Toilet paper

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by magnatom, 25 Apr 2010.

  1. magnatom

    magnatom Guest

    Apparently the average American (US) uses 57 sheets of toilet paper a day!! ;):ohmy::ohmy::eek::biggrin:
  2. numbnuts

    numbnuts Legendary Member

    North Baddesley
    that's a lot of shoot ;)
  3. Someone should tear them off a strip.

    "Ride 'em Bronco" bucky4.gif
  4. vernon

    vernon Harder than Ronnie Pickering

    Meanwood, Leeds
    In France I spotted 'training toilet rolls' for youngsters with the sheets being numbered in blocks of four: 1-4 i.e. it encouraged the use of four sheets at a time. I am still bemused that a company felt that there was a need for such stuff and that there was a market for it.
  5. Globalti

    Globalti Legendary Member

    My brother lives in Michigan and from the amount of food he eats I'd say that that's a conservative number.
  6. Bman

    Bman Veteran

    Saw something on this on "Dom Jolly's Happy Hour" They were saying that Americans tend to "scrumple" where europeans fold, hence using less paper.
  7. :smile:4 sheets is optimum;

    1 up
    1 down
    1 across

    & the final sheets to polish !
  8. TheDoctor

    TheDoctor Resistance is futile! Moderator

    I thought it was 'Wipe, lube, wipe, wipe, wipe'?
  9. OP

    magnatom Guest

    LOL! I think you may have been a little confused in applying the Mickle method....;):biggrin:
  10. TheDoctor

    TheDoctor Resistance is futile! Moderator

    Mickle has a method for wiping ones arse?
    Jeezus. Is there nothing he doesn't know?
  11. OP

    magnatom Guest

    Personally I prefer the full strip down method. ;)
  12. Saddle bum

    Saddle bum Über Member

    In the Army, you are issued with one piece of bog paper.

    A 1-in square is removed from the centre. Don't throw away the removed piece.

    Poke middle finger throught hole and do the necessary. Fold paper aound finger, clean and throw away.

    The 1-in square of paper? Fold into four and with resulting sharp point, clean finger nail.

    Job done.
  13. Bman

    Bman Veteran

    I used to bring my own toilet paper to "camp" (army cadets) for that very reason :laugh:
  14. Dayvo

    Dayvo Just passin' through


    And here's the method being demonstrated! Safe for the squeamish! :biggrin:

  15. Mac66

    Mac66 Senior Member

    Not that I am a vegetarian, but given the amount of red meat the Americans allegedly eat, I am suprised they go daily.

    Or is this an average calculated on the amount they use during their single weekly visit?

    My apologies to our American cousins.
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