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Any one remember the pay toilets??

Discussion in 'Non-Vegas Chat' started by vwhiten, May 20, 2017.

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  1. Valgal

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    I remember these in the San Antonio Airport. I see this as a big money maker for Spirit, Frontier, and Allegiant. They could charge $5 and put a credit card swiper on the outside -- since no one takes cash. Interesting article on why we don't have these anymore. I remember these in shopping malls too. We used to crawl under the door to save the dime.

    https://psmag.com/economics/dont-pay-toilets-america-bathroom-restroom-free-market-90683
     
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  2. pleasemum

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    I remember these!! Great article - very informative. I can't imagine this concept coming back but you never know!! Thanks for posting.
     
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    I only remember seeing them a few times, but I do remember the little poem about them.

    Here I sit, broken hearted. Paid a dime and only farted.

    :haha:
     
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    That's a modification of the original saying.
     
  5. Joe

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    Wow, I'm almost 65 and don't recall ever seeing one.
     
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    Still got them in London, 50p not 10 cents.....
     
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    Hey! The casino suits just might be reading these boards. Don't give them any ideas!! :D
     
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    don't be surprised what was old becomes new again. and remember wanted to s**t but only farted
     
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    Old Orchard Beach in Maine used to have them.
     
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    Most people think the Limbo originated in the Islands,not so ,it was the Port Authority Bus Terminal in NYC.
     
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    Sure do.
     
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    Thats not a pay toilet, that the new enhanced restroom experience our customers have been asking for.
     
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    I shudder at seeing this here as it will give casinos the idea to "Bring Back the Good Ol' Days!"
     
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    next time 'round I took a chance,
    saved a dime and peed my pants

    Last time I saw a pay toilet was 1995, New York Grand Central.
     
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    I remember pay toilets in the the Detroit Greyhound bus terminal in 1983.
     
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    I am 61 and remember them, but haven't seen one in, I am guessing, over 30 years.
     
  17. Sdebruyne

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    I remember them in some gas station restrooms when I was a kid. Now you can pee for free, if you can stand the disgusting restroom, but if you want free air, you are out of luck!!
     
  18. Electroguy563

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    Oh oh.....another fee. A toilet fee. Of course they'll "justify" this fee because they'll provide those little "doo-doo" drops in each stall.....

    I remember those dime pay toilets, though. I'm 60 and I must've been about 11 last I saw them.
     
  19. LolaDoggie

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    Please don't give airlines and casino executives ideas OK? For your convenience.....to serve you better.....with complimentary premium toilet paper.......I shake my head.

    I'm 45 and I remember them. Just can't remember where I saw them. Probably somewhere in Toronto or Sudbury. I wasn't more than 10 for sure.
     
  20. Tony Y

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    Sure do remember. They were nicknamed Johnny Cash
     
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