August 9, 2012

Thunderstruck

Word to the wise. Don't ever stand in the middle of a men's room having an active conversation on the phone and try to play it off like you're not doing exactly that - having a conversation, in a bathroom, on the phone. Don't say that you're in your car in a thunderstorm. No one's going to buy that. The pee sounds from the men using the bathroom for its intended purpose - and silently wondering what kind of asshat has an actual phone conversation in a men's room - don't sound like rain. Flushing toilets don't sound like thunder. They sound like toilets. Flushing. And the fart that one guy ripped in the corner stall? How do you explain that? "Oh, um, yeah, well the the rain was coming down so hard I apparently hit a waterbuffalo". If you're going to stand in a bathroom having a conversation, own it. Say I'm in the bathroom and the guy in the corner stall has a serious gastrointestinal problem but please go on and tell me about your day or whatever.

Please note: I did not learn this through doing, merely observing.

Posted by Chris at August 9, 2012 7:44 AM
Comments

I really should know better than to drink my coffee while reading one of your posts that includes "men's room" in the first sentence. Thanks for the coffee-out-the-nose laugh this morning!

Posted by: cyndy at August 9, 2012 8:57 AM

God I love these posts!

Posted by: Heather at August 9, 2012 11:11 AM

LOL You're bathroom stories never get old! Seriously, who tries to play off bathroom noises as a thunderstorm?!

Thanx for the giggle!

Posted by: Kris at August 9, 2012 11:21 AM

awesome.

Posted by: James Proffitt at August 9, 2012 12:44 PM

I would walk out if I walk in and somebody's in the bathroom talking on the phone. That's me being courteous.

People are so weird...

Posted by: oakley at August 9, 2012 2:04 PM

WATER BUFFALO. I am dead.

Posted by: Fraulein N at August 9, 2012 2:46 PM

LOL! :) Same with the women's bathroom. I flush extra if I catch someone doing the same thing, but maybe I"m just mean.. tee hee.

Posted by: Manda at August 9, 2012 10:39 PM

Women are no better. I can't believe some of the cell phone conversations I hear in the next stall.

Posted by: L A Cochran at August 10, 2012 2:33 PM


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