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Niagara

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19. Here's what happens in my household
Mon Apr 8, 2024, 12:58 PM
Apr 8

I purchase socks that can be mated with another sock if the original mate goes missing.



I'm hard on socks because I walk frequently and my socks will receive newly developed holes in only one sock. So what I do is throw away the one holey one and I forget to find the weakest link one to follow suit in the trash. I have enough cleaning towels and cleaning rags so I don't need to save a holey sock for cleaning.




My major issue with the dryer is that I keep two wool balls in the dryer at all times. The wool balls help lessen drying time and help keep bulkier items from getting entangled together.


However, sometimes the wool dryer balls go missing because they either:

1. rolled out of the dryer as I was removing items and I didn't see it
2. get stuck in a pantleg or shirt sleeve
3. get stuck in a corner of a fitted bedsheet


The missing wool dryer balls don't generally go missing for a long time but it is annoying when it happens.

I don't really have socks that need to go on a missing poster though.






I have 6 lone socks PlutosHeart Apr 8 #1
Can you bring them together to mate them ? That's something to ponder? debm55 Apr 8 #3
Crossed my mind PlutosHeart Apr 9 #37
Ty PlutosHeart, all our socks are the same species. debm55 Apr 9 #38
Sock divorce. rubbersole Apr 8 #2
Something for me to ponder --what did you do with the sock left behind???? Sorry rubbersole's sock. debm55 Apr 8 #5
Well, the remaining one quit smoking rubbersole Apr 8 #8
Great idea, ty, rubbersole. debm55 Apr 8 #10
the dog buried it in the back yard. AllaN01Bear Apr 8 #4
Oh my, What are you going to the one left behind? debm55 Apr 8 #6
sitting with the rest of its buddies. AllaN01Bear Apr 8 #20
I have a bag of lost unpaired socks sometimes I find the mate and reunite them kimbutgar Apr 8 #7
Ty kimbutgar, Very sood suggestion. We do that too. But, what about your socks in the bag with no mate, all alone? debm55 Apr 8 #9
I keep the lost sheep socks in a separate bag and every now and then find the partner! kimbutgar Apr 8 #21
Thank you kimbutgar. I am glad you found their partner. But you threw the others away? What can I say? I am at a loss debm55 Apr 8 #22
I often see a sock that has been run over in a pot-hole or along the side of the road. pandr32 Apr 8 #11
Oh my, pandra32. Did you stop and offer help? debm55 Apr 8 #12
There's nothing you can do for them at that point. lastlib Apr 8 #14
HAHAHA .TY lastlib debm55 Apr 8 #15
Some of them are pretty holey, pandr32 Apr 8 #17
Thank you pandr32. Your post makes sense. debm55 Apr 8 #23
Aliens. lastlib Apr 8 #13
TY lastlib. I see that you have pondering this for awhile. Perhaps this will occur during the eclipse? debm55 Apr 8 #18
'... Hung by the chimney with care...' cbabe Apr 8 #16
HAHAHAHAHAH That's funny debm55 Apr 9 #29
Here's what happens in my household Niagara Apr 8 #19
I am going to do that ----buy all the same kind of socks so no one gets lost. Ty Niagara. debm55 Apr 9 #30
Yw Dearest Debbie. Niagara Apr 9 #36
I think they may all have made it to the laundry room in my building. surrealAmerican Apr 8 #24
Ty surrealAmerican. They never leave. They always reappear. debm55 Apr 9 #31
I put the lone socks into the sock drawer. JustABozoOnThisBus Apr 8 #25
Ty JustABozoOnThisBus. I hope they find their mate. debm55 Apr 9 #32
pin them together when you wash 'em. Chakaconcarne Apr 8 #26
That's a good idea. TY debm55 Apr 9 #33
Did you watch "Ren & Stimpy" & "Stranger Things"? CaptainTruth Apr 8 #27
TY Captain Truth. I will have to watch. sounds like the isle of Misfit Toys. debm55 Apr 9 #34
Dwarf hats. qwlauren35 Apr 8 #28
Ty you qwlauren35. I never sthought of that. debm55 Apr 9 #35
They run off and elope with one the many pencils I've lost in my life, and live happily ever after Brother Buzz Apr 9 #39
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAH. TY Brother Buzz and pen, too. debm55 Apr 9 #42
It's in the Fourth Dimensiona Wicked Blue Apr 9 #40
Ty Wicked Blue. Perhaps you are right. debm55 Apr 9 #41
Lily has it. Harker Apr 9 #43
Thank you Harker. Glad is your source of missing socks. debm55 Apr 10 #45
I've always thought they slip through a portal into another dimension. Jeebo Apr 10 #44
Thank you Jeebo, Makes sense. debm55 Apr 10 #46
Alternate dimension. malthaussen Apr 11 #47
HAHAHHAHAH Thank you Mal. debm55 Apr 11 #48
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