Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Funny Restroom Symbols

Stick figure of man sprinting with a distressed look on his face.
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Instead of just having a stick man and a stick woman, they should have the respective stick figures with arms reaching out as they run, with perhaps a distressed grimace on their face and beads of sweat flying from their heads.
lumpy, May 08 2002

Public Vomit Chamber http://www.halfbake...c_20Vomit_20Chamber
Contains a link to benfrost's door signs for his vomit chambers. [waugsqueke, May 10 2002]

another halfbaked invention becomes reality http://img387.image...aleaustraliaoc0.jpg
[xandram, Jul 07 2008]


       I like it. The symbols you describe could be used as universal symbols on "restrooms are that-a-way" signs. Just show the stick figures running the appropriate direction.
half, May 08 2002

       "Danger Wet Floor" picture of a little man skidding 7 feet with legs all akimbo! nice one lumpy.
po, May 08 2002

       But how do you depict a person who is standing absolutely still, afraid that if they move one leg even an inch, that they'll crap their pants?

[sorry, I should really avoid this sort of topic . . . . then again . . . have you ever let out a really big fart, only to quickly discover that it wasn't a fart?]
quarterbaker, May 08 2002

       MTINTK, quarterbaker
thumbwax, May 08 2002

       You know, I would really apologize for that last annotation of mine, if only I felt bad about it.
quarterbaker, May 08 2002

       so the stomach thing is better now - thank god for that! have a mint!
po, May 08 2002

       I'm not sure if laughing really hard is something I want to do if I really need to use the restroom -- but still a croissant.
mrouse, May 09 2002

       ///But how do you depict a person who is standing absolutely still, afraid that if they move one leg even an inch, that they'll crap their pants? //
I bet Bristolz could do it.
IvanIdea, May 09 2002

       lumpy gets a croissant; quarterbaker, I have no words.
Blackanese, May 10 2002

       How about someone grabbing their crotch with one hand? Hard to draw with stick figures, though.   

       Hey! my vote made a difference.
quacksalve, May 10 2002

       <facetious>Every vote makes a difference, quaksalve...</facetious>
yamahito, May 10 2002

       If you put one of these signs up at an airport, how many people would make a mad dash for it, hoping for the express ticket window?   

       Howabout a stick figure of a little boy 'pinching it off?'   

       That reminds me: in Livonia, we have this Italian restaurant that in the men's restroom has pictures of every situation of little nude boys peeing. This is also the same restaurant that has the winery overhead in the ceiling latticework, a special guest table right *in* the kitchen, and at one booth, pictures of grotesquely fat italian women everywhere, (thankfully not nude). What's more, it's half a block from the church. Makes me wonder a little about the owner. Also curious to know how many Catholic bishops eat there...
RayfordSteele, May 11 2002

       Ok.. I spit coffee all over my desk. This is the one that finally made me register.
nomayo, May 14 2002

       In beautiful, godforsaken Helensburgh, UK there is a pub that has 'funny' restroom signs. The ladies' lav door features a 3d metal representation of a pair of breasts. The guys' lav has got (please excuse the langauge) a big cock on it. Thankfully, it's flaccid, otherwise it'd have someone's eyes out.
calum, May 14 2002

       Slightly off topic: Saw a silly ass movie the other day that involved some players on a space station -- over one airlock door was a black/yellow triangular sign with a stick figure floating feet up, arms and legs wiggling. Genius leaves its mark everywhere.
reensure, May 14 2002

       No, blissmiss, it is a dirty great cast-iron wang. It is capable of giving any man an inferiority complex.
calum, May 15 2002

       Was it rusty, flesh colored or was it shiny silver from curious, tactile admirers?
FarmerJohn, May 15 2002

       this deserves to be dragged out once in awhile just for the hell of it.
po, Jan 18 2003

       how about a sick figure woman escorting a stick figure 5 year old boy in to the ladies room.
davidcreede, Jul 22 2003

       Crowds of stick girls going to the toilet together.
bezzzie1, Feb 09 2004

       How about a stick figure holding a mobile phone?   

       Every public toilet I go into, always seems to have people on their mobiles. One person was even on the phone while taking a dump! I thought they were talking to their turd! Have they no shame?
grippit, Feb 09 2004


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