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Venezuela running out of toilet paper


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#1    Ashotep

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Posted 17 May 2013 - 01:37 AM

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Venezuela’s socialist government is scrambling to find new sources for toilet paper as consumer supplies run out nationwide, according to The Associated Press.

http://www.rawstory....t-paper-report/



That's serious business when you run out of toilet paper.

Unfortunately they are facing shortages on things like milk, coffee and butter.


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Posted 17 May 2013 - 01:44 AM

All things we take for granted, here in the land of the spoiled.. :no:
What if we could remake cigarette filters into toilet paper?

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Posted 17 May 2013 - 02:17 PM

Cannabis plantations? More efficient, less environmentally taxing etc than the current resources. They also make for a higher output per square meter which makes for more farmland for cattle and coffee plantations.

Which greedy industries and backward/ignorant politicians are holding this back?


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Posted 17 May 2013 - 02:25 PM

Victorians used newspaper....
People in medieval times used a sponge or their hand....
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Posted 17 May 2013 - 02:56 PM

Romans used stones, with the names of people they don't like on them.


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Posted 17 May 2013 - 02:59 PM

That is one of the things I dislike about travel to the States.  They have toilet paper, not sprayers or bidets.  For a fat man that is hard to do; it is also unsanitary and doesn't do a complete job, resulting in "skid marks."  It is also wasteful of trees.


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Posted 17 May 2013 - 03:03 PM

You still use toilet paper? :lol:

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Posted 17 May 2013 - 03:06 PM

View PostFLOMBIE, on 17 May 2013 - 03:03 PM, said:

You still use toilet paper? :lol:

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Seriously, what are the seashells for?? :)


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Posted 17 May 2013 - 03:08 PM

View PostFrank Merton, on 17 May 2013 - 02:59 PM, said:

That is one of the things I dislike about travel to the States.  They have toilet paper, not sprayers or bidets.  For a fat man that is hard to do; it is also unsanitary and doesn't do a complete job, resulting in "skid marks."  It is also wasteful of trees.
But at least you do not have to use squat toilets, which is tough for a fat man, too.


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Posted 17 May 2013 - 03:12 PM

View PostKowalski, on 17 May 2013 - 03:06 PM, said:

Seriously, what are the seashells for?? :)
I could post a pictogram on that, but errm, you don't want to know.


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Posted 17 May 2013 - 05:12 PM

Haha the silliest and smallest things in life seem to be what we need the most


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Posted 17 May 2013 - 05:15 PM

View PostFLOMBIE, on 17 May 2013 - 03:08 PM, said:

But at least you do not have to use squat toilets, which is tough for a fat man, too.
Those are rare now and pretty much just in the country.  I think its healthier for reasons I won't get into.


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Posted 17 May 2013 - 06:29 PM

View PostMnemonix, on 17 May 2013 - 02:56 PM, said:

Romans used stones, with the names of people they don't like on them.

Some Romans did, not all,


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Posted 17 May 2013 - 06:34 PM

Venezuelans go through about 150 million rolls of toilet paper every month

Well, they will have to change their diet.

In an ideal World a law would be passed were NO guns were allowed and all those out there destroyed, trouble is the law makers are not going to take a risk of trying to pass that without making sure they are armed first.

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Posted 17 May 2013 - 06:46 PM

View PostKowalski, on 17 May 2013 - 03:06 PM, said:

Seriously, what are the seashells for?? :)
I was wondering the same thing.





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