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Old 02-06-2010, 11:54 PM
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Origin of the "Glory Hole"

Ricky Gervais, in a stand-up comedy routine, discussed "Glory Holes". For those that don't know, this is a hole in the wall of a bathroom stall, where a man can stick his penis through and presumably get an anonymous blow job (or hand job, I suppose).

I had heard about this before, but always chalked it up as an urban legend. He claimed, however, that the story he told was true. It made the local newspaper in his hometown. This got me thinking...

I don't know if there is a factual answer to this, so please mods move this if it is in the wrong forum.

My questions are these:

1) If not an urban legend, how did/could something like this get started? I have been in a number of public restroom stalls in my lifetime, and if any hole exists in a wall, I personally will not use that particular stall. If I have no choice, I would plug up that hole with a wad of toilet paper before using the stall. I have seen a hole in walls of a stall or two in my lifetime, but never thought much of them, except to make sure they were covered before using the stall in case some strange ranger was on the other side and wanted to take a peek. Until Gervais' story, I honestly never thought anyone would actually USE the hole as he described.

I could never imagine two things:

1) seeing someone's penis coming at me through a hole in the wall, or
2) if I were homosexual (no offense meant, I am making the assumption that someone who would do this in a men's restroom to be a homosexual), sticking my penis through a hole in a bathroom stall wall to attempt to get a total stranger to get me off. Hell, I wouldn't stick my penis through a hole in the wall if I were in the women's restroom. Who knows what the other person would do to it?

I find it hard to believe that someone would actually stick his penis through such a hole. The negative potential far outweigh any positive outcome. Having someone on the other side smacking the penis, biting it, or doing god knows what to it seems to be a risky proposition at best. So my questions are:

1) Is a "Glory Hole" something that is an actual thing, actually used by men in situations such as a public restroom, or is it an urban legend?

2) If you believe this is not an urban legend, is it because you have first-hand (no pun intended) knowledge (you've been on one side of the hole or the other and have participated in this practice) or you know of someone who has shared a story about a "Glory Hole" incident with you? If you happened to be sitting there minding (and doing) your own business, and someone's penis came through a hole in the wall toward you, I'd count that as first-hand knowledge, even if you did nothing but get out of there as quickly as possible. That would indicate that the guy on the other side had some idea that something good might come out of his action, even if you weren't willing to be a part of it.

3) How would something like this get started, and how would the idea of the function of the "Glory Hole" get around to the point of public knowledge?


I find this to be a truly bizarre concept, but I guess anything is possible.
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Old 02-07-2010, 12:20 AM
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This is the only Glory Hole I'm aware of.
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Old 02-07-2010, 12:34 AM
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From what I have heard, glory holes are not urban legends. I know someone (not me) who has been the recipient of service from a glory hole.
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Old 02-07-2010, 12:44 AM
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I don't think it's every men's room. The ones that do have it, people who are interested know the location and "etiquette."
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Old 02-07-2010, 01:22 AM
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I don't think it's every men's room. The ones that do have it, people who are interested know the location and "etiquette."
I didn't mean to imply that it is in every men's room. Sorry if that came across in the OP.

Also, my apologies for the repeat question in the OP. I missed the edit window, but I mistakenly have two question 1's, which are essentially the same question. I should have proof-read the OP a bit better.

Shawn1767, if I read your post correctly, your friend actually stuck his penis through the hole? Did he give any details, such as did he see the other person on the way out? Was he afraid he wasn't going to get his penis back? Or is there some sort of "ettiquette", as TheChlieanBlob mentions?

I can't remember who the congressman was who apparently was caught in a bathroom sting with some sort of foot signalling to the cop in the next stall, so there must be some unwritten (or written, what the hell do I know?) code where people who do this sort of thing know how to communicate with each other.
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Old 02-07-2010, 01:55 AM
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Old 02-07-2010, 02:03 AM
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The guy who I knew in high school (25 years ago) was a senior when I was a junior. He was known for frequenting massage parlors and things of that nature. He said that the best blow job he ever got was from a glory hole. Apparently, he went to some place in the French Quarter (I live in New Orleans) and stuck his dick in a hole. Some unseen person sucked him off. He was a little disconcerted as to whether it was a male or female on the other end, but I guess it didn't bother him in the end. He was tempted to look through the hole to see the other person, but decided against it because he said he didn't want the other person's dick poking through and hitting him in the eye, or having the other person think he was going to suck the other person off. I didn't know this guy well, he was more of a friend of a friend. Actually, he was exactly that, a friend of my best friend at the time.
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Old 02-07-2010, 02:41 AM
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Try to Google gloryhole as a single word with Safesearch Off. You'll find a lot of straight stuff. I'd guess that having a woman on the receiving side is extremely low odds, but I know that there are a couple of adult theaters in our area that have catered to this sort of thing. From reading the local police reports, I'd guess that when it is a woman it's most often a prostitute, although I'm sure there are some fetishes involved. These places are occasionally raided with interesting results. I wouldn't be surprised if some swinger type places also have these.

My personal experience: when I first went to school in Gainesville, I once REALLY had to use the toilet while at the Student Union. Whilst so involved, I noticed there was a hole in the wall - there was no time to check this on the way in - and some guy in the next stall was giving me a (unwanted) show, jerking his stuff. The hole was near the TP dispenser and several inches square. I have no idea if it was intended for such use, and the show really squicked me out. I finished up and got out of there as quickly as possible. Nothing ever came poking through, but it did come close.
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Old 02-07-2010, 03:52 AM
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Not a UL, I have a Gay friend in SF who used to do (and be done) at gloryholes. Mind you, this was not a random mens room, they were certain mens rooms known for this behavior. They also occur in those X-rated arcades.
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Old 02-07-2010, 07:03 AM
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When I was a naive young 19 year old I worked in maintenance at the mall and my supervisor was obsessive about plugging holes in the walls in the men's stalls. I had no idea what a glory hole was and couldn't fathom why this made him crazy. Even after he explained I thought he was just paranoid. Since then I've heard of them and been lead to believe that they do indeed exist. But I have no first-hand experience to verify them.
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Old 02-07-2010, 07:51 AM
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A glory hole and its use features prominently in two episodes ofthe TV show It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia.
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Old 02-07-2010, 08:45 AM
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The term "glory hole" to mean a hole cut in the wall between bathroom stalls is first found in print in 1949(so far) in a book call Gay Girls Guide where it's described as "Phallic size hole in partition between toilet booths. Sometimes used also for a mere peep-hole."

So, it was out there as a slang term in the homosexual community by then.
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Old 02-07-2010, 08:51 AM
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Yes they do exist. In fact I would not let my children go into a public bathroom with out checking it first. I use to work maintenance for a department store. It is unreal what people will do n a bathroom.

I know of one case where a guy got a pen stabbed through his penis by sticking it through a hole in the wall.

In one store the police made 72 arrest before noon one day.

A man with his 4 year old child walked in two men going at on the bathroom floor.

The CEO doing store inspections walked into two men having sex in the bathroom.

In one store the boy kept giving the light tube a 1/4 twist turning off some of the llights to give mood lighting?

In more than one store we had to put stainless steel sheets over the sides so holes could not be poked in them.
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Old 02-07-2010, 09:10 AM
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They are real and actually used in some restrooms. A Doper who was usually on the 'service' side of the wall explained it in detail once in a thread dedicated to it. I don't know if anyone can find it. There is etiquette involved and it mainly happens only in certain hot spot restrooms like rest stops and libraries. There are codes that they use that are so subtle that other people don't notice if they aren't aware that anything is being communicated. Shoe tapping like some type of gay Morse Code is a common method to arrange things immediately. The people that service and those that get it hardly ever see each other. It just comes and goes pretty quickly.

Here is an older thread very similar to yours but it isn't the ask and tell one:
http://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb/...+restroom+tap*
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Old 02-07-2010, 09:18 AM
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Yeah, it's not a random thing. You don't just find a hole and give it a go, there are places that are known for this kind of thing. Here in Britain it's called cottaging. It's usually best to have a look out, and depending on the local 'cottage etiquette', there can be passwords or foot signals involved. One place a friend used to us involved draping the toilet paper over the side of the stall to indicate you were up for it, though he did find that out by accident.

Though my older friends know more about it, since it has been heavily policed in recent times.

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Old 02-07-2010, 09:36 AM
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There is etiquette involved and it mainly happens only in certain hot spot restrooms like rest stops and libraries. There are codes that they use that are so subtle that other people don't notice if they aren't aware that anything is being communicated. Shoe tapping like some type of gay Morse Code is a common method to arrange things immediately.
Does anyone know if there was a glory hole in the partition of the stall in which the U.S. Senator was arrested a couple of years ago?
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Old 02-07-2010, 09:43 AM
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The term "glory hole" to mean a hole cut in the wall between bathroom stalls is first found in print in 1949(so far) in a book call Gay Girls Guide where it's described as "Phallic size hole in partition between toilet booths. Sometimes used also for a mere peep-hole."
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Old 02-07-2010, 10:18 AM
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The TV show "The Shield" did a treatment of the glory hole in Season 5 Ep. 10. I had heard the term prior to viewing that episode; but I do not recall where. After seeing that I must say that if I had a penus that would be that LAST place I would put it.

On a more humorous note. The way I view the world is as a potential SNL skit. When I first heard of a certain discount club named B.low J.obs I thought your discount would be based on how many you performed. As you roll your wagon down the aisles of TV's, groceries or whatever there would be signs near each item:


36" flat screen TV reg. price $2000.00
5 BJ price $1500.00
10 BJ price $1000.00

Also when you had some spare time and did not need anything from the store you could go in and "bank" the BJ's.

This would be set up with many many glory holes so you wouldn't know you were servicing your neighbor, or the principal of the elemental school or the guy who sold you your car, whatever.

OK, maybe this isn't funny but that is just the way my mind works.

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Old 02-07-2010, 10:30 AM
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I guess this is my claim to fame around here. To answer the OP's questions (in no particular order):

Yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, . . . and yes.
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Old 02-07-2010, 10:40 AM
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I saw a silent porn reel from the '20s that featured a 'glory hole'. Three bathing beauties are approached by a nerdy-looking guy, and they agree to have sex with him. The catch is that he has to have sex with them through a hole in a wooden fence so he can't see them. Ah, but these women were tricksters! With the man behind the fence, they brought out a sheep.
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Old 02-07-2010, 10:53 AM
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Glory holes exist.

Back when I lived in Austin, the Police Department had a program where civilians could ride along with the cops. I used to do it on a regular basis.

I remember three calls that I went on, two for someone yelling for help in a men's room (one in the Greyhound bus station and one in a downtown department store); the third was at the (at the time) new J. C. Penney's in Highland Mall. The two men's room calls, it was someone who had stuck his johnson through a glory hole and the guy on the other side did not react the way that was expected. One got burned by a lit cigar, the other got hit by a shoe. Both were then beaten by the guy on the way out.

The Penney's incident was someone who had managed to sneak into the back and cut a hole into one of the walls of a woman's changing room. He stuck it through at a woman who apparently just happened to have a long, convenient hatpin....
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Old 02-07-2010, 10:57 AM
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In one store the police made 72 arrest before noon one day.
Assuming a standard opening time of 10 a.m., that's roughly one arrest every 90 seconds. Hard to believe that would be enough time for police to cuff two guys and hurry them out of the toilet fast enough for the next two guys to get in there and get into an arrest-worthy position. If true, it had to look like a Benny Hill sketch with the wacky assembly-line music Powerhouse playing in the background.
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Old 02-07-2010, 10:58 AM
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Old 02-07-2010, 11:36 AM
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Glory holes exist.

Back when I lived in Austin, the Police Department had a program where civilians could ride along with the cops. I used to do it on a regular basis.

I remember three calls that I went on, two for someone yelling for help in a men's room (one in the Greyhound bus station and one in a downtown department store); the third was at the (at the time) new J. C. Penney's in Highland Mall. The two men's room calls, it was someone who had stuck his johnson through a glory hole and the guy on the other side did not react the way that was expected. One got burned by a lit cigar, the other got hit by a shoe. Both were then beaten by the guy on the way out.

The Penney's incident was someone who had managed to sneak into the back and cut a hole into one of the walls of a woman's changing room. He stuck it through at a woman who apparently just happened to have a long, convenient hatpin....
For the record: Except for the first sentence, there is nothing in this post that jibes with my own experience.
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Old 02-07-2010, 12:16 PM
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I've seen one stall where someone had written "Knock here" on the side (and others had added various comments to it), although I don't recall if there was an actual hole or if you were meant to just operate under the partition.
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Old 02-07-2010, 12:22 PM
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For the record: Except for the first sentence, there is nothing in this post that jibes with my own experience.
The story about the cigar seems to come from a Joseph Wambaugh fictional police novel. In that case, it was done by a Cop who had staked out a mens room known for such activities and who was loitering there just for that purpose.
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Old 02-07-2010, 12:34 PM
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The story about the cigar seems to come from a Joseph Wambaugh fictional police novel. In that case, it was done by a Cop who had staked out a mens room known for such activities and who was loitering there just for that purpose.
That's different. But if it happened to a civilian, I can't imagine him getting the cops involved.
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Old 02-07-2010, 01:30 PM
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Everything you ever wanted to know about Glory Holes and everything you didn't ever want to know about Glory Holes. Fascinating stuff though:


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Old 02-07-2010, 01:55 PM
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This has been truly fascinating (if somewhat disturbing) to read.

I can't believe someone would actually stick their penis in a hole and hope for the best.

With that said, HOW could something like this thing start? Not from a moralistic POV, but to know what to do?

Another goofy question (I guess). Let's say I'm sitting there reading a book while I'm doing my thing. A penis pokes through and all of a sudden I'm staring at some strange guy's dick. I haul off and smack said dick with the book, causing a tremendous amount of pain for the intruder. Could I be charged with assult?
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Old 02-07-2010, 01:58 PM
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Could I be charged with assult?
No. You could be charged with battery though.

He could be charged with indecent exposure or something.
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Old 02-07-2010, 03:14 PM
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I guess this is my claim to fame around here. To answer the OP's questions (in no particular order):

Yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, . . . and yes.
panache45.... you seem to be the resident expert on this topic.

A few questions... you don't have to answer them, but I'm curious.

1) How old were you when you first experienced the glory hole?
2) How did you know/learn the etiquette?
3) Is this something you continue to do?
4) Do you do this in clubs, or pre-designated men's rooms, or do you use the "have penis, will travel" rule (i.e. any glory hole is worth a shot)?
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Everything you ever wanted to know about Glory Holes and everything you didn't ever want to know about Glory Holes. Fascinating stuff though:

www.cruisingforsex.com/features/gholeFAQ.html[/url]
By the way, that link might be NSFW.

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Old 02-07-2010, 04:30 PM
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Hell, I wouldn't stick my penis through a hole in the wall if I were in the women's restroom.
With a penis, you wouldn't be in the women's restroom in the first place. The only penises that belong in women's restrooms (except those of male cleaning staff when the restroom is closed for servicing, no pun intended) belong to "Chicks with Dicks" or MTF transsexuals dressing and identifying as female.

And those ladies, who are a very small minority of restroom users anyway, are as a rule not particularly interested in receiving sexual attentions from females. Which explains why you won't find any phallic-sized holes in women's restroom stalls even if you do happen to wander in there.
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With a penis, you wouldn't be in the women's restroom in the first place. The only penises that belong in women's restrooms (except those of male cleaning staff when the restroom is closed for servicing, no pun intended) belong to "Chicks with Dicks" or MTF transsexuals dressing and identifying as female.

And those ladies, who are a very small minority of restroom users anyway, are as a rule not particularly interested in receiving sexual attentions from females. Which explains why you won't find any phallic-sized holes in women's restroom stalls even if you do happen to wander in there.

My point was that even if I was guaranteed to have a woman on the other side of the "Glory Hole", I wouldn't stick my dick through a hole in a wall.

I have a vision of Ms. Balbricker yanking on it AKA the shower scene in Porky's.
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Old 02-07-2010, 04:51 PM
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Old 02-07-2010, 05:24 PM
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The thread title makes me picture a hole in a cave wall and some hairy caveman sticking his penis through it.

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Old 02-07-2010, 06:21 PM
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Assuming a standard opening time of 10 a.m., that's roughly one arrest every 90 seconds. Hard to believe that would be enough time for police to cuff two guys and hurry them out of the toilet fast enough for the next two guys to get in there and get into an arrest-worthy position. If true, it had to look like a Benny Hill sketch with the wacky assembly-line music Powerhouse playing in the background.
That was the timming of it. Except it was only one arrest, the second guy was a cop doing a sting. I never could figure how the could do it that fast. the bathroom was near a stock room where they completed the papaer work. The next day there was a news about a gay rights group planning on sueing the PD for harrasing the gay comunity.
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Old 02-07-2010, 09:32 PM
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panache45.... you seem to be the resident expert on this topic.

A few questions... you don't have to answer them, but I'm curious.

1) How old were you when you first experienced the glory hole?
2) How did you know/learn the etiquette?
3) Is this something you continue to do?
4) Do you do this in clubs, or pre-designated men's rooms, or do you use the "have penis, will travel" rule (i.e. any glory hole is worth a shot)?
1. 18, in a men's room in one of my college libraries.
2. There isn't much etiquette involved.
3. I haven't done it since 1987, when I met my partner.
4. Most of my experiences were in gay clubs, baths or movie houses . . . or my favorite: the old, abandoned piers by NYC's West Village (all cleaned up and gentrified now). I never felt comfortable in non-gay environments . . . too many potential problems (except for the ones at Studio 54, which were "omni-sexual").
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Old 02-07-2010, 09:56 PM
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rule 35: theres an onion article for every SDMB thread:

http://www.theonion.com/content/node/33792
Unless you are familiar with the the double entendre for a more family-oriented use of the term Glory Hole, you might miss the Onion humor.

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Old 02-07-2010, 10:37 PM
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There was one in one of the men's rooms where I went to college. I'm tall enough to see over the stall tops, and personally observed that it was in use a couple of times. That is I saw presumed recipient's hands on the top of the partition, and intentionally didn't try to observe beyond that. I also observed two sets of feet positioned for rear entry sex in the handicapped stall of the same restroom. It was on old building that had men's rooms on even floors and lady's on odd floors. Sometimes it just wasn't worth two more flights of stairs to avoid the gay cruising restroom. It's not like they didn't take no for an answer.
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Old 02-07-2010, 11:37 PM
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My point was that even if I was guaranteed to have a woman on the other side of the "Glory Hole", I wouldn't stick my dick through a hole in a wall.
I don't blame you, and I don't think an anonymous penis poking into a ladies' room stall is something most women would feel like taking in the spirit in which it was meant anyway. You might pull it back with a used tampon tied onto it, which would probably be a real mood-killer.
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Old 02-08-2010, 01:25 AM
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I can't believe someone would actually stick their penis in a hole and hope for the best.
That's pretty much my love-making technique.
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Old 02-08-2010, 10:04 AM
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Does anyone know if there was a glory hole in the partition of the stall in which the U.S. Senator was arrested a couple of years ago?
Apparently not: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wide_stance
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Old 02-08-2010, 10:15 AM
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I've always imagined that two consenting males would occupy the adjacent stalls, so it wasn't a question of a stranger's penis randomly obtruding itself into your stall while you're sitting there reading about this year's football recruitment at your old college. Though presumably mistakes do happen.

I first encountered the term in reference to a (possibly specific) dam intake at a reservoir. Apparently, a wide pipe is set near enough to the current water level that, as the water rushes into it, there appears to be a hole in the surface of the lake. I thought it was a general term for this arrangement but I can't find it as such, so it may have been specific to this particular dam.
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Old 02-08-2010, 12:02 PM
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That's different. But if it happened to a civilian, I can't imagine him getting the cops involved.
Who says the civilians wanted the cops to get involved. I think Clothahump's post said that there was screaming, so somebody else probably called the cops on them.

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Old 02-08-2010, 01:04 PM
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Does anyone know if there was a glory hole in the partition of the stall in which the U.S. Senator was arrested a couple of years ago?
No, it was a solid metal partition. Except that it ended about a foot or so above the floor, with that bottom portion open. It was through that part that Sen. Craig (R.-Idaho) stuck his hand under and signaled with a jerking-off motion, and the police officer responded by sticking his hand with his badge under the partition.

Since the publicity over that incident, many people stopped in to take pictures in that stall. So now the airport commission has spent about $100,000 of public taxes to replace those partitions with ones that come all the way to the floor.
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Old 02-08-2010, 01:11 PM
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There was one in one of the men's rooms where I went to college..
Not only did my college library have them, but whoever was drilling them was damned persistent. Many of the stall dividers were covered with plate after riveted plate in a ceaseless battle against glory by school custodians. They looked like the war-torn and poorly patched-up hull of a battleship.

I'm not sure how it was even being done. Surely a power drill would've attracted attention... were there really desperate fellators/ees sitting in the stall for hours, punching away with an awl like Eastwood trying to escape from Alcatraz? And if you did manage to open a hole big enough to admit a penis, wouldn't the edge be prohibitively jagged?

I wondered whether they were mainly used as peepholes, rather than as gateways to anonymous blowjobbery. Whatever they were, they required a shitload of sheet metal to keep repairing.
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Old 02-08-2010, 02:07 PM
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OK, maybe this isn't funny but that is just the way my mind works.
Do you, like, have a newsletter or whatever?
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Old 02-08-2010, 02:42 PM
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Not only did my college library have them, but whoever was drilling them was damned persistent. Many of the stall dividers were covered with plate after riveted plate in a ceaseless battle against glory by school custodians. They looked like the war-torn and poorly patched-up hull of a battleship.

I'm not sure how it was even being done. Surely a power drill would've attracted attention... were there really desperate fellators/ees sitting in the stall for hours, punching away with an awl like Eastwood trying to escape from Alcatraz? And if you did manage to open a hole big enough to admit a penis, wouldn't the edge be prohibitively jagged?

I wondered whether they were mainly used as peepholes, rather than as gateways to anonymous blowjobbery. Whatever they were, they required a shitload of sheet metal to keep repairing.
Did you go to UCLA? Because I sure do remember that the first-floor men's room in Powell was particularly afflicted by this. Some years later they replaced the stall doors with minimal ones that no longer concealed the user's lower legs, or head and shoulders if standing. I don't know if it had the intended effect, because I stopped using that restroom after that. I like privacy when I have to use a stall, and those just didn't have it anymore.
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Old 02-08-2010, 03:10 PM
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Pretty much every college campus has a restroom or two that has that reputation. I went to UCSD and there was one in the building that housed Humanities and Theatre. I don't recall any holes in the stall walls but there was always lots of graffiti mentioning meet up dates and times. Usually it was for times between 3 and 5 am. The campus cops would periodically set up stings.
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