101 uses for a bread bag

101 Uses For is popular and let's hope it stays that way. Our second book is presently called 101 tips for self sufficiency; we will certainly dip into this section for ideas. So post away and let's try and get at least one thread up to 101.
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Post: #11646 ina
Thu Feb 16, 2006 5:43 pm

Use to cover your award winning apples on the tree to protect from blemishes
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Post: #11650 Andy Hamilton
Thu Feb 16, 2006 5:50 pm

My spelling has a lot to do with how much I concentrate as I write - bit dislexic you see - half the reason this site came about I was given a computer by the uni for being dislexic.

Anyway - I digress blow up and use as a mould for papier mache.
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Post: #11729 Wombat
Fri Feb 17, 2006 11:24 am

Onya mate,

I am a bit, particularly as far as transposing numbers :oops:

My younger daughter has it worse that I have.

Try filling them up with icing and then snipping off a corner and using it for piping. (the bread bag, not my daughter!)

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Post: #11791 ina
Fri Feb 17, 2006 8:05 pm

Andy Hamilton wrote: half the reason this site came about I was given a computer by the uni for being dislexic.


Well, in that case I'm glad about your spelling mistakes! And I get letters muddled, too - I generally have to double check before I send anything off. It's particularly bad when I've been switching between typing German and English; I make the weirdest mistakes then. (The keyboard is a bit different in German, and my fingers automatically want to hit the German buttons....) Anyway, that was a good idea about protecting the keyboard. When I wrote my MSc I practically lived on coffee and biscuits - ever so often I had to tip the keyboard upside down to get all the crumbs out! :oops:

Another use for bread bags: Storage of lab samples. (I'm just clearing out our lab freezers - and the number of perfectly good, but by now smelly plastic bags I have to throw out is sickening!)
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Post: #11824 Chickenlady
Fri Feb 17, 2006 10:26 pm

I make bread some of the time, and when I do I put it in the old bags from the shop bought stuff.

Otherwise, as sandwich bags or poo bags, as already mentioned.
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Post: #11936 Andy Hamilton
Sat Feb 18, 2006 1:44 pm

So how many do we have now, must be over half way to 101?


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Post: #11953 ina
Sat Feb 18, 2006 4:04 pm

Don't think so - only 50 replies so far, and some of them were doubled.

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Post: #12435 Shirley
Wed Feb 22, 2006 6:00 pm

Any more???

Not sure whether we've had a parachute for a toy (adult supervision needed of course)
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Post: #12440 shiney
Wed Feb 22, 2006 7:56 pm

Emergency back up washing up gloves. (mend breathing holes first ~ dunno how but must be do-able)

Hey just had another idea. Fill with water and prick with little holes and use as a camping shower.

And...you could keep your tent pegs in one.
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Post: #12490 Goodlife1970
Thu Feb 23, 2006 1:45 pm

Storing Lego in. Im sick of treading on the flippin stuff with bare feet!
Now, what did I come in here for??????

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Post: #12491 shiney
Thu Feb 23, 2006 1:48 pm

Goodlife1970 wrote:Storing Lego in. Im sick of treading on the flippin stuff with bare feet!


Yeah, I'll second that. We call that Lego Slippers in our house.
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Post: #12551 gunners71uk
Fri Feb 24, 2006 1:27 pm

bread bagmmmmmmm :roll:
gigantic root trainer bag.
birth control for an elephant.
couple little sticks in the bread bag you have a little cloches or propagator.
pin it up on your door indoors and use as a rubbish basket ball hoop
fill the bag up with water with some holes in it when camping a portable shower.
a windsock
a kite
when doing bare root work use the bags for going over the roots.
birth control for hippo
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Post: #12636 Andy Hamilton
Sat Feb 25, 2006 7:32 pm

So now we are well over half way. Can it be done, I think we are slowly moving into sureal territory with one :shock: Have we overdone the ones realting to somekind of penis, strange lot your are sometimes :wink: I think thats why I keep coming back.

1 wrap up sandwiches
2 Keep apples cores and other packed lunch compostables in.
3 Store home made biscuits in
4 Sick bag
5 To blow up and bang
6 Make Crochet dollies with them
7 Storing wild food when out
8 Ribbons on a kite
9 Ribbons for hair
10 Freezer bag
11 Hair extension
12 Poop scoop
13 Inside shoes to waterproof them
14 Store tomatoes in
15 Wrap up cakes
16 Over shoes as galoshes
17 Bin bag for dolls house
18 Store balls of wool
19 put over plant pots to aid germination
20 a rain hat
21 leftover seed storage
22 Cut up into strips and tied to a piece of string over your veggy seedlings to scare
the birds
23 Could use them as rough and ready gloves when handling anything unpleasant-
raw liver for example
24 Turn into book covers, to make those cheapo paperbacks last longer
25 sponge bag when travelling
26 makeshift plastic pants for clothbum baby
27 a raincover for a statue's extremeties
28 Filled with compost - growbags for smaller plants
29 an alternative (and reusable) gift bag!
30 storing your CDs to prevent them getting damp
31 keep a box of matches and some kindling in one when you go camping
32 for collecting your foraging goodies?
33 As a Mt Druitt condom - a plastic bread bag (or part thereof) and a laccy band
34 collecting seashells and pebbles
35 To put over your keyboard as a guard against coffee
36 Wear the bread bag as a bow tie!
37 use it to store an extra lens in when you go out taking photos
38 how about mixing a marinade and putting it into a bread bag with your pork
chops/chicken bits etc
39 Use to cover your award winning apples on the tree to protect from blemishes
40 blow up and use as a mould for papier mache
41 filling them up with icing and then snipping off a corner and using it for piping
42 Storage of lab samples
43 A water balloon
44 Repair kit for poly tunnels
45 parachute for a toy
46 Emergency back up washing up gloves
47 Fill with water and prick with little holes and use as a camping shower
48 keep your tent pegs in one.
49 Storing Lego in. Im sick of treading on the flippin stuff with bare feet!
50 gigantic root trainer bag.
51 Birth control for an elephant.
52 couple little sticks in the bread bag you have a little cloches or propagator.
53 pin it up on your door indoors and use as a rubbish basket ball hoop
54 A windsock
55 Kite
56 when doing bare root work use the bags for going over the roots.
57 rolled up and made into a circle and makes a sumo ring for ants.
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Post: #12646 ina
Sat Feb 25, 2006 8:07 pm

Collect a few and stick them on the wall for water proofing instead of tiles (in kitchen or bathroom).

I could, of course, say collect another 44 for that - that would give us the 101 uses we were looking for! :wink:
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Post: #12648 ina
Sat Feb 25, 2006 8:13 pm

Can't believe I haven't mentioned these two yet!

Collect slugs in before disposing of them in some nasty way

Take to the shop/market to buy your fruit and veg in
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