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5 sec rule yes or no?

Or maybe it depends on where dropped.


Asked by Raindew at 12:21 PM on Dec. 1, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • Sometimes. It depends on what food is dropped and where it landed. If it's out in public or outside, then no. If it's in my home or in my car, then probably. My husband puts the five second rule into full force. lol. He says a little dirt won't hurt.

    Answer by poptart0325 at 12:32 PM on Dec. 1, 2010

  • In public, no way.
    At home, 5 second rule is on full force.

    Answer by Orionsgirl at 12:22 PM on Dec. 1, 2010

  • i guess it does depend on where it was dropped, and even the kind of food it was too.
    generally, yes we do the 5 second rule...or longer!

    Answer by happy2bmom25 at 12:22 PM on Dec. 1, 2010

  • yes, but not in public!!

    Answer by skittles1108 at 12:25 PM on Dec. 1, 2010

  • It depends on what food it was, and when and how I last cleaned the floor. Carpet? No way. Too many germs and probably a dog hair or two. If it was on the tile or hardwood and I mopped it with the steam mop in the last 48 hours, sure.

    Answer by twin_mommy at 12:27 PM on Dec. 1, 2010

  • Only at home. It also depends on when I mopped last.

    Answer by arenad at 12:31 PM on Dec. 1, 2010

  • YES!!!

    Answer by 2tinyhineys at 12:33 PM on Dec. 1, 2010

  • sometimes. if its dropped in my house, my moms house, my mils house, any families house then yes. other wise probably not.

    Answer by okmanders at 12:35 PM on Dec. 1, 2010

  • I used to follow this at home, but after watching an episode of Mythbusters, there's no way.

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 12:34 PM on Dec. 1, 2010

  • Most likely depending on what kind of food and where it was dropped.

    Answer by bellsandheels at 12:51 PM on Dec. 1, 2010