Gotta go? Relief is in sight, literally…

March 6, 2007

This is a new outdoor urinal being used in China, and it seems like one tiny step up from having nothing at all. No fancy frills like doors, which are for sissies. Just a thin band between you and the rest of the world.

Would you use one of these? It’s easy to say no, but after a big lunch with three cups of tea and a couple of Tsingtao beers in you, your priorities may change. Especially if the alternative is that bar where the urinal was recently stolen for a souvenir.

Let us know what you think of these things via Post a Comment, before they show up in a city near you.

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A man uses a controversial outdoor toilet in southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality, February 23, 2007. REUTERS/China Daily

18 comments

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Incredible economical device!. Better this than a wall.

I guess that’s better than the walking urinal / potty jacket thing that guy on American Inventor tried to promote. But only slightly.

Posted by K | Report as abusive

Hey! When you gotta go, you gotta go.

Posted by Jonathan | Report as abusive

the same thing exists in london at night

without the doors

it is a weird experience…

Posted by Cassio | Report as abusive

I guess they don’t get gun shy

Posted by Ayal Rosenthal | Report as abusive

Mind your queues and Pee!

Perfect for those that dont wash their hands.

Posted by Fraggalicous | Report as abusive

Lawsuit impending from those that urinate with their pants around their ankles.

“Hey, I can’t leanover to pull up my pants”

Posted by Fraggalicous | Report as abusive

What the? That’s MY phone number! Danged ex-wife.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

You do NOT want to see the ladies’ version.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Fine g’morrow to you as well, Father O’Malley.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Cellophane over the aperture. What a classic!

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Oops! I’m a pint or two low. Better find a pub and get a refill.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

With full credit to Gallagher.

It’s kind of like riding in the back of a pickup. There’s no way to do it and look cool.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Storm

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

How to spot your DUIs before they ever make it to their cars.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Come in. Come IN.
Yuck. It’s that same guy in the urinal again.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

As if men need another bathroom! Nature can be your toilet! Where is the ladies room!?

WhAt ThE???

Posted by Louise Hannah | Report as abusive