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Where do the Tupperware tops go?

Asked by janbb (43565 points ) February 12th, 2012

I got plenty of bottoms, but very few tops are for me. Anyone have a theory as to where they go? (I suspect they run off with the rogue socks but I need proof; proof I tells ya!)

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TexasDude's avatar

To hell.

Michael_Huntington's avatar

It’s probably in the same unknown dimension where my socks, pens and sanity went.

Michael_Huntington's avatar

Shit, where’s my highlighter?

rebbel's avatar

Just this evening I missed a top.
I had some salad left over and wanted to place the top on it, but all I could find were three tops that were either too small or to big….
I don’t know, Jan.

Symbeline's avatar

I’m pretty sure that Stephen King wrote a short story about that once.

Jude's avatar

Hahahhaha! You should see my cupboard. I am down to 5 tops and probably a dozen bottoms.

Coloma's avatar

Beats me, I have a boatload of missing lids too and I always keep them all together. I even bought a bunch of new plastic containers about a year ago and some of those lids are missing. It’s the Lidstergeist. lol
I’ve lost my favorite bra today. I SWEAR I put it in the wash the other night, but, it is not anywhere to be found. WTF? lol

JilltheTooth's avatar

With Supermouse’s keys.

jrpowell's avatar

I can get drunk and piss on my sisters TV in the middle of the night and she laughs and makes me buy her a new TV.

I misplace one single piece of Tupperware and she goes onion on my ass.

jazmina88's avatar

I hate the tupperware drawer. :(

john65pennington's avatar

They roll, they hide, they play with our minds.

Our Tupperwar tops are in a round plastic trash can.

They cannot escape, they cannot hide and they do not play with our minds.

bkcunningham's avatar

The run away to the circus.

wilma's avatar

I think that they sneak out when it’s dark and hide under the dishwasher and stove. They hide there among the dust bunnies and small skittering cat toys.

tranquilsea's avatar

My hubby does a pretty good job of losing the whole container.

gailcalled's avatar

They’re hanging around with my right-hand leather gloves. I do have a magnificent collection of left-handed ones. (If anyone has right-handed ones, in black and in a size 7, let me know and we’ll have a prisoner exchange in neutral territory.)

tranquilsea's avatar

At my house we have a trice-a-decade ritual where we take all the tupperware, ziploc crap and rubbermaid out and play: match the lids with the containers. Any orphans get thrown out. It’s a family affair.

zenvelo's avatar

I think they run off to play with the frisbees.

downtide's avatar

Through the same wormhole as odd socks and the lids off ballpoint pens.

Seriously though, when I needed to fix a leak behind my washing machine, there was a whole nest of them back there.

Leanne1986's avatar

My problem seems to be, I have loads of tops and loads of bottoms but none of them seem to fit each other!!! How?

downtide's avatar

@Leanne1986 clearly that wormhole’s other end is in your house.

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