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to think my FIL is evil

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ThinkAboutItTomorrow Wed 22-Jun-16 19:53:01

What kind of monster leaves this in the cupboard?

They came to stay for a few days 5 weeks ago. And are still here. I think I need to perform a (very violent) exorcism. He is clearly possessed by some evil demon.

Savemefromwine Wed 22-Jun-16 19:55:56

A few days turning into 5 weeks good God. Time to wave them goodbye.

ThinkAboutItTomorrow Wed 22-Jun-16 19:57:03

They are meant to move out tomorrow but I am so over them being here.

FetchezLaVache Wed 22-Jun-16 19:57:43

Chuck their luggage into the street, followed by them, and then hurl the empty Nutella jar at his head before slamming the door so hard the street shakes.

MsVestibule Wed 22-Jun-16 20:05:26

Ooh, ooh, but you can make a lovely microwave cake with this!:

1. Combine an egg, 50g each of butter, sugar and SR flour, place mixture in cup.
2. Put in the microwave for 3-4 minutes.

Result: Delicious sponge cake with Nutella melted into it grin.

See, he's done you a favour, really.

ThinkAboutItTomorrow Wed 22-Jun-16 20:05:48

I might just do that fetchez

But why do people DO this?

FIL has form. I lost the plot on him last week over a similar issue with the butter. Only that time he actually told me that we'd run out. I said 'no we haven't, I just saw some in the fridge' at which point he slightly smugly opened the tub to reveal it was empty. I had used it about an hour earlier and there'd been a fair bit left so he definitely finished it. And then put it back. Why?

Want2bSupermum Wed 22-Jun-16 20:07:31

That would send me over the edge. I'm afraid he would be getting a jar of Nutella for every Christmas going forward.

exexpat Wed 22-Jun-16 20:07:49

Are you sure you don't have teenagers in the house? That is how DD leaves the Nutella jar in the cupboard too (as discovered by houseguests a few days ago, but I'm sure it wasn't them as they had only just arrived).

ThinkAboutItTomorrow Wed 22-Jun-16 20:08:32

Don't get me started on bloody cakes Mrs vestibule. FIL is cake obsessed. He made rock buns with DD but then scoffed all but 1 himself. Poor kid didn't get a look in, they were gone in 36 hours.

Autumnchill Wed 22-Jun-16 20:09:18

We have a guest for the summer and despite being told that if he uses something up, write it on the pad and I'll get it when I go shopping, so far I've found empty jars / bottles of crushed chillies, oregano, parsley, lemon juice, peanut butter, vanish stain remover, comfort however that pales into insignificance when I tell you last years guest use to do this with Ben and Jerry by leaving a single spoonful in the tub angry

ThinkAboutItTomorrow Wed 22-Jun-16 20:09:27

But thanks for the recipe!

TaliZorahVasNormandy Wed 22-Jun-16 20:11:58

when I tell you last years guest use to do this with Ben and Jerry by leaving a single spoonful in the tub

That is a defense for murder, What a monster!

ThinkAboutItTomorrow Wed 22-Jun-16 20:12:27

Finishing the Ben and Jerry's is pretty bad. I think FIL worst ever was finishing the coffee when I had a non sleeping 4 week old.

Oysterbabe Wed 22-Jun-16 20:16:07

My DH does this with EVERYTHING ALL THE TIME. He uses 99.99% of something and puts it back. I think it comes from misplaced politeness, not wanting to finish something, he'd die before eating the last biscuit for example.

Autumnchill Wed 22-Jun-16 20:17:45

That's exactly it! Our guest said last year that he thought it was better to leave a bit rather than eat it all!

Arfarfanarf Wed 22-Jun-16 20:18:19

You're legally allowed to shove it up his arse. True fact.

ThinkAboutItTomorrow Wed 22-Jun-16 20:19:14

I think there are separate circles of hell for finish and put backers vs leave just a smidgers.

TaliZorahVasNormandy Wed 22-Jun-16 20:21:57

See I find it even worse to leave a little bit, its like they dont want to have to replace it because didnt eat all of it.

CigarsofthePharoahs Wed 22-Jun-16 20:24:34

My Dad does this, it drives my Mum round the bend.
"Oh, but it's not finished. There's a scrape left."
My DH, on the other hand, will use something up and put it in the bin (or just hide it somewhere) and then not say anything at all so I'm looking for jam I know we have only we haven't as he's scarfed it all and not said.

Atthebottomofthegarden Wed 22-Jun-16 20:27:42

Like people who leve just one tiny square of loo roll you mean, Normandy, so they don't have to change the roll?

Atthebottomofthegarden Wed 22-Jun-16 20:28:54


Autumnchill Wed 22-Jun-16 20:30:03

Do we think these people are the same people who, at work, leave the photocopier empty or jammed.....?

Similar trait

TaliZorahVasNormandy Wed 22-Jun-16 20:32:06

Garden Yeah, those people. Who finishes replaces it, but they dont want to replace it, so they leave a bit, because then its not finished.

ThinkAboutItTomorrow Wed 22-Jun-16 20:42:21

Leaving a bit in some daft faux politeness is maddening but this afternoon I'd have happily taken just a smidgin of chocolatey Nutella loveliness. Sob.

Onynx Wed 22-Jun-16 20:44:30

Once you have finished disposing of FIL.... If you have icecream put a few scoops into the empty jar and stir.... Voilá- a mini sundae!! (The icecream attracts the Nutella off the jar somehow)....

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