When and how do you use a bidet?

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  1. earllogjam

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    I've seen these in european hotels but i've never used one. Thought they were for foot washing at first. Are you supposed to sit on them? Are they used instead of toilet paper? Do europeans use them instead of showering? Are there different kinds of bidet for different uses?

    Anyone here regularly use one?
     
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    Generally you sit on in and turn the water on after you use the restroom. After wiping, let it rinse your ass hole and then wipe dry again. It gives a very clean feeling.
     
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    I always thought they were for French hookers to wash their Waginas.
     
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    Bidets have three valves: hot, cold, and mixed. You adjust the water temperature to your liking and leave the hot and cold alone. You then turn the center valve (mixed) on so that it hits your fun spot (butt hole) at the right angle and height. Of course, if you live with someone, they keep messing with the valves and complain that you're messing up "their" settings. But there's nothing like knowing you've got a clean butt. In most households, you don't use toilet paper except to dry your crack after cleaning with a bidet.

    Uh, to you un-initiated North Americans, this applies to both MEN and WOMEN.
     
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    they are for either front or back side washing
     
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    Sounds like it could get messy.
     
  7. earllogjam

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    Do guys and gals use it as a urinal too?
     
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    I would love to have a bidet.
     
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    Only during parties when too many people need the bathroom.
     
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    I wipe first, then wash on the bidet. It feels so nice to be really clean down there. Midlife has a fancy model. Mine is cold water only :eek:
     
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    My first trip to Europe was when I was 12, and we rented an apartment in Brussels. We arrived at the place from the airport, and I had to piss really bad...so I ran into the bathroom and used the wierd low urinal. My mom used to live in Brussels and appreciated the bidet...I learned very quickly what a bidet was and its intended use. Live and learn.

    As an American, I still don't get the hang of using a bidet though. I do appreciate the European's hand-held shower wands though.
     
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    Please note that bidets are Continental, not European.

    Unless of course you want to argue that the UK is not part of Europe. Which is a nice thought, but with our unelected and unpopular PM seeking to ratify the Lisbon constitution-called-treaty against his clear manifesto promises and against the wishes of the people of Britain we do rather look stuck in the European nightmare.

    Rant over.
     
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    One of my favorite named websites CleanIsHappy.com The Japanese version, heated seat, warm water, warm air tushie dryer, hell you can even get a REMOTE for some models!
     
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    luckily my shower head extends to the toilet. But i'd love to have a bidet.
     
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    I know they sell many of them here. Are they very expensive?
     
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    Yes.
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    No. At least, they shouldn't.


    With a bidet, one generally wipes as usual, moves over to the bidet to rinse and wash, then wipes/pads dry. It's not like any, ahem, solid matter gets rinsed away with it, and the bowl of a bidet is, hygienically, closer to a sink than a toilet.
    They're certainly not a necessity, but very useful, especially for men with a more hirsute lower half.

    They're also excellent for rinsing out sand from between one's toes. :smile:
    And vomiting in when one happens to be sitting on the toilet, drunk. :cool:


    If/when Merc and I move into a new house, I'll pay good money to get a bidet installed.
     
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    Yes I used mine for rinsing the sand off my feet only yesterday.:biggrin1: I've also used it for your other suggestion too but not for some time. :wink:
     
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    Gold Star to No-Strings for using hirsute.
     
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    I just bought one of those shower heads that is on the long tube you install yourself with no tools. i bought one at Lowe's with a roll of plumbers tape and i was all set. My toilet isnt too far from the bathtub.
     
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    And a platinum star for being hirsute :naughty:!
     
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