Do you Iron or Not

Discussion in 'Et Cetera, Et Cetera' started by Smartalk, May 30, 2009.

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Select which is the norm for you

Poll closed Jun 19, 2009.
  1. Wash, dry, iron and wear

    10.0%
  2. Wash, dry and wear

    85.0%
  3. Don't wear any at all

    5.0%
  1. Smartalk

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    I was sorting through my clean washing today and wondered how many of you Iron your boxers, briefs, Y-Fronts, underpants after washing.

    Do you wash, dry, iron and wear

    Do you wash, dry and wear

    Don't wear any always go commando
     
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    As a rule...I don't wear under garments but when I do I'm a wash, dry and wear kind of a guy. I was had a housekeeper who wanted to iron my boxer shorts and I thought it was a waste of time and nipped that in the bud.
     
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    I do iron most things but not underwear (when I do wear it)

    My bf laughs at me for ironing the sheets :tongue:
     
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    I voted for "wash, dry, iron, and wear" before reading the question. I do iron most of my clothes. In fact, it amazes me how many people don't iron and are shocked to learn that I do. But I don't iron my underwear.
     
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    LOL, i gotta laugh too :biggrin1:
    I never got that about sheet ironing, seems pointless unless your in hospitality industry.

    Also as a quaint matter of interest there is an old wives tale that suggests ironing bedsheets is akin to readying your bed for a 'special' event and as sleeping and sex are both common things for you to experience it only really leaves death as a unique bed related event. I never ironed before i heard the tale anyway but i just found the tale novel
     
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    I'm still waiting for the first comedian to say "Wash?" :biggrin1:
     
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    LOL yes it is never a good idea to iron your underwear when you are wearing it :rolleyes:
     
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    I don't wear anything anymore that requires ironing except for the most special of occasions, and very rarely wear underwear.

    I have an iron (which goes unused) but no board. Life really is too short to sweat such details.
     
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    Mum always wants to iron, but I think it's useless, so I grab my underwear after it's dry and wear them.
     
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    I own an iron and ironing board. It's been used maybe 10 times since I received it as a gift 2 years ago. And not once was it used by ME. I don't iron anything. None of my clothes require it, and I don't see the point in ironing undergarments.
     
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    I don't iron my underpants (wear tighy whities since my nuts ache if I have no support - always have).

    As for the rest of my (loosely-called) "wardrobe" yup I iron often.

    My mum taught us to iron before we could construct a full sentence.

    Button down and dress shirts invariably require it.

    I do, however, NOT put a crease in my jeans.
     
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    I love ironing when I do it. I find it therapeutic and like the quiet attention to detail. The only things I iron are my good shirts, linen clothes, trousers if they need it, maybe ties if they're wrinkled. I just wear those clothes so infrequently that it's not a chore.

    There's no point in ironing underwear but I do love freshly-ironed linen sheets even if I don't bother with it.
     
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    I never liked those old wives! :tongue:

    In my defense, I will say that everytime he's in my bed, it's a very special event :biggrin1::biggrin1:
     
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    I tried ironing with a friends iron; he rolled his eyes and took over. My dress shirts/pants/suits for gigs go to the cleaners, even the new shirts fresh out of the package that need ironing. Nothing else gets ironed. I mostly wear jeans/tee shirts and don't care. And I wonder why I am not popular.:biggrin1:
     
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    My housekeeper irons everything in sight. Including the boxers.

    She didn't understand how I go through so few pairs of underware in a week. She told me to change them more often. At least I think that's what she said... I didn't understand much of the language back than. So I started throwing clean underware in the clothes hamper so she wouldn't think I'm a dirty pig. lol
     
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    OMG you iron? I'd pay to see that! :tongue:
     
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    Nope. :p

    (Just underwear I don't iron, btw - doesn't seem much point!).
     
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    I'm suprised how many don't iron and let things iron by others.
    Mum always ironed, and I know I will when I'm on my own. We do iron the sheets of the bed, underwear only when it are boxers, but we learned not to do that anymore. But other clothes we do iron. If not, you have a lack on looking proper in public I believe...
     
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    Gee guys thanks for all of your replies, didn't think it would get much of a reply. Just goes to show. You guys who don't iron think of all the energy your saving, doing your bit for green conservation.

    Keep the replies coming

    Cheers

    Smartalk
     
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