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#1 MaraM

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Posted 31 July 2006 - 12:04 PM

These 'talking urinals' are apparently not 'new' but are now becoming more and more common. Although I'm not a guy, suspect few men are thrilled to have a urinal toss commercials, etc at them at their most private moments?

http://www.newkerala.com/news3.php?action=...ws&id=24400

p.s. Unsure if speaking of urinals is 'pushing the line' for subjects on our BleepingComputer - truly won't be offended if it's deleted by moderators.
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Posted 31 July 2006 - 12:45 PM

Well, i certainly wouldn't feel uncomfortable or offended, but i do think it's a really stupid idea. There are advertisements literally everywhere now-adays, and this is just another annoying...... annoyance. There are certainly better things to be doing with your time besides annoying more men while they're trying to take care of business...

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Posted 31 July 2006 - 02:51 PM

Woops....I missed, ON PURPOSE!(Joking)

Stupid and anoying...Cant even take a pee break without ads...
I wouldnt be surprised if all the screens didnt end up broken before long.

"The Wizmark Urinal Communicator is being also used to tout anti-drink-driving, safe sex, and anti-drug messages."

Great now 4 year olds have to hear about "SEX" while peeing...

Is it going to have a screen or just a speaker...

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Posted 31 July 2006 - 03:00 PM

My opinion is that it is just dumb!

Forced to listen, no fast forward. :thumbsup:
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Posted 31 July 2006 - 03:02 PM

I doubt if anyone would stall around!
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Posted 31 July 2006 - 05:59 PM

First off: John, that was terrible. Just thought you should know.... :thumbsup:

Second, its bad enough that I have to have commericals everywhere else I go; I wouldn't want to have to listen to them while I pee!!! :flowers:

Luckily, I am not a man, so I don't have to deal with that. :trumpet:

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Posted 31 July 2006 - 08:32 PM

Luckily, I am not a man, so I don't have to deal with that. :thumbsup:


Maybe not yet, but they make water-proof speakers........
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Posted 31 July 2006 - 10:59 PM

To tell you the truth, how stupid is it to spend several years of your life to invent something like that :thumbsup:

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Posted 31 July 2006 - 11:46 PM

Yeah I just invented the Pee-mercials isnt that great? sarcasm

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Posted 01 August 2006 - 09:59 AM

Maybe they could show reruns of Peewee Herman instead of commercials?
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Posted 01 August 2006 - 10:09 AM

Well, I am going to wait and see what commercials are displayed before I decide to hang out there or not.
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Posted 02 August 2006 - 10:22 PM

But the worst thing is that this goes over the drain... So I would probably not even touch it to throw it out the window... Plus it's a deoderiser so at least it's somewhat usefull but they have those without an anoying person talking to you while your peeing...

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Posted 02 August 2006 - 10:51 PM

And what if everyone is off sync or has a different radio ad...It would be loud and very anoying.

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Posted 02 August 2006 - 11:34 PM

I can just imagine the guy having a burnout and just crying in a corner saying "All I want to do is take pee in peace..."

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Posted 03 August 2006 - 03:31 PM

Could you imagine how damaging it would be to hear "It's the little things" by alice cooper while trying to use the urinal?




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