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Old 11-02-2013, 09:05 PM   #21
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I was just at sams club last night getting a jumbo pack of Charmin...

My question is who is still buying that ultra thin garbage from Scotts??

seems like an area where quality counts.

Oh and over the top.
I am godammit.
Been buying Scott's for years.
It's the best value.
My sphincter is as tough as nails....
And just in case I use too much...Toto to the rescue.
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Old 11-02-2013, 09:09 PM   #22
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I do that calculation. Best deal at Costco is Marathon (not Kirkland).
Most stores have the cost per/ clearly marked. Toilet paper is cost per 100 sheets. Anyone who shops the cost by number knows that TP has increased in price by roughly 50% in the last 5 years or so.....therefore, I also use the cheapazz Scotts, Marcal or whatever else is the deal of the week.
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Besides, I still have a septic system. It can't keep up with the fluffy stuff.
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Besides, I still have a septic system. It can't keep up with the fluffy stuff.


And the more women you have in the house the worse it is. Every time turn around putting a new roll out.
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Ok ok I will say that I noticed a dramatic increase in paper use once my girlfriend moved in.

But I maintain that "we" aka she would be using even more rolls of paper if it was thinner...
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It clearly say on the instruction on the roll that it goes under.
I hope you just forgot a magazine that day before resorting to reading the tp package. Lol
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I've been told there are three things in life you should buy the best you can afford... footwear, mattresses.....and toilet paper!
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if you have a septic system you should be using the scotts. my pump out guy keeps telling me that. the other stuff doesn't break down as fast.
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if you have a septic system you should be using the scotts. my pump out guy keeps telling me that. the other stuff doesn't break down as fast.
My parents are on septic and swear that it's not good to use multi-ply. Everytime I go over there I have to wrap half a roll around my hand to avoid breaking through.
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Most stores have the cost per/ clearly marked. Toilet paper is cost per 100 sheets. Anyone who shops the cost by number knows that TP has increased in price by roughly 50% in the last 5 years or so.....therefore, I also use the cheapazz Scotts, Marcal or whatever else is the deal of the week.
Stores often don't use the same unit measurement for all brands in the aisle. While some have the price/100 sheets, others have something else (I forgot what it is). Scott is probably the cheapest over all in Costco, but Marathon is one of the cheapest "soft" ones.
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if you have a septic system you should be using the scotts. my pump out guy keeps telling me that. the other stuff doesn't break down as fast.
Same here


I have a friend who's girlfriend is from Brazil and said the first time he went there she told him after they got there that they use rags instead of toilet paper. He thought she was kidding, she wasn't.
Where ever this was in Brazil they wash and reuse the rags.
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Long time ago my friend Jim was 15, on an exchange trip. Jim was a fairly shy kid, had left a pretty sheltered home to take this trip, all by himself, and had somehow made his way to some little village in Colombia or Ecuador.

He gets off the bus and locates the public bathroom - a little hut on the street, with a few holes in the ground, and a trained monkey cleaning things up.

Jim does his business, and drops the T.P. in the hole in the ground. That's a no-no, and the monkey goes crazy. Jim pulls his pants up and gets out of there. The monkey reaches into the hole, fishes out the T.P., and chases Jim outside. 5 minutes alone in Colombia and he's running down the village street with a suitcase, trying to hold his pants up, with a screaming monkey leaping around behind him with a mess of dirty T.P.

Edit: We're talking about 1975 or 76. Long time ago.
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Same here


I have a friend who's girlfriend is from Brazil and said the first time he went there she told him after they got there that they use rags instead of toilet paper. He thought she was kidding, she wasn't.
Where ever this was in Brazil they wash and reuse the rags.
I have been to Brazil a few times. Where we were, all of the drains were 2" I think. The TP was placed in a trash receptacle and not placed in the toilet. Pretty common over there. Never heard of any of them using a rag and washing it, but I suppose that is similar to the cloth diapers that used to be here.
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My parents are on septic and swear that it's not good to use multi-ply. Everytime I go over there I have to wrap half a roll around my hand to avoid breaking through.
And when it does break through, that is known as getting a piece of ass
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And the more women you have in the house the worse it is. Every time turn around putting a new roll out.
But that doesn't make sense. Everyone knows girls don't poop

And the best way is the paper over the top. That way it is not as far of a reach for when you shart!!
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We have put research money into the "3 seashells" technology....
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We have put research money into the "3 seashells" technology....


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We have put research money into the "3 seashells" technology....
Hahaha! All these years and I still have no idea how that would work.
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I was in a public restroom once and as I was standing at the urinal, a guy in the stall asked me for some paper towels, cuz the roll was empty.

This particular rest room only had a blow dryer, so I told him to just use a dollar.

Next thing I hear is this guy cussing up a storm. As he exits the stall, it's obvious he has doo-doo all over his fingers.

Before I could say a word, he says "Thanks a lot Pal!" and drops 3 quarters, two dimes and a nickel on the floor.

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