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Old 19-09-2021, 10:13   #1
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Toilet Seat Up

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Iím sure that Iím not the only one that prefers urinating standing up as much as possible. However, the toilet seat comes down at the wrong moment in light to medium seas when itís still possible to open the zipper instead of taking our pants down. Once we are cruising offshore, itís totally prohibited to do your business outside and you have to sit down if you donít want to be the one that cleans the toilet everyday.
Has someone figure out a system that keep the sit up? I wonder what kind of gizmos people has inventedÖ
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Old 19-09-2021, 10:53   #2
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Once we are cruising offshore, itís totally prohibited to do your business outside ,
Why?
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Old 19-09-2021, 13:56   #3
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Why?
There is too many instances that men falling overboard have their zipper down
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Well perhaps you should be on a tether, and the jackline/ tether system should be set up so that it is impossible to go over the side, or off an end, to go in the sea? If the boat does not have a safe jackline/tether system, fixing a toilet seat is the wrong priority, perhaps?
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How many people fell overboard on your boat from peeing?

I never heard of this being a problem but it shouldn't be allowed in lightning storms because the electricity can travel up the pee stream.
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Old 19-09-2021, 15:13   #6
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" ... I’m sure that I’m not the only one that prefers urinating standing up as much as possible. ..."


A male ego something?


No. You are probably not the only one. But you may be the first one who spoke up.


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Hi,
Iím sure that Iím not the only one that prefers urinating standing up as much as possible. However, the toilet seat comes down at the wrong moment in light to medium seas when itís still possible to open the zipper instead of taking our pants down. Once we are cruising offshore, itís totally prohibited to do your business outside and you have to sit down if you donít want to be the one that cleans the toilet everyday.
Has someone figure out a system that keep the sit up? I wonder what kind of gizmos people has inventedÖ
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You are kidding me to ask that type of question here???

Well if you really have not figured it out i will give you the answer

1) Drill a tine hole into the lid , use a bit of elastic , make a loop. Have a tiny hook behind the Toilett , in my case wall. Lift lid , put eleastic over hook. Job done.

2) ONLY girls sit , especially at sea. Get a 2 L Milk plastic bottle and stand and pee. No one would try to pee standing while the boot is rolling.

Can not believe to see this question from a fellow sailor.
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Re: Toilet Seat Up

This is a completely unnecessary response to a reasonable question.




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You are kidding me to ask that type of question here???

Well if you really have not figured it out i will give you the answer

1) Drill a tine hole into the lid , use a bit of elastic , make a loop. Have a tiny hook behind the Toilett , in my case wall. Lift lid , put eleastic over hook. Job done.

2) ONLY girls sit , especially at sea. Get a 2 L Milk plastic bottle and stand and pee. No one would try to pee standing while the boot is rolling.

Can not believe to see this question from a fellow sailor.
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Re: Toilet Seat Up

I think you may of replied to the wrong person.



Someone asked a reasonable question.



They unfortunately received a very aggressive response.



I pointed out it was unnecessary to reply like that.







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Re: Toilet Seat Up

Or was your reply reinforcing what I said? But directed at the other poster?



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Someone asked a reasonable question.



They unfortunately received a very aggressive response.



I pointed out it was unnecessary to reply like that.
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Re: Toilet Seat Up

Our sink is located over the toilet. I was able to fit a piece of aluminum bar about 2-1/“ long so that If I swing it CCW up t will rest on a screw head and if CW it will hold the seat up. Screws and aluminum are mounted to front edge of sink counter top.

A vital but of kit.
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Old 19-09-2021, 16:36   #13
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Re: Toilet Seat Up

For below decks, you could use a bungee cord, probably easiest. Or a strap on a hook, with a spare, so that you can wash them on a schedule, and keep them really clean. The females on board may not be too well pleased.

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I think you may of replied to the wrong person.



Someone asked a reasonable question.



They unfortunately received a very aggressive response.



I pointed out it was unnecessary to reply like that.
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Sorry

Perhaps my posting/quote was not clear??

I agreed with your comments and used your posting as I totally agree with you.

Took the time to review and copy/paste what I felt most relevant sections from the rules for posting.

Again I agree totally with your response

it was unnecessary to reply like that

I have been a member of this forum for a good number of years and sometimes get incense at the totally inappropriate responses, as you clearly stated.
It seems that without making any judgment about these particular responses, some people should think before posting.is my response helpful? if not, perhaps resist the urge to appear to be witty without having the skill or capacity to be witty?
Do not have an answer, but is good to call them out just to remind that our words do have consequences and impact others.
Thank you again for posting your original comment.
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Old 19-09-2021, 16:40   #15
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Re: Toilet Seat Up

Interesting thread. My wife requires all crew, especially males to sit on the head. Reason obvious, we canít seem to hit what we aim at especially offshore. Have never considered it a challenge to my manhood.
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