A Southampton dad's video guide to changing loo-roll has had more than 1m hits on YouTube in one week

Southampton dad Will Reid's guide to changing loo roll has become a massive hit on the internet

Southampton dad Will Reid's guide to changing loo roll has become a massive hit on the internet

First published in News Daily Echo: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter

A STEP-by-step guide to changing loo roll made by a Southampton dad has gone viral.

Exasperated by his teenage children's lack of 'know how', Will Reid has resorted to using social media to teach them how to restock an empty loo roll holder with a fresh roll.

The video titled “Teenage Instructional Video - How to change a toilet roll” on YouTube has already had more than one million hits in less than a week.

It is what Will says is the first in a series of 'instructional videos' aimed at his children Beth and James.

In it the frustrated dad begins by saying: “This is a video for my kids, the first in a series of instructional video, telling them face to face isn't working so I've taken to social media to try and reach them.”

He then swiftly shows how the loo roll is changed, before adding sarcastically “The advanced level would be to put the empty toilet roll holder in the bin.

“But I feel that might be a step too far at the moment.”

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10:26pm Wed 3 Sep 14

daisy.talks says...

Now do one about putting the seat down.....
Now do one about putting the seat down..... daisy.talks
  • Score: 6

12:36pm Thu 4 Sep 14

cliffwalker says...

This video is all very well if you have a very simple kind of holder. Some holders are more technologically advanced and require the removal and replacement of the spindle on which the roll is located. Further, the video does not show how to overcome the adhesion of the roll end to the new roll. All in all, I think we will continue to have problems with the limited capability of most youngsters when it comes to household chores.
This video is all very well if you have a very simple kind of holder. Some holders are more technologically advanced and require the removal and replacement of the spindle on which the roll is located. Further, the video does not show how to overcome the adhesion of the roll end to the new roll. All in all, I think we will continue to have problems with the limited capability of most youngsters when it comes to household chores. cliffwalker
  • Score: 4

3:24pm Thu 4 Sep 14

camerajuan says...

daisy.talks wrote:
Now do one about putting the seat down.....
His wife needs to do one about putting the seat up too.

Equal rights………?
[quote][p][bold]daisy.talks[/bold] wrote: Now do one about putting the seat down.....[/p][/quote]His wife needs to do one about putting the seat up too. Equal rights………? camerajuan
  • Score: 0

6:33pm Thu 4 Sep 14

green fly says...

I love it!!! Have a teenager myself so can understand his frustration,and mine is exactly the same! This video is so funny,more please!
I love it!!! Have a teenager myself so can understand his frustration,and mine is exactly the same! This video is so funny,more please! green fly
  • Score: 0

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