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oooh I have one AT last ....its charging its a ROOOOOOOMBA!!!

(49 Posts)
NotAnOtter Sat 11-Oct-08 21:14:10

I am delighted and so gutted tha i have to wait 16 long hours!

Any tips before it disappears under someones bed!

EXCITED!!!

giraffescantdancethetango Sat 11-Oct-08 21:14:39

<jealous>

Cappuccino Sat 11-Oct-08 21:14:40

envy

NotAnOtter Sat 11-Oct-08 21:24:20

oooh it says it has charged! only 2 hours in - do i dare?

lucysmam Sat 11-Oct-08 21:32:36

what's a roomba???? I'm intrigued by 'it' disappearing under someones bed hmm

bloss Sat 11-Oct-08 21:45:35

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NotAnOtter Sat 11-Oct-08 21:51:11

ooh bloss!! how long did you let in charge for?

paranoidmother Sat 11-Oct-08 22:09:32

They are very good. Especially the little arm that comes out when you get to a corner. Look at this page
to see what one is.

wheresthehamster Sat 11-Oct-08 22:28:19

I love mine to bits.

I love his little tune when he wants to go back to bed.

I love him tickling my feet.

I love watching him work while I'm MNing.

JacobsPrincessOfDarkness Sat 11-Oct-08 22:29:39

I WANT ONE!!

(And yes, I know I'm shouting!)

NotAnOtter Sat 11-Oct-08 22:32:13

oooh cant wait!

do you all have the 530?

LackaDAISYcal Sat 11-Oct-08 22:36:18

The more I hear about these the more I want one. I'm very envy

<sabotages dyson>

lucysmam Sat 11-Oct-08 22:42:29

ooooooh, I want one of those!!!!

How utterly fab!

Wonder what my oh will say when I request one hmm "we have a perfectly good hoover already" . . . I can just see it now

VERY VERY envy

girlandboy Sat 11-Oct-08 22:43:50

I want one too!

But there is either a step up or a step down to every ruddy room in this house. It wouldn't cope would it?

Rubyrubyruby Sat 11-Oct-08 22:44:16

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wheresthehamster Sat 11-Oct-08 22:55:59

The only problem in our house is the amount of cobwebs there are now. I haven't had the normal vacuum cleaner out for months and Roomy hasn't yet learnt how to climb walls... grin

One tip - don't leave anything dangling on the floor - blind cords, PE bag strings etc. they'll get chewed up and take a while to untangle

SheSellsSeashellsByTheSeashore Sat 11-Oct-08 22:58:28

what is a roomba? will it follow my dog and dds arpund cleanin up after them?

notsoteenagemum Sat 11-Oct-08 22:58:59

erm it looks really small.
Where does all my hair the dust go?

NotAnOtter Sat 11-Oct-08 22:59:05

thankyou wheresthehamster!

Papillon Sun 12-Oct-08 04:51:15

Should not the roomba tell you when it is charged? I think my first generation one has a light from red to green.

Enjoy, they are fantastic

bloss Sun 12-Oct-08 08:29:37

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Furball Sun 12-Oct-08 08:46:46

envy - dh said I could have one last christmas and it never happened, this christmas we've no spare cash for one.

cupchar Sun 12-Oct-08 08:51:53

I have a trilobite - mavellous. It's doing the kitchen as the moment!

Rubyrubyruby Sun 12-Oct-08 10:11:20

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NomDePlume Sun 12-Oct-08 10:17:05

I don't get it.

Honestly, how hard is it to run the vac around ?

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