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Old 24th December 2016, 12:42   #16
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The tissue box in my car needs to be often replenished. Its very handy to dispose gum which aye often chew; or to wipe of the crap when you park under a tree; which seems seemingly every other day. I also keep some tissues in my pocket to wipe those glasses before i have chai from the tapri. So, tissues are a must; not on the rear parcel tray but close at reach. And yes; you need them too when you or someone travelling with you ponder and become too emotional😊😊
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I always had a tissue box in my Swift; not so in the Palio! The tissue box is immensely helpful when you have babies / kids travelling with you. Once my niece puked in the car on the way and we almost extinguished a full tissue box to clean it up. Am not saying a towel can't do the job, but this is far more versatile, if you ask me.
  • When I drive alone, I some times take snacks and I can clean cipe my hands easily.
  • After giving the car for a service, the A$$ guys spray polish on the steering / dash which later proves sticky on the hands, can be cleaned
  • Cleaning sweat / grime from your face
  • A quick wipe when you spill something in the car
  • Keep it as a temporary dust bin on travel without having to open the windows too often (eating Oranges)
And I always keep the box on top of the dashboard where I can access it. Never on the rear parcel tray. And it's stuck with a 3M double sided tape so that it doesn't move around. I initially had it left free which meant it traveled all over the dash and also left the box color on top of the dashboard. Once it was stuck, it was placed strategically without any movement at all!

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I use one of these

Its the most convenient location

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That's a beautiful one, is it available online. Could you provide a link if so, please?

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I filter the stuff that goes into the glove compartment and manage to fit the tissue box comfortably in there making it easily accessible.
Heck, I even have a dedicated slot in the center armrest for a sanitizer in my car, so I personally feel the box of tissues is a mere basic OCD practice than herd mentality.

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That's a beautiful one, is it available online. Could you provide a link if so, please?
Here you go.

http://www.amazon.in/Hokipo-Sun-Viso...sue+box+holder

http://www.amazon.in/Lifestyle-You-T...sue+box+holder
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I use them regularly, always in AC leaves kind of oil on my face and I sweat a lot on my plams it doesn't matter what temperature. No tissue = awkward hand shakes after I get out of car.

I wouldn't call it herd mentality, Poor choice of words my friend.
My intention was not to hurt anyone with the choice of words and perhaps I have seen numerous folks who just for the sake of keeping a tissue box keep them in their respective vehicles. If the use of these were of such paramount importance, then it shouldn't have been kept on the rear parcel tray. Other bhpians have rightly mentioned in their posts about keeping the tissues or facial wipes within their reach for use. At times during rainy days I have found the tissue ply useful in wiping beads of water on ORVMs.
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Old 24th December 2016, 21:05   #21
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I also always have a box that I use regularly. Its usually kept in the seatback pocket of the passenger so I can reach it easily. Mainly for my allergic cold (due to dust of all things) and also for soaking and wiping off bird bombs with ONR. No way am I going to use a microfiber for that and bring it back into the car. Also use it for claning the dipstick while checking oil and various other things.
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there might be vehicle owners who will be using these tissues to the best of their utility, but mostly I haven't seen any use of these.
Want to ask you when did you start getting this thought? I had the same thought few days ago & was wondering everyone was like a sheep!! And not to mention everyone has the same brand - PREMIER!! Looks like premier tissues have cast spell on most people

I never followed the herd, but was wondering if there were any benefits to it; however, we always have wet tissues as part of our travel, not like permanent fixation in the car. And the wet tissues are hardly used, say 4 towels in a trip or so.

Besides this, I have a large towel always in the car which is more of multi purpose usage & hardly used for wiping sweat.
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Want to ask you when did you start getting this thought? I had the same thought few days ago & was wondering everyone was like a sheep!! And not to mention everyone has the same brand - PREMIER!! Looks like premier tissues have cast spell on most people
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I had this thing in my mind going on for several months and after seeing the thread on how to dispose used helmet, I thought of starting this thread. And you have hit the nail on its head with regards to the brand Premier! I keep a wet tissue set at my workstation as I usually ride on my Unicorn to reach there and it is very handy to clean the dust and oil from face. Frankly if you have a habit of eating while on move and kids travel with you regularly, then you can certainly use the tissue box.
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Yes, that's what it is. I have a kid in my car and that is where the tissues come in handy. He would either be chewing some gum and needs to discard it or drinking something or eating something and that is where I look out for tissues in the car. Other than that I keep a hand towel too just in case.
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My primary use over the years has been when I have a runny nose. Other than that, with kids in the car, not only do I carry these face tissues, but also a roll of paper towels in the trunk (along with some polythene bags to be used as trash bags). Never know when you might need them. They have come in handy more than once; when a kid gets sick in the car, you need something tougher than a face tissue for cleanup . As for tissues, I like the ones slicvic suggested. Nice form factor. Thinking of a DIY approach to make something like that.
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Herd mentality is not in keeping the tissues in the car, but keeping it on the rear parcel tray where it is difficult to access for a lone driver. I have never understood the concept of keeping it on the rear deck. What I do is to keep a few tissues in the box under the armrest. Even with A/C on, the tissue is useful for various other emergencies.
Absolutely correct. Keen observation.
It only makes sense to keep the tissue box on the parcel tray if one has a driver and sits on the rear seat.

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Frankly if you have a habit of eating while on move and kids travel with you regularly, then you can certainly use the tissue box.
We seldom have this habit & I always advice people from eating when moving; may be a light snack occasionally, but I have a big towel + wet tissues which works much cleaner & easier than Premier
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The tissue box came in very handy when I had to take a dump when out in the car very early one morning. I had no other supplies in the car other than a tyre repair kit.
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I felt the premier was not worth it and decided to buy johnson ans johnson baby wet wipes with the re-sealable cover. Bought one and it complimented the PREMIER tissues. Useful, when others eat stuff in your car and you just want a tissue handy. Don's skimp on their usage and use them as and when needed. For some reason, when my sister enters the car, for a longish drive, the tissue box just empties in half.
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I am not sure if this is the most cogent reasoning, but anyway, the reason you have to keep a tissue box is that - you will hate yourself for not having one when you need it.
And when you need a tissue paper, you desperately need it, whatever might be its usecase at that particular moment!
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