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Surprise! clothing dye

What color will your shirts be tomorrow?
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I don't know about you, but sometimes I get tired of wearing the same old clothes day in and day out. I mean, I change my clothes every day, so...oh, forget it.

It might be nice to be able to dye my clothes with impunity, but first you have to go to the store, spend 20 minutes looking for just the right shade of fuschia, and then you have to buy the bleach, and by the time it's all over and done with, it's sort of anticlimactic.

So I propose instead a clothing dye product of an indeterminate color. Simply buy one box of Surprise! Clothing Dye, take it home, and choose what you want to recolor. Simply run the washer once with the included bleach, then drop in the included dye ball. The balls would all be plain black plastic, along the lines of the new Tide detergent balls. Run the washer again, and viola! Orange! On my dress shirts!

In the event of boredom, you could also buy the Surprise! Color Upgrade Kit, which contains a specially-designed decolorizer which actively targets the dye molecules in Surprise! Dye. Wash with the decolorizer, and dye again....hurray! Puce!

(normal colors like purple, black, and rose would be options as well, though you wouldn't know it).

shapu, Oct 29 2004

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       <Bart>"Has anyone seen my lucky red hat?"
Mr Burns, Oct 29 2004
  

       If it came out tie dyed I'd be surprised.   

       I'm trying to work out how to do a tie-dye right now...and it's making my brain puke.
shapu, Oct 30 2004
  

       Hmmmh, maybe separate dye balls safety pinned in strategic locations with, oh I don't know, time released, quick set dye spurts from different nozzles?
Gentle cycle of course.
  

       wow, surprise, my green jumper came out green.
neilp, Dec 17 2004
  

       It's usualy easier to buy a new shirt than it is to dye them for me... cheaper too (new shirt is 16ish, bleach, dye, and hospital visit for accidentaly inhaling too many fumes is quite a bit more than 16ish)   

       On the whole though, If I were to dye my clothes I would love this product...
photojunkie, Dec 17 2004
  

       It would be even cooler as a HairDye in my opinion though.. that i'd use A LOT.
photojunkie, Dec 17 2004
  

       Also available as pet shampoo?
wagster, Dec 17 2004
  

       Waitaminit...when the hell did people start anno'ing this one again?   

       [wagster] - Sure, why not? Organic nontoxic dyes are all the rage now anyway.
shapu, Dec 30 2004
  
      
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