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
Community Member
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

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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.

Momo Skarsgård
Community Member
1 year ago

My 4 y.o knows better and always puts the lid down, I wish most adults would do the same.

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Bobert Robertson
Community Member
1 year ago

No doubt my kids would pee on the side on purpose....

Lena Hudson
Community Member
1 year ago

Not really sure why my pal Bobert is getting downvote for an idle observation about his kiddos. You guys get that he probably isn't commanding the kids to pee on the side, right?

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Natters
Community Member
1 year ago

R.i.p. toothbrush

Elizabeth
Community Member
1 year ago

This one looks like it's very easy to keep clean, as long as you can keep your toothbrush out of the situation.

ForkNBeans
Community Member
1 year ago

Water park for roaches.

Tahani
Community Member
1 year ago

Maybe that will remind you to close the lid...

The Dutches
Community Member
1 year ago

Maybe it was ...

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NanZ
Community Member
1 year ago

That is not how I clean my toothbrush or toilet.

Auston Ashdown
Community Member
1 year ago

Thank God I’m a lefty

Ian Taggart
Community Member
1 year ago

I just now got why this is an issue.

Bill
Community Member
1 year ago

5 second rule

Monika Soffronow
Community Member
1 year ago

ick

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Luca Giordano
Community Member
1 year ago

hahaha. evil designer!

Eric Lambrecht
Community Member
1 year ago

at least its not the other way around....

Gregg V
Community Member
1 year ago

That's one way to clean your toothbrush.

Amazon QT
Community Member
1 year ago

OMG THIS IS AN EPIC FAIL!!! LOL

GABRIEL HICKNER
Community Member
1 year ago

Perfect! Set your phone on the edge? BLOOSH!! Into the toilet!

BingeFest1
Community Member
1 year ago

10/10 design

TheNerdyOne
Community Member
1 year ago

Poor lonely toothbrush

Eden-Rose Huntsman
Community Member
1 year ago

why is there a tooothbrush in the toilet

HOUSE
Community Member
1 year ago

Ok but in the toilets defence, why are you balancing your toothbrush on the side instead of in a cup or something? And if you were brushing your teeth then why was the toilet so exposed?

🔥Random_Gurl🔥
Community Member
1 year ago

I like the toothbrush in the toilet. Nice touch😂

Michelle Line
Community Member
1 year ago

Seinfeld!

Jackson Allinder
Community Member
1 year ago

R.I.P. Dat Toof Brush

Stuart Mckay
Community Member
1 year ago

Fecal spray onto toothbrushes was disproved by mythbusters.

Mária Maršalková
Community Member
1 year ago

Just the handle is in the water, not the brush so you are lucky you can still use it

Amanda Scott
Community Member
1 year ago

Well, no toothbrushing tonight! 🤮

Vintagekween
Community Member
1 year ago

Well, you wouldn't want your toothbrush to fall off the edge and hit the floor. That's gross. LOLOL

Molly Block
Community Member
1 year ago

I've never seen such a squared toilet though.

Von
Community Member
1 year ago

Hahahahaha!!!!! This is just evil!

KarmaQueen
Community Member
1 year ago

Didn't really see the big issue with it, until I looked in the toilet.

Chris Rickards
Community Member
1 year ago

I could take a dump and play with a Tech Deck at the same time!

Malwin Wellham
Community Member
1 year ago

With this you will always know where to look for lost sink items

David de Klerk
Community Member
1 year ago

Who dropped his toothbrush in the toilet??

Priya Sharma
Community Member
1 year ago

When you don't respect a pot's personal space

Philippe Jespersen
Community Member
1 year ago

It's a slippery slope

Cherry Hustedde
Community Member
1 year ago

Why is there a toothbrush in the toilet?

Malachi Phillips
Community Member
1 year ago

why is the toothbrush in the toilet

Charcoal Kitten
Community Member
1 year ago

Who ever made this is satan

Brenda Owens
Community Member
1 year ago

Gives a new meaning to the word LAZY.

Lea Cordle
Community Member
1 year ago

Where did the tooth brush come from?

Marie Oriol-Lavalle
Community Member
1 year ago

What's up with the toothbrush in the toilet bowl?...randomly weird

Lavander Pink
Community Member
1 year ago

The tooth brush in the toilet tho

Anita Holleufer
Community Member
1 year ago

Did they clean it with the toothbrush?

Abbas Fahmy
Community Member
1 year ago

This made me gag involuntarily

Donald Holder
Community Member
1 year ago

This is why I don't keep my toothbrush or hairbrush in the bathroom.

okpkpkp
Community Member
1 year ago

Keep the lid shut when not in use.

Sarina Salazar
Community Member
1 year ago

Mmm... that toothbrush in the toilet..

John Kamau
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh great... Now we have a Comedian Toilet...

Mazikeen Lebron
Community Member
1 year ago

weird ,look at the sink

c Fuller
Community Member
1 year ago

does the sink water fill the toilet reservoir?

c Fuller
Community Member
1 year ago

Baaaah!

Twilight Princess
Community Member
1 year ago

Is no one else gonna talk about the toothbrush INSIDE the toilet?

Laura Perkinson
Community Member
1 year ago

But the toothbrush in the Toilet helps keep it clean , right? lol

Janice Seagraves
Community Member
1 year ago

Perfect for losing your toothbrush.

Nancy Baldauf
Community Member
1 year ago

Why is there a toothbrush in the toilet?

Marzena Helena Leino
Community Member
1 year ago

Maybe the idea was to reuse some water overflow from the sink.... But with closed lid? LOL

Shirley Heyn
Community Member
1 year ago

Okay, buy a new toothbrush!

Kay Maxey
Community Member
1 year ago

This makes it cleaner to barf while you’re pooping.

Mahu Laura
Community Member
1 year ago

:)))

Tom Edwards
Community Member
1 year ago

Should be great for germs!

Rachel Hamrick
Community Member
1 year ago

Ew... two-for-one deal gone to the extreme!

Debbie
Community Member
1 year ago

noooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

Aziz Ahmad
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

... and the toothbrush knew what to do...

Carol Roeder
Community Member
1 year ago

Okay, who's going in for that one?

NWB
Community Member
1 year ago

the toothbrush hahahahaha

Isabel Frost
Community Member
1 year ago

Whee!

Slune
Community Member
1 year ago

Bye bye toothpaste.

Stephanie Hewitt
Community Member
1 year ago

Lids are there for a reason

Kim Lorton
Community Member
1 year ago

What the hell is the tooth brush for?!

Mathias Dybdal
Community Member
1 year ago

Hey is Therese a toothbrus in the toilet

Iceroyalmilktea
Community Member
1 year ago

the toothbrush in the toilet just make it 200% funnier

Kitsune
Community Member
1 year ago

Sanitary

LoneWolfie
Community Member
1 year ago

Why tf is there a toothbrush in the toilet??

Marie Watkins Crocker
Community Member
1 year ago

This would happen to me almost immediately, I wouldn't even need to have the toothbrush in my hand.

Tinne
Community Member
1 year ago

I think the sink was designed to collect used water to flush the toilet, hence the joined design. A very clunky design, though... not very well thought out.

SirPatTheCat
Community Member
1 year ago

Step 1: pee on top of slope Step 2: fun water slide

Nikki D
Community Member
1 year ago

Never seen a square toilet seat before.

Max L.
Community Member
1 year ago

for squared assets.

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Kathryn Baylis
Community Member
1 year ago

The toothbrush in the toilet is a nice touch. /s

Elizabeth Moriarty Palmiter
Community Member
1 year ago

Also... why is there a toothbrush in the toilet?

Monty Glue
Community Member
1 year ago

What is a toothbrush doing in a beer cooler?

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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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