(Closed) Spinoff! How Do You Feel About Using Public Restrooms?

posted 6 years ago in The Lounge
  • poll: Using the public restrooms?
    Oh HELL no, you couldn't pay me to use one : (7 votes)
    5 %
    I don't have a problem using public restrooms : (83 votes)
    54 %
    I only use them if I have to urinate : (49 votes)
    32 %
    I only go in there to sit in a stall, make fart noises and goof off : (5 votes)
    3 %
    This is probably the funniest poll I've seen this week! : (9 votes)
    6 %
  • Post # 3
    1471 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    It really doesn’t bug me. Darling Husband on the other hand is a huge germ-a-phobe and avoids them if at all possible.

    Post # 4
    3625 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    If I had the choice, I wouldn’t use one. But sometimes, you just gotta go, so you don’t really have a choice (especially when you are PG!). Then I would aim for a cleaner one.

    Generally speaking, most suburban bathrooms don’t horrify me, but the ones I encounter at gas stations on road trips do. Most recent, I had to go like REALLY BAD and the gas station one was disgusting. It was a unisex bathroom and the urinal was flooded over and the flood was covered in probably .5-1″ of urine. At that point, I was sad I’m a terrible squatter because it would’ve been better to just go in public.

    Post # 5
    831 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    If they are reasonably clean they don’t bother me.

    However, I really do wish that all us ladies could agree to just sit down when we pee and not do the hovering thing. It just gets pee all over the seat and people don’t wipe it off and even if they do it’s really just gross. But I know there is zero chance of getting us all on the same page with THAT.

    Post # 6
    955 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    @kimm99:  I hear you on that.




    Post # 7
    13096 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    Public bathrooms don’t bother me at all.  I try to pick a clean looking stall but I don’t purposefully try to avoid them or anything.

    Post # 8
    1123 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    They are a BIG no for me, unless I’m far from home and about to mess myself. Sounds bad but once “popped a squat” (as my fiance calls it) in the woods to avoid using the public bathroom. The bathroom was horrible though and most of the stalls had feces and such all over the place and it smelled terrible.


    I’ve done so as well out side of families homes (one in particular) that has disgusting bathrooms. Especially for number two. The idea of a possible splash of water from a public toilet horrifies me

    Post # 9
    965 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    I’m a flusher!  If I MUST do a #2 in a public restroom, I flush that toilet like there’s no tomorrow!  I try to make it home if I possibly can! o_O

    Post # 10
    1019 posts
    Bumble bee

    Not all public restrooms are created equal. Some are great, but others are disgusting. I do have to say that I third that women should stop squatting to pee – I never understood the logic in it. It’s so unclean that you’re peeing on it?

    Post # 11
    2065 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: December 2011

    Meh, when you gotta go, you gotta go. Unless it’s just an absolutely disgusting mess, it really doesn’t bother me.

    And oh god yes, stop the hovering to pee phenomenon. It accomplishes nothing except leaving a mess for the next person.

    Post # 12
    4272 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    It depends on the place. I have seen some pretty nasty things that made me not want to pee anymore.

    Post # 13
    4375 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I’m fine with them, unless they’re really dirty or disgusting. I do try to avoid gas stations, except for places like Sheetz where they are usually very clean. I don’t think twice about places like restaurants or stores.

    Post # 14
    6355 posts
    Bee Keeper

    I avoid them when at all possible.

    And I will not stop hovering. What if the person before me was peeing out some radioactive tracers (it happens more often than you might expect), was puking, had “stomach problems”, is not a frequent bather, etc.?

    However, I’m a markswoman… there will not be pee all over the seat when I leave.

    Post # 15
    8041 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2013

    @Sweet_Tea:  I don’t like to, but when you gotta go, you gotta go lol. I take my sweet time cleaning the seat off and/or putting on a seat cover if they’re available.

    My routine is fairly similar from week to week, so it’s fairly unusual that I find myself in a public bathroom that is unfamiliar and/or really ghetto (for lack of better term lol).

    Post # 16
    5242 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: April 2013

    I dont like public bathrooms but I will take them over an outhouse/portapotty anyday!!!!!!!

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