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chloetheudder · 12/10/2018 04:28

What are you weirdly, irrationally stingy about? I am strangely stingy about throwing away kitchen sponges. A sponge literally has to be repulsive before I can bring myself to chuck it and get a fresh one out. Why is that? There are just some things that feel really decadent/indulgent to me and that is weirdly one of them, which makes no sense to me. Upon pondering this intriguing matter I began to feel curious about what things you are weirdly stingy about...

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flumpybear · 12/10/2018 04:34

Eugh!! That'll mean it's clogged with bacteria 🤮

I thought I was bad with tooth paste til I met my husband who literally cuts open bottles of moisturiser to get the dregs out!

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Aquamarine1029 · 12/10/2018 05:09

If there's anything to be stingy about, disgusting sponges aren't it.

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PurpleFlower1983 · 12/10/2018 05:28

The sponge thing is a bit grim...

I always make sure I get every last bit out of the toothpaste and butter.

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Aprilsinparis · 12/10/2018 05:36

If possible, I will cut the bottom off my plastic bottles of face and body moisturiser, it's too expensive to leave a bloody big dollop in the bottom.

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KC225 · 12/10/2018 06:42

DH is a tight about sponges and thise foamy dish cloths. We have words every month, it makes me feel sick that he will use a minging one to wipe down the kitchen tops with one. When I say, would you wipe your face with that - he looks me dead in the eye and says yes 'bloody liar'.

I do agree with April. I will cut the bottoms from expensive face creams, lotions and potions.

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daisyreadmere · 12/10/2018 06:54

You do know you could be making yourself ill using a dirty sponge do t you?

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CookiesandQueen · 12/10/2018 08:03

Another one who cuts the top of moisturiser tubes! It's expensive and there's always loads left!

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BrightLightsAndSound · 12/10/2018 08:12

I pour warm milk into the empty nutella jar and give it a shake: it makes a delicious hot chocolate and i get every last scraping put the jar

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Ariela · 12/10/2018 08:45

I put hot water in the coffee granules/gravy granules &cold in the squash to rinse them out & use it.

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RiverTam · 12/10/2018 08:49

sponge is grim but cloths I refuse to throw away and chuck in a really hot wash, but for all I know that's not actually helping.

also do the moisturizer thing, and with tubes of hair product. Dollops left in the bottom!

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BunsOfAnarchy · 12/10/2018 09:07

OP my mum boils her sponges in a pan on the stove at least once a week!

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Singlebutmarried · 12/10/2018 09:15

Ooh. Nutella n milk. So doing that at the bottom of the jar next time.

I’ve just obtained a toothpaste dispenser in a bid to get more out of the tube and to stop DD squirting willy nilly.

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