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2011-01-31 10:40:59 AM  
Wow.

That has to be the most verbosely useless wikipedia page of
them all (and that's saying something when you look at all the
anime info they collect).
 
2011-01-31 10:42:02 AM  
It is SERIOUS farking business.
 
2011-01-31 10:48:49 AM  
Just like what it is written about.
 
2011-01-31 10:49:15 AM  
That page just rolled on.
 
2011-01-31 10:50:05 AM  
Yeah it's too long.

The only right way is over, unless you have cats, in which case under is permitted. Easy.
 
2011-01-31 10:50:10 AM  
In all seriousness - isn't this exactly the kind of thing we love wikipedia for? Awesome articles about really stupid things. It would suck if they deleted this.
 
2011-01-31 10:55:20 AM  
The right answer is whatever way it happens to be oriented when you put it on holder.
 
2011-01-31 10:58:47 AM  
I admit. I always go 'under,' even though it puts me in the minority.
 
2011-01-31 11:04:54 AM  
I prefer under.. it just looks right that way. I have cats, but I don't believe they influenced my opinion. I usually just put it on without checking the orientation.
 
2011-01-31 11:21:48 AM  
I put it in whatever way it ends up in my hands. If you don't like it you are cordially and respectfully invited to wipe your ass elsewhere.
 
2011-01-31 11:30:16 AM  
What? No love for "sitting on top of the toilet/sink"?

/The dispenser is where I keep the empty cardboard tube....
 
2011-01-31 11:38:29 AM  

PainInTheASP: What? No love for "sitting on top of the toilet/sink"?

/The dispenser is where I keep the empty cardboard tube....


Are you my wife?
 
2011-01-31 11:43:01 AM  

PainInTheASP: What? No love for "sitting on top of the toilet/sink"?

/The dispenser is where I keep the empty cardboard tube....


...I must shamefully admit that this is my more likely scenario as well.
 
2011-01-31 11:46:29 AM  
heh.
 
2011-01-31 12:01:27 PM  
I use a communal towel for residents and guests alike. It is stored in a litter box next to the toilet to keep the odors down. I know what you are thinking, eww gross, but I wash it at least once a month. Works just fine until they figure this three seashells thing out.

Over is the proper way, fancy hotels always do over and a little triangular fold.
 
2011-01-31 12:02:26 PM  
Over.
 
2011-01-31 12:03:48 PM  

PainInTheASP: What? No love for "sitting on top of the toilet/sink"?

/The dispenser is where I keep the empty cardboard tube....


This sounds about right.
 
2011-01-31 12:11:16 PM  
They won't let a Brian Peppers article stay for a millisecond, and yet they have this shiat.

/Actually, if you printed out the article on a roll, it would be about the right length.
 
2011-01-31 12:13:35 PM  
It's long enough for a good time to be had by all on the john.
 
2011-01-31 12:14:08 PM  
It's simple. Either it's over or you hate America, freedom, bald eagles, mom, apple pie, the love of a good woman/man/other, the great taste of a cold beer while bikinied women wrestle in cole slaw, four-wheel-drive, that episode of "Who's The Boss" where you can see the edge of Alyssa Milano's nipple, Kate Smith's version of "God Bless America," a late-game interception return to win the game for your team, the delicious crackle of bacon cooking in an iron skillet over an open fire, prison rape, the opening guitar riff to "Takin' Care of Business," ample parking and movies where the good guy has a wacky quip every time he kills a bad guy.
 
2011-01-31 12:14:35 PM  

the_rev: I admit. I always go 'under,' even though it puts me in the minority.


Philistine.
 
2011-01-31 12:24:05 PM  
Everyone knows that the proper way is to remove the cardboard tube from a new roll, and then to pull the paper from the inside out like a ball of twine.
 
2011-01-31 12:26:36 PM  
Use napkins and you won't have to worry about it.
 
2011-01-31 12:44:18 PM  
[This thread is a stub. You can help by expanding it]
 
2011-01-31 12:50:55 PM  
What's the over/under on this thread turning into the stupidest flamewar ever?
 
2011-01-31 01:04:53 PM  
knowyourmeme.comView Full Size
 
2011-01-31 01:16:24 PM  
I feel that this article needs to be expanded.

Abe Lincoln said "Under is only as good as the death of a confederate soldier"

Hitler compared doing it over to "Having sex with a Jewish Gypsie"


/yes, yes, aisle seat
//but admit it: you giggled.
 
2011-01-31 01:36:19 PM  
Over.

The trick is to put scratchy, one-ply safe for septic systems out for guests.
 
2011-01-31 01:53:13 PM  
Over, just like this thread.
 
2011-01-31 01:55:25 PM  
Meanwhile, the thread about the useless wikipedia article...
 
2011-01-31 02:11:43 PM  

PainInTheASP: What? No love for "sitting on top of the toilet/sink"?

/The dispenser is where I keep the empty cardboard tube....


Those are for refills ONLY, you heathen
 
2011-01-31 02:12:54 PM  
Who has time to put TP on the spool? I prefer the fingers in the hole and spin it until enough comes out to satisfy my butt.
 
2011-01-31 02:13:15 PM  
My poop is so hard that I don't have to wipe.
 
2011-01-31 02:13:59 PM  

sweetmelissa31: I prefer under.. it just looks right that way. I have cats, but I don't believe they influenced my opinion. I usually just put it on without checking the orientation.


HERETIC!!!!!!
 
2011-01-31 02:14:24 PM  
I have a bidet squirt water under my taint but sometimes I don't sit square on the seat and it goes over the seat.

Does that put me in the over crowd or the under crowd

JC
 
2011-01-31 02:14:43 PM  
Article needs to add this to the debate.

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2011-01-31 02:14:46 PM  
Over. Christ, some people are thick.
 
2011-01-31 02:15:32 PM  
Sinrod observed of his survey, "60 percent of those who earn $50,000 or more prefer it to be over and 73 percent of those who earn less than $20,000 prefer under". On what that proves: "I don't know, but it's sure interesting."

You know, it's really not.
 
2011-01-31 02:15:42 PM  
I thought Landers settled that by mentioning a woman's response which stated that if one used the expensive kind with a nice pattern, "over" was the only possible answer.


/This plum is too ripe.
 
2011-01-31 02:15:44 PM  
Ooh, just like the reddit headline yesterday!
 
2011-01-31 02:16:31 PM  
Over.
 
2011-01-31 02:16:48 PM  
Men: over
Women: under

I figure it correlates to the layout of the reproductive system for some reason.
 
2011-01-31 02:17:39 PM  
This is the best Wikipedia article I have ever read.

And the discussion page is equally fascinating!
 
2011-01-31 02:18:48 PM  
Over

/and out.
 
2011-01-31 02:18:51 PM  

Stanfan114: Who has time to put TP on the spool? I prefer the fingers in the hole and spin it until enough comes out to satisfy my butt.


I use a European style holder. No springy core to worry about, just slide the roll on.
 
2011-01-31 02:18:51 PM  

12349876: Article needs to add this to the debate.


Clockwise.
 
2011-01-31 02:19:08 PM  
I try to use my wife's cat. Otherwise it's McDonald's napkins.
 
2011-01-31 02:19:08 PM  

barefoot in the head: I thought Landers settled that by mentioning a woman's response which stated that if one used the expensive kind with a nice pattern, "over" was the only possible answer.


/This plum is too ripe.


Don't worry. The farmer and the cow hand can be friends.
 
2011-01-31 02:19:19 PM  
Over is the correct way.

Go to *any* hotel with a proffesional staff and you will see toilet papper haung in the proper "Over" style (and usally the end is also nicely folded).

This way it's easier to grab, and does not cling to the wall if the room gets steamy.

Over is the correct way. Any one who say's differntly is moron.
 
2011-01-31 02:20:49 PM  
I always put it under because it is easier to tear off that way and it looks nicer. When I am at a friend's house and they have it over I fix it for them. Really, I do that.
 
2011-01-31 02:22:06 PM  

12349876: Article needs to add this to the debate.

THAT

is an abomination. How the hell can you reliably rip down without spinning half the roll off?
 
2011-01-31 02:22:55 PM  
Somewhat relevant:
imgs.xkcd.comView Full Size
 
2011-01-31 02:23:12 PM  
Article reminded me of politicians.
 
2011-01-31 02:23:47 PM  

xeus8: Ooh, just like the reddit headline yesterday!


I noticed that too
 
2011-01-31 02:23:52 PM  
Over, and this matter is not up for debate.

/Actually came up during premarital counseling
//On the same page, fortunately
 
2011-01-31 02:23:57 PM  
Over is the correct way. I will kill anyone who says different.


/Over Ackbar!!
 
2011-01-31 02:24:10 PM  
Best part about this article is it's incredibly well-sourced - more than some Featured Articles I've seen. Impressive.

show me: They won't let a Brian Peppers article stay for a millisecond, and yet they have this shiat.

/Actually, if you printed out the article on a roll, it would be about the right length.


Brian Peppers is a living person, and obviously a target of ridicule known for two things: being a kiddie diddler and being one uuuuugly mofo. An article about him would say "This is Brian Peppers. He's a pedo, and looks funny! Laugh at him!" There's zero encyclopedic value in having an article on him, as determined through multiple deletion discussions.
Your shiat paper is not a living person likely to be a target of ridicule, but it does have an interesting and well-sourced story to tell.
So yeah, poor comparison.
 
2011-01-31 02:24:13 PM  

Danger Mouse: Any one who say's differntly is moron.


Pinfold sees what you did there.
 
2011-01-31 02:24:17 PM  

Fish in a Barrel: Stanfan114: Who has time to put TP on the spool? I prefer the fingers in the hole and spin it until enough comes out to satisfy my butt.

I use a European style holder. No springy core to worry about, just slide the roll on.


Oo I've never tried it European style. Do you have some free time today to show me?
 
2011-01-31 02:24:23 PM  

R.A.Danny: I put it in whatever way it ends up in my hands. If you don't like it you are cordially and respectfully invited to wipe your ass elsewhere.


QTF.

I don't see why more than two seconds of discussion has been spent on this topic, ever. I never notice the difference either way and in fact I can't even recall the "popular" orientation without looking it up. I didn't RTFA and so I don't even know why it matters. I think I read it deals with the paper unrolling itself? BFD.
 
2011-01-31 02:24:43 PM  
I used to be an over person until my girlfriend moved in with some cats.

Now it is under.
 
2011-01-31 02:25:03 PM  
I just wipe with my left hand and use the TP for jerking off
 
2011-01-31 02:25:55 PM  
The bokeh on that first photo is stunning.

/Over.
 
2011-01-31 02:26:01 PM  
My Roommates would but it under, Always drove me CRAZY!
 
2011-01-31 02:26:48 PM  
Is there a template for "This page is too long"? (There probably is.)

Someone should add that.
 
2011-01-31 02:26:51 PM  
Or, just use your hand, like they do in the far east.
 
2011-01-31 02:27:24 PM  
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2011-01-31 02:28:26 PM  
And the best part is you can fark the box when you're done.
 
2011-01-31 02:29:26 PM  
I don't use toilet paper....
Simply using the hand towels works just fine and saves lots of money!
 
2011-01-31 02:30:51 PM  
Doesn't it depend on which hemisphere you're in, because of the Coriolis Effect?

/I think I'll spend the afternoon calling the Southern Hemisphere to ask around...
 
2011-01-31 02:31:38 PM  

unlikely: Yeah it's too long.

The only right way is over, unless you have cats, in which case under is permitted. Easy.


They should use a dispenser with a lid.

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2011-01-31 02:32:14 PM  

JoeCowboy: I have a bidet squirt water under my taint but sometimes I don't sit square on the seat and it goes over the seat.

Does that put me in the over crowd or the under crowd

JC


Well, it sounds like it puts it all over your unders.
 
2011-01-31 02:32:27 PM  
tl;dr
 
2011-01-31 02:32:45 PM  

AntiNorm: Is there a template for "This page is too long"? (There probably is.)

Someone should add that.


Done. I added it myself. Of course, knowing the know-it-all-Nazis over there, it probably won't last long.
 
2011-01-31 02:32:55 PM  

jehovahs witness protection: Or, just use your hand, like they do in the far east.


Or the three shells, like they do at Taco Bell.
 
2011-01-31 02:33:15 PM  
Excuse me subby, but you've got a little bit of this link stuck in the crack of your ass...

Those who write on shiathouse walls,
roll their shiat in little balls.
Those who read their words of wit,
eat those little balls of shiat.
Those who reflect upon their words,
make art from T.P. and little turds.
 
2011-01-31 02:33:53 PM  
Is there a Wiki for the "folders vs waders"?
 
2011-01-31 02:34:44 PM  
The main reason for "under":
upload.wikimedia.orgView Full Size
 
2011-01-31 02:34:54 PM  
Problem solved:

cameland.netView Full Size
 
2011-01-31 02:35:37 PM  
^ this is what i came for and it's true! In the case of the hotel where there is a metal plate to tear it off on then having the T.P. under isn't necessary, otherwise it makes no sense to have it go over
If OVER:
1. cat's pull it more easily
2. it doesn't tear off as easily for you
3. it's not as easy to roll up when you accidentally unroll it too much
4. the end looks less orderly hanging out there inches away from the wall (unless it's tucked in, as in the hotel example, but who's going to do that at home?)
 
2011-01-31 02:35:41 PM  
I seem to recall a former coworker (who, incidentally introduced me to fark) citing this debate as a TF classic debate from way back.

At any rate, it is at least as interesting as Cake vs. Pie.
 
2011-01-31 02:37:21 PM  
Panty Sniffer:
I always put it under because it is easier to tear off that way and it looks nicer. When I am at a friend's house and they have it over I fix it for them. Really, I do that.

Not true. You do it because it gives you additional time to sniff the vaginal panty odor you adore. We know your type.

/HotSalsaZoot back, after the well-deserved ban.
 
2011-01-31 02:39:09 PM  
Reminds me of a fark discussion I had many years ago asking people if the wipe standing up or sitting down.
 
2011-01-31 02:40:29 PM  
The newspaper in Sim City 2000 had an article about this.
 
2011-01-31 02:41:19 PM  
http://theafterlifeepitaph.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/toilet_paper_ass.jpg (new window)
 
2011-01-31 02:42:27 PM  
cache.gawker.comView Full Size


Hot like a fresh rag on a stick
 
2011-01-31 02:43:51 PM  
Score me with the over crowd, with occasional tendencies of going free-roll, but the larger TP controversy is: WTF is up with packaging "single" "Double" "Triple" "MEGA" rolls of the same brand of toilet paper in various quantity packaging at different prices making it awful as hell to get the right pack in a hurry.

/Scott Extra Soft, get real
 
2011-01-31 02:44:19 PM  
This thread is too long
 
2011-01-31 02:45:04 PM  
OVER FTW!
 
2011-01-31 02:45:13 PM  

Pair-o-Dice: jehovahs witness protection: Or, just use your hand, like they do in the far east.

Or the three shells, like they do at Taco Bell.


Ohh you inglourious bastard!

Well played. Well played indeed.
 
2011-01-31 02:46:33 PM  
2 ply article
 
2011-01-31 02:47:00 PM  
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2011-01-31 02:47:19 PM  
I use flushable baby wipes so I don't have to do the itchy asshole dance.
 
2011-01-31 02:47:40 PM  
P.S. /hawt
 
2011-01-31 02:49:07 PM  
Which is the best way to throw toilet paper to cover somebody's house, car, horse, etc? Over or under?
 
2011-01-31 02:50:10 PM  

OldJames: I use flushable baby wipes so I don't have to do the itchy asshole dance.


But do you stand or sit to wipe?
 
2011-01-31 02:50:24 PM  
Over. And I'll change unders to overs, if I'm at a familiar house.
 
2011-01-31 02:51:39 PM  
Anyone care to weigh in on the folder vs. buncher issue?
 
2011-01-31 02:51:43 PM  

OldJames: I use flushable baby wipes so I don't have to do the itchy asshole dance.


Or you could just learn to wipe properly. Like an adult.

I like how the Fail about the wiki page being too long has resulted in 2 pages of comments.
 
2011-01-31 02:52:26 PM  
unlikely: PainInTheASP: What? No love for "sitting on top of the toilet/sink"?

/The dispenser is where I keep the empty cardboard tube....

...I must shamefully admit that this is my more likely scenario as well.


I'm not ashamed to admit it. The holder is never installed in a handy place. Well, not as handy sitting on the tub or sink. The one exception is the holder at my folks' place, which is a holder on a stand so you can place it wherever the fark you want it.
 
2011-01-31 02:54:00 PM  

OldJames: I use flushable baby wipes


Do you wear diapers too?
 
2011-01-31 02:54:57 PM  
Actually had a physics problem to determine which way was most efficient and used the least amount of effort and paper...

///over, BTW, was the answer
 
2011-01-31 02:56:32 PM  
over

/in one
 
2011-01-31 02:59:19 PM  
Over is American.
Under is Communist.
 
2011-01-31 02:59:54 PM  
Over - has anyone else ever had a dispenser that was slightly recessed, meaning under was guaranteed to graze the wall?

I have cats, but why let pets into the bathroom in the first place? Too much potential mischief.
 
2011-01-31 03:01:01 PM  
heisenberg
Which is the best way to throw toilet paper to cover somebody's house, car, horse, etc? Over or under?

Definitely over as well. And you've got to really accentuate the spinning of the roll so the paper comes off in one long piece. One time had a throw that went from one side of the house to the other, and the TP stayed together. It was glorious.

But another effective technique is to lob the roll with the beginning under, so when it lands it rolls and keeps the paper together.

It is a case by case situation.
 
2011-01-31 03:01:21 PM  
Have changed friends to overs; gf had dogs.

/still too long given content
 
2011-01-31 03:05:59 PM  

Noticeably F.A.T.: unlikely: PainInTheASP: What? No love for "sitting on top of the toilet/sink"?

/The dispenser is where I keep the empty cardboard tube....

...I must shamefully admit that this is my more likely scenario as well.

I'm not ashamed to admit it. The holder is never installed in a handy place. Well, not as handy sitting on the tub or sink. The one exception is the holder at my folks' place, which is a holder on a stand so you can place it wherever the fark you want it.


Concur with the lack of shame on "dispenser, schmispenser". The only drag about it is occasional dropsies which cause the inevitable bouncing of the bog roll 'round the bathroom to keep it from dropping in the bowl.

/and the 1-2 times per year it actually makes in the bowl despite best efforts
 
2011-01-31 03:07:51 PM  
I feel a strange compulsion to print that entire thing and post it somewhere conspicuous at my school.
 
2011-01-31 03:08:46 PM  
I love the picture of the cats attacking toilet paper.
 
2011-01-31 03:09:02 PM  

alphamnemonic: Anyone care to weigh in on the folder vs. buncher issue?


Fold?! Not enough traction.
 
2011-01-31 03:09:05 PM  
Even Chuck Norris takes it over.

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/hot
 
2011-01-31 03:10:15 PM  

heisenberg: Score me with the over crowd, with occasional tendencies of going free-roll, but the larger TP controversy is: WTF is up with packaging "single" "Double" "Triple" "MEGA" rolls of the same brand of toilet paper in various quantity packaging at different prices making it awful as hell to get the right pack in a hurry.

/Scott Extra Soft, get real


I solved it. Here's the delivery guy bringing our next roll in. we've had the first roll for 9 years. Yes, it's cumbersome but no one, not even my wife, can complain about being out of TP.
Of course, we did have to sell another child to pay for it.

None of that double/mega/triple roll crap for us.

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/it's hot, like ass heat after eating too many wings
 
2011-01-31 03:10:49 PM  

El_Maestro: I feel a strange compulsion to print that entire thing and post it somewhere conspicuous at my school.


Are they not potty-trained yet?
 
2011-01-31 03:12:43 PM  
my solution:

cragglehold.files.wordpress.comView Full Size
 
2011-01-31 03:13:10 PM  
img442.imageshack.us
 
2011-01-31 03:13:32 PM  
Yeah, that could have ended right after the first sentence...
 
2011-01-31 03:13:44 PM  
Have a conflict which way it should be situated?

Step 1. Take serrated bread knife, hunting knife, etc and slice the roll in half to create two half-width rolls.
Step 2. Mount rolls on holder opposite over/under.
Step 3. ???
Step 4. Profit, or continue to bicker on whether the over should be placed on the left or right side of the holder.
 
2011-01-31 03:15:16 PM  

DjangoStonereaver: Wow.

That has to be the most verbosely useless wikipedia page of
them all (and that's saying something when you look at all the
anime info they collect).


There used to be an article about light saber combat. It went into detail about different fighting styles and who used each style. The article was at about twice as long as this one.
 
2011-01-31 03:18:48 PM  
The Over-Under Book by Dr. Scheiss.

/It's a Brown War allegory
 
2011-01-31 03:19:49 PM  
Even the article points out that it's a fairly silly topic.

"Despite being a trivial topic, people often hold strong opinions on the matter"

As for me, only 'over' makes sense.

Anything else is wrong, but I vastly prefer under to no toilet paper at all.
 
2011-01-31 03:19:52 PM  
This was lifted verbatim from Reddit.
 
2011-01-31 03:19:53 PM  
The least Fark can do is give Reddit a reach-around...
 
2011-01-31 03:23:19 PM  
From the discussion page:

Congrats: This article made Fark

http://www.fark.com/comments/5919702/This-page-is-too-long

No, no you really probably shouldn't feel proud of that. As an honest question: does this article really need to be so long, and contain so much trivia? Human.v2.0 (talk) 19:23, 31 January 2011 (UTC)


What the devil! Is he suggesting that fark is a benchmark for stupid squabbling, trivial bickering, and just generally unnecessary discourse!?
 
2011-01-31 03:25:15 PM  

IrishBlunder: Noticeably F.A.T.: unlikely: PainInTheASP: What? No love for "sitting on top of the toilet/sink"?

/The dispenser is where I keep the empty cardboard tube....

...I must shamefully admit that this is my more likely scenario as well.

I'm not ashamed to admit it. The holder is never installed in a handy place. Well, not as handy sitting on the tub or sink. The one exception is the holder at my folks' place, which is a holder on a stand so you can place it wherever the fark you want it.

Concur with the lack of shame on "dispenser, schmispenser". The only drag about it is occasional dropsies which cause the inevitable bouncing of the bog roll 'round the bathroom to keep it from dropping in the bowl.

/and the 1-2 times per year it actually makes in the bowl despite best efforts


As someone who just recently managed to juggle a bog roll out of the bathroom and down the stairs in front of the cat who promptly destroyed it, I'm getting a kick out of...etc.

Bog roll dispensers are never in a worthwhile place if they're built into a wall or attached to a counter. The worst is at an old apartment I had where the stupid ass thing was recessed into the wall behind the toilet and directly under the flush handle.
 
2011-01-31 03:27:09 PM  
I have a paper-towel holder over the kitchen sink, next to a bunch of small shelves for spices and things. The shelves are kind of in the way of the paper towel holder, causing stuff to fall off when it's rolled over. But when it's rolled under, it clears the shelf and everything's alright.

Needless to say, when my wife replaces the roll, she does it over. But when she replaces a roll of toilet paper, she always does it under.
 
2011-01-31 03:28:47 PM  
I bought a toilet seat-mounted bidet. It's awesome.
 
2011-01-31 03:30:14 PM  
Clearly you should be able to vote.

+1
OVER
 
2011-01-31 03:37:24 PM  
under.
oh GOD i'm so bad.
 
2011-01-31 03:53:15 PM  
alphamnemonic Anyone care to weigh in on the folder vs. buncher issue?

Who the hell is so OCD about their wiping habits that this must be debated?

And the answer is: over, for more precise ripping.
 
2011-01-31 03:58:58 PM  
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Left or Right?
 
2011-01-31 04:04:31 PM  

Panty Sniffer: I always put it under because it is easier to tear off that way and it looks nicer. When I am at a friend's house and they have it over I fix it for them. Really, I do that.


You are history's greatest monster.
 
2011-01-31 04:07:19 PM  
Over or GTFO!
 
2011-01-31 04:09:11 PM  
Panty Sniffer: I always put it under because it is easier to tear off that way and it looks nicer. When I am at a friend's house and they have it over I fix it for them. Really, I do that.


If it is wrong, I switch it to the correct position of over. Good thing we don't hang out...it would be a sh*t-paper-hanging-battle of epic proportions.
 
2011-01-31 04:13:58 PM  
Scrolled down to see how long it actually was...
couldn't resist clicking on the "Also See"
for Female_urination_device...


Link (new window)

cant believe i had to scroll through all these comments and I was the first one to notice
dissapoint
 
2011-01-31 04:18:27 PM  

LemSkroob: my solution:


I prefer for the bunny to be tail side against my ass rather than tooth side. I'll start the wikipedia page so we can point counter-point it.
 
2011-01-31 04:19:12 PM  
"Should a twist tie be tightened clockwise or counterclockwise? Since some store-bought products are pre-tied by machine, this question also pits consumer against engineer."

Screws and lids all have the same standard, so I can't believe this doesn't just follow it. Righty-tighty / lefty-loosey -- what is so dang hard about this, you bread baking, paper plate packaging, wrong-way twist tying freaks? WHY DO YOU TWIST THEM ON BACKWARDS HALF THE TIME!?

/sorry, pet peeve
 
2011-01-31 05:10:54 PM  
tr dl; tl, dr
 
2011-01-31 06:11:34 PM  
As long as it works, I have no problem with using it either way.

This is a stupid argument that persists because there is no correct answer, only a preference.


/now the sock-shoe-sock-shoe v. sock-sock-shoe-shoe argument has merit
 
2011-01-31 06:15:47 PM  

xeus8: Ooh, just like the reddit headline yesterday!


Do you want a cookie?
 
2011-01-31 06:26:42 PM  
A Wikipedia article devoted to this? That's a bit over-the-top.
 
2011-01-31 07:07:42 PM  

VictoryCabal: Everyone knows that the proper way is to remove the cardboard tube from a new roll, and then to pull the paper from the inside out like a ball of twine.


This is complete madness!
 
2011-01-31 07:29:52 PM  
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2011-01-31 07:44:21 PM  

xeus8: Ooh, just like the reddit headline yesterday!


There's been a lot of that lately.
 
2011-01-31 08:21:40 PM  
Under is the ONLY correct way. People who prefer over are absolute morons not worthy of the space they occupy.

There are ZERO advantages for the over orientation.
 
2011-01-31 08:37:37 PM  

TOSViolation: There are ZERO advantages for the over orientation.


Wikipedia lists several. So nyah.
 
2011-01-31 08:44:32 PM  

Lenny_da_Hog: TOSViolation: There are ZERO advantages for the over orientation.

Wikipedia lists several. So nyah.



None of them are valid or based on any functional logic.

Under Gives:
1) Protection against pet/child issues
2) Ease of one-handed paper tearing, by using the backside of the hand as a "brake" to the roll while tearing
3) Easier to fold over in the proper orientation

Over Gives:
1) Annoyance
 
2011-01-31 08:46:46 PM  
FTA:
Class and politics

Sinrod observed of his survey, "60 percent of those who earn $50,000 or more prefer it to be over and 73 percent of those who earn less than $20,000 prefer under".[39] On what that proves: "I don't know, but it's sure interesting."[38]

In one local election in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, new voting machines were given a trial run by asking the question, "Are you in favor of toilet paper in all public washrooms being installed with the loose end coming up and over the front of the roll?" The answer was yes: 768 to 196, or 80% over. It was thought to be a question "which carried no political association".[67] Yet one teenager's science project at the Southern Appalachian Science and Engineering Fair, and a favorite of the fair's coordinator, was a survey concluding that liberals roll over while conservatives roll under.[68]


Thus proving that Under is for stupid people. And that Over is the sensible option. Why don't the stupid people just abdicate authority to the smart people and allow sensibility to rule?
 
2011-01-31 09:08:38 PM  

Dreadskull: FTA:
Class and politics

Sinrod observed of his survey, "60 percent of those who earn $50,000 or more prefer it to be over and 73 percent of those who earn less than $20,000 prefer under".[39] On what that proves: "I don't know, but it's sure interesting."[38]

In one local election in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, new voting machines were given a trial run by asking the question, "Are you in favor of toilet paper in all public washrooms being installed with the loose end coming up and over the front of the roll?" The answer was yes: 768 to 196, or 80% over. It was thought to be a question "which carried no political association".[67] Yet one teenager's science project at the Southern Appalachian Science and Engineering Fair, and a favorite of the fair's coordinator, was a survey concluding that liberals roll over while conservatives roll under.[68]

Thus proving that Under is for stupid people. And that Over is the sensible option. Why don't the stupid people just abdicate authority to the smart people and allow sensibility to rule?



No. It just proves that this country pays some of the dumbest people the highest salaries.

People who prefer over have no justifiable reason based on any sort of intelligent logic. It's all just a matter of feeling and how "pretty" it looks. You're just a bunch of idiots.

I'd be more interested in a survey that laid out the different perceived "benefits" of each method to a group of people, then asked them which they preferred and why. Then, the study should correlate the answers with the participants' IQs.

I hate stupid, but I particularly hate it when stupid thinks it's smart.
 
2011-01-31 09:13:37 PM  
Also, people who prefer over are most likely sheeple.

They probably have never really considered why they prefer over. It's most likely just the way their idiot mothers did it, so it's just the "right" way out of tradition.

These are the same people who become CEOs, run their companies into the ground, then bail out with their golden parachutes. They provide nothing of real value to society, yet somehow manage to profit off the excessive stupidity of the pathetic majority.

This study just proves to me why America is in this currently sad state. Those people who prefer over are allowed to vote.

If they are too stupid to figure out how to properly install their toilet paper, then Heaven help us when they go to the voting booth.
 
2011-01-31 09:34:33 PM  

TOSViolation: No. It just proves that this country pays some of the dumbest people the highest salaries.

People who prefer over have no justifiable reason based on any sort of intelligent logic. It's all just a matter of feeling and how "pretty" it looks. You're just a bunch of idiots.
...
I hate stupid, but I particularly hate it when stupid thinks it's smart.


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2011-01-31 10:32:41 PM  
It's like the "shiny side/ dull side of aluminum foil" argument.

Personally, I prefer the dull side. It scrapes the dingleberries off better.
 
2011-01-31 10:49:51 PM  

wambu: As long as it works, I have no problem with using it either way.

This is a stupid argument that persists because there is no correct answer, only a preference.


/now the sock-shoe-sock-shoe v. sock-sock-shoe-shoe argument has merit


Wait, there are people who do this? Are they insane?!
 
2011-01-31 10:58:10 PM  
While we're discussing disposable dispensation dispositions, it annoys me when people open a pack of disposable cups from the top of the package. Why does anyone do that? If you open the plastic wrapping from the bottom, then, as with those vertical cup dispensers often seen next to water coolers, the cups can easily be grasped and removed one at a time with an easy motion; opened from the top, you have to carefully pick apart the cups' rims.
 
2011-01-31 11:20:12 PM  
Wait, are we talking about the pile of old newspaper that sits under my toilet? I guess I'm an "under" because I usually have to dig down a few pages to get past the leaky pipe sog.
 
2011-01-31 11:39:34 PM  

Cockpuncher to the Stars: Wait, are we talking about the pile of old newspaper that sits under my toilet? I guess I'm an "under" because I usually have to dig down a few pages to get past the leaky pipe sog.


No, that's still over; you're not starting from the bottom page (due to an understandable reluctance to disturb the tempermental roach population living there).
 
2011-02-01 12:27:05 AM  
After you're done with your business, and if you're wearing jeans, do you button your button then zip, or do you zip and then button? I can't seem to find the Wikipedia article that would present both sides of this issue.
 
2011-02-01 12:44:00 AM  
This thread is making me laugh so hard I have to go take a crap. I will report back with updates on the condition of my toilet paper.
 
2011-02-01 12:50:30 AM  
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/My favorite for answering the question headlines...
/Over, what the hell kinda question is that...next question...
 
2011-02-01 01:07:01 AM  
Well, at least there thorough. I count 119 references in that article.

Citation NOT needed.
 
2011-02-01 06:46:07 AM  

SonOfSpam: /now the sock-shoe-sock-shoe v. sock-sock-shoe-shoe argument has merit

Wait, there are people who do this? Are they insane?!


Classic Archie Bunker.
 
2011-02-01 10:55:53 AM  
Does anyone give a crap?
 
2011-02-01 11:43:41 AM  
Came here for the over the top rants and snide, underhanded comments.

Leaving Satisfied.
 
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