By then the sound had finally penetrated my sleep and I thought Is
something wrong with the toilet again?
Gaaah, I thought. I'll need to check this out. So I got
up and headed towards the bathroom.
And stepped into a few millimeters of water pooling on the floor.
Great! It apparently had just started happening so the damage to
the books on the floor of the bathroom wasn't much, if any. And the rug had
absorbed most of the water anyway. The toilet looked okay, so I did an
And watched in horror as the water filled right up to the brim before going
all the way down. Very odd behavior. Then I noticed the shower stall was
filled with water.
That's not a good sign.
I retrieved the plunger and started to plunge the drain in the shower stall.
It didn't seem to be doing anything. Plunge plunge plunge, watch watch
watch plunge plunge plunge watch watch watch. Then suddenly the water
started draining out, but I'm still not convinced my plunging had anything
to do with it.
I took an experimental flush of the toilet. It worked fine.
Now what was that all about?
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