The Internet at the Speed of Thought

How to Avoid Toilet-Phobia at the Office

at3:36 pm | By

Tip 3: Common Courtesy Flush

Bathroom stall with


If you find yourself unable to hold out, a mid-bowel-movement flush can help whisk away any unflattering smells before they have the chance to notify your fellow-bathroom goers of your current situation.

Up Next check out the toilet tips that the most covert bathroom-goers in your office don’t want you to know!

Tip 4: Cough As Camouflage

bathroom stall with message


Sometimes when you’re between a rock and a hard place in the bathroom stall, a little gas is bound to slip out. As if the unspoken judgement coming from the next stall weren’t bad enough, now you’ve added an auditory shame element to the game that’s nearly unbearable. A fake fit of coughing can help mask your tiny toot, but use this trick in moderation. You don’t want them to catch on!

Tip 5: Wait It Out

Bathroom meme of two people waiting to poop until the other leaves


If Tips 1-4 have failed you, so long as your shoes are nondescript or the stalls in your office bathroom reach low enough to conceal them, you always have the option to wait it out and remain in the stall until all other bathroom patrons have left. This technique can be time-consuming, but also effective, so try it at your own risk.

Bring entertainment.