Yes, but it varies with make and type, so you need to check the
manufacturer's specifications. I would expect 115kg / 18 stone to be a
minimum, but some American manufacturers make wall hung toilets with a
500 lb / 35 stone / 225kg limit.
There's a slender bloke at only 73 stone on telly at the moment 
I don't understand how people can say "I just got bigger". There must
come a point where you realise it's time to lay off the pies and start
on the Special K. Possibly when you can no longer get through the room
door would be sometime after that point. Personally I think "So many
times I went to buy new pants and would have to return two weeks later
for a bigger size." would have been a clue.
Fortunately American houses have timber stud walls so quite easy to
saw out a wider doorway.
 This one I think
saw one on the telly a few days ago - a 19 year old IIRC, mainly
being killed by his mother overfeeding him.
There's probably no point making a toilet to take anything over 60
stone, because I don't think any of those can actually get up to
use a toilet.
We were somewhere around Barstow, on the edge of the desert, when the
drugs began to take hold. I remember Owain
saying something like:
Even I, who piled it on a bit, reached a point where I'd had enough and
felt like crap, so started losing it again.
Mind you, that guy's partner was a fool for just fetching and feeding
The family were saying "we really hope his gastric band goes well"
while stuffing themselves with burgers.
Having been weighed at the doctor's on Monday though I am less voluble
about excess weight.
For a skinny bloke I now weigh an awful lot :-(
Hence 'new year' resolution - skimmed milk in tea, and make a bag of
doughnuts last at least two days.
On Fri, 4 Feb 2011 11:51:40 -0800 (PST) Owain wrote :
When I moved here I was persuaded that at my advanced age going to the
GP for an annual checkup was a sensible thing to do, not a sign of
When he got to my weight and height I said, mumble, mumble, that I
realised that my weight was right at the top of acceptable for my
height. He looked at his chart, confirmed this was so, then said "do
you realise that most Australian men of your age are overweight: that
makes your weight below average!". I knew then that he and I would get