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Thread: What dumb or silly things have you done?

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    Okay this will be a fun thread to say what dumb or silly things that we have done. I need a good laugh!

    Karen

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    I either forget to put the water/ or the coffee in the coffeemaker. This happens at least once every couple of weeks... I can't find my glasses and they're usually on top of my head... I keep sewing because I don't notice that I am out of bobbin thread... Need I go on???? :roll:

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    Too many to mention....piecing a doona cover yesterday...sewed at least 3 panels wrong side up, I mean what is so hard about "right sides together" AARGH!

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    Hi,

    Yes, please go on and tell us more! That is funny!

    I looked all over the house for my watch and it was where I put it duhh the night stand.

    I know I am getting older, only 53 but my brain left my body.

    Karen

    Quote Originally Posted by quazyquilter
    I either forget to put the water/ or the coffee in the coffeemaker. This happens at least once every couple of weeks... I can't find my glasses and they're usually on top of my head... I keep sewing because I don't notice that I am out of bobbin thread... Need I go on???? :roll:

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    Hi,

    I understand when I was sewing my first rag quilt was sewing them wrong and had to keep ripping them out.

    Karen
    Quote Originally Posted by earthwalker
    Too many to mention....piecing a doona cover yesterday...sewed at least 3 panels wrong side up, I mean what is so hard about "right sides together" AARGH!

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    Tried to sew down the binding on my quilt..walking foot started making a horrible noise. I had threaded the needle...NOT THE MACHINE!! Needless to say, there was quite a bird's nest going.

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    brain? Me? what brain? Or should I say mind? My mind leaves me on many occasions, I wear my slippers to the car...*#!)... I live in a winter wonderland(I wonder when winter will end). I have been known to look for something, only to sit down and it is right beside me, right where I left it! I don't always remember to do things in the right order, but eventually, I get them done. :-D. I don't go out of the house anymore until daylight, because I have to make sure my socks match. AND YOU THINK YOU HAVE PROBLEMS???? All this, and they even let me be a substitute teacher...Aren't you glad that I am not teaching your kids????

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    I went to work the other day and couldn't see a thing. Everything was blurry. I thought my eyes must really be going bad til I realized I had put on my old glasses (two eye exams ago) instead of my new ones. Duh.

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    Put my sewing ruler (my fav) in a safe obvious place. Took me 4 days to find it again and right in plain sight. Lost the tv remote about a week ago and still can't find it - hubby broke out new one after 2 days. Put the cat food down for the dog who was whining for food. Need I go on??

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    I wear contacts, with one eye corrected for close-up and one for distance (called monovision). I once spent a whole blurry day before I realized I had the contacts in the wrong eyes. Duh! What's so hard about right and left!

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    I think I mentioned in other threads that my wrist guards went missing. We have a relatively small house and I have a pretty good idea where stuff is. I found them - inside a purse inside a suitcase....and I'm only 51.

    Today, I had one of those days where everything went bonkers. I needed a third hand during cooking and when it didn't miraculously appear, I simply dropped my utensils in the bubbling gravy. Taking them back out splattered gravy all over the kitchen and when I pulled the sprayer out of the faucet, I hit the button and took a cold shower. It didn't help that DH was watching me from the other room doubled over in laughter.

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    Hi,
    I am glad I started this thread so many of us having silly things to happen to us.

    Karen
    Quote Originally Posted by MadQuilter
    I think I mentioned in other threads that my wrist guards went missing. We have a relatively small house and I have a pretty good idea where stuff is. I found them - inside a purse inside a suitcase....and I'm only 51.

    Today, I had one of those days where everything went bonkers. I needed a third hand during cooking and when it didn't miraculously appear, I simply dropped my utensils in the bubbling gravy. Taking them back out splattered gravy all over the kitchen and when I pulled the sprayer out of the faucet, I hit the button and took a cold shower. It didn't help that DH was watching me from the other room doubled over in laughter.

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    Hi,

    I have been staying up late at night to like 3:00 am. or so reading messages on this board and for the last week about 1:30 am. my dog starts barking at me to tell me to go to bed. He is barking now and just jumped on the couch to go to bed.
    He will be 7 years old (shi tzu) and we got him last March and he is spoiled rotten.

    So I guess I better get to bed, ha ha

    Karen "Craftybear"

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    ditto on all of the aforementioned I had three projects sitting on my table, just in the planning stages. I had the patterns with the fabrics, all washed and lightly ironed and stacked. I had twelve bobbins full, two needles threaded, just incase. So, I reached for the fabric of the first project and it was a newsletter from an organization to which I belong and I kept turning it and just could not make sense of it. A while later, my significant other woke me up and put me out for the night. I go to sleep where ever I am, standing or sitting, eating or sewing. I'm happy doing things and I go and go. I guess if I ever sat down or stopped, I'd find out how tired I am and give it up before it gives up on me.

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    Years ago (like about 30...and I'm 53) I came in from grocery shopping..was a half hour drive from the store to home and I had ice cream in the bags, and a baby in the backseat. I quickly snatched the bags from the car, baby was sleeping, and ran to the house to get that ice cream in the freezer before it melted any more than it already had. Shoved it in the freezer and went back for my baby.

    Later, I needed to go to my then mother in law's...no keys. Looked high and low for them. Accused the kids of playing with them. Checked the car a gazillion times. Finally gave up and called MIL to tell her I couldn't come.
    Fixed dinner. Offered ice cream for desert. Found keys in the freezer next to the ice cream.

    UGH!

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    I can relate to that Charlee...when my eldest was a baby I had the same scenario...but mine was a large parcel of fresh meat and keys in hand...the plan was throw bag and keys on bed (our room was near the front door) and toss the meat in the fridge so I could separate it, label and freeze after baby was transferred from car to cot. After transferring junior to his bed, I went to the fridge...yep bag and keys chilling nicely and the meat parcel sitting on the bed.

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