Toilet parts manufacturer Fluidmaster designated October as “National Toilet Repair Month” and has been running a contest for funny toilet repair stories on its Web site. The contest ends Dec. 31. One winner is selected on the 15th of each month to receive $100 and have his or her “Toilet Tale” posted on the company's Web site at

October was selected as National Toilet Repair Month because it is historically a strong sales period for toilet repair products.