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To not know which washing machine program to use

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topcat2014 Sat 28-May-16 09:06:24

At a quick count, my washing machine has 11 main dial settings, coupled with either speed or eco buttons (a Bosch machine) - giving 33 options.

Of those, I probably use 2 - ie easy care, on the speed setting.

My first machine had something like A-G settings, and I always used C.

Why do simple things have to get so complex? Isn't life hard enough?

FrankensteinsSister Sat 28-May-16 09:08:57

Yanbu.
I don't know which tumble drier setting to use, either.

leelu66 Sat 28-May-16 09:11:51

The indesit i use is pretty easy

White cotton 90degrees
Cotton 60
Coloured cotton 40
Synthetics 50
Wool
Silk
Jeans
Sports
Shoes

Express wash and dry

leelu66 Sat 28-May-16 09:12:57

I can't figure out the dishwasher though

Myusernameismyusername Sat 28-May-16 09:14:18

I've literally only ever used settings hot and normal on mine

GETTINGLIKEMYMOTHER Sat 28-May-16 09:23:56

I only ever regularly use 3 or 4 on mine - 40 deg, 60 deg, and delicates and woollens. Though do occasionally use the 90 deg for e.g. white towels or to give the empty machine a clean.

I've had my drier for ages, and hardly ever use it now, but it only has 2 settings, high and low heat. Can't stand over complicated appliances.

Ditto microwaves - have had mine ages and it's v simple - cook or defrost. Dread having to get a complicated new one with umpteen settings.

Drogon Sat 28-May-16 09:44:59

Mine gets the "extra rinse, time saving, 30 degrees wash" for EVERYTHING (except anything woolly, then it gets the "extra rinse, time saving, delicate cold wash")

So far I've not damaged or shrunk anything, so I'm guessing I've figured it out and all the other million options are useless grin

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