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Old 12-13-2012, 12:38 PM   #21
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It's not draining at all? Even slowly? That's odd... I wonder what's in there?

My friend did a toiletry-ectomy last year. Her daughter flushed the entire contents of the shower down the toilet, including the travel sized bottles of shampoos. But, (fortunately you are renting) they had to pay $4000 to re-do the pipes under the house. They had some plumber in to send a camera through the pipes to find out what was blocking it... it was two my little ponies, and a small bottle of Avon Bubble Bath.


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Old 12-13-2012, 12:41 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by TwinKristi View Post
old hardened poop in the bottom of the toilet.
Ya this was us. I gagged

OP can you actually replace it and have the landlord reimburse you through deduction of rent? I'm sure this qualifies for emergency repair.
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Old 12-13-2012, 01:25 PM   #23
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I had the same issue a couple years ago, after trying everything my dad came over and took the toilet off and found out my daughter had flushed some dixie cups down there and they restacked themselves as we flushed. It took him 45 minutes of pulling them all out with pliers (they were plastic) and all was fixed. Taking the toilet off isn't a hard thing to do but if your lease says that you can't do repairs I would hold off on it if you can.

Similar thing here, except it was a couple wipes that had accidentally been flushed and were caught way down the end side of the toilet and kept sealing things off.

good luck, mama! I can imagine you are trying very hard not to have to pee!
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