At 8/13/12 07:38 PM, tsukikomi wrote:
Why do you guys do that?
Let me tell you a little story of why I don't do that .
Not that I didn't always leave the seat up once upon a time......
but I got married & my wife constantly tried to get me to put the seat down, & for marital harmony I did make an effort & about half the time or so I remembered to put it down, & when I didn't I would get a reminder, no fight ....but a comment about my forgetfulness.
Then one day when our daughter was around 1 & a half to 2 years old & we were trying to toilet train her... I got up in the middle of the night to have a piss & I left the lid up.
A short time later, I awoke to piercing screams of my daughter, in the toilet with the seat & lid attempting to close on top of her, her little legs , arms & head sticking out of the toilet her bum in the water & screaming a terrified shrieking sound !
I'm not sure how far back that put her toilet training...but let us say it was a long time before she would go near a toilet unescorted, particularly at night & I suppose the whole episode traumatised both of us, because to this day, many years later, I still always check no matter what toilet I use & make sure the seat is down.
True Story...... the end.