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The clever French take waterless urinals public

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  • Gordy
    Gordy Member Posts: 9,546
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    Why? Because we are French......

    Wood chips, straw, and urine. First thing that comes to mind is a dirty gerbil cage.........yuk!
    Solid_Fuel_Man
  • MilanD
    MilanD Member Posts: 1,160
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    Les pipis sauvages. :smiley: Everything sounds better in French.
    Solid_Fuel_Man
  • kcopp
    kcopp Member Posts: 4,441
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    Truth is stranger than fiction.....
  • Harvey Ramer
    Harvey Ramer Member Posts: 2,239
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    Cities can definitely start stinking. I think its a good idea, what they are doing. 2 years ago I was in New Orleans. Get anywhere close to bourbon street, or the whole French Quarter actually, you can smell the stench.
    Maybe its a French thing?
    Solid_Fuel_Man
  • Gordy
    Gordy Member Posts: 9,546
    edited February 2017
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    im thinking when it is cold it will be used to keep warm by someone. Of course probably when it gets refreshed would be the best opportunity.

    Either by curling up inside, or using a match.
  • Solid_Fuel_Man
    Solid_Fuel_Man Member Posts: 2,646
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    And everyone thought Euro-peeen' cities were cleaner....
    Serving Northern Maine HVAC & Controls. I burn wood, it smells good!
    Gordy
  • EBEBRATT-Ed
    EBEBRATT-Ed Member Posts: 15,616
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    Guess they don't have any McDonalds or Dunkin Doughnuts over there
  • STEVEusaPA
    STEVEusaPA Member Posts: 6,505
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    You know some jack@zz is going to stick a GoPro in there and post videos.

    There was an error rendering this rich post.

  • flat_twin
    flat_twin Member Posts: 350
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    Downtown Toledo... I didn't know what a public restroom the landscaping outside the Greyhound bus terminal was until I had to hand dig a new phone line to the walk up payphone. YUCK!!
  • BobC
    BobC Member Posts: 5,479
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    We had that problem over in Korea. A remote mountaintop site with no running water, we had an out house on the site (deluxe two holer with a 60w light bulb on the ceiling).

    The radio shack was several hundred feet from the outhouse so we used step out back of the shack to take a leak in a pit right on the edge of a 500 ft cliff. No problem in the winter but come summuh it did get a bit odoriferous.

    Anybody who has ever been in the army knows they LOVE paperwork. We used to save the old code books, memo's, magazines and whatnot and when things got right we would burn that pit out.

    It worked every time and didn't need anything more than a match.

    Bob
    Smith G8-3 with EZ Gas @ 90,000 BTU, Single pipe steam
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    MilanD