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4XCHARM SparkPoints: (0)
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10/9/11 9:28 A

My sister is very particular about the laundry. Separating, small loads, gentle cycle, add the additives, hang up, gentle dry, full dry....gee, it just goes on and on. But she likes doing it.
I find it a big waste of time. Once or twice a week, everything together in warm water. For good weather, on the clothes line, in bad into the dryer on blazing for one hour. If something doesn't survive such treatment, out it goes. And wherever the iron and board is, they can stay there. I don't need them unless we're going to wedding or funeral. I don't mind doing the laundry my way at all.
Now vacuuming. Ick!! Especially the diningroom....all those spindly legged chairs. But I do it once a week without fail. I find a clean, tidy house keeps my mind calm and open to peace.

BUTTERFLY4411 Posts: 3,525
10/9/11 7:42 A

I don't mind doing laundry its grocery shopping I hate, laundry is ok with me, but I just hate shopping at the grocery store and lugging heavy bags home and down a long corridor from the car, getting too old to do this!

KKKAREN SparkPoints: (216,760)
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10/9/11 7:32 A

I don't mind doing laundry at all but I have a dryer.

ELLEKTRA Posts: 2,907
10/9/11 5:01 A

on the extremely rare occasion the laundry hamper is empty, I do a happy dance...

SHERRIE59 SparkPoints: (54,044)
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10/9/11 2:15 A

not only laundry....any household chore is a pain in the tail...but unfortunately, it has to be done. I hate ironing so I only purchase wash and wear clothes like T shirts, and clothes which are made from material which require very little or no ironing for work.

JELLYKNEES SparkPoints: (10,287)
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10/9/11 1:06 A

Laundry's ok, it's vacuuming that is so boring. Forward, back, forward back, snore.

JANIEWWJD SparkPoints: (239,471)
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10/9/11 12:35 A

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Amen!!!!

SUNSHINE99999 Posts: 7,345
10/9/11 12:32 A

Yes, some would say it is one of those evil necessities. :)

J2740LOU SparkPoints: (217,090)
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10/8/11 10:33 P

I really don't have a strong emotion about doing the laundry. I do use a dryer. Maybe the folding part is what I dislike the most.

BEANIE926 SparkPoints: (0)
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10/8/11 9:38 P

I prefer to do the laundry than have Ryan do them any day! Hehe.

JUDYAMK SparkPoints: (22,238)
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10/8/11 9:25 P

My Mother told me when she first got married she washed my Dad's clothes on a scrub board,so when I think of stomping around because I have laundry to do I think of my Mom & I could be doing just that back then when she had no other choice at that time.

SLLEE1961 Posts: 2,277
10/8/11 5:52 P

clean the room is the one i do not like it.

THROOPER62 Posts: 18,122
10/8/11 5:45 P

Doing the laundry isn't so bad. The job I hate is dusting.

MEWHENRYSMAMA Posts: 6,710
10/8/11 5:35 P

THIS IS NOT POOR ME...BUT A PERSPECTIVE...MY WASHER/DRYER IS ON OUR LOWER LEVEL AND I NEED DOUBLE KNEE REPLACEMENT AND CAN'T GO DOWN THERE TO DO IT!!! I WISH I COULD! MY HUSBAND TRIES TO TAKE CARE OF IT, BUT HE HATES IT AND I AM LUCKY TO GET A LOAD A WEEK OR SO...
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ENNAID2 SparkPoints: (0)
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10/8/11 5:24 P

I hate doing laundry because I have to go to basement of my apartment building. Previously I always had my on washer/dryer. At the apartment the washers cost $2.50 for each load and the dryer cost $2.00 per load. That adds up when I do four loads a week.

Hate ironing the most.

MANDIETERRIER1 Posts: 13,740
10/8/11 10:55 A

I don't like laundry either. I have to use a dryer because I live in the city and if I hung my clothes out on the line. Someone would steal them.

What I really hate is the little Leprechauns that live in my washing machine and turn my clothes inside out. And steal my socks. LOL! Just Kidding

MIMISOCKS SparkPoints: (31,323)
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10/8/11 10:25 A

especially when no one wants to put their stuff away! emoticon emoticon

HYPERTHRON SparkPoints: (2,716)
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10/8/11 8:15 A

Me too!

KJFITNESSDUDE Posts: 15,787
10/8/11 8:08 A

washing the clothes: OK, the seperating the whites from colors and tericloth towels is a little time consuming.

drying the clothes: Easy

Taking the clothes out of the dryer: Easy

Getting the rest of the house to take thier clothes up to thier rooms: hard ad hell

MARIEANNETTEBC SparkPoints: (0)
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10/8/11 7:49 A

I love doing laundry...love that fresh, clean smell when all clean and put away again.

KISSFAN1 Posts: 6,256
10/8/11 7:48 A

I don't mind doing laundry too much, but what I hate is cleaning the tub/shower/toilets. It's usually me that has to do it all the time too. :-(

MYRUN4THEROSES Posts: 373
10/8/11 6:34 A

I used to hate it and complain about doing laundry until I spent the entire year of 2006 in Nigeria Africa and had to wash all my clothes by hand in a bucket, wring them out, hang them up because there were no washers and dryers and even if there were there was no electricity. I've come to be thankful now for the ammenities we have in America and laundry is no longer a dreaded chore. Take away your washers, dryers, laundromats and electricity and then see how much you hate laundry.

Edited by: MYRUN4THEROSES at: 10/8/2011 (06:36)
GRAMMIEOFTWO Posts: 2,526
9/25/11 12:38 P

I hate doing laundry because I don't have my own washing machine and dryer.

SHERRYANNE71 Posts: 39
9/25/11 11:52 A

I don't mind doing it, I just hate folding and putting away.

SWEETCALA Posts: 5,010
9/25/11 11:51 A

i hate doing laundry but someone got to do it

JASTAMPER11 SparkPoints: (57,069)
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9/25/11 11:45 A

The first time I got laid off, I hung the clothes outside to save money. Saw no change in the bills. I even kept the lights off as much as possible and the heat down during the day.

It it bothers you that much, use the dryer. Why have the stress over that? It could be making you fat, the stress I mean.

DWROBERGE SparkPoints: (345,874)
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9/25/11 11:22 A

one reason I got married.

JINXSTORM Posts: 6,719
9/24/11 10:13 P

I really dont like doing the laundry

JANIEWWJD SparkPoints: (239,471)
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9/24/11 9:12 P

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I love my dryer! LOL emoticon

LORTHOM2001 Posts: 3,676
9/24/11 9:04 P

awww just dont do it...

SCALE_WATCHER Posts: 2,739
9/24/11 7:57 P

I hate doing it, too! It's one of those jobs that you never finish doing!

KEITHMISKEY SparkPoints: (24,106)
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9/24/11 3:46 P

don't mind doing it now that i have my own washer and dryer

TRUANGEL1 SparkPoints: (24,969)
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9/24/11 3:43 P

IT'S ONE OF THOSE ' DO WHAT YOU HAVE TO DO' THINGS. IF YOU CAN'T BUY NEW CLOTHES FOR EVERY DAY OF THE YEAR ALL YOUR LIFE....THEN YOU HAVE TO WASH AND REUSE THE ONES YOU HAVE emoticon

MOM2ACAT SparkPoints: (167,427)
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9/24/11 3:15 P

I don't mind it. I got rid of my dryer though over a year ago. I have a small house, and I am much happier using the space the dryer took up with extra shelves in my utility room. I hang my stuff on those folding drying racks to dry. Also, not using the dryer saves $$$ on the electric bill!

RIVER331 Posts: 421
9/24/11 1:54 P

I find it relaxing; I can drift & daydream while working, which I love

DEBBIEOLMOS57 SparkPoints: (51,934)
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9/24/11 12:47 P

it is required to have clothes

ALICIA214 SparkPoints: (230,298)
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9/24/11 12:44 P



Laundry is my next chore and since it is sunny and breezy I will hang it out on the line.

ONLINEASLLOU SparkPoints: (50,406)
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9/24/11 11:28 A

I hate folding laundry and putting it away. I also hate unloading the dishwasher.

The funny thing is ... my mother, sister, and I were talking about it one time. My mom said, "Why do you think I always asked you girls to help with those chores? They were my least favorite, too."

BBORDEN86 Posts: 1,724
9/24/11 10:27 A

I actually like doing laundry. The ONLY thing I hate it lugging it all to the laundry mat. But, I love the smell of fresh, clean clothes and seeing them all folded neatly. The laundry mat makes things go SO much quicker. You can wash and dry all the loads at the same time. : )

MARIJO150 Posts: 337
9/24/11 10:21 A

husband and son do their own laundry, I just wash mine and my daughters clothes. works pretty well

LETMEBME Posts: 789
9/24/11 10:01 A

I agree with the folding part. It takes forever to fold things!

ADVENTURE361 Posts: 333
9/24/11 9:01 A

we live in an apt so no washer or dryer. We get our laundry done for us. so every Saturday we just drop it off and pick it up the next day like dry cleaning. makes life so easy but its an extra expense.

ANGIEINTRAINING Posts: 2,102
9/24/11 8:52 A

I don't mind it so much, but when my son comes home unexpectedly with his laundry from school, it is a bit overwhelming!

CANTWEIGHT2LOSE Posts: 4,065
9/24/11 8:31 A

I loathe it too
In my case I have neither a washer nor dryer
I must drag my dirties to a laundromat
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MYRUN4THEROSES Posts: 373
9/24/11 8:27 A

I have a washer/dryer so it doesn't bother me. when I had to go to the laundromat then it did bother me. I didn't like it.

CIRANDELLA SparkPoints: (59,534)
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9/24/11 8:16 A

I guess it's like bathing, a necessary evil!

JAVELINAGIRL SparkPoints: (0)
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9/24/11 7:02 A

I've found that it's the folding I dislike. Only when I'm at campus do I use a dryer (otherwise it's fresh sea air all the way, and my clothes smell amazing). But I've found a friend who we trade "chores" with, so I wash dishes and she folds laundry. Everyone goes home happy not having to do the chores they dislike most.

KKKAREN SparkPoints: (216,760)
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9/24/11 6:16 A

I don't mind it at all but I have a dryer. I love to see my stack of neatly folded clothes when I'm done.

DWROBERGE SparkPoints: (345,874)
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9/24/11 4:20 A

another necessary evl

EOWYN2424 Posts: 5,828
9/24/11 3:42 A

I wish I didn't have to! Or I had a dryer, I hate hanging out the washing! But it's one of those things you have to do, otherwise, there'll be no clean clothes to wear!

But having and using a dryer regularly is not very environmentally-friendly. And with Malaysia's lovely sunshine, it'll be a shame not to take advantage of the wheather!

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