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Is anything you own 'on its way out'?

Still usable, but getting so broken that it is one step to the heap.

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17Yes
2Not that I know of
1Other
0No


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Biggles Bronze Star Survey Creator Survey Qualifier
posted 28-Apr-2017 9:43pm  
Many (possibly most) of my clothes, including the summer coat that I've had for about 20 years
My settees - they'll go to the dump/Freecycle next time I move house
My stick blender which has a horrid electrical smell every time I use it
paulyw Silver Star Survey Creator
posted 29-Apr-2017 10:56am  
Not anymore
bill Survey Central Gold Subscriber
posted 29-Apr-2017 12:34pm  
Many things, off the top of my head: an old drill with a frayed cord, a chair I used to sit in and loved but the armrest started falling apart (I wrapped it with something then we moved it to a corner a few years ago and rarely use it, but still have it), cat condo (just started taking off the smelly top to replace that with something maybe), old slipper/shoes, old TiVOs, old computers that I should recycle (but that's tricky), wife's iPad has flaky wifi after many years, I have an old android tablet with a similar issue that I use for app development, a wheelbarrow that kept getting a flat tire. probably should have replaced the whole thing but I got a new tire for it that turned out to be too-big so I dented the barrow part to allow the tire to spin freely; still using it but it's not pretty. I could go on and on... I tend to like old things and feel wary of new things (which seem to often be not quite right or cost a lot, etc.)
JessicaWoman99 Bronze Star Survey Creator
posted 29-Apr-2017 2:28pm  
Some clothes in my closets on the way to the thrift store
CarlHalling
posted 29-Apr-2017 7:11pm  
A lot of things...my shower and shower head are in terrible shape...my bathtub and sink are both blocked...my computer is horrifically slow...my glasses have been patched up multitudinous times...there's a broken drain outside my door...my curtains are a pair of old sheets...my vacuum cleaner is full...my energy levels are at barely functional...
LJD
posted 30-Apr-2017 12:26pm  
Yes, but I hang on to it, till its demise. I presently have a washer and dryer, that is at least 15 years old. They still work, with a few quirks. I have new refrigerators, they will be here a while. I have a 2001 Mercury Grand Marquis car, and love it. They don't make them anymore, but will keep it until its end.

My family calls me a tighwad in many ways, but why throw away something that has always been there for you? I have many things that are on the way out, but won't throw out, from little to big size..
Enheduanna Survey Central Subscriber
posted 1-May-2017 1:07pm  
I don't think so. We've replaced a lot of things in the house lately. Our car is old and has had some problems, but it seems to be running fine right now.
FordGuy Bronze Star Survey Creator
posted 2-May-2017 9:26am  
Yeah, my weed whipper.
cerealkiller Survey Qualifier
posted 3-May-2017 2:34pm  
My DeWalt cordless hammer drill. Smokes when I use it usually.
TeddyMiller
posted 3-May-2017 3:08pm  
The Indiglo light up on my watch stopped working, so I ordered a new watch.
Lysannus
posted 8-May-2017 2:29am  
Couch. So what that it is threadbare and looks like it has been around since the dark ages (close but not quite), it is soooo comfy.
Gomezy3k
posted 10-May-2017 8:36pm  
My cars
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