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So if i throw a bucket of water in one of those big plastic ball bins for the kiddies and jump in it will clean my clothes? Bigger plastic balls better cleaning right?
post #42 of 49
Waterless watercooling should be next.







I really hope someone else didnt say that, i haven't read the entire thread D:
    
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this washing machine is going to be great in australia (always have water shortage problem around melbourne)
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are the plastic thingies reusabe?
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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.
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Oh I see what you did there.
ROFLMAO
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Well I'm too tired to read through 5 pages of posts right now so excuse me if my point has already been made.


I think this is great, we're replacing water with oil-based pellets, which is great for the environment because we have oceans full of oi- oh wait, nvm.

I guess I'll go back to paying $5.38/gallon for my gas and continue waiting for the world to end.

Washing our clothes in cold water I can understand, but I live on an island, the only thing I don't need to worry about running out of is water. To think that people are trying to help the environment by increasing the usage of oil is ridiculous.

I understand that they are trying to reduce waste water, but I can't help but think they are trying to fight a fire with gasoline.
    
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WOW dude. Nice find.

+rep (despite being TOTALLY OFF TOPIC! yeah, it's that awesome!)
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So if i throw a bucket of water in one of those big plastic ball bins for the kiddies and jump in it will clean my clothes? Bigger plastic balls better cleaning right?
It might, but remember to make sure there are no kids in the bin or they might call the cops.
    
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post #48 of 49
Great idea but need more details.

The plastic is still a petroleum based component (if its plastic) and I am skeptical of how well it cleans. Plus the article says "as little as 1 cup of water" but how much does it need for a really dirty load. Also what happens to the plastic when your done using it. Is it going to be like the plastic bag issue we have today. More stuff to float around in our oceans.

Im all for new ideas but there arent to many details in the article and Im to tired right now to look into more info on it.
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That made me think of all these plastic balls floating around in the ocean cleaning all the fish.
 
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