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5 second rule

Do you live by this rule...or if it hits the ground is it automatic trash in your house? I am speaking of food just to clarify.


Asked by salexander at 11:28 AM on Jan. 22, 2009 in Just for Fun

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Answers (14)
  • depends on who's getting it if it is mine or the babies it goes in the trash anyone else well they didn't see it hit the floor so. what they don't know won't hurt them lol

    Answer by jodi205 at 11:48 AM on Jan. 22, 2009

  • Depends on what it is. If it's something hard and dry that you can blow off or wash off, it's a keeper. If it's something that's wet or soft, it goes in the trash.
    And, it depends on where it fell.

    Answer by BlessedMommy64 at 11:30 AM on Jan. 22, 2009

  • If it is wet type food it goes in the trash right away. If it is hard surface type food, the 5 second rule applies.


    Answer by louise2 at 11:32 AM on Jan. 22, 2009

  • yepp i live by this rule unless its somewhere nasty. we breathe in alot worse throughout the day :)

    Answer by krazyash023 at 11:32 AM on Jan. 22, 2009

  • Yes, I am a 5 second rule kind of girl, unless it is a wet type food like louise2!


    Answer by Navymama at 11:34 AM on Jan. 22, 2009

  • Yes. No stomache viruses in my home.....

    Answer by jareda69 at 11:35 AM on Jan. 22, 2009

  • depends on how dirty the floor is that day

    Answer by happydancemom at 11:50 AM on Jan. 22, 2009

  • jodi205- That is so funny I almost laughed out my sandwich!
    As for the questions it depends on the food and how clean the floor is that day but generally yeah 5 second rule is good!

    Answer by goaliemom93 at 11:57 AM on Jan. 22, 2009

  • It depends on 1. where it fell- anywhere near the garbage can NOPE and 2. who is eating it, if it is me or my son ummm...maybe (depending on what it is, wet or dry) if it is my husband yes he is eating it

    Answer by CarieP at 11:58 AM on Jan. 22, 2009

  • i just give it to me dogs thats my 5 min rule

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:11 PM on Jan. 22, 2009