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Workman had a messy shit in our toilet (lighthearted)

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BillyDaveysDaughter · 29/07/2017 21:33

We had some work done today - and due to some of the work being done in the downstairs loo, we had removed the throne for better access, thus what we call our "tradesman's bog" was not available.

When the very nice chap doing the work asked politely to use our bathroom - he was here for several hours - of course we agreed. But once he'd left (an hour or so later) and I popped into the loo myself, I found what can only be described as a turd storm. The patterns left in the bowl could have won the Turner prize. .

Now I have no issue with the poor guy needing to download, if you gotta go you gotta go. And OBVIOUSLY I do not possess anything as repugnant as a toilet brush, so I don't suppose there was much he could do...but personally I'd have made an effort with a grimace and wadded loo roll (yes even underwater) until all traces were gone. AIBU? WWYD if you desperately needed a pony in someone's house but left a mark?

Caveat - all written in good humour, I bear him and his bowels no ill will. He made a lovely job of the work and decorating my porcelain.

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Bluepansies · 29/07/2017 21:35

You should have a toilet brush

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Floggingmolly · 29/07/2017 21:35
Envy
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Floofborksnootandboop · 29/07/2017 21:36

Why don't you have a toilet brush?

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NoWordForFluffy · 29/07/2017 21:38

This must be more common than I thought as I had a workman do the same on Tuesday (and I do possess a dreaded toilet brush, so there was no need for him to leave it for me to clean!). It pissed me off (to put it mildly).

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BillyDaveysDaughter · 29/07/2017 21:38

Toilet brushes are the work of the devil. I just can't. Faecal matter.

Isn't the toilet brush debate an old one on MN? Those for, those against?

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KingJoffreysRestingCuntface · 29/07/2017 21:38

A turd storm is a small price to pay for quality workmanship.

And buy a fecking toilet brush!! A nicely one disguised as a snowman or something.

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donajimena · 29/07/2017 21:39

You don't need a loo brush just a bottle of bleach by the loo to enable users to sluice out any skids. I'll save other posters the trouble.. bleach doesn't turn skids white. I have an avocado loo (rental delight) its not littered with white stains. Bleach dissolves shit.

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BillyDaveysDaughter · 29/07/2017 21:40

Yep, bleach for me every time. Not too much though, because environment.

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lessworriedaboutthecat · 29/07/2017 21:40

I had a similar experience when a man came round to repair our boiler. He asked if he could use the toilet. I'm not a monster so I said yes. He finally emerged literally 45 minutes later followed by the most horrific stench which proceeded to waft around the house. It smelt like he'd eaten the devil the night before and it had been trying to fight its way back to hell ever since.

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BlurryFace · 29/07/2017 21:40

If I leave skidmarks on someone else's toilet, I am happy to use whatever toilet cleaner is there and their toilet brush to clean up after myself, but if there isn't a toilet brush, no way I'm scrubbing someone else's toilet with flimsy bog roll.

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Bluepansies · 29/07/2017 21:40

So you'd rather have faecal matter on your hands by trying to scrub it with loo roll? I don't understand. How do you clean it when you're doing your regular clean?

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BillyDaveysDaughter · 29/07/2017 21:41

A turd storm is a small price to pay for quality workmanship

I quite agree.

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BillyDaveysDaughter · 29/07/2017 21:44

I can wash my hands. Toilet brush drips poo water and faecal matter onto the floor and into the drip tray. By the time I've bleached the brush, the drip tray, and cleaned the floor, I might as well have put some bleach down the loo...yet there will still be shit on the bristles of a toilet brush.

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BillyDaveysDaughter · 29/07/2017 21:45

Oh I clean with bleach, gloves and scourer.

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ButchyRestingFace · 29/07/2017 21:45

🤢 at the lack of a toilet brush.

Sorry, OP, I can't even...

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MSLehrerin · 29/07/2017 21:45

No need for a manky loo brush at all. Clean skid marks with brush and some bleach, flush (rinsing brush in clean water as it flushes) then squirt some more bleach down loo. Sit toilet brush in clean water and bleach till next person needs to use loo. Obviously next person needs to check before they sit down and not pee on the loo brush as I did once when rushing in from work absolutely bursting.

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ellestyle · 29/07/2017 21:46

Dirty sod

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BillyDaveysDaughter · 29/07/2017 21:49

I must say, lessworried, that there was no aroma...not by the time I got there anyway.

I don't use flimsy bog roll to clean my bog, I mean in an emergency (someone else loo, skid mark, no brush).

Does not having a shit encrusted toilet brush in my clean bathroom mean I'm failing at life or just a filthy cah?

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BillyDaveysDaughter · 29/07/2017 21:51

Now that, MSLehrerin, is making sense.

Although I still think DH would rather burn the house down.

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user1484615313 · 29/07/2017 21:52

Poor guy. He must have felt he could let loose since EVERYONE owns a toilet brush. Confused.

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Scrumptiousbears · 29/07/2017 21:53

Round here we have estate agents who shit and go. I had moved out of my house and left it empty whilst I advertised to rent it out. I would pop back every once I a while before it was let and there was always skids in the bowl. The only person to have any keys where the estate agent.

Funnily enough this also happened to my friend when hers was empty and on the rental market. Different agents though.

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MSLehrerin · 29/07/2017 21:53

Was recommended by a chambermaid in a hotel I stayed in in France years ago @BillyDaveysDaughter

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BillyDaveysDaughter · 29/07/2017 21:53

EVERYONE! I can't remember the last time I saw a live one!

I need to rethink this matter.

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Neuroticwoman · 29/07/2017 21:57

I can't stand toilet brushes - they are the most unhygienic items. Envy

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BillyDaveysDaughter · 29/07/2017 22:01

If a microbiologist were to convince me that they weren't heinous tools invented for spraying faecal bacteria all over the batbroom, and that a rinse and a splash of bleach would minimise/eliminate the risk, I might reconsider.

But I am a slightly neuroticwoman myself.

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