jump to last post 1-15 of 15 discussions (111 posts)

If they can send a man to the moon...

  1. 0
    Beth37posted 3 years ago

    why can't they invent a machine to wash our clothes and our dishes and cook our food?
    Ugh... housework... why?

    1. mollymcphillips profile image84
      mollymcphillipsposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Perfect! I'll be first in-line to get her. She was sassy and everything.

      1. 0
        Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

        I will be making a male model too. Rosie will do the cooking and cleaning b/c she's a female robot and that's all females can do. And Channing will take care of the male robot duties. Now all I need is a few billion dollars and I'll be on my way.

        1. Barbara Kay profile image85
          Barbara Kayposted 3 years ago in reply to this

          Have you seen the dog video on Facebook? The dog picks up everything in the house, brings shoes to its owner, closes cupboard doors, and almost everything. Then all you need is someone to wash the dishes. It was a Jack Russell terrier.

    2. aliasis profile image95
      aliasisposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Um, wait..

      Dishwasher
      Washing machine
      Oven

      I think they have that stuff already. smile

      1. 0
        Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

        Yeah, that was kinda the joke, but nobody ever gets my jokes... however we DO need someone to put the stuff in the machines... or if the machines themselves ... kinda ate the stuff, then spit it back out clean.

        1. AMAZING THINKER profile image60
          AMAZING THINKERposted 3 years ago in reply to this

          Batwoman you are getting too lazy. Shouldn't have fired Alfred!!
          Anyway, try calling Mr Fox; he told me he had a something for you, and it does come in purple!

          1. 0
            Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

            Who is Mr. Fox?

            1. AMAZING THINKER profile image60
              AMAZING THINKERposted 3 years ago in reply to this

              Watch Batman movies!!

              1. 0
                Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

                I think Ive seen them all though how can they compare to Barbara Gordon riding a motorcycle in that outfit in the 60s? wink

                1. NateB11 profile image91
                  NateB11posted 3 years ago in reply to this

                  +1

        2. Don Fairchild profile image85
          Don Fairchildposted 3 years ago in reply to this

          I got it!.... If only that were possible.  Instead of a machine to wash all this stuff, how about inventing dishes, clothing and trash that just disappears after using!!  ha ha..  kind of embarrassing yes.

      2. Rochelle Frank profile image90
        Rochelle Frankposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        I was thinking that, too. 
        I know I'm old, but my mom had far fewer mechanical/ electronic servants-- never had a dishwasher-- and did pretty well. Sometimes we don't know how well-off we are.

        1. 0
          Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

          Hey! I washed the clothes in a river this morning by scrubbing them against a rock.
          All I want is to be waited on hand and foot... I can't believe you would look down on me for that!

          1. Rochelle Frank profile image90
            Rochelle Frankposted 3 years ago in reply to this

            You scrubbed them with your foot?

            1. 0
              Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

              While I chopped wood with my hands.

              1. NateB11 profile image91
                NateB11posted 3 years ago in reply to this

                Lol

            2. NateB11 profile image91
              NateB11posted 3 years ago in reply to this

              Lol

        2. Rochelle Frank profile image90
          Rochelle Frankposted 3 years ago in reply to this

          OK-- came in late and didn't read the backstory.
          Die, Dee, Due ? Never mind,

    3. PhoenixV profile image80
      PhoenixVposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      If a woman will do the dishes...


      us guys, will change the tires, mow the lawn, take out the trash, put oil in the car, replace the plugs and wires, chop down the elm tree hanging over the house and crawl under the house with the mice and fiddlebacks and fix the kitchen drain pipe/plumbing.

      1. 0
        Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

        Really?

        Why did you not include killing bugs?

        1. NateB11 profile image91
          NateB11posted 3 years ago in reply to this

          Funny stuff. I had to stop writing lol and actually comment.

          1. 0
            Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

            If we're being honest, this is a male must-do in every relationship. lol

    4. A Troubled Man profile image60
      A Troubled Manposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      If the religious would just leave science alone rather than trying to discredit it at every turn, you might have had that machine by now.

      Did you know that evolution was science, Beth?

      1. 0
        Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

        Stalker.

        1. A Troubled Man profile image60
          A Troubled Manposted 3 years ago in reply to this

          So, why are allowed to make personal attacks?

          1. 0
            Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

            That was a joke, for some reason you can't tell the difference.

            1. A Troubled Man profile image60
              A Troubled Manposted 3 years ago in reply to this

              No, it was a personal attack and you are still allowed to post here. This would show there is no consistency or compliance to the rules being enforced by Hubpage staff.

              1. 0
                Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

                You had just posted a very long thread post with my name attached as your example. You had said I was attracted to you, but that you had rejected me... it was a lengthy post with my name used well over a dozen times... then you followed me to a non-religious thread and continued addressing me... it seemed to me like an appropriate joke under the circumstances... What I would say is personal, is your desire to create trouble, A Troubled Man. Maybe you could refocus on your purpose here... unless creating trouble is your purpose here.

                1. A Troubled Man profile image60
                  A Troubled Manposted 3 years ago in reply to this

                  Sorry, but that thread had nothing to do with you other than the fact you came on it and trolled rather than actually respond to any of the points made there.



                  Like yourself, I am free to respond to any thread. I actually stuck to the subject matter and responded to it whereas you did not.



                  Again, you are making personal attacks.

                  1. 0
                    Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

                    Stop talking to me... please. Problem solved.

    5. Rebecca Furtado profile image75
      Rebecca Furtadoposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      They do called dishwashers and washing machines.. still got to put the stuff in and out. then I was going to say that is what children are for.. but then I forgot they have to be old enough to wash dishess.. and by the time they are they already know how to ignore you..

      1. 0
        Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

        True... hurtful little guttersnipes.

  2. mollymcphillips profile image84
    mollymcphillipsposted 3 years ago

    I don't know, but I wouldn't mind a personal robot some days. Maybe they'll make an app for that.

    1. CraftytotheCore profile image97
      CraftytotheCoreposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      LOL Molly.  I want what the cartoon Jetsons had.

  3. 0
    Beth37posted 3 years ago

    Yes... Rosie. We shall create her and call her Rosie. It is time.

  4. paradigmsearch profile image88
    paradigmsearchposted 3 years ago

    Reminds me of the movie, Bicentennial Man with Robin Williams. For those who haven't seen it, it's a good one.

    1. 0
      Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

      I did see it... mine will not have any death scenes.

  5. bBerean profile image60
    bBereanposted 3 years ago

    Invent a wrist communicator like Dick Tracy had, or the Jetsons, or Star Trek, or Night Rider.....

    Hey, wait a minute.....

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2AjPfHTIS4

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B3qeJKax2CU

    Too cool.  Good ads.

    1. 0
      Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Those were good ads, but they didn't clean anything.

      1. bBerean profile image60
        bBereanposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        Sorry lost focus...clean...you know I'm a guy, right.  wink

        Cool watch trumps cleaning helpers.

        1. 0
          Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

          I wonder how much time a robot would save me.

          BTW... Channing! The dryer went off!

  6. relache profile image88
    relacheposted 3 years ago

    Why spend all that time and effort trying to build a robot when all you need to do is get your Hubs to earn enough to pay someone else to do it?

    Wait, my bad... That was only a possible reality from Hub earnings in 2009-2011....

    1. 0
      Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

      and maybe if you wrote my hubs for me. smile

  7. LeanMan profile image81
    LeanManposted 3 years ago

    There is something out there already that does all of that - I married mine a few years back.....

    Although now living in the Philippines it is cheap enough to hire a good maid to do most of it! A live in maid here will cost between $25 and $100 per month depending on where you are......

    1. 0
      Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Hmmm... How to respond? To be banned or not to be banned... that is always the question.

      1. bBerean profile image60
        bBereanposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        This is where it gets fun...say what you want to, without actually saying it.  Implication, innuendo and metaphors are all your friends here.  Walk the line, teeter on the brink, but don't fall into the abyss.  You can do it!  Might make a good forum topic, come to think of it.

        1. 0
          Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

          No, I only had a 3 letter word... it started with D ended with E and had a vowel in the middle.

          1. bBerean profile image60
            bBereanposted 3 years ago in reply to this

            Hmmm.  I'm no Pat Sajak,  but I think I know which vowel to buy.  Actually, it looks like you have successfully achieved your goal.  Good show.  You mean like a female deer, right?  Very derogatory, but not ban worthy.  wink

            1. 0
              Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

              Ray a drop of golden sun.

              1. bBerean profile image60
                bBereanposted 3 years ago in reply to this

                Mia, (the name, he calls his maid....)

  8. Victoria Lynn profile image90
    Victoria Lynnposted 3 years ago

    Me, a name I call myself . . .

    1. bBerean profile image60
      bBereanposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      fa, a long long way to wun, (seemed appropriate).

  9. 0
    Beth37posted 3 years ago

    Far, a place that he should run.

  10. LeanMan profile image81
    LeanManposted 3 years ago

    Doh!!!

    Maybe I should get the maid to post the responses for me, she would probably do a much better job in between washing up and doing the ironing; meanwhile my wife is far too busy looking after babies....

    1. bBerean profile image60
      bBereanposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      You skipped so, la and ti.  Now we must start over.

    2. 0
      Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Now you will incur the wrath of womankind... let's be honest, you're probably due.

      1. LeanMan profile image81
        LeanManposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        I have a 16yr old daughter, a wife and a maid all living in my house - I incur the wrath of womankind whenever they are due!!

        1. bBerean profile image60
          bBereanposted 3 years ago in reply to this

          Okay, I'm torn here.  I want to laugh, but don't want the wrath....that's not funny mister!

        2. 0
          Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

          That must be why God created women who live in the same household to have the same menstrual cycle... With 3 women, I can't imagine if you had to live thru that more than once a month.

          1. LeanMan profile image81
            LeanManposted 3 years ago in reply to this

            Why do women that live together end up with cycles that converge? At least us men only have to put up with a short time each month

            1. 0
              Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

              Did you just restate my post using slightly different words?

              1. LeanMan profile image81
                LeanManposted 3 years ago in reply to this

                Possibly, have never been able to understand women...

                Venus and Mars is probably the biggest understatement out there...

                1. 0
                  Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

                  Im reading a book about that now... it's says that men aren't as clueless as women think they are, but that women should... and now I forgot. Funny how I remember the ways men are supposed to change, but I don't remember my part.

                  1. LeanMan profile image81
                    LeanManposted 3 years ago in reply to this

                    men are supposed to change? I thought it was women that did the werewolf impression at the full moon...

                    You women have always been the forgetful ones....
                    forgetting that you should have started choosing clothes and putting on makeup 6 hours before we are due to leave home...
                    Forgetting that we have been at work all day...
                    Forgetting that it is our night out with the boys and that we don't have time to babysit....

                    Forgetting that they have a huge amount of time for the dishes and the laundry................

  11. LeanMan profile image81
    LeanManposted 3 years ago

    I forgot to ask...........





    Why did they not send a woman to the moon???



    Could she have parked the lander or would there have not been enough space???

    1. AMAZING THINKER profile image60
      AMAZING THINKERposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      It was the first time, and they didn't want to spend another 100 million on women's space accessories.

    2. 0
      Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

      I am probably going to have to destroy you in some fashion now.

      1. AMAZING THINKER profile image60
        AMAZING THINKERposted 3 years ago in reply to this
  12. Anna Marie Bowman profile image93
    Anna Marie Bowmanposted 3 years ago

    What I want to know, is if they can send a man to the moon, why can't men find anything??  I am always getting questions from my hubby.  Where are his socks, where is his wallet, phone, etc, etc, etc... How did they manage to make it to the moon when they can't even manage to locate their own socks?

    1. LeanMan profile image81
      LeanManposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      It was not a woman that put the moon there, it is in an obvious place, where it should be so us men know exactly where it is!

      Socks however could have been put anywhere by you girls along with the tools that we left out scattered across the floor for when we needed them next time.. We knew exactly where we left them and if you girls did not tidy them away we would be able to lay our hands on them immediately.

      My wife is always tidying away my computer stuff, she will put an external drive in one drawer and the cable in a box on a shelf in a different room and then forget that she ever laid her hands on them. It will then take a full day of searching and lost tempers to find both parts that were otherwise located on MY DESK in MY OFFICE not bothering anyone!

      1. Don Fairchild profile image85
        Don Fairchildposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        Ya! About tidying up your computer stuff,  Just try cleaning up the dishes in the kitchen, then put the glasses and utensils in different drawers and shelves!!!   Let us know how that went with her.  Oh and try this, put the food back in the fridge while she is still using it.

  13. Will Apse profile image91
    Will Apseposted 3 years ago

    I couldn't help noticing a can of 'comfort carrots' last time I went to the market, courtesy of the 'Flying Rabbit' brand.

    1. 0
      Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Were you drunk when you wrote this? It makes no sense whatsoever.

      1. Will Apse profile image91
        Will Apseposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        Hah, hah. A defining moment.

        I am feeling arch.

        The winds of change are blowing free...

        1. 0
          Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

          lol
          I find you fascinating.

          1. LeanMan profile image81
            LeanManposted 3 years ago in reply to this

            Is that code for "you are a man I have no idea what you are on about?"

            Have you seen the keys for my rocket? Where did you put the gloves for my space suit?

  14. TheErin profile image61
    TheErinposted 3 years ago

    Or maybe you should get a maid? big_smile

    1. 0
      Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

      maybe leanman will lend me his.

      1. bBerean profile image60
        bBereanposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        He wanted to know if he did lend her to you, would you be picking her up on the bike?

        1. 0
          Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

          Ill let him watch.

          1. bBerean profile image60
            bBereanposted 3 years ago in reply to this

            Barbara would be proud.

            1. 0
              Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

              I don't know this "Barbara". I'm Batgirl.

              1. bBerean profile image60
                bBereanposted 3 years ago in reply to this

                Okay Batgirl, who was Barbara Gordon?

                1. 0
                  Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

                  Oh... you mean my alter ego... sorry. I get confused sometimes.

                  1. LeanMan profile image81
                    LeanManposted 3 years ago in reply to this

                    What am I going to watch????

                    What are you doing with my maid??

  15. 0
    Beth37posted 3 years ago

    Why can't men see their own shoes sitting in the middle of the floor?

    1. PhoenixV profile image80
      PhoenixVposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      As a reminder that a person only has two feet and 5000 $ worth of shoes in the closet is not practical?

      1. 0
        Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

        Why do your shoes cost so much? Your hubs must be doing really well.

        1. PhoenixV profile image80
          PhoenixVposted 3 years ago in reply to this

          I mean us guys leave our shoes out in the middle of the floor to remind women that a closet with 50-100 pairs of shoes costing 5,000 dollars in not necessary.

          1. 0
            Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

            I spose we are really stereo-typing now. Im wearing a pair of grey converse right now... they probably cost around $20 and I doubt I have a shoe worth much more than that. Flip flops in the summer, converse in the winter... a couple pairs of heels... a pair of slippers, Im set.

            1. PhoenixV profile image80
              PhoenixVposted 3 years ago in reply to this

              I think you are the exception to the rule claiming you only have 5 pairs of shoes. On second thought its not that I would begrudge a women having lots of shoes to cover up those painted raptor like talons.

              1. 0
                Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

                eww.

                1. PhoenixV profile image80
                  PhoenixVposted 3 years ago in reply to this

                  Not to mention lots of shoes muffle the sound of all that click clacking clickity clacking as they walk back and forth up and down the hallways.

                  lol hope ya know I am just kidding.

                  1. 0
                    Beth37posted 3 years ago in reply to this

                    Im glad you clarified... I was beginning to think I should have called this thread, "Calling all misogynists!"

 
working