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Very frugally run place, The Percy.

A few years back there was a persistent problem with leaking wall-mounted urinals, with attendant puddle-age on the floor. Rather than throw good money in the direction of a plumbing professional, the chosen solution was to soak up the leaks with a flattened cardboard box.

Of course, cardboard doesn't grow on trees and so to preserve this helpful moisture absorber, the cardboard would be placed overnight on a radiator to dry out, ready to go back under the urinals next day.

True story.

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Very frugally run place, The Percy.

A few years back there was a persistent problem with leaking wall-mounted urinals, with attendant puddle-age on the floor. Rather than throw good money in the direction of a plumbing professional, the chosen solution was to soak up the leaks with a flattened cardboard box.

Of course, cardboard doesn't grow on trees and so to preserve this helpful moisture absorber, the cardboard would be placed overnight on a radiator to dry out, ready to go back under the urinals next day.

True story.

pure genius! it would make even the most harded environmentalist cry with joy! they deserve a trophy for recycling! :lol:

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Pure genius indeed an environmental and recycling world first. i did witness this unique plumbing problem first hand on my last visit...........

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