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Arriving / Exodus & need a potty

Postby BettySaidWot » Fri Jan 06, 2012 2:37 pm

I've arrived early-on for a couple of years, but once I arrived at the height of arrivals and waited plenty long in the entry line up. One thing that you must be prepared for is NO POTTIES IN THE LINE UP - not at least until you're real close to the gates. The last potty before the event is at the curve in the road beyond Gerlach. After that, the next potties are near will call. If someone in your car really has to go, this is a problem. Ditto at Exodus (even longer wait times!).

1. Could the BMOrg please place some potties out there on the drive onto / out of the playa so that those waiting in line (who've had a lot of coffee) have a place to go.
2. Participants should have a jug and a pee funnel ready in their vehicle. Also a bag sturdy enough to hold a dump.
3. It's ok to run around the lineups knocking on RV doors but that's also imposing on others. See #2.

One year in the lineup my wife experienced that thing when you have to pee so bad that when you finally do get a chance to pee, the pee won't come. Her pee was frozen and she couldn't use the jug we'd brought. Then it started getting painful for her. I jumped out of the car and knocked on some RV doors to ask for help for her to see if anyone would mind if she used their john. Some British girls in an RV said their bathroom wasn't working, and one of the girls in their group had to poo in a bag. Finally I found a group in an RV willing to let her use their john.

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Re: Arriving / Exodus & need a potty

Postby lucky420 » Fri Jan 06, 2012 2:55 pm

Or you could always wear Depends or some other adult type diaper :wink:
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Re: Arriving / Exodus & need a potty

Postby JayBobBoy » Fri Jan 06, 2012 8:56 pm

I agree with your rule #2.

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Re: Arriving / Exodus & need a potty

Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Jan 06, 2012 9:16 pm

Plus, it's so much handier for a long drive, like when you're stalking someone and you don't know when you'll get to a toilet.
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Re: Arriving / Exodus & need a potty

Postby lucky420 » Sat Jan 07, 2012 10:41 am

Well she was an astronaut, kinda sorta
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Re: Arriving / Exodus & need a potty

Postby theCryptofishist » Sat Jan 07, 2012 10:54 am

And astronauts are used to being in confined in dark womb-like places and to peeing without much thought.
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Re: Arriving / Exodus & need a potty

Postby unjonharley » Sat Jan 07, 2012 10:56 am

Oh! Put a cork in it.
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Re: Arriving / Exodus & need a potty

Postby CornMan » Sat Jan 07, 2012 11:03 am

Just tow in one of these.

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Re: Arriving / Exodus & need a potty

Postby unjonharley » Sat Jan 07, 2012 11:30 am

Zeke Chaparral wrote:Just tow in one of these.

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That would be a real bidet, on the move
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Re: Arriving / Exodus & need a potty

Postby NellieX » Tue Jan 10, 2012 10:12 pm

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Re: Arriving / Exodus & need a potty

Postby Savannah » Tue Jan 10, 2012 10:56 pm

NellieX wrote:Image


The Go Girl is workable (and compact, though I think it suffers for its compactness--it's harder to use). The Freshette "Sport & Travel" is my favorite. It's not cheap. ($27 @ a major internet retailer right now? Yikes. I paid less than $20 a few years ago).

I've heard great things about the pStyle, secondhand.

All of them take practice at home. There is a learning curve. :lol:
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Re: Arriving / Exodus & need a potty

Postby ygmir » Tue Jan 10, 2012 11:00 pm

*runs out to register new class idea and apply as instructor*
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Re: Arriving / Exodus & need a potty

Postby Savannah » Tue Jan 10, 2012 11:12 pm

I've said too much. :shock:
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Re: Arriving / Exodus & need a potty

Postby ygmir » Tue Jan 10, 2012 11:16 pm

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Re: Arriving / Exodus & need a potty

Postby oneeyeddick » Tue Jan 10, 2012 11:57 pm

That looks like your are going DPW fishing with a chunk of crack.
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Re: Arriving / Exodus & need a potty

Postby Bob » Wed Jan 11, 2012 2:03 am

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Re: Arriving / Exodus & need a potty

Postby teardropper » Thu Jan 12, 2012 9:18 pm

If you're a guy, get a bottle with an opening you can stick your dick in...

And they already told you about the Go Girl. They work. Better get your own bottle...

You really should have figured that one out...

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Re: Arriving / Exodus & need a potty

Postby jojofroyo » Wed Apr 11, 2012 1:09 pm

This last year during early entry on Friday(they were probably locked till Sunday) and Exodus on Monday there were porta potties down gate road starting about a 1/2 mile from the highway.
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Re: Arriving / Exodus & need a potty

Postby ygmir » Wed Apr 11, 2012 1:16 pm

Savannah wrote:
NellieX wrote:Image


The Go Girl is workable (and compact, though I think it suffers for its compactness--it's harder to use). The Freshette "Sport & Travel" is my favorite. It's not cheap. ($27 @ a major internet retailer right now? Yikes. I paid less than $20 a few years ago).

I've heard great things about the pStyle, secondhand.

All of them take practice at home. There is a learning curve. :lol:


I bet that'd hold a scoop of icecream, even two!! of course, you can't eat the cone, but, drinking the melted part should be easy........


I love multi use devices.
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Re: Arriving / Exodus & need a potty

Postby Drawingablank » Wed Apr 11, 2012 1:45 pm

While I agree that a jug (and if needed a funnel) is a good thing to have - I seem to recall fairly regularly spaced JOTS along most of the entry road. Since I was in that entry line about 5 or 6 hours maybe I just had more time to notice them, but even in the dark they were pretty obvious because of the foot traffic heading to and from them across the lanes.
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Re: Arriving / Exodus & need a potty

Postby ygmir » Wed Apr 11, 2012 2:09 pm

Drawingablank wrote:While I agree that a jug (and if needed a funnel) is a good thing to have - I seem to recall fairly regularly spaced JOTS along most of the entry road. Since I was in that entry line about 5 or 6 hours maybe I just had more time to notice them, but even in the dark they were pretty obvious because of the foot traffic heading to and from them across the lanes.


yup......and it may be even better this year.
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Re: Arriving / Exodus & need a potty

Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Apr 11, 2012 2:20 pm

yggy
Any "special fishy toilets"?
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Re: Arriving / Exodus & need a potty

Postby ygmir » Wed Apr 11, 2012 2:22 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:yggy
Any "special fishy toilets"?


I believe so.......I'll bring it up, though.
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Re: Arriving / Exodus & need a potty

Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Apr 11, 2012 2:23 pm

ygmir wrote:
theCryptofishist wrote:yggy
Any "special fishy toilets"?


I believe so.......I'll bring it up, though.

If you could get an idea of the frequency, that would be helpful, too.

And thanks, yggy!
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Re: Arriving / Exodus & need a potty

Postby ygmir » Wed Apr 11, 2012 2:25 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:
ygmir wrote:
theCryptofishist wrote:yggy
Any "special fishy toilets"?


I believe so.......I'll bring it up, though.

If you could get an idea of the frequency, that would be helpful, too.

And thanks, yggy!


frequency, in general and also ADA Jots?

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Re: Arriving / Exodus & need a potty

Postby graidawg » Wed Apr 11, 2012 3:28 pm

Savannah wrote:
NellieX wrote:Image


The Go Girl is workable (and compact, though I think it suffers for its compactness--it's harder to use). The Freshette "Sport & Travel" is my favorite. It's not cheap. ($27 @ a major internet retailer right now? Yikes. I paid less than $20 a few years ago).

I've heard great things about the pStyle, secondhand.

All of them take practice at home. There is a learning curve. :lol:



do they not work as well new then?

something guys learn when mum takes the nappy off
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Re: Arriving / Exodus & need a potty

Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Apr 11, 2012 4:17 pm

graidawg wrote:
Savannah wrote:
NellieX wrote:Image


The Go Girl is workable (and compact, though I think it suffers for its compactness--it's harder to use). The Freshette "Sport & Travel" is my favorite. It's not cheap. ($27 @ a major internet retailer right now? Yikes. I paid less than $20 a few years ago).

I've heard great things about the pStyle, secondhand.

All of them take practice at home. There is a learning curve. :lol:



do they not work as well new then?

something guys learn when mum takes the nappy off

Hm. I've seen some piddles on the floor. Some guys don't seem to learn at all...
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