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How clean and tidy are you?

Discussion in 'Chit Chat' started by PatrickUK, Oct 22, 2021.

  1. PatrickUK

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    Are you one of these people who cleans every day and has a place for everything, or are you happy to co-exist with a bit of dust and disorder?
     
  2. LostInDaydreams

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    I think that I’m somewhere in the middle. I like visible areas to be tidy, but I’m not great at keeping the insides of cupboards, etc. tidy and organised.

    My car is nearly always a mess. :grin:
     
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    I hate messy spaces, but bottles and cans always pile up on my dressers/nightstands. It always takes a while for me to get rid of it too.
     
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    Im both. I love clean but too clean gives me anxiety. I need clean with a bit of clutter
     
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    Me? I'm a pigsty, lol. It's my boyfriend who's a neat freak.
     
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    I could do a lot better and I'm bad, when it comes to organizing things. I simply don't have enough space for everything.
     
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    I have a slight OCD for keeping things neat and tidy, so my work desk is rather clean, can't stand having cables peeking out from anywhere. :sweat_smile: But I kinda ran out of space in my room, so less tidy until I move out. :sweat:
     
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    Dust and disorder could be the name of my autobiography haha
     
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    I keep things clean but my organizational skills are questionable. Luckily my husband is great with that, though I have trouble putting things back in the exact spot I found it. Same shelf is close enough right? We don't vaccum every single day though, so with our dogs that means we are constantly on the losing end of the neverending battle with fur.
     
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    Hello All.....It's a side-effect of my OCD that I can't stand disorder. So yes, everything does have a place and everything really needs to be in it's place. I can get dressed in the dark and still match as my dresser drawers are organized by color and I always know exactly where each item of clothing/color is stored! :old_eek: When I was still teaching, the kids would rearrange my desk for fun...I always took it as a joke because I knew they meant it that way, but I couldn't get any work done until I put everything back in place! :old_smile:
    .....David :gay_pride_flag:
     
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    I like to joke that I'm the most disorganised organised person you'll ever meet. People often get the impression that I am a very precise, calculated person with their life together with everything in place but I'll let you in on a little secret. No I absolutely do not have it together. I am living in a state of chaos. Rather, I just have a knack for improvising that comes across as prepared.

    There's a cycle that I seem to be stuck in.

    1) Realise everything is chaos, tidy up, organise life.

    2) Life runs smoothly for a couple of days.

    3) I skip a couple of steps because I lose the motivation.

    4) Descent into chaos.

    5) Repeat.
     
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    A weird combination of the two - I'm not a super clean person, but I must be organized.

    Things like dust, the occasional crumb or even leaf (that the dog brought in) I don't really care about. Carpets, sinks etc will be cleaned when they look nasty and embarrassing.

    My anxiety leeches a bit into my organization. Things must go back to their proper spots and relatively quickly. Somethings, like folded clothes, have to be further organized into specific spots in specific drawers lol.
     
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    I would say tidy, not a neat freak and not a slob. We clean most of the house pretty regularly.
     
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    My room is always a total mess. As a bonus if I ever look for something it’s usually on the floor. I refuse to clean without help because the last time I tried I found 3 spiders under my shelves in the first 3 minutes. One escaped under my bed so I’m not keen to clean there either. There is definitely more spiders under my shelves. I think I squished a big black one with an Amazon box on my floor. Out of sight, out of mind. On the other hand my wall of bookshelves is organised alphabetically and the last shelf contains all my DVDs and CDs. I like clean and neat I’m just comfortable in chaos too.
     
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    My home is more cluttered than it needs to be. And I hold on to too many things that I need to let go.
     
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    I used to be a collector. Now I’m a minimalist. I can let a few clothes on the floor slide, but generally I like to be pretty clean.
     
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    I feel better when I keep the place clean and neat, so I always keep an eye.
    On the other hand you might arrive here and find a complete mess, if I'm up to something and need the focus somewhere else.
    There was a quote by Bukowski about what the state of your kitchen says about you. I guess that quote describes me.
     
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    All I had to do was read the title to honestly answer: no. I am an unintentional human hurricane lol. I clean at work and rooms of my house on occasion but my own room is a disaster area.
     
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    I'll clean up around my house occasionally. Then, it just becomes a mess again the next day.
     
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    My house is usually more untidy, especially in my garage/woodshop.
    Funny thing is, I generally have a better idea of where things are when it's messy compared to after I clean.