Wooden Chothpins

Discussion in 'Back to the Garden' started by Piney, May 12, 2007.

  1. Piney

    Piney Lifetime Supporter Lifetime Supporter

    Our local Zoning People are prosecuting the use of outdoor clothlines.

    Seems its Declasse now that our formerly rural area has joined exurbia
    and we have aspirations to attract "the better sort".

    What about saving energy? What about global warming? what about energy independence?

    Seems the goverment talks out of both sides of its mouth
  2. 420MAN

    420MAN Member

    outdoor clothes lines may not be so objectionable if you gave it a cool name- like: solar powered clothes dryers-
  3. Ranger

    Ranger Hip Forums Supporter HipForums Supporter

    Or mabe even speak to them in their own lingo, governmentese; "Solar activated materials dehumidifier." ( and then package it and sell it to the folks that buy $1000.00 toilets for the gov. A hank of line and a bag of closepins only $$$$$) *LOL*
  4. Symple

    Symple Hip Forums Supporter HipForums Supporter

    This infuriates me. How crazy are people that don't find clothes hanging on the line a thing of beauty and art?
  5. shameless_heifer

    shameless_heifer Super Moderator Super Moderator

    I agree Symple, we clothes hanger upers take great pride in our arangements of the clothing we carefull wash and dry in the light of life giving sunlight. sure beats the heat of the dryer in the summer months and beats the heck outta the utility bill. :)
  6. shameless_heifer

    shameless_heifer Super Moderator Super Moderator

    Hey Ranger my old friend, how fair ye brother.

  7. Angel86

    Angel86 Member

    In that case...
    Hey guys! I just got a brand new, state of the art, Solar Powered Dryer!
  8. Lady of the Freaks

    Lady of the Freaks Senior Member

    i have such fond memories of the laundry hanging on the clothesline when i was a kid. now hardly anyone does that. i dried mine indoors on a wooden clothes rack until it broke. i gotta find a new one.
  9. Lady of the Freaks

    Lady of the Freaks Senior Member

    too fuckin' bad! [​IMG]
  10. shameless_heifer

    shameless_heifer Super Moderator Super Moderator

    hippies wear underwear?!?.. gee and all this time I thought edible undies were the answer.. besides.. ladies change and wash their udies and hang them in the bathroom, not outside for birds and bugs to poop on. Defeats the purpose of washing them.

  11. tuatara

    tuatara Lifetime Supporter Lifetime Supporter

    never ceases to amaze me how superficial people have become ......reason i won't live in a city ..by-laws ,by-laws,by-laws ........but to ban outdoor clotheslines is against the very fabric of conservation ..if i had a neighbor who complained about something like that i would paint my car with the craziest colors and park it close to the road just to get their goat.....
  12. Lady of the Freaks

    Lady of the Freaks Senior Member

    around here they just bulldoze places we can afford and build condos. [​IMG]

    doubt i'll be around here much longer...just a matter of time...already got surveyors running around the place. [​IMG]
  13. Lady of the Freaks

    Lady of the Freaks Senior Member

  14. oshinn

    oshinn Member

    wow, this *is* sad... i have this awesome kynd laundry soap that smells like lavender... and then after hanging clothes on the line?... awesome... nothing better :)

    although the smell of a dryer drying (usually the smell you get outside from the pipe) is a childhood memory kicker for me too! but that was in winter in 2 ft. of snow...
  15. lucyinthesky16

    lucyinthesky16 pirate wench

    jeez, it's your land, i don't see why you can't do whatever you want with it! so much for freedom...

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