From: Rod Speed on
rocket scientist wrote
> Rod Speed <rod.speed.aaa(a)gmail.com> wrote
>> Susan Bugher wrote
>>> Rod Speed wrote

>>> I said "Line dried clothes are stiff and "boardy" if you don't
>>> have a good breezy drying day or if you dry them indoors."

>> There's much better ways to quote than that.

>>>> None of mine are, so it must be the clothes etc you choose to wear.

>>> Do you often make these wild leaps to silly conclusions?

>> Never ever could bullshit its way out of a wet paper bag.

>>> (I note that you wrote in another post that you have good weather
>>> for your outdoor line-drying => lots of those "good breezy drying days".
>>> I guess you stopped reading what I wrote before you got to the "if".)

>> Guess again. I never ever said that its always breezy when I line dry, fool.

>> Lets go thru this very very slowly for the terminally stupid.

>> My clothes are not stiff and boardy when I line dry them on days with no wind at all.

> we dry outside on a nice day. No laws against that .... yet !
> when it turns rainey , like today, we have "laundry land" .. that is .
> in come the clothes and they get hung up near the wood stove.

I have enough clothes so I dont need to wash when there is any possibility of rain.


From: h on

"rocket scientist" <georgespamk(a)toast.net> wrote in message
news:georgespamk-8DFE0E.14224731102009(a)news.isp.giganews.com...
> In article <7ksh6oF3binhvU1(a)mid.individual.net>,
> "Rod Speed" <rod.speed.aaa(a)gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Susan Bugher wrote
>> > Rod Speed wrote
>>
>> > I said "Line dried clothes are stiff and "boardy" if you don't have a
>> > good
>> > breezy drying day or if you dry them
>> > indoors."
>>
>> There's much better ways to quote than that.
>>
>> >> None of mine are, so it must be the clothes etc you choose to wear.
>>
>> > Do you often make these wild leaps to silly conclusions?
>>
>> Never ever could bullshit its way out of a wet paper bag.
>>
>> > (I note that you wrote in another post that you have good weather for
>> > your outdoor line-drying => lots of those "good breezy drying days". I
>> > guess you stopped reading what I wrote before you got to the "if".)
>>
>> Guess again. I never ever said that its always breezy when I line dry,
>> fool.
>>
>> Lets go thru this very very slowly for the terminally stupid.
>>
>> My clothes are not stiff and boardy when I line dry them on days with no
>> wind
>> at all.
>
> we dry outside on a nice day. No laws against that .... yet !
> when it turns rainey , like today, we have "laundry land" .. that is .
> in come the clothes and they get hung up near the wood stove.


Yeah, but then everything stinks of wood smoke. YUCK!


From: me on
"Rod Speed" <rod.speed.aaa(a)gmail.com> wrote:

>> I suggest you get a clothesline or a drying rack and try line drying before you give up your dryer. Line dried clothes
>> are stiff and "boardy" if you don't have a good breezy drying day
>
>None of mine are, so it must be the clothes etc you choose to wear.

Do you have a lot of clothes that have synthetic
materials in them such as polyester?

Or is the bulk of your clothing ALL cotton?
From: me on
Les Cargill <lcargill99(a)comcast.net> wrote:

>But how much money does a clothes dryer cost to run? This:
>http://www.csgnetwork.com/elecenergycalcs.html
>says $0.30 per load. A whopping 30 loads a month is
>$9.00 a month.... I can't imagine 30 loads a month - I
>run about eight per person in the household...

It's not abt the cost to run...... but is abt the
hassle to move when moving a lot.

Such as summer intern college student
From: Rod Speed on
me(a)privacy.net wrote
> Rod Speed <rod.speed.aaa(a)gmail.com> wrote

>>> I suggest you get a clothesline or a drying rack and try line
>>> drying before you give up your dryer. Line dried clothes are
>>> stiff and "boardy" if you don't have a good breezy drying day

>> None of mine are, so it must be the clothes etc you choose to wear.

> Do you have a lot of clothes that have synthetic
> materials in them such as polyester?

Only the polar fleeces.

> Or is the bulk of your clothing ALL cotton?

Yep, I avoid synthetics with Tshirts, jeans, shorts etc.

I do prefer a synthetic mix with sox, for better wear, but only wear those in
the winter, bare feet and what we call thongs whenever its warm enough.