View Full Version : Number twos in tandem..

John Hill
22nd Jan 2014, 18:15

..OK, side-by-side really.

Sochi Olympic village.

24th Jan 2014, 15:55
I believe that John Hill intended to refer to this BBC report (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25848800) or similar:

Either this 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics are destined to become (sorry for the ubiquitous avaition content) "the World's favourite Winter Olympics", or at least, "the friendliest"...?!

Or else, it has much more to do with the Russian mafia involved in the most expensive ever Olympic Games (Winter or summer) to date...

Unless of course, Russia intends to host another Sochi Winter Olympics afterwards, "dedicated to con-joined twins at the lower chest level" (ie. with separate lower-bodies) below. That might make some sense. I realise that my comment is in some way quite disgusting, if only made in jest... :uhoh:

24th Jan 2014, 16:15
I took part in Exercise Purple Star in the early 90's and we were sent to a base in Jacksonville in North Carolina. We were housed in a training facility and on walking into the toilet block to find 3 walls with nothing but toilets hanging off the walls, no cubicles, no privacy, no feckin anything............Arggghhhhhh

For us UK folk taking a dump is definitely NOT a shared thing :=

24th Jan 2014, 16:18
"For us UK folk taking a dump is definitely NOT a shared thing :="

I think for most folk.

24th Jan 2014, 16:34
Putin Pandering to the gay lobby perhaps.

24th Jan 2014, 16:38
"For us UK folk taking a dump is definitely NOT a shared thing :="

I think for most folk.

You would think so but we went to a pool hall off base and during the course of the evening one of the guys needed to go. On entering the toilets it's the same feckin deal, a toilet simply hanging off the wall with 3 urinals alongside it. He had to sit there taking a dump while any Tom, Dick and Harry walked in......

Unfeckinbelievable in this day and age :}

24th Jan 2014, 17:04
Well, in that part of the Russian Empire, you might have thought that "squatting toilets" were more common (if not in twin installations):


Apparently, "squatting" is healthier, allowing for fuller and more complete bowel movements according to most health experts who were fed on Pedigree-Chum. And I know of at least one 147m Arab-owned luxury superyacht which cost EUR several 100s of millions, with many of these squatting toilets. Bidets (I swear by them as a basic neceissity for use with Western "sit-down" toilets) are not required aboard, as their toilets are also equipped with thermostatically-controlled flexible shower nozzles for cleaning one's bum afterwards...?! :ok:

PS. Don't us BRITs just love to discuss this type of subject, somehow relieving ourselves...?! ;)

24th Jan 2014, 18:13
The new MkII version...


Did someone mention dropping your drawers?

24th Jan 2014, 20:09
I guess one would have had to have been a U.S. Army infantryman to appreciate the finer aspects of a "shared dump." Two toilets next to each other? How about a dozen? Brings new meaning to "heavenly stench." :}

24th Jan 2014, 20:16
Women always go to the loo in pairs. I dunno why.

24th Jan 2014, 20:48
If you ever get caught short and have to use an Asian toilet remember to empty the loose change out of your pockets first.

24th Jan 2014, 21:11
Many years ago (60) we used to frequent a farm in Wells, Somerset where we would erect our tent and camp en-route to Goodrington Sands at Paignton near Torquay for our summer holiday.

The toilets (for the farmhouse) were closets in one of the outbuildings with a row of holes of different sizes in a bench (to suit all members of the family).
The excrement (and urine) collected in a pit below and was extracted from outside when necessary. There were no dividing walls between the (three if I remember correctly) seating positions, and it was obviously a long-standing (or sitting) arrangement and not instituted for the summer visitors (there were no facilities other than the grass field - we were supplied fresh unpasteurized milk and warm fresh eggs and water from a tap in the farmyard.

I often pondered where exactly this farm was as we later lived within a few miles of Wells and it would have been interesting to revisit it 40 years on and see how (or if) things had changed.

We also used to stay camping at a farm in Stratford on Avon which had the river running through the field where we camped - I recall hot summer days 'swimming' in the river with the help of an inflated truck inner tube stuffed into a sack to form a dinghy . . .

I think that that farm would be easier to find today - perhaps.

Goodrington Sands still operates as the Waterside camp-site and caravan park (https://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=waterside+goodrington+sands&hl=en&ll=50.413461,-3.555601&spn=0.003131,0.009441&sll=50.41169,-3.558412&sspn=0.012526,0.037766&t=h&hq=waterside+goodrington+sands&z=17) (the tents were pitched on the sloping grass headland - through the arch under the railway line), but I haven't been back there for 55 years.