The best part of this whole story is that it cost me $2.00 and a half hour of my time. SERIOUSLY.
First things first. Visit your local Dollar Tree pronto and get yourself as many of these little lid traps as you think you may need.
I know it's scary. I know that feeling of getting ready to open that cupboard and waiting for lids to attack. Try to be brave and let them! Pull the rest of them out along with all of the bowls, and take a few minutes to make sure every single one has a match. If it doesn't, TOSS IT. Don't worry about finding the match later, get rid of the thing for I am quite certain it ran away with one of your socks.
See they are harmless really. They don't like being trapped but they at least have each other. Every bowl has a lid and the lids can't go running around with the socks anymore. TOUGH.
Now go forth and conquer! (and don't forget the to learn that theme song!)
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