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Modern Movements in Toilet Technology

The vast majority of toilets in the U.S. are old-fashioned gravity-propelled receptacles which haven't been appreciably improved upon since the Victorian era. They are of a design so simple that the technology-averse Amish have no objection to using them. Most Americans are satisfied with what their basic toilet has to offer, and this indifference to improvement has mired the residential commode industry in a bog of antiquated technology. But consider that just over a century ago there were people who were content to squat over their chamberpots, who didn't see what all the fuss was about over the fancy new porcelain fixtures.


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Wow, I'd like to get me one of those.

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Wow, I'd like to get me one of those.
You don't have a toilet????[:0][:0]

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Wow, I'd like to get me one of those.
You don't have a toilet????[:0][:0]
I do. I just want a high tech one. Like that one from Japan, where it washes your butt for you, hides embarassing noises, plays music, lifts the seat automatically at the puch of a button.

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The vast majority of toilets in the U.S. ...
Um, what exactly brought this up?
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