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

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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!

Christina Sebastian
Community Member
1 year ago

Group hi5 for pooping!!

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Bill
Community Member
1 year ago

It takes a village

Bobert Robertson
Community Member
1 year ago

just asking for some creep to slide in there unnoticed..

Karen Dyer
Community Member
1 year ago

Just making sure you don't get lonely

Monty Glue
Community Member
1 year ago

Nope, that floor is like a well placed cork to me!

Being_Cori
Community Member
1 year ago

what the actual heck ?

Eirik Johnsbråten
Community Member
1 year ago

It's almost like it would be better with zombies.

earringnut
Community Member
1 year ago

Googly eyes. They need googly eyes.

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Gregg V
Community Member
1 year ago

Pervs or a porn star's bathroom?!

Kim Bush
Community Member
1 year ago

Not for people with a shy bladder lol

Becky H.
Community Member
1 year ago

How can anyone pee with that audience?!

Dani
Community Member
1 year ago

I scrolled down and had a heart attack.

Liz Sahlin Johansson
Community Member
1 year ago

It would be interesting to have a chat with the one who designed this one ABOUT the thought/idea behind this one...😳

Jjjane20
Community Member
1 year ago

Nightmare is back..

Priya Sharma
Community Member
1 year ago

How thoughtful... just so you don't feel lonely

Margaux Herant
Community Member
1 year ago

Great, more people looking up my skirt.

Margaux Herant
Community Member
1 year ago

Yay, someone can see up my skirt!!!!

Brenda Owens
Community Member
1 year ago

Is this what you ment by , “ let me take your picture and I will make you famous?

Toni Tangents
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh God if I was drunk this would be extremely stressful and confusing.

Jonny Chevalier
Community Member
1 year ago

to remind you government is always watching....

Anita Holleufer
Community Member
1 year ago

Just why?

Donald Holder
Community Member
1 year ago

And here we are trying to get more awareness of the disgraceful act of upskirting!

Johanna-Nicollette Kidd
Community Member
1 year ago

+if that doesn't put you off, nothing will!

John Kamau
Community Member
1 year ago

This is taking UPSKIRT too far guys... Way Too Far!!!

Ellie Mae
Community Member
1 year ago

Hahaha, hey down there, how’s everyone doing?

Annamay
Community Member
1 year ago

My worst nightmare

Just saying
Community Member
1 year ago

Talk about anxiety issues in a public restroom. Why do they call it "restroom"? I have never rested while using the toilet, ever.

Marzena Helena Leino
Community Member
1 year ago

This could be at least regarded as funny....

Etsubdink sisay
Community Member
1 year ago

eww

Bron
Community Member
1 year ago

that's foul lol

Elly Clifton
Community Member
1 year ago

Up skirting to the max

Matt York
Community Member
1 year ago

R.Kelly's actual bathroom ...

LazyPanda
Community Member
1 year ago

They probably need tissue

Iceroyalmilktea
Community Member
1 year ago

but...why

GABRIEL HICKNER
Community Member
1 year ago

Hi! We're gonna look at you while you urinate/shit

'Adilah Wafa
Community Member
1 year ago

For encouragement

HOW ABOUT ℕ𝕆
Community Member
1 year ago

oh my god no

TheNerdyOne
Community Member
1 year ago

😳 can I just use the toilet in peace

danielw
Community Member
1 year ago

nope.

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HOUSE
Community Member
1 year ago

What country is this?

danielw
Community Member
1 year ago

they said D.C., so the US ( District of Columbia, aka, that cess pit I'd really wish would fall into the ocean, taking with it all of our politicians. I can't go to jail if it's an act of god, right?)

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Kerolos Saleib
Community Member
1 year ago

I'll try to pee on them and then scream out loud in the stall "leave me alone!!!"

Michelle Line
Community Member
1 year ago

Just one word, "why"?

SETH SHOEMAKE
Community Member
1 year ago

very encouraging

Lisa J
Community Member
1 year ago

I do not like the 'look' in that youth's cold dead eyes.

Nancy Tauber
Community Member
1 year ago

Cute. Humorous

BusLady
Community Member
1 year ago

Must be a Unisex bathroom.

Momo Skarsgård
Community Member
1 year ago

Hooray!! You did it!!

ForkNBeans
Community Member
1 year ago

LOL!

Molly Block
Community Member
1 year ago

Not even funny!!!! Brings me back to horrible high school!

KCN
Community Member
1 year ago

WTH??

FortnitePlayerGirl
Community Member
1 year ago

Just imagine if those people were real. Thank god they're just pictures

T Rex King
Community Member
1 year ago

Now, What went wrong here?

Elizabeth
Community Member
1 year ago

that's creepy!

Luca Giordano
Community Member
1 year ago

standing there in open slippers is far more frightening !

Toujin C'Thlu
Community Member
1 year ago

I'm wondering if the designer had a secret fetish...

Troux
Community Member
1 year ago

Looks like Ashton Kutcher on the right. I bet that spot gets peed on a lot!

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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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