Author Topic: Why do the office toilets have small ventilated metal recesses in the wall?  (Read 935 times)

About 4" square, to the side of the WC in each cubicle.  There is a row of air holes at the top of the recess.  What's it for?  Is it an ashtray?  This has always been a no smoking site since it was built.
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About 4" square, to the side of the WC in each cubicle.  There is a row of air holes at the top of the recess.  What's it for?  Is it an ashtray?  This has always been a no smoking site since it was built.
My bold.
Air holes?
Or eyeball holes?

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Posh/secretive gloryholes?
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Posh/secretive gloryholes?
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 See above  ;)

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Fart vents, obviously.
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Possibly to spy on you?
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For exposing dribbles.
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What is an exposing dribble?

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Re: Why do the office toilets have small ventilated metal recesses in the wall?
« Reply #10 on: November 08, 2018, 11:26:54 am »
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Re: Why do the office toilets have small ventilated metal recesses in the wall?
« Reply #11 on: November 08, 2018, 03:13:45 pm »
About 4" square, to the side of the WC in each cubicle.  There is a row of air holes at the top of the recess.  What's it for?  Is it an ashtray?  This has always been a no smoking site since it was built.

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Jaded

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Re: Why do the office toilets have small ventilated metal recesses in the wall?
« Reply #12 on: November 08, 2018, 03:50:10 pm »
What is an exposing dribble?

Look down, dear boy!  ;D

They could be for exposing dribbles from overflows.
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Re: Why do the office toilets have small ventilated metal recesses in the wall?
« Reply #13 on: November 08, 2018, 04:10:24 pm »
Johnny Thin posted a prostate-stroking technique for avoiding such things.
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Re: Why do the office toilets have small ventilated metal recesses in the wall?
« Reply #14 on: November 08, 2018, 04:58:53 pm »
If someone is going to examine your prostrate I think it only fair to wear a Sooty outfit to play my part.


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Re: Why do the office toilets have small ventilated metal recesses in the wall?
« Reply #15 on: November 08, 2018, 09:56:48 pm »
For exposing dribbles.

Your little orifice does sound like it’s part of a tun dish arrangement. With back to wall loos the cistern is hidden so they invent spy facilities to spot when there is an overflow issue.
Or it might be somewhere to hide carefully folded micro-grumble materials.

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Re: Why do the office toilets have small ventilated metal recesses in the wall?
« Reply #16 on: November 08, 2018, 10:17:39 pm »
Since rogerzilla started this thread, I’m inclined to think there’s a grumble reason, rather than it being an uncontrolled drip issue.
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Re: Why do the office toilets have small ventilated metal recesses in the wall?
« Reply #17 on: November 09, 2018, 08:58:31 am »
Not for hiding geocaches in then?
Too many angry people - breathe & relax.

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Re: Why do the office toilets have small ventilated metal recesses in the wall?
« Reply #18 on: November 09, 2018, 09:20:38 am »
Has anyone tried inserting something into one of the holes?
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Why do the office toilets have small ventilated metal recesses in the wall?
« Reply #19 on: November 09, 2018, 09:22:44 am »
Has anyone tried inserting something into one of the holes?

Given there is not much furniture in a toilet cubicle, what do you suggest he uses as a prodding stick?


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Re: Why do the office toilets have small ventilated metal recesses in the wall?
« Reply #20 on: November 09, 2018, 11:43:06 am »
The holes are only a couple of mm in diameter, so even Donald Trump would touch the sides.
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Re: Why do the office toilets have small ventilated metal recesses in the wall?
« Reply #21 on: November 09, 2018, 09:52:46 pm »
I think we need a photo
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Re: Why do the office toilets have small ventilated metal recesses in the wall?
« Reply #22 on: November 09, 2018, 10:17:43 pm »
I think we need a photo

Of Trump’s wedding tackle or the holes?

Or both?


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