New Washer And Dryer

Redlands, California
January 7, 2018 8:28pm CST
Should sound cool and does I suppose. Look sleek and all sophisticated. The problem is its a rich persons washer and dryer. See, for me, just want to dump my clothes and turn it to wash. This new one is crazy. Have to criss cross clothes have a certain detergent. . Not to mention the settings, you turn it to the wrong settings that do match the style of clothes. Say it can ruin the washing machine. Life span 5 years but could last 10 years if you do what they say. The delivery person himself said these were built to die on purpose. keeps people buying washers and dryers. See, not lying about it anymore and cool, but really, you think this is sustainable living by forcing people to buy. PC'S 3 years, smartphones a year. Major bucks down the drain because they designing them to die. Not to mention makes life harder than easier. I have to wash pants and shirts separate, cant throw pants in if washing a blanket. What kind of crap is that? Pretty much saying your machine is a technological piece of junk I am starting to hate technology because the one that saved me time took half as long to wash. Did not have all these fancy features no one knows how to use. I want practical, not this crap. Looks cool, but looks are far from being cool.. Rich selling to poor to make poor think they are rich I am so frustrated with our leaders.
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@LadyDuck (176974)
• Switzerland
8 Jan
Many things are built to "die on purpose", it's called "planned obsolescence", when a product is designed with the intention of it breaking after a determined period of time. A new government decree in France aims to fight this practice. In fact Apple is risking high charges for having slowed down the old iPad on purpose.
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• Redlands, California
12 Jan
They have a name, interesting. Glad other places are noticing this too and thank the universe France is trying to do something about it. Here in America, we just say that is smart business. Do people still hate Bernie Sanders now. If something is being looked into here, it is usually because of people like him. Do not get me started about Apple, knew they were shady for a long time back to their hero Steve Jobs. Was brilliant, but at the same time put a lot of these shady practices in place for extra profit. Never say anything bad about Steve Jobs Miss Anna, sure way to start and argument.
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@LadyDuck (176974)
• Switzerland
12 Jan
@crossbones27 I have known Steve Jobs and his partner Steve Wozniak when my husband was certified Apple developer in the late 70s until mid 80s. Wozniak was the man who built the machine, Jobs was the "commercial". He was charismatic and capable to convince people to buy. He had a very bad temper and got offended easily.
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• Redlands, California
12 Jan
@LadyDuck I kind of heard that too, how neat, husband a smart man. I always like the under the radar person because you know they true. You and him did well in my book Miss Anna. Not that all that make the lime light are bad, but more than not, they let money and fame go to their head. I can't say I would be better, but would hope. I hate false expectations, love realness and the true. Who cares about fame with social media, any can get it for a day on that system. Probably will not get paid though.
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@Plethos (10941)
• United States
8 Jan
time to buy a washboard and find a river, get back in touch with nature.
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• Redlands, California
8 Jan
I think you may be right, sad to say last one lasted 25 years and we cursed it every day. So want it back.
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@Plethos (10941)
• United States
8 Jan
@crossbones27 - the simple ones priced around 300 last for years. thats been my experience.
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• Redlands, California
8 Jan
@Plethos Yeah, like when I was a kid, used to bag on my huffy that is a term we used in saying as crap. Their's broke mine lasted. They were indeed faster but no one is faster than the one that lasts.
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@sallypup (28612)
• Moses Lake, Washington
8 Jan
I hear you. We have a washer that my daughter says is like dealing with a computer. I'm sure I'm not using it correctly- it came with our house.
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• Redlands, California
8 Jan
I hear you and all for the price of 1300, like I say not the ruler of this house but if my brother and sister keep making decisions like this going to have to step in. Of course do not know if that is all that is out there at this point. Might be, no simple anymore.
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@sallypup (28612)
• Moses Lake, Washington
8 Jan
@crossbones27 I've seen toaster ovens that have complicated controls. Not sure why a toaster oven needs them! I drive a 2004 Toyota that does have a computer in its guts but otherwise is mostly a car with few gizmos- key in the ignition, keys in the locks. Air conditioning but just a radio. If we get a newer car I will have a hard time learning all the new ways of doing things.
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• Redlands, California
8 Jan
@sallypup yeah toaster oven just replace, try to do that with a 20 thousand dollar car and if can fix car over 1000 easy. This crap is getting dumb.
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@allen0187 (33952)
• Philippines
9 Jan
Makes you think if we are the masters of technology or if technology is our master and we have become its slave.
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• Redlands, California
12 Jan
Indeed, it is like look at how smart I am, can operate these fancy complicated machines. You do know you are just doing laundry, right? I like smart people, but hate when they try to be to smart for our own good. Laundry should never be rocket science.
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@allen0187 (33952)
• Philippines
12 Jan
@crossbones27 true. People have overlooked the beauty of simplicity. Or manual labor.
@jstory07 (70038)
• Roseburg, Oregon
12 Jan
I like a washer and dryer without all those fancy settings. To fancy for me. I like just washing them in a normal washing machine and than just putting in the dryer and turning on. Simple and easy.
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• Redlands, California
12 Jan
Amen, its, dumb, makes no damn sense and shows you some have lost their way in the practical mindset. We all work. 99.9 percent of the population does not have a butler or maid. Make them for people who have to do things for themselves. Because the rich sure said they not going to do it for us, like we do them.
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@jstory07 (70038)
• Roseburg, Oregon
12 Jan
@JESSY3236 (7294)
• United States
12 Jan
I hope mine lasts a while then. I would hate that.