Pee Jugs?

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Re: Pee Jugs?

Postby Asquared » Thu Apr 25, 2013 2:22 pm

Boijoy wrote:I use one of those 5 gallong bucket with the removable toilet lid. I like to take a nice "sit" :-)


i have one of these and for other camping/festival trips, i love it. i also have a little pop-up tent to put it in.

my thought was...is this really needed? maybe only use it for at night?
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Re: Pee Jugs?

Postby Savannah » Thu Apr 25, 2013 2:37 pm

Needed? No. Not for most.

I didn't even try a bottle + funnel until 2010 or so.

A bucket is "too much" for me, for example. Too much work! Too much space. Etc.

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Re: Pee Jugs?

Postby maladroit » Thu Apr 25, 2013 3:13 pm

I'm on the fence whether the convenience of a pee jug is worth the very real risk of tipping it over uncapped inside your tent.

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Re: Pee Jugs?

Postby Boijoy » Fri Apr 26, 2013 9:54 am

sit it outside the door when not in use. ta da !
Asq.. for me it's essential. I pee about 3 times during the night & schlepping to the portos is a pain & I don't like my "nighty" dragging on the floor of those things. :oops: so yeah. It's an idividual decision.
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Re: Pee Jugs?

Postby 171/348 » Fri Apr 26, 2013 10:43 am

Probably a repeat post...But in the name of all things good and holey please PLEASE make sure the jug is big enough! There is nothing worse than overfilling the jug in the middle of the night. Well, ok, spilling it is worse I guess... But over-filling the jug comes with it's own set of problems i.e. trying to stop and what did you hit when you lost aiming control. What are you still hitting because you can't solve the stopping puzzle. Damn, did I really just drop the bottle?
A handle. I like a nice handle on the jug too.
Those water bottles from Reno are the best pee jugs ever.

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Re: Pee Jugs?

Postby FIGJAM » Fri Apr 26, 2013 11:20 am

I can get about 3 bladders full into my "Simply Orange" jug before having to empty it.

Has a large mouth, a handle, and the screw on top is easy to use even in the dark. 8)
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Re: Pee Jugs?

Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Apr 26, 2013 11:29 am

Maybe we need to have a pee jug competition at the meet'n'greet this year...
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Re: Pee Jugs?

Postby Dr. Pyro » Fri Apr 26, 2013 11:51 am

Brilliant!!!

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Re: Pee Jugs?

Postby Savannah » Fri Apr 26, 2013 12:00 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:Maybe we need to have a pee jug competition at the meet'n'greet this year...


Dr. Pyro wrote:Brilliant!!!


:lol:

171/348 wrote:Probably a repeat post...But in the name of all things good and holey please PLEASE make sure the jug is big enough! There is nothing worse than overfilling the jug in the middle of the night. Well, ok, spilling it is worse I guess... But over-filling the jug comes with it's own set of problems i.e. trying to stop and what did you hit when you lost aiming control. What are you still hitting because you can't solve the stopping puzzle. Damn, did I really just drop the bottle?
A handle. I like a nice handle on the jug too.
Those water bottles from Reno are the best pee jugs ever.


Yeah, if you're going to try a bottle, don't select something really small. :lol: A 100-oz detergent bottle is good. Opaque, & unlikely to be confused with a water bottle.
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Re: Pee Jugs?

Postby forty_eight » Fri Apr 26, 2013 12:11 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:Maybe we need to have a pee jug competition at the meet'n'greet this year...


waiting for categories ...

smallest jug (skill award)
most volume to space ratio (efficiency award)
best decorated (radical self expression award)

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Re: Pee Jugs?

Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Apr 26, 2013 12:24 pm

And I was all hung up on the mechanics. Do we keep putting water down everyone's throat or do we have everyone do two or three, count their votes on those and do some sort of algorithm to figure it all out...
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Re: Pee Jugs?

Postby forty_eight » Fri Apr 26, 2013 12:30 pm

Hold your pee until the MNG!!

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Re: Pee Jugs?

Postby maladroit » Fri Apr 26, 2013 1:55 pm

I think we should accept all types of decorated jugs for consideration.

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Re: Pee Jugs?

Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Apr 26, 2013 2:25 pm

Should we have a chamber pot division?
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Re: Pee Jugs?

Postby forty_eight » Fri Apr 26, 2013 3:07 pm

Who's bringing the Lasix ... that should get things moving.

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Re: Pee Jugs?

Postby hippyDdoc » Sun Apr 28, 2013 7:13 am

Any thought on disaster prep 5 gallon buckets, with a garbage liner.

http://www.quakekare.com/bucket-style-toilet-p-33.html

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Re: Pee Jugs?

Postby theCryptofishist » Sun Apr 28, 2013 9:26 am

It's going to be bulky. unjon uses something like that, or carries if for emergencies.
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Re: Pee Jugs?

Postby TomServo » Sun Apr 28, 2013 10:11 am

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Re: Pee Jugs?

Postby maladroit » Sun Apr 28, 2013 3:49 pm

Brilliant! Use the flashlight to see well enough to pee into the boots, while thinking about Dr. Who.

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Re: Pee Jugs?

Postby Drawingablank » Sun Apr 28, 2013 4:15 pm

maladroit wrote:Brilliant! Use the flashlight to see well enough to pee into the boots, while thinking about Dr. Who.

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Re: Pee Jugs?

Postby Savannah » Sun Apr 28, 2013 4:17 pm

maladroit wrote:Brilliant! Use the flashlight to see well enough to pee into the boots, while thinking about Dr. Who.

:lol: :lol:
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Re: Pee Jugs?

Postby theCryptofishist » Sun Apr 28, 2013 5:18 pm

I thought we agreed that all Doctor Who comments would be in the Doctor Who thread.
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Re: Pee Jugs?

Postby TomServo » Sun Apr 28, 2013 5:42 pm

maladroit wrote:Brilliant! Use the flashlight to see well enough to pee into the boots, while thinking about Dr. Who.


THE TARDIS! THAT'S WHAT THEY LOOK LIKE!

I was gonna mention, you can remove the battery and piss in the flashlight. More discreet than emptying a rubber boot.
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Re: Pee Jugs?

Postby Zhust » Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:06 am

Thus far my ideal solution has been the liquid laundry detergent jug. Free in other people's recycle bins, wide mouth, pours well, has a screw-on cap, holds 3-4 bladders-full, and not confused with beverage. In general, peeing inside your tent will require a headlamp, a funnel (depending on your physiology), and wherewithal.
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Re: Pee Jugs?

Postby tatonka » Mon Apr 29, 2013 5:00 pm

If these had a wood bottom and the funnels could also be made of wood and you could burn them when your at the end of the week :)

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Re: Pee Jugs?

Postby SquirrelHead » Tue Apr 30, 2013 11:31 am

theCryptofishist wrote:Maybe we need to have a pee jug competition at the meet'n'greet this year...


I like this idea. We will need some rubber gloves for anyone involved of course. :lol:
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Re: Pee Jugs?

Postby forty_eight » Tue Apr 30, 2013 2:27 pm

You can't over prepare for BRC?

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I disagree.

This would win the sadist category for the MNG ... hands down (or up)!

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Re: Pee Jugs?

Postby tatonka » Sat May 25, 2013 8:54 pm

Ok so been useing a pee jug at night at home and its alot better than getting up ,and I fall back asleep right away. Well I go to use it last night , I reach down unscrew the cap and put it down than grab my boot and almost pee'd in it. :roll:
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Re: Pee Jugs?

Postby maladroit » Sat May 25, 2013 10:41 pm

tatonka wrote:Ok so been useing a pee jug at night at home and its alot better than getting up ,and I fall back asleep right away. Well I go to use it last night , I reach down unscrew the cap and put it down than grab my boot and almost pee'd in it. :roll:


It would be ok with just pee...otherwise, "There's a snake in my boot!"

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Re: Pee Jugs?

Postby knowmad » Sun May 26, 2013 1:57 am

kinda confused.
I can still piss on yer tent. Right?
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