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#1 MintyBiscuit

Posted 04 December 2012 - 02:46 PM

I have a rule with the washing - I don't turn things inside out, I don't check pockets and I don't roll down sleeves. It's basically all thrown in as is, and DH knows this. When he leaves tissues in pockets, he then gets the fun of the lint roller to get all the gunk off  dev (6).gif

So anyway, I washed a pair of his shorts today and just folding them now felt something in one of the pockets. Turns out it's $20. So EB, do I do the right thing and give it back to him? Or is that just his punishment for not checking pockets?  ph34r.gif

#2 Leslie Knope

Posted 04 December 2012 - 02:49 PM

Finders keepers!

#3 Mumma Franklin

Posted 04 December 2012 - 02:50 PM

That $20 is yours  I call it my washing fee

#4 ani1

Posted 04 December 2012 - 02:50 PM

It's all yours original.gif

#5 harryhoo

Posted 04 December 2012 - 02:51 PM

If I find money while doing the laundry, I consider it my payment for doing the chore... although I don't think my husband's pockets have every been so lucrative as to provide $20. More just $2 here and there.

#6 71Cath

Posted 04 December 2012 - 02:53 PM

QUOTE (Leslie Knope @ 04/12/2012, 03:49 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Finders keepers!

Most definitely!

#7 blackcat20

Posted 04 December 2012 - 02:55 PM

Payment for washing, all yours!

#8 PrincessPeach

Posted 04 December 2012 - 02:55 PM

Any money found in pockets whilst doing the washing is mine!

Usually it's $2 though. But I did however give DH back the $200 I got out of the machine, only because the money was for his brother.

#9 mum201

Posted 04 December 2012 - 02:56 PM

Payment for washing

#10 (feral)epg

Posted 04 December 2012 - 02:57 PM

who's to say they didn't float in there on the wash cycle?

#11 boatiebabe

Posted 04 December 2012 - 02:57 PM

Oh it's all yours!

I'm sure a family in some developing country could live quite comfortably off the money I find in DH's pockets - he's a shocker for leaving things in his pockets.

Remarkably USB sticks still work despite going through the washer and dryer!

#12 Ferelsmegz

Posted 04 December 2012 - 02:57 PM


As my DS says - finders keepers losers weepers.

#13 Katie_bella

Posted 04 December 2012 - 02:57 PM

once it's in the hamper....it's mine! All Mine!!

#14 SuboptimallyPooks

Posted 04 December 2012 - 02:58 PM

We have the same rule- plus, if it's not in the hamper it's not washed. That money is totes yours.

#15 Bob-the-skull

Posted 04 December 2012 - 02:58 PM

washing fee...

finders keepers!

#16 Lottie*

Posted 04 December 2012 - 03:01 PM

its tax... definitely yours.

#17 noonehere

Posted 04 December 2012 - 03:02 PM


The only time i say something is when we are having a tight week

#18 ~faerydust~

Posted 04 December 2012 - 03:03 PM

Definitely washing fee. DH knows if he leaves money in his pockets, it's mine.

#19 SpunkyMonkey88

Posted 04 December 2012 - 03:04 PM

Who's to say it didn't migrate from one of your items wink.gif

#20 Quack Quack

Posted 04 December 2012 - 03:06 PM

Yup, another who says keep it.  I call it "paying the washer woman" hehehe

#21 ~*Erica*~

Posted 04 December 2012 - 03:07 PM

It's called 'tips for the washing lady' in our house.  Last week I got $50.

#22 toomuchmess

Posted 04 December 2012 - 03:07 PM

Absolutely yours!

It's the laundry lady's tip.

Sure beats the numerous plastic irrigation fittings, bottle tops and silver shrapnel this laundry lady gets cry1.gif

#23 *Lib*

Posted 04 December 2012 - 03:23 PM

I left $100 on the table for the airconditioner repair man yesterday.....he didn't turn up, so obviously my DH isn't telling me he's got it Tounge1.gif

#24 SUSIE25

Posted 04 December 2012 - 03:27 PM

Money laundering can be quite lucrative  wink.gif

#25 JustBeige

Posted 04 December 2012 - 03:31 PM

no way.

Any money found in the washing machine or dryer is mine.

Sucks to be them for not checking their pockets.

Though for $20, I'm sure Dh would probably do his best to scam it back off me once he realises its gone missing.

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