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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2 years 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
Community Member
2 years 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
Community Member
2 years 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
2 years ago (edited)

Lavish but where's the tissue??

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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
2 years ago

Look what you can't do.

Cesi Baca
Community Member
2 years ago

Actually they can do those things but with modified equipment, like hand peddles, etc. well maybe not the surfing.

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Alexandra Davis
Community Member
2 years ago

Technically my 'bike' has 4 wheels not 2 and is often called a wheelchair. It's as bad as every disabled toilet having those bins you open with your foot. No one who designs disabled toilets seemingly talks to wheelchair users or is disabled themselves as I see those bins in 98% of disabled toilet and I always face palm!

Jackson Allinder
Community Member
2 years ago

My Moms boyfriend has one leg, and he makes so many jokes about it

Trinitee Bell
Community Member
2 years ago

making light of the worst

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Smerv
Community Member
2 years ago

*facepalm*

Adverb Waffle
Community Member
2 years ago

Nice 4 them

ForkNBeans
Community Member
2 years ago

That's just cruel. Beyond bad taste.

PandaLover
Community Member
2 years ago

So you can feel miserable while you poop.... That's kinda mean

Monty Glue
Community Member
2 years ago

Oh cruel fate, why do you mock me?

Jacey Lynn
Community Member
1 year ago

That’s messed up

Amazon QT
Community Member
2 years ago

“That aught to do it, Larry they are gonna love this design!”

really bored panda
Community Member
2 years ago

i like watching stuff i cant do XD

Trinitee Bell
Community Member
2 years ago

just to remind them of all the things they cant do

Hakuna Matata
Community Member
2 years ago

U.U

KarmaQueen
Community Member
2 years ago

so said they have to flaunt it to them what their inabilities are and the things they are not able to do.

D Gangwere
Community Member
2 years ago

You are making a big assumption...

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Liz Sahlin Johansson
Community Member
1 year ago

OR...if you did this you wouldn’t have to need so long time in here...

Neon Petra
Community Member
1 year ago

Look at me, riding a bike into the toilet.

Chris Sharples
Community Member
1 year ago

For the first time in years I've felt the need to log in and comment. This one is pure gold. Absolute ridiculousness

Claudia Espindola
Community Member
2 years ago

Sensitive indeed

Charcoal Kitten
Community Member
2 years ago

THAT IS SO MEAN

Brenda Owens
Community Member
2 years ago

this is supposed to be something to shoot for ? Stupid.

Jonny Chevalier
Community Member
2 years ago

WhY??? do you need sports activities in the can?? illogical!!

Donald Holder
Community Member
2 years ago

How can anyone be that clueless?

Ashley Wright
Community Member
2 years ago

Sit and dream. #cruel

Tammy Ralph
Community Member
2 years ago

Rub it in why don't you.

Laura Perkinson
Community Member
2 years ago

what a stupid idea.

Claudia Espindola
Community Member
2 years ago

Because it is the sensible thing to do..

sharron lynn parsons
Community Member
2 years ago

The person who did this, had a sense of humor OR NOT !!!

Kim Lorton
Community Member
2 years ago

YeH... bad idea!

Hans Brandt
Community Member
2 years ago

Hey, disabled people, f**k you!

Nancy Tauber
Community Member
2 years ago

Get over it. Nothing wrong

Άρης Παπαδόπουλος
Community Member
2 years ago

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This seems like a fail, but what are the other options? Stickers with disabled people on carts? Wouldn't it also be offensive then for reminding them of their handicap? What else? No decoration? Kittens? Flowers? Also I don't think that it was the contractor's choice, but one of the staff's

Chris Jones
Community Member
2 years ago

A pleasant colour and no stupid images?

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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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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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Community Member
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
Community Member
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years ago

it will normal when you drunk

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