A Conversation for Public Toilets

Guidlines for men

Post 1

Researcher 174575 aka Neo

There are a few guidlines that you may see fit to use in a mens loo.
At the urinals, you should always go as far away from anyone else already there. If this is not possible, make sure that you don't go next to someone who is on there own, go next to a group of people. Otherwise others may get the wrong idea about you.

Guidlines for men

Post 2


Which is why the optimum number of urinals must be odd. Take 5 : first man takes one end, next the other end. The third man may take the middle whilst still adhering to urinal etiquette. Forth man (in the absence of any available flush toilets) may take one position 2 or 4 if desparate. Toilets with 2 urinals were obviously not well thought out...

Guidlines for men

Post 3

Diamond Bert

I heard Desmond Morris (he of Naked Ape fame) being interviewed some years ago, and what he said then struck a cord, particularly in regard to urinal etiquette. He was talking about British and Western European cultural behaviour in general, and said that when two men meet, even close friends, they stand approximately an arm's length apart. Other cultures, notably Mediterranean and Middle Eastern, stand approximately half an arm's length apart. This, he said, leads to amusing scenes at Embassy receptions where one group of diplomats keep stepping closer to their fellow diplomats, and the other group stepping away. However, it did seem to answer the question of why men always seem to stand at least two urinals apart. (On the other hand, it raises the question of why urinals are built so close together!)

Guidlines for men

Post 4

Mad man in the toilets

Hate to say this but place I work has 6 urinals. At least they have baffles between them. Toilet in Dundee Wellgate centre has 3 with no baffles between.

Guidlines for men

Post 5


Sorry to butt in on your conversation, but if
Researcher "Mad man in the toilets"
would go back to there own page and then click on the "EDIT PAGE" button and then write a little something about your self then a ACE can come and welcome you there properly
Sorry for interrupting your conversation smiley - ok

Manda smiley - magic

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Post 6

Clapton Lad

Some amusing observations :

1. Two young lads seeing who could pee the highest.
2. 'Chasing' a fag butt down the trough.
3. Trying to 'hit' flies.
4. Inebriated wedding guest undoes lowest three buttons on waistcoat, pulls out bottom of tie and wets himself.

None of the above appeared to be concerned with 'etiquette' !!

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