Men Are From Mars; Women Are From Who Cares?

14 Aug

Picture the scene: a new box of cereal, too tall for the cereal shelf.

Solution: reduce the size of the box.

Here is the Hub’s handiwork:

           Crunchy Neat

Here is mine:

            Rice Tearmies

Where do you stand on the Seriously?  It’s just cereal! debate?

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17 Responses to “Men Are From Mars; Women Are From Who Cares?”

  1. Karen Snyder August 14, 2017 at 16:33 #

    Open box, pour contents into plastic container, dispose of box and liner in trash or recycling — no debate required! 😉

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  2. Elaine - I used to be indecisive August 14, 2017 at 16:40 #

    I’d be in Hub’s camp. Mr Indecisive would be in yours. 😊

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  3. sanstorm August 14, 2017 at 17:06 #

    Hi Tilly-
    This regularly happens to us but neither or your solutions are used. I squeeze the pack in the middle and fold the excess over and ram it into the team cupboard.

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    • sanstorm August 14, 2017 at 17:06 #

      *dunno what the word “team” is doing there.

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  4. Judy August 14, 2017 at 17:20 #

    take the liner out of the cardboard box, discard the box. keep the liner closed by folding over the top and using a paper clip at each end. Works a treat.

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  5. Al August 14, 2017 at 17:35 #

    I’ll bet you colored outside the lines in kindergarten, too, didn’t you?

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    • Judy August 15, 2017 at 00:54 #

      why, yes I did. And I refused to share my poster paints, too.

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  6. Janie Jones August 14, 2017 at 20:39 #

    It has been such a long time since I’ve had cupboards…

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  7. Ron. August 14, 2017 at 20:52 #

    Make sure liner stays intact. It can be crinkle-closed after each use. Store the box on its side.

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  8. slpmartin August 15, 2017 at 04:51 #

    Ah…tho yours was an artistic rendering of…something, I’m sure….Hub Wins! 🙂

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  9. List of X August 15, 2017 at 05:31 #

    Why not just put it on the side? 🙂

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    • List of X August 15, 2017 at 05:41 #

      Also, maybe you could actually move up the shelf.

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  10. BeckySefton August 15, 2017 at 07:13 #

    Ditch the box and clip the bag shut is what I do.

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  11. colonialist August 15, 2017 at 21:35 #

    Yours is too modern-arty. His could do with some creative snipping of a pattern round the edges.

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  12. beeblu August 19, 2017 at 04:27 #

    Life’s too short for the Hub’s fix.

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  13. Debra August 19, 2017 at 04:31 #

    I’d give in to Ziploc bags!! I do think that your effort leaves me to believe you were half-starved and had to get at the cereal NOW! I can’t open packaging without doing a lot of damage, but I try to hide that fact. So I suppose I cannot judge! LOL!

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  14. SammyDee September 12, 2017 at 11:56 #

    I actually laughed out loud at seeing your Cereal box. 😂

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