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The clever French take waterless urinals public



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

    Wood chips, straw, and urine. First thing that comes to mind is a dirty gerbil cage.........yuk!
  • MilanD
    MilanD Member Posts: 1,160
    Les pipis sauvages. :smiley: Everything sounds better in French.
  • kcopp
    kcopp Member Posts: 4,441
    Truth is stranger than fiction.....
  • Harvey Ramer
    Harvey Ramer Member Posts: 2,239
    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?
  • Gordy
    Gordy Member Posts: 9,546
    edited February 2017
    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
    And everyone thought Euro-peeen' cities were cleaner....
    Serving Northern Maine HVAC & Controls. I burn wood, it smells good!
    EBEBRATT-Ed Member Posts: 15,616
    Guess they don't have any McDonalds or Dunkin Doughnuts over there
  • STEVEusaPA
    STEVEusaPA Member Posts: 6,505
    You know some jack@zz is going to stick a GoPro in there and post videos.

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  • flat_twin
    flat_twin Member Posts: 350
    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
    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.

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