Burger King Launches The "Token-Powered Pay Toilet"

A Burger King in Houston, TX has had it with bathroom vandalism, so they’ve installed a pay toilet. You can operate it with your own quarters, or you can request a token– but either way you have to feed the machine in order to… you know… says the Houston Chronicle.

“Vandalism is costly,” another sign on the restroom doors read. “To help with these costs and to continue providing restrooms, this security lock has been installed. Your cooperation is appreciated.”

Pay toilets are illegal in Houston, hence the free tokens. Still, the reporter who wrote the story says he saw a customer use his own quarter to access the toilet.

Is this the future of fast food?

Need to answer nature’s call? It’ll cost you [Houston Chronicle](Thanks, Therese!)

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