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*****The Sock Thread*****

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Budgie Rustler

Budgie Rustler Report 5 Jan 2013 20:15

Sorry ladies I`m one of those missing Socks at the moment. :-D
I`m deep into researching a Pansy Palmer.

The thing is, I keep putting "Patsy" Palmer into the name search boxes, and then wondering why nothing ties in... Doh! :-(

(Flippin Eastenders has got a lot to answer for). :-P :-D


Bobtanian Report 5 Jan 2013 20:47

##3. Keep away from fire and flame

I have already eaten the kimble on a slice of buttered toast. And have put the hook in my angling tackle. You expect kimbles and hooks when you put socks on.

But how can socks be such a fire hazard? ##

if polyester is being worn when it ignites, it melts and stick to the skin.......


Bobtanian Report 5 Jan 2013 20:51

I was in need of some

I buy two packs of socks..........16 pairs, but the shades in the different packs are I sometimes find that I am wearing a "pair" of two different but very close shades of socks, now I dont notice this.........but others do........LOL :-)


GinN Report 5 Jan 2013 21:54

I do like a man whose not afraid of his socks - the brighter the better - like those dayglo bobby socks worn in the late fifties. Yeah, man! Especially worn with a pair of brothel creepers. ;-)


Wend Report 5 Jan 2013 22:02

Ooh Geordie, now's ya talking my language :-D


GinN Report 5 Jan 2013 22:12

Or maybe those beige felted hiking socks, with bits of bogweed and heather stuck on them, steaming in front of a peat fire in a bothy. Very rugged!

Does that do it for you, Wend?


Wend Report 5 Jan 2013 22:45

Sorry Geordie, you got me feeling sweaty and dizzy there for a while - had to go for a lie-down.

Feeling refreshed now :-D


Suzanne Report 5 Jan 2013 22:55

ive witnessed the savage killing of several socks this wk, a hideous act performed almost weekly by my devil dog charlie,who during the day acts like a cute bubbly lab,but by night turns into the dog from hell,

charlie also likes to get his teeth into undies and nicks,and several times ive gone to work with my ar*e hanging out of my underwear.
i could weep for my lovely socks lying on the floor mangled and torn and completely useless never to be worn on my lovely manicured feet again. :-( :-( :-( :-(


Suzanne Report 6 Jan 2013 01:03

wheres toeby?

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 6 Jan 2013 11:24

Packs of brightly coloured odd socks were being sold at great expense in the lead-up to Christmas.
Perhaps you ladies could team up to start a new venture in time for the next season.

Big socks are difficult to find at reasonable cost. Grandson likes wacky ones, but just has to have what we can find to fit (size 15)



Kay???? Report 6 Jan 2013 11:58

David Frost always wear odd coloured socks,,,,,,,,

I chuck any sock that hasnt got a partner, :-D

Budgie Rustler

Budgie Rustler Report 6 Jan 2013 12:15

Hiya Hayley, so you think I is cute does ya..

Is it cos Eddy Grant copied my hair style..

Did ya notice his woman is throwing a "Hayley" hissy fit special.

roflmso :-D :-D :-D

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 6 Jan 2013 12:31


...But how long do you leave it before deciding the partner sock is really lost and not just lurking in a yet-to-be-discovered corner?

I have a bag of vaguely similar black / nearly black socks waiting to be paired up.I know there are likely to be some singles left.
I never used to have a problem when the children were young. They knew that before putting socks into the wash basket they had to turn over the tops to loop them together as I would never wash odd single socks. No looping meant no washed socks. Once they started sometimes loading the machine, the system went downhill...



Kay???? Report 6 Jan 2013 13:20


Oh is responsible for his socks to be paired a rule made an era ago. ;-).......if there arent a pr in the wash then I dont root about for the a stray sock turing up weeks later joins the other in sock heaven,,,,,,,,I dont see how a pr of socks can end up parted........its a man thing, and I'm not a sock sitter,mind it hasnt happened often.

Once, 1 was discovered between base and mattress........go fathom...... :-D :-D :-D


Paula+ Report 6 Jan 2013 13:30

I wish some one would solve the mystery of the missing sock for me I always put matching pairs in the washing machine and end up with one odd sock ............ :-S

Budgie Rustler

Budgie Rustler Report 6 Jan 2013 13:34

I remember when I was a youngster using sock as gloves in the winters, of long long ago. (1940/50s) :-D


Merlin Report 6 Jan 2013 13:35

So who steals these other socks? is there a market for them somewhere?or do the makers ensure that one of a pair disappears so that you have to but another lot.? then there,s poor Wend and Geordie longing for Teddy Boys and their DAs , Velvet Collars,Drainpipes and creepers. :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D and probably "Big Bopper" ;-) ;-) ;-)

Budgie Rustler

Budgie Rustler Report 6 Jan 2013 13:56

I used to used to wear Beetle crushers with fluorescent socks, went well with me black drainpipes and fingertip, velvet roll collar and cuffs jacket.( not forgetting the compulsory scarlet lining. :-D :-D

Rock on man ;-)


Merlin Report 6 Jan 2013 14:11

I bet you looked the "Bees Knees" but what happened when the style changed to the Viccy Boys with all the lacey bits and bobs? :-D :-D :-D :-D

Budgie Rustler

Budgie Rustler Report 6 Jan 2013 14:17

Nope you wouldn`t get us Teds to wear those poofy blouses the Rolling Stones etc used to wear. :-P