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Ikonoklast

(23,973 posts)
Tue Mar 26, 2013, 12:38 PM Mar 2013

OK, If I Spend Another Ten Minutes Looking For My Sunglasses

only to find them on top of my head again, I'm going to be upset.

It's bad enought that my attention span seems to be shortening as I age, but the forgetfulness is somethin....SQUIRREL!

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OK, If I Spend Another Ten Minutes Looking For My Sunglasses (Original Post) Ikonoklast Mar 2013 OP
lolololol In_The_Wind Mar 2013 #1
I am constantly losing my glasses in the classroom, LWolf Mar 2013 #2
At least I get to make an idiot out of myself in private, only the cats think that I'm nuts. Ikonoklast Mar 2013 #3
I've always been that way. LWolf Mar 2013 #19
Yep, I do the same thing, except when people call me when I'm doing something around the house. Ikonoklast Mar 2013 #21
why not a lanyard ...? Tuesday Afternoon Mar 2013 #4
Old fuddy-duddies wear those, and still forget where their sunglasses are. Ikonoklast Mar 2013 #12
meh. let 'em laugh, I say. although, I don't use a lanyard, either. so, who am I to talk. Tuesday Afternoon Mar 2013 #13
I have those, LWolf Mar 2013 #20
They're in the car. trof Mar 2013 #5
OK, now that is spooky. Ikonoklast Mar 2013 #8
Pish. I can lose two sets of glasses on top of my head. Baitball Blogger Mar 2013 #6
Do you get like Superman vision when you do that? Ikonoklast Mar 2013 #17
like worrying about some asshole for two days and finally calling the cops for a welfare check Kali Mar 2013 #7
lol - Tuesday Afternoon Mar 2013 #9
whats with people wearing them on the back of their head ??? olddots Mar 2013 #10
They are afraid that tigers will sneak up on them. Ikonoklast Mar 2013 #11
I thought I lost my purse today at Trader Joe's LiberalEsto Mar 2013 #14
When I go to Trader Joe's, I lose all my money. Ikonoklast Mar 2013 #15
But the faeries replace it with chocolate and other yummies LiberalEsto Mar 2013 #16
But all of the food rapidly disappears, too. Ikonoklast Mar 2013 #18

LWolf

(46,179 posts)
2. I am constantly losing my glasses in the classroom,
Tue Mar 26, 2013, 05:28 PM
Mar 2013

because I just don't like bifocals. I need them to see distances, I have to take them off to see well up close, and my students are charged with helping me keep track of them. Including when I just forget them on top of my head.

Whenever I frown and start looking around, someone will get up and hand them to me...or just raise his eyebrows and point to my head.

Ikonoklast

(23,973 posts)
3. At least I get to make an idiot out of myself in private, only the cats think that I'm nuts.
Tue Mar 26, 2013, 06:28 PM
Mar 2013

Walking around the house swearing like a sailor, looking in the bedroom on the dresser, the dining room table, the computer desk...then looking in the hall mirror and see them on top of my bald head.


I misplace my damn phone so much it's a running joke with my kids...the little shits.

LWolf

(46,179 posts)
19. I've always been that way.
Tue Mar 26, 2013, 09:04 PM
Mar 2013

I have a specific place I put my keys, phone, and glasses, or I simply don't find them. If someone moves them 2 feet away, I'll walk right by them over and over without ever seeing them. I often have to call my cell phone from the land line to find it...and then it's usually on vibrate, since I usually don't remember to turn sound on and off at the beginning and end of the work day.

Leaving the land line ringing, while I race around trying to hear a distant buzzing noise, and then trying to zoom in on it before it's too late? The story of my life.

Ikonoklast

(23,973 posts)
21. Yep, I do the same thing, except when people call me when I'm doing something around the house.
Tue Mar 26, 2013, 09:15 PM
Mar 2013

I never put the phone back where it should be, I end up leaving it the last place I was in the house; if I was in the kitchen cooking, it's either by the sink or by the stove.

If I'm talking on the phone and doing laundry, I'll leave it downstairs on the ironing board.

Left the damn thing in a shoebox once, still trying to figure out how the hell that happened.

Don't have a land line anymore, I have to wait until either someone calls me and I race around the house looking for it while it's ringing, or wait until my daughter comes home from school and have her call my phone.

Ikonoklast

(23,973 posts)
12. Old fuddy-duddies wear those, and still forget where their sunglasses are.
Tue Mar 26, 2013, 07:57 PM
Mar 2013

Besides that, I'd probably end up strangling myself with them.

"Ikonoklast Dies In Bizarre Sunglass Accident."

I can see the local headlines now, and all my buddies wetting themselves from laughing so hard.

Tuesday Afternoon

(56,912 posts)
13. meh. let 'em laugh, I say. although, I don't use a lanyard, either. so, who am I to talk.
Tue Mar 26, 2013, 08:18 PM
Mar 2013

but, I keep thinking I will .... one of these days. they have the sporty ones, too:

LWolf

(46,179 posts)
20. I have those,
Tue Mar 26, 2013, 09:06 PM
Mar 2013

and I don't care about being an "old fuddy duddy." I DO care about my general clumsiness, and the way carrying large loads of books, etc. mashes them against my chest and bends the frames up.

Ikonoklast

(23,973 posts)
8. OK, now that is spooky.
Tue Mar 26, 2013, 07:40 PM
Mar 2013

I am currently looking at three pair, in my truck.


I bought another pair of sunglasses two weeks ago, thinking that I lost the ones I had. I was pissed, because I really like the pair rhat I'd thought that I'd lost.

When I got back into my truck, they were sitting right in front of my face, hanging from the overhead, right where I left them.

Where the third pair came from, fuck all if I know.

Baitball Blogger

(46,406 posts)
6. Pish. I can lose two sets of glasses on top of my head.
Tue Mar 26, 2013, 06:46 PM
Mar 2013

I can even go out with my glasses on, while the other pair is being worn like a headband.

Amateurs.

Ikonoklast

(23,973 posts)
17. Do you get like Superman vision when you do that?
Tue Mar 26, 2013, 08:59 PM
Mar 2013

I mean, can you see things a hundred miles away?

Because that would be totally cool if you could.

Kali

(54,947 posts)
7. like worrying about some asshole for two days and finally calling the cops for a welfare check
Tue Mar 26, 2013, 06:54 PM
Mar 2013

only to have him send a PM two minutes later

 

olddots

(10,237 posts)
10. whats with people wearing them on the back of their head ???
Tue Mar 26, 2013, 07:48 PM
Mar 2013

Is it code ?

Don't worry until you look for your glasses and you're wearing them

Ikonoklast

(23,973 posts)
11. They are afraid that tigers will sneak up on them.
Tue Mar 26, 2013, 07:54 PM
Mar 2013

And not members of the ball team from Detroit, either.


If a tiger thinks you can see it, it won't attack from ambush.

 

LiberalEsto

(22,845 posts)
14. I thought I lost my purse today at Trader Joe's
Tue Mar 26, 2013, 08:52 PM
Mar 2013

only to find it in the car, after putting all my stuff back on the shelves.

Ikonoklast

(23,973 posts)
15. When I go to Trader Joe's, I lose all my money.
Tue Mar 26, 2013, 08:57 PM
Mar 2013

It's like some sort of evil magic trick, no matter how much I have in my wallet, it's all gone when I leave the store.

Can't figure it out.

 

LiberalEsto

(22,845 posts)
16. But the faeries replace it with chocolate and other yummies
Tue Mar 26, 2013, 08:58 PM
Mar 2013

just look in your reusable shopping bags and see for yourself!

Ikonoklast

(23,973 posts)
18. But all of the food rapidly disappears, too.
Tue Mar 26, 2013, 09:01 PM
Mar 2013

I'm telling you, there's something really spooky going on.

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