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July 8, 2004 6:58 PM   Subscribe

I-C-U-P. I wonder if you can use it at night?
posted by alball (20 comments total)
I dunno. But it would be a hell of a lot of fun to point at it and feign laughter just after you see a tourist walk in there.
posted by tirade at 7:04 PM on July 8, 2004

Hey, when I gots to go, I couldn't care if this was two way clear. You want to watch me, be my guest.
posted by billsaysthis at 7:09 PM on July 8, 2004

I wonder what percentage of the customers are using it to whack off instead.
posted by Armitage Shanks at 7:13 PM on July 8, 2004

It should be pointed out that you can still look through one-way glass provided you shield off enough of the ambient light. So if someone lacking in manners puts his face to the glass and shields the outside light off with his hands, bye-bye privacy.
posted by fvw at 7:32 PM on July 8, 2004

It has to be better than using the woods as a restroom and realizing that there is a skunk a few feet away staring at you.

On a related note, I have chigger bites all over my ankles. They itch.
posted by bargle at 7:34 PM on July 8, 2004

If I thought I was already pee-shy... yeah, not happening.
posted by sugarfish at 7:41 PM on July 8, 2004

Now that I have that bargle taking a shit in woods question answered, I'm going to look for pictures of the Pope and see if he really does wear a funny hat.
posted by trondant at 7:43 PM on July 8, 2004

Now THIS is an example of the quality links for which I come daily to MetaFilter! ;-P
posted by mischief at 8:05 PM on July 8, 2004

Well? Do tell! Did you pee on the skunk or not??
posted by rushmc at 9:26 PM on July 8, 2004

I can't go just thinking about this.
posted by hammurderer at 9:35 PM on July 8, 2004

Swiss public toilets have Kleenex and toilet paper rolls that aren't encased in theft-deterrent devices?

How strange.
posted by cmonkey at 10:06 PM on July 8, 2004

Is this common, or just a social experiment?
posted by Evstar at 11:08 PM on July 8, 2004

I'm not even sure it's real. It looks very fragile, not to mention photoshopped.
posted by fvw at 11:40 PM on July 8, 2004

i've seen this before. on a tv show i think. so if i remember correctly, yes its real, no it's not common, i believe its one of a kind
posted by bob sarabia at 12:29 AM on July 9, 2004

It is real, and it feels very odd to stand inside. It's one of a kind.

As for the public toilets being fitted out with toilet rolls, that is very common here. Swiss people tend to be rather civilised.
posted by sebas at 12:51 AM on July 9, 2004

I would not only "p" inside it, i would hang out and watch others wonder what the hell they were walking by, too.

Is it legal to have one way glass on a car in the U.S.? ... Or Switzerland?
posted by phylum sinter at 1:06 AM on July 9, 2004

Is this the same one that was in London last year?
posted by squealy at 3:23 AM on July 9, 2004

I wonder what percentage of the customers are using it to whack off instead.

I wonder how many adventurous couples have sex in there.
posted by Civil_Disobedient at 5:02 AM on July 9, 2004

Is there a fart fan in there? I remember Amsterdam having some pretty wild public urinals.....
posted by Eekacat at 6:38 AM on July 9, 2004

Does it have a sign on it somewhere that tells you it's a restroom,
from the pics it just looks like the monolith from 2001.
(which as far as I know did not feature 'facilities' or free kleenex)
posted by milovoo at 7:57 AM on July 9, 2004

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