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To leave the washing out in the rain?

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WibbleWobbleJellyHead Tue 28-Jun-16 17:50:11

It's actually yesterday's load that I brought in overnight, it wasn't fully dry so I hung it back out this morning. I hadn't noticed until just now that it's pissing it down.

I'm fucked if I can be bothered to get it all in and hang it all out again. It'll dry eventually, won't it?


foxy6 Tue 28-Jun-16 17:52:16

yes once the rain stops it will dry. i do this at times. usually because im not here to fetch it in when it rains so just think when i get home that there is no point fetching it in now, may as well leave it to dry when the rain stops.

Doje Tue 28-Jun-16 17:55:16

I've done this today too. I've got no more room in the house, and I'd rather leave it out there than have to have it inside. Only towels and the husbands shirts anyway. grin

kelper Tue 28-Jun-16 17:56:13

I do, mainly when I have no more room in the house too. Although looking at the weather forecast its likely to be out for the rest of the sodding week sad

ConcreteUnderpants Tue 28-Jun-16 18:22:39

I'm afraid I rewash everything if it's been in the rain. Just one of my 'things' I guess.

And before I get comments about wasting water, I piss in the

SomeDaysIDontGiveAMonkeys Tue 28-Jun-16 18:25:37

If its UK weather, it'll dry eventually. Happens to me all the time. Check your weather app maybe. If storms are due for several days in a row, then you might as well get it in, if not, leave it!

MiracletoCome Tue 28-Jun-16 18:29:27

I do as long as it's not my best clothes and in the Summer as they dry eventually anyway

PortiaCastis Tue 28-Jun-16 18:30:48

Washings ok but don't leave the cake out

FasterThanASnakeAndAMongoose Tue 28-Jun-16 18:33:15

Portia grin

PortiaCastis Tue 28-Jun-16 18:38:34

Sorry couldn't resist that one

Arfarfanarf Tue 28-Jun-16 18:40:04

I love the smell of washing when it's been rained on and dried in the sun.

PortiaCastis Tue 28-Jun-16 18:43:39

I never hang mine out, just put it in the dryer. Live right next to the sea and gulls love clean washing

FasterThanASnakeAndAMongoose Tue 28-Jun-16 18:51:27

I now have that song in my head and I don't think that I can take it, 'cause it took so long to bake it, and I'll never have that recipe agaaaaaaaaain!

Damn you Portia grin

<wanders off humming and misses point of thread>

PortiaCastis Tue 28-Jun-16 18:55:57


PortiaCastis Tue 28-Jun-16 18:58:24

Have you seen the song I've written on the where the fuck is George Osbourne thread
It is titled Dave and Gideon down by the bike shed

megletthesecond Tue 28-Jun-16 19:01:50

Yanbu. If it's not needed urgently it'll dry off eventually.

Doje Wed 29-Jun-16 18:17:40

Anyone else's laundry been rained on four times today.....?

KC225 Wed 29-Jun-16 18:56:54

Portia. Hahaha 'cake out in the rain'

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