roomba poopEver dropped an egg on the floor and tried to wipe it up? If you have, you know that this actually makes it worse as due to the nature of a raw egg, trying to wipe it up and treating it like spilt water will actually spread it around and make the area of mess larger than it should. So imagine doing that with another substance like dog poop, and then throw a Roomba into the mix.

What you will get is a mess that no one has probably ever dreamt about, but unfortunately this is something that has happened to a man by the name of Jesse Newton in which he paints a rather graphic picture in a lengthy post on Facebook, along with a rather crude drawing of the aftermath.

Basically Newton’s dog did her business on the floor in the middle of the night, and it was right around the time they scheduled their Roomba to go about its business, and well, you can guess what happened. According to Newton, “Do not, under any circumstances, let your Roomba run over dog poop. If the unthinkable does happen, and your Roomba runs over dog poop, stop it immediately and do not let it continue the cleaning cycle.”

“It will be on your floorboards. It will be on your furniture legs. It will be on your carpets. It will be on your rugs. It will be on your kids’ toy boxes. If it’s near the floor, it will have poop on it. Those awesome wheels, which have a checkered surface for better traction, left 25-foot poop trails all over the house.” The good news is that according to Roomba, the good folks at iRobot and Hammacher Schlemmer have replaced Newton’s Roomba for free (this was after he tried to clean it up himself by dismantling it). In the meantime if you want to read the entire hilarious ordeal, check it out below.

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