Post # 1
Okay, so last night I needed to run to Lowes and Walmart. (Luckily they are right next to each other) I went in a sweatshirt, fleece pants and flip-flops even though it is cold in central Illinois this time of year. I went to Lowes first and then to Walmart. By this time it is raining cats and dogs. While in Walmart I go to reach for my cell phone and realize it isn’t in my purse. I think to myself “It’s in the car, I am glad I locked my doors”. I get out to my car…no phone. I go back over to Lowes and ask the service desk people if they have my phone…no phone. I go back outside (still pouring and I am still in flip-flops) look all through my car and put everything in the trunk in hopes of finding it. I then walk across the flooded parking lot to see if I had dropped it getting out of the car in the original parking space. Still not phone. Defeated, I walk back across the flooding parking lot in the rain to my car. By this time, my feet feel frostbite from walking in the water. I start driving home and realize that my car’s bluetooth feature is still on (which means the phone is in the car). I get home and call my phone from my husbands phone…It was in my purse the whole time!!!! It was in a side pocket.
I am amazed at my own stupidity. I can’t believe they let the likes of me run loose among society. Do you have any “moron moments” of your own to make me feel a bit better?
Post # 3
@MrsFuzzyFace: LOL, I’ve done things like that too. :/
Post # 4
I’ll copy the other one here:
Do you have an hour or two, LOL. I have done that exact same thing with my keys when Darling Husband is driving. I also spent hours going through my house like a tornado only to find my keys two days later in the hamper. *palmface* I have a ton of stories like that.
Post # 5
I do that with my phone all the freaking time. I have a huge purse with multiple compartments and I usually “lose” it either in there, or in my coat pocket. Then I go frantically searching, back track, retrace, panic…then it rings.
Post # 6
This happens to me too! I find as soon as I feel the sinking feeling in my stomach of something missing, all logic turns off and in my panic, I’ll skim right over the object I’m actually looking for. 🙁 So sad!
Post # 7
Oh I have done something similar before. I was working at a client’s office and was halfway home when I realized I didn’t have my phone. My husband was out of town so I really needed it so I could contact him. I went back there begging to get in, looked all over the floor everywhere. I start tearing into my work case in the trunk and didn’t see it. So when I got home, I used my IL’s phone to call my cell phone. It was in my work case the whole time.
Post # 8
Haha too funny. I started looking for my phone the other day while I was using it to talk to Darling Husband. DUH.
Post # 9
s car has one of those push to start buttons. To my defense I dont drive very often and NEVER drive his car. It also has one of those key pads outside of the door that will unlock it.
One afternoon he let me go shopping by myself with his car. I went a number of places and at my last stop I could not find the keys anywhere. I ripped apart all the shopping bags, trunk, console everything! I was distraught at the fact that I had lost his keys and couldnt remeber where I had lost them seeing as you dont need to physically put them anywhere to start the car. I proceded to press the button, start the car and drive to his house. My heart sinking and my stomach full of butterflys I solemly let my self into his house and start apologizing profusely when he starts laughing. This inturn makes me upset because I am so sorry and those key things cost like $150 to replace.
Turns out that you dont need the keys to get in the car but regardless the key has to be in X amount of prximity for the car to turn on. The keys are in the car or I wouldnt have been able to drive home.
ETA I say he let me go shopping because no one this ridiculous should be allowed out on their own….the keys were in my pocket. And only because this is the internet and none of you know me is why I will admit to this.
Post # 10
I do that at least twice a week. My Fiance just shakes his head and says “you know it’s in your purse”. I think it’s because most of my purses are large enough to carry an elephant.
Post # 11
Once I locked myself out of my car.
I was out buying things to make dinner for Fiance when I realized in the checkout that my keys weren’t on me. I figured they were in my car but I didn’t panic at first because (and I know this is bad) I have a habit of accidentally leaving one of the doors unlocked. Nope. Not this time. All those years of my father exhaustedly tlling me I need to lock my doors finally worked. It was nighttime, my phone was in my apartment, and I had no access to a locksmith or my landlord at that time of night.
So…I walked 20 minutes to my apartment, broke one of the windows to get in (I at least brought my bigger purse with a book in it), got my spare car keys and my phone, walked 20 minutes back, drove home, boarded up my window, made dinner, and called maintenance the next morning.
So…at least yours wasn’t that bad 🙂
Post # 12
My husband and I have a running joke that whenever we absolutely cannot find something, it has to be in plain sight somewhere. Because it usually is. 🙂 So um, yes. This happens ALL the time.
Post # 13
@soon2bhis: I do this far to often.
What about looking for your sunglasses when they are on your head – or worse, on your face. Yup – guilty of that one too.
My Fiance will often ask me if I have my cell phone and/or sunglasses when we leave where ever we are (restaurant, bar, etc) because I forget things so often and then freak out only to realize I have them. He has to call my phone all the time because I can’t find it my pocket or purse. I also purposely bought a car with a keypad on it because I use to lock myself out of the car way to often. I even locked my dad’s keys and the set of keys I had just copied for myself in the car the day I got my drivers license.
Post # 14
Lol, I do things like that all the time. I’m really good at putting my phone down and then completely forgetting where 5 seconds later. I can’t even begin to tell you how many times Fiance has said “But you just had it in your hand!” Lol.
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Post # 15
A few days ago I lost my phone. I was on my way out the door and couldn’t find it anywhere so I obviously tried phoning it. It was on vibrate so I had to tiptoe around silently listening for vibration.
After about 10 minutes I noticed the dog’s tail seemed to be glowing. I lifted him up and, lo and behold, I had fallen asleep with the phone on the bed and the dog had fallen asleep on top of it. Apparently he didn’t mind the vibration because I called the phone like fifty damn times and he didn’t even twitch.
Other strange places I’ve found my phone: the fridge, my fiance’s shoe, and one time, my underwear drawer…
Post # 16
A few months ago, I could not find my phone anywhere! I finally used one of those websites that calls your phone for you. After tearing apart the kitchen as I listened to it buzz, I found it….IN THE DISHWASHER. Thank GOD I didn’t run the darn thing! I guess I got distracted putting some dishes away, haha!