Tell me the chore that you absolutely hate to do.

United States
February 9, 2008 9:20pm CST
For me, I hate, I mean hate! sweeping and mopping. Figures, I live in a house with all wood and linoleum flooring... Sigh... I'm not a big fan of laundry either, but I will do it. So, what chore do you absolutely hate to do, even though they have to be done? (It sucks to be the mom sometimes! Not really!)
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@ratyz5 (7829)
• Philippines
10 Feb 08
I really hate fixing our roof since I know my efforts wouldn't last long and the roof would break sooner than later.. I hate the rainy season for it as well as the high noon sun when I'm told to do so .
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• United States
10 Feb 08
You sound like my stepdad! LOL He is constantly fixing the roof, and it only needs it again right away. That stinks... :O)
@ratyz5 (7829)
• Philippines
10 Feb 08
Hey, you asked for a chore that one hates..
@eden32 (3975)
• United States
10 Feb 08
I hate the laundry. Every other chore has a point when it is done. The laundry never ends. You can spend all day washing, drying, folding and an hour later someone takes a shower and there ya go, more laundry for mom.
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• United States
10 Feb 08
lol, try doing the laundry for 10 people on a daily basis... :O)
• United States
10 Feb 08
Dishes. I hate doing dishes! We even have a dish washer and yet I still cannot stand doing dishes. And a close second would be putting clean laundry away. I sorted it, washed it, dried it, folded it, and sorted it again. You put your own dang clothes away.
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• United States
10 Feb 08
oh that is too funny! I do the same thing with the laundry! Some days, piles of clean laundry will sit for a day or two because I just hate putting all of it away!!! :O)
@michelyn (717)
• United States
10 Feb 08
Of course, I actually hate a lot of chores, but the one that I absolutely abhor is doing dishes. I don't hate doing dishes just because it's nasty, but it's also really horrible on my back. No matter how high the sink is, it still kills my back having to stand there that long doing all the dishes. I've tried putting down some of those mats that are meant for reducing the strain of standing, but it doesn't help. Also, how come they don't make dish drainers big enough to actually hold all the dishes?! I always have to lay a towel on the counter on the other side of the dish drainer for the rest of the dishes. Those dish drainers don't really hold very much if you look at them unless you strategically place dishes to optimize the space. Hahah Dishes are tedious enough!
• United States
10 Feb 08
I hear your pain! (Literally!) Up until 3 years ago, we had no automatic dishwasher, and 9 people living in the house. Boy that is alot of dishes! Finally someone got me an automatic dishwasher, suddenly dishes aren't quite as bad. I know what you mean about those dish drainers. I mean, I know they make them to fit in the other side of the sink, but can't they make a big one to fit on the counter? Seriously!
• United States
10 Feb 08
I love to sweep and mop so that is not it. I have to think now. I love to wash and dry and fold laundry. The smell of clean clothes makes me feel good. I love to clean out my draws and closets. I think out of all the cleaning It's got to be ironing. I don't iron and I can't tell you where the iron is. LOL
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• United States
10 Feb 08
LOL, see, I love to iron! (Granted, I would prefer to iron fabric or quilt tops over clothing, but hey whatever. LOL Tell you what, I'll do your ironing and you can sweep and mop my living room! :O)
@kiran1978 (4137)
• Australia
10 Feb 08
I hate cleaning the toilet it is the most disgusting chore ever. I always feel all grimy and gritty after cleaning the toilets. I also don't like cleaning mold off the shower, as the fumes make me want to faint. Not too fond off folding clothes either as it feels like the movie the Never Ending Story. I can't say I really like doing any chores, but these ones I mentioned are definately the worst.
• United States
10 Feb 08
you are so right! That is another one I hate, the toilet is just nasty! (Especially with 6 guys in the house!)
• Canada
16 Feb 08
I don't have kids...but I am always singing the praises of mothers and all they do. Hard work raising the planetary citizens of tomorrow!!! I think if mothers were really honest with themselves you are not alone in the feeling that it sucks to be a mom sometimes...I respect that fact that you have the guts to bring that out in the open. Anyway, the job I hate the most...changing the cat boxes. We have five indoor cats and it takes a lot of litter, scooping and effort to change the boxes. But you know what...I do not have to do it very often because I have a strong, caring hubby who willingly does it most of the time. But the odd time I do do it...yuk! Dusty, stinky...lifting heavy bags of litter. Yes...it is the chore that I absolutely have to do! Holding my nose as I sign off! (chuckles) Raia
@valerie37 (981)
• Christiansburg, Virginia
13 Feb 08
The chore I hate most of all has to be washing dishes.
@pinay81 (1538)
• Philippines
13 Feb 08
i like to do the house chores except cleaning the bathroom specially if there is lot of people using it thats why i want to have my own bathroom that nobody can use i hate scrubbing the toilet bowl:-/
@jillhill (37379)
• United States
13 Feb 08
I hate doing the laundry! I have to go to the basement and it's like a dungeon down there....Then I have to haul it up to one floor where I sort and fold then haul it up to another level to put it away....I hate doing the laundry!
@crazynurse (7489)
• United States
12 Feb 08
For some reason I will put off ironing until all of the family members have nothing to wear that is ironed! I don' know why I hate it so bad, it isn't hard. I'll vacuum, dust and even clean the bathroom but will always put off that darned ironing! I too have wooden floors in all but one room of the house. But having had both carpet and wooden floors, I'll take the wooden floors any day!
11 Feb 08
I hate ironing and also cleaning the bathroom. Think housework should never have been invented, would rather work and pay someone else to do the chores.
@Grandmaof2 (7603)
• Canada
10 Feb 08
I'm going to cheat and tell you too of my most dreaded jobs Defrosting a fridge and cleaning an oven. After many years of doing it I now own a self defrost fridge and a self clean oven. Thank You Lord. I would part with my husband quicker than my fridge and stove. Sorry for being honest. hehehe