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Old 3rd November 2020, 17:49
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Making holes in utensils

Does anyone else drill holes in utensils and other kitchen paraphernalia so that they drain as thoroughly as possible in the dishwasher?
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Old 3rd November 2020, 18:31
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Dishwasher? Wazzat?
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Old 3rd November 2020, 21:49
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It makes yer spoons leak!!
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Old 3rd November 2020, 22:04
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If you turn the cups upside down, that eliminates the necessity of drilling holes in them.

Or you could try turning the dishwasher upside down instead.
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What an excellent idea but one unintended consequence that I find is that they also leak when out of the dishwasher.

Generally I prefer to wash things in the sink rather than trying to stack the dishwasher so that things don't knock together. It's also a hell of a lot quicker.

I don't like mechanical things that knock. Have they fixed the knock in the Tower Bridge machinery yet?
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There are plenty of nooks and crannies to fill up that are not there for holding liquid in normal use!

I imagined that one had to request the operation of Tower Bridge by some other means than knocking on the door.

(Tower Bridge apparently fixed by 23rd April however I read Hammersmigh Bridge is falling down).
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I have found that I don't need to drill holes in most of my knives or forks.

My knowledge of the Tower Bridge machinery is a few years old but as a tourist from Oz I was interested to see it; albeit driven by a washing machine motor and a rubber band.
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You poor people......my dishwasher only knocks for me to let her in and knocks-off when finished.....

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Old 4th November 2020, 11:06
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Dremel. Tried the Black and Decker but the handles kept falling off (the saucepans, not the B&D).
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Old 4th November 2020, 11:09
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JJ. You keep yours outside? Tried one of those out once but her feet were too big for the job.
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Old 4th November 2020, 16:36
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The spin cycle doesn't have damage cups and plates.


I do remember drilling holes in a soap dish on a Sanko Tanker. ( I did ask the Chief to send someone to do it, but he just opened another beer)
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