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View Poll Results: Should the flap of the toilet paper roll face the front or the back?
The front, definitely! 54 85.71%
The back, no question about it! 9 14.29%
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Old 17 Jul 2004, 09:13 AM   #46
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I like it facing the front actually, but am absolutely thrilled in my house if someone actually replaces the roll period. It is nearly always me, so if it ever (rarely) happens that someone else actually replaces it, then I am so delighted that I leave it -- not to offend or to diminish the amazing feat that they have performed!!

Talking of toilet seat, my husband and two sons are very *well-trained* never to leave any toilet seats up (luckily my mother-in-law had already *trained* my hubby!!) and, I am happy to say, my Euro friend (the Dutchman staying with us presently) has also been obviously trained in this important etiquette as well... he is the perfect houseguest!!





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Old 18 Jul 2004, 07:31 AM   #47
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Right Dantheman, I look forward to your"bung" buster. Hope it's not too much of a stink!

Susan, job well done....keep those seats down. Toilets have lids for a purpose, and not just for....you know what.



Now for the big question I've always wanted to ask.....Is toilet paper used all over the world, or do other cultures use different methods to gain that clean feeling?


Edwin, please don't lock this thread until I get an answer to my question. I'll get bored again if you do
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Old 18 Jul 2004, 07:46 AM   #48
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Edwin, please don't lock this thread until I get an answer to my question. I'll get bored again if you do
One comment: LOL
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Old 18 Jul 2004, 07:49 AM   #49
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I like it facing the front actually, but am absolutely thrilled in my house if someone actually replaces the roll period. It is nearly always me, so if it ever (rarely) happens that someone else actually replaces it, then I am so delighted that I leave it -- not to offend or to diminish the amazing feat that they have performed!!

Talking of toilet seat, my husband and two sons are very *well-trained* never to leave any toilet seats up (luckily my mother-in-law had already *trained* my hubby!!) and, I am happy to say, my Euro friend (the Dutchman staying with us presently) has also been obviously trained in this important etiquette as well... he is the perfect houseguest!!

Susan.
UhOh! ALERT! WARNING!! DANGER!!! Toilet seat police have infiltrated the forum.
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Old 18 Jul 2004, 07:51 AM   #50
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UhOh! ALERT! WARNING!! DANGER!!! Toilet seat police have infiltrated the forum.
lol Jeff I second you on this one

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Old 18 Jul 2004, 07:23 PM   #51
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I see that this thread is going down the pan!
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Old 18 Jul 2004, 07:40 PM   #52
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Not if you leave the lid closed!
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Old 18 Jul 2004, 08:01 PM   #53
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Not if you leave the lid closed!
That is another bad thing for us women getting up in the middle of the night to use the facilities Jeff!! (As can be leaving up the seat, when we are semi-conscious wandering in there at 3am as well!!) Susan.
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Old 18 Jul 2004, 08:22 PM   #54
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Léon Blois was a great specialist in this area we're discussing. Believe it was mostly when deaing with politics that he used the french "m" word.

Was wondering which one sounds dirtier...

The italian c doesn't sound that bad.
The french m a little bit worse.
But the english s really seems to make it come alive!
One of those few exceptions in Shakespeare's field it seems.

We still have one of those out houses in our parish and they still use it for the Annual Social. Two rooms for the ladies in one and two more for the gentlemen in another.

In the days of horse and buggie, wonder what they used before bathroom tissue?

Perhaps i should ask that Ken Jennings guy who's been winning on Jeopardy!
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Old 19 Jul 2004, 03:49 AM   #55
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It wasn't invented, they used to just "drop and plop"!

A link on the history of the toilet and toilet paper:

Toilet History

It's actually very interesting.
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Old 19 Jul 2004, 04:35 AM   #56
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It wasn't invented, they used to just "drop and plop"!

A link on the history of the toilet and toilet paper:

Toilet History

It's actually very interesting.
Guess that's how John must have made his name!
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Old 19 Jul 2004, 02:11 PM   #57
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That is another bad thing for us women getting up in the middle of the night to use the facilities Jeff!! (As can be leaving up the seat, when we are semi-conscious wandering in there at 3am as well!!) Susan.
At least closing the lid makes things fair, as it's equally inconvenient to both genders!
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Old 19 Jul 2004, 02:56 PM   #58
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At least closing the lid makes things fair, as it's equally inconvenient to both genders!
No matter how hard they try, equality can never be achieved in these matters!
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Old 19 Jul 2004, 03:11 PM   #59
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At least closing the lid makes things fair, as it's equally inconvenient to both genders!
Depends who gets up first in the middle of the night. It is better to leave it open and then there is no spills from either party.

While we are on the subject, when you have young children in the house, do you refrain from flushing after a night visit so as not to wake them up, or not?
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Old 19 Jul 2004, 04:00 PM   #60
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... when you have young children in the house, do you refrain from flushing after a night visit so as not to wake them up, or not?
My wife does. I don't. They don't seem to wake up even when I shout at them!
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