Why would you hang your laundry out to dry on David Street

By 31 January, 2013 40

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Most days of the week David Street in O’Connor is gracedby one young lady’s laundry.

Can anyone suggest how this works as a good idea?

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40 Responses to Why would you hang your laundry out to dry on David Street
#1
Holden Caulfield2:27 pm, 31 Jan 13

A few years ago now my laundry was nicked from the Hills Hoist behind a fence in my backyard and then distributed among the neighbouring letter boxes, along with a pot plant or two.

So, yes, leaving it out with easy access seems a tad foolish.

#2
arescarti422:39 pm, 31 Jan 13

My first thought was ANU student in an apartment who doesn’t have a clothes line, and doesn’t have a dryer or want to pay for running it, but the recentish Subaru would suggest otherwise.

#3
dustytrail2:45 pm, 31 Jan 13

I’d say that some young “gentleman” got pissed off. ;)

#4
johnboy2:46 pm, 31 Jan 13

it’s there most days

#5
aidan2:49 pm, 31 Jan 13

Living out of car?

#6
Holden Caulfield3:13 pm, 31 Jan 13

Ahh, so is the drying of the clothes on the car the normal behaviour? I’d assumed the clothes were on a balcony or similar and the subsequent pic of the clothes on the car was the result of some smart arse prankster.

#7
Deref3:35 pm, 31 Jan 13

Car gets hot in the sun, clothes dry quickly via solar power! It could become the Next Big Thing!

#8
zorro295:04 pm, 31 Jan 13

arescarti42 said :

My first thought was ANU student in an apartment who doesn’t have a clothes line, and doesn’t have a dryer or want to pay for running it, but the recentish Subaru would suggest otherwise.

recentish Subaru??? that car would be worth no more than a grand…piece of junk

damn poor people…shoo. and it’s parked in front of a nice house – i’d be annoyed if that was my house

your clothes would dry quickly but they would also be ruined by the sun and heat…what a trashy thing to do

#9
poetix5:34 pm, 31 Jan 13

That’s a hybrid car. It runs on petrol and static electricity.

#10
bundah5:46 pm, 31 Jan 13

That’s taking the expression left hung out to dry to a ludicrous level.The things people will do just to get some free airtime on RA!

#11
poetix6:41 pm, 31 Jan 13

bundah said :

That’s taking the expression left hung out to dry to a ludicrous level.The things people will do just to get some free airtime on RA!

Airtime! Good one!

#12
Deckard7:57 pm, 31 Jan 13

zorro29 said :

recentish Subaru??? that car would be worth no more than a grand…piece of junk

Christ some people are full of crap…

http://www.drive.com.au/used-cars/subaru/outback/sydney/detail.aspx?id=37447399&lid=37447399&pg=2&pp=4&d=0&from=53

#13
wildturkeycanoe8:07 pm, 31 Jan 13

zorro29 said :

arescarti42 said :

My first thought was ANU student in an apartment who doesn’t have a clothes line, and doesn’t have a dryer or want to pay for running it, but the recentish Subaru would suggest otherwise.

recentish Subaru??? that car would be worth no more than a grand…piece of junk

damn poor people…shoo. and it’s parked in front of a nice house – i’d be annoyed if that was my house

your clothes would dry quickly but they would also be ruined by the sun and heat…what a trashy thing to do

Get your snobby nose out of the clouds and smell the roses.
- the car may not be worth more than a grand to you, but if it has low mileage it has more value than any modern Daewoo or Kia and will outlast them.
- So you hate people parking in front of your house? Move out to the country and build an electric fence to keep them out, or better still, get into an apartment block where they don’t have parking spots.
- How do you dry your clothes on a sunny day, chuck ‘em in the dryer and ruin our environment?
Okay, I get it, you’re an obvious troll, I got sucked in…..still, it was fun to vent the day’s anger.

#14
Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd8:57 pm, 31 Jan 13

Is she sexy? Does she leave her underwears out there?

#15
Sandman10:06 pm, 31 Jan 13

zorro29 said :

recentish Subaru??? that car would be worth no more than a grand…piece of junk

damn poor people…shoo. and it’s parked in front of a nice house

I recently got 7 grand for ours of the same model. You must have gotten seriously ripped off when you sold yours.

#16
zorro2910:08 am, 01 Feb 13

ha, check out the hate…

$7k??? oooh sorry, such a huge difference…it’s practically a ferrari!!

and yes i am a massive snob for not wanting people to park their car in front of my place with laundry on it – wtf was i thinking trolling with craziness like that?? people should use the trees as well! and letterboxes…and why not set up hills hoists on the nature strips??

ffs

#17
Mr Evil1:13 pm, 01 Feb 13

I wonder if she’s ever found dried ‘ectoplasm’ on any of her clothing?

#18
cleo4:47 am, 02 Feb 13

Maybe the person lives in their car!!!!!!

#19
eily9:21 am, 02 Feb 13

Looks like at least one towel and a bikini top (pink thing hanging off the side mirror) in the mix. Leave wet clothing in a hot car for too long and it begins to smell. So could be very real reason for hanging things out to dry.

#20
Deckard11:54 am, 02 Feb 13

zorro29 said :

ha, check out the hate…

$7k??? oooh sorry, such a huge difference…it’s practically a ferrari!!

and yes i am a massive snob for not wanting people to park their car in front of my place with laundry on it – wtf was i thinking trolling with craziness like that?? people should use the trees as well! and letterboxes…and why not set up hills hoists on the nature strips??

ffs

There’s a bit of difference between a car worth under $1000 and a car worth $7 or $8000. Your point about it not being a recent model is correct it’s just your wild exaggeration makes you look like a bit of tool.

As for leaving them outside the car, I wonder how many times they end up with bird crap stains parking under that tree.

#21
Girt_Hindrance1:25 pm, 02 Feb 13

Maybe they got sick of perverts jumping their fence to steal their ‘smalls’ off their line? Less of a feeling of invasion if the clothes go missing from out the front.

#22
Pork Hunt3:28 pm, 02 Feb 13

My theory is that the person goes to the pool/gym* in the morning then drives to David St and walks/cycles* to the Parliamentary Triangle because there is no parking there. Whilst enroute, they shout abuse at no bell cyclists/pedestrians* and throw eggs at non bike rack equipped busses.

*conditions apply.

#23
LSWCHP8:02 pm, 02 Feb 13

Woohoo…that’s a fantastic opportunity for the members of Canberra’s underwear sniffing community! Hey…Not that I…I mean…

#24
DrKoresh10:06 pm, 02 Feb 13

zorro29 said :

ha, check out the hate…

$7k??? oooh sorry, such a huge difference…it’s practically a ferrari!!

and yes i am a massive snob for not wanting people to park their car in front of my place with laundry on it – wtf was i thinking trolling with craziness like that?? people should use the trees as well! and letterboxes…and why not set up hills hoists on the nature strips??

ffs

What does it matter if they park a car with clothes on it (in a perfectly legal place) in front of your house? It’s not in your driveway. It’s not going to devalue your property. Maybe you’re offended by clothes, but that really is your problem and nobody else’s. Why not get over it?? ffs.

#25
DrKoresh10:08 pm, 02 Feb 13

p.s- If that really is your house, then I now know who to blame for that hideous cubist grey structure. I always wondered what kind of mind could be responsible for such a travesty. It makes sense now.

#26
AsparagusSyndrome12:59 am, 03 Feb 13

I had to study that photo very carefully about six times before I spotted the Subaru.

Now that I’ve seen it, it’s easier to spot each time I try again.

I think the clothes are an excellent type of camouflage. Also very clever partly hiding it in the shade of that tree. It really breaks up the shape.

#27
cantdance10:52 am, 03 Feb 13

Pretty sure that car used to be in my work carpark off De Burgh St in Lyneham.

Someone in the building put a note on the car one day saying the carpark was not a clothesline.

#28
Masquara12:26 pm, 03 Feb 13

For gawsakes Rioters – haven’t any of youse ever lived near the coast? Standard sight from Tamarama to Maroubra (beach swim) or Darlinghurst (Eddie Charlton swim), let alone coastal towns: early morning swim then leave your togs and towel where they will dry quickest.

#29
Viridian10:48 pm, 03 Feb 13

Firstly, people are allowed to park on the street unless there is a sign saying they can’t. Secondly, that is my friends car and those are her gym clothes, she dries them on her car. Nothing wrong with that. I’ll let her know she’s a bit of a celebrity. But won’t advise her to park elsewhere. Sorry.

#30
Viridian10:54 pm, 03 Feb 13

cantdance said :

Pretty sure that car used to be in my work carpark off De Burgh St in Lyneham.

Someone in the building put a note on the car one day saying the carpark was not a clothesline.

If the clothes are on her car then it’s nobody’s business but hers. At least she doesn’t have stupid flags and such hanging off it.

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