Bathroom device

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Bathroom device

Post by Stevenloan » Fri Dec 23, 2016 5:03 pm

Hello all members! What do you call this bathroom device?

http://noithatanhkhoa.vn/bon-tieu-nam-caesar-u0291.html

Thanks very much!

StevenLoan
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Post by Erik_Kowal » Sat Dec 24, 2016 2:34 pm

It is a urinal.
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Post by Stevenloan » Sun Dec 25, 2016 12:46 pm

Erik_Kowal : Thank you very much.
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Post by Bobinwales » Mon Dec 26, 2016 10:43 pm

It would be highly odd to find one of these in a British bathroom. A bathroom here is a room which actually contains a bath. You would get a urinal in a "public toilet" or colloquially, "The Gents".
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Post by trolley » Tue Dec 27, 2016 5:49 am

You say "UrInal, I say Urinal. Yes, you would only find them in a public toilet/restroom/bathroom, around here. At least I've never encountered one in a private residence.
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Post by Stevenloan » Thu Dec 29, 2016 2:00 pm

Bobinwales, trolley: Thanks a lot for your input.
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Post by BonnieL » Thu Dec 29, 2016 11:32 pm

Bobinwales wrote:It would be highly odd to find one of these in a British bathroom. A bathroom here is a room which actually contains a bath. You would get a urinal in a "public toilet" or colloquially, "The Gents".
Yeah - that's an American oddity that I'm resigned to, calling a public toilet or restroom a bathroom. I have encountered people washing up more than face or hands in a public restroom, but they weren't actually taking a bath.

And Bobinwales, do ladies go to "The Lads"? ;)
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Post by Bobinwales » Sun Jan 01, 2017 7:27 pm

Ladies go to the, um Ladies and gentlemen to the Gents.
We get THIS sort of thing to help!

A friend of mine does have one of THESE in his home bathroom. His wife thinks it is a marvellous idea (the seat is NEVER left up!), but the plumber said that he had never installed one in a private house before.

Having said that, even my friend balked at the idea of one of those full length things shown in Steven's picture.
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Post by Wizard of Oz » Tue Jan 17, 2017 2:43 am

Of course in Aus we have the pissaphone. A very versatile unit for gentleman who need to go.

WoZ who pisses like a fountain
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Post by tony h » Tue Jan 17, 2017 12:04 pm

Urinals are also subject to remarkable variety of designs. This one is designed to improved aim which is a problem for some people. http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_Wf6ZuanqZB8/S ... Urinal.jpg
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With the right context almost anything can sound appropriate.

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