Ever wonder why you so rarely find free toilet paper offered inside public bathrooms in China? Well, it’s because of people like these.
An investigative Beijing Evening News reporter recently went deep undercover to expose the hoodlums who have been making off with rolls and rolls of toilet paper from the bathrooms at the Temple of Heaven in Beijing.
As far as Chinese public toilets go, the ones at the Temple of Heaven are top-notch, receiving a sterling four-star rating from the Beijing Tourism Administration. In order to help out clueless tourists visiting China for the first time, they also come stocked with free toilet paper.
Locals have been taking full advantage of this fact, making multiple visits each day to stuff their shopping bags with as much precious paper as they possibly can.
Staked out inside one bathroom, the reporter watched as one woman made three trips to the toilet in just half an hour, snatching up long strands of toilet paper each time.
The reporter also tailed one middle age man as he made for the exit with his haul.
This is why we can’t have nice things!
[Images via Beijing Evening News]
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