Do you put down the toilet seat?

Only when I need to sit on it... or when I'm in someone else's home and found it that way.At home, the bathroom door will not open fully unless the toilet seat is up. One of the modifications Grandma made to the house's standard plan was to make all doorways 36

What is the history behind the invention of toilet paper?

First mention of toilet paper in historical record was in Tang Dynasty China (618–907 CE).Then it was

Do toilets in prison cells have doors?

The closest thing to privacy in the state of Texas would be segregation. Everything else is either a two man cell or dormitory style housing. Dormitory rooms there is zero privacy. If you're minimum custody and in a two man cell you and

Who was the inventor of the toilet?

It wasn't Thomas Crapper. he only invented several systems for the improvement of toilet flushing such as the floating ballcock. In total he held 9 patents for toilet related ‘inventions'. But the toilet was around long before he was born.John Harington invented what we may consider the

Do inmates actually use the toilet in their cell in front of their cellmates?

Yes, we generally do if we are in a place where we haven't been able to put up a sheet for a little privacy. Like if we were just thrown in the hole and have no clothing. But if we are in the general population, we usually have taken the time to put up a sheet by

Do inmates actually use the toilet in their cell in front of their cellmates?

Yes, we generally do if we are in a place where we haven't been able to put up a sheet for a little privacy. Like if we were just thrown in the hole and have no clothing. But if we are in the general population, we usually have taken the time to put up a sheet by

Do toilets waste water?

A toilet wasting water depends on:Your usage - if you keep on flushing every few minutes when you it's not really necessary then in a sense the water is wasted and you can expect an increase in your water bill.A leak - if you

What's the strangest question that someone has ever asked you in a public toilet?

The strangest one happens to be an ordinary question in women's restrooms.

What do the toilets like in India look like?

India, is a great country that tries to absorb culture from all over the world.So, my answer will be that it will look the same as in your home. How else can it look different?Yeah, we also have indian toilets along with Western ones.

People who don't flush toilets after using them in a public bathroom, why?

I do flush public toilets when I am done using them.However, from memory this woman I was talking to that lives in one of the USA states not sure which told me from what I remember that she had to walk out of

How do toilet tents look in India?

If I'm not wrong you use dig and poop method,also people do carry toilet papers on such treks. Arranging water on Himalayan treks is not a big task. Its not uncomfortable to poop during treks without comfortable seats.Human beings are very adaptable when it comes to nature's call ;)

People who don't flush toilets after using them in a public bathroom, why?

I do flush public toilets when I am done using them.However, from memory this woman I was talking to that lives in one of the USA states not sure which told me from what I remember that she had to walk out of

Do inmates actually use the toilet in their cell in front of their cellmates?

Yes, we generally do if we are in a place where we haven't been able to put up a sheet for a little privacy. Like if we were just thrown in the hole and have no clothing. But if we are in the general population, we usually have taken the time to put up a sheet by

Are women's public bathrooms cleaner than men's public bathrooms?

I normally use the men's at festivals and gigs the lines and much smaller and Im in a cubicle anyhow so who cares, the men's are much cleaner maby a bit smellier tho, women hover and piss all over the place were men use the

Are public toilets very scarce in India?

It depends what part of India you are talking about and what is your definition of public toilet.I am going to only talk about Eastern and Northern parts of India. I have not been to South India, West India or North East India to comment about them.In small towns one

Why does India have so few toilets? 60% of the people have no toilets. Where is the toilet in India?

Rural open defecation is due to lack of access to infrastructure and access to open land/water bodies. Not just in India, in several countries in remote locations the sewage network is sporadic, hence flush toilets are not used as they

How do toilets flush?

Flush toilet is pretty simple, It helps in case of disposal solid waste and liquid. A chain is connected to the flapper and flush when we pushed the handle the valve is pulled up by the handle arm. by lifting the flapper up the water inside the tank allow to flow down into

Will India ever solve its toilet problems?

Yes, its already solving. The first public private partnership for building toilets are already a hit in Coimbatore. This is slowly following in all other places. There are other initiatives already taken in last 2 years (2015/2016) to eradicate open defacation.You can contribute your funds in this government website toiletfirst.in

My toilet keeps getting plugged up from regular use of toilet paper. Would buying a new toilet fix this? Or is there something wrong with the plumbing?

It's likely the toilet may have something lodged in the trap or at the point where the toilet connects to the drain. Not long ago I found several q-tips lodged in the toilet to drain connection that caused this exact problem. Toothbrushes, pocket combs, tampon applicators, mascara brushes, cosmetic containers and small toys are common, but in

How to fix a toilet clogged with toilet paper

You can poke at it with a stick to break up the fibers of the paper. Do some poking followed by pouring some water in the bowl. Don't flush it yet to avoid an overflow. Stir it up some to break up

How to prevent a toilet from getting clogged

Limit the use of large amounts of toilet paper. If you're prone to be constipated and pass hard stools, flush several times while you're passing stool, but wait to flush again when the toilet bowl has refilled with water and shuts off.If you're prone to passing large or hard stools and clog your

Can I get a bidet in my toilet?

Yes, just you buy an add on bidet, on your existing toilet. But you should know the existing add on types, their cons and pros in order to choose the best one for you.ADD ON BIDET TYPES. CONS AND PROS.1.VERTICAL jet bidetsCONS:

How to fix a toilet

You need to put the details of exactly what you mean by broken for anyone to tell you how to fix it. These questions may help pinpoint the problem, but you have to write which things apply.Is the toilet itself busted? The bowl part? If so where, and how did it break?Is the tank

Where do astronauts go to the toilet in the Soyuz?

Ah, Leon... another one of my favorite subjects..., and I ain't talkin' Soyuz! Thanks for asking this

What happens when you flush the toilet on an airplane? Is the waste kept in a temporary container until it is emptied after the plane lands, or is it spat out into the air during the flight?

What would you do if you come on your terrace for your morning air and found human poop splattered all over?In October 2016, former Lt General Satwant Singh Dahiya who resided near to the Indira Gandhi International airport, Delhi complained to

What are your biggest bathroom pet peeves?

Paper all over the stall. Really people? Why does toilet paper have to be strewn all over the stall?Not flushing the toilet/not making sure the toilet is flushed if automatic. There's a handle there, even a button on the automatics. Use it. Nobody

What is the basic toilet etiquette that one needs to know?

What is the basic toilet etiquette that one needs to know?This is actually a very penetrating question, and I'm surprised no other person experienced in toilet etiquette has deigned to answer. Truly, if you travel the world, and visit widely different cultures, there are (um...) toilet things you need to know about.

What is this perennial conflict between a couple sharing living space about the toilet seat cover being up or down? Can such a simple thing be such an issue for the women?

Say you are sharing a house with someone you wake up in the middle of the night desperately needing the loo. You don't turn the lights on because you don't want to wake up more than you need to you get to the toilet and.. sit down on cold porcelain your bum drops

What are your biggest bathroom pet peeves?

Paper all over the stall. Really people? Why does toilet paper have to be strewn all over the stall?Not flushing the toilet/not making sure the toilet is flushed if automatic. There's a handle there, even a button on the automatics. Use it. Nobody

What is the basic toilet etiquette that one needs to know?

What is the basic toilet etiquette that one needs to know?This is actually a very penetrating question, and I'm surprised no other person experienced in toilet etiquette has deigned to answer. Truly, if you travel the world, and visit widely different cultures, there are (um...) toilet things you need to know about.

What is this perennial conflict between a couple sharing living space about the toilet seat cover being up or down? Can such a simple thing be such an issue for the women?

Say you are sharing a house with someone you wake up in the middle of the night desperately needing the loo. You don't turn the lights on because you don't want to wake up more than you need to you get to the toilet and.. sit down on cold porcelain your bum drops

How futuristic toilet should be?

9 Futuristic Toilets and Seats You Should Be Sitting On:1. Brondell Swash 1000 Advanced Bidet Toilet Seat

Have you ever found a dead mouse in your toilet?

No mice but heaps of frogs. I grew up in the north west of Australia, and frogs would use the toilet blocks on some mining sites for water. This was only certain times of the year but there were a lot of them. Like 20 frogs in one toilet was not uncommon after lights out.So

Can snakes come up through a toilet?

All the pipe under houses and yards have only inches of water except the

Have you ever peed anywhere besides a toilet and a urinal?

An answer I never thought I would have to give, but hilarious that I get to...Ok, on trees, off the back porch, off the front porch, on a garbage can in an alley, on a fire hydrant, in a GIANT flower pot (15 feet across with

How can a rat swim up a toilet and why?

it's useful to remember that

Men, when you go to a public toilet do you use the urinal or the cubicle?

Interesting question. I always like to observe how people (unconsciously?) react when they enter the public restroom and see the current occupation.When all urinals are occupied but the cubicle is not, I'll go to the cubicle. If one of the urinals is empty I will use that one. If possible, I will follow