Under or over?

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    There are two types of people in the world: normal people who hang toilet paper in the “over” position, and sadists who hang it in the “under” position to make life miserable for themselves and whoever else uses their crapper. Just kidding. (No but really.)

    First of all, you should know that there’s a documented correct way to place toilet paper onto the holder — which is in the “over” position. Seriously —  the 1891 patent for the toilet paper roll literally states that the end of the roll should be hanging off the exterior, so there’s that.

    And  there are some serious personality differences between over-people and under-people , like the fact that under-people clearly enjoy the sight of their TP unspooling from the awkward and wrong direction. But aside from the obvious, relationship expert and TV therapist Dr. Gilda Carle created a personality test to tell us exactly what sets the two parties apart.

    In the Toilet Paper Personality Test , 2000 people were surveyed on which way they roll their toilet paper, and on how assertive they are in their relationships on a scale of 1 to 10. The results revealed that those “who roll over are more dominant than those who roll under,” meaning they have a Type-A personality. Under-rollers are the opposite, being a member of the more submissive and laid-back niche. Sorry under-rollers, but you’re probably not going to rule to world any time soon.

    The study also found that some over-the-roll-people feel so strongly about the orientation of their toilet paper, that they actually admitted to flipping the roll over if they come across a stray under-roll at someone’s house. Now that’s dedication.

    “Originally, I created the Toilet Paper Personality Test as a fun way for people to assess the behaviors they use daily, often without thinking,” Carle told i100 , but since it turned out to be so indicative of personality, Carle suggested it could be used to gauge compatibility with a new potential lover, because toilet paper is very important in relationships. Roll facing the wrong way? Deal breaker. Bye.

    Though you now know what science has to say about the direction you hang your toilet paper, keep doing you, my friend. Just don’t be that person who leaves the roll empty.

    h/t BroBible 

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    Why does it matter which way the toilet paper goes?
    According to science, the correct way to hang toilet paper is "over." Why? Because "under" vastly increases the possibility that food-poisoning bacteria will spread from the restroom to the rest of the workplace. more
    Should I throw toilet paper in the toilet?
    Treatment plants effectively remove toilet paper from wastewater, but all other garbage should go in the trash can. These Items belong in the trash can. The only thing you should ever flush down a toilet is human waste (urine and feces) and toilet paper. more
    Do people put toilet paper on toilet seats?
    Toilet seats, however, are hard for germs to settle on because of the way they're designed. So unless a toilet paper roll is covered, you're better off using your own tissues or just squatting. more
    Can you throw toilet paper in the toilet in Colombia?
    You cannot flush toilet paper anywhere in Colombia. You will find waste baskets beside every toilet in airports, houses, and hotels. It does not matter what time of the month it is or if you have eaten a lot of fibre, all toilet paper must be thrown in these waste baskets. more
    Should we throw toilet paper in toilet?
    Treatment plants effectively remove toilet paper from wastewater, but all other garbage should go in the trash can. These Items belong in the trash can. The only thing you should ever flush down a toilet is human waste (urine and feces) and toilet paper. more
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    Probably nothing, according to public health experts. Seat covers do not stop germs, they said, and you're not likely to catch an infection from a toilet, anyway. more
    Can you put toilet paper in toilet in Mexico?
    Doesn't matter where you go in Mexico, their sewage systems cannot accommodate paper. So the answer is.. No, you cannot flush paper down any toilets in Mexico. more
    How far should toilet paper holder be from toilet?
    Step 1: Place the Template Position the template on the wall in the desired location. Use a level to ensure it's straight, and then tape the template to the wall. A standard rule is that toilet paper holders are set about 26 inches above the floor. It should also be 10 inches in front of or next to the toilet. more
    Can you put toilet paper down toilet in Crete?
    In most places throughout Greece you can't put toilet paper down the toilet. Instead, you must put your toilet paper in the bin beside the loo. So long as the bins are tightly closed and emptied daily, the health risks are minimal to anyone who uses this method. more
    Are paper towel & toilet paper tubes recyclable?
    Special Instructions. Only empty toilet paper rolls and paper towel rolls are recyclable. Toilet paper and paper towels are not recyclable. more
    Can we throw toilet paper in toilet in Germany?
    As with every rule there is an exception. Toilet paper belongs into the toilet unless your sitting in an automobile caravan. Never throw tampons, sanitary towels or similar materials in the toilet but use the pedal bin. more

    Source: www.maxim.com

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