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The bathroom drain

The tiles around our bathroom drain are asymmetric:

The misaligned bathroom drainThe misaligned bathroom drain

I am severely myopic but I don’t bathe with my glasses on. So even though the edges are considerably smoothened out…

The misaligned bathroom drain to my eyesThe misaligned bathroom drain to my eyes

…I see enough to annoy me every day.

These days I mentally rotate this patch of drain cover and the tiles 90º counter clockwise, and imagine Base II from Contra overlaid1.

The misaligned bathroom drain to my eyesThe misaligned bathroom drain to my eyes


  1. I might also be humming the tune from this level.

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