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Don't miss your mark in a Shenzhen public toilet!14th of September 2013
People using public toilets in Shenzhen, China, will be fined if they have a poor aim and miss their mark - officials have said.
The penalty of 12 euros will apply to those who urinate outside the bowl at public toilets in the southern town, which neighbours Hong Kong. However draft regulations do not specify a minimum quantity of spillage required to be classed as a violation.
Users of China's social networks have poured scorn on the proposal, raising the prospect of hordes of toilet inspectors being deployed to inspect performance.
"A number of new civil servant positions will be created. There will be a supervisor behind every urinating person to see whether the pee is straight," wrote one poster.