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Poll: Worst thing to spill on a shirt?
  • 7.8% - BBQ sauce - loses its tanginess when sucked from cotton 80
  • 19.7% - Blood - especially mine 203
  • 47.5% - Bleach 490
  • 5.8% - Hot coffee, particularly in the area around the nipple 60
  • 16.4% - A frothy mixture of toothpaste and saliva, inevitably on my way out the door to work 169
  • 2.9% - Something even worse you'll spill on us in the comments 30
1032 votes

Well, how do you fare compared to the Zeitgeist? Chat up your fellow wooters and let us know how lame this poll was or what obvious choices we missed. For example: Was this poll a) STUPID, b) DUMB, c) POINTLESS or d) ALL OF THE ABOVE?



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  • (1:12 AM, 4/2/2013) katiepooper includes the worst thing ever, mustard...


neuropsychosocial


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I vote for "radioactive material."

RIP A.A. Blanks (Obituary)

lonelypond


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Haven't we had this conversation before? And I still vote curry. Although blood not a great option either.

Shinespark


quality posts: 31 Private Messages Shinespark

Protein stains. Luckily, I use Mascul-Out.

bluejester


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Mine isn't so much a spill as accidental stuff. I've got a couple of shirts that have ink marks thanks to a casual, accidental slip of the pen.

safyrejet


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Ice cream. 'Cause that means it fell off your spoon or cone before you could get it in your mouth. And that's just tragic.

katiepooper


quality posts: 1 Private Messages katiepooper

Mustard. That stuff never comes out. and 2nd: car grease! it spreads to the rest of the load of laundry!

ardubu


quality posts: 6 Private Messages ardubu

Black Epoxy adhesive.
It sticks to everything.
Everything.
I mean it.
Even the washer.

If you want, you pay...
But, if you need, you pay more!

curtisuxor


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You can get blood stains out thanks to special types of detergent.

Answer is Bleach--nothing can be unbleached, except for flour.

paulpnevada


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Soy sauce

j5


quality posts: 63 Private Messages j5
Shinespark wrote:Protein stains. Luckily, I use Mascul-Out.



um.....a/s/l?


eta: brains....oily and bloody...hard to get out of clothes.

move along

atherea


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Grease or oil. I've had a hell of a time getting it out.

Oh, and acrylic paint! I have a shirt that still has paint on it from two years ago, no matter what I do to it.

krdshrk


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atherea wrote:Grease or oil.



Agreed. I spilled used motor oil on myself once... it wasn't fun to clean up. It was on a woot shirt too.

wwwizkid


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I agree...

steven009


quality posts: 2 Private Messages steven009

Radiator coolant. It's just as bad as bleach. Plus (in my experience) it also comes with sitting on the side of the freeway in the middle of nowhere for 9 hours... =/

Mavyn


quality posts: 22 Private Messages Mavyn

Bleach or acid, since those aren't stains. Stains can be removed.

My speech is not parsing. I am speaking in ellipsis.

Buysharp


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bluejester wrote:Mine isn't so much a spill as accidental stuff. I've got a couple of shirts that have ink marks thanks to a casual, accidental slip of the pen.



For ink the best thing is hairspray.

Buysharp


quality posts: 1 Private Messages Buysharp

Olive oil. So hard to get out.

bstrohl


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Radioactive dye.
It should end up on your lab coat but when things go wrong, they have a way of going amazingly wrong.


For oils and grease, use dish soap. Rub it on the stain, let it sit, then rinse it out later.

olperfesser


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Chocolate or, even worse, chocolate fudge ice cream. The more fat, the harder to remove the stain.

roy1138


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Chocolate ice-cream, red wine, or both.

no1


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presidential dna

j5


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no1 wrote:presidential dna



I think that's what Shinespark was talking about.

move along

no1


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j5 wrote:I think that's what Shinespark was talking about.



now you're expecting me to read other people's comments?

j5


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no1 wrote:now you're expecting me to read other people's comments?



That's at least twice now.

move along

adamsfamily2011


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atherea wrote:Grease or oil. I've had a hell of a time getting it out.

Oh, and acrylic paint! I have a shirt that still has paint on it from two years ago, no matter what I do to it.



Try using hand sanitizer gel on a terry cloth towel... Worked for me :-D

tara1qt


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A good way to remove grease is by scrubbing the stain with liquid dish soap before washing. Has always worked for me.

mrwednesday


quality posts: 12 Private Messages mrwednesday

I'm a little disappointed they didn't go all the way with the santorum in the fifth option.

bluetuba


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mrwednesday wrote:I'm a little disappointed they didn't go all the way with the santorum in the fifth option.



Ahaha, yeah I had the same thought at seeing "frothy mixture" but let it pass because I too have dripped toothpaste drool on my shirts and it's quite frothy.

Bleach is the worst thing ever, I have some bleach stripes on the bottom of some of my shirts from leaning over a countertop I just cleaned with a bleach product.

"You can't just dress a Minion like Spock, and add a caption that says "Logical Me". There's a prison for people like that. Below my house."

t2598633


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grease: oil, butter, etc... never get it out.