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post #31 of 49
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My school has them. they're ok. But every now and then you see a bunch of pubes or the plastic thing sometimes looks discolored...

I mean, someone has to come with a bucket of water once a day I guess, but it saves quite a bit.
We have them also, just today one of them clogged and there was like piss leaking from the bowl it was so full LOL, I helped..... Anyways, the pubs do get annoying but like once a year you'll get some blood and idk but I always have to go in a completely different bathroom to piss.

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I think it's kinda nifty and if only it could "cloud" acrylic, that'd be intense, or sand parts. I wonder though, if the cloths are dirty, wont the pellets? How do they get clean? From that 2% of water? Please. I doubt that after a game of paint ball, me and my buddies could get all our clothes clean with just one wash. I see something else involved to make it work.

Imagine the static
post #32 of 49
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are the plastic thingies reusabe?
if its okay with her, then go for it.
otherwise i would suggest spending the 3 dollars to buy some more.
    
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if its okay with her, then go for it.
otherwise i would suggest spending the 3 dollars to buy some more.
Oh I see what you did there.
post #34 of 49
this reminds me of back innnn the day when poeple put there clothes in the stream and left them for a couple hours and they were clean
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british engineering at its best
    
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What if a dog takes a dump on my clothes, wouldnt it still smell?
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Wow the article said one freakin cup of water..man that is awesome..I need one of those machines...hehe I don't get very dirty anymore anyway haha, and this would spruce up me clothes just fine......
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I remember seeing something about this about a month ago. If I remember correct the plastic balls are about the size of a golf ball. This is super cool assuming that the plastic balls are reusable and recyclable.

With the extra concern of conserving water and maintaining our drink water sources this seems like a win/win situation as long as the technology is as "affordable" as the current water washing systems.

Also since clothes should come out dryer hopefully that will cut down on the amount of electricity consumed resulting in lower green house gas emissions.

Since we're on the subject of alternatives it struck me on a long trip through a particularly undeveloped area in my home province: why don't we have more windmill farms? There's a clean, ""renewable" energy source. Sure, the initial cost is there but everything after is nearly free and clear with the exception of maintenance.
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Does it clean the clothes by beating the clothes to death?
clothes are alive!?.
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What if a dog takes a dump on my clothes, wouldnt it still smell?
thats what I thought - what about smell?

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clothes are alive!?.
I think my shirt is, its growling at me.
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