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    I've only gone and poured coffee down myself on the way to work! There's some on my white tshirt, is there any hope / a magic tip to get it out?


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    Hope it's not too late to reply haha !
    Generally coffee stain can be taken off easily. I'm clumsy so it happened to me very often.

    Wet the stain with water and soap to then mop it up with kitchen towel. It is simple I know but it has always worked for me .
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    Grandma tips if the stain is still on your tshirt after washing: mix warm water and yolk egg, put it on the stain, let it for few minutes and rinse it out.
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    (Original post by Captain Jack)
    I've only gone and poured coffee down myself on the way to work! There's some on my white tshirt, is there any hope / a magic tip to get it out?


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    I love how an admin posts such a trivial topic :lol:

    I guess you could wear another shirt to work, if it happens again.

    What did you end up doing though? :dontknow:
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    (Original post by Ma-Rine)
    Hope it's not too late to reply haha !
    Generally coffee stain can be taken off easily. I'm clumsy so it happened to me very often.

    Wet the stain with water and soap to then mop it up with kitchen towel. It is simple I know but it has always worked for me .
    (Original post by Ma-Rine)
    Grandma tips if the stain is still on your tshirt after washing: mix warm water and yolk egg, put it on the stain, let it for few minutes and rinse it out.
    (Original post by ak137)
    I love how an admin posts such a trivial topic :lol:

    I guess you could wear another shirt to work, if it happens again.

    What did you end up doing though? :dontknow:
    Trivial? This stain was big! Thanks for the tips and moral support gang, you'll be pleased to hear that I survived the day despite the stain trauma. I didn't use egg yolks or soap in this instance, instead I opted for a simple dabbing of a damp piece of kitchen towel. If I tried to handle a yolk I'd probably run into all sorts of trouble. The stain didn't go completely but it was definitely reduced. :congrats:
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    (Original post by Captain Jack)
    Trivial? This stain was big! Thanks for the tips and moral support gang, you'll be pleased to hear that I survived the day despite the stain trauma. I didn't use egg yolks or soap in this instance, instead I opted for a simple dabbing of a damp piece of kitchen towel. If I tried to handle a yolk I'd probably run into all sorts of trouble. The stain didn't go completely but it was definitely reduced. :congrats:
    Lol

    Glad you got it sorted, Captain. You do remind me of Fred from scooby doo though with the 'gang' bit :pierre:
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    (Original post by ak137)
    Lol

    Glad you got it sorted, Captain. You do remind me of Fred from scooby doo though with the 'gang' bit :pierre:
    I'll take Fred. It could have been worse, you could have said Shaggy :eek3:
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    This thread reminded me of Airplane!
    "And that's when my drinking problem began".

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