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.

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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

Hans
Community Member
1 year ago

People obviously were out of paper...

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FortnitePlayerGirl
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

Well, needless to say, this bathroom is crap.

Yeet Man
Community Member
1 year ago

Buh Dum Tisshhh

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Bonnie Blue Bird
Community Member
1 year ago

Look Mom, I made ART! :P

N S
Community Member
1 year ago

spoiler alert, that's no paint *tam tam taaam*

Cactus McCoy
Community Member
1 year ago

Imagine getting paid for this job.

Erin Pratt
Community Member
1 year ago

I’m not convinced it’s paint.

Άρης Παπαδόπουλος
Community Member
1 year ago

Maybe it's not paint but an undercoat that makes smooth surfaces rough. Constructors do that when they want to install tiles to plasterboard walls, for better adhension.

Harry Potter
Community Member
1 year ago

Is this finger-painted?

Erika Drewke
Community Member
1 year ago

"Paint"

Kjorn
Community Member
1 year ago

paint… yeah right

Eric Lambrecht
Community Member
1 year ago

Painted by everybody whos been in here before... Mind the smell

BeesAreCool
Community Member
1 year ago

umm... interesting Paint?

Mary Stiles
Community Member
1 year ago

Are we sure that's paint?

Amazon QT
Community Member
1 year ago

Not a good “faux” painting job for a restroom stall.

Gregg V
Community Member
1 year ago

AOC's upcoming Brown Deal?

Gregg V
Community Member
1 year ago

Makes you want to go with the flow or eat more fiber. ;-)

MN Free Spirit
Community Member
1 year ago

Im literally eating a chocolate chip cookie right now and just about tossed them :P

Joakim Utterhall
Community Member
1 year ago

Looks like old glue

Magdalena Tregear
Community Member
1 year ago

It's not a paint...muahahaha (diabolical laughter)

birdhouse
Community Member
1 year ago

or is it?

Xoxo
Community Member
1 year ago

Paint. Right....

MISTAH TURTLE
Community Member
4 months ago

Holy shit 😮😲

Julie Janssen
Community Member
1 year ago

Looks like they hired a bunch of toddlers and told them to provide the medium they needed to smear on the walls!

Liz Sahlin Johansson
Community Member
1 year ago

nonononono...NO WAY!

Neon Petra
Community Member
1 year ago

But if it isn't paint...

Sherri McCharles
Community Member
1 year ago

I know where that is

Sherri McCharles
Community Member
1 year ago

I know where this is

Priya Sharma
Community Member
1 year ago

Absolute shitty

Aidan Schirra
Community Member
1 year ago

That paint is shit.

kokalols
Community Member
1 year ago

Bob Saget, "HE SHIT ALL OVER THE WALLS!"

Charcoal Kitten
Community Member
1 year ago

Noo nooo noooo nooooo noooooo

Leo Umbras
Community Member
1 year ago

not paint.....................:|

Brenda Owens
Community Member
1 year ago

Too easy.

Jonny Chevalier
Community Member
1 year ago

Hmmmm! I see eyes horns.. and the smell is a bit iffy..

Marie Oriol-Lavalle
Community Member
1 year ago

It works if you're going for that "brown, smeared doodoo on the walls" look.

Katelyn Klein
Community Member
1 year ago

hopefully not what we all think it is... DUH, DUH, DUHHHH!!!!!

Bo Justin Balila
Community Member
1 year ago

xDD

Jeannie Carle
Community Member
1 year ago

step in - look at the wall - back right back out LOL

Fred Burrows
Community Member
1 year ago

Environmentally friendly , paper free .

Anita Wolf
Community Member
1 year ago

quite familiar view in a nursing home

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

Recycled nitemares?

Mazikeen Lebron
Community Member
1 year ago

nastyy

Ashley Wright
Community Member
1 year ago

Lazy painter.

YoutubePanda
Community Member
1 year ago

are you sure it's paint?

Valerie Anne
Community Member
1 year ago

Are we sure that's just paint?

Tammy Ralph
Community Member
1 year ago

This had to be done deliberately, it's absolutely disgusting.

Maureen Peters
Community Member
1 year ago

I better go to the neighbors!

Sharon Vaughn
Community Member
1 year ago

You sure that's paint?

Jessica Lynn
Community Member
1 year ago

"paint" - sure.

Ellie Mae
Community Member
1 year ago

Eew yuck, looks like sh t

Marjorie Babin
Community Member
1 year ago

Shit art!!

Andrea Delden
Community Member
1 year ago

So bad! It reminds me of something my daughter did at 9 months of age at Grandma’s house. It wasn’t pretty then and it isn’t now!

Jane Alexander
Community Member
1 year ago

Had to keep the two year old busy?

Jim Price
Community Member
1 year ago

Um... are you SURE that's... paint...?

Janice Seagraves
Community Member
1 year ago

Did they not have enough pain...or a nice color?

Annamay
Community Member
1 year ago

I had a kid who used to paint like that if I didn't get to him fast enough.

Just saying
Community Member
1 year ago

Nope!

未周 陸
Community Member
1 year ago

Well, At Least, what happens IN this Room, stays IN this Room!

Marzena Helena Leino
Community Member
1 year ago

Aren't you guys too choosy? Most adequate and in place. [LOL]

Dog Lover
Community Member
1 year ago

Umm.....sure....paint....

Sue Donim
Community Member
1 year ago

looks like a child got tired of waiting for diaper to be changed.

Etsubdink sisay
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

Its look like some thing BAD

Oliver Casasola
Community Member
1 year ago

The designer can add a text like "add toilet paper" to be more decorative

Tom Edwards
Community Member
1 year ago

I never figure a reason a woman could not see a seat up? I never fell into one!

Barbara Stewart
Community Member
1 year ago

So wrong

Fidel Bousquet
Community Member
1 year ago

Somebody ran out of toilet paper

Rachel Hamrick
Community Member
1 year ago

Um...I'd want to know if someone smeared yuck on the wall.

Geoffrey Holland
Community Member
1 year ago

News flash that isn't paint

Grace Skerp
Community Member
1 year ago

A great artist can made use of any available medium. However, that doesn't mean s/he should.

Debbie
Community Member
1 year ago

weird choice!

Wendy Dyson
Community Member
1 year ago

That’s hideous!

Mike Hansen
Community Member
1 year ago

Looks like something a 3 year old would do-do!!! LOL

danielw
Community Member
1 year ago

so... are we sure that's actually a paint job?

K. Taufiq Elahi
Community Member
1 year ago

... innovative! indeed! :)

Matt York
Community Member
1 year ago

art comes in many forms

Janell Robb
Community Member
1 year ago

“Paint”

First.time.in.Space
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh.. "The Artist" goes ALL IN THIS TIME! Yay!

LazyPanda
Community Member
1 year ago

Looks like pudding smeared all over the wall but since it's a restroom, that's bobo

Kristy P
Community Member
1 year ago

"Paint"

Vivian Verzosa
Community Member
1 year ago

like a poop

Vivian Verzosa
Community Member
1 year ago

it's like a poop being scattred haha

sharron lynn parsons
Community Member
1 year ago

Must have had some free paint !!!

Patrick Shore
Community Member
1 year ago

Drunk trying to find that door

Kim Lorton
Community Member
1 year ago

Yuck!

KoIvanov
Community Member
1 year ago

Sodomites mating signal. The stench attracting gays from kms away. Butt boy bandits!

Iceroyalmilktea
Community Member
1 year ago

out of all the colors in the world they choose just that

Kathleen Muchka
Community Member
1 year ago

Are you certain that is paint?

KarmaPeace
Community Member
1 year ago

Thats nasty

John Fasano
Community Member
1 year ago

That's what I call a "Shit Show"!!!

GABRIEL HICKNER
Community Member
1 year ago

POOP SMEAR!!!! A toddler had way too much fun taking the poop out of the toilet and smearing it on the walls.

Saara-Elina Kaukiainen
Community Member
1 year ago

Ew. That's not right..

Becky H.
Community Member
1 year ago

O like the pattern of the paint, but does it have to be brown?!

Gemma Lees
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

I bet the floor was painted to look like people had dribbled wee all over it and the sani bins were given a decorative red stippling effect.

HOUSE
Community Member
1 year ago

Not a bad idea for prison toilets

David Booth
Community Member
1 year ago

A whole new meaning for a dirty protest

Kerolos Saleib
Community Member
1 year ago

I hope this is at a rave.... Cause I have been in one at a rave... And it looks like that... Naturally by 5am. Like how and why?!?! 🤮🤢🤮

Ruby
Community Member
1 year ago

Why? just why

Pseudo Puppy
Community Member
1 year ago

evidence to all alien lifeforms, that humans are indeed, stupid by nature.

Jackson Allinder
Community Member
1 year ago

Are you sure it is paint?

SETH SHOEMAKE
Community Member
1 year ago

Experienced painter, even I know better.

Magic567
Community Member
1 year ago

a creative diy!

Axel Lunah Miazek
Community Member
1 year ago

someone did that on purpose.

Sphinx905
Community Member
1 year ago

shitty design

Momo Skarsgård
Community Member
1 year ago

I bet that's not paint! Lmfao XD

Mandira Basu
Community Member
1 year ago

EWWWWW

Sue Prewitt
Community Member
1 year ago

Then, if someone does "dirty" it, you would never know.

Erin Pratt
Community Member
1 year ago

Not convinced that’s paint.

Don Flynn
Community Member
1 year ago

nasty shit colored swirls

Laura White
Community Member
1 year ago

Are we positive it's paint?

LUNA RODRIGUEZ
Community Member
1 year ago

That’s so gross

KarmaQueen
Community Member
1 year ago

I think someone found this to be a funny idea.

Pretty Pangolin
Community Member
1 year ago

That color is called What-were-they-thinking Brown!

Darren Shalla
Community Member
1 year ago

Yeah, "The Paint"....

Christina Sersif
Community Member
1 year ago

so it's shit brown??

Monty Glue
Community Member
1 year ago

Takes me back to my diapered toddler days. I was going to be the da Vinci of poop murals.

OI Loi
Community Member
1 year ago

I mean if the color was blue, maybe pink, I would love it. But brown?

Karen Dyer
Community Member
1 year ago

Who left their toddler in the bathroom on their own?

Estimation
Community Member
1 year ago

um... no.

Margaret Althea Elvenshadow
Community Member
1 year ago

Art the Clown stopped by for a visit

Bill
Community Member
1 year ago

It was white yesterday

Michał Jastrzębski
Community Member
1 year ago

are you absolutely certain that it was PAINT? :>

Being_Cori
Community Member
1 year ago

that's not paint

Alycia Bell
Community Member
1 year ago

NO.

tuzdayschild
Community Member
1 year ago

What? Everyone loves Poop Chic.

Barkleaf
Community Member
1 year ago

lol You sure that's paint?

Tor Rolf Strøm
Community Member
1 year ago

hate to break it to ya, but that's not paint

Dawn Baik
Community Member
1 year ago

God I hope that's paint...

ADHORTATOR
Community Member
1 year ago

I hope it is paint....

Aaron W
Community Member
1 year ago

That's not paint......

Zoe's Mom
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

This is what happens when you ask the staff to use their imagination and paint the bathroom. Get a real painter folks or someone who has some artist talent...jeez.

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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
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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