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Tuesday, February 19, 2013

The OCD in me -----



I am being driven just a little bit nuts by THIS!

This is the tile floor in my hotel room bathroom in Cartersville, Georgia!

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On first glimpse it was a squeal of delight!  PERFECT!

But wait a minute –--- NOT so perfect:

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UHOH!!

Oh goodness!  Is the row upside down?

NOPE!

The 4 patches are rotated, turning the row upside down won’t fix this!

Would it drive you nuts?

Did the guild get a discount on a room with a wonky tile floor?

What contractor checked off this job as pass-able? LOL!!

Okay, I’m not the quilt police.  I’m delighted to be here --- I just thought it was perfetly imperfect ----but at the same time I wish I could have a little “candid camera” installed to see if it drives the other OCD-ers just a bit nutso!

Jamestown Landing class in Dallas, GA ---FABULOUS!  

Lecture  with the Cartersville guild ---oh, these ladies spoiled me rotten, wait until you see!

It's been a long day, I'm headed to bed --- I'll try to close my eyes tight and not see the oops on the floor in my dreams!

40 comments:

  1. I spied that immediately on opening this post. I'd be tempted to chisel it out and re-grout it in place if I were there more than one night--but I wouldn't. Really. Maybe.....

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  2. Haha!!! Yes, it popped right out at me. That thing would be under a towel or floor mat so fast!

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  3. I'm with you that it would drive me nuts. Like LynCC, I would throw the bath mat over it whether I was ready for a bath or not!

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  4. Oh my gosh! That is so annoying, yikes.

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  5. I would be going totally bonkers!!! Just like Lynn said, the tub mat would be down so fast it isn't even funny, but I would still know it was there...

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  6. The contractor should take a quilt class from you!! I would have to toss a towel over it. Funny... those four patch tiles reminds me of a certain mystery quilt pattern I'm currently working on (Easy Street!). :D

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  7. Yep, put the mat over it and tell management about it when you check out! If that were in my home, someone would have to redo it, quickly!

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  8. Aren't scrap quilts better with quarks? Haven't we had lessons on thinking outside the box? Could you see it from a galloping horse?

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  9. Anonymous10:55 PM EST

    It would drive me nuts

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  10. Too funny! I've lived in my new home for over 10 years and only just recently noticed that four tiles in my ensuite are upside down!!! quilt blocks are a tad easier to do over! tiling not so! :-)

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  11. It would drive me crazy!

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  12. I noticed it the minute I opened the post! No way to even fix it with a magic marker!

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  13. I hear you Bonnie, it would drive me nuts too!! I have a stained glass window hanging and one day I noticed the border squares around it were different on the bottom than they were on the top and I wondered how they could not notice that when they were making it, it drives me nuts. Glad there are a few others who notice those little things.. guess I'm not totally nuts... lol

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  14. I never saw it -- doesn't bother me a bit.

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  15. I had to really look hard to find it! I don't think I would have ever noticed it. Besides aren't you the Queen of WONKY this week???

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  16. In a hotel room bathroom, I wouldn't care. But in my own home- it would have to be re-done, or covered with a mat. And in a quilt, it would definitely come out and be fixed... Just sayin'...

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  17. It would drive me crazy! I always look at tile jobs, because I have done a bit of tiling in my own home. It is just one row off... Towel would be on the floor for me...

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  18. While I didn't see it immediately, it wouldn't bother me either. Oh, I knew I could live with imperfection! I'm a survivor.

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  19. That? Was installed by a man.

    No, wait. Not a man. A guy. There's a difference.

    It would drive me insaaaaaane.

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    1. exactly what I was thinking......

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  20. That would drive me nuts! That mistake was the first thing I saw. I guess that is why I was only asked to judge a quilt show only once.....ha! Ha!

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  21. I didn't notice it at first. If you had taken the photo from the other end, I would have. (I tend to 'skim' things). All and all, the more I looked at it, the more it bothered me, but not enough to do anything about it.

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  22. LOL...I noticed it right away!

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  23. You think you have problems; my husband says he is CDO - it's like OCD, but the letters are in alphabetical order, THE WAY THEY SHOULD BE! Only joking of course. Sam

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  24. You think you have problems; my husband says he is CDO - it's like OCD, but the letters are in alphabetical order, THE WAY THEY SHOULD BE! Only joking of course. Sam

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  25. Looks like some of my Easy Street blocks.

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  26. Oh, yeah, that would bug me, too. After I quit laughing. It's hard to believe that a professional would leave the tiles looking like that!

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  27. I ran into that exact problem in a checkerboard border last week! At least mine wasn't permanently set in grout. Just a quick pick and a resew and I was on my way and nobody will ever know but me...and now you. Lane

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  28. curious if the bathrooms in the other rooms are similar :)

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  29. I would have noticed. Well maybe not. Too funny.

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  30. Cover it and move on Bonnie!

    Lilac Joan - my mom always used to say "oh Joan (my name too) a man on a galloping horse would never notice the difference!"

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  31. Sometimes I think, "God love those who would never notice this", yet I also think, "Those poor souls - look at all they're missing!" I'll just be glad that I notice all of these things around me and appreciate all that others miss!!!

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  32. Yup. White out and a black Sharpie would take care of that!!

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  33. Camera hidden in the bathroom...no no Bonnie! LOL. Turn the top row to the right. And yes now I want to check the other bathrooms. I SO tried not to participate in your obsession but alas, here I am "fixing" the problem and wondering over the other bathrooms... At least it isn't an ear worm....shimmy jimmy!!! ROFL!

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  34. Noticed it right off, scrolled down to see if it was a "design choice"...a towel would be on it all the time! Would drive me NUTSO!!!

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  35. Too funny. It would bug me but my dear departed hubby wouldn't have noticed. He installed a railing on our front porch. Never noticed that the spindles had a right side up. About 1/3 are randomly upside down. Makes me smile fondly ... now! Lol.

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  36. completely bugs me. I like Farm Quilter's idea of covering it with a towel. *shudder!*

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  37. We are female we would notice. Quilter or not

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