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Old Apr 30th 2012, 8:36 am   #31
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I like the high-level cisterns. We had the original 1920's ones in our old house, still worked fine
That smiley looks like he's pulling the chain on one of those old 1920's bogs.
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Old Apr 30th 2012, 7:23 pm   #32
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I still can't work out why the urinals are full of water. It's already liquid, it doesn't need any extra help!
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I really don't get the dimensions of the soil tube. Even my kids can block the bog with reasonably normal logs.
I guess that just means your average American is not so full of shit, as the average Brit.
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Who would be?
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I like cracking off a big fart guff when someone is in the trap next to me. I have had compliments from colleagues, something to break the ice so to speak....
Got myself barred from the bathroom at work for that hahaha

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Screw that. The main problem with american toilets is that the average arsehole-to-waterline distance is far too short, resulting in much more likelihood of splashback than you'd ever get on a properly calibrated Armitage Shanks number.
Ever had to stand up to get it out??
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Old May 1st 2012, 5:22 pm   #36
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I still can't work out why the urinals are full of water. It's already liquid, it doesn't need any extra help!
Its the green mints I love.

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Got myself barred from the bathroom at work for that hahaha
What'd you use then, a recycling bin?
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What'd you use then, a recycling bin?
Take no notice - he's an idiot.
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Old May 1st 2012, 6:24 pm   #38
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and while we're talking 'bout toilets, what about toilet paper over here! It's crap (not literally), thin and generally useless.
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and while we're talking 'bout toilets, what about toilet paper over here! It's crap (not literally), thin and generally useless.
It rots down real fast in the septic tank compared to 'UK' style paper. I think thats why its so popular. Unless folk just like the smell of poo on the fingers..
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It rots down real fast in the septic tank compared to 'UK' style paper. I think thats why its so popular. Unless folk just like the smell of poo on the fingers..


Ah right, guess the septic tank thing explains it!
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and while we're talking 'bout toilets, what about toilet paper over here! It's crap (not literally), thin and generally useless.
When I moved into this house there was a roll left behind, single ply stuff, quite nasty. But I bought Charmin Ultra Soft and it's fine.

Since the thread is a bit shitty, on the same theme, last night I had one of those blue raspberry icee things from the cinema. It affects your stool colour... alarmed me somewhat until I googled it. God knows that they used to colour the ice - I'm sure I've had blue in the UK without any such issues!
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Limeade in the UK would turn my pee green. Not pea green though.
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When I moved into this house there was a roll left behind, single ply stuff, quite nasty. But I bought Charmin Ultra Soft and it's fine.

Since the thread is a bit shitty, on the same theme, last night I had one of those blue raspberry icee things from the cinema. It affects your stool colour... alarmed me somewhat until I googled it. God knows that they used to colour the ice - I'm sure I've had blue in the UK without any such issues!
Had the same thing happen with a blueberry sno-cone.
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I guess that just means your average American is not so full of shit, as the average Brit.
Nope. all my American friends constantly block their loos too so we are all full of crap!
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Seen the waterless urinals yet?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urinal#Waterless_urinals
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