Toilet Talk

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Breaking wind.

High winds in Pittsburgh relocated a portable toilet to the dead center of a busy street Friday—the most exciting thing to occur in the steel city since a bus toppled into a large sinkhole in 2019. Anyone wishing to enjoy a most adventurous poop can find the wandering potty at Morewood and Fifth; keep your eyes peeled for the bomb squad. (↬ Heather)

https://boingboing.net/2021/03/27/portable-toilet-lands-new-home-in-pittsburgh-crosswalk.html

 

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Breaking wind.

High winds in Pittsburgh relocated a portable toilet to the dead center of a busy street Friday—the most exciting thing to occur in the steel city since a bus toppled into a large sinkhole in 2019. Anyone wishing to enjoy a most adventurous poop can find the wandering potty at Morewood and Fifth; keep your eyes peeled for the bomb squad. (↬ Heather)

https://boingboing.net/2021/03/27/portable-toilet-lands-new-home-in-pittsburgh-crosswalk.html

We call them 'thunder boxes' in the building trade :hahazebs:
 

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I tried searching on Amazon for them. Curiously, while the site finished the search term for me the items are not to be found there.
I think it's not really a product that anybody is selling. You have to make your own.
 

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I'm selling a passion-fish toilet-seat! It tosses you off the minute you consider anything passionate. :nods:
 

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This is no joke - in fact, I feel unpleasantly-flushed at the concept....an online advertisement for a domestic 'Smart Loo Toilet Seat'

Is this the shape of things to come? Will your app permit your cr*p? Does this qualify as now being a Number Three? Will you always have enough credit to make a deposit at any time?

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Where are you meant to stick the "UV nozzle"? (NB. I don't really want to know)

And are you really meant to have a spa in your actual bog?
 

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Where are you meant to stick the "UV nozzle"? (NB. I don't really want to know)
I'm going to presume....it irradiates the general vicinity? But it looks - lethal (which I wouldn't think is the marketing intention).

And are you really meant to have a spa in your actual bog?
I've often wondered about this also (well, sometimes.....).

I mean, those loos that are able to act like washer/tumble-driers water-closets/bidets, on a vague dual-purpose basis. It just doesn't seem very.... appropriate.

Also: I'm unsure whether the "Children" option actually selects bathing/conception/flushed disposal thereof.....

About the only good thing about this 'Smart Loo Seat' is that there's no mention of Artificial Intelligence (so I assume that Twitter uploads aren't automatically-generated by user downloads)

Do you have to log on to use it?
I'd imagine that any external log-on would only be a specialist option.... :-/ and although Bluetooth and Wifi aren't mentioned, maybe once it's been warmed-up a few times and gone through a couple of cycles, upgrades will become available via the IoT (that's the Internet of T*rds).

EDIT - Wait, it does mention Artificial Intelligence.....! Is this predicated on the bizarre idea that a disembodied virtual robot will somehow understand your defecatory needs more than you, the pooper?? What happens if it over-rules your toilet-roll settings? Where does this fit-in to Azimov's Three Laws?
 
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Min Bannister

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Also: I'm unsure whether the "Children" option actually selects bathing/conception/flushed disposal thereof.....
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I am also a bit worried about the anti's listed near the end.

Anti-static. Well I should hope so! :eek::eek:

Anti-dry burning. Well... What? :bored: (I don't want to know what that is either)
 
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Sounds more like a torture chamber than a reading room
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We went out for a meal in North Walsham today, the food was nice but the Mrs was a bit startled by the ladies toilets.

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A Florida musician / artist's functional toilet sculpted as a tribute to Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich has been acquired by the Ripley museums for placement in their Copenhagen branch.

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Tampa man’s toilet — shaped like Lars Ulrich — acquired by Denmark museum

The Ripley’s Believe It or Not in Copenhagen will put the Metallica drummer-themed toilet on permanent display. ...

A Tampa heavy metal musician and artist will soon see a toilet he sculpted to look like Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich displayed for thousands of visitors at the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! museum in Denmark.

This week, the artist known as Prince Midnight donated the toilet to Ripley Entertainment, headquartered in Orlando. A spokesperson said the toilet is now in Ripley’s warehouse in Central Florida and will soon be shipped to the Ripley’s “odditorium” in Copenhagen to go on permanent display.

The toilet works. Last year, it enjoyed a brief installment in the restroom of Brass Mug, a Tampa bar and music venue. ...
FULL STORY / VIDEO: https://www.tampabay.com/life-cultu...-like-lars-ulrich-acquired-by-denmark-museum/
 
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