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What's the deal with this guy in the bathroom? (Public Bathroom Etiquette)

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by patrickBOOTH, Jul 11, 2011.

  1. sho'nuff

    sho'nuff Senior member

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    It would clearly tell him if it had been used in his absence - when the door is opened it will fall to the floor, most people probably do not pick it up from the floor, and certainly wouldn't replace it.
    How this benefits him, beyond some kind of fetish, I am not sure. Perhaps he only likes to use toilets he knows no one else has used and 'primes' several around the building every morning to guarantee he has a supply of un-violated cubicles for his use.
    Of course this presumes they are cleaned every night, or at least that there are enough cubicles to plausably get him through between cleanings.

    In old spy novels the protagonist would often stick a single hair using a bit of saliva between the door and door frame of their hotel room when they go out for a bit of espionage. If the hair has fallen they would know if someone had been in their room. Perhaps he is a rather clumsy John Le Carre fan.


    ding ding ding!!
     
  2. pebblegrain

    pebblegrain Senior member

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    ding ding ding!!

    Doesn't make sense though. pB said the same stall is re-done later in the same day. As you can see in one of his pics, there are 3 wads of paper in the same stall, from the same day. The stall has been used by others and the Wadsmith doesn't care.
     
  3. WhoKnewI

    WhoKnewI Senior member

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    this might be the best thread on sf.
     
  4. surfnbank

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    This is not only odd but a waste of trees.
     
  5. acidboy

    acidboy Senior member

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    its a secret society thing. i've seen the same exact thing in lion's club meetings.
     
  6. ysc

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    Doesn't make sense though. pB said the same stall is re-done later in the same day. As you can see in one of his pics, there are 3 wads of paper in the same stall, from the same day. The stall has been used by others and the Wadsmith doesn't care.

    I saw the picture of the three, I included that in my thoughts -
    I think the three wads of paper on the floor are from him using the stall three times. He opens the door, the paper falls, when he is done he puts a new wad in place. Someone who is weird enough about hygiene to try and ensure he is using a pristine toilet is not picking paper up off the floor.

    It is not 100% but it is the only explanation that comes close to logical for me.
     
  7. Redwoood

    Redwoood Senior member

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    maybe he cleans the seat in some elaborate fashion before he sits down.
    If he comes back and the paper is still there, he knows he doesn't have to clean the seat again.
     
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  8. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I am about to go into the bathroom guys. First time this morning, hopefully there is a message for me.

    I must say, in the past sometimes I will see that folded paper in the and I will push open the door and let it fall without even using the stall. Just to say, "You're really stupid, quit it you bastard."

    Stay tuned...
     
  9. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Just came back. Nothing. Could it be that the offender realizes he is being noticed and has scurried away for good?

    I think I might miss him now...
     
  10. bbaquiran

    bbaquiran Senior member

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    This thread is fascinating.

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  11. scientific

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    that's odd but fairly harmless. i'm pretty sure there's a guy on my floor who beats off at the urinal, either that or likes to shake his dick really violently. (heard this from a stall, multiple times.) not cool.
     
  12. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I know everybody has been eagerly awaiting a resolution. Alas, with Style Forum down yesterday I made more trips to the bathroom than normal, but nothing. Today I am going to check other bathrooms to see if he moved his neurosis elsewhere. Not only did no message appear, the paper towel didn't either...
     
  13. Beckwith

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    The suspense is killing me, how about you lie to keep this thread going.
     
  14. Costanza

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    +1

    When I was a kid I had a landlady who used to go through my flat when I was out. I used a similar device to keep track of where she had been and when.
     
  15. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I have heard that this is pretty common with older landlady's.
     
  16. gort

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    Damn it I want to know the answer.
     
  17. HORNS

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    :fu: You spooked him!

    The hunt for resolution of this mystery is not completely back to the beginning, but it has certainly been set back and there is no one to blame but the fear and loathing of the hunted themselves.
     
  18. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I just read this whole thread. Hilarious and I really hope something comes out of this. The suspense is killing me.
     
  20. otc

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    I tried again yesterday...it ended up on the floor as someone had pushed the door open.

    Still not quite sure I see the point
     

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