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Pee Jugs?

Postby nosambos » Fri May 13, 2011 11:10 am

I understand the pee jug thing. Does this mean there is a long line of folks with jugs in hand standing at the port-o-potties in the AM?
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Postby Savannah » Fri May 13, 2011 11:22 am

There are enough portapotties that there is generally either just one person ahead of you, or no waiting. If you only have a jug to dump, you can use the urinal to empty into and it's even faster.

There is usually one large portapotty with an open door and a trough much like a public urinal; this is also great for emptying a bottle into, although I admit it's a strange sensation, as a woman, to venture into a bathroom patronized usually by men.

One of the other ePlayans suggested using a fabric softener bottle, because it's large, opaque and easy to distinguish from water bottles, in the dark. I'm totally going to borrow this idea.


The portapotties are cleaned a lot, but late at night near a big rave there may be a wait for a bathroom in good condition.
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Postby snake » Fri May 13, 2011 11:35 am

i like using the folger's plastic coffee cans with snap lids, i get them at work. red for him, and green for me. nice big opening.
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Postby shykat » Fri May 13, 2011 12:14 pm

The large size Tropicana oj bottles are perfect.Large opeing and i always attach a small peice of rope to the lid to prevent losing it and it also acts as a handle.

When i had roomates i always used a pee jug in my bedroom for late night drains..............
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Postby Bounce530 » Fri May 13, 2011 12:30 pm

Savannah wrote:There is usually one large portapotty with an open door and a trough much like a public urinal; this is also great for emptying a bottle into, although I admit it's a strange sensation, as a woman, to venture into a bathroom patronized usually by men.

Even wierder sensation when some ass hat drags his bicycle into the trough hut cause "I paid too much for this bicycle for it to be stolen" and while hie's flumbling around with the bike in the hut you end up getting jammed in the ass with the handle bar!
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Postby FIGJAM » Fri May 13, 2011 12:40 pm

I save these through the year and gift em.

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Postby jkisha » Fri May 13, 2011 2:36 pm

Mostly we use them to avoid a walk to the jots in the middle of the night or first thing in the morning. Other than around the big sound camps, there are hardly any lines at the jots. And the further out you go they are even less used (hence cleaner).
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Postby VeganChoirGirl » Fri May 13, 2011 2:39 pm

I LOVE MY PEE JUG! And I agree, I am stealing that fabric softener jug idea, FOR SURE!
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Postby delle » Fri May 13, 2011 2:40 pm

Figjam, I sure hope that's oj dregs in there and not leftover driedup pee from last year.


I'm very glad to read that there actually are urinals. At some point I was led to believe they were a myth... and when I started thinking about what a mess they'd be unprotected from the dust, I just settled into a "no urinals for me" mode, where all my practice with my shewee was good only for local outdoor parties here (where I'm a freaking SENSATION with it, letmetellyou) and in-tent, in-bottle convenience.
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Postby C187 » Fri May 13, 2011 2:56 pm

Yep you can find the stand up loo acting as an endcap to the aisle of blue. They are larger then the normal porta's and contain two troth's.

I would think a OJ container would be easier to handle vs a fabric softer container. But then again, what do I know.
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Postby Minxy » Fri May 13, 2011 3:04 pm

Pee jugs are awesome. Or pee buckets. Pee coffee cans. I've purchased various funnel/hose/nozzle thingies at Home Depot and Harbor Freight that have been super helpful in the past.

I usually carry something of that sort along with me for longgggg trips just in case I get stuck somewhere. Like exodus/entry line, for example.

It may be TMI, but when I was stuck in Exodus once I had to go so bad I was about to explode. I was so desperate I got out of my car (left it in line as everyone had been sitting still for about 30 minutes) and ran to a nearby solo porta potty. It was COMPLETELY overflowing inside and horrible.

I ran back climbed into the back of my minivan and used an empty large size coffee can I was taking home as trash.

Gross, maybe, but seriously necessary. You do what ya gotta do!
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Postby FIGJAM » Fri May 13, 2011 3:37 pm

delle wrote:Figjam, I sure hope that's oj dregs in there and not leftover driedup pee from last year.


I'm very glad to read that there actually are urinals. At some point I was led to believe they were a myth... and when I started thinking about what a mess they'd be unprotected from the dust, I just settled into a "no urinals for me" mode, where all my practice with my shewee was good only for local outdoor parties here (where I'm a freaking SENSATION with it, letmetellyou) and in-tent, in-bottle convenience.



:lol: Saw the thread and checked the fridge, drank the oj and took the pic before I rinced it for storage.
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Postby theCryptofishist » Fri May 13, 2011 5:53 pm

C187 wrote:Yep you can find the stand up loo acting as an endcap to the aisle of blue. They are larger then the normal porta's and contain two troth's.

I would think a OJ container would be easier to handle vs a fabric softer container. But then again, what do I know.

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Postby capjbadger » Fri May 13, 2011 6:11 pm

The gallonsize gatorade jugs are perfect. Built in handle:

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Postby ibdave » Fri May 13, 2011 9:05 pm

FIGJAM wrote:I save these through the year and gift em.

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kilbuck made a great label "pee jug" for this size jug...
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Postby motskyroonmatick » Fri May 13, 2011 9:25 pm

I have used a big 2 gallon bucket. Its not very discrete and um.... I get a little :oops: carrying it at times when someone calls me over to have a conversation. I'm going with the laundry detergent container one of my Xes left here many years ago. First I have to use the detergent up though. I'll catch hell for sweet smelling clothes at work but I'll call it prep for the burn and it will be all worth while. :)
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Postby Bexx » Fri May 13, 2011 10:09 pm

I used one of my empty gallon water bottles. Then used a canvas grocery bag to cart it to the porgies. I like the idea of the fabric softener bottles tho!

Also my iPad auto corrected "potties" to "porgies" I think that is what imna call them for now on!
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Postby jkisha » Fri May 13, 2011 10:22 pm

Bexx wrote:I used one of my empty gallon water bottles. Then used a canvas grocery bag to cart it to the porgies. I like the idea of the fabric softener bottles tho!

Also my iPad auto corrected "potties" to "porgies" I think that is what imna call them for now on!


That iPad auto-correct is something else! Catches me all the time.
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Postby Token » Sat May 14, 2011 4:54 pm

It is just fucking amazing how much advice there is to be given on something as rudimentary as taking a piss.
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Postby motskyroonmatick » Sat May 14, 2011 6:38 pm

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Postby Dr Helix » Sat May 14, 2011 7:11 pm

FIGJAM wrote:I save these through the year and gift em.

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Postby ygmir » Sat May 14, 2011 7:35 pm

usually, by now, a simply answered thread like this has drifted into hillarity.........'cmon people......where's the funny:

"Hey, that's not hair conditioner, that's my pee jug". stories.
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Postby theCryptofishist » Sat May 14, 2011 9:11 pm

ygmir wrote:usually, by now, a simply answered thread like this has drifted into hillarity.........'cmon people......where's the funny:

"Hey, that's not hair conditioner, that's my pee jug". stories.

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Postby ygmir » Sat May 14, 2011 10:00 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:
ygmir wrote:usually, by now, a simply answered thread like this has drifted into hillarity.........'cmon people......where's the funny:

"Hey, that's not hair conditioner, that's my pee jug". stories.

We don't want to hurt your feelings by dredging up the mistakes and embarrassments of your past.


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Postby oneeyeddick » Sat May 14, 2011 10:09 pm

I use a 5 gallon gascan, and then leave it out where someone might steal it thinking it gas for thier artcar/gennie.

This tactic has only backfired once.
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Postby theCryptofishist » Sat May 14, 2011 10:23 pm

Ladies and gentlemen, we have a winner.
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Postby motskyroonmatick » Sun May 15, 2011 12:18 am

oneeyeddick wrote:I use a 5 gallon gascan, and then leave it out where someone might steal it thinking it gas for thier artcar/gennie.

This tactic has only backfired once.


Ha ha ha ha ha! I left a gas can of icky grey water next to my garbage can for three weeks once. It got "stolen." I only wonder with glee what hell the person went through if they emptied it in to their tank. OMG!

Being of the mechanical type....Oh fuck that would be terrible.
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Postby Clar-i-ty » Sun May 15, 2011 12:40 am

Personally I don't generally use them...I'm generally fortunate enough to be close but not too close to the JOTS.

That said my thought is something with a large opening but a handle.

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Postby MyDearFriend » Sun May 15, 2011 5:12 am

Clar-i-ty wrote:Personally I don't generally use them...I'm generally fortunate enough to be close but not too close to the JOTS.

That said my thought is something with a large opening but a handle.

My aim just ain't what it use to be.


Yeah, I think I would just as soon stumble to the JOTS as fumble with a jug and then empty it etc.

Having emptied uncounted thousands of urinal jugs over the past 30+ years, I am grateful to be able to manage without one, frankly.

But, knowing that I don't know what I don't know, I will bring a jug and hope I never need it. 8)
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Postby Clar-i-ty » Sun May 15, 2011 5:23 am

MyDearFriend wrote:
Clar-i-ty wrote:Personally I don't generally use them...I'm generally fortunate enough to be close but not too close to the JOTS.

That said my thought is something with a large opening but a handle.

My aim just ain't what it use to be.


Yeah, I think I would just as soon stumble to the JOTS as fumble with a jug and then empty it etc.

Having emptied uncounted thousands of urinal jugs over the past 30+ years, I am grateful to be able to manage without one, frankly.

But, knowing that I don't know what I don't know, I will bring a jug and hope I never need it. 8)


Which reminds me of my decompression camping trip last year.

I got to the camp site late, didn't have dinner then drank Sailor Jerry's later into the night, which resulted in a 2:30AM frantic stumble to the outhouse in which I tripped over the parking pillars, and still managed to hold my bladder as I tumbled down a moderate grade. I credit years of training from the Playa.

Pee jug would have been good then.
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