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Toilet roll standoff 😭help

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TheEmojiFormerlyKnownAsPrince Sun 01-Nov-20 18:33:15

I live with 3 adults and a 14 year old.

Whenever l go to the toilet there is NEVER a toilet roll. NEVER! Plenty of tubes but never a roll.

I am the only person who ever appears to get a replacement one. Therefore l have to ask, what the rest of my family are wiping their backsides on.

There’s never even a half finished one. Just an empty one. Every . Time.

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Paranoidmarvin Sun 01-Nov-20 18:35:29

Same here. Sorry. I don’t have an answer. But. Do they use a huge amount. My so. Can get through a roll in a day. No idea what he does with it. I look like I’m panic buying when I buy loo roll as I have to buy loads

FlitterMouse Sun 01-Nov-20 18:36:13

Put extra in a basket or keep your own private stash somewhere and let them get on with it.

Audreyseyebrows Sun 01-Nov-20 18:38:26

Keep your own toilet roll in a secret place. They’ll soon realise!

TheEmojiFormerlyKnownAsPrince Sun 01-Nov-20 18:38:53

There’s plenty of extra ones. But no one seems capable of getting one out. Or they do and then hide it.

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Bargebill19 Sun 01-Nov-20 18:39:30

Issue everyone with their own individual toilet roll. No more toilet roll will be issued until they return their empty roll to you, in person. Make sure you have marked each inner tube with a different coloured felt tip pen on the inside of the cardboard tube. So you know who tube is who’s - but don’t tell them. Place all remaining toilet rolls under lock and key. Hang key around your neck.
What to see who cracks first and asks for more toilet paper.

TheEmojiFormerlyKnownAsPrince Sun 01-Nov-20 18:39:32

Yeah secret place. That’s the answer!

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Elieza Sun 01-Nov-20 18:43:40

If you really want to scare them but Izal toilet roll! That’s the stuff like greaseproof paper and tell them that they are going through too much. That would scare me! That stuff is shit (scuse the pin)grin

Elieza Sun 01-Nov-20 18:44:16

Scuse the pun.
Stupid autocorrect.

MillieVanilla Sun 01-Nov-20 18:46:05

Same here
Drives me mad
Or it did until I made cupboard space fat the back behind the towels as an in case of loo roll disappearing measure

NoSquirrels Sun 01-Nov-20 18:46:26

Take your own and remove it every time. Like prison...

CheeseCakeSunflowers Sun 01-Nov-20 18:53:58

My secret stash is behind the bath panel, don't tell anyone.

jomaIone Sun 01-Nov-20 18:57:54

Does it matter though? Like getting a toilet roll out, someone's got to do it, it's a 5 second job... Meh

lillylemons Sun 01-Nov-20 19:01:14

during the first lockdown, I got annoyed with there being no loo roll in the bathroom so I give everyone their own loo roll within a day dd 13 needed a new one no idea what she does with it but she uses 1 a day now that's driving me nuts. How can anyone use 1 roll a day?

Heyahun Sun 01-Nov-20 19:03:19

Just have your own stash! Take it away after you use it 😂

mumwon Sun 01-Nov-20 19:10:02

leave a plastic jug beside the loo & no toilet paper except Izal - I can remember school use to have that - one of my friends use to carry tissue paper in her pocket for use!

Crinkle77 Sun 01-Nov-20 19:13:33


Put extra in a basket or keep your own private stash somewhere and let them get on with it.

Yep I was just going to suggest the same. Take your own roll with you and eventually one of them will have to get a new one.

nosswith Sun 01-Nov-20 19:18:30

@mumwon I think that is the first time this century that I have seen Izal mentioned. For those unaware, imagine wiping yourself with sandpaper and you have the general idea.

Nailgirl Sun 01-Nov-20 19:20:24

Easy solution. Take toilet roll to bathroom. Use. Hide in hangbag (not the used toilet roll!). On repeat until they get the message.

CassandraCross Sun 01-Nov-20 19:20:42

Oh Lord that completely unabsorbent Izal toilet roll it used to say "Now please wash your hands" on it, yep no shit, Sherlock!

FairFridaythe13th Sun 01-Nov-20 19:21:11


Easy solution. Take toilet roll to bathroom. Use. Hide in hangbag (not the used toilet roll!). On repeat until they get the message.

That’s exactly what I was going to say!

EdnaSilem Sun 01-Nov-20 19:23:49

I remember Izal toilet 'paper' - it made excellent tracing paper if you needed some for geography homework grin Didn't know you could still buy it! Or maybe I'm thinking of Bronco?

dadshere Sun 01-Nov-20 19:25:46

Empty toilet roll tubes are made of a special material that makes them completely invisible to all but those blessed with 'ninja' vision. In my house I am the only one with this special gift.

BruceAndNosh Sun 01-Nov-20 19:28:09

Mustbe3ormorecharacters Sun 01-Nov-20 19:29:43

Hide your own roll in the bathroom and only get it out before you use the bathroom.

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