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Communist China Uses Face Recognition Computers to Ration Toilet Paper
Louder with Crowder ^ | 9/28/17 | John Porter

Posted on 09/28/2017 2:42:15 PM PDT by 198ml

Communist China is having a string of toilet paper thefts. Ergo they must ration toilet paper. And are using facial recognition software. Toilet paper. Facial recognition software. Let that soak in before wiping.

That’s because people have been taking so much toilet paper that the UNESCO World Heritage Site operators decided enough was enough, and installed facial recognition dispensers at its toilets, local reports said.

If the same user is detected within nine minutes, the dispenser will deny them a second feed of paper.

Obviously, anyone who has eaten Chinese food before can see how this may be problematic.

In the short time it’s been up, the system has already cut down usage to a fraction, temple staff said. According to the Beijing Evening News, each washroom average four rolls of toilet paper, compared to 20 rolls before.

In America, where capitalism runs wild and free, we get to use all the toilet paper our little hearts desire. And more importantly, need. Especially if you’ve eaten at Taco Bell or In n’ Out Burger. In America, we haven’t any politicians saying “Free toilet paper for all!” or “TP is a human right!” because we have abundant supplies of our favorite posterior wipes. For whenever the nature bell tolls. Hey, ho, hey, ho, give me TP I have to go!

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Political Humor/Cartoons
KEYWORDS: camera; china; theft

1 posted on 09/28/2017 2:42:15 PM PDT by 198ml
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To: 198ml

Cheryl Crow-Vision


2 posted on 09/28/2017 2:44:22 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: 198ml

Lots of Chinese steal toilet paper from public bathrooms


3 posted on 09/28/2017 2:52:04 PM PDT by Fai Mao (I still want to see The PIAPS in prison)
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To: 198ml

Our family did the same thing.

LOL


4 posted on 09/28/2017 2:52:57 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (John McBane is the turd in the national punch-bowl.)
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To: 198ml

WHy is TP (and paper towels and kleenex) so expensive?


5 posted on 09/28/2017 2:53:29 PM PDT by ichabod1 (Smoke does not mean fire when someone threw a smoke grenade.)
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To: Fai Mao

When I worked there 40 years ago, nobody used bathrooms at all. The world was your bathroom. Didn’t matter whether you were in the city, in a country village, in the fields, on the train, by the tracks, or on a boat.

I guess they’ve come a long ways.

This story reminds me of “We can put a man on the moon, but we can’t XYX.” Wouldn’t it be far simpler to get more TP than resort to facial recognition? Or, do like they used to do in Europe — post a guard at every potty.


6 posted on 09/28/2017 2:56:39 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: 198ml

From the expression on your face, the computer can tell how bad you have to go.

So if you want some toilet paper, let’s see you ham it up.


7 posted on 09/28/2017 3:01:43 PM PDT by BeauBo
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To: 198ml
In the US, toilet paper is usually available at even the grungiest gas station restroom. It is not necessary for people to carry it with them wherever they go. In China however, toilet paper is not freely provided in public restrooms, stores, restaurants, etc. One must bring their own. Even in restaurants, napkins are usually an additional expense or people would take too much for personal use, placing a financial burden on business owners. But meanwhile toilet paper is easily available for purchase at store and street shops and vendors. At publicly funded sites where toilet paper is available, it shouldn't be a surprise that some people have taken advantage of the situation and have stolen extra TP so that they don't have to purchase it. Facial recognition systems sound like Big Brother. But it is a creative solution that has allowed some of these public sites to control the amount of TP they have to provide. And of course, one does not have to take the free TP. One can provide their own and avoid Big Brother.
8 posted on 09/28/2017 3:06:09 PM PDT by Nevadan
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

We were working on a project just outside of Shanghai aobut 8 years ago and there were not a lot of folks using bathrooms. Heck, there was hardly any public bathrooms and that is the major reason why folks just went off to where u could not be seen and did your business.

BTW, this was our culture moment for the day.

9 posted on 09/28/2017 3:08:32 PM PDT by TheConservativeTejano
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To: 198ml

Wouldn’t it make more sense to have butt recognition instead?

I mean, what if a guy came in wearing a SpongeBob mask?


10 posted on 09/28/2017 3:08:32 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: BeauBo

Had Ma Bo Tofu for lunch. Where’s the TP?


11 posted on 09/28/2017 3:08:59 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra (Don't touch that thing Don't let anybody touch that thing!I'm a Doctor and I won't touch that thing!)
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To: 198ml

Shouldn’t we use this in voting booth?


12 posted on 09/28/2017 3:11:25 PM PDT by MV=PY (The Magic Question: Who's paying for it?)
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To: 198ml

How will that work considering all Chinese look alike?


13 posted on 09/28/2017 3:12:17 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: 198ml

I’m going to China in a couple of weeks. Outside of hotels they recommended you bring your own TP.


14 posted on 09/28/2017 3:44:58 PM PDT by aquila48
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