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
Community Member
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
Community Member
1 year ago

eeww

Night Owl
Community Member
1 year ago

Hey, at least the "fluid" is not yellow (or red ... or brownish)

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birdhouse
Community Member
1 year ago

Could be worse, they could have made it yellow...or red.

Carlota Ocón
Community Member
1 year ago

BROWN

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Christina Sersif
Community Member
1 year ago

Why would anyone think that's a good idea?

The Dutches
Community Member
1 year ago

I think it is very funny. Just don't want to sit on it.

varwenea
Community Member
1 year ago

Good Lord! Can't tell apart pee drips from the design.

ShadowHunter7623
Community Member
1 year ago

This was designed by a troll

tarebear
Community Member
1 year ago

Wait.....what? Is this like a thing now designing toilets that look like they have erupted???

Elizabeth Butler
Community Member
1 year ago

it DID erupt...this one flushes with a pressure valve, and if they install the wrong one, Vesuvius!

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KarmaQueen
Community Member
1 year ago

Why would someone make this as a design.

Amber Sanchez
Community Member
1 year ago

Ahhh no not happening

Amazon QT
Community Member
1 year ago

Designer Pee Stains!! 🤮

Flame Phoenix
Community Member
1 year ago

This s is just mean 🤢

Gryffindor Grace
Community Member
1 year ago

whose idea was this?

KCN
Community Member
1 year ago

Is this PRINTED on the surface? Or did someone really abuse it??

Ry Keener
Community Member
1 year ago

It is a printed on the seat.

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Audrey Joy
Community Member
1 year ago

*Trying to figure out which is real*

Hobbit Girly
Community Member
1 year ago

Who designed this? Who...who raised you?

kicca
Community Member
1 year ago

I have the exact same one in my toilet..I actually like it 🙈

Amazon QT
Community Member
1 year ago

@kicca — one would hope he did. LOL

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Rob Chapman
Community Member
1 year ago

Why would anyone design a toilet seat like that. I mean, obviously it was done for shits & giggles, but still....

Mandira Basu
Community Member
1 year ago

seriously what happened here?

Hilzillah
Community Member
1 year ago

I WANT THIS!!

Momo Skarsgård
Community Member
1 year ago

same here!! Lol

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Nancy Tauber
Community Member
1 year ago

It’s cool! Some people can’t have any fun

Monty Glue
Community Member
1 year ago

If it's a men's room (very likely) then time for a soccer pee. (no hands)

Rose
Community Member
1 year ago

thought that was called a prison pee

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Karen Dyer
Community Member
1 year ago

Turbo flush, went wild. Or did a big dog come in and get a drink?

Being_Cori
Community Member
1 year ago

nope - nope - nope

Dara
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh, No. WHY? kkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk

Brobro McDuderson
Community Member
1 year ago

Someone’s well hydrated.

Natters
Community Member
1 year ago

At least not yellow.

DancingToMyself
Community Member
1 year ago

Like my screen saver

Liz Sahlin Johansson
Community Member
1 year ago

Well ... it probably seemed like good and cool idea to the designer in a moment of creativity...😶

Amanda Pitcher
Community Member
1 year ago

Who thought this was a good idea!

Iceroyalmilktea
Community Member
1 year ago

this one never fails to make me cackle

Priya Sharma
Community Member
1 year ago

Germs under cover!!

Brenda Owens
Community Member
1 year ago

No, I don’t have a problem with people wanting to use my bathroom, why ?

Byron Mitchell
Community Member
1 year ago

Please tell me that's a photo printed on the toilet.

Anita Holleufer
Community Member
1 year ago

Ugh!

Donald Holder
Community Member
1 year ago

This is downright infuriating.

Flavia Slag
Community Member
1 year ago

If you sprinkle when you tinkle be a sweetie and wipe the seatie.

Johanna-Nicollette Kidd
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

Not sure if that's water or what, but I'd run all the way home rather than use that

John Kamau
Community Member
1 year ago

Awwwwww COME ON!!!!

Ashley Wright
Community Member
1 year ago

Toilet manufacturer has quite the sense of humor.

c Fuller
Community Member
1 year ago

Is that stainless steel that is wet? Is it a paint job to look wet? or is there a plumbing problem?

Sharon Vaughn
Community Member
1 year ago

Super flush?

Maggie Collins
Community Member
1 year ago

Are you kidding me???

Laura Perkinson
Community Member
1 year ago

eeekkk no way, I will use the outside first

Barbara Baxendale
Community Member
1 year ago

OMG !!

Michèle Gyselinck
Community Member
1 year ago

EEwww!

Aileen Grist
Community Member
1 year ago

No way could I use that

Annamay
Community Member
1 year ago

This is so wrong.

Heather Brady-Connor
Community Member
1 year ago

Nope, nope, nope, hell nope!

Marzena Helena Leino
Community Member
1 year ago

Without checking the doubtlessly worthy design I would have chosen another, even if that would mean walking [read: trotting] another mile :)

未周 陸
Community Member
1 year ago

Who Did THIS?!

Marylou Sakosky
Community Member
1 year ago

I love that toilet seat. My friends are scared as it looks like cats are attacking them using mine. Plus i have a toilet light flashes on . I never thought that someone would actually ''poop' their pants when flash. No..This never occurred to me , I have to share what i think i took from you Panda ツ funny-Taco...36687a.jpg funny-Taco-Bell-toilet-paper-bathroom-5c9a33136687a.jpg

Jess De La Souza
Community Member
1 year ago

If only toilets came with settings such as bum warmers for cold days and massages ahahah not this cold metal wet illusion....or is it? Dun dun dunnn

Wim Cossement
Community Member
1 year ago

Nice design, hides the present splashes of pee...

Nikki Ty-Tomkins
Community Member
1 year ago

Banksy was here ....

Tricia Flynn
Community Member
1 year ago

Nope just nope

Isabel Frost
Community Member
1 year ago

Yeah, let's splash some water on this toilet. Looks great!

Danielle Renee
Community Member
1 year ago

why would you do this?

Lanetta Bohanon
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh that's just wrong!

Kim Lorton
Community Member
1 year ago

Omg... did someone take a bath in there!?!

Analyn Lahr
Community Member
1 year ago

So wrong...

GABRIEL HICKNER
Community Member
1 year ago

Ewww. . .I would wipe the seat out of habit

Oscar Guerrero
Community Member
1 year ago

Ugh

Zeyad El-Ansary
Community Member
1 year ago

At least it's not hello.

Hello it Smee
Community Member
1 year ago

Gross, is that pee or just the seat? I don't need that kind of stress when going to the bathroom.

Linda Something
Community Member
1 year ago

It's a smart design if they don't want you to see if it has been cleaned recently or not.

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meow point1
Community Member
1 year ago

It would look like pee, except I've never seen any pee that clear.

Janice Seagraves
Community Member
1 year ago

Looks like someone peed all over it.

Just saying
Community Member
1 year ago

I actually like it, lol.

rameshk
Community Member
1 year ago

It is just a photoshop edit or it is a design in the seat

Ry Keener
Community Member
1 year ago

The seat came with this printed on it.

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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??

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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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Community Member
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
Community Member
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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