POAS vs Dipping

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Dip or POAS

Dip
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POAS
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9%
Doesn't matter either way
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POAS vs Dipping

Postby varkjie » Tue Jul 21, 2009 10:01 am

What do you think is better dipping a FRER or POAS?

In reference to HPT's you can actually pee on not IC's as those you have to dip.
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Postby Miles » Tue Jul 21, 2009 10:08 am

I dip all of mine. One thing I have noticed with FERE and Answer is that they say if you dip it you should dip it for only 5 secs. With my first Answer with this pregnancy, I dipped it until it started to come across. I had a nice line didnt need to squint nothing. I did another one that came with the one dipped it again but only 5 secs this time because I didnt read the instructions before, it took forever to start working and the line was so faint you wouldnt think it was positive. So I noticed with dipping some they may not get enough urine.
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Postby sapphiresmagik » Tue Jul 21, 2009 10:28 am

If you dip it in a cup or pee on it and it crosses the window to show a control line, there IS enough urine on it...if it gets stuck and does not cross then you know its not wet enough.
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Postby ThinkInPink » Tue Jul 21, 2009 10:36 am

NAK-

I said dip because you have more control in getting the wick wet, where in POAS you just pray like hell you make the mark and get it wet enough, without saturating your hand, or the part of the stick you hold! :o
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Postby Lisa79 » Tue Jul 21, 2009 10:49 am

Either or......
I get pee on myself with both... SIGH! rofl :oops:
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Postby tatuchick4u2c » Tue Jul 21, 2009 12:06 pm

lisa~ me too lol

I say dip though cause at least that way you can control what hits the wick!!
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Postby stefanielynn » Tue Jul 21, 2009 12:15 pm

I also dip. That way I KNOW I'm getting it on there, I can add more if I don't do it long enough the first time, and when I'm really obsessed, I can use the same pee for more than one test. :wink:
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Postby mommaspeck » Tue Jul 21, 2009 12:25 pm

I am a dipper.....that way I can ensure I have enough pee before I 'waste' a test!!!!
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Postby Hope2B » Tue Jul 21, 2009 1:18 pm

Yep, i'm also a dipper. :D
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Postby mrs_lurker » Tue Jul 21, 2009 1:51 pm

I dip, because sometimes I don't aim well enough for the stick. :oops:
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Postby jessesgirl678 » Tue Jul 21, 2009 4:40 pm

dipper here as well :D
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Postby sherry06 » Wed Jul 22, 2009 3:47 am

DIP ALL THE WAY:) sherry
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Postby nikkijames » Wed Jul 22, 2009 5:53 am

I'm too lazy to get a cup, pee in it, have a gross cup lying around, so yeah, I just poas LOL
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Postby wifeymaeg » Wed Jul 22, 2009 6:49 am

I've always dipped. I just kept a cup under the sink. After I finished with the pee (after I used a few thousand tests with it lol) I'd just dump it in the potty and wash it out in the bathroom sink. That way nobody would accidentally use it but it was still clean.

After I realized this was a sticky bean I bleached the heck out of the cup and put it away. I still giggle when I use it lol.
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Postby Hope2B » Wed Jul 22, 2009 7:57 am

I just use the disposable paper mouthwash cups we keep on the sink. That way I can just chuck it right after. And by chuck it, I mean recycle...of course, lol. :wink:
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