I Spent Two Hours Untangling a Knot

So, what do I win? 45 People


    I once discovered a box with two sets of Christmas fairy lights inside.  They were completely tangled up together.  Each set was made up of a loop of green plasticised wire about twenty feet long and both had become completely hooked up.  I think they must have...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss
    51-55, F
    22 Responses Oct 9, 2010

    Worse-er When It's Your Hair

    I have a habit of playing with my hair if I'm bored or nervous. I knotted one part of my hair and kept doing it over and over. Then when I wanted to un-knot it, it was hard. With the last knot it was too hard so I ended up cutting it. My hair's fine, can't even notice the...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411
    22-25, F
    May 5, 2012

    I Don't Know Why.

    I wish I knew what it is about knots that make it so difficult to leave them alone. At first you have hope that you will succeed. Then you have frustration creep in. Then you just won't let that damn knot win! Just one more pull or twist and you know you will have it! I have been...
    deleted deleted
    Dec 28, 2012


    I've never spent 2 hours, probably... but you know how chains will tangle, like a necklace? Oh... OH!! It's like crack! I love it for some reason. It's almost therapeutic. I managed a clothing store for hmm, 2 years before coming to this job. Ladies would always pull chains and...
    mefirstGIMME mefirstGIMME
    22-25, F
    Mar 7, 2008

    Not Going to Be Defeated!

    Well, I wasn't going to be defeated. Although it may not have taken 2 hours. I wasn't timing myself. Who does? That would be very silly, because then you'd be all panicky and therefore you'd not be as concentrated as you usually would be. so it would take longer!!
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 7, 2008


    i actually find it quite nice, untangling knots... almost therapeutic, with a great sense of satisfaction afterwards!!!! i used to sit at my mams feet while she was knitting and untangle the wool, then tangle it back up so i could do it again...
    Tesse Tesse
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 6, 2008

    Perseus And Medusa

    Every now and then I have to venture into the dark recesses of a cupboard at work.  It's where all the music equipment goes.  After events, gigs, hire-outs and a thousands searches for one particular item by random individuals, the mess of it becomes a force of nature.  Once...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan
    Oct 28, 2011

    Just Now.

    i just spent the past 2 hours of my life untangling the ridiculous tangle that the yarn i was attempting to crochet with became. unbelievable. surely i must be deserving of some kind of zen award?
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter
    26-30, F
    11 Responses Feb 24, 2008
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