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Clean cracks help improve the smoothness of everyone’s experience.

Bewildered residents wonder why toilet paper is being spread all over town. Toilet paper is used to keep newly-applied tar in smaller cracks and off our shoes, bikes, and cars. Single-ply only.
posted by asperity on Nov 4, 2016 - 20 comments

We Investigate Post-Pooping Protocol

Considering it’s an action healthy humans perform on a (hopefully) daily basis, you’d be surprised at how little information there is out there about the best way to clean your butt after you poop.
posted by veedubya on Dec 11, 2015 - 153 comments

“It takes me three years to train a good sales consultant"

The Cult of the Toto Toilet
“I’ve had conversations about washlets with people and it’s always, ‘How good is your life now?’” Ms. Poh said. “It’s about the heated seats. Your life is really good when you have a heated toilet seat.”
[more inside] posted by the man of twists and turns on Nov 21, 2015 - 115 comments

Over or under?

Over. [more inside]
posted by QuakerMel on Mar 17, 2015 - 52 comments

Useless Toilet Paper Machine

"But you can't use toilet paper if it's still attached, so I made this cutting blade here, which I securely attached..." (SLYT)
posted by rebent on Dec 4, 2014 - 47 comments

Costco: "It's a water-cooler conversation company."

Costco Wholesale, or just 'Costco', is a membership warehouse store and the second largest retailer in the United States. Here are some notable blogs, fan communities, articles and commentary (mostly U.S.-centric). [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Jul 3, 2014 - 175 comments


Public Service Announcement: Over is Right. Under is Wrong.
posted by schmod on Sep 15, 2011 - 99 comments

"The first improvement in toilet paper since the 1880s"

In 2009, Telebrands Corporation released the Comfort Wipe.
But that's not all! Josh Rimer introduces... the Comfortable Stick! Because toilet paper is so archaic and disgusting. (NSFW at all, at all)
posted by dunkadunc on Apr 25, 2011 - 65 comments

Flush in Finland. Bin in Benin.

Various international toilet rules: Where do I put the paper?
posted by twoleftfeet on Dec 20, 2010 - 44 comments

Anastassia Elias

Anastassia Elias makes some cool art, like these silhouettes made inside toilet paper rolls.
posted by mr_crash_davis mark II: Jazz Odyssey on Sep 9, 2010 - 9 comments

Don't squeeze the virgin forests!

American customers “demand soft and comfortable, recycled fiber cannot do it.” [more inside]
posted by IvoShandor on Feb 28, 2009 - 72 comments

Toilet Paper: More Than Just Something To Wipe With

This post is all about toilet paper, such as its history, toilet paper art, toilet paper facts, and toilet paper commercials. There's even links to toilet paper museums, detailed facts and scans of toilet paper from Germany and alternatives to toilet paper (both physical and virtual), which is great since finding ways to reduce your toilet paper consumption might just help save the planet or, at the very least, solve The Toilet Paper Problem.
posted by Effigy2000 on Oct 21, 2008 - 15 comments

Jimmy's Lost His Toilet Paper

Jimmy's Lost His Toilet Paper is a new independent game from the brilliant creator of Crayon Physics.
posted by cerebus19 on Aug 7, 2008 - 16 comments

Drastic action to save a dying planet.

Singer Sheryl Crow: "I propose a limitation be put on how many squares of toilet paper can be used in any one sitting." She continues: "...only one square per restroom visit, except, of course, on those pesky occasions where two to three could be required". Sheryl also recommends we replace wasteful paper napkins with her ingenious "detachable dining sleeve". Is she pulling our leg? She must be: the BBC fell for it...
posted by flapjax at midnite on Apr 23, 2007 - 111 comments

May Your Life Be Long And Useful, Like A Roll Of Toilet Paper

The Toilet Paper Encyclopedia from toiletpaperworld. Filled with fun facts about the history of toilet paper, including the results of various toilet paper surveys (more people chose toilet paper over food as a necessity if stranded on a deserted island), toilet paper stories, statistics about which kinds of toilet paper are most popular worldwide, and zingers (toilet paper jokes and observations). Previously on Metafilter, The Whole World Toilet Paper Museum.
posted by amyms on Mar 22, 2007 - 9 comments


iToilet : It's not a new idea, and it's been discussed before (though that link no longer works). Some guys in France have come up with a new and "improved" use for the Mac Mini. Other variations on the same theme.
posted by grapefruitmoon on Jan 12, 2007 - 16 comments

Let's see if THIS meets your needs at the present time

Have your rejection letters printed onto toilet paper. Meanwhile, a small UK publisher has posted a thoughtful open rejection letter.
posted by staggernation on Jun 13, 2006 - 25 comments

When the ice melts, the Antarctic 500 rolls

In an effort to undermine California's vehicle global warming law, the auto industry has been running an ad claiming today's vehicles are virtually emission free. The Union of Concerned Scientists says "poppycock on that!" and is seeking a FTC false-advertising investigation. Fortunately, no matter who's bullshooting, you can help wipe away the problem.
posted by danOstuporStar on Mar 16, 2005 - 30 comments


Toilet Roll Art
posted by srboisvert on May 25, 2003 - 2 comments

World Summit Has Official Toilet Paper
Let the jokes roll...
posted by Shane on Sep 3, 2002 - 6 comments

The Whole World Toilet Paper Museum

The Whole World Toilet Paper Museum
Because you've never really lived until you've seen toilet paper autographed by Barbara Walters.
posted by Spirit_VW on Aug 27, 2001 - 0 comments

High Tech Toilet Paper

High Tech Toilet Paper - "After top-secret tests in consumers' homes, company officials believe they've got a hit on their hands." Apparently most consumers prefer bath tissue which is slightly soggy. I really had no idea. Do people really do this?
posted by y6y6y6 on Jan 16, 2001 - 30 comments

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