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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian14 Feb 2019 5:43 p.m. PST

A rare 12th-century triple toilet seat will be going on display at a London museum later this year…


Winston Smith Inactive Member14 Feb 2019 5:50 p.m. PST

No doubt made by Thomas Crapper and Sons.

Stryderg14 Feb 2019 6:56 p.m. PST

Looks like the ones we used in basic training.

I think the Germanic tribes had those, called them the poopenhousensquatin, but I could be wrong.

Useful when you've gone beyond doing number one and number two.

Thank you, I'll be here all week. Don't forget to tip your waitress.

bsrlee14 Feb 2019 9:13 p.m. PST

The 'rare' part really only applies to the fact it is 12th Century. Plenty of multi-user seats in museums and collections all over the place, from at least the Romans thru the early 20th Century in the US and other places.

Zephyr114 Feb 2019 9:45 p.m. PST

Bet there were still arguments back then about whether the leaves should go over or under on the roll… :-p

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP15 Feb 2019 6:45 a.m. PST

I spent some time in a barracks that had those.

Henry Martini15 Feb 2019 8:10 p.m. PST

No doubt used by Thomas Crapper and Sons… simultaneously.

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