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"This is absolutely terrifying." Welsh Toilets Replaced

Postby GLDF » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:41 am

https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2019/08/17/euro ... index.html
(CNN) A Welsh seaside town plans to install public toilets with measures to prevent people having sex inside, including a squealing alarm, the doors shooting open, and a chilly spray of water.

Porthcawl, on Wales' southern coast, plans to replace its Griffin Park public toilets with models that deter "inappropriate sexual activity and vandalism," as the Press Association reports. According to WalesOnline, the toilets will cost Porthcawl Town Council £170,000 (about $200,000), while users will pay an as yet undetermined fee to access them.

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"This is absolutely terrifying. I'm a disabled person who falls a lot and occasionally needs assistance. Am I going to have to need to start looking up whether I'll be able to use public conveniences without violent and humiliating consequence, because of moral panic?"

Is this crazy? How stupid is it?

In my opinion, it both are very accurate. It's not needed and there's no conceivable way that it will fix anything (although it could make the restrooms cleaner).

What is your opinion? Silly, stupid, or sensible? Is the problem out of hand, or is this an overreaction?
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Postby Neko-koku » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:46 am

WTF? Why the fuck is so much money spent on this?

(See? I'm consistent. I don't want either trads or SJWs to come up with new reasons to spend public money)
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Postby GLDF » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:47 am

Neko-koku wrote:WTF?

I'm not good enough to make this shit up.
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Postby Ifreann » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:49 am

Actively hostile public toilets like this will just lead to people pissing in the streets and riding in the bushes.
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Postby Otira » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:49 am

just let people have a bit of the ole in-n-out and save the money

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Postby Neko-koku » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:50 am

WTF is wrong with these people, seriously? More than 100,000 pound sterlings wasted for what?!
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Postby Kowani » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:51 am

Well. That’s…what the fuck?
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Postby Munkcestrian Republic » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:52 am

Neko-koku wrote:WTF is wrong with these people, seriously? More than 100,000 pound stirlings wasted for what?!

pounds sterling

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Postby Neko-koku » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:52 am

Hey! I have a proposal. Since that town has so much money they need to be donated to an animal shelter.
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Postby Arcadian Union » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:52 am

Neko-koku wrote:WTF is wrong with these people, seriously? More than 100,000 pound stirlings wasted for what?!

To prevent people from having sex.

Although why anyone would want to do it in a toilet is beyond me.
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Postby Neko-koku » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:53 am

Arcadian Union wrote:
Neko-koku wrote:WTF is wrong with these people, seriously? More than 100,000 pound stirlings wasted for what?!

To prevent people from having sex.

Although why anyone would want to do it in a toilet is beyond me.

Do people often have sex in toilets?

Is it enough of a disruption to justify wasting more than 100,000 fucking pound sterlings?

Is this shit an attempt by some corrupt officials to get kickbacks?

If they have that much money to waste..besides animal shelters I have another new idea..let's build public toilets for doggies and kitties.

https://amp.theguardian.com/world/2014/ ... dog-toilet
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Postby The New California Republic » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:59 am

When there is motion in the cubicle it automatically thinks that someone is having sex in it and sprays water inside, opens the door, and sounds an alarm. What if that's exactly what the person/people inside want to happen? Might be their fetish to be dripping wet and exposed for everyone to see...
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Postby Neko-koku » Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:00 am

I think stupid attempts to waste public money need to be consistently shut the fuck down. Nope. Nope. Nope.
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Postby Page » Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:04 am

Those spikes they put on sidewalks to prevent people from lying down to sleep there are dystopian enough, but this is a whole new level. How can people tolerate shit like this?
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Postby An Alan Smithee Nation » Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:06 am

Who would have guessed it was possible to make a seaside holiday in Wales more miserable?

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Postby Ostroeuropa » Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:28 am

I can guarantee you that this becomes a game and they are removed shortly or the alarms disabled. People are going to actively try and set them off then scarper.

That or you get the crowds going "WAHEYYYYYY!!!!!" and clapping as people leave the toilets hand in hand.

Didn't see nuffin guv. Malfunctioning piece of crap amirite.

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FOR
A
FUCKING
FACT

That locals are actively going to try and trick tourists into having sex in public toilets if this occurs. A side benefit of this is that people will clean the toilets really well to goad them into it.

If you trust the welsh public, or local bartenders or whatever, to hear those alarms and then call the police in some kind of moral panic, rather than just laughing and doing the above, you're a fool.
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Postby Ifreann » Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:31 am

The New California Republic wrote:When there is motion in the cubicle it automatically thinks that someone is having sex in it and sprays water inside, opens the door, and sounds an alarm. What if that's exactly what the person/people inside want to happen? Might be their fetish to be dripping wet and exposed for everyone to see...

Protect locals from public sex fetishists by making the sex wet and more public.
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Postby Pacomia » Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:34 am

What am I, uh... reading? With my own two eyes? What the hell?
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Postby Ostroeuropa » Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:34 am

Reminder that welsh seaside tourist towns are drunken cesspits of sex, drink, and drugs that dislike the police because they get in the way of the drugs, and that the "Tourism" factor is based largely around being cordial, facilitating, and friendly to tourists, and actively handing them over to the cops is just not the done thing.

Maybe you can get this shit to work up in Snowdonia or something where people take their families. But if you expect a public toilet on a street with a dozen bars to have this happen you're off your rocker mate. The cops already have enough trouble dealing with the fights. It's just going to mean a bunch of smokers in front of bars swaying back and forth and chit chatting all turning to face a public toilet as the alarms go off and cheering.

That's it.

I bet the cops don't care either. They'll be more concerned with the fights, because

A. That's actually a problem
and
B. That's actually bad for business

At most you get bouncers to be like "I can't let you two back in.".

You'll get the cops pulling the old routine of slooowwwllly getting into the car and slowwwwllllly driving down to the scene on the rationale they're "Keeping an eye out for other crimes" on the way, and if the people are daft enough to still be there 20 minutes later when they finally arrive they'll get a caution unless they're actively causing other problems.

That or it straight up just gets devolved to the bouncers because fuck it, and they'll be like; "You're barred for the night" and maybe "You're barred for life" for repeat offenders.
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Postby The New California Republic » Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:44 am

Ifreann wrote:
The New California Republic wrote:When there is motion in the cubicle it automatically thinks that someone is having sex in it and sprays water inside, opens the door, and sounds an alarm. What if that's exactly what the person/people inside want to happen? Might be their fetish to be dripping wet and exposed for everyone to see...

Protect locals from public sex fetishists by making the sex wet and more public.

Do you think there is a limit to the amount of water that the sprayers will fire into the cubicle? Or does it just keep pumping it in there until the business has concluded?

I'd want to throw a fistful of bouncy balls in there to simulate "unusual movement" and then wedge the door shut from the outside to see if the thing fills up with water.
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Postby Rojava Free State » Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:08 am

Yeah I would rather people have sex in the bathroom than this be the bathroom
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Postby Neko-koku » Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:10 am

Rojava Free State wrote:Yeah I would rather people have sex in the bathroom than this be the bathroom

Also the 100,000+ pound sterlings. Let's build a doggie toilet instead. Woof!
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Postby Ordenstaat Burgundy » Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:13 am

IT's kind of waste of public funds tbh. Don't get me wrong the intent is noble, but the way its being executed is completely idiotic.

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Postby Alpes a Septentrionali imperium » Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:21 am

These toilets are basically going up to the disabled, needing assistance, homeless, etc and saying we don't care that you exist, sex bad, go away now.
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