What's in your purse?

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  1. Imported

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    hughd: No Condoms?
     
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    jackinman: Or better yet, can someone please tell me what's in Queen Elizabeth's pocketbook? I mean come on folks she is the QUEEN. If she sneezes a hundred hands with tissues will be ready to clean her snots, she definately doesn't carry any of the things that Nony has in her purse, so what is in that pocketbook? :D

    Sorry Nony for veering this topic so early in your thread. But I'm just a curious guy ::)

    No offense to our friendly British members.

    Ok back to Nony's thread folks.
     
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    gigantikok: [quote author=AnonyMs link=board=women;num=1064110425;start=0#0 date=09/20/03 at 19:04:44]
    four pens
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    I glanced over this too quickly and coulda sworn I read something else! Me and my dirty, dirty mind. ;D
     
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    wvalady1968: 7 lipsticks
    3 pens
    calculator
    checkbook
    cell phone
    lotion
    wallet
    eye drops
    raffle tickets [that I'm selling]
    sun glasses
    coin purse
    dental floss
    note pad

    Damn! No wonder my back hurts!
    Have you ever wondered why guys are intimidated by purses?
     
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    sammygirly: OMG you're making me open and do inventory...here goes:

    Wallet
    cell phone
    keys
    Work ID tag
    4 chapsticks
    3 cigarette lighters
    2 chequebooks (one that only has one lonely cheque left on it, one full)
    2 used movie ticket stubs (Underworld and Freddy vs Jason)
    a zillion old bank receipts
    many old and paid bill receipts
    my most recent cable bill
    many old pay stubs
    2 dinky cars for my son
    1 prewrapped wetnap
    ...and seemingly a lot of loose tobacco and odd dust in the bottom....
    OH! and four escaped pennies
    ....and A letter and card from my early days with Max, ragged and worn but the most precious thing in my purse


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    When I was a kid, Mom would watch Art Linkletter's House Party every afternoon. During the broadcast Art would spend some time walking up and down the aisles in the audience interviewing various folks and he'd suddenly grab a lady's purse and go through it right there on live TV. Naturally it was embarrassing and hilarious but I often wondered how much stuff he found that he didn't dare show the viewing audience.

    Pecker

    (For Sale: Parachute. Used only once. Never opened. Small red stain.)
     
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    GreenEyes: This one is a toughy...

    I have a travel purse that one could wear on hips or neck that I seem to rely on with my personal information. This way if out at a bar or club I strap it about my waist and don't have to worry about it.

    Then I have a one of those cycling type of cloth bags I have been using as a pocket book. Shrugs do not ask me why for I have other bags.

    OK this is what is in it:

    tissues
    napkins
    an orange (removing it now)
    a bottle of water
    sanitary napkin
    small brush
    3 pony tail holders
    excedrin for migrane
    tylenol
    bayer
    alieve
    rolaids
    floppy case holder holding three floppies
    one loose floppy
    papers concering work
    ID for work
    Certs
    four lighters
    money
    one lipstick
    one lipliner
    one chapstick
    small address book
    small calendar
    memo pad type thing
    four pens
    two pencils
    that travel purse thingy

    Ok in the travel puse thing

    small rosary
    business card
    receipts (removing now)
    eclipse flash breath strips
    ATM
    Visa card
    Insurance emergency card
    Insurance card
    registration
    liscense
    reservation for flight from August (that taking out now)
    Silverlink London Euston trin ticket (removing that also)
    health card
    85 dollars
    Change
    piece of gum
    3 condoms
    lip liner
    lipstick
    eyeliner

    Ok what have I won..!! I think that covers everything... oh a safety pin.
     
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    sammygirly: No way I was listing the contents of my wallet, it's large and we'd have been here a long time.

    But here's a question on this topic for the guys...

    My best friend, a man, WILL NOT go in my purse. Sometimes when we're out he'll need something "Can I use your chapstick?" and I just holler "It's in my purse!"

    No matter where I am, he will carry the purse to me and stand and wait until I dig it out - he will NOT enter my purse. He says his mother beat that into him - a man DOES NOT EVER enter a woman's purse.

    Anyone else notice this phenomena?
     
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    Whoa, sammy! What a can of worms the purse becomes when a guy dares get into it.

    My ex-wife is one of those who guards her purse like it's got Fort Knox in it. Don't even approach it.

    Pecker

    (I'm not a sexist. Broads hate sexists.)
     
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    wvalady1968: I think it comes from growing up around "Mom's purse".
    Moms gotta guard their purses well from the younguns.
    It just naturally transfers to all purses?
    :)
     
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    GreenEyes: a purse could be an extension of self.... one never knows what a woman might hide in it.

    I remember one time going through security at the airport they wanted to check the travel pouch thing after clearing the decteror... I didn't mind and said outloud, "ok money and condoms in there."  The security guard got a chuckle.

    However I wouldn't be that blunt if family or work friends was about.
     
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    inquiringmind: Here is an inventory of the contents of my purse:

    A bag of nougats
    a change purse
    a tube of lipstick ( turkana Clay)
    a pack of juicy fruit gum
    two miniature notebooks
    5 ball point pens
    a comb
    a Tin of Ginger peach decaf teabags
    a book mark
    a wallet with the requisite cards and money
    a pocket calendar
    a talking pedometer
    an inhaler of Albuterol
    a miniature tooth brush and toothpaste
    a bottle of Bath and Body works Awake body essence
    a handful of splenda packets


    Inquiring mind
     
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    inquiringmind: Here is an inventory of the contents of my purse:

    a change purse
    a tube of lipstick ( Turkana Clay)
    a pack of juicy fruit gum
    two miniature notebooks
    5 ball point pens
    a comb
    a Tin of Ginger peach decaf teabags
    a book mark
    a wallet with the requisite cards and money
    a pocket calendar
    a talking pedometer
    an inhaler of Albuterol
    a miniature tooth brush and toothpaste
    a bottle of Bath and Body works "Awake" body essence
    a handful of Splenda packets
    cell phone
    palm pilot
    tin of Altoids
    A ring of keys
    sunglasses
    eyedrops

    Inquiring mind
     
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    My ex-wife's purse was more of a backpack. When she'd ask me to get somthing out of it, I, for the life of me, could not find anything in it. She would just open it up and pull it right out. I can tell you that of the things that were in it, the strangest was a text book from about six years previous. When I asked her why she had it in there, she didn't know. But she has yet to remove it.
     
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    longtimelurker: [quote author=inquiringmind link=board=women;num=1064110425;start=0#13 date=09/21/03 at 17:04:24]
    a handful of Splenda packets
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    Just out of interest, what does Splenda taste like? I have this general thing against artificial sweetners as they usually just taste plain nasty (esp. saccharin!). Nutrasweet isn't so bad, but still has a nasty 'artificial' aftertaste.
     
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    inquiringmind: Hi Longtime,

    It is really great.I have totally abandoned Equal. It is made from actual sugar ,but the molecules have been rearranged. It has the depth of sugar and no funky aftertaste. It stays sweet in hot or cold food and drink. So no need for 50 packets like you do for equal when you are drinking coffee or tea. I am totally diggin' it. So ,if you are diabetic or just want to keep slim and trim go for Splenda.

    Inquiring mind
     
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    longtimelurker: [quote author=inquiringmind link=board=women;num=1064110425;start=0#16 date=09/22/03 at 11:07:34]Hi Longtime,

    It is really great.I have totally abandoned Equal. It is made from actual sugar ,but the molecules have been rearranged. It has the depth of sugar and no funky aftertaste. It stays sweet in hot or cold food and drink. So no need for 50 packets like you do for equal when you are drinking coffee or tea. I am totally diggin' it. So ,if you are diabetic or just want to keep slim and trim go for Splenda.

    Inquiring mind[/quote]

    Thanks for that,

    I'm a chemist, anyway - so I looked at the info on how it's made on their website, I am a bit reassured that it is sugar-based, though. It's only just come out here, though - so I haven't had a chance to try any.

    Don't really need to keep slim, as I'm bordering on underweight as it is(!), but they just don't seem to make drinks without sweetners anymore - which is a right pain in the ass if you don't like the taste of them!
     
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    Valkyrie: ~*grinning*~

    Too many things... I need to clean it out.

    /Valkyrie
     
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    bblumbee: Good question and I cannot believe I am actually taking the time to go through my purse to see... Good Lord... to much stuff!

    Here goes...

    Bath & Body Works lotion
    Perfume
    change purse
    billfold for checks, cash, pictures
    3 tubes of lipstick
    4 bottles of nail polish
    gum
    mints
    compact
    8 pens (I work in education,administration, if that matters)
    eye liner
    makeup brush
    credit cards/debit cards
    phone
    calendar
    address book
    PDF thingie (palm pilot)
    tooth brush and paste
    comb
    hair clip
    sewing kit (travel size)
    knife (gift from my dad) :)
    spare house key
    spare car keys
    advil
    aleeve
    eye drops (re-wets for contacts)

    I am gettting rid of all these larger purses and going to purchase the small dainty ones... TO MUCH STUFF!!!
     
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