Sheryl Crow's ban on too much TP

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by E.L., Apr 23, 2007.


  1. E.L.

    E.L. Moderator of Lead Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    She gets my vote for idiot of the week. One square will save the world. [LMAO] [LMAO] [LMAO] [LMAO] [LMAO] [LMAO] [LMAO] [LMAO] [LMAO] [LMAO] [LMAO] [LMAO] [LMAO] [LMAO]


    <TABLE cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 width=629 border=0><TBODY><TR><TD colSpan=3>Crow calls for limit on loo paper

    </TD></TR><TR><TD vAlign=top width=416><!-- S BO --><!-- S IIMA --><TABLE cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 width=203 align=right border=0><TBODY><TR><TD>[​IMG] The shows include a short set from Sheryl Crow and film clips

    </TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE><!-- E IIMA --><!-- S SF -->Singer Sheryl Crow has said a ban on using too much toilet paper should be introduced to help the environment.
    Crow has suggested using "only one square per restroom visit, except, of course, on those pesky occasions where two to three could be required".
    The 45-year-old, who made the comments on her website, has just toured the US on a biodiesel-powered bus to raise awareness about climate change.
    She teamed up with environmental activist Laurie David for the shows. <!-- E SF -->
    The pair targeted 11 university campuses to persuade students to help combat the world's environmental problems.
    <!-- S IBOX --><TABLE cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 width=208 align=right border=0><TBODY><TR><TD width=5>[​IMG]</TD><TD class=sibtbg>[​IMG] I propose a limitation be put on how many squares of toilet paper can be used in any one sitting [​IMG]


    Sheryl Crow

    </TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE><!-- E IBOX -->"I have spent the better part of this tour trying to come up with easy ways for us all to become a part of the solution to global warming," Crow wrote.
    "Although my ideas are in the earliest stages of development, they are, in my mind, worth investigating.
    "I propose a limitation be put on how many squares of toilet paper can be used in any one sitting."
    <!-- S IIMA --><TABLE cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 width=203 align=right border=0><TBODY><TR><TD>[​IMG] David (left) and Crow have finished the Stop Global Warming College Tour

    </TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE><!-- E IIMA -->The tour ended on Sunday at the George Washington University in Washington DC, where Crow performed with Tim McGraw, Faith Hill and Carole King.
    Laurie David's husband, Seinfeld creator Larry David, also appeared.
    Crow has also commented on her website about how she thinks paper napkins "represent the height of wastefulness".
    She has designed a clothing line with what she calls a "dining sleeve". The sleeve is detachable and can be replaced with another "dining sleeve" after the diner has used it to wipe his or her mouth. The shows involved a short set by the singer, a talk by David and segments of Al Gore's environmental film An Inconvenient Truth.<!-- E BO -->


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  2. ghrit

    ghrit Ambulatory anachronism Administrator Founding Member

    Just wait until she needs diapers again. In the meantime, one over her yap would help. I can see it now, coin operated TP dispensers with a time out after one is dispensed. I dare say that public restrooms will have to have a few more thrones installed so one could wait out the time out after a chili and beer dinner.
     
  3. sheen_estevez

    sheen_estevez Monkey+++

    I don't even use one square for a booger!!!
    booger.
     
  4. andy

    andy Monkey+++

    hey in the middle east they don't even use TP just a sprayer like at the kitchen sink...oh and they don't wave or shake with there left hand, i wonder why thats offensive?:sick:
     
  5. ghrit

    ghrit Ambulatory anachronism Administrator Founding Member

    I ain't seen no sprayers in the desert --
     
  6. Tango3

    Tango3 Aimless wanderer

    [LMAO]typical liberal "pass another law" crap( no pun intended, there anyway)

    Freeze restroom police, step away from the bowl sir with both hands in the air.
    [flush][gone][sawgunner]
    Er don;'t you need a warrant to inspect my bowl"?? Not any more pal...


    WhenTP is outlawed;
    Only outlaws will eat with their fingers.
     
  7. pizzamonkey

    pizzamonkey Monkey+++

    She should see the size of my %#$ one square ,,,you got to kidding. Hey Sheryl get back on your private jet and go back to your 12,000 sq. ft. home. I'd like to see her do the one square thing,,,interesting[touchdown]
     
  8. Seawolf1090

    Seawolf1090 Adventure Riding Monkey Founding Member

    As a part of my preps, I've been keeping a log of how long my rolls last. One brand gives me a week a roll. Another brand isn't so good. And she obviously doesn't eat like a red-blooded southern man - I recently had one 'jumbo roll' that made it only ONE DAY! Must've been some 'off' meat . . .

    So Cheryl's TP Police would've had me up against the wall . . . [LMAO]

    Hmmm . . . thought of a good term for them. "Crapper Coppers". [touchdown]
     
  9. E.L.

    E.L. Moderator of Lead Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    S.W.A.T.T.

    (Stinky Wipe And Tactical Toilet)
     
  10. Clyde

    Clyde Jet Set Tourer Administrator Founding Member

    We either cut down the trees or use one of these and waste a little more water. Much cleaner than the old TP wipey
    Bidet_standard. bidet.
     
  11. sheen_estevez

    sheen_estevez Monkey+++

    A drinking fountain for your back side
    [touchdown][touchdown]
     
  12. CRC

    CRC Survivor of Tidal Waves | RIP 7-24-2015 Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    I think...it started as a joke?

    From what I understand the Media ran away with a joke that she made. Who knows....

    Sense of humor ...it may have come from a Seinfield episode where Elaine wanted 3 sheets of TP from the person in the stall next to her....? (I don't have a square to spare..)

    Who knows...

    Oftentimes I wonder about the media as much as I do about some of the people I meet daily.... ;-)






    Sheryl Crow Clears the Air About Toilet Paper Comments
     
  13. E.L.

    E.L. Moderator of Lead Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    Nope, she posted that on her website. NO!!
     
  14. Blackjack

    Blackjack Monkey+++

    A joke would be my first inclination, but it seems that she really was serious...... and stupid.
     
  15. CRC

    CRC Survivor of Tidal Waves | RIP 7-24-2015 Moderator Emeritus Founding Member


    I was hoping she wasn't that stupid...

    I really hate that the older I get the less and less I trust....I don't wanna be like that....it just happens...

    Damn.

    Thanks EL..


    I read that it was a joke on her website...

    I think I'll give up reading.... ;-)


    Everywhere we went today, we were asked by everyone from Congresspeople to Capitol Hill police about the "Rove incident." To set the record straight, the other night, we approached Mr. Rove at a dinner designed specifically to encourage conversations between people from different worlds. We were riding a wave of excitement having just come from talking to college students across the country about global warming. Obviously, we were very surprised that Mr. Rove found discussing such an important issue to be insulting. However, rather than continuing to focus on the encounter itself, can we now focus on the urgent need to act on global warming? We would welcome the opportunity to engage directly with the Bush administration in a constructive conversation about solutions to the global warming crisis.
    And by the way guys, the toilet paper thing...it was a JOKE!!
     
  16. E.L.

    E.L. Moderator of Lead Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    CRC, most entertainers are idiots as far as I am concerned. They are good at entertaining, but for the most part that is it. I have a lot more respect for them when they ONLY try to entertain me, and do not try to TEACH me. Let's leave that to others, not the "artsy-fartsy" crowd. They are busy putting flowers in their hair and dreaming about rainbows.
     
  17. CRC

    CRC Survivor of Tidal Waves | RIP 7-24-2015 Moderator Emeritus Founding Member



    I know, I know....

    I guess I've been called Pollyanna most of my life for a reason....That, and "Little Mother to The World".....

    I just get pissed off when people let me down...and it happened in my personal life as recently as yesterday ...so I guess I was hoping it wasn't true...

    Live, and Learn...always.

    Oh well....



    and again...thanks for the words....[winkthumb]
     
  18. CRC

    CRC Survivor of Tidal Waves | RIP 7-24-2015 Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    I KNOW...


    I'll just have a pitcher of daiquiri's instead.....Up my antioxidant count..

    No wait...that's bad for me too..


    Guess it's the tequila bottle...[winkthumb]
     
  19. andy

    andy Monkey+++

    :rolleyes: i know... but in baharain, UAE, and dubi it was a real cultral shock...you sit down in the stall and do your biz you look for the roll of TP and low and be hold there ain't any just this hose hanging on the wall i found out the hard way in UAE in a McD's

    but ya i the desert i'm sure there ain't any thats why you don't shake with you left hand [winkthumb]
     
  20. Blackjack

    Blackjack Monkey+++

    Now that's funny!
     
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