questionswhat do you do with a wrinkled t-shirt?

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If I am alone, I will wear the wrinkled shirt. If I am with my wife, I will find a new one (after trying to make it out with the wrinkled one). You'd think I'd of learned by now, but nope.

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Washing and drying is the easy part of doing laundry. I'm pretty lazy about folding or hanging clothes up afterwards. Often times, the clothes will sit in the dryer until I need to do another load. I have to turn the dryer on again to get the wrinkles out. A waste of electricity and it's rougher than need be on the clothes, but I'm too lazy to be bother by such rational arguments for hanging the clothes up right away.

My answer, toss the shirt in the dryer for a while. Add a damp (not wet) towel in there if the wrinkles are really bad. (or use the steam feature if you have a really fancy dryer)

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Is it clean? It's wearable. If not, it's laundry.

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If I'm wearing a T-shirt, I don't care how I look so I'll wear it wrinkled.

I usually wear a collared shirt. I wear the T-shirts when I'm mowing the lawn or working out at the gym. Who cares how I look then?

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I would throw it in the dryer for a few minutes. I don't like leaving the house looking like I rolled out of the laundry pile.

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If I am wearing a t-shirt, I am probably wearing a pair of cargo shorts with it, and quite frankly I am probably not leaving the house, and if I am it is to drive to a family members house.
This being said a few wrinkles do not bother me, if it is very wrinkly I will toss it back in the dryer to fluff out some of the bigger wrinkles, but seeing as how I hang my shirts as soon as the drying cycle ends, the wrinkles are typically not so large as to bother me.

-sorry about the poor grammar, English was never my strongest subject in school.

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For a quick dewrinkle of a t-shirt I toss it in the dryer for 2-5 mins. Works well.

I personally don't care my self if it's wrinkled or not. The GF on the other hand hates it. Since we have started dating she has brought over an iron and board to iron our stuff before we go out.
I tell her before I take her home, if you want me to wear ironed clothes this week when we go out, then iron them before you leave because they won't get touched.

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I bought a clothes steamer from home.woot a few months ago. BEST. THING. EVER. Wrinkles gone in just a couple minutes. So much easier than ironing.

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I don't know. My clean clothes get folded and put away right out of the dryer to prevent this situation from ever happening.

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You have to take the small amount of discipline to hang them immediately after the dryer stops. Cutting the cycle even 1/4+ short is usually no big deal. They'll probably be dry, but if not, they'll finish drying in your closet on a hanger. Never a wrinkle and always ready to rock.

However, if you find yourself in this situation again, throwing them back in the dryer for ~10 minutes helps remove wrinkles.

Last ditch effort, or if you're traveling, Downy Wrinkle Release. Smells good and it actually works. I have a little 3oz bottle take with me when I fly. Use it on T-shirts and polos. Button down shirts and slacks must be ironed. Sorry, but they're dressy clothes. Do yourself some justice. :-)

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I like to wear my wrinkled T-shirts with my wrinkled jeans.

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@katblue: me too, but I don't like my wrinkled face!

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I never iron tshirts. If the fabric is high quality, like woot shirts, the wrinkles will work themselves out :)

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Wear it!

I've heard you can spray some water on it and dry it -- and yeah, woot shirts are fine in the dryer on low heat. =P

I have also seen this stuff do neat things: http://www.amazon.com/Downy-Wrinkle-Releaser-33-8/dp/B001LFCS9Y/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1341336825&sr=8-1&keywords=wrinkle+release

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I used to use Downy wrinkle releaser and could not live with out it.(my kids didn't know what an iron was until we stayed in a hotel) but found that regular water in a spray bottle will work just as well to remove the wrinkles. Trust me it really does work. The Downey stuff is nice because it has a nice smell but can be pricey. I have not ironed in years!

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If it is a Woot shirt, I would not recommend putting it anywhere near the dryer.

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@gt0163c: They do as the day goes on. But, it can be a while if it's really really wrinkled. Like, topographic map of the Alps, wrinkled.

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I'm with @inkycatz. Wrinkles just give it character...or that's what I tell myself when I look in the mirror.

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Those laundry steamer balls that look like under water contact mines work wonders on wrinkly clothes (especially t-shirts). They only take a few mins and they work well. Steam in general seems to work the best (either a steamer ball or a garment steamer). Pretty quick and efficient.

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I usually throw them on a coat hanger & put them in the bathroom when I take my next shower. That is pretty easy on them & gets rid of most wrinkles.

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Wow, am I really the only one who will iron any wrinkle out of any article of clothing? Heck, I'll even iron my socks if they're bad enough.

There must be something wrong with me...

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Joke answer: Tell my wife she's slacking

Real Answer (Since I don't like getting punched in the face by my wife): sprinkle a little water on it and throw it in the dryer for like 3 minutes. It's fresh and wrinkle free.

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If no one is taking a shower in the next few minutes, I turn it inside out, slide it on a hanger, spritz it with the bottle of water I use on the kid's bed head, and the hit it with a hair dryer for a minute or two. The hanger allows you to help shake out the wrinkles as you dry it, and the inside out is to protect the printing on the Woot shirt. The resident 12 year old prefers Woot shirts, and has not quite grasped the whole putting away laundry bit, so this is a life skill we are working on for his college years.

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Your t-shirt wrinkles don't just work their way out? Mine seem to.

Of course, I also am pretty good about putting away my clothes the same day I wash and dry them, so I don't have a lot of wrinkly t-shirts.

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@klozitshoper: Nah, I don't let any kind of wrinkles bother me. I've learned it's not worth the time or effort.

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Wear wrinkled or use this

I refuse to iron a t-shirt.

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If I don't have another shirt at hand or I really want to wear that shirt I throw it on wrinkled, usually the wrinkles work themselves out pretty quickly.

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@kmeltzer: Oooo..that would be really cool if you had a shirt with a map of the Alps on it. It could be a topograhpical map without even meaning to be one! Of course, you'd have to make sure that the wrinkles were in the right place...or it could be a topographical map of bizzaro world where the Alps are really the low points and the oceans are up on top of the mountains!

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@gt0163c: I bet the wrinkles wouldn't have to match, since few would get close enough to check it.

But, maybe there is an idea here. Just a line of shirts that are of topographical maps of various places, real and fake. And, when they get wrinkled, it's simply a way to have them "textured". People would be encouraged to not fold them after laundering. I think it would be a hit with the college kids.

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There have been mornings in which it's get-up-and-go, whatever shirt I was sleeping in and all. Wrinkled? I don't care! Besides, the usual irony of a woot shirt helps out fine enough. ^_^

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I don't know.... My wife always takes care of them. I guess she takes them to the cleaners or maybe she irons them. That's why I always shower her with gifts from Woot. So I don't have to do anything with a wrinkled shirt.

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Our clean outerwear gets folded/hung up as soon as the wash/dry cycle is completed. No wrinkles that way. Occasionally an extra 10 minute trip through the dryer takes place immediately before wearing.

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I throw it on, then add a jacket; the sweat from the jacket, shirt, and 1/2 mile to the bus stop steams the wrinkles out by the time I get where I'm going.

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@kmeltzer: Excellent idea, but why stop at just t-shirts? There could be a whole line of topo map clothing: dress shirts that you're supposed to leave wrinkled! Jackets that it doesn't matter if you just ball them up and toss them in the back seat of your car for three days, cause, woo-hoo! more topographicalness! Topo map pants and shorts wouldn't be quite my cup of tea. But I'm sure there are people out there who wouldn't mind if someone is staring at the area below their belt trying to figure out if the San Fernando Valley really is supposed to be more wavy than the area around Mt Saint Helens.
I think we may have the next big fashion trend on our hands here!

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What's an iron? I don't iron any of my clothes! Sometimes when I'm sewing something though I'll dig it out to iron out wrinkles before I make something (that has to look perfect, lol).

If it was really bad, I'd just not wear it out...otherwise, I'm putting it on, the wrinkles will work themselves out. :)