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Charmin's 'Don't Pee In The Sea' Survey Finds 62% of Beachgoers Do Just That
Breitbart ^ | 23 May 2014 | by JON DAVID KAHN

Posted on 05/23/2014 12:14:07 PM PDT by kingattax

Summer is rapidly approaching...and for many Americans, that means beach season. But there is more to the beach season than sun, sand and fun. There is also danger and that danger can take many forms: melanoma, sharks, unsightly flab.

Now, thanks to the good folks at Charmin, a new survey shines a much needed light on yet another growing problem plaguing the beaches of this great land, though it is rarely discussed...perhaps because the implications are too traumatic. According to the Charmin Relief Project's "Don't Pee in the Sea" survey, two-thirds of beachgoers(62%) admit they urinate in the same waters where so many frolic.

And what's more, nearly half (48%) say they've done it more than once.

Shocking. Terrifying. And these numbers only reflect those brave enough to embrace the truth.

The question is "why?" Why do so many choose to relieve themselves in the ocean as opposed to making the journey across the scorching sands, over the sleeping homeless and into nearby beachfront lavatories?

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


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62% ? i am shocked, i tell you.....just shocked !
1 posted on 05/23/2014 12:14:07 PM PDT by kingattax
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To: kingattax

Me too I would have though it was 100%
I thought thats what you were spoda do.Where do fish piss??


2 posted on 05/23/2014 12:17:19 PM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: kingattax

We get beach closures around here because of the sea lions crapping in the water. A little pee isn’t gonna matter.


3 posted on 05/23/2014 12:17:31 PM PDT by gundog (Help us, Nairobi-Wan Kenobi...you're our only hope.)
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To: kingattax
As long as they don't pee in the pool.


4 posted on 05/23/2014 12:18:14 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: kingattax

More fun to do it from a 18’ boat rolling in 6’ waves.


5 posted on 05/23/2014 12:18:17 PM PDT by TexasGator
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To: TexasGator

...with a cold one in your hand


6 posted on 05/23/2014 12:19:18 PM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: kingattax

What are the numbers of poopers?

Or do I not want to know?


7 posted on 05/23/2014 12:19:23 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: kingattax

whales, dophins, sharks, and every other denizen of the deep, craps, poos and ejaculates into the sea.....and I cant take a leak???


8 posted on 05/23/2014 12:19:40 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: kingattax

How the heck did you think it got salty? Not rocket science. LOL! OTOH: If people keep peeing in the oceans, the oceans are going to rise and flood New Yawk, Floriduh and the District of Corruption. Swimsuit warming.


9 posted on 05/23/2014 12:19:40 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: TexasGator

some people would do more than pee if they were in your example.


10 posted on 05/23/2014 12:19:50 PM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: kingattax

New Study: 62% of beach goers admit to urinating in the water. 38% of beach goers lie about it.


11 posted on 05/23/2014 12:19:56 PM PDT by rottndog ('Live Free Or Die' Ain't just words on a bumber sticker...or a tagline.)
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To: gundog

Exactly. Every species in the water pees and defecates, but they think human pee is going to spoil everything.


12 posted on 05/23/2014 12:20:13 PM PDT by dfwgator
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Well, that explains the salt.


13 posted on 05/23/2014 12:20:16 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: kingattax

Oh no!! What’s next!? yellow Polar Bears!?


14 posted on 05/23/2014 12:21:48 PM PDT by 4yearlurker (Some people say that experts agree!!)
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To: kingattax

I have peed in the sea.

I suck.


15 posted on 05/23/2014 12:21:52 PM PDT by autumnraine
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To: kingattax

It’s a big ocean. I think it can handle it.


16 posted on 05/23/2014 12:22:02 PM PDT by IronJack
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To: CGASMIA68
...with a cold one in your hand

You mean a tall one, right? ;-)

-PJ

17 posted on 05/23/2014 12:22:19 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: All

18 posted on 05/23/2014 12:22:43 PM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: TexasGator

Stay seated. Pee in a jar. Dump jar over side.


19 posted on 05/23/2014 12:22:48 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: kingattax
The question is "why?" Why do so many choose to relieve themselves in the ocean as opposed to making the journey across the scorching sands, over the sleeping homeless and into nearby beachfront lavatories?

Because there aren't any beachfront lavatories?

20 posted on 05/23/2014 12:23:59 PM PDT by 1Old Pro
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To: 1Old Pro

The sea is already salty, so....


21 posted on 05/23/2014 12:24:40 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: kingattax
Oregon reservoir to be flushed after teen pees in it
22 posted on 05/23/2014 12:24:58 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: kingattax

When I was in the Navy in the 70’s, you could flush the head and watch it go into the sea if you ran fast enough.


23 posted on 05/23/2014 12:29:36 PM PDT by red-dawg (<<< click for info on my book.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

24 posted on 05/23/2014 12:32:34 PM PDT by ErnBatavia (The 0baMao Experiment: Abject Failure)
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To: kingattax

Please....we were making bubbles.


25 posted on 05/23/2014 12:42:01 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: kingattax

The Jamie Kennedy Experiment
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sInhzdAmrWk


26 posted on 05/23/2014 12:48:01 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: kingattax

The fact that it is the toilet of all sorts of sea life is precisely why I don’t care to go to the ocean or lake


27 posted on 05/23/2014 12:48:24 PM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
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To: kingattax

I don’t get to visit the beach very often, and I have never been to a beach that had bathroom facilities, much less changing rooms. I’m certainly not going to get in the car and try to find a restroom.
Besides, yes the fish do it too. Everybody knows you don’t swallow sea water and you shower as soon as you get home. Even those of us who live inland. Like Ohio. Duh.


28 posted on 05/23/2014 12:48:32 PM PDT by Wiser now (Socialism does not eliminate poverty, it guarantees it.)
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So...It’s NOT “Global Warming” that’s raising sea levels!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


29 posted on 05/23/2014 12:50:51 PM PDT by Boonie
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To: kingattax
Why do so many choose to relieve themselves in the ocean as opposed to making the journey across the scorching sands, over the sleeping homeless and into nearby beachfront lavatories?

To avoid the advances of prowling homosexuals?

30 posted on 05/23/2014 12:51:08 PM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: 1Old Pro

****The question is “why?” Why do so many choose to relieve themselves in the ocean as opposed to making the journey across the scorching sands, over the sleeping homeless and into nearby beachfront lavatories?

Because there aren’t any beachfront lavatories? ****

Correct answer is that the queers are in the beachfront lavatories. Because of their nasty behavior, the uninfected only go in those places with a full exposure suit on.


31 posted on 05/23/2014 12:55:46 PM PDT by GladesGuru (Islam Delenda Est - because of what Islam is and because of what Muslims do.)
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To: kingattax

1. Figure 1 pint of pee per beach-goer.

2. Figure the astronomically low PPM of urine in millions (billions?) of gallons of beach water. Water which btw, is constantly in motion and recirculated.

3. Consider that urine inherently sterile.

So - what is the issue?


32 posted on 05/23/2014 1:01:11 PM PDT by jonno (Having an opinion is not the same as having the answer...)
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To: kingattax

I only started to pee in the sea because when I peed on the sand people got real mad ... :))


33 posted on 05/23/2014 1:06:47 PM PDT by Vesparado (The American people know what they want and they deserve to get it good and hard --- HL Mencken)
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To: kingattax

Mankind has an ego problem that is out of control...believing we are big enough, (important enough) to make an impact on the sea or the weather. Poor math being taught these days.


34 posted on 05/23/2014 1:16:20 PM PDT by ThePatriotsFlag ("There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide." - Thomas Jefferson)
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The question is "why?"
Take Virginia Beach as an example. There is one public restroom on the 60+ block long beach. It is better if you have a hotel room.
35 posted on 05/23/2014 1:16:41 PM PDT by R. Scott (Humanity i love you because when you're hard up you pawn your Intelligence to buy a drink)
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To: kingattax

Most beach toilets dump into the ocean anyway.


36 posted on 05/23/2014 1:17:08 PM PDT by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: dfwgator

37 posted on 05/23/2014 1:20:34 PM PDT by Malone LaVeigh
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To: jonno
Breaking just today on FoxNews: Urine is not Sterile.

That said, it is probably of nutritional value to some species of ocean creature (one man's trash is another man's treasure after all).

38 posted on 05/23/2014 1:20:53 PM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: kingattax

Peeing in the sea in not pee sea.


39 posted on 05/23/2014 1:24:12 PM PDT by Misterioso
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To: kingattax

When I was fishing, our boat had a 6” wide cap rail on top of knee-high bulwarks. It was perfect for perching on the edge and dropping a few ‘depth charges’. Anyone who has ever used a marine toilet will appreciate that unless the weather is truly nasty, they are best avoided.


40 posted on 05/23/2014 1:31:01 PM PDT by Edward Teach
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To: kingattax

I think Charmin is trying to be discreet here. The problem is likely not urine, but feces. In most cases, urine is fairly harmless, even beneficial to the ocean life because it contains urea, CO(NH2)2, which is a mild fertilizer.

Feces, on the other hand, is loaded with coliform bacteria, such as Citrobacter, Enterobacter, Hafnia, Klebsiella, and everybody’s favorite Escherichia, especially E. coli.

Feces contains a lot of other nasties, including viruses, protozoa, parasites, etc. But it’s easier to detect the quantity of coliform bacteria per liter.

Public swimming pools are often haunted by coliform bacteria, and have set limits to how much they can have before they have to dump out their water, get all fresh, and then chlorinate the heck out of it.

Entire stretches of the California coast are sometimes put off limits because the ocean water has too much in it.


41 posted on 05/23/2014 1:34:22 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy ("Don't compare me to the almighty, compare me to the alternative." -Obama, 09-24-11)
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To: Political Junkie Too

Tall and cold....


42 posted on 05/23/2014 1:45:43 PM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: kingattax
Swimmers pee in swimming pools, even private pools, ask Mark Spitz, which circulates back and gives you skin rashes. Ozonator oxygenation does not help. No one worries about that.

Every animal that lives in the ocean pees in the ocean. Why shouldn't we?

People pee in public regularly, particularly drunks.

Public urination bylaws aren't enforced, except in Singapore.

Even in Singapore, people pee not only in the ocean, but also in the swimming pools.

I'm in favor of banning urination in pools, but enforcement is currently impossible, unless someone invents a reactive dye.

43 posted on 05/23/2014 1:46:31 PM PDT by Kennard
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To: red-dawg
When I was in the Navy in the 70’s, you could flush the head and watch it go into the sea if you ran fast enough.”

Fish swim to the flush for dinner.

That's why they call opal eye perch turd snappers!!

44 posted on 05/23/2014 1:59:44 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: CGASMIA68
Reminds me of my favorite Ole and Sven joke. They are out fishing in a beautiful Minnesota lake one day when Sven hooks a waterlogged old lamp. They empty out the water and rub off the moss.

Sure enough, a Genie pops out and tells them they have one wish. Sven thinks for a moment and declares that he'd like the lake turned into ice cold beer.

It happens and both Ole and Sven dip in and drink their fill. Before long, nature calls and Ole screams at Sven: "You idiot! Now we have to pee in the boat!"

45 posted on 05/23/2014 2:00:44 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: kingattax

By the sea, by the sea, by the beautiful sea,
We will pee, you and me, how relieved we will be


46 posted on 05/23/2014 2:11:52 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Hillary may have brain damage, but what difference does it make?)
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To: kingattax

And where exactly do they think fish “pee” ... idiots


47 posted on 05/23/2014 2:20:54 PM PDT by clamper1797 (Evil WILL flourish when good men WILL not act)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

The late W.C. Fields, famous for his gin blossom nose, was once asked why he never drank water, ever. He replied,

“An abominable substance, my boy. Fish f*** in it.”

My worst sin in that department was not getting out of the shower to take a whiz. Occasionally.


48 posted on 05/23/2014 2:21:04 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: kingattax

Their campaign to convince America that bears use toilet paper didn’t work either ...


49 posted on 05/23/2014 2:22:30 PM PDT by x
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Does this mean 38% never get in the water?


50 posted on 05/23/2014 2:49:02 PM PDT by Gil4 (And the trees are all kept equal by hatchet, ax and saw)
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