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We have unisex toilets in our homes

Discussion in 'Personal' started by delmamerchant, Nov 10, 2017.

  1. Dunteachin

    Dunteachin Star commenter

    Would it be proper to compliment strangers in those circumstances?

    Just asking. ;)

    Edit: in unisex changing rooms
  2. Dunteachin

    Dunteachin Star commenter

    Posterior noises!! ROFL!
  3. delmamerchant

    delmamerchant Established commenter

    I did not understand what he meant either when he said this. It is all part of the lets be as cool as possible brigade.
  4. delmamerchant

    delmamerchant Established commenter

    Not sure in this day and age.:)
  5. peter12171

    peter12171 Star commenter

    I don't think it bothers most people. We seem to have a very vocal minority who want to make an issue out of something when there really isn't an issue.
    nomad likes this.
  6. nomad

    nomad Star commenter

  7. elledriver

    elledriver Lead commenter

    I think it became an issue because it is unisex changing rooms in a women's clothing store.
    Last edited: Nov 11, 2017
  8. nomad

    nomad Star commenter

    The point being that it is a store selling women's clothing, not a store exclusively for women. Corporal Klinger would be happy with the arrangement.

  9. smoothnewt

    smoothnewt Star commenter

    I can manage the unisex loo situation in a restaurant, say, but after nigh-on 60 years of toilet segregation I have to admit to a sense of great unease when faced with public toilets which are nothing less than designated "men" and "women".

    I hate the sense of unease that going into a public toilet in France can cause when you sometimes have to walk past the men's urinals (exposed to the world as there is often no door) to get to the ladies' facilities.

    I also hate it when the signage is not sufficiently clear at first glance, and I have to study the picture to work out if I am going to the right place.
    InkyP likes this.
  10. InkyP

    InkyP Star commenter

    Some of those pictures are very confusing @smoothnewt ! I also hate squeezing past the urinals although, thankfully, this is becoming less common - surprisingly I found one in in Dubrovnik this year although the urinal was at the back.
  11. T34

    T34 Established commenter

    Very dangerous. You could collapse in the cubicle and not be seen. You could be there for days.
  12. Postduif

    Postduif Occasional commenter

    There might have been a time when the thought of some strange woman catching sight of me in my underpants, or hearing farts and splash-downs from the cubicle next door, would have disquieted or embarrassed me. Now, I just think that if someone is reduced to getting their jollies from the sight of a stout old man in his black Tu underpants they must have very empty lives indeed. Likewise, given that we all empty our bowels and bladders on a regular basis, why make a production number out of it? It must be something to do with the gradual disinhibition that old age brings, or, more probably, the realisation that offence is far more often and more readily taken in such matters than it is intentionally given. The only feelings I am responsible for are my own,
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  13. Postduif

    Postduif Occasional commenter

    Some people have all the luck.
  14. Calpurnia99

    Calpurnia99 Star commenter

    I prefer single-sex changing rooms, lavatories and wards.
    I won't faint if I don't get them.
    nomad and InkyP like this.
  15. elledriver

    elledriver Lead commenter

    I guess you will just get used to seeing men trying on women's clothes.
  16. Dunteachin

    Dunteachin Star commenter

    Tu underpants? Cool dude!
  17. InkyP

    InkyP Star commenter

    Tu knickers are also good quality and the right size for me. Better than M&S now.
  18. delmamerchant

    delmamerchant Established commenter

    I am sure they have staff on duty
  19. hs9981

    hs9981 Established commenter

    The thought of what that 'dirty old man' could be doing in the cubicle next to mine, as I try on my M&S best!

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