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Toilet hygiene

edited 28 June 2021 at 10:05AM in Praise, vent & warnings
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  • sherambersheramber Forumite
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    As a child our toilet didn't have a lid and sometimes didn't have a separate seat either so no problem with seat up ot seat down.

    Funny how we all survived unscathed.
  • DebranDebran Forumite
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    When you go abroad you sometimess find loos that don't even have a a seat, let alone a lid.  Moreover, in some places there is no pedestal - just a hole in  the floor. 

    For thousands of years the human race managed without loos and, although none of us would wish to go back to those days, do we need to "Get a life" as they say in modern parlance?
  • briskbeatsbriskbeats Forumite
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    I always put the lid down before I flush in public toilets, and it is always just a pee I have done.
    Most public toilets I have ever been in don’t have lids, just a seat that has usually been peed on by the previous user.
    A bit of loo roll wiped on the seat.

    Why so many public loos with auto flushes flush several times when doing your business? Then when you need it flushing, wave hand over the panel and it never flushes?
  • Le_KirkLe_Kirk Forumite
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    MalMonroe said:
    Thank you so much for a great laugh on a dull Monday afternoon. I love it!

    Oh, and I'm ALWAYS a lid down person, whether at home or away. Anything else is just not on. And as for public toilets *shudder* - I'd rather go behind a tree. .  
    I tried that once and someone shouted at me that I had gone behind the Ladies' tree!
  • Grumpy_chapGrumpy_chap Forumite
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    Tokmon said:

    Do you want the majority of TV programs banned?
    That could be a good outcome.

    Back on topic ,- the lavatories fitted with vacuum flush won't work at all if the lid is left up.
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