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As I open the double glass doors at the wash pub I am overwhelmed with all of

the noise. This place sounds more like a bar than a laundry mat. There is music playing,

beeping from the arcade games, a metal fan going, tumbling noises from the dryers, and

wet clothes being thrown around in the washers. I can barely keep my train of thought.

The humidity in the room made it very uncomfortable. The smell on the other hand is

great it smells so clean and warm. The room was filled with many different people.

There were college students, families, people that were by themselves, screaming babies

and a few senior citizens. The room is fairly large with dinghy white walls that have a

moldy green border running along the bottom. The floor is covered with white vinyl tiles

that have hints of blue in it and about twenty empty laundry baskets. You probably

would never notice the blue though due to hundreds of black scuffs and old dirty gum

that covered most of the floor. The ceiling looks very industrial much like one that

would be in a warehouse or factory. It is made up of tons of black metal pipes. To the

left of the front doors is a huge bulletin bored displaying a variety of signs advertising

everything from used cars to Avon products. There is also a gigantic world atlas on the

wall that is only partly visible because of the three arcade games standing in its way.

Hanging from the ceiling there is a t.v monitor playing the news. In front of the arcade

games is a round wooden table accompanied by two dark green plastic chairs and a coke

machine with a faint buzz. To the right of the doors there is a large window that can

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