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This restroom ain’t for resting, pal…


Blog Guy, last year you wrote about a business that was putting timers in their toilets, so that the lights would turn off after 10 minutes, even if the employees weren’t finished.

I wondered if anybody else is experimenting with ways to get people to spend less time in the bathroom?

Yes, a number of researchers are looking into eliminating waste in the area of eliminating waste.

The focus is on making the bathroom experience so unpleasant that folks just want to get the hell out of there as fast as they can.

Smurf City, here we come!



Blog Guy, can you please help settle a bet with my haberdasher’s manicurist?

Again with the bets and the random occupations? What’s this one about?

She says there’s a whole town somewhere that has been turned into a Smurf village – you know, the little blue cartoon characters – and I say she’s totally nuts.