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Old Nov 30th 2019, 2:55 am
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Originally Posted by Shard
Wouldn't whomever is wrestling with him just want to get far away as soon as he sees the suicide vest?
I would have thought so. There are some good videos doing the rounds this morning of 4 guys bringing him down with a fire extinguisher and a 7' narwhal tusk. One of them a Polish immigrant. Bloody poles, coming over here and tacking our terrorists.
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Originally Posted by Danny B
I would have thought so. There are some good videos doing the rounds this morning of 4 guys bringing him down with a fire extinguisher and a 7' narwhal tusk. One of them a Polish immigrant. Bloody poles, coming over here and tacking our terrorists.
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Originally Posted by Danny B
I would have thought so. There are some good videos doing the rounds this morning of 4 guys bringing him down with a fire extinguisher and a 7' narwhal tusk. One of them a Polish immigrant. Bloody poles, coming over here and tacking our terrorists.
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Old Nov 30th 2019, 7:00 am
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Originally Posted by Danny B
One of them a Polish immigrant.
Was his name Walter?

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Did they have static electricitiy in the old days?
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Did they have static electricitiy in the old days?
No, it was always moving around.
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We are really behind the times in Canada. Not only is toilet paper other than white hard to come by, this morning I discovered that in addition to all the nice colours I remember in the UK, they now have scented toilet paper, including a Christmas one of mulled spice.
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Originally Posted by BristolUK
We are really behind the times in Canada. Not only is toilet paper other than white hard to come by, this morning I discovered that in addition to all the nice colours I remember in the UK, they now have scented toilet paper, including a Christmas one of mulled spice.
Really? I'm still using a wooden stick.

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Seems we can be in Canada. There was a company selling some colors of toilet paper in Wal-Mart a couple years ago (not sure if they still do) but the price was a bit high for what you were getting and not a good value.

I know in the US toilet paper in various colors was around from the middle 1950's until middle 1980's, seems one of the biggest reasons for the decline is change in bathroom design and decor, pastel and colorful bathrooms lost popularity into the 1980's.

I wonder if Canada was like that as well.

Originally Posted by BristolUK
We are really behind the times in Canada. Not only is toilet paper other than white hard to come by, this morning I discovered that in addition to all the nice colours I remember in the UK, they now have scented toilet paper, including a Christmas one of mulled spice.
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Originally Posted by dave_j
Really? I'm still using a wooden stick.
Well that explains a lot

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Old Dec 1st 2019, 7:33 am
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Well that explains a lot
Doesn't it
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Old Dec 1st 2019, 10:35 am
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Originally Posted by dave_j
Really? I'm still using a wooden stick.
Is that a variation on the constipated mathemetician way of achieving a cleansing?

Spoiler:
works it out with a pencil


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Originally Posted by Jsmth321

I know in the US toilet paper in various colors was around from the middle 1950's until middle 1980's, seems one of the biggest reasons for the decline is change in bathroom design and decor, pastel and colorful bathrooms lost popularity into the 1980's.

I wonder if Canada was like that as well.
I'd really worry about someone who bought coloured toilet paper to match their bathroom
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Originally Posted by BristolUK
We are really behind the times in Canada. Not only is toilet paper other than white hard to come by, this morning I discovered that in addition to all the nice colours I remember in the UK, they now have scented toilet paper, including a Christmas one of mulled spice.
Black Toilet Paper-Renova

Charmin Introduces Chamomile Scented Toilet Paper http://www.naylornetwork.com/ppi-otw...&issueID=39252


Or if you feel like splashing the cash - Alibaba has some patterned toilet paper https://www.alibaba.com/showroom/pat...aper-roll.html - including Christmas



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Old Dec 1st 2019, 11:37 am
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Originally Posted by Siouxie
Charmin Introduces Chamomile Scented Toilet Paper
Paper making is highly energy intensive. One review indicates " The pulp, paper and printing sector accounted for 5.6% of industrial energy consumption in 2014" https://www.iea.org/etp/tracking2017/pulpandpaper/
So.. a strong case could be made for abolishing toilet paper and other paper based hygiene products altogether and reverting to using other methods used successfully in the past.
Other means are readily available for this specific task, eg a sponge, but how many green climate change warriors would themselves use one? It's not something I've heard suggested by anyone, am I the first?
You see, this is a simple and easily accomplished act that nearly everyone could adopt and it would help save the planet. It would reduce CO2 emissions, save money, save trees and thereby generate O2 etc. etc.
So how about it. Who's for joining me in the stick and sponge brigade?


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