Be honest. A Simplehuman trash can wasn’t your first guess, was it?


But don’t leave us hanging. The Twitterverse wants answers!

  • disqus_e2F2oUH6C7

    To clean up the trash on the View.

    • The Penguin

      That would require a dumpster.

      • arttie

        Industrial size trash compactor.

        • Jim

          On the detention level

          • Thomas, Snarkmaster General

            ISWYDT. If there was a slow clap function on Twitchy, I would SO be using it here.

        • Booker

          Wood chipper.

      • Cyborg3K

        And a forklift.


        That was funny especially when you consider that Whoopi’s [email protected] arse wouldn’t fit in a dumpster either !!!!! I am glad Elisabeth Hasselbeck is off that show & I heard she is going to FOX NEWS, that would be great, she would be an asset for sure !!!!!!

      • Travis Wolfeil

        No, actually a landfill! 😉

    • Johnny Right

      How cute! He asked for a likeness of Joy Behar.

      • TugboatPhil

        Joy hasn’t been that size since Whoopi was a woman.

  • Bruce Musto

    Totally understand. At his age was fascinated by those. Step on the pedal and the top opens up.

  • j p

    Have a son who asked for coat hangers one Christmas.

  • Keith

    Mom must have read him obamacare so the lil guy needed a proper place to put it.

  • FFlintstone

    This is Twichy worthy? It’s doc dump day. There should be lots going on.

    • GaryTheBrave

      Later, probably after 5.

    • nc

      We have diverse interests here.

      Stick around, there might be recipe sharing later : )

      • Zane Henry

        I’d be all for that! No joke.

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  • ceemack

    You guys seriously fail to understand the utter awesomeness of being able to step on that pedal and have the top just open right up. Weren’t you ever four-year-old boys?

    • Rob

      I STILL think they are amazing!

    • SkyePuppy

      Hours of endless entertainment.

    • PumpedUpKix

      I have one that opens with the wave of a hand. Chicks dig it. :-)

  • GaryTheBrave

    Isn’t the new Apple computer in a similar shape?

  • FaithColeridge33

    One Christmas we bought our four year old a few awesome gifts. Or what we thought were awesome gifts. Spent way to much. My mother was a bit disgusted. So unbeknownst to us, until it was unwrapped, she found the biggest box she could find, wrapped it with bright paper and lots of ribbons, put in string, rubber bands, band-aids, packing peanuts, a few strips of bubble wrap, and a couple of old Tupperware containers.


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  • World B. Free

    Best trash can EVAH. Pricey though.

    • MarcusFenix

      But they’re soooooooo good. We have one here at the house, it’s freakin’ amazing. We were given a housewarming gift here by the other half’s parents, and it was the butterfly design with the motion sensor. I’ve never loved a trash can that much!!!!

    • Kate

      It really is the best! I got one because my pets can’t knock it over or climb inside.

  • nc

    The old joke about little kids ignoring the pricey toy to play with the big empty box is so true. When my guy was little, I tied a scrap of old fabric around his neck (that he could slip on and off by himself) so he could turn himself into a superhero whenever he wanted. He loved that old rag for years.

  • Lotte Lenya

    Reading the tease I thought for sure it was a gun. A toy gun.

  • rivers

    One of our little guys asked for a spatula for his fourth birthday. His older brother’s first toy of his own choosing was a broom.

    • Marjorie

      I wanted a broom for my fifth birthday…still flying it today :)

    • mbs235

      My little guy cried when I refused to buy him some old dental tools at the fair one year (they were sharp!). I probably squelched his true calling as a dentist.

      • TugboatPhil

        One Christmas in the early 60s, I was given a tool kit by a friend of my Dad. I was about 5 or 6. These were not “kid-safe”, plastic tools. This was a metal box with small, but real, hammer, saw, square, crescent wrench and a pry bar. I was in heaven for about an hour.

        Somehow that tool kit disappeared and I saw it again when I was about 12. That was also when chemistry sets for kids had actual chemicals, capable of some really “interesting” experiments. I never saw one of those except for friends who had them.

  • Wag_a_Muffin (D)

    We did a “white elephant” gift one Christmas. I bought kid-aged toys and grown-up aged gifts and the idea was that you could “trade” until you got one you liked. Our 4 (at the time) year old grandson opened a mag-light high quality flash light combination and fell in love with it. He wouldn’t trade for anything.

  • TJ

    Shinny Robot more so if the lid slowly goes down. Some guys like things that are shinny and mechanical even at age 4.

    • Arkuy The Great

      What do you mean “even at age 4”? That is when the curiosity of how things work really starts kicking in. Hopefully, it never goes away!

  • Jack Deth

    Cool birthday present!

    It’s shiny. It’s round. It’s cool to the touch. The lips flips up when the pedal is stepped on. And it makes a neat “thunk!” sound after coming down.

    What’s not to love for a four year old?

  • Sakemoto

    That child has a bright future. He’s obviously a pragmatist.

  • Randall Dunlap

    Wish I could find a toilet that does that.

  • Texan357

    “Guess what Elisabeth Hasselbeck’s ‘little guy asked for his 4th birthday’”

    That those awful people would just leave “Bronco Bama” alone?

  • LegalizeShemp

    I think he asked to encapsulate the Obama administration in one place.

  • Trudy Hill

    Does he want it for HIS bedroom?

  • Junie3

    I like stepping on the pedal and watching the lid pop up, I want one too.