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Swedish party wants sit-down urination
upi.com ^ | 06/12/2012 | n/a

Posted on 06/12/2012 7:47:32 AM PDT by massmike

Left Party members of a Swedish county council said they want to encourage men using the council's toilets to sit during urination.

The Left Party in Sormland said it wants the Sormland County Council to pass a motion requiring toilets reserved for stand-up urination to be labeled, Swedish news agency TT reported Monday.

The party said sit-down urination is more hygienic and reduces the risk of bathroom users having to negotiate their way around puddles en route to the toilet.

The supporters of the motion said sitting during urination also has medical benefits, including reducing the risk of prostate problems and leading to a healthier and longer sex life.

Viggo Hansen, a substitute member of the council and author of the motion, said he wants it to eventually lead to sitting-only bathrooms.

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1 posted on 06/12/2012 7:47:41 AM PDT by massmike
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To: massmike

I don’t know if putting a chair in front of a urinal will solve the problem.


2 posted on 06/12/2012 7:51:33 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: massmike

THIS IS NOT THE SEMI-NEWS SITE IS IT?


3 posted on 06/12/2012 7:52:10 AM PDT by Samurai_Jack (ride out and confront the evil!)
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To: massmike

The Janitor’s Union speaks.


4 posted on 06/12/2012 7:52:27 AM PDT by grobdriver (Proud Member, Party of NO! No Obama, No Way, No How!)
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To: blueunicorn6

Guys will just stand on the chair and shoot down.

“Here comes the forest fire bomber dropping slurry on the fire!”


5 posted on 06/12/2012 7:53:05 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: massmike

Obama has had this policy in place at the White House since he took office.


6 posted on 06/12/2012 7:53:13 AM PDT by nhoward14
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To: massmike

If God didn’t intend men to shoot, he wouldn’t have given them guns.


7 posted on 06/12/2012 7:53:13 AM PDT by I still care (I miss my friends, bagels, and the NYC skyline - but not the taxes. I love the South.)
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To: massmike

So it starts with banning 16oz drinks at the 7-11 and it slippery slopes down to forcing men to sit down to pee.

Strange World we live in.


8 posted on 06/12/2012 7:53:49 AM PDT by Samurai_Jack (ride out and confront the evil!)
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To: massmike

They want me to sit down while I urinate!!!???...p.. on ‘em.!


9 posted on 06/12/2012 7:54:39 AM PDT by driftless2
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To: massmike

Sorry, I do not want to be forced to sit on a nasty public toilet just to take a leak.


10 posted on 06/12/2012 7:56:21 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: massmike

Apparently Swedish wives have been making their husbands do this at home for years—or else. It’s a Feminazi thing.


11 posted on 06/12/2012 7:57:33 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: massmike

That would piss me off.


12 posted on 06/12/2012 7:58:03 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: massmike
How spiffy - the "Urinal Is Too Damn High" party.
13 posted on 06/12/2012 7:58:15 AM PDT by danielmryan
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To: massmike

We must keep in mind that this is the result of the incremental individual control that is communism (albeit in the “socialism” pahse).

It can be argued that it would be a logical outcome of the policy changes being implemented in the current administration.


14 posted on 06/12/2012 7:58:42 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The acronym explains the science.)
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To: massmike

Well. this would solve the age old “put the darn seat down” problem. :)


15 posted on 06/12/2012 7:59:11 AM PDT by mardi59 (THE REBELLION IS ON!!!)
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To: massmike

Stand up men!


16 posted on 06/12/2012 7:59:11 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: massmike
Viggo Hansen, a substitute member of the council and author of the motion, said he wants it to eventually lead to sitting-only bathrooms.

Some sit, some stand. I've got a sneaking suspicion that Old Viggo wants them to kneel.

He is Viggo!
17 posted on 06/12/2012 7:59:28 AM PDT by Dr.Zoidberg (With (R)epublicans like these, who needs (D)emocrats?)
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To: blueunicorn6
The party said sit-down urination is more hygienic

What would be MORE hygienic, is if people actually washed their hands after a trip to the can. I can't tell you how many people I see in the office who never wash their hands.

18 posted on 06/12/2012 8:00:04 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: danielmryan

Is that you Reiiiccsssssssssshhhh?


19 posted on 06/12/2012 8:00:37 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: massmike

Not that many years ago, I remember seeing in print a comment made by a male U.S. Navy pilot right around the time that political correctness started to hit the Navy at full steam.

He said, “They won’t be happy until they have us sit down when we pee!” (or words to that effect).


20 posted on 06/12/2012 8:01:27 AM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (The TEA Party is my cup of tea.)
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To: massmike

Sorry won’t work. I poured all my viagra down the toilet and now I can’t get the seat down. :-)


21 posted on 06/12/2012 8:03:29 AM PDT by Invincibly Ignorant
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To: massmike

How is it more hygienic to dip your dangle in the water . . . ?


22 posted on 06/12/2012 8:03:35 AM PDT by Petruchio (I Think . . . Therefor I FReep.)
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To: massmike

The Pee Police


23 posted on 06/12/2012 8:03:44 AM PDT by Polyxene (Out of the depths I have cried to Thee, O Lord; Lord, hear my voice.)
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To: massmike
bathroom users having to negotiate their way around puddles
Perhaps having a target would improve their aim.

24 posted on 06/12/2012 8:03:44 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: I still care

The Japanese have solved this problem simply by making bigger targets. The higher initial cost is easily recouped in cleaning costs saved.

The older version didn't even have partitions: a ledge to stand on, a wall to piss against and a floor drain. You can still find them in older more rural train stations. Not pretty, but highly efficient.

25 posted on 06/12/2012 8:04:03 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: massmike; All

Salve

LOL LOL my, my.

I assume they have not changed dippers for boys have they?

Hey friends they want to do it, we as man now have a right to go to woman bathroom and amuse ourselves sitting on a toilet and listen to opera or some cool techno dance song LOL

This is just stupid.

Merci


26 posted on 06/12/2012 8:04:09 AM PDT by MCSP2008 (Romanian native > ESL)
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To: massmike

The first ten years of my adult life I was single and quickly learned that a bathroom is much easier to clean and smells better if you sit rather than stand.


27 posted on 06/12/2012 8:04:09 AM PDT by W. W. SMITH (Maybe the horse will learn to sing)
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To: massmike
Remove the urinals and I'll just use the sink.
28 posted on 06/12/2012 8:04:09 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (You only have three billion heartbeats in a lifetime.How many does the government claim as its own?)
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To: massmike

Are they also going to order women not to hover?


29 posted on 06/12/2012 8:06:21 AM PDT by tbpiper
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To: massmike

Stand up Chuck. OOPS.


30 posted on 06/12/2012 8:06:34 AM PDT by certrtwngnut (It's not the people who vote that count, it's the people who count the votes. (Josef Stalin))
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To: Samurai_Jack; tx_eggman
THIS IS NOT THE SEMI-NEWS SITE IS IT?

UPI? Yeah, pretty much.
31 posted on 06/12/2012 8:06:56 AM PDT by SpinnerWebb (In 2012 you will awaken from your HOPEnosis and have no recollection of this... "Constitution")
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To: massmike

I am pretty certain that Barack Hussein Soetoro Kardashian Obama already sits down to urinate.


32 posted on 06/12/2012 8:09:18 AM PDT by Astronaut
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To: massmike

How does one say “Go piss up a flagpole” in Swedish?


33 posted on 06/12/2012 8:09:33 AM PDT by Stosh
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To: Vigilanteman

LOL

I remember the latrines at the Indy 500 in the 60s they used a barn-sized rain gutter sealed to the concrete block wall, and a downspout to the septic.


34 posted on 06/12/2012 8:09:45 AM PDT by nascarnation
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To: Paladin2
Is that you Reiiiccsssssssssshhhh?

No, it's Saaaaaaaarrrc.

35 posted on 06/12/2012 8:10:01 AM PDT by danielmryan
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To: massmike

Any idiot can pee sitting down. A real man can poo standing up.


36 posted on 06/12/2012 8:12:17 AM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: Puppage

The studies I’ve seen says roughly 50% of men and 35% of women don’t wash their hands, even after taking a dump.

Remember that the next time you reach for a coffee stirrer.


37 posted on 06/12/2012 8:14:29 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: massmike

If I tried to sit down when taking a leak, I’d likely fall off the porch backwards............ ;-)


38 posted on 06/12/2012 8:15:09 AM PDT by OB1kNOb (The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and pay the penalty. - Prov 22:3)
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To: massmike

Hmm.. you mean, they now check if people are sitting or standing?

Strange goings on.


39 posted on 06/12/2012 8:15:44 AM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (nobody gives me warheads anyway))
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To: W. W. SMITH

Sit if you want, just don’t tell others what they have to do.


40 posted on 06/12/2012 8:17:37 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: massmike

Zee sooppurters ooff zee mushun seeed seetting dooreeng ureeneshun elsu hes medeecel beneffeets, incloodeeng redooceeng zee reesk ooff prustete-a prublems und leedeeng tu a heeltheeer und lunger sex leeffe-a.

Ooleff Svensun steted: “A beeg murun und a leettle-a murun vere-a seetting oon a breedge-a. Zee beeg oone-a fell ooffff boot zee oozeer deed nut becoose-a he-a ves a leettle-a mure-a oon. Bork bork bork!”
“Beffure-a thet thuoogh, zee beeg oone-a seeed tu zee leettle-a oone-a, `Zee veter soore-a is culd, ih?’ Und zee leettle-a oone-a seeed, “Ja. Und deep tuu!”
Unyvey, seetting veell keep Svedee frum luseeng zee ver, iff ve-a ifer hed uny, und it keeps yuoor speene-a frum coorfeeng und heur frum grooeeng oon yuoor pelms. Um gesh dee bork, bork!”
Mr. Hurty flurty schnipp schnipp! Svensun ves iscurted evey und ....


41 posted on 06/12/2012 8:18:48 AM PDT by tumblindice (Our new, happy lives.)
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To: Puppage

My husband had an admin assistant who sat right outside the men’s room....SHE would LECTURE anyone who came out without washing....she could hear everything!


42 posted on 06/12/2012 8:19:33 AM PDT by goodnesswins (What has happened to America?)
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To: massmike

Be like Dad
Not like Sis
Stand up when
You take a piss


43 posted on 06/12/2012 8:20:00 AM PDT by DFG ("Dumb, Dependent, and Democrat is no way to go through life" - Louie Gohmert (R-TX))
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To: driftdiver

The studies I’ve seen says roughly 50% of men and 35% of women don’t wash their hands,even after taking a dump.

Remember that the next time you reach for a coffee stirrer.

Ewwwww, you have ruined my day, thx.....


44 posted on 06/12/2012 8:20:24 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: massmike
Part of it is cultural.

Most German and Japanese men sit to piss.

45 posted on 06/12/2012 8:22:14 AM PDT by Theoria (Rush Limbaugh: Ron Paul sounds like an Islamic terrorist)
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To: Puppage

Mom told me to wash my hands after going and to sing “Happy Birthday” while washing to make sure I spent enough time washing. I had sixteen birthday parties in one year at one place I worked. They all felt sorry for me......singing “Happy Birthday” to myself in the bathroom.


46 posted on 06/12/2012 8:23:27 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: massmike

“...sitting during urination also has medical benefits, including reducing the risk of prostate problems and leading to a healthier and longer sex life.”

I need to see the medical research that suggests sitting has beneficial effects on the prostate. Sounds like the Pee Party is short a male chromosone.


47 posted on 06/12/2012 8:25:53 AM PDT by miele man
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To: massmike

You fail Manhood 101 if your wife makes you pee sitting down.


48 posted on 06/12/2012 8:25:53 AM PDT by AU72
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To: massmike

Well, there’s always the sink ...


49 posted on 06/12/2012 8:29:25 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (I can see November from Wisconsin)
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To: Theoria

...and they lost the war!


50 posted on 06/12/2012 8:29:30 AM PDT by massmike (The choice is clear in November: Romney or Caligula!)
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