Talk:Currier Hall

Revision as of 18:12, March 7, 2006 by 05jl (talk | contribs) (ratio clarification)

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Fun Fact: Bathrooms

A recent editor removed the fun fact saying Currier has the highest bathroom to resident ratio on all the aboveground floor. I lived there and am reasonably certain this is true. Can anyone comment on why the item might have merited removal? The previous editor gave no comment in the edit summary or here.

I have restored the bathroom fact for now.--05jl 21:45, 6 March 2006 (EST)

I don't know anything about editorial decisions on the wiki, but are you sure that Currier has the most bathrooms per resident above ground? Dodd pretty much has a bathroom for every room, plus some public bathrooms next to the dining hall, and I know some of the small houses (Woodbridge, Hubbell, etc.) have lots of bathrooms, too... --06lds 11:40, 7 March 2006 (EST)

It seems we are confused about the situation here. There is a difference between most bathrooms per resident, and most residents per bathroom. If everyone has their own bathroom as in Dodd, that's a high bathrooms/resident ratio and a low resident/bathroom ratio. In Currier, it is the opposite situation: With nine people sharing a bathroom, there is a high resident/bathroom ratio and a low bathroom/resident ratio. --07djd 13:31, 7 March 2006 (EST)

Agreed. As a current resident of Currier I can attest to the fact that walking through a common room and a stairwell in a towel to reach the shower=Currier is pretty short on bathrooms.--Unsigned

Sorry, 06lds, I think we do have some confusion. Currier's resident-to-bathroom ratio is HIGH: 18 residents: 2 bathrooms = 9. Much higher than 1 resident : 1 bathroom = 1. For most students, this is NOT a nice thing, as it means lots of sharing. So what you wrote above is true, but your last revision to the wiki is probably not what you meant to say. Please do correct me if I and 07djd are misunderstanding you.

07cbq, I am again reverting your last edit because if the discussion here represents why you are calling Currier's ratio "nice", I think you are mistaken. Please post here if I am missing your point.--05jl 18:12, 7 March 2006 (EST)