A woman’s Tinder profile has refueled a decades old debate: What’s the correct way to hang your toilet paper roll?
Hana Michels is a 30-year-old writer who joined the dating app about a year ago. In that time, she says she’s been contacted by 23 men who weren’t looking for love – they just wanted to tell her she’s incorrect about the way she’s hung her toilet paper.
People on Twitter quickly went into a furious debate over who’s right. Her tweet alone had over 900 replies with some passionate opinions on using the “over” method or “under” method.
The men are correct! Turn it around!!!!— Trevor Naughton (@trevornaughton) July 4, 2018
What is wrong with people? That’s the way TP should be loaded.— Keenan Powell (@keenan1960) July 4, 2018
It all depends on how you tear it..if you spin the roll, then yank. You have it correct(my chosen roll position too) if you slowly and daintilly use 2 hands and cut neat squares it’s better from the front. I have no life and have run the experiments..
The results are,repeatable.— Jason Linsky (@KilgoreLinsky) July 2, 2018
Is there a correct answer? Maybe. Tech writer Owen Williams apparently found the 1891 patent for the toilet roll. It seems the inventor, Seth Wheeler, intended people use the “over” method.
But that didn’t stop the debate.
Many on Twitter were quick to point out that the “over” method is a terrible idea if you share your home with cats.
Thumbs up on the TP. I’ve two cats who will throw a party unraveling the roll all over the floor if I install it overhand.— William D’Annucci (@CountBillStein) July 3, 2018
Other’s simply found solutions that make no one happy.
So is there a correct way to hang the toilet paper in your house? Let us know on the ABC4 Utah Facebook page.