Toilet Paper Vending Machine

To avoid wastage, some public rest rooms in Japan will charge you. Though it will worth every single dollar if you need it.

Toilet Paper Vending Machine

Interesting facts about Toilet Paper

  1. About four billion people don’t use toilet paper. About 70% – 75 % of the world’s population does not use toilet paper.
  2. People in some parts of the world do not use toilet paper due to a lack of trees.
  3. Some people don’t use toilet paper because they can’t afford it.
  4. A lot of people would rather not spend money of fancy paper to wipe their behinds.
  5. Water is the universal solvent, not paper.
  6. In an average household, the average roll of toilet paper lasts approximately five days.
  7. Consumers use approximately 8 – 9 sheets of paper per toilet use.
  8. It takes about 384 trees to make the toilet paper that one man uses within his lifetime.
  9. The average person uses 100 rolls of toilet paper per year (over 20,000 sheets).
  10. In 1973, a joke started an actual toilet paper shortage. The Tonight Show host Johnny Carson once jokingly claimed that there was a toilet paper shortage on his show in 1973. However, people believed him and hoarded supplies. It caused a real shortage at that time which took some stores 3 weeks to restock.
  11. A Japanese horror novelist once printed an entire novel on toilet paper. Not only was he famous for writing The Ring, but Koji Suzuki also printed out his novel Drop on a toilet paper roll in a public bathroom. The entire novel spans 9 chapters and runs a length of 3 feet.
  12. The toilet paper roll test is used to determine a man’s condom size. For this test, the man must insert his penis into the cardboard tube of the toilet paper roll. A regular condom is enough for those who fit without much effort. Otherwise, a struggling fit requires a large condom size.


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