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Old 03-03-2015, 09:30 AM
 
Location: Vietnam
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"Do you guys frequently wash clothes by hand or in a washing machine?" I'm not trying to make a survey here. I just wanna know the difference where you guys live and where I live. Lots of people where I live still wash clothes by hand because they're scared that sometimes the washing machine damages the clothes. Besides, the clothing will be cleaner if they wash by hand.

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Old 03-03-2015, 10:16 AM
 
Location: Chicago area
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By hand??? Not in my universe!
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Old 03-03-2015, 10:24 AM
 
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Machine. In fact, I won't rent an apartment without a washer/dryer in the unit. My days of having clothing stolen are over, and the last time I lived in a place where the laundry was located in another building, some deranged person had come in and used several of the machines as a toilet. (Fortunately, not while they were in use!)
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Old 03-03-2015, 10:26 AM
 
Location: South Central Texas
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Sorry, the modern world uses a machine. Highly unlikely you could wash anything by hand better than the machine does it. They do not destroy clothes unless you use the wrong cycle or have a crappy machine. There's an awful lot of difference between where we live and where you live. Mod cut.

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Old 03-03-2015, 10:33 AM
 
Location: Airports all over the world
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If I run out of clean clothes a day or two before getting home I might wash a few things by hand to get me home. Other than that I will always let a machine wash my clothes for me.

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Old 03-03-2015, 10:37 AM
 
Location: Sudcaroland
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I only wash by hand the things that can't go in a machine ("delicates"), and I don't own many of these.
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Old 03-03-2015, 11:06 AM
 
Location: Out there somewhere...a traveling man.
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The only things I wash by hand are my hands, everything else goes into the machine.
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Old 03-03-2015, 11:14 AM
 
Location: I am right here.
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Machine.

I even wash my "hand wash only" clothes (which I do own many of) in a machine on the gentle cycle.
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Old 03-03-2015, 11:43 AM
 
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Machine.
Throw the clothes in, pour some detergent in and let the machine it's thang.

Then I let the dyer work it's magic after. Voila!
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Old 03-03-2015, 12:01 PM
 
Location: Florida
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Machine only. I try to not own anything that requires hand washing. I've never had a machine damage any of my clothes.
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