I am once again indebted to A Frank Angle for the inspiration (if you want to call it that) for this post. He noticed that a number of my headers featured toilets that were, for lack of a better phrase, architecturally challenged. It turns out that there is no limit to the questionable ways that people will install a device of necessity in the home. Whoever said “Don’t start vast plans with half-vast ideas” never encountered these half-assed plans. To wit:
Someone told the contractor that they wanted a Jack-and-Jill bathroom to be shared between two bedrooms.
Why should the inconvenience of a small house restrict you from having a full-sized toilet?
Nothing says luxury like a toilet with a view through a sliding glass door.
The soap dish in your tub can serve as both a soap dispenser and a toilet paper dispenser. It’s that waterproof toilet paper though that makes this plan so costly.
When visitors arrive at your house, especially after a long ride, they often first ask to use the loo. With this design, you need not worry about complicated directions to get to the facilities. The full length (see through) stained glass window is an extra added touch.
No longer will you have to interrupt dinner conversations when one of your guests needs to use the bathroom. It’s right there within earshot.
I admit that the last idea is not one that actually exists (yet) but originated with none other than Homer Simpson. You’re sitting comfortably on the back patio, having a nice glass or two of wine in your wine seat when nature unexpectedly calls. Why go through the effort of finding the facilities when, with a little modification, you can conveniently stay in place and, in the words of Homer, “Let ‘er rip.”
Well, I gotta go.
Oh my gosh. How are these for real? And who would use them? Esp the first. Crazy. But also quite entertaining. Thank you. 🙂
They are half-real, used by the half-assed.
oh good grief! I can’t even!
You can’t even…
appreciate half-assed ideas?
use facilities with such clever designs?
read this post while eating breakfast?
..without laughing, shaking my head, laughing again… 😁
The photos are great. But it’s the “half-vast ideas” that I want to remember.
I have many, many half-vast ideas.
These are hilarious… and disturbing to consider. I’m pretty sure I’ve had nightmares where the loo is public… oh, wait; no. That was only the article about the public toilet with (supposedly) one-way glass: http://www.cracked.com/article_19928_the-6-most-terrifying-public-restrooms-in-world.html
No nightmares about peeing in public? Yeah, sure, no one noticed.
I’m touched by serving as an inspiration for this post. This is quite the collection … but as a wine enthusiast, the last one my be fav … well, except for the opener.
AFA, how do I put this? Your inspirations are in the toilet. No – wait – you have always given me half-assed advice. No, no, that’s not correct. You supply me with fecund material that is manure, I mean mature.
As expected, a perfect answer! … PS: I request your presence on Saturday.
I’ll be there.
Too funny! Some of these really make you wonder what people were thinking. Okay, all of them make me wonder. 😄
Rational thought seems not to be included in the design plans.
I LOVE this!
My husband, our son (then age 7) and I once stayed in an amazing hotel room in the town of Biot, France. The room was enormous, with a fireplace large enough to roast an ox, and tall enough for my 6″ husband to stand in with his arms raised and still not touch the top.
In the center left of the room was the bathroom, surrounded 3/4th of the way around the “bathroom” by a wall that was about 2 inches higher than my head as I sat on the toilet.
When your hotel stay offers a ‘bedroom with bath,’ you generally don’t expect the bath to be IN the bedroom.
Or that your 7year old will get an anatomy lesson!
My favourite is the half bath dining room. Guilt-free asparagus consumption?
Perhaps it should be called The Asparagus Dining Room.