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Direct and to the point; from a t-shirt I was given in India.
20th Oct 2006, 11:39  

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does it have to be a bucket?

20th Oct 2006, 11:52

obviously it does have to be a bucket it wouldnt say so if it could say be a sink! :P

20th Oct 2006, 11:53

ouch says:

I have been beating the sh*t out of it on a rock by the stream in my rural Hants village for two years using a mix of bleach and napalm.

It's fine...

20th Oct 2006, 11:59

ah, but i take it you've never ironed directly onto the plastic print. the universe would fold in half if you did...

20th Oct 2006, 12:06

ouch says:

I only tried it once but that sparked the huge oil fire at Hemel hempstead last year so I shan't be trying that again!

20th Oct 2006, 12:08

oh blimey you do tempt fate with your beating the shit out of it!

i think you should definitly never iron it again on the plastic it might cause the universe implode and cause....well....the universe to implode wich as we all know aint good! :)

20th Oct 2006, 12:13

ouch says:

so what do I do with this Suzie Quattro print now then?

20th Oct 2006, 12:20

OJ says:

Fantastic!

One question: "Beware of Dhobi".

What is Dhobi and why should I be wary of it?

20th Oct 2006, 12:59

ouch says:

We fear what we do not understand.

I do not understand Dhobi.

Therefore I fear it.

I could look it up I suppose. I bet its the beast that lives under said rock...

20th Oct 2006, 13:06

ouch says:

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dhobi

"...Dhobi's usually run door to door collecting dirty linen from households. After a day or two, they return the linen washed, sometimes starched and ironed. Dhobis were the forerunners to modern professional dry cleaners. Since the dhobi charges are much lower than dry cleaners, they are popular with most households. Dhobis are often pictured with a donkey as their beast of burden carrying the bales of linen on its back.

Each dhobi marks a unique symbol or character on garments belonging to a particular household. This is marked in black indelible ink to prevent it from being washed off. Dhobis may wash the clothes themselves or outsource it to dhobis who only wash clothes..."

Perhaps not so frightening...

20th Oct 2006, 13:11

dont want them drawing on your clothes tho thats not good!

20th Oct 2006, 13:13

ouch says:

Hmmmm *thinks of House Elves*

20th Oct 2006, 13:16

i'm sure it's Bouquet, not bucket

20th Oct 2006, 16:51

Caine says:

Hahahahaha! Man, that's enough to make you beat the shit out of a T-shirt. ;D

20th Oct 2006, 17:21

JokerXL says:

Tantric-T-shirt washing!
Sounds interesting.
;-)

21st Oct 2006, 09:43

FilbertFox says:

you peeps are funny.

to be on the safe side, please refrain form all ironing, that way any accidents will be avoided and our universe will continue unimploded. Thank you all.

21st Oct 2006, 14:24

can't fault ya filbert!

28th Oct 2006, 16:35

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