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What are some things that you keep in multiple locations?

Asked by Brian1946 (27077points) 1 month ago

E.g., I keep separate pairs of reading glasses next to my desktop PC, TV chair, couch (bed), in my laundry room, bathroom, car, and travel bag.

What are some of your stowage places?

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canidmajor's avatar

Ha! This question resonates with me in the silliest of ways.
Reading glasses: literally at least a dozen in various strengths around the house.
Little LED flashlights in every room, just because.
Little pocketknives in at least three locations.
A couple of hairbrushes around, especially now that my hair is stupidly long thanks to the pandemic, along with various barrettes and ties.

Tropical_Willie's avatar

Sunglasses one pair in both of my cars.

jca2's avatar

Eyeglasses, at home in the dresser drawer and at the bedside. At work in my desk drawer. One in a spare emergency bag in the car.

Toothbrushes – at home, at work in the desk drawer, in the emergency bag in the car, new one in the glove compartment.

Face masks – at home in multiple spots, in the car behind the visor, in my handbag.

I have some spare packets of artificial sweetener in my handbag, in case I am somewhere and there is none, or if I pick up a cup of coffee and forget sweetener.

Deodorant, toiletries and spare clothes are in an emergency bag in my car, in case I get stuck somewhere or stay overnight somewhere and forget something.

Mimishu1995's avatar

When I was still at school I kept three sets of stationary in two separate bags and on my desk. One for school, one for my cram classes, and the other at home. The idea was that I didn’t have to reach out for my stuff each time I went somewhere, as I could forget them very easily.

Now I have two sets instead of three. Still with the same intention.

Jeruba's avatar

Cash. Many. Think squirrels.

Also boxes of tissues. Hayfever all my life. So, there’s one within close reach in every room and also some in my pocket, purse, and car.

janbb's avatar

Toilet paper in every bathroom.

Call_Me_Jay's avatar

Reading glasses are big for me, too. They’re cheap. I have them everywhere.

All my important computer files are also saved in multiple places, local on my machines and in the cloud.

anniereborn's avatar

On both floors: reading glasses, back scratcher, blankets, pillows. In all rooms but the bathroom: kleenex and pens. Hair ties and clips under and around everywhere possible.

Love_my_doggie's avatar

Scissors
Tape
Letter openers
Staples
Binder clips
Pens and pencils
Flashlights
Keys to both cars

It’s inconvenient when these items are needed but aren’t close at hand.

Strauss's avatar

Screwdrivers (Philips and flathead)
Pliers
Pocket knife/multi-tool
Phone charger
Musical keyboards (at least one on each level)

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