A Sure Way Not To Forget The Toilet Paper


Don’t you hate when after doing your ‘business’ in the bathroom, you look over and see this…


and then you say to yourself, “Shit…that was my last roll of toilet paper!!!!”

That’s when normally I ponder, “Should I use one of the MANY napkins I've cumulatively hijacked from Starbucks that are in my kitchen cupboard, or should I use a paper towel?”

But then I realize that I won’t be able to flush the napkin or paper towel down the toilet because it might clog the pipes and cause an overflow.

Oh, what to do…what to do. Decisions…decisions.

Well, what I usually do is opt for using a napkin and then pray to god almighty that it doesn’t overflow the toilet.

And usually my prayers are answered.

However, that’s not really the worst part. The worst part for me is that after this happens, I always seem to forget to buy more toilet paper, which is exactly what happened on the day I ran out of toilet paper last week.

Yup, I went to Walgreens drugstore after I left work and purchased everything I needed EXCEPT toilet paper. So, that night and the next morning, I had to use a few more napkins from my stash of Starbucks.

Gee…I wonder if Starbucks knows that their 100% recycled napkins are being used as recycled toilet paper in my house?

Well, if they ever discover this post, they will.

Anyway, I was bound and determined NOT to forget to buy more toilet paper the following day, so I devised a non-forget plan.

And here’s what I did.

I took the empty roll of toilet paper and placed it DIRECTLY in front of my apartment door on the inside, so that it would be a STRONG visual reminder as I was leaving the house.

Exhibit A:

Then, right before I left the house that morning, I placed the empty roll of toilet paper INSIDE the nylon bag I take to work with me every day, which contains all the things I need for work, such as sample supplies.

Exhibit B:

And I did this so that anytime I opened my bag at work to grab some samples, it would constantly remind me to buy toilet paper.

Wasn’t that brilliant?

However (and this is the embarrassing part)…

At one point during the day, I opened my bag in front of a customer to get them a sample, and out POPPED the empty toilet paper roll and landed on the counter.

Wasn't that special?

So of course, rather than look like a total buffoon, I decided to tell them the truth about why I had an empty roll of toilet paper in my bag.

And do you know what? They actually laughed and thought it was a great idea!

And it was a great idea because right after work, I marched my chafed butt into Walgreens and purchased more toilet paper…


P.S. And thank you Starbuck's for the toilet paper substitute. However, I need to mention that your napkins are a little rough on the derriere, so you might want to try making them a bit softer for toilet-paper-forgetters, like me.

Have a SUPER weekend everyone!
And remember…don’t forget the toilet paper!
X

62 comments

  1. My problem is remembering the different errands I need to run when I'm driving. Even with a list right there, I will head home before I've gone everywhere I need to go. I've even tried post it notes on the steering wheel to remind me to get gas or go to ATM machine. I'm losing it, but at least I don't run out of TP.......LOL, I buy in bulk!

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  2. Bwahahaha!! I can totally relate! I do believe that most people have had to use something as a substitute! Your idea is awesome! Which reminds me of a stop at my local Starbucks...I accidentally dropped one of my pills (it happened to be a blue capsule). Of course, my barista could not resist letting that slide! He said, "well....doesn't THAT look like FUN?" Needless to say I was a bit mortified!!!

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  3. Rob LenihanApril 11, 2014

    Hey, Ron, you're on a roll!


    I think that's probably the best use possible for a Starbucks napkin I've ever heard, though I suspect that they won't be taking your suggestion any time soon.


    I like how the customer got a laugh out of your empty roll malfunction--now there's a person with a sense of humor!


    Great post, buddy! Have a fabulous weekend and for God's sake, stock up on the willy rolls!!

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  4. Ron, what a hilarious post! And I also laughed at Rob's comment. You're on a roll! How funny! I always try to have a sufficient supple of toilet paper on hand, but there have been times when I've run out too. And I've also run out of napkins and then have to use toilet paper and it's the worst because toilet paper is so thin, so it tears.


    Have a wonderful weekend Ron. And you just reminded me to get more toilet paper x

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  5. Oh Gawd, I don't know where to start. I have a terrible memory lately but I rarely forget the shopping. Why? Because I have an A4 size typed list on a clipboard (a work of art, I might say) with every item I might ever want to buy, sectioned into categories. If I run out of something, I mark it on the list so that next time I do a big shop or order on line I see it there.


    This list was devised many moons ago when I first had the computer and didn't know what to do with it.,.. haha. What shall I do with it, I cried. Well, says big son, you could do your shopping list. So I did. Mind you it has been improved over the years and is now a topic of conversation in the family. It is also used as an example, although what sort of example I'm not sure. So, dear Ron, in order to remember to buy toilet rolls you have to be on top of things, get creative, do a list - one that covers everything. Did I say I didn't know where to start.


    I loved this post, I had visions of clogged toilets and warrants from Starbucks for illegal use of their napkins. In fact, I almost packed my bag to come to your rescue, armed with a pack of eight toilet rolls.


    Joe asked if you were getting too bogged down with your thinking!!!


    Happy weekend xx

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  6. "My problem is remembering the different errands I need to run when I'm driving. Even with a list right there, I will head home before I've gone everywhere I need to go."

    OMG Bijoux, I've the SAME THING!!

    " I've even tried post it notes on the steering wheel to remind me to get gas or go to ATM machine."

    HAHAHHAHA! I used to use post it notes too, but I end up losing those, so I end up forgetting.

    "I'm losing it, but at least I don't run out of TP.......LOL, I buy in bulk!"

    I truly need to start buying certain things in bulk as well.

    Thanks so much for stopping by, my friend. Have a fantabulous weekend!

    X

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  7. "I accidentally dropped one of my pills (it happened to be a blue capsule). Of course, my barista could not resist letting that slide! He said, "well....doesn't THAT look like FUN?" Needless to say I was a bit mortified!!!"


    Bwhahhahahaha! OMG Jeanne, how FUNNY!!!!


    Thanks so much for stopping by, dear lady. Hope you're having an AWESOME time on your trip! Have a super weekend!


    X to you and the girlz!

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  8. "Hey, Ron, you're on a roll!"

    Bwhahahaha! Rob, I LOVED that!!!!

    "I think that's probably the best use possible for a Starbucks napkin I've ever heard, though I suspect that they won't be taking your suggestion any time soon."

    I agree. And heaven help me if they ever find this post and discover that I'm hijacking COUNTLESS napkins from them.

    Thanks so much for stopping by, buddy. Have a super weekend!

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    " and for God's sake, stock up on the willy rolls!!"



    Bwhahahahahaha! You crack me up!!!

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  9. Hola Denise!

    "And I also laughed at Rob's comment. You're on a roll! How funny!"

    I did too, wasn't that HYSTERICAL?? He is so clever with words!

    " And I've also run out of napkins and then had to use toilet paper and it's the worst because toilet paper is so thin, so it tears."



    Meeeeee too! And then the toilet paper sticks to your mouth - HA!


    Thanks a bunch for stopping by, girl. Have a WONDERFUL weekend and don't forget the toilet paper!

    X

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  10. " Because I have an A4 size typed list on a clipboard (a work of art, I might say) with every item I might ever want to buy, sectioned into categories. If I run out of something, I mark it on the list so that next time I do a big shop or order on line I see it there."

    Valerie, what a GREAT idea!!! And boy...are you well-organized!

    "So, dear Ron, in order to remember to buy toilet rolls you have to be on top of things, get creative, do a list - one that covers everything. Did I say I didn't know where to start."

    Yes, will do! I used to be extremely good about remembering things without making lists, however, it seems that I can't rely on it as well as I used to, so I've got to start making lists and getting creative, like you!

    " I had visions of clogged toilets and warrants from Starbucks for illegal use of their napkins. In fact, I almost packed my bag to come to your rescue, armed with a pack of eight toilet rolls."

    Bwhahahahaha! Valerie...I LOVE you. That was so funny!

    "Joe asked if you were getting too bogged down with your thinking!!!"



    HA! Tell him, YES!


    Much thanks for stopping by, dear lady, and for your great suggestions! Have a lovely weekend!


    X to you and Joe!

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  11. Maybe Starbucks will take that to heart, or in your case to butt! Running out of toilet paper is always a fear of mine, so generally I stay well stocked. However, a week ago I was down to the last roll in BOTH bathrooms...I went right to the store and bought a 12 pack for each bathroom, ha!

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  12. Hiya Matt!

    "Since my girlfriend and I live together, between the two of us, we are so paranoid about running out of tp that we're always stocking up. We've got it under the cabinet in the bathroom and also in our bedroom closet."

    That's how my mother and father used to be. We always had TONS of toilet paper in our house because my father (especially) was so paranoid about running out. And he always insisted that we use CHARMIN and not SCOTT'S.

    "But me, being a guy, I never put the roll on the dispenser whenever I replace a roll, I just put it on the floor. And that drives my girlfriend crazy."



    HAHAHHAHA! Matt...I LOVED that! And you're right...that does seem to be a 'guy thing.'


    Thanks so much for stopping by, buddy. Have an excellent weekend!


    X

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  13. Hi Ron. Who'd have thought that, with all the time I spend on the internet, it would still be possible fur me to discover TOO MUCH INFORMATION!

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  14. Hey there Dale!

    "Who'd have thought that, with all the time I spend on the internet, it would still be possible fur me to discover TOO MUCH INFORMATION!"

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

    And this is nothing compared to the TMI I've shared in past posts.

    Much thanks for stopping by, buddy. Have an AWESOME weekend!

    X

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  15. Welcome to my world. I've taken to buying the 12-pk double rolls and rationing out the sheets to just the amount to do the job in order to avoid just this dilemma for as long as possible. :)

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  16. Gawd, you make me laugh! I love how your t.p. roll popped out. LOL!

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  17. Mark PetruskaApril 11, 2014

    I knew from the title alone this was going to be one of those "this could only happen to Ron" types of posts. Sure enough! But it does explain why you hoard Starbucks napkins. Not sure I'll ever be able to look at a venti mocha the same way again, though...


    Personally, Post-It Notes are my lifesaver when I run out of things. Of course, if I ever run out of Post-It Notes, I'm screwed.


    Have a great weekend!

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  18. Ha ha! great idea!

    Many is the time we have had to use kitchen roll. That's not too bad though, because it is fairly soft.

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  19. LOL! Ron, only YOU could write about toilet paper and make it hilariously interesting!

    "At one point during the day, I opened my bag in front of a customer to get them a sample, and out POPPED the empty toilet paper roll and landed on the counter."



    That is so funny! And I would have loved to seen your face when popped out and landed on the counter.


    I've also run out of toilet paper and had to use a napkin or paper towel as well. I've also used them to blow my nose!

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  20. " I've taken to buying the 12-pk double rolls and rationing out the sheets to just the amount to do the job in order to avoid just this dilemma for as long as possible. :)"

    Good for you, Jayne, and that's what I should do too - have a strong backup because I seem to go through toilet paper so fast. I don't how people with families do it. They must need to buy tons of it.

    Have a faaaaaabulous weekend, my friend, and thanks a bunch for stopping by!

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  21. "I love how your t.p. roll popped out."


    Yup...and landed right there on the counter. It was like something out of an I Love Lucy episode!


    Thanks so much for stopping by, Jean. Have a super weekend!

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  22. " But it does explain why you hoard Starbucks napkins. Not sure I'll ever be able to look at a venti mocha the same way again, though.."

    HAHAHAHAHAHA! You said it, Mark!! And thank god for Starbucks!

    "Personally, Post-It Notes are my lifesaver when I run out of things. Of course, if I ever run out of Post-It Notes, I'm screwed."



    OMG...you crack me the HELL up, man! And I've tried Post-It Notes, but they somehow fall off of everything I post them to, so I end forgetting anyway.


    Thanks a bunch for stopping by, buddy. Have a most excellent weekend!


    X to you and Tara!

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  23. Hiya Babs!

    "Many is the time we have had to use kitchen roll. That's not too bad though, because it is fairly soft."



    OMG...you are so lucky because the kitchen roll we have here in the States is so rough it feels like sandpaper, I kid you not. That's why I usually opt for a napkin because they seem to be a bit softer.


    Have a super weekend, my friend, and thanks so much for stopping by!

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  24. Hey ho Robert!

    "And I would have loved to seen your face when it popped out and landed on the counter."

    At first, I turned BEET red and look at it like, OMG...please don't tell me I'm seeing what I'm seeing!?! But there it was right on the counter - HA! And thank god the customer was lighthearted about it.

    "I've also run out of toilet paper and had to use a napkin or paper towel as well. I've also used them to blow my nose!"



    Yup...I've had to do the same thing. And it's the worst when you have a cold because it's so rough on your nose.


    Thanks a bunch for stopping by, buddy. Have a fabuloso weekend!


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  25. "so I have way more than I need of pretty much everything. Should an armageddon occur, I'm set."

    HAHAHHAHAHA! OMG...that made me LAUGH OUT LOUD!!

    And good for you!

    So if I ever run out of toilet paper, I know who to contact....YOU!

    Thanks so much for stopping by, girl. And have a faaaaaaaabulous weekend!

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  26. Ron, my girlfriend and I only use Scott's brand because Charmin seems to clogged the pipes.

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  27. Matt, I TOTALLY agree with you on that! I only use Scott's brand as well, and for the same reason. Also, the Scott rolls seem to have much more paper on them. But for some reason, my father always insisted on Charmin?!?

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  28. "Also, the Scott rolls seem to have much more paper on them."


    Right with you on that one, Ron! We could go through two rolls of Charmin in what it took to go through one roll of Scott's.

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  29. Jay of The Depp EffectApril 12, 2014

    Hahaha! I've missed popping over here. That's a great idea, except that if you park an empty toilet roll in front of your door in a dog owning household, it's very unlikely to still be there when you next look. And if it is, you'll probably just think 'oh, there's one of the empty toilet rolls that I gave the dogs to play with'.

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  30. Ah, poor Ron. Hard to sit with a sore bottom, huh?!

    Sounds like you arrived at a good solution. A better one, in my humble opinion, would be to stock your shelves so you don't run out of TP again, ha! But, hey, at least you discovered a good substitute,right?!

    Happy Saturday and beyond!

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  31. You kill me, Ron. Of course, my first suggestion would be to buy 7,000 rolls of toilet paper, but I know you're lacking some closet space in your apartment. Which reminds me of a funny scene in Modern Family (do you watch it? If you don't, you should, it's hilarious), where Cameron takes his partner Mitch to Costco (who thinks it "below him"). But then Mitch finds out that you can buy "everything you need from birth to death" there, including cheap diapers for their baby, Lily. Mitch grabs two big economy sized packages and wants to buy enough for like two years and Cam's like "Where would we put them?" and Mitch is like "They sell sheds here." And Cam's all "A shed for diapers? We're those guys now? The diaper shed guys?" So what I'm saying, Ron, is you need a toilet paper shed to keep in the basement of your building. And get rolls at Costco. I'm sure they're cheaper than Walgreens.

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  32. petra michelleApril 12, 2014

    Omgawd, Ron! I nearly had to run to the toilet after reading this post! Thank gawd my dad has depends for these kinds of emergencies...no wait, I have Blimpie's napkins. LOL I don't even want to imagine what would happen if you went camping! "o"
    Now don't forget, and have a wonderful weekend, Ron! :))

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  33. Helloooooooo Jay!

    "...except that if you park an empty toilet roll in front of your door in a dog owning household, it's very unlikely to still be there when you next look."

    HA! OMG...that's right!

    And come to think of it, a cat would probably do the same thing because when I had two cats at one time, they LOVED pulling the toilet paper off the roll in the bathroom and would play with it. Sometimes I would come home to toilet paper ALL over my apartment!

    Thanks so much for stopping by, my friend. Hope your weekend is going fabulously!

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  34. Hello there Debbie!

    "Hard to sit with a sore bottom, huh?!"

    HAHAHAHAHA! You said it! After two napkins I need some DESITIN!

    "A better one, in my humble opinion, would be to stock your shelves so you don't run out of TP again, ha!"



    AMEN!!!!!!!


    Much thanks for stopping by, dear lady. Hope your weekend so far has been awesome! The weather here is gorgeous, so I may spend the day tomorrow outside enjoying it.


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  35. Hellooooooo Petra!

    So glad to see that your comment went through - YAHOOOO!

    "Thank gawd my dad has depends for these kinds of emergencies...no wait, I have Blimpie's napkins."

    That's what I NEED!!!!!!

    " I don't even want to imagine what would happen if you went camping! "o""



    I'd probably have to use LEAVES! HAHAHAHAHAHA!


    Much thanks for stopping by, my friend! Enjoy the rest of your weekend!

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  36. Helloooooooo there Kathy!

    " Of course, my first suggestion would be to buy 7,000 rolls of toilet paper, but I know you're lacking some closet space in your apartment."

    Yes, thank you for understanding. The most I normally pick up are 3 rolls at one time, however, you should see the way I go through toilet paper. I FLY through that stuff because not only do I use it for wiping, but I also use to it blow my nose. I bet a roll only lasts me not even a week. And I'm only ONE person using it.

    " Mitch grabs two big economy sized packages and wants to buy enough for like two years and Cam's like "Where would we put them?" and Mitch is like "They sell sheds here." And Cam's all "A shed for diapers? We're those guys now? The diaper shed guys?"

    Bwhahahahahaha OMG, Kathy...that was HILARIOUS!!!

    I really need to go over to You Tube and see if they have episodes of Modern Family to watch because EVERYONE tells me how awesome that show is. And no, I've never seen it, can you believe that?

    " Ron, is you need a toilet paper shed to keep in the basement of your building. And get rolls at Costco. I'm sure they're cheaper than Walgreens."



    GREAT idea!!!!


    Much thanks for stopping by, girl. Hope you're having a FABU weekend. Isn't the weather GORGEOUS?


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  37. This is so funny! That's a brilliant idea to carry the roll with you and I love how the customer appreciated the "oops". Bet the do it the next time they run out of paper! Hope you're enjoying the nice weather. Finally!

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  38. LOL...Oh I adore your honesty! And I adore the customer with a good sense oh humour. Of course there's two thinds that we will NOT run out of....toilet paper and coffee. Ain't gonna happen! Every time himself asks if there's anything we need at the grocery store I pop off with those two things. He's well aware of my quirk and will tell me how much we have in the cupboards.... Like I don't know?! Hello!!!!


    Starbucks use recyled napkins. Don'tcha wonder what they recycled that you're going to wipe your mouth with?! I'm thinking the only use for a stolen recycled napkin is exactly what you used 'em for! OMG....


    Oh...and I join you in the use of sticky notes ONLY to lose the darn things. I might consider writing my list/reminders on an empty roll of toilet paper. Seriously!! :-) I'll let ya know how that works. (Have I ever confessed what great fun I have with empty toilet rolls?! LOL...Mr. Neurotic is such an easy target...LOLOL)

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  39. " Bet they do it the next time they run out of paper!"

    HA! I bet they do too, Chrissy!!!

    "Hope you're enjoying the nice weather. Finally!"

    Yes, isn't it GORGEOUS? I am planning on spending some time outside today, enjoying it. Can't wait!

    Thanks so much for stopping by, girl. Enjoy your Sunday!

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  40. Hiya Mel!

    " And I adore the customer with a good sense oh humour."

    Meeeeeee too! They were a such a good sport about it :)

    " Of course there's two thinds that we will NOT run out of....toilet paper and coffee. Ain't gonna happen!"

    It's so funny you mentioned COFFEE because a few days ago while I was grocery shopping, I suddenly remembered that I was running low on coffee, so I got some. And guess what? It was on SALE!!!!!

    "Starbucks use recyled napkins. Don'tcha wonder what they recycled that you're going to wipe your mouth with?! I'm thinking the only use for a stolen recycled napkin is exactly what you used 'em for! OMG..."

    I just read the napkin and it said that they're made with 100% recycled content and at least 40% post-consumer fiber, helping save more that 86, 381 trees since 2009!

    "Oh...and I join you in the use of sticky notes ONLY to lose the darn things. I might consider writing my list/reminders on an empty roll of toilet paper."



    Bwhahahahahha! OMG Mel...that made me HOWL!!! And I may have to try that myself!


    Thanks so much for stopping by, dear lady. Have a SUPER Sunday!


    (((((((((((((( You ))))))))))))))


    X

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  41. i've been there, but there might always be a box of tissues or napkins around. then i have to hop around the house with my pants around my ankles looking for something.


    i am forever running out of butter, so i take a stick out of the box and hide it in the freezer. then when i "run out" of butter, i double check the freezer to make sure my last stick is in there and it usually is.

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  42. Herman TurnipApril 13, 2014

    That's actually quite the brilliant idea! Would work much better than a simple note tucked into your pocket. It's the Scarlett Letter of the tissue set, and it alone will tell the world of your desperate need for bathroom wipes. Upon its discovery, grocery store denizens the world over will down down before your feet as they hold above their heads that soft, scented tissue of your heart's desire. Just don't squeeze it, lest you should earn the wrath of their Whipple god!

    Geez....I should quit writing for now. I'm going off the deep end here. Heh...

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  43. " It's the Scarlett Letter of the tissue set, and it alone will tell the world of your desperate need for bathroom wipes....Just don't squeeze it, lest you should earn the wrath of their Whipple god!"

    Bwhahahahahaha! Herman...that was freakin' HILARIOUS!

    And no, don't stop writing because you're brilliant!

    LOVED your comment, man!

    Hope your weekend was great and that you got some muchly deserved R&R! Thanks so much for stopping by!

    X to you, Karin, and Mr. Tyler!

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  44. Ron, I was in the grocery store this afternoon and guess what I got? Toilet paper! I immediately thought of this post when I saw it sitting there of the shelf so I got a few extra rolls so I wouldn't run out!

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  45. Bwhahahahahaha! Robert, that is SO FUNNY!!!


    And good for you, buddy, because you won't end up like me; having to use STARBUCKS!!!!


    Hope you're weekend was FAB!

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  46. Ron - make a shopping list!! LOL Whenever my stock of toilet rolls gets down to two I put it on my list so I never run out, but that's only the stock in the shed. I always have three toilet rolls in the cupboard under the bathroom sink! I never run out! Your post made me laugh though and thank goodness for Starbucks eh??

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  47. "Ron - make a shopping list!!"

    I know, Pearl, you're so right. I do need to start making a shopping list because I seem to be forgetful lately. AGE.

    "Whenever my stock of toilet rolls gets down to two I put it on my list so I never run out, but that's only the stock in the shed. I always have three toilet rolls in the cupboard under the bathroom sink! I never run out!"



    OMG...that's faaaaaaaaaaabulous! And what a great system you have!


    Thanks so much for stopping by, m'dear!


    X

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  48. OK Ron... one of my favorite favorite FAVORITE posts.... you are so funny! I related to this in a BIG way, as I once had a tampon in my pocket and was in line at a Tropical Smoothie WITH a co-worker. I reached in my pocket to get money and the very obvious feminine product flew across the room, bounced along everyone in line and landed several people away. I just about DIED!

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  49. " and the very obvious feminine product flew across the room, bounced along everyone in line and landed several people away.

    Bwhahahahahahahaha!
    Bwhahahahahahahaha!

    OMG, Katherine....that beats my story by a landslide!

    HILARIOUS!!!!!!

    Thanks SO MUCH for sharing that, girl. LOVED it!

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  50. Geraldine H.April 15, 2014

    I don't know where my comment got to, I left one for this post a couple of days ago.


    In a nutshell: Hilarious post Ron. ;-)


    And my take on being happy:


    Fridge full, cupboards that won't close 'cause they are full too.


    And a big stack of FULL rolls of toilet paper, within easy reach in the bathroom.


    May your stash be well supplied from now on. It's a bummer (pun intended) when the empty roll is all we've got to work with!!!

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  51. LOL! I thought you were going to say after all that you forgot again! I write post it notes and stick them on the door to the garage just so I see the reminders before walking out!

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  52. BenzekneesApril 15, 2014

    Your idea for remembering was brilliant! When I first moved away from home, I moved in with a roommate. After a few months we found we weren't all that happy with the arrangement - we liked each other, we just didn't like living together. So I found my own apartment & luckily it was in the building right next door to my former roommate. She was helping me shop for my first day in my new place & she piled this huge package of toilet paper into my cart. Bless her heart - I would never have thought of toilet paper! I learned to hide a roll way in the back, so I would always have a spare for "those days." But I also always have a box of tissues in my bathrooms for when I forget, too!

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  53. " I thought you were going to say after all that you forgot again! "

    OMG no, Lisa...I would have probably killed myself, had forgotten it again!

    " I write post it notes and stick them on the door to the garage just so I see the reminders before walking out!"



    For some reason, I lose post it notes, so what I sometimes do is scotch tap a BIG piece of paper on my apartment door so I can see it when I walk out.


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  54. Oh shucks, Geraldine, sorry about that. And you're not the only person who has mentioned that to me. In fact, one of my other readers said the same thing last week. I'm getting to the point of wanting to go back to Bloggers native commenting system because Disqus is having a lot issues. I really need to think about what I want to do.

    Anyway, thanks for stopping back and letting me know.

    "Fridge full, cupboards that won't close 'cause they are full too.

    And a big stack of FULL rolls of toilet paper, within easy reach in the bathroom."

    Amen on the HAPPY!!!!!

    "It's a bummer (pun intended) when the empty roll is all we've got to work with!!!"



    HHAHAHAHAHAHA! LOVED that!


    Have a wonderful week, Geraldine!!!

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  55. "I learned to hide a roll way in the back, so I would always have a spare for "those days."

    Yup...that's exactly what I need to do, Benze, hide one away for an emergency, like the emergency I had last week - HA!

    "But I also always have a box of tissues in my bathrooms for when I forget, too!"



    Isn't it strange, but I never buy tissues unless I have a cold, so I never have them on-hand.


    Thanks for stopping by, my friend!
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  56. That's such a great idea Ron! I've been using Siri to remind me because I always seem to forget as well. Oh and I concur, Starbucks napkins are pretty brutal...
    This is Teresa from Chanel btw. ; )

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  57. *waving*

    Hey there Teresa! Great to see ya!

    " I've been using Siri to remind me because I always seem to forget as well."



    Yes, I know so many people who use that app as well! Can you believe I don't have a cell phone, let alone a iPhone or Smartphone!?!


    Thanks so much for stopping by, my friend. Hope all is well with you. Have a faaaaaaabulous weekend!


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    P.S. I approved your login information so that the next time you leave a comment it will automatically go through. I have this commenting system set up so that first-time users have to be approved to filter out spam.

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  58. That is a good idea! But non, that never happens to me. I am the queen of the stocked home. I have a dread of running out of things and so I have way more than I need of pretty much everything. Should an armageddon occur, I'm set.

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  59. " then i have to hop around the house with my pants around my ankles looking for something."

    Bwhahahahaha! Oh Val, that CRACKED ME UP because I've done the same thing!!!

    I very rarely have tissues in my apartment because I only buy them if I have a really bad cold, but I HAVE used them as toilet paper before and they are MUCH better than a napkin or paper towel.

    "so i take a stick out of the box and hide it in the freezer. then when i "run out" of butter, i double check the freezer to make sure my last stick is in there and it usually is."

    HA! What a GREAT idea! Backup butter!!!

    Thanks so much for stopping by, girl. Hope your weekend was great and you're feeling better :)

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    P.S. Oh and guess what? They just opened a PANERA'S in Philly, so I went there today and had lunch. YAHOOOO!

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  60. Ron, your non-forget plan made me laughed out loud. And I love the Exhibits A and B.


    Since my girlfriend and I live together, between the two of us, we are so paranoid about running out of tp that we're always stocking up. We've got it under the cabinet in the bathroom and also in our bedroom closet. But me, being a guy, I never put the roll on the dispenser whenever I replace a roll, I just put it on the floor. And that drives my girlfriend crazy.


    Funny post, dude!

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  61. "Maybe Starbucks will take that to heart, or in your case to butt!"

    HAHAHAHAHA! Yeah, either that or they're going to come to my house and arrest me for excessive napkin hijacking!

    "However, a week ago I was down to the last roll in BOTH bathrooms...I went right to the store and bought a 12 pack for each bathroom, ha!"



    You GO, Suzi!!!!!


    And doesn't it blow you away how much money we spend on toilet paper and napkins, when all we do it throw them away? I also feel that way about trash bags.


    Thanks so much for stopping by, my friend. Have a SUPER weekend!

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