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LondonGranny Tue 01-Oct-19 13:50:57

I've spent two days looking for my favourite cup. It's big and red with a lid which keeps the drink warm for longer so not easy to miss.
I've just found it in the airing cupboard!

Where's the daftest place you've put something?

M0nica Tue 01-Oct-19 13:59:48

House and car keys in the freezer (twice).

NfkDumpling Tue 01-Oct-19 14:00:45

I always put things back where they belong. They just don’t stay there and wander around when I’m not looking. I’ve got so used to this no place is daft. Anything could have moved anywhere. A popular hiding place is the microwave. All sorts of thing get in there.

LondonGranny Tue 01-Oct-19 14:03:17

Ah yes, the freezer. I've done that too. My handbag. blush

LondonGranny Tue 01-Oct-19 14:09:15

...and if my husband keeps on singing "it's because you're sixty-four" I shall blooming well put him in the freezer!

MamaCaz Tue 01-Oct-19 14:16:45

The laundry detergent in the fridge.

OH lost his house keys and found them several months later in a shoe!

merlotgran Tue 01-Oct-19 14:21:26

It was only when I went to phone my mobile from our landline because I couldn't find it that I realised it was in my hand because I'd just been messaging someone. 😕

Witzend Tue 01-Oct-19 14:29:33

Glad you found your cup - but I wish I knew where the [email protected]% our spare duvet cover is! Went to change the bed yesterday, found the pillowcases, no duvet cover! It's always put in the airing cupboard - not there obv. - I swear I've checked every single cupboard, drawer and washing basket etc. in the house.
And not lurking in the drier either - not that I usually T-dry them.
Talk about a complete mystery!

gmelon Tue 01-Oct-19 14:31:55

Purse in the fridge, pound of liver in handbag.

LondonGranny Tue 01-Oct-19 14:34:33

I have been known to put the clean duvet cover over the dirty one when distracted...have a look

ayse Tue 01-Oct-19 14:38:26

I’ve been trying to find a big roll of blind cord and the tape that goes with it to make some Roman blinds. It’s all disappeared into the ether. I expect I’ve put it somewhere safe 😬

BlueSapphire Tue 01-Oct-19 14:45:54

I've posted this before but Avon brochure in the freezer.

LondonGranny Tue 01-Oct-19 14:46:19

The British Character
A Tendency To Put Things Away Safely

Sara65 Tue 01-Oct-19 14:57:04

My husband turning the house upside down looking for his sun glasses, me sat impatiently in the car, eventually he returns saying they just aren’t there, must have left them somewhere. He glances at me, and his face changes, and I had them on all the time!

AllotmentLil Tue 01-Oct-19 15:14:25

Linen basket is in the bathroom - I’ve twice recently lifted the toilet seat and ... blush

Ninarosa Tue 01-Oct-19 15:29:37

Witzend, your duvet cover may well have absconded with my pair of pure silk pillow cases I bought to lessen in the night wrinkles; I'll never know if they were worth the outlay.

rockgran Tue 01-Oct-19 15:39:20

I remember my mum pouring beans into the teapot - seemed funny when she did it. I've just been looking for the pair of specs I was wearing. confused

angelic Tue 01-Oct-19 16:12:34

Keys in the fridge!
Spent the whole morning looking getting to the crying, desperation state!😰
Hubby suggests re-tracking my steps when I got in🤔
Off course they were in the fridge, the first thing I did was to put the food in the fridge, after returning from shopping🤭

chicken Tue 01-Oct-19 16:18:44

My hearing aids in the recycling bin! Luckily, I found them before collection day.

Grannynise Tue 01-Oct-19 17:15:10

Spectacles in the dishwasher. They came out sparkling so maybe it was a serendipitous move.

kittylester Tue 01-Oct-19 17:30:38

witzend my daughter had my spare duvet cover but denied it. Then weeks later she brought it back - very embarrassed because she had also forgotten she borrowed it while we were away.

HettyMaud Tue 01-Oct-19 17:38:56

Well where are the details of the holiday I'm going on in 4 weeks time? I know I've put them "somewhere safe".

ninathenana Tue 01-Oct-19 17:55:58

DD folds duvet cover, matching sheet and second pillow case and puts them inside a pillow case. Great idea but I C.B.A.

Septimia Tue 01-Oct-19 18:05:17

I used to look after a youth hostel during the winter when it was hired for the weekends but was empty during the week. Things regularly moved from where I'm sure I put them - but the building was supposed to be haunted.....

GabriellaG54 Tue 01-Oct-19 18:12:35

Witzend
Is the other duvet cover still on the duvet, under the fresh one that you're now trying to change?
Perhaps you never took it off. grin