questionshow do you get stains out of black and white…

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I use Clorox Oxi Magic in the spray bottle, gets out just about everything I've ever tried it on.

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Oxy Clean. It won't harm the black part much or at all. It probably won't take it back to where it was, but at least they won't be brown any more.

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For my kids' stuff (mud & grass stains, mostly) I use Shout Advanced Gel. If I use it while the stains are semi-fresh (within a day) and then launder sometime over the next few days, it usually gets all the stains out. For greasy stuff, I use the aerosol-type can formula and have had good luck with it. Of course, some stains never come out no matter what I do. Those stains are usually on my Woot shirts or the kids' dress clothes.

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I'd try OxyClean or something that Rockin' Green makes. I had some shirts with some really bad deodorant burns that NOTHING worked on. Gave RG a try and it worked like a charm. Shirts felt brand new.

They have a bunch of different detergents for various purposes, so I'd check out their website and see if you can take a stab at which one will work best for you. If you're unsure, e-mail them. Really good customer service. They also have sample packs, so if you only need it once or you're unconvinced, you can try it on the cheap.

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If you don't mind me asking, why are you so concerned over a pair of underwear? Unless it's some $50+ designer piece I would just toss them in a corner of your drawer reserved for the next macho man contest.

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Oh the irony!
I participated in a grueling contest of strength, stamina
How do I clean my dainties?

j5 j5
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You could just dye them to be all black.

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I have had good luck with clorox 2 colour safe stain fighter (not at home so can't guarantee that is the exact name). Pour some detergent right on the clothing, rub it in, then let it soak for a bit before throwing it in the wash.
However, on a similar note, I have done some mud runs and I believe that the level of dirty that you get from those is insurmountable by any level of cleaning. I usually wear a pair of shorts with some white trim that have gotten more and more brown every run they go through.

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@eraten: Haha, you're close. They weren't quite $50, but the design is no longer for sale. Yeah, even if they're not salvageable I'll still wear them. I never wear white, so this was a surprise.

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@j5: Hahaha. I recognize the silliness of my question.

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@wilfbrim: Thanks, this is the kind of answer I was looking for. Don't want to damage the black...

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+1 for Shout Advanced Gel Between that and Oxy clean it gets just about everything.

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@thedogma: Thanks! I'll check out Rockin' Green.

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@bindsocket: Thanks, I'll check this one out as well. I didn't forsee the white getting stained. I'll have to keep this in mind for next time.

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@lmensor: Hmm OK. I'll check this out too.

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@meandsecoya: Sadly I've let this stuff sit for 2-3 weeks now. Hopefully something here will work. I'll look into your product as well.

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@lumpthar: I'll dye them black if nothing here works.

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I use Resolve by Spray-N-Wash. It has served me well through 3 children.