Then open the door to turn the knob

Then open the door to turn the knob

posted on 6 Jun 2012 in Chinglish, Instructions

Photo courtesy of John Haines.
Found in China.  

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Big Fat Cat
Big Fat Cat
8 years ago

Push the button and a bellboy will show up to flush the toilet for you.

Algernon
Algernon
8 years ago

Or maybe ring a bell

Seventy2rd o clock
Seventy2rd o clock
8 years ago

But Don’t Flush Toilet To Pee

pijo
pijo
8 years ago

What happen if I just push the button without flushing the toilet?

Seventy2rd o clock
Seventy2rd o clock
8 years ago

And never forget to wash hands before dirty.

jjhitt
jjhitt
8 years ago

The Chinese space program faces many difficulties. This is one of them.

mickeygreeneyes
mickeygreeneyes
8 years ago

Take toilet paper to cause bowel movement.

Seventy2rd o clock
Seventy2rd o clock
8 years ago

I can’t pee to push a light switch, so I’m sorry for incontinence.

Tong
Tong
8 years ago

This high tech toilet is hydropowered. Flush, and a botton will be pushed. Always find the right botton to push though.

Tong
Tong
8 years ago

To flush or to push a button, that is the question.

Droll not Troll
Droll not Troll
8 years ago

Now I’m worried. What if everything I just did goes into reverse? 😯

faulty wiring
faulty wiring
8 years ago

Monsieur Strauss Kahn, the urinal is free

DrLex
DrLex
8 years ago

Push car to turn ignition key.
Pry open safe with crowbar to unlock lock.
Throw bullet forward to pull trigger.
Push nail into wall to swing hammer.
Climb up elevator shaft to call elevator.

In communist China, result performs action.

Frank Burns
Frank Burns
8 years ago

Its the old chicken vs egg delema.

jjhitt
jjhitt
8 years ago

“Destruct sequence armed. Awaiting executive and commanding officers to flush in unison to activate.”

pijo
pijo
8 years ago

Looks like a bell ringing button …

J-Luke
J-Luke
8 years ago

…then raise toilet seat to push B button.
It’s a new game from Flushing Meadows…

Salome
Salome
8 years ago

Exit to open door.

Jonnytbone
Jonnytbone
8 years ago

Sign on Yoda’s toilet.

Seventy2rd o clock
Seventy2rd o clock
8 years ago

It would be a lot easier to activate it through one of social networks…

jjhitt
jjhitt
8 years ago

Ding-A-Ling to press once.
Clapper In The Crapper to press twice.

Peter Chan
Peter Chan
8 years ago

Some people die for getting killed. Now I understand how.

Gtancx
Gtancx
8 years ago

Ok.. get it.. But I still don’t know when shall I push the B button??

Chris
Chris
8 years ago

You’re looking a little flushed.

coffeebot
8 years ago

Wipe butt to open stall

jjhitt
jjhitt
8 years ago

“Clap On, Clap Off … it’s the Crapper.”

Biff the Understudy
Biff the Understudy
8 years ago

I remember this puzzle from the original Myst game.

Grifter
Grifter
8 years ago

That idea is all flushed up.

Classic Steve
8 years ago

The bell is upside-down. That makes sense in context, actually.

demondude777
demondude777
8 years ago

Need 30 flushes? Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, B, A, B, A, Start.

Lora
Lora
8 years ago

Never hire Yoda to write simple bathroom instructions.

jjhitt
jjhitt
8 years ago

If you have toilet trouble, do you call a plumber, electrician or Quasimodo?

DeeDee
DeeDee
8 years ago

Oooooh! What is this toilet for?

jorn
jorn
8 years ago

In Soviet China, toilet flush you!

Seventy2rd o clock
Seventy2rd o clock
8 years ago

Make sure you always lock yourself inside before you enter.

Peter
Peter
8 years ago

Ever notice how much an upside-down bell resembles a urinal?

Frank Burns
Frank Burns
8 years ago

Gravity caused me to miss, so I don’t need to flush.

d17nk
d17nk
8 years ago

Urinate to drink water.

RT
RT
8 years ago

confusing me, this is
-yoda

Marum
Marum
8 years ago

Then in the hallway, I was confronted by a man in a wheelchair with no legs.

Jewels
Jewels
8 years ago

Lurch (from Adams Family), breathing down your neck: You rang?

marietta
marietta
8 years ago

Yoda?

Danica
Danica
8 years ago

The button is upside-down! THIS IS MADNESS!! The caption should have really been: “Meanwhile, in Australia…”

A non-ymous
A non-ymous
8 years ago

The button actually signals a handbell choir to start playing Handel’s Water Music.

Sparky
Sparky
8 years ago

Urinate to pee.

Jøsh
Jøsh
8 years ago

Poo I has too!!!
-Yoda

Antr
Antr
8 years ago

How did that confusion of cause and result happen? Literal translation without considering context?

2LZ
2LZ
8 years ago

so the button is hidden in the toilet? can we dig gold from there onwards?

tim
tim
7 years ago

Here’s the part that will blow your mind; push the button to flush the toilet…

QueensEngrish
QueensEngrish
7 years ago

Don’t forget to make a call to dial a number.

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