Most Innocuous Nail Breaking Task

Nail care, nail problems, and the use of nails in playing the classical guitar.
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slidika
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Re: Most Innocuous Nail Breaking Task

Post by slidika » Wed Jul 11, 2018 7:32 pm

Playing frisbee golf. I have to throw left-handed (awkward as all get-out) as otherwise my RH nails suffer greatly.
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Jason
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Re: Most Innocuous Nail Breaking Task

Post by Jason » Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:29 pm

Doing yardwork, or wrestling with my dog.
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GuidoGitarist
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Re: Most Innocuous Nail Breaking Task

Post by GuidoGitarist » Fri Jul 13, 2018 10:03 am

When i was rubbing my hands against each other when it was cold, my pinky nail broke in half when I accidentily struck a bit of callus on my hand :chaud: thanks pull ups in the gym for that :cry:
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ElRay
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Re: Most Innocuous Nail Breaking Task

Post by ElRay » Fri Jul 13, 2018 7:42 pm

Maybe not totally innocuous, but definitely ironic:

Fileing a rough edge before it caught in something and tore.

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Re: Most Innocuous Nail Breaking Task

Post by mcote » Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:59 pm

I was taking wet laundry out of the washing machine, and you know how the washer drum has all these holes so that water can escape during the spin cycle. Well, I caught just the corner of my right thumbnail in one of the holes, and took off just the bit that I actually use to pluck the string. It was still attached by a thread and I was able to do a repair job that lasted until it grew out. I should make a long list of innocuous tasks that seem to always take a toll on the right thumbnail. Right now it's a disaster.

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Re: Most Innocuous Nail Breaking Task

Post by Staffan Strömberg » Wed Aug 22, 2018 9:11 pm

Perhaps not innocuous, but I always seem to ruin my nails when I'm out windsurfing. Do nails get weaker when they're wet?

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