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Ugly Bathroom Payoff

Sometimes being bad can be good. The recent experience of a Canadian woman might be considered proof positive of that seemingly conflicting statement.


Not too long ago, there was a contest held in Canada. It was called the Ugliest Bathroom Contest. Elaine Moraine entered the contest. And she won.

What Kind of Bathroom Wins an ‘Ugly’ Contest?

How does a bathroom win the rare distinction of being proclaimed the ugliest bathroom in all of Canada? Well, here’s a brief description of the champ:

  • The showerhead was held in place with tape (the shower no longer worked, so the showerhead was just ornamental)
  • Duct tape was used to patch many holes in the tub, particularly around the vicinity of the bathtub faucets
  • The tile around the tub featured lots of missing chunks, stained pieces and moldy (or missing) grout
  • A ragged hole cut in the wall provided access to a valve that had to be opened in order to use the bath

A Happy Ending…

The winner of the contest received a free bathroom makeover valued at $10,000. So by now, Canada’s ugliest bathroom is probably just a regular old run-of-the-mill nice bathroom.

But it had its moment of glory. Even if that involved the dubious honor of being named the ugliest of the ugliest!

This entry was posted on Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 at 3:57 pm. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

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