Lint Cthulhu

Ok, gross.

I previously posted about how much I liked the sticker on the drier in my basement. It guaranteed poor results if one didn’t keep the lint trap clean.

Tonight I was dismayed to find that my clothes were still damp after an hour in the drier. I gazed at the admonishing sticker. Clean the screen, it said. I took out the screen and verified that I had indeed cleaned it. It was when I put it back in that I noticed it was not quite sitting back down where it belonged.

Curious, I investigated. There was certainly some stuff down there. Actually, there seemed to be quite a bit of stuff. I found a dowel lying around and started digging…

… fifteen minutes later I’ve got this pile:

Frankly I’m surprised the thing worked at all.

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