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Thread: Toilet seat up or down

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    Chairman of the bored Maister's avatar
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    Toilet seat up or down

    The question of the Ages
    Perplexing all the sages
    up or down we do inquire
    good manners or great ire

    A second's effort engaged
    prevents a world of rage
    cold porcelain on the tushie
    causing gals to be quite pushy

    Or should they know their place
    among the human race
    as secondary gender
    male judgement doth render

    From a dude perspective
    (not known for being reflective)
    equal effort is expended
    if seat is down or up suspended

    So tell us all your views
    about the seat of pees and poos
    leave 'up' or 'down' do you proclaim
    upon this question carefully aim

    one final thing of note
    I seem to do it by rote
    performing my old role
    be sure to take the poll
    Last edited by Maister; 02 Jul 2010 at 8:53 AM.

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    Down and lid closed.

    The lid closed keeps dogs and cats out of the toidy and makes for better feng shui.

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    Down. I don't mind lifting it up... and my child doesn't try to put his hand in it if it is down...
    A common mistake people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools. -Douglas Adams

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    Up, but I live by myself and am a guy.

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    Next Maister Poll Question -
    toilet paper roll up/over or down/under ?
    Oddball
    Why don't you knock it off with them negative waves?
    Why don't you dig how beautiful it is out here?
    Why don't you say something righteous and hopeful for a change?
    From Kelly's Heroes (1970)


    Are you sure you're not hurt ?
    No. Just some parts wake up faster than others.
    Broke parts take a little longer, though.
    From Electric Horseman (1979)

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    Maister, I am worried about you. Are you getting enough sleep?

    Mine is always down, but I have a urinal in the living room so I don't miss important television programs like Survivor. It may sound gross, but I have a sink in there too so its all good.
    We hope for better things; it will arise from the ashes - Fr Gabriel Richard 1805

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    Down. I think I inspired this thread from my work irritants post.
    "He defended the cause of the poor and needy, and so all went well. Is that not what it means to know me?" Jeremiah 22:16

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    Quote Originally posted by DetroitPlanner View post
    Maister, I am worried about you. Are you getting enough

    ketchup.
    You know ketchup contains natural mellowing agents that help you .....
    Oddball
    Why don't you knock it off with them negative waves?
    Why don't you dig how beautiful it is out here?
    Why don't you say something righteous and hopeful for a change?
    From Kelly's Heroes (1970)


    Are you sure you're not hurt ?
    No. Just some parts wake up faster than others.
    Broke parts take a little longer, though.
    From Electric Horseman (1979)

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    Quote Originally posted by JNA View post
    Or
    Maybe not getting enough ketchup.
    You know Ketchup contains natural mellowing agents that help you .....
    You have to make sure it's Heinz ketchup though because the tomatoes used in it are grown from special seeds
    "He defended the cause of the poor and needy, and so all went well. Is that not what it means to know me?" Jeremiah 22:16

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    Quote Originally posted by kjelsadek View post
    Down. I think I inspired this thread from my work irritants post.
    In this assumption you're correct
    though I'm surprised you would dissect
    or devote one ounce of thought
    towards a subject thusly wrought

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    Quote Originally posted by Maister View post
    In this assumption you're correct
    though I'm surprised you would dissect
    or devote one ounce of thought
    towards a subject thusly wrought
    I needed more to say than the word "down".
    "He defended the cause of the poor and needy, and so all went well. Is that not what it means to know me?" Jeremiah 22:16

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    We were so poor growing up that my family didn't have lids or seats. When I moved into my first apartment, I removed the lid and seat. This is a lifestyle that I have adopted. If I had a lid or seat, I probably keep them in the down position.
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    Quote Originally posted by Maister View post
    In this assumption you're correct
    though I'm surprised you would dissect
    or devote one ounce of thought
    towards a subject thusly wrought
    More nightmare than a workplace dream
    about a certain misdirected stream
    yet it certainly was not missed
    that kjelsadek was truly p*ssed.
    “Death comes when memories of the past exceed the vision for the future.”

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    Your toilet has a seat?
    Children in the back seat can cause accidents - and vice versa.

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    You have a toilet??

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    Quote Originally posted by JNA View post
    Next Maister Poll Question -
    toilet paper roll up/over or down/under ?
    Neither - it belongs under the sink. If it's on the hanger, the cat destroys it immediately. If I store it on the tank it might last a few days. The only way to keep it safe from the little bugger is to keep it locked away.....

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    My 7 year old daughter just asked me "if we don't have those things in mens rooms(urinals) how can you even go to the bathroom at home"?

    I believe in putting the whole lid down so men and women both have to lift the seat. A politically correct inconvenience for all.

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    Always down. Lid closed.
    "When life gives you lemons, just say 'No thanks'." - Henry Rollins

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    Down with lid closed. It's been a habit, having had pets all my life.
    "Life's a journey, not a destination"
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    before you flush, lid down seat down, and if you're a guy please pee sitting down. Only urinals are made for the stand up practice -
    i am serious!

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    Quote Originally posted by Jen View post
    before you flush, lid down seat down, and if you're a guy please pee sitting down. Only urinals are made for the stand up practice -
    i am serious!
    lol...that was one of the topics on the local morning radio show...a lot of the comments that came in thought it wasn't manly. my ex was a sitter and said it was due to him being raised in a house with six brothers and two sisters, his mom made them do that so she wasn't cleaning up after six boys.
    "He defended the cause of the poor and needy, and so all went well. Is that not what it means to know me?" Jeremiah 22:16

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    This Bear keeps the seat down, courtesy to Katie and my step-son's GF.

    Noticed in the responses a number of comments about urinals. For real, one of my former employees installed a urinal in one of the bathrooms of his Sylvania, OH, home. He has two younger boys, urinals use much less water.

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    I live with two women - therefore the seat is down.
    (But sometimes, every once in a great while during the day, I'll leave it up)
    "Whatever beer I'm drinking, is better than the one I'm not." DMLW
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    Never can tell at my house... but the lid is never down or else the rugs have to be steam cleaned. Yeah, I'm lazy.
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    Fat Cat

    having been married for many years, I know that I had better leave it down

    How ever I do like "Sinbad's" explanation of why he leaves it up----otherwise some one will "soil" (my words not his- his were more graphic) the seat
    So he feels that it is better to leave it up

    while watching his act, and he explained this theory, Mrs Katt said in aside "dont even think about it"

    So naturally I didnt say aword

    And yes I do leave it down--now one could say that I have no "guts" or I am merely a thoughtful fellow

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