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Bad Inventions

Celebrate Homogeneity Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 8:35 AM
Try reading the instruction manual. Unless you bought a totally stripped-down model, it has cycles you can turn on to do what you want the machine to do, and it will still be more efficient than the old one. NO dishwasher heated the incoming water as a default setting; you always needed to select the cycle that did it. As for the non-heated drying: my dishwasher has a selection to turn on the heat. I do not use it because it is not needed.

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...