Wife's sister and unruly offspring are visiting for the week.
I load and run the dishwasher as usual, and she comes through and announces
in an accusing manner that the dishwasher is leaking all over the floor.
Is is assumed, of course, that water leakages are my problem, and probably
Inspection reveals that the door of the dishwasher is closed properly at the
top left, but a good 2 cm away from being closed at the top right. The
door is clearly not square with the chassis, and not close to sealing.
'Oh, I know how that happened' she says, in a tone that suggests it's my
I emptied it earlier, and left it open to dry.
Then the 2-year-old used the open door as a step-up to see what's on the
And bounced on it a bit for good measure.
Now I can't determine if the door itself is twisted, or the hinge
out-of-alignment, or the chassis mounting points bent. Probably a mixture
of all 3. If I can't bash it into square, it's going to be a write-off.
And she is quite oblivious to the fact she's in any way to blame for it.
- posted 12 years ago