Lose Your TV Remote? 50 Percent Chance It's in Your Sofa

Four percent of lost remotes are found in the fridge/freezer.
Four percent of lost remotes are found in the fridge/freezer. (Image credit: Credit: Raven3k | sxc.hu)

According to Logitech, makers of computer peripheral accessories and remote controls, the average American has four remotes in their living room. With all those clickers floating around, there's a good chance that you've lost track of one (or two) of them.

Well, good news. Logitech's recent "Global Remote Control Trends Study" reveals that there's a nearly 50 percent chance that it's stuck between your sofa cushions. Here's the breakdown of where people lose their remotes:

  • 49 percent found the remote in the couch
  • 8 percent found it in the bathroom
  • 8 percent in a dresser drawer
  • 4 percent in the fridge/freezer
  • 2 percent have found the remote outside or all the way out in the car

This article was provided by Life’s Little Mysteries, a sister site to LiveScience.com.

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