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louis-t Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-06-10 12:37 PM
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6. You are most certainly wrong about toilets NEVER needing
plungers before 1994. Toilets have always needed plunging when someone uses them improperly. I have heard that the first crop of low flows had problems. I never witnessed any. I never saw one toilet that need 4 or 5 flushes, as was parodied regularly on tv. The only thing I notice is that the toilets need cleaning more often. It is certainly more sanitary to CLEAN YOUR TOILET A LITTLE MORE OFTEN. I don't understand the resistance to saving water. Can you imagine the amount that has been saved in the last 15 years? So, you are blaming the careless, improper use of a toilet by some low class slob on the government?
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  -Story of How the State Ruined the Toilet kerrywins  Jan-06-10 12:21 PM   #0 
  - Two of the bathrooms in my house have old toilets  sui generis   Jan-06-10 12:28 PM   #1 
  - no shit.(lol)  pansypoo53219   Jan-06-10 01:34 PM   #14 
  - My own pre-1994 experience is...  phantom power   Jan-06-10 12:28 PM   #2 
  - This is a sore subject out here in the desert  Warpy   Jan-06-10 12:31 PM   #3 
  - So what's the difference between a bucket and a second flush?  MindPilot   Jan-06-10 12:54 PM   #8 
     - About a gallon and a half.  Warpy   Jan-06-10 04:13 PM   #20 
        - Gotcha! n/t  MindPilot   Jan-06-10 05:47 PM   #22 
  - Beg to disagree...  Buzz Clik   Jan-06-10 12:33 PM   #4 
  - Exactly  sharp_stick   Jan-06-10 12:48 PM   #7 
  - Some of the old 60s toilets were ridiculous.  Buzz Clik   Jan-06-10 01:14 PM   #11 
  - That plus pressurized  madokie   Jan-06-10 01:08 PM   #9 
  - I don't think you can do that.  MindPilot   Jan-06-10 01:44 PM   #16 
     - Yup you are right  madokie   Jan-06-10 04:18 PM   #21 
  - "inject the cat"  louis-t   Jan-06-10 01:17 PM   #12 
  - Paging Mr Bundy. Mr Al Bundy, your Ferguson is ready.  MindPilot   Jan-06-10 12:36 PM   #5 
  - You are most certainly wrong about toilets NEVER needing  louis-t   Jan-06-10 12:37 PM   #6 
  - Man Has Always Needed the Plunger  On the Road   Jan-06-10 01:11 PM   #10 
     - LOL! The Biscuit takes a moment.  MindPilot   Jan-06-10 01:55 PM   #17 
  - The law may not be flush with success, but toilets have always required plungers.  damntexdem   Jan-06-10 01:26 PM   #13 
  - Disagreed.  kenfrequed   Jan-06-10 01:38 PM   #15 
  - I've never had problems with low flow toilets.  hunter   Jan-06-10 02:05 PM   #18 
  - my new toto 1.28 gallon toilets flush great!  Extend a Hand   Jan-06-10 03:05 PM   #19 
  - If your low flow toilet isn't working properly, I will tell you how to fix it. As for paper...  NNadir   Jan-06-10 10:20 PM   #23 
  - In a way, I agree.  Ready4Change   Jan-07-10 09:59 AM   #25 
  - You can check toilet performance test results online  One_Life_To_Give   Jan-07-10 07:07 AM   #24 
  - Thanks to Jeffery Tucker, editor of the libertarian mises.org wesbite, for this piece  muriel_volestrangler   Jan-07-10 11:34 AM   #26 
  - You could tell it was a copy-paste job.  joshcryer   Jan-07-10 08:22 PM   #29 
  - wow, just wow.  Javaman   Jan-07-10 11:54 AM   #27 
  - "Environmental hysteria"? You might be an asshole...  LaydeeBug   Jan-07-10 03:11 PM   #28 
  - Commerical toilets don't use a tank (well, not in the bathroom). They use pressure.  joshcryer   Jan-07-10 08:23 PM   #30 
  - Funny- Australian loo's work great on a fraction of the water  depakid   Jan-07-10 10:56 PM   #31 
  - The problem is some people treat the toilet like my 4 and 5 year olds do.  Jennicut   Jan-08-10 09:54 AM   #32 
  - EPIC FAIL!!!  Odin2005   Jan-08-10 12:10 PM   #33 
 

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