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Monday, August 21, 2006

Six Days

I am waiting for someone to recognize my genius. It is so difficult to be the only person who knows just how brilliant I really am.

Sometimes, I get dressed in the dark, but since I rarely wear socks it's usually not a problem. Last weekend, I rolled out of bed and got dressed while still in a half-sleep state. I ran a few errands. While waiting in the checkout line at CVS, I noted that my underwear was a little uncomfortable. I'm gaining some weight, so I assumed that I had outgrown my panties.

When I got home, I ran upstairs to get out of those uncomfortable drawers. I had put them on sideways. The leg hole was around my waist. I laughed at my stupidity, but then I realized that this mistake could solve many problems in the lives of people everywhere.

Yes. Six day underwear. It's really very simple. Each day you simply rotate your underwear a turn. After three days, turn the panties inside out. Then rotate for three days. Lather, rinse, repeat.

I rotate counter-clockwise, but that's just a personal preference.



At 5:04 AM, Blogger Irish Church Lady :) said...

LOL Been there, done that!

I may need to go there again because I'm running out of underwear because me granddoggy chews the ones that 'miss' the laundry hamper.

At 5:09 AM, Blogger Gambo said...

Yes, you are a genius Mist1. A word of caution about getting dressed in the dark though. I went to work the other day wondering what joke I was missing as all my fellow commuters appeared so jovial. Imagine my horror when I arrived at the office only to be asked why I was wearing my underpants on my head instead of my favoured beanie. Your six day plan would have only added to my embarresment.

At 5:46 AM, Blogger mist1 said...


You are finally first!

Just remember which way you rotate. For sanitary reasons.


Thanks for recognizing my amazing brain power.

I had you all wrong. I thought you sported a ball cap not a beanie.

At 6:02 AM, Blogger LoRi~fLoWer said...

or we could boycott underwear altogether?

I can't see days of the week underwear without thinking of When Harry Met Sally.

At 6:36 AM, Blogger mist1 said...


Love that movie!

At 7:09 AM, Blogger Mindless Dribbler said...

I'm heading to the patent office now. No hard feelings Mist1.

Afterall, nobody really knows how brilliant you are.

At 7:36 AM, Blogger mist1 said...


Not brilliant enough to keep my mouth shut. Damn.

At 7:58 AM, Blogger Darlene said...

oh god, I've done that...too many times to're an absolute genius when it comes to your "rotation" experiment. Just imagine how much water one can save in a 10 year span by wearing the same g-string for 6 days instead of 1. amazing. Did you ever know that you're my hero? ;o)

At 8:07 AM, Blogger Avitable said...

This will go well with my Four-Sided Shirt concept - just flip them inside-out four different times to wear the same shirt consecutively for four days. Patent pending.

At 8:31 AM, Blogger mist1 said...


I hadn't even considered the green aspect.

I am my own hero as well. Sometimes, I even wear tights. It is very difficult to wear tights.


Your brain rivals mine.

At 8:33 AM, Blogger The Naked Nerd said...

LOL I should say something but it might come out the wrong way. ;)

At 9:01 AM, Blogger mist1 said...


Were you going to say something about how brilliant I am?

At 9:15 AM, Blogger Dallas DYSfunction said...

Underwear? I don't need no stinking underwear! When I finally earn my millions by a)selling my body or B)winning the lottery, I plan on having a new pair of underwear and socks every day. There is nothing like the feeling of wearing one of those for the first time....

At 9:30 AM, Blogger Mr. G said...

Umm...Mist - I kinda' gotta' side with Lori on this one...going commando would solve all of your "This Side Up" issues...

At 9:54 AM, Anonymous Alison said...

That is the best idea I've heard in a long time. Bravo!

At 10:26 AM, Blogger mist1 said...


I know I don't need no "stinking" underwear. That's why I rotate it.

mr. g,

Yes, but panties are sooooo cute!


Thank you. I am worn out from all this inventing.

At 10:27 AM, Blogger Miss Britt said...

Genius. Pure genius.

At 2:35 PM, Blogger jali said...

F***ing hilarious.

At 4:49 PM, Blogger anastasia said...

I'll give it to you.....awsome idea, I wish I could of thought of it first. Like I said you come up with some pretty smart shit, not to mention, you crack me up!!! I have to say, I'd get a little confused though because I take my panties off at night, so, I guess I would have to lable each side right? I don't want to wear one side two days in a row, that's just gross!!!

At 6:54 PM, Blogger mist1 said...

miss britt,

Thanks for noticing.


...and yet so practical.


I'm thinking maybe a safety pin could help you to remember which side you left off on.

At 9:49 AM, Blogger Echo Mouse said...


You remind me of Dr. Will Kirby on Big Brother. I swear, if you two married and had kids...the world would be a much more fun place.

At 3:49 PM, Anonymous KristynMarie said...

... yeah...I had something snappy and wise to say, but I've completely forgotten. ;)


At 4:04 PM, Blogger mist1 said...


Wait..."get married" and "world would be a much more fun place" in one sentence?

Are you sure about that?

At 8:52 PM, Blogger mist1 said...


Hate when that happens.

At 8:54 PM, Blogger ~TVS said...

Sure, you're gonna make a million while MY plan for Real Man's Boxers is a bust. You know: January, February, March....

At 9:18 PM, Blogger mist1 said...


You too, are brilliant.

At 6:57 PM, Blogger Jim said...

Hey Mist1, I hope Yahoo catches this. I may post it also on your today's blog.
I did the six-day underwear thing last December 8, 2005.
You are missing one important part, these panties need three leg holes to make it work correctly!
A Japanesse person 'invented' it. His employer, Toyota, was running an 'invention' contest. This was orginally reported in The Wall Street Journal, I don't know the date but it was in the 80s.
To see my write-up, go to my blog at
I used this an an example when teaching 'new product development' in my business class.
I'll check out your blog while I'm here. It looks nice.

At 8:14 AM, Blogger mist1 said...


I'll have to check out your post. I've noticed that I'm not the only person to have this stroke of genius. I guess great minds work alike.


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