May 30, 2021 9:15 am at 9:15 am #1978722
It’s one of the inevitable and constant conundrums of living that there are important stuff, or semi important stuff which have no place to be stored. Like, those folded up pieces of paper, one with a grocery list that still has a few items on it, one a receipt that’s too valuable as fresh paper to discard, and then a piece of paper with a number scrawled on it that–maybe u don’t even know whose, anymore–which u can’t throw out becuase what if you still need it? So every time u change your pants u have this stuff that u have to put somewhere, but there’s no cranny built in the walls to store papers.
And not just papers. What do you the the cup with your initials on it so u can drink your cup and no one else’s, or the funny-looking chain which looks important and you can’t throw out? There are many indescribable items with ambiguous natures and statures, in ranging levels of importance and varying geometrical properties, making shelf space too elusive sometimes.
I’m not a hoarder. It’s just that all these things have potential importance and can’t be chucked.
So i suggest a niche-macher, a nifty invention which can be stuffed anywhere. i’ll let u know when i finish it, but it’s not patented, so if anyone wants to beat me to it, game’s on.May 30, 2021 4:31 pm at 4:31 pm #1978901hujuParticipant
You are a hoarder. Deal with it (and not by imagining that you can invent something that can hold all the junk you hoard without taking up any space).May 30, 2021 7:04 pm at 7:04 pm #1978911ujmParticipant
Is there a cure to hoarding? Has it been proven effective for most hoarders?May 30, 2021 7:05 pm at 7:05 pm #1978933
I didn’t mean the niche-macher won’t take up space, just that it’s flexible.
Next, let’s assume I’m a hoarder. What do you do with the countless items that even a non hoarder needs to keep? Various forms and receipts and warranties. specific thingamihibs and the light for the sukkah. nameless artifacts and obscure spongebobs and so on?May 30, 2021 10:18 pm at 10:18 pm #1978964Always_Ask_QuestionsParticipant
There is actually a medicine for hoarding, I keep a couple of boxes in the closet.
Right behind the box of medicine from gaava that I didn’t find any use of.May 31, 2021 7:09 pm at 7:09 pm #1979184Sam KleinParticipant
Ever heard of a storage room? Made for long term storage of hardly used items like seasonal items of your sukkah supplies and other holiday supplies each n a separate box or bag.
In regards to important papers and receipts too valuable to discard I think you can find just one draw in your office desk or even a shoe box to store all these papers and tiny items sitting around your pockets and furniture looseMay 31, 2021 7:48 pm at 7:48 pm #1979191user176Participant
Shoebox or the smallest draw in the kitchen. Sukkah light goes with the sukkahMay 31, 2021 9:52 pm at 9:52 pm #1979207☕️coffee addictParticipant
“Next, let’s assume I’m a hoarder. What do you do with the countless items that even a non hoarder needs to keep? “
File cabinet?May 31, 2021 11:04 pm at 11:04 pm #1979223
plus none of you own antiques or any decorative agent for that matter. none of you have special platters for special occasions and none of you have a tall spindly thing whose name I don’t know and function I can’t guess.May 31, 2021 11:05 pm at 11:05 pm #1979222
it’s people like you who keep on not inventing things. i imagine that when Edison produced the lightbulb,you said “what’s wrong with a candle?”; when he planned the phonograph you’re like “uh…concerts?”. come on we’re in the twenty first century. think niche-macher.June 1, 2021 3:23 pm at 3:23 pm #1979493☕️coffee addictParticipant
“plus none of you own antiques or any decorative agent for that matter. none of you have special platters for special occasions and none of you have a tall spindly thing whose name I don’t know and function I can’t guess“
China cabinet?June 1, 2021 6:51 pm at 6:51 pm #1979553se2015Participant
Is it pronounced “nitch matcher”, “nish masher” or “neekh makher”?
A potential problem with the invention is that once you put randomilia away, you will eventually forget you had it, and then what good will it be if and when you need it. Stuff needs to be out and visible so that you’re constantly reminded of its in-between status so that when a doorknob falls off, for example, you think aha, that was what that long screw went to. But if you put it away in a storage device of whatever name, you’ll stand there with doorknob in hand with a vague feeling you almost have a solution to this critical conundrum, but it will forever be just out of reach. I would therefore suggest that the niche macher be transparent and/or open on all sides, unlike the file cabinet or shoe box “solutions” cluelessly suggested by others, preferably made to be situated in a prominent place in the home, so that you are constantly reminded of all the ambiguous stuff in life.June 1, 2021 11:03 pm at 11:03 pm #1979571
niche is pronounced the same you’ve pronounced it til now.
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