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Olympic bathroom stall with two toilets raises eyebrows
upi ^ | Jan. 23, 2014

Posted on 01/24/2014 7:42:53 AM PST by JoeProBono

SOCHI, Russia, A photo of two toilets side by side in a Sochi Olympics bathroom stall is causing a stir, with an opposition leader calling it an example of mismanaged funds.

The photo of two toilets in a men's bathroom stall at the Olympic Biathlon Center, which went viral after being posted to Twitter by a BBC correspondent, led social media users to joke about officials spending too much money on toilets and not enough on stall partitions, the Moscow Times reported Thursday.

The photo of the toilets indicates the possibility of an even more awkward situation, as the stall's sole roll of toilet paper is only within reach of one of the commodes.

Opposition leader Alexei Navalny said the picture serves as evidence of the government mismanaging much of the $50 billion budget for the upcoming Olympics.


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1 posted on 01/24/2014 7:42:53 AM PST by JoeProBono
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To: JoeProBono

It’s kind of like using deer corn - It’s a TRAP!


2 posted on 01/24/2014 7:44:17 AM PST by MortMan (Is a delayed shower a "stay of exablution"?)
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To: JoeProBono

What, you never heard of the 2-Man Luge?


3 posted on 01/24/2014 7:44:17 AM PST by Wolfie
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To: JoeProBono

one for #1 and one for #2


4 posted on 01/24/2014 7:44:57 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: JoeProBono

and I guess this is a “unisex” toilet ???


5 posted on 01/24/2014 7:45:19 AM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: JoeProBono

As long as the occupants carry PooPourri, it should work out... :) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKLnhuzh9uY


6 posted on 01/24/2014 7:47:29 AM PST by mlizzy ("If people spent an hour a week in Eucharistic Adoration, abortion would be ended." --Mother Teresa)
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To: JoeProBono
It's not a problem. No problem at all.
7 posted on 01/24/2014 7:49:07 AM PST by JPG (Yes We Can morphs into Make It Hurt.)
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To: JoeProBono

The ads for Russian Cialis are a little different, eh?


8 posted on 01/24/2014 7:49:20 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: JoeProBono

These would go well in San Francisco


9 posted on 01/24/2014 7:49:44 AM PST by Michael.SF. (I never thought anyone could make Jimmy Carter look good in comparison.)
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To: JoeProBono

only in a communist (or recovering communist) country is this possible. In the good ol’ US of A there would have been someone who said “hey, what’s wrong with these plans?”


10 posted on 01/24/2014 7:50:23 AM PST by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period.)
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To: JoeProBono

11 posted on 01/24/2014 7:53:32 AM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: MortMan

I have a few unrelated comments on this.

1. The Love Toilet, per SNL.

2. Why the concern? Men seem to have no problem pulling it out in front of other guys. That is pretty standard pub(l)ic bathroom behavior. Don’t hand me “it’s different”. It is all about modesty, and if you have no modesty in the front, who cares about the rest?


12 posted on 01/24/2014 7:53:40 AM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: JoeProBono

The Larry Craig Memorial Public Crapper — eliminates the need for.those awkward toe taps and hand gestures while you eliminate

(Similar unit installed in White House private quarters for Barry-Reggie hookups.)


13 posted on 01/24/2014 7:54:05 AM PST by twister881
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To: JoeProBono

This is for women, who always go to the bathroom in pairs anyway.


14 posted on 01/24/2014 7:55:46 AM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: JoeProBono

I’m actually more surprised that they’re not facing each other.


15 posted on 01/24/2014 8:01:20 AM PST by Alex Murphy ("the defacto Leader of the FR Calvinist Protestant Brigades")
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To: bigbob

[ This is for women, who always go to the bathroom in pairs anyway. ]

Some do, some don’t, I don’t...

But I have always been a loner.


16 posted on 01/24/2014 8:03:07 AM PST by GraceG
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To: JoeProBono

no this is confusing.

actually the picture posted here was a special built toilet (or more correctly turlet)for the possibility of Chris ‘KristieKreme’ Christie, visiting the Olympics


17 posted on 01/24/2014 8:06:11 AM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: JoeProBono

They got the idea from "The Love Toilet" on SNL.

18 posted on 01/24/2014 8:06:52 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: Vaquero

19 posted on 01/24/2014 8:09:07 AM PST by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: Tennessee Nana

It’s a wide stall for those with a wide stance.


20 posted on 01/24/2014 8:09:17 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: JoeProBono

21 posted on 01/24/2014 8:09:26 AM PST by kidd
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To: JoeProBono

About as good an idea as the two story, stacked outhouse.

Kind of remember an ‘open’ bay atmosphere in boot camp and on some Naval Transports and prisoner would not mind the extra facility in their holding cells.

Also, remember the two seater outhouses....

One time a guy went in and was doing his business in an already occupied 2 seater and as he was getting up two quarters, a dime and 2 nickels fell down into the steaming receptacle.
He calmly reached in his pocket and threw a 5 dollar bill after the change.
His mate said
“You must be crazy throwing that fiver away!!”
“Crazy?, don’t think I am going down there for 70 cents do you?”


22 posted on 01/24/2014 8:09:28 AM PST by xrmusn (6/98 --Because you have your head up your arse doesn't mean you have to have a crappy outlook.)
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To: the OlLine Rebel

LOL. For most men bodily functions are private. There is no conversation in the men’s room when business is being done. Maybe while washing hands or standing in line, but never during the biological business at hand. It’s very rude.

You might be surprised at the lengths men will go to for privacy when they HAVE to sit down. :o)


23 posted on 01/24/2014 8:10:19 AM PST by Tenacious 1 (My whimsical litany of satyric prose and avarice pontification of wisdom demonstrates my concinnity.)
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To: JoeProBono

First the gay mafia was whining about Putin not being hospitable to the homo crowd. Now their complaining when he does. Which is it?


24 posted on 01/24/2014 8:10:25 AM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: JoeProBono

Where are the handles on them things?

I bet they are those auto-flushing types. That as you “lift off” - they flush.

I hate those toilets.


25 posted on 01/24/2014 8:10:57 AM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: xrmusn

26 posted on 01/24/2014 8:13:09 AM PST by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: JoeProBono

Hey that’s much better than Bali.
Its called a hole in the ground surrounded by “misses”.
NEVER got to a public toilet in Bali!


27 posted on 01/24/2014 8:14:22 AM PST by Zathras
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To: Zathras

Correction:
NEVER GO to a public toilet in Bali!


28 posted on 01/24/2014 8:15:56 AM PST by Zathras
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To: JPG
It's not called the "BI"athelon for nothing.
29 posted on 01/24/2014 8:16:13 AM PST by Uncle Miltie (Mohammed was a pedophile and Islam is a Totalitarian Death Cult.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

They should have installed a Ferguson.

*BA-WOOOSH* Now that’s a MAN’S flush.


30 posted on 01/24/2014 8:16:18 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: JoeProBono

What the Fluke?!


31 posted on 01/24/2014 8:22:47 AM PST by YHAOS
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To: Responsibility2nd

I bet they are those auto-flushing types. That as you “lift off” - they flush.

I hate those toilets.
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32 posted on 01/24/2014 8:25:42 AM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: Tenacious 1

So one guy is sitting down for a dump and the next guy is standing next to him taking a leak?


33 posted on 01/24/2014 8:26:27 AM PST by Gadsden1st
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To: dfwgator

They should have installed a Ferguson.

*BA-WOOOSH* Now that’s a MAN’S flush.

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I wonder if that’s the kind of toilet they have in a public city park that I frequent. Its kept very clean but when you flush the toilet; its like Niagra Freaking Falls.

It sends like 50 gallons down the bowl at some 350 horsepower for almost a minute (slight exaggeration).

The cool part (or very weird and disturbing, depends on how you look at it) is the blowback. The intense water pressure is going downill mostly. But there is enough to wash down your backside as well. Wipe up - dry off - and Boom! You’re done.

That toilet is NOT for amateurs. I think they lost a small child down there one time.


34 posted on 01/24/2014 8:29:49 AM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: JoeProBono

Not to ruin the fun, but I’m pretty sure what happen happened here. They forgot to put in a wheel chair accessible toilet, so they choose the easiest way to make one. If you look closely you can see they removed the partition between the toilets.


35 posted on 01/24/2014 8:32:33 AM PST by mongrel
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This makes total sense in the context of preventing gayness during the olympics. Without the partition, it is impossible to bore a glory hole.


36 posted on 01/24/2014 8:33:59 AM PST by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ. In the US the number is 54%)
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To: JoeProBono

That also...

Sometimes you just can’t please anyone, no matter how hard you may try....<: <:


37 posted on 01/24/2014 8:34:28 AM PST by xrmusn (6/98 --Because you have your head up your arse doesn't mean you have to have a crappy outlook.)
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To: JoeProBono

Eeeeeww!


38 posted on 01/24/2014 8:49:16 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: dfwgator

The Damsel who shall persevere with me here till dawn after Burrito Night shall prove my One True Love.


39 posted on 01/24/2014 8:54:27 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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40 posted on 01/24/2014 9:13:30 AM PST by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: JoeProBono

Synchronized pooping ... the newest Olympic sport.


41 posted on 01/24/2014 9:20:20 AM PST by al_c (Obama's standing in the world has fallen so much that Kenya now claims he was born in America.)
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To: JPG

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAAH!!!!!!


42 posted on 01/24/2014 9:30:20 AM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: JoeProBono
In residential construction, you'd immediately think that some plumber didn't pay attention to the blueprints which called for a toilet and a bidet. And you'd also think that the plumber was a complete moron for not checking - who puts two toilets side-by-side?

I doubt that is the case here and I have no explanation for what happened here. However, I am certain that a moron is involved.

43 posted on 01/24/2014 9:32:27 AM PST by CommerceComet (Ignore the GOP-e. Cruz to victory in 2016.)
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To: Tenacious 1

If they are so private, they’d insist at least a little wall between all those urinals, preferably a whole closing stall! Whipping out members in broad daylight next to another guy is not my idea of private!


44 posted on 01/24/2014 9:33:28 AM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: CommerceComet

alternate theory....the plumber grew up in some Soviet-era apartment block where open stall communal bathrooms were nothing unusual.


45 posted on 01/24/2014 10:04:57 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Responsibility2nd

Knew somebody that lost his security badge that way. He was in the middle of his after-lunch constitutional when it fell off his lanyard and went right between his knees into the bowl. He sat there for a couple moments working up his courage, knowing he was going to have to go in after it, because he did NOT want to have to report how he lost his security badge. Rolled his sleeve up, took a deep breath, and stood up. FLUUUUSH! He had completely forgotten the auto-flush. Then, he had to go report how he lost his security badge...


46 posted on 01/24/2014 10:17:20 AM PST by Hoffer Rand (If you like your plan, you can keep your plan. *Asterisk.*)
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To: JoeProBono

Some moments are not meant to be shared or witnessed. This is one for me. The toilet differs from the urinal, because nobody looks good ‘providing the necessary personal care’ to themselves after use of a toilet. Is that descriptive enough?


47 posted on 01/24/2014 5:04:55 PM PST by lee martell
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To: JoeProBono
Reminds me of Philmont. In the backcountry are two-holer open toilets.

Some sit back-to-back and are called "Pilot to Bombardiers.' Some sit side-by-side and are called "Pilot to Co-pilots"

48 posted on 01/24/2014 5:16:18 PM PST by Scoutmaster (I'd rather be at Philmont)
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To: xrmusn
Also, remember the two seater outhouses....

As a one owner-operator of one, I can tell you that the 'holes' are not for company, but comfort and safety. One of them is sized for adults; the other is smaller & set closer to the front; sometimes even lower, to keep the younger kids from falling in. It's the outhouse version of a potty chair or 'booster seat'.

49 posted on 01/25/2014 1:42:17 AM PST by ApplegateRanch (Love me, love my guns!©)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

——The ads for Russian Cialis are a little different, eh?——

Now that was funny....


50 posted on 01/25/2014 1:53:30 AM PST by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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