Skip to comments.Another Olympic problem — squat toilets
Posted on 03/19/2008 9:09:14 AM PDT by cowtowney
BEIJING - Among all the protests, pollution concerns and talk of boycotts surrounding the Beijing Olympics, a more basic problem has arisen for organizers: the toilets.
At the more than 30 test events held by organizers, the presence of squat toilets at many of the new and renovated venues has drawn frequent complaints.
"We have asked the venues to improve on this, to increase the number to sit-down toilets," Yao Hui, deputy director of venue management for the Beijing organizers, said Wednesday. "Many people have raised the question of toilets."
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What’s the joke?
“Will they have TP? “
It depends on the location. I’ve seen both, but I would expect there to be TP. Some places only have a water hose to spray yourself. You wipe with your left hand, not your right.
This is why some countries cut off the right hand of thieves. You usually wipe yourself with your left hand and eat with your right hand. If you don’t have a hand, you have to do both with the left hand.
“Youd have the same problem in China. It would be a mess.”
I have a couple of friends that are working in China for a US corp. They have confirmed that the sit down toilets are quite messy because they do get used like squat toilets. He had to hold training sessions in the bathrooms for his staff and then again for each new hire.
You’re not going to be reading the Sunday sports section in that library
He ain't seen nuthin'. Hovering over a toilet seat at a bar once one has imbibed too much is an act the Flying Wallendas would appreciate.
lol in Misawa in the early eighties it was an eyeopener to see the old locals just squat over the binjo ditch on the street.
Hillbilly goes home, tries it out, comes back to store complaining he didn't cut any better than with the saw, and in fact he cut less and worked harder.
Salesman checks oil, gas, etc, fires up the chainsaw.
Hillbilly says: “What's that noise?”
What happens if you lose your balance?
I should think after a few drinks, squatting could be very messy!
lol in Misawa in the early eighties it was an eyeopener to see the old locals just squat over the binjo ditch on the street......
Why even leave your room? just hang a B.A. out the window...unless your on the ground floor.
Yep, worked with some Vietnamese, and they would do the same thing. Pissed us off seeing footprints on the seats all the time...............
Not just balance. Think about the older folks who have stiff hips. What are they supposed to do, “hold it”?
Not just balance. Think about the older folks who have stiff hips. What are they supposed to do, hold it.
Adult diapers perhaps?.....
I think you’re supposed to gather it up. But some of us are not so nimble anymore.
You end up on the back of a milk carton ...
Just another reason to stay away from that country.
I don’t know where you went, but Japanese public toilets are notorious for being unmopped, and it’s a good idea to take those free packets of tissues advertising loan sharks and pachinko parlors because many toilets don’t provide paper.
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