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Fecal Stain on Sheer Drape?

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  1. theyareoutthere

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    Posted 7 years ago
    Sun Jan 15 2012 20:23:37
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    I was out of town for a lot of December and washed my sheer curtains and sheets at the commercial laundry on Janaury 8th. I didn't notice these stains until this morning. I haven't been out on the balcony, so I don't think it's my shoes. These are very sheer, and the stain was on both sides of the drape (maybe bled through). I'm going to launder them again on Monday and see if it washes out.

    I'm going to try swabbing it and see if it smears. I've been looking at fecal pictures and it doesn't look like it.

    Thanks.

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    Posted 7 years ago
    Sun Jan 15 2012 20:37:15
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    I couldn't add. I should say it doesn't look like a sharpie but the stain is on both sides. I looked at the carpet and the woodwork and don't see anything..it's on the drape only.

    I've been thinking about it and I vaguely remember having an issue putting the drapes back up..I'm wondering if I accidently stepped on them. I've seen stains like this but it's usually on my pants when I bike. (or so I think).

    I'm pretty careful with a packtite and that seems like a lot of fecal if that's what it is.

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    Posted 7 years ago
    Mon Jan 16 2012 7:33:41
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    Hi,

    No its not faecal. I would say its just dirt.

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    Posted 7 years ago
    Mon Jan 16 2012 8:56:03
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    This photo is not consistent with the fecal stains I usually see in the field.

    As such, I agree with DC in that the stains were not caused by BBs.

    Hope this helps ! pb

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    Posted 7 years ago
    Tue Jan 17 2012 7:09:43
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    Thanks! It mostly washed out in the wash (looks like it might have been oil). It's the time of year where you look down at your cuffs and "yikes"...nothing worse than dirty snow

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    Posted 7 years ago
    Tue Jan 17 2012 8:36:24
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    And, while it may go without saying; please avoid the yellow snow too !

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    Paul,

    That's my number one reason for being in Egypt, to avoid the yellow snow.

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