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The Big Expo Center Restroom Puzzle

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Remember how I said there were rarely any lines at the bathrooms in the Expo Center, the newish building next to the Jim Graham Building? Maybe there's a reason...

The bathrooms in the Center are off a hallway. There's a big sign over the hallway. The sign says WOMEN on the left, and MEN on the right. If you go into the hallway, however, the MEN's bathroom is on the left, while the WOMEN's bathroom on the right. And with all the people washing their hands in preparation for the germ detector, this fact is not immediately obvious.

The Village of Yesteryear bathrooms, which occasionally had very long lines, were at least more straightforward...