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Bad Inventions

GaryL1 Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 10:33 PM
I think that it is amusing that the automatic ads on the sidebar are about dishwashers. By the way folks. If you want a quiet dishwasher, just buy a cheaper one and staple carpet or carpet padding to the inside of the cabinet opening before installing the dishwasher. I did this one time, and the woman who owned the house was sure that the dishwasher was not working properly because "it is too quiet."

I am bored with politics, refuse to pay attention to the news and am watching only True Crime TV shows and Turner Classic Movies these days. With the Democrats controlling the Senate and presidency, nothing good can possibly come out of Washington for at least another two years. So I thought I'd start the new year with something useful, like a short list of bad inventions.

(1) SILENT DISHWASHERS

Are people installing dishwashers next to their beds? I've checked my "Top 500 Daily Irritations" list and dishwasher noise is not on it.

What possible benefit derives from having...