Did Sochi get their Olympic toilets idea from a KC bar? - KCTV5

Did Sochi get their Olympic toilets idea from a KC bar?

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KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -

There have been plenty of stories coming out of Sochi about how poor the conditions are, and there's even a Twitter account, @SochiProblems, with almost 200,000 followers.

One of those stories in particular got a lot of attention on the net and it looked familiar, so Brad Fanning went out to investigate and came back "flush" with information.

The Quaff, located at 10th Street and Broadway Boulevard, brings a commonality between Kansas City, MO, and Sochi, Russia.

It's not the beautiful women or the vodka on the shelves, the history on the walls or even Wednesday night steak night. What The Quaff and Sochi have in common, is the men's room.

For as long as anyone can remember The Quaff's men's room has had dueling toilets. Some of the biggest names in Kansas City have done their business in there.

"Probably have to be George Brett and Jamie Quirk at the same time," said Anthony Bonino, the owner and operator of The Quaff, about the Royals stars using their bathroom.

And now, all of the sudden, Sochi gets the Olympics, steals the idea and put multiple dueling toilets in the Olympic Village.

"You guys made this cool way before Sochi, Russia, so when you saw what Sochi was doing, ripping off the Quaff's idea, were you proud or irritated?" said KCTV5's Fanning.

"I was proud but at the same time I've got a great attorney - Steven Bradley Small, Esq.," Bonino said.

If there's one thing Bonino has learned from all this, it's:

"Don't trust the Russians," he said.

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