Restroom Etiquette


Men should ace this test ... women may have a little difficulty.
There IS a code of "Restroom Etiquette" that MUST be followed.


The following is the urinal configuration in a sample men's room.
An X above the number will indicate "in use."

     (Sample):

      |   |   | x |   |   | x |     (Indicates that urinals 3 and 6
      | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 |     are occupied.)
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You are to identify correctly, based on urinal etiquette, at which stall you are to stand. Good luck!


Easy Section

     1.)

      |   | x |   | x |   |   |     (Urinals 2 and 4 occupied.)
      | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 |
      -------------------------

     Your choice: ___
      -----------------------------------------------------------------
     Correct answer: 6        It's the ONLY one to go to and every guy
                              instinctively knows this.
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     2.)

      | x |   |   |   |   |   |    (Urinal 1 occupied.)
      | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 |
      -------------------------

     Your choice:  ___
      -----------------------------------------------------------------
     Correct answer: 6        Stall 5 is acceptable, but you run a
                              greater risk of being next to someone
                              who arrives later.
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Kind of tricky Section

     3.)

      |   |   |   |   |   |   |   (empty)
      | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 |
      --------------------------

     Your choice:  __
      -----------------------------------------------------------------
     Correct answer:  1 or 6    You are tacitly saying,
                                "I don't want anyone next to me."
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     4.)

       |   | x |   | x |   | x |       (2, 4 and 6 occupied)
       | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 |
       -------------------------

     Your choice:  ___
      -----------------------------------------------------------------
     Correct answer:  1        You're stuck being next to at
                               least ONE guy, so you minimize the
                               impact and get a wall on your left.
                               NEVER go between TWO guys if you
                               can help it.  Exceptions to this
                               are stadium restrooms where the
                               herd thunders in.
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Subtle, tricky, but important to know Section

     5.)

     |   | x |   |   | x | x |          (2, 5 and 6 occupied)
     | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 |
      -------------------------

     Your choice:  __
      -----------------------------------------------------------------
     Correct answer:  4       Believe it or not,  1 and 3 "couples"
                              you with the guy in stall 2.  And we
                              wouldn't want THAT now, would we?

                              This differs from question 4 in such a
                              subtle way that the nuances cannot be
                              explained.  Suffice to say, only we men
                              would understand!
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VERY tricky indeed Section

     6.)

     | x | x |   |   | x | x |          (1, 2, 5 and 6 occupied)
     | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 |
      -------------------------

     Your choice:  ___
      -----------------------------------------------------------------
     Correct answer:  NONE!  You go to the mirror and pretend to
                             comb your hair or straighten a tie
                             until the urinals "open up" a bit more.
                             If you have to go REAL, REAL BAD, for
                             god's sake! ... use a doored stall.
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Other parts of the Unwritten Code of the Urinals


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