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One man advocates a plan under which his country will standardize on a single forced orientation, and at least one inventor hopes to popularize a new kind of toilet roll holder which swivels from one orientation to the other. Edgar Alan Burns describes some reasons toilet paper politics is worthy of examination. On the first day of Burns’ introductory course in sociology, he asks his students, «Which way do you think a roll of toilet paper should hang? Other personal interests include one’s favorite cola or baseball team. Differences in interests usually lead at most to teasing and gentle chiding. Peterson calls «the ‘get a life’ folks among us» who elevate interests into moral issues. In each choice, there is a prototypical solution chosen by the majority, and it is tempting to offer simplistic explanations of how the minority must be different.
It is an interactive medium, a certain kind of clash, it doesn’t have to be a violent clash, but at least a disagreement would certainly be at the top of the list. It has to be something that’s of general interest. The main reasons given by people to explain why they hang their toilet paper a given way are ease of grabbing and habit. A traveller from the U. It is unclear if one orientation is more economical than the other. These skills include the evaluative attitude, practical logical analysis, empathy, teaching, and being a quick study.
To prove one’s competence, one may either derive the «one right answer» or prove that the test is or is not culturally biased. By taking an approximately symmetric situation and flipping it around, one can sometimes arrive at a new solution to a problem with its own surprising advantages. Another solution: two paper holders, even with different toilet paper. The question «Do you prefer that your toilet tissue unwinds over or under the spool? The overall result: 68 percent chose over. 8 percent do not know or care. Canadian museums, asks visitors to register their preferred roll direction.
Saint Boniface’s director noted, «I think there’s been some cheating, though. The press release claims, «A first-of-its-kind survey has settled, once and for all, the great toilet paper debate. 59 percent of the vote, 1,826 to 1,256. American Standard spokeswoman Nora Monroe observed, «The bathroom is a territorial place. You’d be surprised how many people have definite opinions on this issue. Poretz and Sinrod break down the results of their 1989 survey by sex and age.
Nonetheless, such a difference has been claimed by other authors, in both directions. The American Standard conference poll concluded: «Many men voted for over, saying it made the paper easier to reach. Inventor Curtis Batts arrives at a different conclusion from his personal experience: «Women like it over, and men like it under. I think it bugs women when it touches the wall. A Cottonelle survey indicated that men were more likely than women to notice, and become annoyed with, a toilet roll hung against their preference. Yells at staffers who leave the toilet seat up and hang toilet paper rolls outward instead of inward. By more than 4 to 1, older folks prefer to have their toilet paper dispense over the front.
On what that proves: «I don’t know, but it’s sure interesting. Are you in favor of toilet paper in all public washrooms being installed with the loose end coming up and over the front of the roll? It was thought to be a question «which carried no political association». Socializer, Director, Thinker, and Relater. Breithaupt writes that toilet paper management is an important detail for Thinkers, while Directors don’t care so long as the paper is available. Ones, Twos, Threes, and so on: «Ones know the answer to such dilemmas. With so many problems in the world, why were thousands of people making an issue of tissue? In 1998, she wrote that the issue «seems destined to go on forever», insisting, «In spite of the fact that an overwhelming number of people prefer the roll hung so that the paper comes over the top, I still prefer to have the paper hanging close to the wall. On the day of her last column in 2002, Landers wrote, «P. The toilet paper hangs over the top. Her published commentary on the issue has even continued after her death. Toilet paper comes up once again, and the actress surveys the audience for their opinions. Many entertainers, celebrities and businesspeople have publicized their opinion on the topic.