 8th Jan 18, 9:57 PM
    Always a sock missing when you do washing
    Originally posted by Poppycat
    Because it must be the other sock to the odd one at my house
    • borkid
    • By borkid 8th Jan 18, 10:02 PM
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    • #6
    • 8th Jan 18, 10:02 PM
    • #6
    • 8th Jan 18, 10:02 PM
    ....always a cat where I want to sit down?
    • Ames
    • By Ames 8th Jan 18, 10:09 PM
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    • 8th Jan 18, 10:09 PM
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    • 8th Jan 18, 10:09 PM
    Always a sock missing when you do washing
    Originally posted by Poppycat
    They run away with the biros that can never be found and breed the random cables that don't match any appliance or gadgets in your home.
    Unless I say otherwise 'you' means the general you not you specifically.
    • DeputyDawgg
    • By DeputyDawgg 8th Jan 18, 11:13 PM
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    • #8
    • 8th Jan 18, 11:13 PM
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    • 8th Jan 18, 11:13 PM
    Yes, I have lots, hereís one for starters.

    I paint my fingernails and toenails exactly the same ie (for those who donít follow these things ) base coat, 2 coats of colour and 1 top coat. I go swimming a few days later and the varnish on my fingernails comes off and the varnish on my toenails stays put.

    Itís a mystery.
    Originally posted by Murphybear

    Interesting puzzle.

    Maybe toes are hotter than fingers?

    Or vice versa?

    Also toes may be wetter for longer?
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 9th Jan 18, 5:13 AM
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    • 9th Jan 18, 5:13 AM
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    • 9th Jan 18, 5:13 AM
    Yes, I have lots, here’s one for starters.

    I paint my fingernails and toenails exactly the same ie (for those who don’t follow these things ) base coat, 2 coats of colour and 1 top coat. I go swimming a few days later and the varnish on my fingernails comes off and the varnish on my toenails stays put.

    It’s a mystery.
    Originally posted by Murphybear

    Interesting puzzle.

    Maybe toes are hotter than fingers?

    Or vice versa?

    Also toes may be wetter for longer?
    Originally posted by DeputyDawgg
    But you don't wash your toes several times a day, like you do your hands!
    Plus your toes are protected by socks or tights plus shoes.
    So the varnish on your fingernails has already been weakened before you get in the pool.

    Probably STBO, but ho hum!
    Last edited by Pyxis; 09-01-2018 at 5:15 AM.
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

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    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 9th Jan 18, 7:43 AM
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    Always a sock missing when you do washing
    Originally posted by Poppycat
    But the real question is are you missing a sock ... or has another sock actually decided to join the washing party?
    ďTime is intended to be spent, not savedĒ - Alfred Wainwright
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 9th Jan 18, 7:56 AM
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    But the real question is are you missing a sock ... or has another sock actually decided to join the washing party?
    Originally posted by indesisiv
    There's been a load of scientific research done on the Missing Sock Phenomenon, including psychological reasons for them going missing!

    The Sock Loss Index........




    In the 'Sock Loss Index', 'L' stands for 'laundry size', based on the number of people in a household (p) with the frequency of washes (f). 'C' stands for 'washing complexity.' Types of wash (t) is multiplied by the number of socks washed in a week (s). 'P', or 'positivity towards the laundry' is subtracted from the sum of 'L' and 'C' In the 'Sock Loss Index', 'L' stands for 'laundry size', based on the number of people in a household (p) with the frequency of washes (f). 'C' stands for 'washing complexity.' Types of wash (t) is multiplied by the number of socks washed in a week (s). 'P', or 'positivity towards the laundry' is subtracted from the sum of 'L' and 'C'


    https://news.samsung.com/global/sock-horror-mystery-of-missing-socks-is-solved-scientists-reveal-why-socks-go-missing-in-the-wash-and-how-likely-it-is-to-happen
    Last edited by Pyxis; 09-01-2018 at 7:59 AM.
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

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    • worried jim
    • By worried jim 9th Jan 18, 7:57 AM
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    Why have I walked into the kitchen?
    "Only two things are infinite-the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not so sure about the universe"
    Albert Einstein
    • Murphybear
    • By Murphybear 9th Jan 18, 10:42 AM
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    Why have I walked into the kitchen?
    Originally posted by worried jim
    Youíre feeling peckish and want to make toast with lashings of butter and a bit of strawberry jam?

    Put the kettle on?

    Feed the cat?
    • fussypensioner
    • By fussypensioner 9th Jan 18, 1:00 PM
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    fussypensioner
    There's been a load of scientific research done on the Missing Sock Phenomenon, including psychological reasons for them going missing!

    The Sock Loss Index........




    In the 'Sock Loss Index', 'L' stands for 'laundry size', based on the number of people in a household (p) with the frequency of washes (f). 'C' stands for 'washing complexity.' Types of wash (t) is multiplied by the number of socks washed in a week (s). 'P', or 'positivity towards the laundry' is subtracted from the sum of 'L' and 'C' In the 'Sock Loss Index', 'L' stands for 'laundry size', based on the number of people in a household (p) with the frequency of washes (f). 'C' stands for 'washing complexity.' Types of wash (t) is multiplied by the number of socks washed in a week (s). 'P', or 'positivity towards the laundry' is subtracted from the sum of 'L' and 'C'


    https://news.samsung.com/global/sock-horror-mystery-of-missing-socks-is-solved-scientists-reveal-why-socks-go-missing-in-the-wash-and-how-likely-it-is-to-happen
    Originally posted by Pyxis

    Does this work with joining queue's. What are the chances of, for once, joining a queue that is quicker than the one you have chosen. Even when the queue is shorter someone always holds it up because of a price query or just chatting about nothing, or can't find their purse....
    Holding back the years...
    • SamsReturn
    • By SamsReturn 9th Jan 18, 1:03 PM
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    SamsReturn
    The Sock Loss Index........



    Originally posted by Pyxis
    That should go in your other thread.........
    "What didn't you know and have learnt today ?"
    Up to now i always thought it was because, the sock fairies took them.
    • Syman
    • By Syman 9th Jan 18, 1:06 PM
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    Syman
    Why do depictions of Adam (as in Adam and Eve) have belly buttons?
    Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today!
    Cos if you do it today and like it...You can do it again tomorrow..


    Bookworm's Thread 2018 reading Challenge total :- 3/48
    • SamsReturn
    • By SamsReturn 9th Jan 18, 1:16 PM
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    Why do depictions of Adam (as in Adam and Eve) have belly buttons?
    Originally posted by Syman
    Everyone has to have a belly button. If you didn't
    When you're laying in bed eating, where would you keep the salt ?
    • pollypenny
    • By pollypenny 9th Jan 18, 2:55 PM
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    Always a sock missing when you do washing
    Originally posted by Poppycat


    Why do I always find that Iíve dropped a sock or a pair of knickers en route between bathroom linen basket and the washing machine?
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    Words, words, they're all we have to go by!.

    (Pity they are mangled by this autocorrect!)
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 9th Jan 18, 3:05 PM
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    That should go in your other thread.........
    "What didn't you know and have learnt today ?"
    Up to now i always thought it was because, the sock fairies took them.
    Originally posted by SamsReturn
    On another thread, quite a while ago, it was decided that it was the way socks got divorced.
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

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