Taking some "me time" on the toilet should be a peaceful experience, and usually, it is, in the comfort of your own home, but what happens when you have to use a public restroom? Even the most bathroom shy of people has been caught in that terrifying moment of panic where you have to frantically search for a restroom and pray that you don't find anything too horrific inside.

The following is a list compiled by Bored Panda of the most extreme bathroom design fails that made at least one person if not everyone's' bathroom experience odd, uncomfortable, terrifying and possibly hilarious. From toilettes with no stall to inconveniently placed soap dispensers you won't believe these crappy designs. And remember don't forget to upvote your favs!

#1

Our Airbnb Had A Translucent Bathroom Door. I’m Used To My Impatient Toddler Stalking Me Through The Bathroom Door, But This Took It To A Much Creepier Level

Our Airbnb Had A Translucent Bathroom Door. I’m Used To My Impatient Toddler Stalking Me Through The Bathroom Door, But This Took It To A Much Creepier Level

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Iván Galarraga
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1 year ago

Need to pooooooooop....

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If you have ever been to a public restroom you will notice that the line for the women's bathroom tends to be longer than the men's. Well researchers have found that men actually spend more time on the toilet than women do - seven hours a year in fact. According to the poll men reported they used their bathroom time to hide from a nagging partner, avoid kids, spend time on their phone or just for some 'me time.'

#2

My Friend Sent Me This Picture. He Called It The Most Judgmental Bathroom

My Friend Sent Me This Picture. He Called It The Most Judgmental Bathroom

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Troux
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1 year ago (edited)

The most difficult episode of The Apprentice...

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#3

As If Public Toilets Didn’t Give Me Enough Anxiety

As If Public Toilets Didn’t Give Me Enough Anxiety

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Luis Milian
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1 year ago

eeww

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Factoring both men and women, the average person spends at least 92 days in the toilet over the course of their lifetime. We use the toilet around 5 to 7 times a day which adds up to 2500 times a year. If you factor in the minutes spent each time, it could be possible you are spending more than three months or three years of your life in the bathroom!

#4

Taking "Porcelain Throne" To The Extreme

Taking "Porcelain Throne" To The Extreme

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Cordelia
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

Lavish but where's the tissue??

farbenzirkel
Community Member
1 year ago

If you have that kind of toilet - you have servants standing by holding your tissue. :)

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Lars Lasersson
Community Member
1 year ago

Seriously these pics need to have a) the name and location of the place or maybe even b) gps coordinates. Life's too short not to visit this toilet.

Anne
Community Member
1 year ago

Why build this extravagant toilet and then use the most boring toilet seat cover in the world?

egracec
Community Member
1 year ago

After that much tile and gilt, they ran out of money and that's also why there's no toilet paper.

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Noez 🇸🇪
Community Member
1 year ago

Is this Donald Trumps toilet?

Pinky Pop
Community Member
1 year ago

Nah, Kim Kardashian's I would guess

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Gemma Saleh
Community Member
1 year ago

Why isn't the lid covered in mosaic too? Really diminishes the effect!

Ian Taggart
Community Member
1 year ago

I'm showing this to my architects when I get a mansion.

Katinka Min
Community Member
1 year ago

Dunno. The upper part kinda looks like butt cheeks...

Magic567
Community Member
1 year ago

you could probs make this yourself! im gonna go try it!

Giulia Tolino
Community Member
1 year ago

This is the Casamonica's toilet ( a mafia family from Rome)

FortnitePlayerGirl
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

I see nothing wrong here. Except, where's the toilet paper? And is that made of gold, too?

Luca Giordano
Community Member
1 year ago

someone is really proud of their rectal accomplishments

ADHORTATOR
Community Member
1 year ago

But is it a Ferguson :-)?

HOW ABOUT ℕ𝕆
Community Member
1 year ago

i like it :)

Bella
Community Member
1 year ago

Where is the toilet paper?

Magic567
Community Member
1 year ago

mould a chair then smash dome plates make the shards gold then glue onto the mould done!

Magic567
Community Member
1 year ago

where is this!

Flame Phoenix
Community Member
1 year ago

Omg I want one

Warmaster Tsavong
Community Member
1 year ago

I need this.

Molly Block
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

I LOVE IT! But you'd think they would have ordered a gold colored seat/lid for it. I've seen them at amazon. It would have made this so much nicer.

Nadine
Community Member
1 year ago

The restaurant where I got married had a special bathroom just for the bride. The toilet was this massive wooden structure with a little lid, and a regular toilet beneath it. They told me it was so the bride didn't have to worry too much about pulling up her dress. I hated that thing! lol

tuzdayschild
Community Member
1 year ago

And then I turned around and walked right out.

Paul K. Johnson
Community Member
1 year ago

How would you even know if it's clean?

Desiré Yen
Community Member
1 year ago

Like your buttocks will admire the difference 😁

Jillian Christman
Community Member
1 year ago

this is not a "fail"

Amazon QT
Community Member
1 year ago

NOW THAT’S A THRONE!!!

Letitia Hedding
Community Member
1 year ago

I love that

GABRIEL HICKNER
Community Member
1 year ago

One problem. . .Where's the toilet paper?

TheNerdyOne
Community Member
1 year ago

All I can think of when i see this is the lion from the masked singer

Kristof De Smet
Community Member
1 year ago

Am I the only one seeing a naked butt in the top half?

Peter von Fábry-Eichner
Community Member
7 months ago

Wasn't this the "throne" of the former president of Ukraine, Viktor Janukovitch, in his grandiose datcha (summer house)? He was chased away by popular anger and sought refuge in Putin's Russia.He was a corrupt fellow, so this throne is really what a man like him should have. I wonder if he built anything like it in The Sovi... sorry: Russia?

Liz Sahlin Johansson
Community Member
10 months ago

Saudi Arabia?

Colette Bembenek
Community Member
1 year ago

If Kim Jung-un visted here, he wouldn't use this facility. Everywhere he travels, he is known to take his own port-a-pot. This is fact.

Charcoal Kitten
Community Member
1 year ago

That’s actually amazing

Brenda Owens
Community Member
1 year ago

That’s a joke in its self.

Katelyn Klein
Community Member
1 year ago

you mean T.P?

Enkh Manlai
Community Member
1 year ago

poop like a king!!!!

Abbas Fahmy
Community Member
1 year ago

Good luck fixing any plumbing problem ... because it WILL happen.

Donald Holder
Community Member
1 year ago

Thrown from hell!

Johanna-Nicollette Kidd
Community Member
1 year ago

The Throat Room just got upgraded.

Rachel Kunsman Berosh
Community Member
1 year ago

How do you clean it?

Marnee DeRider
Community Member
1 year ago

Looks like the back would shove your head forward in a very uncomfortable way.

KS Chin
Community Member
1 year ago

I am thinking of what's in between the tiles. Grout? Maybe.

John Kamau
Community Member
1 year ago

Do they expect me to leave that throne for the chairs in the living room.... Heck NO!

Ashley Wright
Community Member
1 year ago

Hideous.

Ashley Wright
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1 year ago

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YoutubePanda
Community Member
1 year ago

the seats so small

c Fuller
Community Member
1 year ago

Probably that Nigerian Prince who keeps emailing me...

Maureen Peters
Community Member
1 year ago

Come rain or shine...for a few minutes I am the king!

Jessica Lynn
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh.

Laura Perkinson
Community Member
1 year ago

This made me laugh! Someone took Throng to a whole new level!

Janice Seagraves
Community Member
1 year ago

How can some work on it when its get plugged?

Jenna Lanham
Community Member
1 year ago

IS THAT LUCIOUS LYON'S THRONE?

Annamay
Community Member
1 year ago

Imagine cleaning that monstrosity

Marzena Helena Leino
Community Member
1 year ago

Has anyone the same idea as myself - Mr Trump sitting and thinking about America?

Shirley Heyn
Community Member
1 year ago

So that is where the term "throne" came from.

Brett Bydairk
Community Member
1 year ago

I want one of these!

Amanda Avey
Community Member
1 year ago

Bet that's a b*tch to clean :/

Etsubdink sisay
Community Member
1 year ago

fancy

Oliver Casasola
Community Member
1 year ago

But... why?

Rachel Hamrick
Community Member
1 year ago

That has to be hard to clean...

Антон Христов(Anton Hristoff)
Community Member
1 year ago

This is a toilet of a really rich Bulgarian family composed only by liars and corruption. They obviously doesn't even have a basic idea of a taste. The paradox in this pic is that their last name means Bathroom in Bulgarian. Banevi -> Banya -> Bathroom.

Omar
Community Member
1 year ago

"Ra" is protecting you

Carol Roeder
Community Member
1 year ago

You remove the lions head on the right! They just keep it hidden so the cat doesn't get it!

Snowy Tundra
Community Member
1 year ago

I thought of the Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall movie, Coming to America, which is being remade. There's a scene where the chief servant calls for the wipers after Prince Akeem asked if he might use the bathroom by himself.

Danielle Renee
Community Member
1 year ago

not a fan of the shiny tile, but i do like the lions

Matt York
Community Member
1 year ago

KINGS DONT NEED TP

LazyPanda
Community Member
1 year ago

The rich people's toilet

sharron lynn parsons
Community Member
1 year ago

I do wonder what city this is !!!

Kim Lorton
Community Member
1 year ago

A hand comes out from the side of the interior of the toilet and takes care of business for you!

Mica nkusi
Community Member
1 year ago

Donald trumps bathroom

Randomcthulu
Community Member
1 year ago

I wouldn't want to clean this monstrosity

Bob Beltcher
Community Member
1 year ago

I want this

Lulu Machete
Community Member
1 year ago

Why'd they skimp on the cheap plastic lid?!??

John Doe
Community Member
1 year ago

The Lannister Shitter.

Rev
Community Member
1 year ago

".....and on the left you will see the recently renovated Lincoln Bedroom bathroom."

Rev
Community Member
1 year ago

"........and here you see the new bathroom of the famed Lincoln Bedroom."

Gemma Lees
Community Member
1 year ago

S**t like a King!

Shadowcat
Community Member
1 year ago

I'd hate to be the person who has to clean it.

Jackson Allinder
Community Member
1 year ago

Ahem*Nasty*Mmm

kathryn stretton
Community Member
1 year ago

How does it flush?

SETH SHOEMAKE
Community Member
1 year ago

The tissue on the mid right...

ShiftyLookinNinjaPandaGirl
Community Member
1 year ago

WOW!

Kelly Horrigan
Community Member
1 year ago

Tissue? A hand appears and cleans you up!

Bumble
Community Member
1 year ago

I would LOVE this.

Giulia Tolino
Community Member
1 year ago

This is the Casamonica's toilet (a mafia family from Roma)

Marika Stanway
Community Member
1 year ago

I wouldn’t be able to go on that! It would b like p****ng in an armchair! Also, I see no paper!

Von
Community Member
1 year ago

How do you actually sell this as the real estate agent? This is why I couldn't perform in that career! I'd NEVER be able to say this was anything other than a nominal cost in regard to replacement and upgrade. Lol

Blue Cicada
Community Member
1 year ago

Definitely have to build a renovation costs into your offer to the seller.

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SmallTownGirl
Community Member
1 year ago

good lord imagine having to replace the wax ring?

KCN
Community Member
1 year ago

Now you have to deal with not only a cold seat in the middle of the night, but cold arms and a cold back and cold feet as well.

Joseph Karthic
Community Member
1 year ago

Shit like a king!!

Jelena Obradović
Community Member
1 year ago

Is this in Dubai? :)

PandaLover
Community Member
1 year ago

I actually found this to be pretty funny. It's kinda cool

Monty Glue
Community Member
1 year ago

That has got to be what Trump put in the White House. It's where he does his best.

KT Trondsen
Community Member
1 year ago

the top back looks like a but bent over

Karen Dyer
Community Member
1 year ago

this is called BYOTP, why you don't see it.

T Rex King
Community Member
1 year ago

God, i want that potty

Natasha Forchione
Community Member
1 year ago

It looks so uncomfortable!! Like if you are tall you legs might not be exactly on that platform.

JessG
Community Member
1 year ago

Who's is this!!!???

Danish Dynomummy
Community Member
1 year ago

Holy crap! It's butt ugly

glowworm2
Community Member
1 year ago

Nah, this one is awesome!

Elizabeth
Community Member
1 year ago

this just invites you to stay a while lol

Zoe's Mom
Community Member
1 year ago

Okay; this is not just ugly but FUGLY!

Chris Jones
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

Absoslutely hideous! Tough to keep clean.

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Kathryn Baylis
Community Member
1 year ago

Trump's house? Bet it's all fake.

Sue Knerl
Community Member
1 year ago

Trump's bathroom, right?

ForkNBeans
Community Member
1 year ago

Looks like most preferred to use the sink!

Ben Smith
Community Member
1 year ago

Motherfucking awesome

Don Flynn
Community Member
1 year ago

betya that is in trumps private bathroom in his favorite home

Isog Sargent
Community Member
1 year ago

Donald Trump doesn't need toilet paper. Lindsey Graham wipes his ass.

KarmaQueen
Community Member
1 year ago

where is this? Pres Trump Hotel

Sunzilla
Community Member
1 year ago

Is this in Trump Tower?

Tahani
Community Member
1 year ago

It that trump's toilet?

Brivid
Community Member
1 year ago

I thought the same thing.

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#5

"We Need To Decorate The Toilet For The Disabled." "Say No More"

"We Need To Decorate The Toilet For The Disabled." "Say No More"

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The Dutches
Community Member
1 year ago

Look what you can't do.

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There is nothing particularly entertaining about going to the bathroom, but that didn't stop South Korea from opening the first (and only) 'Restroom Cultural Park.' This odd toilet themed park opened in 2012 and includes a toiled shaped museum, toilet sculptures and toilet-related artwork.

#6

Toilet In The Meeting Room

Toilet In The Meeting Room

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Ceamm
Community Member
1 year ago

I think this one takes the title of the most judgmental bathroom

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#7

Sink Attached To The Toilet, Forming A Perfect Slide

Sink Attached To The Toilet, Forming A Perfect Slide

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Martti Laurson
Community Member
1 year ago

This is why you should always pud the lid down. And of course also because when you flush, fecal matter flies around. You would not want that.

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If you have ever wondered why someone is taking extra long in the toilet it may not be for the reason that you think. Surveys that 75% of people use their cellphones whilst on the toilet, whether it's texting, emailing or even taking phone calls. With this much cell-related bathroom activity it's no wonder that 7 million phones end up in the toilet each year.

#8

This Bathroom Has A Guitar Urinal That Replays Tunes You Play For Everyone In The Restroom

This Bathroom Has A Guitar Urinal That Replays Tunes You Play For Everyone In The Restroom

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Hello it Smee
Community Member
1 year ago

I am not a dude, but if I was... your damn straight I would wait to go pee in that urinal. Also, nice touch with the stage lights.

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#9

When You Play The Sims But Forget To Rotate

When You Play The Sims But Forget To Rotate

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Wina Jackson
Community Member
1 year ago

I mean, on the Sims, we can just fix the problem easily by rotating them again. But this?

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Going to the bathroom takes up a significant amount of our lives, but using a proper toilet is something many of us take for granted. In 2001, November 19th was named as "U.N World Toilet Day" by the World Toilet Organization, "a global non-profit committed to improving toilet and sanitation conditions worldwide." The aim of this day is "breaking the silence on the sanitation crisis."

#10

This Bathroom Is Making Me Want To Try Unrealistic Challenges

This Bathroom Is Making Me Want To Try Unrealistic Challenges

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Martti Laurson
Community Member
1 year ago

Shit'n'pee

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#11

The Paint In This Public Restroom

The Paint In This Public Restroom

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Nuniek Widiayani
Community Member
1 year ago

eew why

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For a largely sedentary activity, using the toilet comes with lots of risks. A reportedly 85% of bathroom-related injures occur from someone falling into the toilet after the seat has been left up. Leaving the seat up was listed as one of the top bathroom annoyance for women - hmm looks like there is a correlation there.

#12

Rule #1 In Designing A Wheelchair-Accessible Bathroom...

Rule #1 In Designing A Wheelchair-Accessible Bathroom...

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Hello please don't judge
Community Member
1 year ago

oh lordy ahahaha! this one really got me!

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#13

Bathroom Stall In A D.C. Bathroom

Bathroom Stall In A D.C. Bathroom

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Hello it Smee
Community Member
1 year ago

Yaay, I pooped!

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When you are entertaining guests at your house you may not focus too much on how presentable your bathroom is or what's in there but maybe you should. It has been recorded that 70% of house guests snoop through other people's bathroom cabinets and drawers.

#14

Attention

Attention

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Captain Marvellous ♥️
Community Member
1 year ago

Well, I am a disabled, elderly pregnant child and I do not see what is wrong with this. Please excuse me, I need the bathroom and you are standing in the doorway.

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#15

Super Awkward Semi-Transparent Bathroom Stall Doors

Super Awkward Semi-Transparent Bathroom Stall Doors

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The Dutches
Community Member
1 year ago

Why ???? Sorry, this is not going to happen.

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American Joseph Gayetty invented toilet paper in 1857 and boy is the world thankful. Americans use 433 million miles of toilet paper in a year, which is enough to stretch to the sun and all the way back.

#16

What Is This?! A Sink For Ants?!

What Is This?! A Sink For Ants?!

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meow point1
Community Member
1 year ago

More like a bathtub for ants.

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#17

This Men's Bathroom

This Men's Bathroom

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Troux
Community Member
1 year ago

Cockeye

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We have all found some unsavory things in public restrooms, but regardless of how many people use these toilets there are actually no more bacteria in public toilet than in a home bathroom. The air in public restrooms is normally cool, dry, and filled with oxygen which is not ideal for supporting fecal matter bacteria. Our of the other germs found in these public bathrooms 68% of them we come into contract with just by being outside.

#18

The Sink In My Hotel Was A Bit... Complicated

The Sink In My Hotel Was A Bit... Complicated

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Hello it Smee
Community Member
1 year ago

OMG, I know where this is!!!! It is at McMenamins Olympic Club, in Centralia, WA. Great restaurant & movie theater, very bohemian with eclectic art by local artists.

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#19

Not Exactly The Color Pattern You Like To See In A Bathroom

Not Exactly The Color Pattern You Like To See In A Bathroom

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1 year ago

I wouldn't want that pattern anywhere

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University of Arizona microbiology professor Charles P. Gerba found that soap in public toilets can actually make you dirtier. There’s “so much fecal matter that you’re almost better off washing your hands in the toilet after you flush it,” said Gerba. Airborne bacteria finds its way into open dispensers and the over-dilution of soap mixtures make it less resistant to the germs living there - gross.

#20

My Arms Are About 7 Feet Long, So This Wasn't An Issue For Me

My Arms Are About 7 Feet Long, So This Wasn't An Issue For Me

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Luis Milian
Community Member
1 year ago

you prep your tp first and then do your thing...right?

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#21

Another Guy And I Both Walked In The Bathroom At The Same Time. After Seeing This, He Said "This Isn't Going To Happen" And He Walked Out

Another Guy And I Both Walked In The Bathroom At The Same Time. After Seeing This, He Said "This Isn't Going To Happen" And He Walked Out

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Luis Milian
Community Member
1 year ago

one goes, the other waits and then goes after the first one is done. the cycle

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#22

Thinking Of Becoming A Mum?

Thinking Of Becoming A Mum?

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tuzdayschild
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1 year ago

Probably not

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#23

Hotel Henri IV. Mosaic Art In The Bathroom

Hotel Henri IV. Mosaic Art In The Bathroom

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Shelp
Community Member
1 year ago

Is it in France? Because as far I know, the HIV is called in french "VIH". Maybe they simply didn't know what it means in English.

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#24

All Toilets Must Be Centered In The Middle Of The Classroom So Kids Eating Their Snacks Three Feet Away Can Bare Witness To Their Classmates Defecating

All Toilets Must Be Centered In The Middle Of The Classroom So Kids Eating Their Snacks Three Feet Away Can Bare Witness To Their Classmates Defecating

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spirit wolf
Community Member
1 year ago

This can't possibly even be legal.

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#25

This Bathroom Window

This Bathroom Window

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Natters
Community Member
1 year ago

Aww... it's actually cute!

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#26

Just What You Want To See In The Bathroom Of An Ice Cream Shop

Just What You Want To See In The Bathroom Of An Ice Cream Shop

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Aaron W
Community Member
1 year ago

Looks like 2 Girls brand of ice cream.

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#27

My New Apartment's Toilet Is So Narrow That Even My Skinny Ass Doesn't Fit In It

My New Apartment's Toilet Is So Narrow That Even My Skinny Ass Doesn't Fit In It

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Martti Laurson
Community Member
1 year ago

Sit sideways

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#28

This Bathroom In My Local Cinema. Peek-A-Poo

This Bathroom In My Local Cinema. Peek-A-Poo

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Aaron W
Community Member
1 year ago

When you hire an architect who is just out of prison.

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#29

This Waiting Area For The Toilet

This Waiting Area For The Toilet

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Kenny Lawhorn
Community Member
1 year ago

The candle brings the room together.

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#30

Bathroom Mirror At A Bar In Italy

Bathroom Mirror At A Bar In Italy

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Faizal Jam
Community Member
1 year ago

it will normal when you drunk

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