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The whistling toilets

Randy Powell

The whistling toilets

by Randy Powell

  • 152 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Farrar Straus Giroux in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprint. Originally published: 1996.

StatementRandy Powell
SeriesAerial fiction
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.P8778 Wh 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination243 p. ;
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24554962M
ISBN 100374483698
ISBN 109780374483692
OCLC/WorldCa299206189

After you flush it – there is a whistling (high pitched) sound that continues until it finishes filling the tank. I guess it could be a FRESH toilet that likes to whistle at the ends that place themselves upon it – but even so – it’s annoying! Especially when someone uses it in the middle of the night!   Whistling or Hissing Toilets. If the whistling noise happens after you’ve flushed the toilet and the tank is refilling, the problem is usually the ballcock assembly (parts 1, 2, 3, and 4 in the diagram below). This ballcock is the mechanism that uses a float to shut off the water once the tank is .

Jeopardy! fans will want to scoop up this book from the show’s all-time champion, Ken Jennings. Test your knowledge with entries covering all sorts of topics, from science, history, and Author: Diane Dragan.   There is a loud high pitched whistling noise when we flush the toilets and sometimes when the washer starts and some fuacets are turned on. It can't be pinpointed to one specific spot, other than it seems to be coming from overhead on the first floor. What would be a likely cause.

  If the whistling stops when the toilet tank is done filling, you have an air leak in the feed system. Inspect the feed line from the valve under the toilet to the fill valve in the toilet. Look for holes or loose connections somewhere in this line. To be sure, put your finger over the suspected hole or leak. If it stops whistling, you've found it. I only read this book because of the title. It was an ok story Nothing too exciting, and finding out what the whistling toilets were at the end, kind of dissapointed me. ha. I just found my Grade 11 project on this book and thought it was a little funny, so I'm sharing some of it:None of the situations in this book /5().


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The Whistling Toilets book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A fun, fast-paced romantic comedySixteen-year-old Stan Claxto /5. This book is a tennis romance story.

Stan is tennis coach who loves his job. Ginny is a pro tennis player who needs help, and no one knows what the problem is. So, her parents decide to ask her old friend, Stan, to coach her for a while and figure out what is wrong.

He agrees to help her, and along the way The whistling toilets book to show her the whistling toilets.4/5(2). In a confrontation with the coach, Stan turns down his previously offered job, cum "bribe," as a counselor at his ritzy tennis camp.

In a light moment, he bares his soul to Ginny and shares a mystical, secret experience?the whistling toilets of the title. Laced with amusing bits, 4/5(5). And then there are the whistling toilets.

But readers will have to wait until the end of the novel to find out about those. By no means a novel for sports lovers only, Randy Powell's latest assortment of likable eccentrics will win over readers of all predilections.4/5(5).

“The book may be most reminiscent of Chris Crutcher's early, edgy work—no faint praise—but it has a unique feature that is surely all Powell's own: whistling toilets.” - Kirkus Reviews Reviews from Goodreads.

Can Stan help her, or is the mysterious song of the whistling toilets her only The whistling toilets book. A nationwide favorite of parents and teenagers alike, author Randy Powell has earned ALA Best Book of the Year honors for Dean Duffy and Is Kissing a Girl who Smokes Like Licking an Ashtray?.

Narrator Johnny Heller's enthusiastic reading style fully captures. The Whistling Toilets Randy Powell, Author Farrar Straus Giroux $17 (0p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS Buy this book. What is it and what does the song of the whistling toilets have to do with her. Title of a book, article or other published item (this will display to the public): The Whistling Toilets.

ISBN of the winning item: What type of media is this winner?: Audio Book. Can Stan help her, or is the mysterious song of the whistling toilets her only hope. A nationwide favorite of parents and teenagers alike, author Randy Powell has earned ALA Best Book of the Year honors for Dean Duffy and Is Kissing a Girl who Smokes Like Licking an Ashtray.

Narrator Johnny Heller's enthusiastic reading style fully captures all. Get this from a library. The whistling toilets. [Randy Powell] -- While coaching tennis for a group of inner city "runts" as well as for his friend Ginny, a star player, sixteen-year-old Stan grows in understanding himself and others.

And then there are the whistling toilets. But readers will have to wait until the end of the novel to find out about those. By no means a novel for sports lovers only, Randy Powell's latest assortment of likable eccentrics will win over readers of all : Farrar, Straus And Giroux (BYR).

The Whistling Toilets by Randy Powell An apparently unread copy in perfect condition. Dust cover is intact; pages are clean and are not marred by notes or folds of any kind.

At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. The secret of the whistling toilets was left almost to the end, and the whole time I was reading I was wondering if the revelation would turn out to be a disappointment after /5(2).

Perhaps your toilet is noisy because it is running constantly. This also tends to be an issue with the fill valve not shutting off when it should.

Once again, an adjustment to reset the float arm to a lower level inside the toilet can be the solution. First, remove the toilet tank lid and locate the float. There are a couple of types including.

Book Wizard; The Whistling Toilets. By Randy Powell. Grades. Genre. Fiction. While coaching tennis for a group of inner city "runts" as well as for his friend Ginny, a star player, sixteen-year-old Stan grows in understanding himself and others.

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We shall also have strategic viewing areas for spectators. Book Now. Subscribe to. The Whistling Toilets Randy Powell theme of my book is that a boy named Stan Claxton had a best friend named Ginny Forrester. She played tennis and spent her whole life playing tennis she began when she was six and went to a tennis camp called Team Donsprokken.

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a Book About Toilet Training by Joae. In our situation, it turned out the high pitched noise was coming from the thin tube that carries the water to the top of the cistern and fills the tank. The tube had become slightly kinked. Straightening it eliminated the loud noise. improve this answer.

edited Dec 21 '14 at 79 silver badges. bronze badges. answered Dec 20 '14 at   My guess is that it is territorial. I think men whistle in a public restroom only when another man enters or is present.

I see it a lot, and it is almost comical, predictable. A public restroom is still a "private" space, and when a stranger encro. Kung Fu Maintenance shows you the source of an annoying high pitched whistling noise.

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