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September 22nd, 2005

Toilet Seat Cover Check

Just wanted to check: when using a public toilet, do you use a toilet seat cover all of the time? What’s your policy?

For me, I will always (gulp) wipe down the seat first, then use a cover – or a makeshift one made from TP – and then, sit and enjoy. At first I was skeptical of using a cover all of the time, but now I couldn’t imagine not using one.

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Sean October 1, 2007, 9:35 pm

Frankly, the fact is that the seat coat is so flimsy the seat must be wiped or else everything passes through it. Also, it simply does not cover the whole seat anyway. It’s actually operation is still a query to me … if the “punch out” flap touches the water, through capillary action the “water” will creep up one’s otherwise clean butt (I pull that flap forward by the way). What they should do is have a disinfecting spray over the seat … you wipe off the seat with the extra TP or Paper towel and voila! just like home.

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