July 23rd, 2015

angel

clean all the things

My teenager is reluctant to participate in any household chores. When I mentioned this to a friend, she insisted that my standards of cleanliness are way too stringent and nobody could live up to them. She thought I should just relax.

Poll #2017594 ZOMG obsessive cleaning

Which of these constitutes "obsessive" cleaning?

Washing the dishes at least once a day
1(1.4%)
Taking out the garbage daily (summer) or at least 2x a week (winter)
16(22.5%)
Leaving no food in rooms outside the kitchen
5(7.0%)
Wiping hair/crud out of the bathtub or shower after using it
9(12.7%)
Cleaning the toilet before it looks crusty
1(1.4%)
Wiping grease/food/crud off the range top soon after cooking
2(2.8%)
Wiping up sticky stuff off the floor immediately after said stuff falls there
1(1.4%)
Doing laundry before you can smell dirty laundry
3(4.2%)
Vacuuming carpet once a week or more
11(15.5%)
Dusting the tops of stuff you can't see (bookcases, cupboards) at least once every six months
9(12.7%)
Other (answer in comments)
13(18.3%)

What might happen if one fails to clean occasionally?

Ants
33(12.6%)
Flies
31(11.8%)
Roaches
26(9.9%)
Mice
25(9.5%)
Solids morphing into odorous liquids
30(11.5%)
Socks sticking to kitchen floor
32(12.2%)
Toilet reeking of outhouse
28(10.7%)
Friends refuse to visit
25(9.5%)
Health department visit
19(7.3%)
Other (answer in comments)
13(5.0%)


DK/DC: Leave the gun, take the _____________?

(no subject)

The other day I asked for suggestions on puppy names...well..
The twins are Fred and George. The female is Ginny. The other four are Bill, Charlie, Ron, and Harry. (We went with Harry because Percy is a dick.)

Does anyone have any helpful/creative suggestions on telling the 4 black boys apart?

And as requested...
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Let me know if I fucked up the cut..I'm doing this on my phone.
chernabog

The Zombie Apocalypse Has Started

If you and everyone who lives with you were trapped at home, with working water and power, right now, how soon would food become a problem?

Immediately
4(4.8%)
In a couple of days
20(23.8%)
A week
15(17.9%)
Two weeks
17(20.2%)
A month
16(19.0%)
A couple of months
9(10.7%)
A year
1(1.2%)
Years
1(1.2%)
It depends how long the pizza place keeps delivering
1(1.2%)

What do you think would cause you to venture outside first?

Food
26(31.0%)
Pet food or supplies
8(9.5%)
Medical reasons
11(13.1%)
Checking on loved ones
9(10.7%)
Gathering non-edible supplies
7(8.3%)
Pet needs walking
4(4.8%)
Need space from family/roomates
3(3.6%)
Trash needs taking out
7(8.3%)
Zombies seem to have left the area
9(10.7%)

What do you think your role in a zombie movie would be?

The leader
6(7.2%)
An essential part of the team
19(22.9%)
The person who gets bitten when the zombie horde attacks
15(18.1%)
A background extra
22(26.5%)
A background extra, who gets eaten
15(18.1%)
A zombie
6(7.2%)

Brains?

Yum!
13(16.0%)
Ew!
28(34.6%)
Ticky!
40(49.4%)