101 uses for a bread bag

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Post: #11379 ina
Mon Feb 13, 2006 9:17 pm

:lol: :lol:

Filled with compost - growbags for smaller plants
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Post: #11380 Shirley
Mon Feb 13, 2006 9:20 pm

an alternative (and reusable) gift bag!
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Post: #11382 ina
Mon Feb 13, 2006 9:25 pm

... particularly appropriate if your gift is a homemade loaf of bread!

For storing your CDs to prevent them getting damp in the wonderful, but currently rather murky Scottish weather.
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Post: #11383 Shirley
Mon Feb 13, 2006 9:27 pm

:mrgreen: i was going to suggest keeping your homebaked bread fresh in one......

keep a box of matches and some kindling in one when you go camping....keep the rain out...

(might be a useful tip if we do this selfsufficientish meet up as a camp!)
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Post: #11403 Millymollymandy
Tue Feb 14, 2006 7:36 am

Andy Hamilton wrote: fashion into a hat to keep off the rain.


Is your head very small Andy? :shock: I can hardly get the cat litter inside one without spilling, let alone get it over my head!

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Post: #11407 shiney
Tue Feb 14, 2006 7:42 am

He did say 'fashion' into a hat, so I guess a snip here and there to make the bag fit would do the trick. You could probably add some decoration and make it into a wedding hat!

How about using a bread bag for collecting your foraging goodies? Scrumped apples etc?
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Post: #11410 Wombat
Tue Feb 14, 2006 7:46 am

I hesitate to throw this one in but -

As a Mt Druitt condom - a plastic bread bag (or part thereof) and a laccy band. :shock:

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Post: #11411 Millymollymandy
Tue Feb 14, 2006 7:47 am

I think we should have a photo of Andy with a bread bag hat on!

Following on from Shiney's idea, collecting seashells and pebbles instead of making your pockets all damp and sandy. :lol:

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Post: #11416 shiney
Tue Feb 14, 2006 8:24 am

Millymollymandy wrote:I think we should have a photo of Andy with a bread bag hat on!



V. Attractive thought. :shock:
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Post: #11438 Andy Hamilton
Tue Feb 14, 2006 1:49 pm

Thats what I can wear for my valentines dinner :lol:

Was not sure about this one - To put over your keyboard as a guard against coffee.
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Post: #11445 Tigerhair
Tue Feb 14, 2006 2:44 pm

Emma's in for a treat, then!! LOL

Perhaps a clear bag would be better for protecting your keyboard, Andy. Unless you touch type?
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Post: #11448 ina
Tue Feb 14, 2006 2:56 pm

I'm pretty sure he often has a bag over the keyboard- especially when he's drinking. Hence the erratic spelling...

Better idea for tonight's dinner: Wear the bread bag as a bow tie!
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Post: #11450 Shirley
Tue Feb 14, 2006 2:59 pm

use it to store an extra lens in when you go out taking photos - will protect it from the rain... or river water if you drop your rucksack in the river
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Post: #11453 ina
Tue Feb 14, 2006 3:13 pm

Andy, your spelling has actually improved a lot :lol: - I thought if I didn't say that you might tie a few bread bags together and use them to throttle me with! :?
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Post: #11579 Shirley
Wed Feb 15, 2006 7:41 pm

how about mixing a marinade and putting it into a bread bag with your pork chops/chicken bits etc
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