Man’s seemingly obvious ‘dishwasher hack’ is blowing everyone’s minds
This article first appeared on 8.16.18.
No one likes doing the dishes, but the tedious chore is made much easier when using a dishwasher. However, an alarming amount of people have reported that their dishwashers can actually make the job harder because they don’t properly fit their dishes.
And that’s where Twitter user Mike McLoughlin (@zuroph) comes in.
Back in January, McLoughlin made an observation about his dishwasher that would change the way he does dishes forever. For a decade, the Irishman thought that the bottom rack of his washer simply was too small for his large dinner plates. Then he made an amazing discovery:
I moved into this house in 2008. It always annoyed me that the lower level of the dishwasher wasn’t tall enough to… https://t.co/VC9wCf34Yu
— Mike McLoughlin (@zuroph)
The tweet went totally viral, and was shared over 14,000 times. He even tweeted a picture to show just how much he could fit in the dishwasher now that he knows the racks are adjustable:
The “hack” (is it still called a hack if the appliance is doing what it is supposed to be doing?) blew people’s minds:
The magic of twitter. 5 years of confusion about why my dishwasher was the only one on the planet that didn’t fit n… https://t.co/5sYo7knbkm
— Lisa Power (@lpowertweets)
But other people were basically like, “seriously, dude?”
While a group of others tried to one-up McLoughlin with stories of their own:
Try this one on for size. I grew up in anAsian house hold and thought it was only a drying rack until sophmore year… https://t.co/8zbtJKtqIc
— Jeremy Le (@JeremyLe1992)
Okay, go on and check your own dishwasher. You know you want to.
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