The Zombies Ate My Brains

Rescuing what might remain of the grey matter.

How to Change the Loo Roll

In celebration of 6 months here on WordPress and… oh hell, who am I kidding? I’m taking the easy way out in response to a Writing Essential Group Challenge… I promise – I won’t make a habit of it!

The Zombies Ate My Brains

AGAIN with the empty toilet paper roll!

OFF WITH HIS HEAD!

I know that my husband means no ill will toward me.  AND I know that it’s not laziness: he is one of the most industrious people I know.  So why is it, that when I reach to the toilet paper dispenser and find it empty my default impulse is “OFF WITH HIS HEAD”?

Ah yes, just another day in normal married life.  

After I composed myself, I was invited to compose a post that teaches readers how to do something you know and/or love to do. Without further ado, I invite you to learn:

How to Change the Loo Roll

  • Wipe your butt.
  • Remain in the moment and be aware that, aHA! I’ve used the last of the toilet paper.  I better change the roll so that the next user will not be inconvenienced.
  • Jiggle, flush, and pull…

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21 replies

  1. Congratulations!!! Thus was before I joined WP and I’m very happy you re-posted. I loved Mad About You -why hasn’t that one come back in syndication?? Fortunately I have YOU to keep me abreast and amused about life’s little idiosyncrasies :/)

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  2. Funny! 😀 Thanks for making me laugh!

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  3. This just MIGHT get printed and anonymously posted in our bathroom.

    Wait. It’s just the two of us here. No anonymous about it! 🙂

    (In his defense, he’s at least getting a new roll out when he realizes he’s used the last of it. I’m satisfied with that progress!)

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  4. But Maggie, it’s just as much Reiner’s responsibility not to be thoughtless as it is yours not to overreact.

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  5. Our dog loves the cardboard inner roll. This helps with its removal ready for the next.

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  6. This all sounds terribly complicated. Is there some sort of course a man can go on? Toilet Roll changing for Dummies? I just feel it is easier and a sign of a loving marriage to allow the better half to tackle such a challenging task.

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  7. Maggie, in our case, you forgot one thing. Be sure that the tp rolls from the top because that’s the only way hubby likes it.

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