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BlueLou'sBack : 5/17/2019 1:13 pm
Not slobs who don't clean at all, but ones with the habit of cleaning what dishes and utensils they need only just before they use them...

This annoys the hell out of me. I mean it's the same amount of work exactly to clean your kitchen stuff just AFTER you use it, as opposed to just BEFORE, so why these fuckers can't seem to wrap their heads around the clean up after yourself protocol?

Ever live with roommates or worse yet a life partner like that?
You don't have kids, do you?  
rnargi : 5/17/2019 1:25 pm : link
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well the world needs dishwashers too  
V.I.G. : 5/17/2019 1:29 pm : link
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I've been cleaning out a house...  
x meadowlander : 5/17/2019 1:33 pm : link
...formerly owned by a hoarder family member.

Dishes in the sink are the least of my concerns.

The MASSIVE pile of raccoon shit at the top of the attic stairs? Now THAT'S another story.

Actually, I've take an American Pickers mindset to the place, and have been enjoying it, finding some really ancient shit in there - found a box full of leather bound bibles from the early 1800's.
RE: well the world needs dishwashers too  
Giantsfan79 : 5/17/2019 1:39 pm : link
In comment 14447354 V.I.G. said:
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I approve of Caddyshack references.
RE: I've been cleaning out a house...  
Jim in Fairfax : 5/17/2019 1:39 pm : link
In comment 14447363 x meadowlander said:
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...formerly owned by a hoarder family member.

Dishes in the sink are the least of my concerns.

The MASSIVE pile of raccoon shit at the top of the attic stairs? Now THAT'S another story.

Actually, I've take an American Pickers mindset to the place, and have been enjoying it, finding some really ancient shit in there - found a box full of leather bound bibles from the early 1800's.

So....they collected old bibles and raccoon shit?
RE: RE: I've been cleaning out a house...  
rnargi : 5/17/2019 1:41 pm : link
In comment 14447381 Jim in Fairfax said:
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In comment 14447363 x meadowlander said:


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...formerly owned by a hoarder family member.

Dishes in the sink are the least of my concerns.

The MASSIVE pile of raccoon shit at the top of the attic stairs? Now THAT'S another story.

Actually, I've take an American Pickers mindset to the place, and have been enjoying it, finding some really ancient shit in there - found a box full of leather bound bibles from the early 1800's.


So....they collected old bibles and raccoon shit?


Hey...don't knock it until you've tried it...
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Banks : 5/17/2019 1:46 pm : link
eh, at least they eventually wash it. The ones that do nothing and let their crap pile up everywhere are the worst.
My daughter is a level 1 offender.  
GiantsUA : 5/17/2019 1:52 pm : link
Living at home for a month prior to her June 1 lease starting.
Too many dirty dishes in the sink?  
MOOPS : 5/17/2019 1:56 pm : link
Albert Collins says ask your wife.
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RE: RE: RE: I've been cleaning out a house...  
x meadowlander : 5/17/2019 2:02 pm : link
In comment 14447388 rnargi said:
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In comment 14447381 Jim in Fairfax said:


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In comment 14447363 x meadowlander said:


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...formerly owned by a hoarder family member.

Dishes in the sink are the least of my concerns.

The MASSIVE pile of raccoon shit at the top of the attic stairs? Now THAT'S another story.

Actually, I've take an American Pickers mindset to the place, and have been enjoying it, finding some really ancient shit in there - found a box full of leather bound bibles from the early 1800's.


So....they collected old bibles and raccoon shit?



Hey...don't knock it until you've tried it...
Didn't 'collect' anything. Place is a monument to someone who simply gave up living. Sad.
My  
Eric from BBI : Admin : 5/17/2019 2:03 pm : link
mother once told me she was going to have "Put it in the dishwasher!" inscribed on her tombstone.

Now I am having the same issues with my kids. Oh the irony.
RE: My  
x meadowlander : 5/17/2019 2:08 pm : link
In comment 14447437 Eric from BBI said:
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mother once told me she was going to have "Put it in the dishwasher!" inscribed on her tombstone.

Now I am having the same issues with my kids. Oh the irony.
We always joke that there's a forcefield around the dishwasher. They'll take their dinner dishes over but never open the thing.
RE: My  
rnargi : 5/17/2019 2:08 pm : link
In comment 14447437 Eric from BBI said:
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mother once told me she was going to have "Put it in the dishwasher!" inscribed on her tombstone.

Now I am having the same issues with my kids. Oh the irony.


The Curse Works "I hope one day, you have kids exactly like you!" (Bill Cosby)
rnargi  
Eric from BBI : Admin : 5/17/2019 2:09 pm : link
Bill Cosby: "Having trouble with the boy?"
My wife threatened my kids  
pjcas18 : 5/17/2019 2:09 pm : link
that she'd put their dirty dishes in their room if they left them in the sink or on the counter (basically if they didn't put them in the dishwasher).

I noticed after she threatened to do this within maybe 15 min (my wife is a borderline OCD clean freak) she washed their dishes and put them in the dishwasher.

My father did not have a ton of advice on parenting, but one thing that stuck was "don't make a threat you're not prepared to follow through on" aka the "I'll turn this car around" approach to parenting.

The next time I heard my wife threaten that, the kids got 5 min and then found dirty dishes in their room.

my wife (as the OCD clean freak) was mortified, but so were the kids. they are diligent about dishes being in the dishwasher now.

the only time they don't follow through is when the dishwasher is running, which is at least daily in my house since my wife can't go to sleep with a dirty dish anywhere in the house (or a dirty piece of laundry).
despise it when they do that  
bbfanva : 5/17/2019 2:41 pm : link
Came home one day to a sink filled with pots and all they had was spaghetti and cream sauce. I usualy come home at 8pm so I don't eat dinner during the week. I looked at the pile and asked when they were going to tackle it.
My wife said "they were soaking" but there was no water. So I left them there and they sat for two days "soaking" in no water.

Pasta pots, "soaking" in a sink for two days, with no water.

my twelve year old finally got tired of looking at them and finally cleaned it up.
These animals  
TEPLimey : 5/17/2019 2:45 pm : link
are the same sort of people that take photos in portrait view and put toilet paper rolls on with the hanging sheet on the wall side. They should be shot.
After a meal I hate cleaning. I like to sit around digest  
Mike in Long Beach : 5/17/2019 2:45 pm : link
Team Wash-Before-You-Use FTW!
Damn.  
Beezer : 5/17/2019 2:48 pm : link
Or a dirty piece of laundry? You got kids! lolol

(As a counter to this imagery, I offer my 19-year-old daughter's bedroom floor, which doubles as her dresser, apparently.)
PJ - I have tried to solve the riddle  
BlueLou'sBack : 5/17/2019 2:51 pm : link
all my life, among 1) those who wash all their clothes every day (know nobody like that, actually, who isn't on a camping trip or vacation with extremely limited clothing) 2) those who sort dirty laundry into 3 basic piles: whites, very darks, and mixed bright colors, and 3) those who collect and sort dirty laundry almost to the point of rainbow color differentiation, e.a. my wife. She does blacks as one load, browns and other Earth's (olive, dark green, dark gray, etc) as another, reds and oranges, blues and bright greens, yellows and creams/ beiges, and whites. I think puples goes with reds, orange, and pink. I have a wife and two daughters, lots of that last group with the purples...

Because the vast majority of my polos are blue or green (at least historically) and the ladies don't favor that color, and the wife stores dirty laundry of each forking type until she can "fill the washer", I can wait weeks for those polos to come around.


I've taken to buying more reds, though instead of magnifying my baby blues, they tend to emphasize the bloodshot in my eyes...
We're too damn bust half the time  
Beezer : 5/17/2019 2:51 pm : link
to wash every dish or pot/pan. So, sometimes they get left in the sink. The unofficial goal is "by the next day." Either my wife or I will load the dishwasher before we head to work the next morning, if there's leftovers in the sink. This morning I texted both the kids (both finished with finals now, officially) and got a text back from our son saying he was doing it.

The laundry ... different story. It's time for a semi-regular culling of the clothing in our home, for sure.
Lou, I solved that riddle (the one where I wouldn't see certain  
Beezer : 5/17/2019 2:53 pm : link
clothes for a while). I do my own load of laundry. My wife will ask if I need anything washed ... rare occasion I say yes. I may not see that item for weeks. lol
Roommate in college  
Steve in ATL : 5/17/2019 2:54 pm : link
was a terrible offender. If someone else didn't wash his dishes then stuff would grow on those dishes.
* too damn busy  
Beezer : 5/17/2019 2:54 pm : link
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RE: These animals  
BlueLou'sBack : 5/17/2019 2:55 pm : link
In comment 14447493 TEPLimey said:
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are the same sort of people that take photos in portrait view and put toilet paper rolls on with the hanging sheet on the wall side. They should be shot.


TP rolls loaded with paper unfolding next to the wall should be an actionable offense. One's own photos? Do WTF you want, just don't expect me to want to look at them!
One annoying pet peeve  
Beezer : 5/17/2019 2:57 pm : link
in the dirty dishes realm ... it never, ever fails ... I'll come downstairs in the morning and there will be a glass sitting not in, but next to the damn sink. At the bottom, a ring of milk, usually half dried, half liquid. Our son drinks a ton of milk and he NEVER even puts a bit of water in the glass. I wouldn't care if he ran a little waster in it and left it. But no. So, in the course of making coffee, one of my morning routines? Clean his glass with the milk ring at the bottom.
RE: Roommate in college  
BlueLou'sBack : 5/17/2019 3:04 pm : link
In comment 14447504 Steve in ATL said:
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was a terrible offender. If someone else didn't wash his dishes then stuff would grow on those dishes.


Oh college years were a whole different story. Marijuana usage, not to mention beer, distorted reality like a Salvidor Dali painting. I think the half attempts at neatness, resulting in Tupperware containers eventually with indecipherable contents mired in a whitish-gray fur were worse than sink loads of dishes with roaches camping out beneath them...
RE: One annoying pet peeve  
BlueLou'sBack : 5/17/2019 3:07 pm : link
In comment 14447510 Beezer said:
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in the dirty dishes realm ... it never, ever fails ... I'll come downstairs in the morning and there will be a glass sitting not in, but next to the damn sink. At the bottom, a ring of milk, usually half dried, half liquid. Our son drinks a ton of milk and he NEVER even puts a bit of water in the glass. I wouldn't care if he ran a little waster in it and left it. But no. So, in the course of making coffee, one of my morning routines? Clean his glass with the milk ring at the bottom.


Use your fresh hot coffee to rinse his milk glass, he's left that for you...
RE: Damn.  
pjcas18 : 5/17/2019 3:25 pm : link
In comment 14447496 Beezer said:
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Or a dirty piece of laundry? You got kids! lolol

(As a counter to this imagery, I offer my 19-year-old daughter's bedroom floor, which doubles as her dresser, apparently.)


nope, my washing machine seemingly runs continually. Carbon footprint be damned.

My wife has given up cleaning inside my teenagers rooms, so her main request is "keep your doors closed".

She will venture into their rooms once every couple weeks and I hear the muttering while she cleans, changes sheets, vacuums, etc. but for the most part she has given them some freedom to live in teenage filth.

the rest of the house, hospital clean (which makes a little sense since she's in health care).
I let my dishes soak  
widmerseyebrow : 5/17/2019 3:37 pm : link
so they are easier to clean. Especially after eating something cheesy, sticky, etc.
RE: I let my dishes soak  
pjcas18 : 5/17/2019 3:39 pm : link
In comment 14447559 widmerseyebrow said:
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so they are easier to clean. Especially after eating something cheesy, sticky, etc.


I try that sometimes. I tell my wife "it needs to soak" so then she cleans it right then. She is the person who has to clean all the dishes, pots, pans, etc. used to cook before eating. drives me crazy (almost to the point of being guilty and helping).
bahahahaha ...  
Beezer : 5/17/2019 3:42 pm : link
Can completely relate to the "keep the door closed" deal.
I dont live with someone like that,  
smshmth8690 : 5/17/2019 3:49 pm : link
but my wife does. haha
Sometimes you have to  
Dirt1 : 5/17/2019 4:22 pm : link
make it fun for them to do the dishes!


RE: Damn.  
Eli Wilson : 5/17/2019 4:39 pm : link
In comment 14447496 Beezer said:
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Or a dirty piece of laundry? You got kids! lolol

(As a counter to this imagery, I offer my 19-year-old daughter's bedroom floor, which doubles as her dresser, apparently.)


Mine too, except she's 20. Weird how that works.
RE: You don't have kids, do you?  
montanagiant : 5/17/2019 4:41 pm : link
In comment 14447344 rnargi said:
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LOL, exactly...

The funny thing is I go to the apts and it's spotless but they're home it's like the wife and i are maids
I can't stand being inside slobby houses or apartments  
jnoble : 5/17/2019 4:46 pm : link
I'm friends with one guy who is a nice enough person but his apartment is fucking disgusting. It's not just the random piles of clutter, its the unwashed dishes in the sink and old food that's been out God knows how long, the dog and cat hair everyplace. On the occasion I come by to hang out and watch a movie or something I find the least gross looking place on the couch and just stay there all night not touching anything I don't have to. Then when I get back home I immediately toss my clothes into the hamper and take a shower. I try to avoid going over to his place
RE: I dont live with someone like that,  
BlueLou'sBack : 5/17/2019 7:18 pm : link
In comment 14447578 smshmth8690 said:
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but my wife does. haha


Bastid. But then, she gets to eat your cooking! Trade off.
One of the traits I looked for in a wife...  
Dan in the Springs : 5/17/2019 7:52 pm : link
was orderliness. I remember the first time I looked in her closet - all the clothes hung - ordered by color. I'd never seen anyone do that before.

Of course, there was more I fell in love with than just that, but it's made living with her the past 28 years much better.
RE: One of the traits I looked for in a wife...  
BlueLou'sBack : 5/17/2019 8:37 pm : link
In comment 14447772 Dan in the Springs said:
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was orderliness. I remember the first time I looked in her closet - all the clothes hung - ordered by color. I'd never seen anyone do that before.

Of course, there was more I fell in love with than just that, but it's made living with her the past 28 years much better.


First time you've seen a closet sorted by color? Hell I do that as the second derivative directive. First of course is item type, but after type it's color, like with all my polos... Yellow, green, blue, purple, red, orange; black get stuck anywhere in between two colors.

Of course, the way the wife sorts laundry gets me leaning in that direction anyway, if I'm doing the hanging out my own stuff...

Damn that blue and section looks awfully thin while the hamper accumulates them...
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BMac : 5/17/2019 9:22 pm : link
In comment 14447447 rnargi said:
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In comment 14447437 Eric from BBI said:


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mother once told me she was going to have "Put it in the dishwasher!" inscribed on her tombstone.

Now I am having the same issues with my kids. Oh the irony.



The Curse Works "I hope one day, you have kids exactly like you!" (Bill Cosby)


As Rodney Dangerfield's fictional son said in response to Rodney's admonishing him with the "Someday you'll have kids of your own." "Someday, so will you!"
RE: I can't stand being inside slobby houses or apartments  
djm : 5/17/2019 10:39 pm : link
In comment 14447648 jnoble said:
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I'm friends with one guy who is a nice enough person but his apartment is fucking disgusting. It's not just the random piles of clutter, its the unwashed dishes in the sink and old food that's been out God knows how long, the dog and cat hair everyplace. On the occasion I come by to hang out and watch a movie or something I find the least gross looking place on the couch and just stay there all night not touching anything I don't have to. Then when I get back home I immediately toss my clothes into the hamper and take a shower. I try to avoid going over to his place


Man I go through the exact same thing word for word. As Iíve gotten older Iíve gotten more freaked out from gross dirty houses. When I was younger I likely wouldnít have cared or noticed as much. Now Iím all skeeved out....
RE: RE: I can't stand being inside slobby houses or apartments  
jnoble : 5/17/2019 10:48 pm : link
In comment 14447919 djm said:
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In comment 14447648 jnoble said:


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I'm friends with one guy who is a nice enough person but his apartment is fucking disgusting. It's not just the random piles of clutter, its the unwashed dishes in the sink and old food that's been out God knows how long, the dog and cat hair everyplace. On the occasion I come by to hang out and watch a movie or something I find the least gross looking place on the couch and just stay there all night not touching anything I don't have to. Then when I get back home I immediately toss my clothes into the hamper and take a shower. I try to avoid going over to his place



Man I go through the exact same thing word for word. As Iíve gotten older Iíve gotten more freaked out from gross dirty houses. When I was younger I likely wouldnít have cared or noticed as much. Now Iím all skeeved out....

Yes!!!
I've become more of a neat freak and germaphobe the older I've gotten. I organize my shirts in the closet too by color and type lol
My apartment might not be the fanciest place in the world and I could keep up on the dusting more but nobody would ever come over and be grossed out or tripping over piles of trash or clutter
I just order Chinese food  
RicosRoidedElbow : 5/18/2019 1:05 am : link
and pizza every single day of my life lol and drink a lot of beer

lol Last summer me and the guys had so many crates of beer we just had a couch without a leg and our legs were swinging off the couch below

when my buddies ex lived there she did dishes. Fucking place was a pigsty.

Milquetoast eh? Milquetoast eh? Lived in Canada for a couple of years. Fucking weird.

My kitchen is scrupulously clean after every meal, but I'm tolerant of  
Marty in Albany : 5/18/2019 11:02 am : link
messy people. I'm perfectly happy to let them be messy in their own homes, as long as they don't ask me to wash their dishes when I visit.

I also tolerate BBIers whose opinions do not agree with my opinions. I'm guessing that this type of toleration is even harder.
Messy is one thing  
djm : 5/18/2019 11:13 am : link
Clothes on the floor or clutter is one thing but when thereís funky food left out with the old dirty dishes itís something much worse and then you add in the pets with the hair and the nasty ass uncleaned kitty litter and there I am basically levitating in the corner afraid to touch anything in the house. I like these people too very good to me over the years but fucking gross. And they have a kid too which to me takes things to a higher level of whisky tango... but whoís judging...
Funny  
Existenz : 5/18/2019 12:44 pm : link
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RE: I can't stand being inside slobby houses or apartments  
allstarjim : 5/19/2019 2:28 pm : link
In comment 14447648 jnoble said:
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I'm friends with one guy who is a nice enough person but his apartment is fucking disgusting. It's not just the random piles of clutter, its the unwashed dishes in the sink and old food that's been out God knows how long, the dog and cat hair everyplace. On the occasion I come by to hang out and watch a movie or something I find the least gross looking place on the couch and just stay there all night not touching anything I don't have to. Then when I get back home I immediately toss my clothes into the hamper and take a shower. I try to avoid going over to his place


Unbelievable how these people think that's ok. When I was younger I was a bit of a slob but if I knew I was going to have company over, no matter who it was, I would be completely embarrassed to have them in my home when it looked a mess. I had to clean the place up before they arrived. Some people today just have no shame, I guess.
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