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Stop stand-up urination for men, Swedish politicians urge
CBC News ^ | June 14, 2012 | Lauren O'Neil

Posted on 06/15/2012 7:23:32 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement

A Swedish political party is taking a stand against upright urination.

At a county council meeting Monday, the Left Party, or Vänsterpartiet, tabled a motion that would require office washrooms to be genderless with a sit-down-only requirement, reported the news agency Tidningarnas Telegrambyrå.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: girlyman; restrooms; sweden
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To: circlecity
If this passes I guarantee there be someone who’s entire job is to look underneath stalls to see which way the feet are pointing.

I take it Larry Craig won't be going to Sweden anytime soon.

51 posted on 06/15/2012 7:58:33 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: VanDeKoik

“Why don’t we make it so women have to stand up?”

Hey that’s OK with me if the “no hands” clause is added. ;-)


52 posted on 06/15/2012 7:59:09 AM PDT by rhoda_penmark
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To: ConservativeStatement
A Better Solution


53 posted on 06/15/2012 7:59:14 AM PDT by Iron Munro (John Adams: 'Two ways to enslave a country. One is by the sword, the other is by debt')
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To: dfwgator

Not only that but “wait until Stryker hears about this. The (bleep) is gonna hit the fan!”


54 posted on 06/15/2012 7:59:14 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: massgopguy
Look up “A Regiment of Women.”
Do you mean this DVD?
55 posted on 06/15/2012 8:02:08 AM PDT by cartan
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To: ConservativeStatement
Mothers against peeing standing up say peeing standing up is attacking your mom. Mothers against peeing standing up
56 posted on 06/15/2012 8:04:21 AM PDT by the_daug
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To: ConservativeStatement

I hope Bloomberg doesn’t see this!


57 posted on 06/15/2012 8:04:50 AM PDT by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: ConservativeStatement

I hope Bloomberg doesn’t see this!


58 posted on 06/15/2012 8:04:50 AM PDT by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: ConservativeStatement

I hope Bloomberg doesn’t see this!


59 posted on 06/15/2012 8:04:50 AM PDT by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: ConservativeStatement

My error. Should be “If Kramer hears about this - the (bleep) is gonna hit the fan”.


60 posted on 06/15/2012 8:04:53 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: ConservativeStatement

What about women that piss standing up?

Like Janet Nappy?


61 posted on 06/15/2012 8:05:33 AM PDT by moovova
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To: ConservativeStatement

I believe the term in Europe used for the Euroweenies who support this is: “Sitzpinklers”.


62 posted on 06/15/2012 8:06:13 AM PDT by rlmorel ("The safest road to Hell is the gradual one." Screwtape (C.S. Lewis))
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To: dfwgator
I take it Larry Craig won't be going to Sweden anytime soon.

Neither will the Secretary Of State.


63 posted on 06/15/2012 8:07:17 AM PDT by Iron Munro (John Adams: 'Two ways to enslave a country. One is by the sword, the other is by debt')
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To: ConservativeStatement
If Swedish men have to squat to pee then they should hand in their man cards.


64 posted on 06/15/2012 8:10:05 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: C210N

“Expect the next law after that to force manufacturers to have built-in-unhinged seats.”

They can try it, but it would be a disaster. We’d still pee standing up, just trying to aim through the smaller opening. The poor fellows who need to do number 2 will be the ones to suffer the consequences.


65 posted on 06/15/2012 8:10:05 AM PDT by Boogieman
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To: ConservativeStatement

Will they provide reading material?


66 posted on 06/15/2012 8:11:28 AM PDT by Dr. Ursus
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To: Dr. Ursus
Will they provide reading material?

The Advocate?

67 posted on 06/15/2012 8:12:45 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: cartan

‘Sitzpinkler’ - you gotta LOVE German. I cannot believe they think this is outmoded. I am a woman, and I find it offensive to ask that of men. I do believe it is envy.

My husband says that men will still stand anyway. Then the women will hate that!!


68 posted on 06/15/2012 8:14:44 AM PDT by bboop (Without justice, what else is the State but a great band of robbers? St. Augustine)
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To: ConservativeStatement

A Harvard graduate walks into the restroom and procedes to use the urinal. When he is done, he travels over to the sink and begins to wash his hands. As he does so, he sees a Marine in his dress blues walk in, use the urinal, and walk out without stopping to wash his hands. The Harvard grad hurries out of the bathroom and catches up with the guy.

“Didn’t the Marine Corps teach you to wash your hands after you use the bathroom?” the Harvard grad asks.

The Marine gives him a blank stare and replies, “Didn’t the Harvard teach you not to pee on your hands?”


69 posted on 06/15/2012 8:17:56 AM PDT by rlmorel ("The safest road to Hell is the gradual one." Screwtape (C.S. Lewis))
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To: bboop

Thank goodness for the. NORWEGIANS who apparently are more manly than their Sweetish neighbors.


70 posted on 06/15/2012 8:18:27 AM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (The First Bystander must be removed!)
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To: ConservativeStatement

A Harvard graduate walks into the restroom and procedes to use the urinal. When he is done, he travels over to the sink and begins to wash his hands. As he does so, he sees a Marine in his dress blues walk in, use the urinal, and walk out without stopping to wash his hands. The Harvard grad hurries out of the bathroom and catches up with the guy.

“Didn’t the Marine Corps teach you to wash your hands after you use the bathroom?” the Harvard grad asks.

The Marine gives him a blank stare and replies, “Didn’t Harvard teach you not to pee on your hands?”


71 posted on 06/15/2012 8:18:36 AM PDT by rlmorel ("The safest road to Hell is the gradual one." Screwtape (C.S. Lewis))
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To: bboop

Yes they will :-)


72 posted on 06/15/2012 8:20:44 AM PDT by cartan
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To: rlmorel

dang double post!


73 posted on 06/15/2012 8:25:50 AM PDT by rlmorel ("The safest road to Hell is the gradual one." Screwtape (C.S. Lewis))
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To: ConservativeStatement
Stop stand-up urination for men, Swedish politicians urge

Piss on him, and 0bama too.

74 posted on 06/15/2012 8:32:49 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Sworn to Defend The Constitution Against ALL Enemies, Foreign and Domestic. So Help Me GOD!)
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To: ConservativeStatement

P*ss on ‘em.


75 posted on 06/15/2012 8:34:04 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: bboop

Thank goodness for the. NORWEGIANS who apparently are more manly than their Sweetish neighbors.


76 posted on 06/15/2012 8:38:40 AM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (The First Bystander must be removed!)
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To: ConservativeStatement

how can they force the urinator to sit on the seat?


77 posted on 06/15/2012 8:44:39 AM PDT by expat2
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To: Boogieman

Navy fliers taunt Air Force pilots with “Flare to land, and squat to pee”, which emphasizes how the manly navy pilots slam the aircraft onto the carrier deck at high speed.


78 posted on 06/15/2012 8:48:16 AM PDT by expat2
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To: kempster

Oh Cripe! Please don’t let Bloomberg find out about this

You owe me a new keyboard LOL!


79 posted on 06/15/2012 8:49:26 AM PDT by bikerman (Obama lied,economy died.)
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To: expat2

I had similar advise from my orthopedic surgeon years ago.
He didn’t tell me to sit but I assumed that was what he was suggesting when he told me to avoid heavy lifting./s


80 posted on 06/15/2012 8:54:43 AM PDT by glyptol
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To: cuban leaf
Homer Simpson: 'Oh great ocean...giver of fish, taker of boats...toilet to the world!!'
81 posted on 06/15/2012 8:57:02 AM PDT by Fedupwithit ("Live Free or Die: Death is not the worst of evils" - Gen. John Stark)
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To: cartan
...the liberal, err, “men” who comply and always sit down to pee. There is a special word for these people in German: Sitzpinkler

LOL!! And how about the picky, picky bureaucrats and feminists: dipfenschiessers -- those who can s**t the dot over an "i".

82 posted on 06/15/2012 9:06:24 AM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Real men are not threatened by strong women." -- Sarah Palin)
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To: ConservativeStatement
with a sit-down-only requirement

Fine. As I've said before, as long as there's a "No Hovering" order for women as well.

83 posted on 06/15/2012 9:12:49 AM PDT by tbpiper
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy
...phasing out urinals in its ship ‘heads’ for two reasons

I find those two reasons hard to believe as justifications.

Clever gas station owner though.

84 posted on 06/15/2012 9:20:59 AM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: skeeter

The Red Guard would’ve laughed themselves senseless if someone had proposed this at one of their debate sessions.

Then they probably would’ve beaten the hell out of them.


85 posted on 06/15/2012 9:28:06 AM PDT by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: freedomlover
Ladies, you would not understand.

Oh yeah? One of my earliest memories is of the wonder of cr.ping in the snow. a steaming creation for a five year old.

86 posted on 06/15/2012 9:36:10 AM PDT by WVNan ("Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy." - Winston)
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To: ConservativeStatement
Are they worried about this kind of standing?


87 posted on 06/15/2012 9:40:56 AM PDT by freedomlover (Make sure you're in love - before you move in the heavy stuff)
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To: The_Media_never_lie

Yes, the Norwegian-Icelandic-(Irish) element at this home stands uncowed by the Swedes. And historically it always has been so.


88 posted on 06/15/2012 9:41:34 AM PDT by bboop (Without justice, what else is the State but a great band of robbers? St. Augustine)
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To: ConservativeStatement
Mayor Doomberg.

I could catch a disease sitting on a crapper.

89 posted on 06/15/2012 9:46:57 AM PDT by dancusa (The urge to save humanity is always a false front for the urge to rule it. H.L Menkin)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Here is the money quote: “Party speakers cited medical research they said shows men empty their bladders more efficiently while seated. Improved bladder evacuation reduces the risk for prostate problems,”

Ah, the joys of government run health care. It gives you a built in excuse to control every aspect of individual lives.


90 posted on 06/15/2012 9:48:30 AM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: WVNan

LOL. No offense, but I still submit the theory is correct - frankly IMHO a good #2 is great no matter where it is taken.

Of course some are more memorable than others ;)


91 posted on 06/15/2012 9:49:14 AM PDT by freedomlover (Make sure you're in love - before you move in the heavy stuff)
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To: ConservativeStatement

I see this as a European problem; as in “Jack you ought to check your aim European on your shoes”.


92 posted on 06/15/2012 10:06:54 AM PDT by Islander2
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To: freedomlover

You’re probably right. There are not many of us old country gals left.


93 posted on 06/15/2012 10:12:18 AM PDT by WVNan ("Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy." - Winston)
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To: Disambiguator

You are bad, :)


94 posted on 06/15/2012 10:19:00 AM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (The First Bystander must be removed!)
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To: goseminoles

Is KY Jelly from Kentucky?


95 posted on 06/15/2012 10:22:58 AM PDT by GotMojo
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To: The_Media_never_lie

Out of the weeds came a thousand Swedes, chased by one Norweigian!


96 posted on 06/15/2012 10:25:34 AM PDT by GotMojo
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To: freedomlover

I have a friend that went to China to open a new corporate office. Well, after the office opened and they were increasing staff, the could not figure out why the toilets were always such a mess. Eventually, they found out that the folks that they hired were from very rural areas and usually squatted over holes, so they would stand on the toilet and squat. Just like in your picture.

They had to hold an “official corporate trianing event” to demonstrate the proper use of the toilet! Every time I see that pic you posted it puts the vision in my head of my friend trying to teach other adults how to use a toilet!


97 posted on 06/15/2012 11:52:47 AM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

How long before Mayor Bloomberg puts this on his agenda?


98 posted on 06/17/2012 7:07:53 AM PDT by PJ-Comix
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