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Possible fecal stain on hotel sheet? [a: friction mark]

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  1. Plsnobugseva

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    Posted 2 years ago
    Sat Oct 29 2016 18:10:16
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    Just got to the hotel room removed the duvet thingy and saw this black spot. I thought it was a lint but it smeared. So just wondering if it is

    Fecal?

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    Posted 2 years ago
    Sat Oct 29 2016 19:11:07
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    I did a quick scan of the bed nothing except that black smear. In my mind It's not but I might be wrong.

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    Posted 2 years ago
    Sun Oct 30 2016 9:09:54
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    Hi,

    100% not bed bug related. It is a friction mark, dirt deposited on a surface as it rubbed in an arc from lower right to upper left. If you look closely you can see how the stain sits on the raised parts of the material as it thins out and yet is deeper at the initial deposit.

    Thanks for taking such a clear in focus image, it really helps to give us detail to work with.

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    Posted 2 years ago
    Mon Oct 31 2016 2:57:09
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    Thanks David,

    Yeah I tired picking it up thinking it was lint then it smeared. Took a picture before I did more investigating.
    I read the fecal stain debate on this site from years ago about the flakes/specsks/dots. So that's why I wasn't sure. Btw the links from your old post doesn't work. Was there a change recently? Thanks again

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    Mon Oct 31 2016 5:57:28
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    Hi,

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