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

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

Postby Bexx » Wed Aug 17, 2011 2:46 pm

I opened the door and screamed " MOTHERFUCKERS! CLEAN UP YOUR PISS!" last year when I entered a potty.
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby silveretta » Sat Aug 20, 2011 4:58 pm

Just bumping this one up. :-)

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

Postby BBadger » Sat Aug 20, 2011 8:40 pm

I think I'll bring a marker and put a nice message at "eye level" for those assholes who decide to soil our shitters.
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby robbidobbs » Sun Aug 21, 2011 1:48 pm

Do it. JotS has already approved Sharpies for self-expression. They love our graffiti - it's the most intelligent and interesting they ever get to read. And since you're improving their lives by your expression, they like this even better.
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby jella » Wed Aug 24, 2011 4:54 pm

robbidobbs wrote:Do it. JotS has already approved Sharpies for self-expression. They love our graffiti - it's the most intelligent and interesting they ever get to read. And since you're improving their lives by your expression, they like this even better.
Thank you!

So it's ok to write on the Jots.....hmmmmmm hehe such possibilities
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby BBadger » Wed Aug 24, 2011 5:55 pm

Yeah, I'll bring some sharpies along to help bring wisdom to the walls of the commode. I was once enlightened by such wise words ("USE THE URINAL FOR PISSING ASSHOLE!") and I hope I can help others equally.
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby JoeJoe » Thu Aug 25, 2011 10:38 am

Wish I could write on the walls of the stalls here at the office. Not only are there urinals you can opt to use, people don't even lift the seat (you can even use your freaking shoe toe if you are THAT much of a phobe). Sad and disgusting and lazy.

Also, side note, in my experience cleaning bathrooms due to my prior jobs at places... I've come to discover that WOMEN are 10 times worse than men when it comes to seriously jacking up a bathroom. I'm talking every day I worked in my teens (grocery store) I'd find fluids and solids of all colors and variety on the floor, sometimes walls, always on/under the seat in the woman's bathroom. Toilets would be stopped up due to tampons and giant wads of TP, even had one (admittedly elderly and probably not very sane) lady who we KNEW was going to be a wall sprayer whenever we saw her, due to past experience cleaning after her. We finally decided she must be more flexible than she looks and must practice her diving forms (jackknife) when she expels the demons.

The men's generally had some pee on the seat/floor and that's about it. Now, these experiences were a good 15 years ago or more, but that's what i learned.

Final side note, to whomever decided to tile the floor in our office bathroom... Why would you use SHINY and REFLECTIVE tiles everywhere? What a stupid idea.

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

Postby mudpuppy000 » Thu Aug 25, 2011 11:04 am

Hmm so sharpies are cool? How about stickers?

BTW, if you're that afraid of germs, bring some freaking lysol and clean off the seat before you plant your ass. :)

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

Postby lemur » Thu Aug 25, 2011 11:34 am

as far as i can tell sharpies are OK because they can sand/grind off the messages post event very easily

stickers... probably not.
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby EastcoastEd » Sat Aug 27, 2011 2:17 pm

Isn't it funny, every sex ed class you go to they tell you you can't get a disease from a toilet seat or a door knob, yet everybody hovers and that makes it worse. How fucked up does one have to be to miss a urinal; guys... if you can't hit the urinal then sit on the toilet like a chic does. Both bike weeks in Daytona have massive amounts of port-a-potties, but they allow tenders and they make tips....and lots of tips at that. With the "gifting" spirit at BM I don't imagine any tenders will be stepping up any time soon.
One can only imagine the horror of a hoverer who steps into one of these to throw up.

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

Postby robbidobbs » Wed Sep 07, 2011 4:23 pm

EastcoastEd wrote:Both bike weeks in Daytona have massive amounts of port-a-potties, but they allow tenders and they make tips....and lots of tips at that. With the "gifting" spirit at BM I don't imagine any tenders will be stepping up any time soon.

Please clarify.

If I'm interpreting this correctly, I "tend" the entire city.

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

Postby FIGJAM » Wed Sep 07, 2011 4:34 pm

I hung a string of 20 "Simply Orange" jugs on the sany post at 5&H, and they were gone in an hour.

I found that peeing in a jug in camp, makes people a little more careful where they are "spraying" ,and when dumping the jugs every mourning at the portos, were less careless about getting ALL the pee in the urinal!

YAY for pee jugs!!! 8)
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby hookahdude » Wed Sep 07, 2011 4:53 pm

Mojojita wrote:Last year I was just entering one of the portos when the door of the one next to it flew open and a lady with her pants down around her ankles screamed at the person who had exited just before her, "you pissed one the seat, you whore"!!!!!!

I just choked on my coffee... Post a damn warning next time... :P

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

Postby BBadger » Thu Sep 08, 2011 6:56 am

I tried to do my part by posting notices to would-be hoverers in the porta potties I graced the presence of including a visual depiction of what a hoverer looked like, if the reader was unfamiliar with the term. Hopefully it helped at least somewhat.
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby Irreverent Moniker » Thu Sep 08, 2011 7:41 am

Was anyone else fairly impressed with the jots this year? I felt they stayed much cleaner than they usually do.
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby shykat » Thu Sep 08, 2011 8:28 am

The jots were almost perfect this year. We stayed on a street that the jots were on and a soon as we saw the the trucks drive by, we walked over to the spottless cans and did our biz.
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby robbidobbs » Thu Sep 08, 2011 9:43 am

The potties were extraordinary this year. Yes, we have a ways to go, but we are consistently improving. I believe that my diatribe about the excrementally correct way to hover helped a lot.

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

Postby AntiM » Thu Sep 08, 2011 2:44 pm

In addition to posting the poems, maybe we should post pics of happy burners in the pots with asses firmly planted! I'd model!
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby lemur » Wed Jul 24, 2013 11:12 pm

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

Postby Malcolm » Sat Jul 27, 2013 11:26 am

How often to the Blue Rockets get emptied out during the week?

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

Postby theCryptofishist » Sat Jul 27, 2013 11:43 am

2 to 3 times a day.
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby lemur » Sat Jul 27, 2013 11:57 am

the potties at burning man are the cleanest that ive encountered at any public event/festival


i cant speak for the claims of the ones near the huge dance camps being disgusting at times as i dont frequent those areas, but i certainly believe it.


elsewhere, where it is just campers in their camp, not near huge arena style music stages which attract thousands, they are quite clean.
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby Savannah » Sat Jul 27, 2013 3:38 pm

BBadger wrote: At the very least you could have it play "Ride of the Valkyries" or something to get the bowels going.


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

Postby theCryptofishist » Sat Jul 27, 2013 6:42 pm

You could add it in manually when you do want it...
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby maladroit » Sat Jul 27, 2013 8:35 pm

We had the ones right next to Distrikt, and it was a lost cause to attempt your business after midnight. Between midnight and 8am, I swear they must have been swapping out the entire row of blue rooms...the difference was that amazing. I hope that these testimonies of appreciation for the porta-potty service crews reach them somehow.

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

Postby danibel » Sat Jul 27, 2013 10:04 pm

I tell every virgin the golden rule: BE NEAT, SIT YOUR ASS ON THE SEAT.

If it makes you feel better, please wipe it down with 1 ply first. The one time clorox wipes and a ziplock in the carry pack is a good idea too if you are THAT concerned about germs.
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby TomServo » Sat Jul 27, 2013 11:08 pm

the potties at burning man are the cleanest that ive encountered at any public event/festival


They are NOW! In 2001 or 2002 the shit suckers threatened or did walk out, the last days of the event..because the PP's were soo bad. Mainly, trash dumped in the hole. There were piles of shit a good foot above the seat level....That's when I say, HOVER AWAY!
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby gaminwench » Sun Jul 28, 2013 12:13 am

Let's take a moment and lift our glasses in a cheer for ROBBIDOBBS!!!
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Re: Yeah, You! No Hovering in the Porta Potty!!

Postby Bounce530 » Sun Jul 28, 2013 1:37 am

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

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

Postby Malcolm » Sun Jul 28, 2013 7:51 am

lemur wrote:

i cant speak for the claims of the ones near the huge dance camps being disgusting at times as i dont frequent those areas, but i certainly believe it.

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