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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.

Mist1


28 Comments:

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...

icl,

You are finally first!

Just remember which way you rotate. For sanitary reasons.

gambo,

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...

lori,

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...

mindless,

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 mention...you'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)
Cheers

 
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...

darlene,

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.

avitable,

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...

nerd,

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...

dallas,

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

mr. g,

Yes, but panties are sooooo cute!

alison,

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.

jali,

...and yet so practical.

anastasia,

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...

LOLOL

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. ;)

Kristyn

 
At 4:04 PM, Blogger mist1 said...

echo,

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...

kristyn,

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...

tvs,

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
http://jimmiehov.blogspot.com/2005/12/six-day-underwear-doesnt-count-towards.html
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...

jim,

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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