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    Problems in the bathroom ...

    Today I had to have that difficult discussion with my wife .... Towel Management. My wife uses a towel once after showering ... I use it more than once (I'll leave the amount to your imagination). Anyhow, when I go to shower, I usually have to 'figure out' which was my towel from the previous day. My wife usually decides to grab a new towel ... that's the exact same colour as the one I had used. So, this morning we came to a Towel Management agreement, including placement of towels after usage. Hopefully it works

    Sooo, what problems do you encounter in the bathroom.

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    You're lucky,when mine are in town they use three towels for each shower and the Canuck son in law uses four.
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    I office on the 18th floor of a large office tower in Norht Dallas. We are the only tenants on our floor at the current time. I know every person who works on this floor and have known them all for years. I occasionally will find an interloper from another tenant, usually FedEx coming to our floor to use our restroom. Is it wrong that I turn off the lights while they are seated?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    I office on the 18th floor of a large office tower in Norht Dallas. We are the only tenants on our floor at the current time. I know every person who works on this floor and have known them all for years. I occasionally will find an interloper from another tenant, usually FedEx coming to our floor to use our restroom. Is it wrong that I turn off the lights while they are seated?
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    I have a 9 yr old son who doesn't like to raise the toilet seat when he goes to pee

    I tend to use a towel more than once before it goes into the washer as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by no1mad View Post
    I have a 9 yr old son who doesn't like to raise the toilet seat when he goes to pee

    I tend to use a towel more than once before it goes into the washer as well.
    Does this towel do double duty as a guest towel?
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    I use gray towels. Solves so many issues.
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    ... Wait, are we talking about the big cotton 3'x6' towels that you dry off with after a shower? It comes out of the washer, fresh as a daisy and you come out of the shower, fresh as a daisy and dry off with it. THEN toss it in the hamper for another washing, instead of hanging it up to dry for another use? Hopefully I'm missing something here, as this is a HUGE waste of water and energy.

    Our biggest issue in the bathroom is how the wife can go through an entire roll of TP in just a few days. She has educated me on the fact that women need much more on a much higher frequency. Still hard to comprehend though.

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    Most of my problems in the bathroom have to do with....


    Wait, never mind.

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    my daughter was using my towel, so now I keep mine in my room
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    Quote Originally Posted by palesaint View Post
    ... Wait, are we talking about the big cotton 3'x6' towels that you dry off with after a shower? It comes out of the washer, fresh as a daisy and you come out of the shower, fresh as a daisy and dry off with it. THEN toss it in the hamper for another washing, instead of hanging it up to dry for another use? Hopefully I'm missing something here, as this is a HUGE waste of water and energy.

    Our biggest issue in the bathroom is how the wife can go through an entire roll of TP in just a few days. She has educated me on the fact that women need much more on a much higher frequency. Still hard to comprehend though.
    Plus, rolls of toilet paper ain't what they used to be 10 or more years ago. They've learned how to fluff them up more so they look as big as they used to be, but they're not. http://features.blogs.fortune.cnn.co...-is-shrinking/

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    Quote Originally Posted by papabiker View Post
    Most of my problems in the bathroom have to do with....


    Wait, never mind.
    Toothpaste cap left off the tube, toilet seat left up, hair clogging up the drain??? ... the possibilities are endless. The bathroom is a very contentious room.

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    I use my towel for a couple of showers but I also need an extra towel after I wash my hair. My problem isn't number of towels but having enough towel rods to hold them. My towels, my hand towel, and Mr. CK's towels (he forgets to change his and they will smell like wet dogs if forgotten for long enough).


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    Towels we have sorted out - she washes them so she gets to decide when they need to be washed.

    Toothbrushes are problematic. Dentist gives us free toothbrushes and sometimes they are the same color. She gets majorly icked out if I use hers accidentally - how she knows I don't know.
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    Quote Originally Posted by spry View Post
    You're lucky,when mine are in town they use three towels for each shower and the Canuck son in law uses four.
    Thats not many paper towels. Buy some cotton towels ya cheap arse!

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    Our ensuite has a dividing wall between the his/hers vanities. No mixing of supplies. Towels.. I think we change them every 4 or 5 days.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alfster View Post
    Today I had to have that difficult discussion with my wife .... Towel Management. My wife uses a towel once after showering ... I use it more than once (I'll leave the amount to your imagination). Anyhow, when I go to shower, I usually have to 'figure out' which was my towel from the previous day. My wife usually decides to grab a new towel ... that's the exact same colour as the one I had used. So, this morning we came to a Towel Management agreement, including placement of towels after usage. Hopefully it works

    Sooo, what problems do you encounter in the bathroom.
    Not nearly enough shower time with the wife.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sixty Fiver View Post
    Not nearly enough shower time with the wife.
    That's what baths are for

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    my roommate use my tan color towel once and i got her some of her own towels then. She used it when she had her period and left it to hang on the curtain rod. I did want to get some red towels for xmas just not that way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alfster View Post
    That's what baths are for
    But after the bath you have to shower to get clean... and then you get all dirty again.

    It's a vicious cycle.

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    Clean towel after every use here, both me and the gf.

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    Quote Originally Posted by palesaint View Post
    ... Wait, are we talking about the big cotton 3'x6' towels that you dry off with after a shower? It comes out of the washer, fresh as a daisy and you come out of the shower, fresh as a daisy and dry off with it. THEN toss it in the hamper for another washing, instead of hanging it up to dry for another use? Hopefully I'm missing something here, as this is a HUGE waste of water and energy.

    Our biggest issue in the bathroom is how the wife can go through an entire roll of TP in just a few days. She has educated me on the fact that women need much more on a much higher frequency. Still hard to comprehend though.
    If you take situations like this into account, plus all the energy wasted on cosmetics and other demands for unnecessary sanitation overkill; you can easily conclude the main reason for destruction of our environment. Oddly enough the people who have the highest energy consumption are rarely the ones working underground mining coal or out in the gulf drilling for oil.

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    Quote Originally Posted by agent pombero View Post
    Clean towel after every use here, both me and the gf.
    I get a new bathroom installed after every use and I throw out my bed and buy a new one every day.

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    I use a flannel to wash my face. One day I found out that my new GF thought it was ok to wash her crack with it. At first I was horrified but then I liked the idea.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    I office on the 18th floor of a large office tower in North Dallas.
    One company I worked for shared the bathroom with the office next door. It became sketchy when the office next door became occupied by a pediatric gastroenterologist. Suddenly we had many little visitors with diseases and digestion problems.
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