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Bad Inventions

OneForFreedom Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 9:20 PM
Winkmeister, I've seen many variations of paper towel dispensers. The ones that work best are: Place the paper towels on the sink. The "pull towel with both hands" version is lousy - fortunately there's a crank mechanism (sort of) on the side of the unit. Three shells? Not sure what you mean...

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...