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Started by ReverendBlueJeans on May 21, 2021 2:14:35 PM
Things that were not in the house you grew up in and aren't in the one where you live now.

Faberge eggs

Lord Lucan

A butler

A tree kangaroo

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elderberry - 21 May 2021 14:19:45 (#1 of 88)

a proper eiderdown, stuffed with the down of eider ducks. always eye wateringly expensive

a cake mixing machine

I would like to have such things

ReverendBlueJeans - 21 May 2021 14:21:04 (#2 of 88)

Friendly domestic help-robots

Arjuna - 21 May 2021 14:21:08 (#3 of 88)

A large hadron collider

widenation - 21 May 2021 14:21:43 (#4 of 88)

Matching rolexes (they were stolen).

Macpaddy - 21 May 2021 14:22:22 (#5 of 88)

we have genuine 'eider'downs but they are never used, far too hot.

widenation - 21 May 2021 14:23:47 (#6 of 88)

A dumbwaiter.

elderberry - 21 May 2021 14:25:51 (#7 of 88)

The kind of insect (and cat) proof screens for windows they have in the USA, so I could have windows wide open at night, the better to snuggle under the eiderdown without fearing invasion by cockchafers, or my nearest and dearest leaping out into the darkness.

AdonisBlue - 21 May 2021 14:28:15 (#8 of 88)

Sheets on beds.

An old German air rifle.

Demijons (sp?).

VHS book sleeves.

Macpaddy - 21 May 2021 14:29:39 (#9 of 88)

#7 you can buy retractanle insect screens.

widenation - 21 May 2021 14:30:37 (#10 of 88)

A servant bell and an embossed picture of a prancing golden horse silhouette. Both of which were visible on the wall of the woman who made me redundant via video.

elderberry - 21 May 2021 14:32:19 (#11 of 88)

#9 so I can, that's interesting. I'd need a lot more money that I have, but it can go on the wish list.

ReverendBlueJeans - 21 May 2021 14:35:45 (#12 of 88)

#7

A constant irritation with Everybody Loves Raymond, set in Long Island suburbia, is that neither featured home, not front door nor back, has those screen. They don't even have porches. They would be torn to shreds by insects IRL.

CarlosFandango - 21 May 2021 14:36:59 (#13 of 88)

A rampant rabbit.

AdonisBlue - 21 May 2021 14:37:27 (#14 of 88)

Death by Cockchafer, very painful.

HouseOfLametta - 21 May 2021 14:59:31 (#15 of 88)

Tearful hostages

Tenesmus - 21 May 2021 15:03:18 (#16 of 88)

A dishwasher.

tasselhoff - 21 May 2021 15:04:55 (#17 of 88)

Ditto

tasselhoff - 21 May 2021 15:05:14 (#18 of 88)

The evidence

ReverendBlueJeans - 21 May 2021 15:06:15 (#19 of 88)

Nazi memorabilia

Tenesmus - 21 May 2021 15:07:02 (#20 of 88)

There was a dishwasher when we moved in, we sold it.

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