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Old 21.05.2011, 19:27
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toilet roll direction

which way: rolling close to the wall, or hanging away from the wall?
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Old 21.05.2011, 19:32
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Re: toilet roll direction

You mean

A.


or

B.


?

A! Of course. Since you can press it against the wall and neatly just neatly rip it off. Cultural difference, by the way, we fight about it all the time.
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Old 21.05.2011, 19:37
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Re: toilet roll direction

The only logical way: hanging away from the wall. Thus my wife hangs it the other way.

Now, I was a professional janitor in my younger days, and we were instructed in no uncertain terms to hang it the logical way. I worked in that profession at two centers of higher learning- an exclusive private high school (at which I was also a student... expensive school!), and a University. I loved it when I was asked what I did,"oh, I'm a custodian at University X", which got oohs and ahhs from the asker, until I clarified what kind of custodian.
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Old 21.05.2011, 19:42
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Re: toilet roll direction

B every time
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Old 21.05.2011, 19:47
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B every time
Agreed. A irritates the pants off me ...
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Old 21.05.2011, 19:50
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Re: toilet roll direction

Darn it, where are all my country folks....

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Old 21.05.2011, 19:51
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Re: toilet roll direction

B.

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Old 21.05.2011, 19:53
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Re: toilet roll direction

Don't make it too easy for the mutt, though:

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Old 21.05.2011, 20:02
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Re: toilet roll direction

It has to be B.

Often simple roll holders have a flap which lays over the front of the roll to hold it while one tears the paper off.

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Old 21.05.2011, 20:06
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Re: toilet roll direction

G*d you must be bored! You know that the Pool night is on tonight?
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Old 21.05.2011, 20:11
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Re: toilet roll direction

Only A. If i find roll the B way i change it
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Old 21.05.2011, 20:17
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Re: toilet roll direction

Whats that "Toiletpapier"?
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Old 21.05.2011, 20:18
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Re: toilet roll direction

A, as it's much more difficult for the cat to unroll it.

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Old 21.05.2011, 20:54
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Re: toilet roll direction

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Are you one of my parents ? During the course of a five-day visit here, they can switch the roll from B to A about 10 times (and of course I switch it back...)
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Old 21.05.2011, 20:59
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Are you one of my parents ? During the course of a five-day visit here, they can switch the roll from B to A about 10 times (and of course I switch it back...)

See? Parents always know best!
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Old 21.05.2011, 21:02
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Are you one of my parents ? During the course of a five-day visit here, they can switch the roll from B to A about 10 times (and of course I switch it back...)
Very sensible. I don't get the B position. Esthetics? I trained myself to tolerate the wrong B position (although it makes me grunt), but if I change the roll, it's A.
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Re: toilet roll direction

At a five star hotel I used to work at, the housekeepers hung it B way but folded to make a V so it looked smart, and this in every bathroom. A) just doesn't look good.
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Old 21.05.2011, 21:13
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B, it's how I was taught. And when I clean, I fold the corners up so it ends in a nice point, like in hotels!
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Old 21.05.2011, 21:16
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Re: toilet roll direction

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Very sensible. I don't get the B position. Esthetics? I trained myself to tolerate the wrong B position (although it makes me grunt), but if I change the roll, it's A.
A touches the wall when it hangs down below the roll holder. B doesn't touch the wall, making it easier to grab and not touching a wall that may not have been cleaned in a while. At work I always do B when I change the roll and I always find new rolls as B. Hotels always do B too. At home - if I find an A I just change it :-)
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Old 21.05.2011, 21:17
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Re: toilet roll direction

B is correct, as then your soiled hands do not touch the wall. Obvious really.
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