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Old 25th December 2016, 17:38   #31
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For the past few years I have seen a number of cars wherein a tissue box will be kept in rarely used condition on parcel tray.
Tissue box or anything else for that matter; Anything that's on the parcel tray (read teddy bears, tigers, anacondas, caterpillars and even a suitcase) that can obstruct the rear view : I'd maintain a respectable distance from them

I know it's slightly off-topic though
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Been using cars regularly since 6 years now, and never have I kept anything on the parcel tray. Honestly I hate anything on that tray as it blocks my rear view which already is less in cars of today.

All basic stuff that I need will either be in the glove box or in the front door pads.

Plus I have observed in many cars (including my wife's K10) is the tissue box isn't at one place on the parcel tray. It keeps running around during the move. This distracts my attention when I sit as passenger too for a short while. Don't know how she manages.

Will be trying to make a jugaad to have it fixed in one place.

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Always have a box of tissues. Indispensable when you have a runny nose. Bird droppings on the wind screen, water spill when Junior takes a swig from his water bottle, foggy glasses etc.
But, definitely not on the parcel tray. Nothing ever goes there. Shouldn't. Period.
My box goes into the tray under the passenger seat (Tata Manza) . With a few in the front armrest box for quick access.
The survivor accessory looks good. Should give it a try.
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Will be trying to make a jugaad to have it fixed in one place.
No juggad required; this will help you to great extent & works damn cheaper - http://www.amazon.in/Double-sided-Fo...8-2093f72c8753
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Not only do I keep a tissue box in my car, but wet wipes are also a must.

That said, I h-a-t-e having anything in the cabin (see my interiors here, here & here) and am a stickler for keeping it uncluttered. Therefore, the more-frequently-used wet wipes are in the glovebox, while the less-frequently-used tissue box is in the boot.

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Old 26th December 2016, 12:35   #36
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With my 2 years old son around, tissue box is unavoidable. He just keep on spilling things inside the car. Though I keep it inside the glovebox. Nothing on the parcel tray.
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I have a tissue box but is surely in the glove box and not anywhere else. This has been of great help many a times where there is an unfortunate spill in the cabin and something that I want to clean urgently. Rest, I prefer to keep my cabin as uncluttered as possible.
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Don't like anything unsecured in the cabin. In case of an accident all those loose things in the cabin become projectiles and can seriously hurt you. So no decorative plastic tissue-boxes for me.

In general, I dislike the tissue-"boxes", but like the convenience offered by the tissues themselves. Again mostly I have seen very thin tissues in standard-issue tissue boxes (please excuse the tongue twister ) and I dislike those. They are practically useless. So I tend to buy good quality thick tissues (used in dinner parties etc) - something as close to good kitchen towels as possible - and keep a stack in the dashboard-top compartment of the XUV. I somehow like that location for storage. Very easy to access for me as well as the passenger-seat occupant.

The wet tissues are typically kept in the cooled box under the arm-rest. When you are covering Rajasthan in the middle of Summer (where's that rolling eyes smiley when you need it), those wet-wipes are almost life-savers.

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Agree with most of you guys here, keeping on the rear try actually defies the purpose.

For me tissue papers are needed on the dashboard, uses: typically to wipe sun-glasses, wipe hands after munchies. Kids need to wipe hands as they have a tendency to eat regularly in the car,running noses, dripping water bottles etc.

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I ve carried a hand kerchief as long as I remember and hence don't use tissues much.
Tissues kept in the rear tray of the car help only passengers.
A pack of wet wipes and hand sanitiser kept in the glove box or in the cooled box under the front armrest OR in the storage unit on top of the dashboard are a much more useful and accessible set of cleansing aids.
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Always carry one box, though not in the parcel tray or anywhere outside. Tissue box is always inside the glove box.

Why I have it always?
- To clean windsheild during any trip. Use cloth if the vehicle is in garage, but cleaning & drying cloth can be tough task while on any road trip. So tissue to the rescue.
- Wiping any spilled water or food.
- I am allergic to dust and keep requiring it once in a while
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Always tissue comes in handy during driving whether it is a daily commute or a long drive. I keep it in the glove box or inside the co-driver under seat enclosure.
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I use them regularly, always in AC leaves my face kind of oily and I sweat a lot on my palms - it doesn't matter what temperature.
If you sweat in the Ac, that means either you have your exhaust on or some window slightly open.

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