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New York NYC JFK Airport 2004

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#1 Bad Wolf

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Posted 21 March 2004 - 02:23 PM

http://uk.news.yahoo...9/80/ep0u9.html


I can't believe anyone even came UP with such a whacked idea.  No WONDER I have no more faith in human nature.  :wacko:
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Posted 21 March 2004 - 02:26 PM

Yeah I saw the photos and was appaled at the tastelessness of the idea. They may be arty but it certainly sends a degradeing message that is in no way subliminal.
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Posted 21 March 2004 - 02:28 PM

It's mind boggling actually.
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Posted 21 March 2004 - 02:30 PM

It's bad enough having to condescend to using a urinal in an airport. But this? Dude, I'd rather whiz down the drain.

Not only that, but could this be any more of a committee idea? "Let's make our customers happy by.... spicing up the urinals!" Everyone agrees, no one takes ownership, someone makes a stupid decision, the PR nightmare ensues. Go team.

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Posted 21 March 2004 - 02:32 PM

the'Hawk, on Mar 21 2004, 11:28 AM, said:

Not only that, but could this be any more of a committee idea? "Let's make our customers happy by.... spicing up the urinals!" Everyone agrees, no one takes ownership, someone makes a stupid decision, the PR nightmare ensues. Go team.

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Maybe they got lessons from Tribune on management by committee...  :angel:
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Posted 21 March 2004 - 02:35 PM

I have a difficult enough time peeing with other people in the room.  If I saw one of those things staring back at me in the restroom, I'd probably never be able to go again...
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Posted 21 March 2004 - 02:35 PM

^ Nah, if they did, they wouldn't have installed bathrooms at all. Tribune isn't known for their attention to details, or continuity.

Knowing Tribune, it'd have water fountains, Coke vending machines, a fully licensed bar, and no place to take a leak.

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Posted 21 March 2004 - 02:40 PM

Those urinals would probably work, in Mick Jagger's house. :lol:
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Posted 21 March 2004 - 02:49 PM

Hey now this could be attempting to cater to the BDSM crowd. you never know what is chic amonst them..

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Posted 21 March 2004 - 02:50 PM

DWF, on Mar 21 2004, 02:38 PM, said:

Those urinals would probably work, in Mick Jagger's house. :lol:
^That would just be *begging* for guests to confuse their host with a bathroom fixture. :devil:

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Posted 21 March 2004 - 02:56 PM

Nick, on Mar 21 2004, 02:48 PM, said:

DWF, on Mar 21 2004, 02:38 PM, said:

Those urinals would probably work, in Mick Jagger's house. :lol:
^That would just be *begging* for guests to confuse their host with a bathroom fixture. :devil:

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Posted 21 March 2004 - 02:57 PM

Why am I not surprised that Virgin Atlantic didn't get it.

BWAHAHAHAHA

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Posted 21 March 2004 - 04:17 PM

i'm actually kind of dissapointed in Richard Branson.

He has better business sense than this

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Posted 21 March 2004 - 05:33 PM

Lip... shaped... urinals. Uh-huh. Going for a sense of oral sex? Trying to make pissing entertaining? :crazy:
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Posted 21 March 2004 - 06:21 PM

You should check out the company's web site:

http://www.bathroom-mania.com/

There's the "flower pot", "Splish Splash!" - the hammock-bath and "Summertime!" - the beach-cabin shower.

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Posted 21 March 2004 - 08:56 PM

This is just a case of people not thinking things through completely.  They wanted to make their restrooms decorative, and they went for a certain style.  They just didn't make certain logical connections.  While that is probably a bad thing, they probably had their minds a little too blissfully out of the gutter when they thought of it.
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Posted 22 March 2004 - 08:10 AM

Ewww.... that's DISGUSTING. :barf:

And the fact that they were designed by a woman is no defense. :p
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Posted 22 March 2004 - 09:49 AM

I won't say it, it's too easy.

I uh, happened to see these things on Headline News...

And pardon me, but...

*lololololol*

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Posted 22 March 2004 - 03:32 PM

OMG!!!!!  :wacko:  :wacko:  :wacko:  :wacko:
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Posted 23 March 2004 - 12:07 PM

:lol:  :lol:

I saw these pics online the past few days and thought they were kind of obscene actually, outrageous but somewhat obscene!
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