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Title: Need help creating a, pee driven game for my toilet.
Post by: UpbeatMelon on May 17, 2013, 07:19 pm
I just watched this great video on the MaKey MaKey, and found a video where someone used The MaKey MaKey and raspberry Pi to create a game for your toilet.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kchou7W0xNs

I have neither the MaKey MaKey or raspberry Pi, but I do have an Arduino.
Can be done with just the Arduino?
I have, very little programming knowledge and even less experience with creating pee driven systems.
But it looks highly entertaining, and I have motivation to try this.
Title: Re: Need help creating a, pee driven game for my toilet.
Post by: codlink on May 18, 2013, 01:06 am
I like the concept.  But you would have to be really close to the water to complete a circuit.  Men's urine stream from a stand up position is actually separate water drops when it hits the water.  So you would have to sit down and chances would be better but not 100%.

But, yes it would be possible with an Arduino.  There are crude schematics and info in the link from Youtube.
Title: Re: Need help creating a, pee driven game for my toilet.
Post by: UpbeatMelon on May 18, 2013, 09:41 am
I have no experience with arduino what so ever.
So this could be a little tricky, surely you would just have a piece of code that states the circuit is considered complete until the pee completely stops for 3 seconds?
Title: Re: Need help creating a, pee driven game for my toilet.
Post by: robtillaart on May 18, 2013, 09:59 am
Most women would appreciate a game that inspire men to lift up the seat.
Can you derive a game for that ;) ?
Title: Re: Need help creating a, pee driven game for my toilet.
Post by: Riva on May 18, 2013, 10:42 am

Most women would appreciate a game that inspire men to lift up the seat.

You cannot win. Being civilised I always lift the seat before peeing but then they complain I never put the seat down.
Title: Re: Need help creating a, pee driven game for my toilet.
Post by: Jantje on May 18, 2013, 01:36 pm


Most women would appreciate a game that inspire men to lift up the seat.

You cannot win. Being civilised I always lift the seat before peeing but then they complain I never put the seat down.

You can: Give extra point for putting the seat down before starting a seated pee and for lifting before starting a standing pee  :D (or the inverse)
Best regards
Jantje
Title: Re: Need help creating a, pee driven game for my toilet.
Post by: aarondc on May 19, 2013, 10:19 am


Most women would appreciate a game that inspire men to lift up the seat.

You cannot win. Being civilised I always lift the seat before peeing but then they complain I never put the seat down.


I always put the seat down afterwards.

Stayed at a mate's place for a while and his gf was most upset that I had put the toilet seat down, as she went in without turning the light on, late at night, half asleep, sat down, let stream and got wee all over the place. My fault, apparently, for not leaving the seat up.

I kid you not.

:~
Title: Re: Need help creating a, pee driven game for my toilet.
Post by: Riva on May 19, 2013, 11:19 am



Most women would appreciate a game that inspire men to lift up the seat.

You cannot win. Being civilised I always lift the seat before peeing but then they complain I never put the seat down.


I always put the seat down afterwards.

Stayed at a mate's place for a while and his gf was most upset that I had put the toilet seat down, as she went in without turning the light on, late at night, half asleep, sat down, let stream and got wee all over the place. My fault, apparently, for not leaving the seat up.

I kid you not.

:~


Maybe there is some confusion here that needs a 'toilet seat terminology' document  :D
To me what you describe as the seat I would call the lid. My wife also gets annoyed if I leave the lid down.
Title: Re: Need help creating a, pee driven game for my toilet.
Post by: aarondc on May 19, 2013, 11:29 am




Most women would appreciate a game that inspire men to lift up the seat.

You cannot win. Being civilised I always lift the seat before peeing but then they complain I never put the seat down.


I always put the seat down afterwards.

Stayed at a mate's place for a while and his gf was most upset that I had put the toilet seat down, as she went in without turning the light on, late at night, half asleep, sat down, let stream and got wee all over the place. My fault, apparently, for not leaving the seat up.

I kid you not.

:~


Maybe there is some confusion here that needs a 'toilet seat terminology' document  :D
To me what you describe as the seat I would call the lid. My wife also gets annoyed if I leave the lid down.


Good catch, yes I meant the lid.

After reading a Reader's Digest article many, many years ago, describing the spray of germs / bacteria being jettisoned into the surrounding air when flushing with the lid up, I made it a rule to put it down pre-flush.
Title: Re: Need help creating a, pee driven game for my toilet.
Post by: Riva on May 19, 2013, 11:39 am
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After reading a Reader's Digest article many, many years ago, describing the spray of germs / bacteria being jettisoned into the surrounding air when flushing with the lid up, I made it a rule to put it down pre-flush.


Interesting, I've known people use cling-film to do the same thing.  ]:D
Title: Re: Need help creating a, pee driven game for my toilet.
Post by: pYro_65 on May 19, 2013, 01:58 pm

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After reading a Reader's Digest article many, many years ago, describing the spray of germs / bacteria being jettisoned into the surrounding air when flushing with the lid up, I made it a rule to put it down pre-flush.


Interesting, I've known people use cling-film to do the same thing.  ]:D

Great April fools prank that.
Title: Re: Need help creating a, pee driven game for my toilet.
Post by: GoForSmoke on May 23, 2013, 03:31 am
Put a metal plate on the wall you'd have to touch and a 'trode in the toilet. And hide an audio unit to make a real wicked zap sound 3 seconds in.  ]:D