How do you do it????

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  1. tick59

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    Since retiring mrs tick has been on to me to do a bit round the house ie.washing dishes, hoovering, polishing,mowing the lawn,cutting the hedge,ironing and putting the washing out. Tried my best but still I cant do nothing right, dishes are not clean enough,follows me round then does the hoovering again,polishes after ive done it,ironing i burn the bottom of the iron,asked how i would use the washing machine told her "open the door put the washing in, set the washer progeram, put washing up liquid in the tray on the top and set it away" this didnt go down to well especialy the bit about the washing up liquid. How does she expect an old trucker like me to know how to do housework she has done it all her life, I do make a good cup of tea but ive been getting wrong for putting to much sugar in her tea!!! I cant win she has her ways of doing things and that is the way she wants it so why does she go over the things ive done trying to help in the house. WOMAN I will never understand them as long as I live but I would not be without her she is my ROCK. another thing do you polish or hoover first????
    fun!!! fun!!! fun!!!
     
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  2. Judge Mental

    Judge Mental Funster Deceased RIP

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    we have staff:rolleyes:
     
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    Just keep doing it wrong. She will get fed up asking (y)
    Worked for me :rofl::rofl:
     
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    Forget retirement......get a job.

    And thanks, you just reminded me i have a load in the washing machine ready to come out.......but i know how to work it.
     
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    Which won't be for much longer if you don't pull your socks up Buddy...:doh:
     
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  6. tick59

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    Well can anyone answer the important question "do you hoover first then polish or polish first then hoover"??????? fun!!! fun!!! fun!!!
     
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    Neither, thats her job.
     
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    My pals have blue jobs and pink jobs. You need to sort out some blue jobs that keep you busy; but, for goodness sake don't let on that you like doing them.
     
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    Polish first then Hoover, because you theoretically can make dust polishing so when polishing. (y)
     
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    oh boy I am glad its not just me. I have one up on you I can make a good cup of tea. and the boss does not use sugar. and she dusts. and I hover.
     
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    dunnoe!!! mate I got a woman that does it.

    paid 7 & a tanner licence for her 46& half years ago

    But don't let on if you meet her!!
     
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    brave man.
     
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    Really......
     
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    I paid me 7/6d nearly 44 years ago! I think it was worth it, ouch!

    Joe
     
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    thanks dawn. I think I meant to say hoover. I do hover in the back ground. because I am shy. now I am going to watch the rugby. come on England.
     
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    The real Q here is Dust first then vac, or vac then dust.

    I recall a girl in the office getting wed and having the first row of married life with her husband about that very thing.

    She like me had been brought up to dust first, ergo dust falls onto floor and you Hoover it up with the dust that was already there anyway.

    Whereas her in-laws always did it t'other way about because vacuuming 'kicks up' dust which obviously lands on all the flat surfaces.

    Personally I still do it dust first, then vac and only THEN, polish. Then any dust on those flat surfaces sticks to the duster. Job done!

    Professional cleaners normally seem to vac first - all the furniture into the middle of the room away from the walls, dust walls and skirtings or even damp wipe those if painted or well, dirty! Vac the floor along all the walls, replace the furniture dusting it as you replace it, and finally vac the middle of the floor. So I spose, that's what we should do really.
     
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    Does Ann know about this obviously much older woman?....:wink:
     
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    How many men does it take to open a bottle of beer ?










    None. It should be opened when she brings you it :)
     
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    Always said I wanted an au pair!!
    must be my I.o.Wight accent all I got was an old pair.

    Hi Greif , You sure that was Ann you met.
     
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    Apparently I am incapable of doing ANYTHING correctly.. No matter what it is, from housework to driving to breathing.

    Someone in the house is perfect and then there is me..
    Best advice I ever got was from Richard ( Scotties ):
    John, forget it mate.. Just not and say yes .. it is easier...
    So matter what it is, accept you will not do it as required, and then just nod and say yes dear..
    Believe me, it works !
     
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