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Throne Splasher

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This is an apparatus that allows a homeowner to generate waves in their toilet remotely.
vfrackis, Jun 02 2010

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       do you want to ride the wave?
po, Jun 02 2010
  

       Ours does a good job of splashing the seat every other time it flushes.
RayfordSteele, Jun 02 2010
  

       // homeowner// What if we are renting the house? Does the landlord get to do this to drive us out?
baconbrain, Jun 03 2010
  

       I have a theory that toilet splashback is caused directly by Satan.
DrWorm, Jun 03 2010
  

       Similarly, what if you have a mortgage? Presumably the control unit would be held by the bank?
pocmloc, Jun 03 2010
  

       UK toilets are a different shape to US ones - the former only contain a little water at the bottom of a reasonably deep "well", while the latter have great shallow "pans", presumably to facilitate arse-splashage and the close inspection of unusual stools.   

       It would be difficult to even notice a wave in a UK toilet, so I don't see the point. It might serve as an annoyance to someone sitting on a US toilet though, to have their bottoms dampened by an unseen hand.
zen_tom, Jun 03 2010
  

       ...and then of course there's the strange foreign toilets which have a little shelf for you to deposit your offerings on, to better facilitate their close inspection.

[zen] "to have their bottoms dampened by an unseen hand" - some people pay for that. Apparently.
hippo, Jun 03 2010
  

       this would entertain the cat for hours.
dentworth, Jun 03 2010
  

       This is really just a remote controlled bidet, right? On the market in Japan for years now, I'm sure.
swimswim, Jun 03 2010
  

       US toilets are rather notorious for getting you wet, and not from the flushing. I'm not certain why we've maintained the water-wasting shape we have.
RayfordSteele, Jun 03 2010
  

       It's being so far from civilisation that does that, [Rayford].
8th of 7, Jun 03 2010
  
      
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