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Old 07-06-2008, 04:05 PM   #11
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Inside view...
That looks nicer than my bathroom does!!
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Old 07-06-2008, 04:19 PM   #12
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this sorta reminds me of the storm cellars as well----remember the Wizard of OZ? Have you ever stepped down into one of those underground graves?? My mother from PA took one look at my Grandmother's with all the spider webs headed back to the house and said that she'd take her chances there.........that's the way we were with the outdoor privies..........door had to be open no matter what.......ah, the memories.....and yes, we had a small porcelain nighttime pot but noone used it at all........
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Old 07-06-2008, 04:21 PM   #13
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I remember the root cellars, we swept out the cob webs and decorated it as our 'war bunker'!
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brave little guys weren't you???:):):)
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Old 07-06-2008, 04:29 PM   #15
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I was back then... LOL. I am still trying to figure out how I could sleep in a sleeping bag under the stars when we went camping in the Boy Scouts, these days I want a tent around me to keep everything else out!
And don't get me in the same yard as a snake, one of us aint gonna make it out alive!
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Old 07-06-2008, 04:33 PM   #16
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the snake wins scales down in my neck of the woods..............
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Old 07-06-2008, 05:38 PM   #17
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Wow! expatgirl, a two holer, just a little bit to intimate for me.

At home when we were growing up our outhouse was bordering on the chook run and us three boys had to wee in to the run to save space. Not only did we have chickens but ducks as well and the game was "shoot the duck". Of course when you approached the run, all the critters came running expecting a feed. One morning my middle brother was screaming blue murder, one of the ducks had obviously mistaken his willy for a worm, latched on to it and was pulling like crazy through the mesh and wouldn't let go, brother kept his distance after that.
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That's too funny, Attie!

My Grandma White had a two holer...one marked "pointers", and the other marked "setters". It was in the barn, where it was shady and cool, and kept very clean and well-limed.
When we went to visit, my mom always brought toilet paper for herself and me so we didn't have to use the Sears catalog. I also remember using the chamber pot at night.
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My best friend lives in NC. Her mother-in-law & father-in-law lives in the VA mountains and has an househouse. About a couple of years ago one summer day, she went out to use it. There was a big, black snake on top of it. She screamed and ran out. Her husband & his dad killed the thing. From then on, she carries hoe to the outhouse. LOL She found a port-a-potty at a garage sale to use inside and said that she uses it during the night and during the winter.

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Wow! expatgirl, a two holer, just a little bit to intimate for me.

At home when we were growing up our outhouse was bordering on the chook run and us three boys had to wee in to the run to save space. Not only did we have chickens but ducks as well and the game was "shoot the duck". Of course when you approached the run, all the critters came running expecting a feed. One morning my middle brother was screaming blue murder, one of the ducks had obviously mistaken his willy for a worm, latched on to it and was pulling like crazy through the mesh and wouldn't let go, brother kept his distance after that.
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