Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby Sham » Sun Jul 28, 2013 8:29 am

gaminwench wrote:Let's take a moment and lift our glasses in a cheer for ROBBIDOBBS!!!

For the last many years, the porta potties have been spectacular. I know it's hard to describe those plastic huts in those terms, but nearly everyone of them gleam and sparkle. It was almost to the point, that if I dropped my sandwich on the floor in there, I would still eat it. :shock:
Yes, three cheers for Robbidobbs and the porta potty pumpers! :D
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby delle » Sun Jul 28, 2013 9:02 am

Totally agree.

Except for the sandwich part.
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby aserendipity » Sun Jul 28, 2013 9:07 am

weirdly enough I myself explaining the difference between our fine potties
and the disgraceful condition of other events' facilities
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby Elorrum » Sun Jul 28, 2013 9:15 am

I especially like the ones with the grated floor. nice and dry.
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby delle » Sun Jul 28, 2013 9:21 am

Started practicing my shewee skills again yesterday.

It'd been a good 2 years since the kids have had to yell out "Mom!!! You left the seat up AGAIN!!!
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby Patsh » Sun Jul 28, 2013 10:54 am

delle wrote:Started practicing my shewee skills again yesterday.

It'd been a good 2 years since the kids have had to yell out "Mom!!! You left the seat up AGAIN!!!


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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby Adri » Mon Jul 29, 2013 5:40 pm

EastcoastEd wrote:With the "gifting" spirit at BM I don't imagine any tenders will be stepping up any time soon.


There was a potty attendant at the 7:30 & C jots for one afternoon late in the week last year. He'd set up a velvet rope and was wearing a tux and after each 'guest' would go in, wipe things down, spritz air freshener, and make sure there was tp. When you came out, he offered you hand sanitizer. He did this for at least an hour.

It was completely amazing.
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby littlebird » Mon Jul 29, 2013 6:39 pm

Do the porta-potties frequently run out of toilet paper? Is toting some personal 1-ply with you an absolute must? I'm a chick, btw, so potty time always involves wiping. Drip drying is the absolute worse. And it doesn't really work that well.
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby Sham » Mon Jul 29, 2013 6:50 pm

I bring several nearly empty rolls ( 2 or 3 good uses left on them) with me each year. I rearly (pun intended) have to use them, but just in case. I can also gift a few if needed. Ya, bring a few extras.
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby lemur » Mon Jul 29, 2013 7:51 pm

littlebird wrote:Do the porta-potties frequently run out of toilet paper? Is toting some personal 1-ply with you an absolute must? I'm a chick, btw, so potty time always involves wiping. Drip drying is the absolute worse. And it doesn't really work that well.


bring it.. i do.

if ya dont use it in the potty youll find some use in camp.
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby Savannah » Mon Jul 29, 2013 11:21 pm

They don't run out very frequently, but I bring at least 5 or 6 rolls of 1-ply travel t.p. from the travel-size section of any particularly large Grocery & Home style store, and always have a roll with me. Sometimes you can spot someone looking desperately for paper and gift a spare.

The JOTS near big dance camps are most likely to run out of paper, 'cause of all the traffic.
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby FIGJAM » Tue Jul 30, 2013 8:13 am

You can make your own travel size TP!

Buy the one ply and roll it on to a pencil.

Slide the pencil out and there you have it.

Much cheaper than the "camping rolls".
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby pink » Tue Jul 30, 2013 12:40 pm

Adri wrote:
EastcoastEd wrote:With the "gifting" spirit at BM I don't imagine any tenders will be stepping up any time soon.


There was a potty attendant at the 7:30 & C jots for one afternoon late in the week last year. He'd set up a velvet rope and was wearing a tux and after each 'guest' would go in, wipe things down, spritz air freshener, and make sure there was tp. When you came out, he offered you hand sanitizer. He did this for at least an hour.

It was completely amazing.


I loved that guy! I ran to pee, even though I didn't have to just to experience the Porta Potty Valet.
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby mulch » Wed Jul 31, 2013 6:16 am

I'm not leaving anything in the old escrow account no matter how long it takes. :coffee:
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby Patsh » Wed Jul 31, 2013 6:34 am

FIGJAM wrote:You can make your own travel size TP!

Buy the one ply and roll it on to a pencil.

Slide the pencil out and there you have it.

Much cheaper than the "camping rolls".


Another way is to (carefully) remove the cardboard tube, flatten the roll, and stick it in a small ziplock.
All year long, I save the almost empty rolls and they become pocket-sized without their cardboard.
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby delle » Wed Jul 31, 2013 7:07 am

Also...

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See that suspended roll up there? Very handy for just grabbing some sheets as you head off to the bank.

Also for blowing your nose. For some reason there's alot of noseblowing that comes with this particular ride.
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby ygmir » Wed Jul 31, 2013 7:40 am

I carry a hand spray bottle of lysol, and wipe the seat and handles leaving it clean and sanitized for the next participant. Always have. haha I've heard more than one "oh my" as someone enters after I leave.

easy way to gift others, too.
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby delle » Wed Jul 31, 2013 8:25 am

Most definitely, Yigg.

If more people did that, perhaps more other people would sit the fuck DOWN!!!

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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby robbidobbs » Wed Aug 07, 2013 2:42 pm

Shambala wrote:
gaminwench wrote:Let's take a moment and lift our glasses in a cheer for ROBBIDOBBS!!!

For the last many years, the porta potties have been spectacular. I know it's hard to describe those plastic huts in those terms, but nearly everyone of them gleam and sparkle. It was almost to the point, that if I dropped my sandwich on the floor in there, I would still eat it. :shock:
Yes, three cheers for Robbidobbs and the porta potty pumpers! :D


Thank you very much gaminwench and Shambala for your support.

As far as tp availability, if you happen to be camped in LOS of a pottie bank, I'd love to have you be a Pottie Friend, to distribute tp at night when the trucks aren't around and about half the poopulation is out running around. Major karma-loading!

And thank you again ygmir for your scent-sability. What a lovely community service!

The units are cleaned about every 4 hrs during daylight hours, but if there's a hose clog or other schenanigans this slows them down. So please spread the word to keep wet wipes and other trash out of the porta-johns. That definitely includes FLUSHABLE WIPES!

Another PSA is to please tell those around you when the guys are cleaning to wait patiently until they wave you in. Jumping in ahead screws up their rhythm and it won't be nice in there anyway. So feel free to perform (synchronized pee-pee dancing?) while they work, they love it!

Thank you all again for your loving community spirit!

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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby Savannah » Wed Aug 07, 2013 3:26 pm

robbidobbs wrote:Another PSA is to please tell those around you when the guys are cleaning to wait patiently until they wave you in. Jumping in ahead screws up their rhythm and it won't be nice in there anyway. So feel free to perform (synchronized pee-pee dancing?) while they work, they love it!


Now I'm imagining a choreographed, cross-legged group performance set to "The Safety Dance".

It would be cute, but not everyone would emerge dry from the experience.
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby robbidobbs » Wed Aug 07, 2013 3:39 pm

GUFFAW!!!
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby BurnerBunny » Wed Aug 07, 2013 4:11 pm

is bringing 2ply ok?
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby Savannah » Wed Aug 07, 2013 4:12 pm

You're cruising for a bruising. :lol:
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby lemur » Wed Aug 07, 2013 4:25 pm

yes, bringing two ply toilet paper is perfectly ok.
























but you cant use it in the potties.
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby ygmir » Wed Aug 07, 2013 4:34 pm

"we loves our robbi--dobbs, we do
she makes more pleasant, our pee and poo,
the leaving, same, is what I mean
lets help her keep the potties clean,
if you'll not, help clean of it,
I'll feed you sammiches, made of
















green olives, sliced thin, kippered herring, ketchup, Limburger cheese and peanut butter.
on stale bread,
soggy.
perhaps as a suppository.
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby BurnerBunny » Thu Aug 08, 2013 12:15 pm

lemur wrote:yes, bringing two ply toilet paper is perfectly ok.
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but you cant use it in the potties.


No worries, found something even better! 3 ply!

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Normally I wrap the 3 play in baby wipes for even more effective wiping goodness.
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