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Alerting Toilet Paper Dispenser

A mechanism which alerts you when a public toilet is out of paper
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A device in the dispenser which puts up a flag when it is out of paper. Perhaps an audio alarm as well.
dare99, Mar 14 2002

(For [PeterSealy]) http://www.bootsnal...k/jun99nycity.shtml
A guide to the public toilets of New York City [angel, Mar 15 2002, last modified Oct 05 2004]

a different (better) toilet roll thing toilet_20roll_20runout_20warning
baked rolls [neilp, Dec 20 2004]

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       or perhaps an alarm system for when there is anything at all undesirable in the toilet - things floating, wet seat, etc etc.
sappho, Mar 15 2002
  

       Perhaps a home version with alarm to discourage those significant others who leave the roll empty (or worse with exactly 2 sheets left).?
rbl, Mar 15 2002
  

       [PeterSealy]: Yes, I noticed. It was largely for that reason that I posted it.
angel, Mar 15 2002
  

       hmmn, if it could send a message to someone to come and top it up..
neilp, Dec 18 2004
  

       actually I think is baked with link - both ideas lack a proper alert mechanism.
neilp, Dec 20 2004
  
      
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