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Message 13140 - Posted: 12 Jan 2007, 20:55:28 UTC - in response to Message 13136.  

Simple Green actually is pretty potent stuff too; however, it doesn't harm the skin, so - no gloves needed... It, (in and of itself), is biodegradable; so, when washing your car with it, it is acceptable for the runoff to hit the storm drains without fear of being penalized by HOA-Spies for "polluting the storm drains"... As I stated earlier; it even removes oil stains from driveways.

But doing the oily driveway cleaning would get you in trouble with the HOA-Spies! I have also used Simple Green for years, it is GREAT STUFF! I buy it now in the concentrated bottles and mix it myself. That way I can make a weak solution for my cars etc, and a strong solution for heavy duty cleaning.
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Message 13143 - Posted: 12 Jan 2007, 21:29:37 UTC

Thank you guys! Ummm what about that Bam! stuff? I'll try the Lime Green. :) I think my Mom used that once before.
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Message 13213 - Posted: 13 Jan 2007, 22:20:51 UTC

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Take used tissues out of pocket before washing your best jeans.....ugh! :(
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Message 13215 - Posted: 13 Jan 2007, 23:10:56 UTC - in response to Message 13213.  

Take used tissues out of pocket before washing your best jeans.....ugh! :(

Yesterday I was eating a fish sandwich and spilled a big white glob of tarter sauce on my jeans. Boy was that awkward.
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Message 13216 - Posted: 13 Jan 2007, 23:11:25 UTC - in response to Message 13213.  

::mental note::

Take used tissues out of pocket before washing your best jeans.....ugh! :(


Specially if it's paper tissues! :-O


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Message 13223 - Posted: 14 Jan 2007, 1:05:22 UTC - in response to Message 13216.  
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::mental note::

Take used tissues out of pocket before washing your best jeans.....ugh! :(


Specially if it's paper tissues! :-O



It was :(

Oh well, a quick pat down with the Sellotape & they should be alright.....I hope!

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Message 13226 - Posted: 14 Jan 2007, 1:14:06 UTC - in response to Message 13215.  


Yesterday I was eating a fish sandwich and spilled a big white glob of tarter sauce on my jeans. Boy was that awkward.


Should have given it a good rub with a damp sponge

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Message 13231 - Posted: 14 Jan 2007, 3:17:01 UTC - in response to Message 13226.  

Yesterday I was eating a fish sandwich and spilled a big white glob of tarter sauce on my jeans. Boy was that awkward.

Should have given it a good rub with a damp sponge

Yes you should. :P
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Message 13241 - Posted: 14 Jan 2007, 11:06:49 UTC - in response to Message 13231.  

Yesterday I was eating a fish sandwich and spilled a big white glob of tarter sauce on my jeans. Boy was that awkward.

Should have given it a good rub with a damp sponge

Yes you should. :P


Too late now, but I think even dried stains wash out with a bit of Bold & some very hotwater.

Next time, holler sooner :P

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Message 13283 - Posted: 15 Jan 2007, 0:45:18 UTC - in response to Message 13215.  

Take used tissues out of pocket before washing your best jeans.....ugh! :(

Yesterday I was eating a fish sandwich and spilled a big white glob of tarter sauce on my jeans. Boy was that awkward.



Did that Friday, except it was ice cream.
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Message 13566 - Posted: 20 Jan 2007, 14:34:45 UTC

Never EVER rub your eye after chopping chillies! Aaaarrrrggghhh!!! Someone call an ambulance!!
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Message 13571 - Posted: 20 Jan 2007, 15:21:07 UTC - in response to Message 13566.  
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Never EVER rub your eye after chopping chillies! Aaaarrrrggghhh!!! Someone call an ambulance!!


Rinse with cold water, lots of cold water! Or maybe milk, they say milk can neutralize the Capsaicin

EDIT: look here

Never ever touch your eyes after having touched chili! Big NO-NO!!!


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Message 13573 - Posted: 20 Jan 2007, 16:57:56 UTC - in response to Message 13571.  
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Never EVER rub your eye after chopping chillies! Aaaarrrrggghhh!!! Someone call an ambulance!!


Rinse with cold water, lots of cold water! Or maybe milk, they say milk can neutralize the Capsaicin

EDIT: look here

Never ever touch your eyes after having touched chili! Big NO-NO!!!



Thanks Fuzzy :)

The milk thing really helped. I put it on some cotton wool & it took away the last of the stinging.

Hmmmmm......I'm usually more careful especially as was a Scotch Bonnet.



Was making a Bengali fish & watercress curry......lol, which has now salted by a few LG tears!

I'm not going to tell anyone ;)

btw, thanks for the wiki link, I'm going to show that to my cookery class!
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Message 13579 - Posted: 20 Jan 2007, 20:21:27 UTC - in response to Message 13573.  

I remember once rubbing my eye and getting chili powder under my contact lens. Ouch!

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Message 13588 - Posted: 21 Jan 2007, 2:26:31 UTC - in response to Message 13579.  
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I remember once rubbing my eye and getting chili powder under my contact lens. Ouch!


Too right, 'ouch'! Makes me cringe just thinking about it. Fuzzy's milk remedy really worked for me today.

If you're careful with it you can make a good balm for arthritis with chillies though.
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Message 15085 - Posted: 22 Feb 2007, 0:55:45 UTC - in response to Message 13571.  

Never EVER rub your eye after chopping chillies! Aaaarrrrggghhh!!! Someone call an ambulance!!


Rinse with cold water, lots of cold water! Or maybe milk, they say milk can neutralize the Capsaicin

EDIT: look here

Never ever touch your eyes after having touched chili! Big NO-NO!!!



The same thing applies to Indian curries that don't use chillies... had a similar experience with a vindaloo!!!! The effect was similar to copping a dose of CS gas.

Milk is good in such cases. If you can't handle a firey dish, sour cream, plain yoghurt or milk will take the heat away. Cool the dish by adding the yoghurt or cream, and drink milk to soothe your inflamed mouth!

ON NO ACCOUNT USE WATER OR A COLD DRINK!
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Message 15086 - Posted: 22 Feb 2007, 1:00:45 UTC - in response to Message 13103.  

What is a good de-greaser? I need something to get this access grease off my stove! The one I have... well...sucks...


A bit late, I know, but any ammonia-based cleaner cleans up grease very well. I always carried some when servicing photocopiers, as silicone oil fumes deposited on mirrors, and ONLY ammonia would remove the deposits properly.
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Message 15092 - Posted: 22 Feb 2007, 3:16:01 UTC - in response to Message 15085.  

Never EVER rub your eye after chopping chillies! Aaaarrrrggghhh!!! Someone call an ambulance!!


Rinse with cold water, lots of cold water! Or maybe milk, they say milk can neutralize the Capsaicin

EDIT: look here

Never ever touch your eyes after having touched chili! Big NO-NO!!!



The same thing applies to Indian curries that don't use chillies... had a similar experience with a vindaloo!!!! The effect was similar to copping a dose of CS gas.

Milk is good in such cases. If you can't handle a firey dish, sour cream, plain yoghurt or milk will take the heat away. Cool the dish by adding the yoghurt or cream, and drink milk to soothe your inflamed mouth!

ON NO ACCOUNT USE WATER OR A COLD DRINK!

My family grows our own chillis and I have experiened this....

"The "capsaicin high" is a euphoric sensation caused by the consumption of large quantities of capsaicin from capsaicin-laden foods. It is theorized that the pain induced by capsaicin causes the human body to release endorphins. Eventually, enough are released to create a sensation that is frequently compared to "runner's high".[1]"
-From the wiki

Almost all dairy products work (I like ice cream ;-) ) to dull the pain, so experimenting is fun. But I prefer the "develop a tolerance over time", method. I have a pepper sauce here (special occasions / pracical jokes) measuered at 119700 Scoville Units, it's like chewing on a mouthful of scoth bonnets and habaneros!!


More on topic:

Clean brake dust off the rims of your vehicle with some rubbing compound and a Crest Spin-Brush toothbrush, the spin does the work and you can get into all the corners.

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Message 15110 - Posted: 22 Feb 2007, 12:48:36 UTC - in response to Message 15092.  

The same thing applies to Indian curries that don't use chillies... had a similar experience with a vindaloo!!!! The effect was similar to copping a dose of CS gas.

Milk is good in such cases. If you can't handle a firey dish, sour cream, plain yoghurt or milk will take the heat away. Cool the dish by adding the yoghurt or cream, and drink milk to soothe your inflamed mouth!

ON NO ACCOUNT USE WATER OR A COLD DRINK![/quote]
My family grows our own chillis and I have experiened this....

"The "capsaicin high" is a euphoric sensation caused by the consumption of large quantities of capsaicin from capsaicin-laden foods. It is theorized that the pain induced by capsaicin causes the human body to release endorphins. Eventually, enough are released to create a sensation that is frequently compared to "runner's high".[1]"
-From the wiki

Almost all dairy products work (I like ice cream ;-) ) to dull the pain, so experimenting is fun. But I prefer the "develop a tolerance over time", method. I have a pepper sauce here (special occasions / pracical jokes) measuered at 119700 Scoville Units, it's like chewing on a mouthful of scoth bonnets and habaneros!!


More on topic:

Clean brake dust off the rims of your vehicle with some rubbing compound and a Crest Spin-Brush toothbrush, the spin does the work and you can get into all the corners.

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Good grief!

I just took a look at that site!

Generally, Tabasco is taken to be "scorching" I personally like it... a lot! ;)

However, to discover the delights (?evils?) of higher-powered chillies, and to see how lowly Tabasco rates in the scheme of things is a bit of a shock.

Re: wheel cleaning

Never thought of using a POWER toothbrush, but normally use WD40, with a manual toothbrush, and follow with soapy water and finally clean water to rinse. (I don't return the toothbrush to the bathroom after... it doesn't taste good)
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Message 15113 - Posted: 22 Feb 2007, 14:23:15 UTC - in response to Message 15110.  


Good grief!

I just took a look at that site!

Generally, Tabasco is taken to be "scorching" I personally like it... a lot! ;)

However, to discover the delights (?evils?) of higher-powered chillies, and to see how lowly Tabasco rates in the scheme of things is a bit of a shock.

Re: wheel cleaning

Never thought of using a POWER toothbrush, but normally use WD40, with a manual toothbrush, and follow with soapy water and finally clean water to rinse. (I don't return the toothbrush to the bathroom after... it doesn't taste good)

LOL Yeah Tabasco is pretty weak in the grand scheme of things. All I taste is the vinegar they add to it.

I used to use a regular toothbrush too, then I got the bright idea of leting the brush do the work instead of my arm!!
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