Monday, March 1, 2010

The Gateway to the Twilight Zone

I know I am not the only person with this problem, but it has gotten completely out of hand!  My clothes dryer eats socks!
This is just a sampling of the socks that do not have matches in my house.  How does this happen?  Note the lovely folding table which doubles as a pool table.

I have examined the dryer trying to figure out where all of the socks go (I want to go there too!)  My mother thinks I am nuts, until we visited her and lost 2 socks in the 3 days we were there. 

To my clothes dryer:  I give up!  Either return the socks, or take me to be with them!

14 comments:

Lesley said...

Totally a close encounters deal....I've heard they turn into hangers....but I never seem to end up with more hangers than clothes...so I have no idea...but I like yours!

Law Momma said...

Hahaha... yes. And baby socks are the worst. I think they are like appetizers or something b/c I haven't lost a full-size sock since J came along. Sadly, he no longer owns any matching socks.

Rebekah said...

I wonder if sock manufacturers are in cahoots with dryer manufacturers. The dryers are designed to eat socks, and the sock people give the dryer people a kick-back for every pair of replacement socks you have to purchase. It's a conspiracy, I tell you!

Tricia said...

I think that there are gremlins inside our dryers, seriously. I can put 8 socks in the washer.. put 8 socks in the dryer pull 6 socks OUT. Where did they go? its just scary.

The Mommyologist said...

I had to do a double take because at first I thought that was my master bedroom floor. Nope. Not ashamed.

kp Libretto said...

I read an interesting story about this problem a few months ago... http://hubpages.com/hub/The-Laundry-Monster

~~hehe. The captcha says, "arphit." Makes me thin of "armpit." hehe. Yes, I realize I'm thinking with my five year old son's brain. Deal with it.

kp Libretto said...

oh. and i forgot to mention that i liked you in my newest post. Thanks again!

kp Libretto said...

make that "linked." I'm shutting up now.

Gail said...

I just started using one of those linen/bra mesh bag thingy's to keep all my socks together...I was sick of losing baby socks. Works pretty well so far!

Ellemes said...

I'm so glad that I read comments as I prepare to comment...I had never thought of putting Roo's socks in a mesh bag.

Mrsblogalot said...

The socks have a secret plan. They meet all the other missing socks out there and are planning as we speak.
We must all be very careful of what the future sock world holds (-:

Visiting from SITS! (-:

THE BLUEST BUTTERFLY said...

Ours don't disappear in the laundry...Doggie will grab any that you drop for even a second and can put holes in them so fast.

"And so our stories go..." said...

I heard they actually go down the drain some way. I'm missing a lot of trouser nylons. Just hope they don't get caught in the pipes.
Love the title.
Mary

Tiffany said...

I agree, what is it with socks and the clothes dryer? It's obvious that both socks made it to the washer but once I go to sort and fold, one is missing. My husband has started teasing me like I did it. Uh yeah, sure..."I got hungry sweetie. I ate your sock today".