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How many uses does a shower curtain have? I'll go first.

1. as a shower curtain (Main purpose)
2. cut it into strips and crochet a mat or purse
3. as a tablecloth while camping
4. as a tarp
5. as a poncho
6. as a privacy curtain
7. hang as a windblock
8. lay flat between blankets for extra warmth
9. line your truck bed
10. fold over a pole and use as a pup tent
11. short term water protection for firewood or anything else you want to keep dry
12. tape over a broken window
13. wad up and stuff in a hole in wall to keep cold air out
14. wrap around a dead animal/human for primitive burial
15. as a drop cloth for painting
16. as a drop cloth under a high chair (if you have a messy baby)

What else can we think of? I know a shower curtain isn't as sturdy as a real tarp, but I'd like to think outside the box. How else could we use a shower curtain in a pinch?
 

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As a rain catch or evaporation catch.

As a crawfish trap

As a bird catcher

Re-upholster dining room chairs (did this once--worked great!)
 

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you could, in a pinch, use it to cut out protective covers for cloth diapers, use it to hang food in a tree and perhaps use it to seal windows and doors with duct tape
 

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collecting fallen nuts or fruits from trees, water proofing for buried preps, with the flower print design my mom has on hers, it could be used as camoflage in an arboretum
 
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Could be cut and sewn into clothes... might not be too attractive but at least it would be waterproof!

Could be used as a weed barrier in a garden.
 

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Evaporation still, cut squares out in a grid pattern to make a net to catch birds, used to damn up water in a creek or pond, tucked into the roof of a lean-to to make waterproof. Too many uses really.
 

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Bundle it up and use it as a ginormous waterproof hobo bag

Cover up your firewood if it looks like it's gonna rain (or morning dew is an issue)

Use to drag large items/animals/injured persons back to camp
 

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Use it as a clean surface to butcher out an animal on.
Use it as a shroud to bury a body.
Cut and sew it into buckets for hauling water (yes, it will leak a bit, but if you sew it right, it won't leak much)
 

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shade canopy

giftwrap, especially a pretty floral pattern

cut in strips to hold a bandage in place

halloween costume--go as a ghost

cut in strips to use as a makeshift rope

cut a big strip to use as a tie belt

wrap around your shoes as added protection against dampness or snow

tape a couple together and use as a slip n slide for the kids
 

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in front of a door for a room that is quarantined. If you create a small area of shower curtains so you can dress and undress from infected clothing. A shower curtain can be bleached also.
 

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Tie a knot in the ends, attach a length of strong rope to each end, fasten around a couple of adjacent trees to form a small hammock seat, or platform for storing things up off the ground. Should be loose enough to fold over your stuff to keep rain out.
 

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Tape up over windows/doors to seal off house
Load bulky items onto it and 'slide' load to new location
Put muddy boots/shoes on it when entering home
Cover berry bushes when there's that unexpected late Spring frost
 

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Also an adjustable shower curtain rod

with a internal spring can be used as a security brace for a door as a deterrent to someone that wants to break-in.
 

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I have used shower curtin once on my dog. He was sick and needed warmth so i took a shower curtin and put it over him with blankets and got under it with him. Body heat picked up real quick and it worked well.
 
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