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sloggies · 08/04/2011 13:23

I have gone to use my tweezers this morning, to find that one pair has dissapeared completely, probably via the teenage daughter. The other pair seem to be quite blunt now, and I had to remove a 'substance'. Without the benefit of forensic analysis, or a science degree,this appears to be suspiciously like Bogey. AIBU to insist that Mr Pants has his own arrangements for removing nasal hair, and to hide all tweezers so that only I know their whereabouts?

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minipie · 08/04/2011 13:30


Mine got used as an impromptu screwdriver once Angry


BluddyMoFo · 08/04/2011 13:33

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Anniepops · 08/04/2011 13:37

I can so sympathise, I feel your pain having paid 13 squid for a pair of tweezers to find a few days later DH has used them to retrieve something skanky from the plug hole & misaligned and blunted the ends! Grrrrr....


sloggies · 08/04/2011 13:38

I agree (waves at Mofo).

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sloggies · 08/04/2011 18:38

Shameless bump...Where can I hide my tweezers then?

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Cutiecat · 08/04/2011 19:23

I really sympathise and YANBU. I found my lovely cuticle pincers had been used as nasal hair trimmer yesterday. Horrid. I keep all my nail things in a basket in a drawer usually but had left them out this time. I would maybe keep them in a makeup bag in a cupboard. Men are rubbish at finding things. Just think about when they stand in front of the fridge saying 'but i can't see it'.
It is usually just behind something. Very simple creatures.

Good luck keeping them away from him. Also to all the other posters.



ashamedandconfused · 08/04/2011 19:50

we share tweezers in this house, they are used for whatever they need to be used for, and sterilised in antiseptic in between uses

£13 for tweezers Shock


juniorcommonroom · 08/04/2011 20:12

When I was at university, I came upon my housemate peeling apart a pack of semi-frozen bacon with some tweezers. Gross, i thought. Then i realised the tweezers were mine. I hadn't left them out, they'd gone into my room and helped themselves Shock Angry


fedupofnamechanging · 08/04/2011 20:14

My DH lent mine to MIL once, so she could pop a zit! Divorce nearly followed.

Naturally they have been replaced!


RenniesFromHeaven · 08/04/2011 20:14

I share your pain!! I have learned to hide my good tweezers underneath either makeup or in the tampon box...


catinboots · 08/04/2011 20:26


I started plucking my eyebrows with my super-dooper tweezers when I noticed they didn't semm very sharp.

Upon close examination they were covered in crap. DH had used them to clean his toenails.

The very next day I came out in eyebrow spots Envy


sloggies · 08/04/2011 21:42

cat yuk! Also Cutie, karma and everyone else ( Annie and mini suffering this abuse! Rennies thinking I'll be leaving them with the tampons.....Think I need some Wine after all this!

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Virgowoo · 08/04/2011 21:49

Oooooohhhhhhhhhh! I thought I was the only woman in the world that had to come up with ingenious hiding places for my tweezers. Tampon box is a good idea.

I will quite happily share most things but my tweezers are MY tweezers. Some things are sacred. Grin


stillbroody · 08/04/2011 21:55

My tweezers went missing via DD1, she then replaced them with cheap shitty ones from a fecking christmas cracker
I'm still fuming :o

In a pinch I put mine in the cupboard with washing up powder etc


RenniesFromHeaven · 08/04/2011 21:59

To think we spent our teen years disguising where we hid our tampons and now we have to hide things in tampon boxes!!


Gingefringe · 08/04/2011 22:23

Ha! - I thought it was only me who 'lost' things like this to my 14 year old DD.I had a pair of fantastic tweezers that cost about £20 10 years ago which are now mysteriously missing and I'm so cross with her. I've bought another pair recently (just as expensive) which are pretty crap. I'm lost without my originals Angry


BaronessBomburst · 08/04/2011 22:24

The ones from the Christmas crackers are kept in the bathroom cabinet for the world and his dog to find. The ones I actually use are in with my make-up. This seems to work.


DoFliesHaveKnees · 08/04/2011 22:45

Hah! My mate asked me today if I had tweezers with me and I said no. Not that it would have mattered if I did have them, I still wouldnt have let her have them, even if it was to pluck a hair from her chin. They are MY tweezers Grin

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