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Bad Inventions

Jay Wye Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 7:01 PM
modern clothes dryers have a bell or chime to let you know the load is done,so you can fold your clothes before they cool off. NO reason why an auto dishwasher can't have a chime for end of cycle. I'm surprised they overlooked that. you might even want to run a second load of dishes,if it's a holiday or you've done some heavy cooking or baking.

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...