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Tantalus Toilet Paper Dispenser

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A loo roll holder which is equipped with an infrared proximity sensor - whenever a hand is extended to grasp the paper, it promptly rewinds into the holder. Once the hand is removed, the paper cautiously re-emerges.
8th of 7, Oct 19 2009

Retractable Loo Paper Holder Retractable_20Loo_20Paper_20Holder
Prior Art. This idea is merely a response to [kaz]'s profferd Bun. [8th of 7, Oct 19 2009]

Make the whole bathroom evil. evil_20laugh_20activated_20hand_20dryer
And with Ian's suggestion, it could "taunt" as well. [blissmiss, Oct 19 2009]

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       Evil. Utterly evil.   

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Jinbish, Oct 19 2009
  

       You are a sick man, [8th].   

       +
wagster, Oct 19 2009
  

       It should also be incorporated with a rough low-res monochrome inkjet printer. For communicating onto the paper with, upon re-emerge phase.
Ian Tindale, Oct 19 2009
  

       Have the evil laugh hand dryer thingy, and we got a {{{realllll bathroom}}}. Not for the faint of heart. Guaranteed to scare the shit outta ya. Good for the constipated.
blissmiss, Oct 19 2009
  

       You could add a washbasin that emitted a deep, Satanic chuckle when the plug is pulled. Some washbasins almost do this already, so it can't be that difficult to engineer.   

       <Waits for someone to post Evil Bathroom Of Doom idea>
8th of 7, Oct 19 2009
  

       Do the
Mood Fomoorh Tab Live
first, though
Ian Tindale, Oct 19 2009
  

       Plagiarism is the spice of life.
8th of 7, Oct 19 2009
  

       Your bun has arrived [+]
kaz, Oct 19 2009
  

       Oooh ... pastry !
8th of 7, Oct 19 2009
  

       {+} Thats just plain cruel. What do you do whenyou really need it?
Rmac, Oct 20 2009
  

       I'm waiting for a Mobius bog roll.
RayfordSteele, Oct 20 2009
  

       Would that not get a bit icky quite quickly?
kaz, Oct 20 2009
  

       No, because although it has only one surface, that surface is effectively infinite - so it never runs out.
8th of 7, Oct 20 2009
  

       But when youtear off the sheetyou used, won't you break the strip, causing it become again a rather short long piece of paper? if you leave it on, then it will start to smell.
Rmac, Oct 20 2009
  

       That is pretty much what I was going to say, although with slightly less spaces than I had planned.
kaz, Oct 20 2009
  

       If you tear the roll just right, you simply get a longer mobius strip.
RayfordSteele, Oct 23 2009
  
      
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