Does anyone know....

Discussion in 'General Card Modeling' started by wunwinglow, Nov 5, 2006.

  1. wunwinglow

    wunwinglow Active Member

    ...where I have put my scalpel? I suddenly find myself with a couple of hours to kill, though I'd cut some card, but my prime tool has gone walk-about. Anyone seen it?

    Tim P (wunwinglow)
  2. 72BMWR75/5

    72BMWR75/5 Member


    Have you checked your pockets?
  3. shoki2000

    shoki2000 Active Member

    Try to sit down in the most unexpected place :twisted:
  4. Gil

    Gil Active Member

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  5. ekuth

    ekuth Active Member

    Check behind your right ear...

    very carefully.
  6. wunwinglow

    wunwinglow Active Member

    OK, tried all those, no luck so far! It is obviously hiding from me. I think I'm going to have to do something else, lull it it into a false sense of security and catch it unawares. A bit like the, um, oh don't tell me, WORDS, that do the same thing in my head sometimes.

    I can't remember what I wanted it for now, anyway.

    Ho hum.

    Tim P (wunwinglow)
  7. Tim, maybe your wife has it so you can't do any modeling. Only "honey-do's"
  8. wunwinglow

    wunwinglow Active Member

    I'll ask. I'll have to shout because she is down stairs doing the ironing.

    'HILLY, have you seen my scalpel?!'
    'I can't find it.'
    'It'll be where you had it last....'
    'Thank you, Hilly....'

    No, she hasn't seen it either.

    Tim P (wunwinglow)

    PS Perhaps I should buy a new one.
  9. rickstef

    rickstef Guest

    what, a knife or a wife?

    Sorry, couldn't resist

  10. Bowdenja

    Bowdenja Active Member

    Go.............. Run.......... buy a new one, and pay twice what you did for the old one............................

    and you will find the old one............ works every time for me.:cry:
  11. hpept

    hpept Member

    Sad but true... works for me also...
  12. Gil

    Gil Active Member

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  13. cjd

    cjd Member

    Back of the sofa? or the bit between the oven and the sink where mushrooms grow?

  14. Gil

    Gil Active Member


    You got it out for an unrelated task that required a sharp blade. It was left it in the general area of the first floor. Somewhere near or in the kitchen...,

  15. cgutzmer

    cgutzmer Guest

    I KNOW I KNOW!!! Have visited the dr lately? If you did its prolly inside someone...... Dont worry though, it will be discovered on their next xray....
  16. paper warrior

    paper warrior Member

    run a magnet across the house you'll hear a clink when you find it,and next time maybe string it to your cutting surface or something
  17. keith

    keith Member

    Your looking for it, so you won't find it. Try looking for a purple honk, then you'll find your scalpel.

    I had a mechanical pencil that i could never find, even if i was looking at it. I found that by wrapping a piece of white tape around it, it broke up the colour so that my eyes would recognise it. wierd.

    It'll either have slipped under your computer or be in that pile of papers....
  18. wunwinglow

    wunwinglow Active Member

    Thanks guys, all good suggestions. I now have a pristine purple honk, which I found under a roll of white tape, neither of which I realised I had! Excellent!

    Still no scalpel though. However, I am about to take the top off my printer, as daughter No. 1 mentioned she saw daughter No. 2 using it to try and clear a paper jam.... The plot thickens.

    So I might be buying a new printer as well as a new scalpel.

    This might turn out rather well!!

    Tim P (wunwinglow)
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