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5 Things You Never Knew About Porta Potties


Porta potties – which are also commonly known as “porta johns” and “portable restrooms” – are a staple at outdoor events like concerts, family reunions, tailgates and even weddings. They’re also common on construction sites and even on home renovations when areas of the home are restricted from use. While porta potties are somewhat self explanatory in nature – after all, they do offer a portable, convenient way of going to the bathroom – there’s often a lot more than what meets the eye when it comes to these units. With that being said, here’s a look at five things you never knew about porta potties:
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Here are 5 Popular Porta Potty Pranks


Is there a porta potty around? Chances are some amateur hijinks are due to take place. Yes, porta potties have become a favorite prop among pranksters. After all, when it comes to potty humor (literally!), what’s more fun than pranking your pals while they’re handling their business. Porta potties have become somewhat of a media and Internet phenomenon – here’s a look at some of the top porta potty pranks to date:
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Here Are 4 Really Funny Porta Potty Pranks


There’s just something about a porta potty that seems to bring out the practical joker in many people. It’s one of those private spaces that is out in public, and some can’t resist the impulse for bathroom humor. At gotügo, we like to relax sometimes. These 5 prank videos will have you seeing the lighter side of sanitation.
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Fun Facts About Porta Potties

fun-facts-porta-pottiesPortable restrooms, or porta potties as they’re often known, are a staple at large outdoor events (i.e. tailgates, concerts, family reunions, weddings, etc.), as well as construction sites, emergency service projects and remodeling gigs. Arguably, they’re one of the most under appreciated amenities at events and sites, despite the somewhat odd reputation that they may have in society.

On a similar note, there’s likely a slew of odd facts and weird history involving the portable restroom that you’re probably unaware of. So, just in case there’s ever a “portable restroom” category on Jeopardy, you’ll be well prepared after reading this. So on a fun, light note – here’s a look at some fun porta potty facts:
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Tips for your Home Bathroom Remodeling Project

bathroom-remodel-porta-pottyBathroom remodeling can be both exciting and stressful. While the end results may be beautiful, and remodeling can certainly improve property values, the time before and during a remodel can be fraught with difficulty. This is because remodels are often costly, and can disrupt house hold routines. With proper preparation, however, a remodel can go smoothly and with minimal disruption. Follow these tips to help you plan your upcoming remodel.



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Tailgating Soon? Here’s How to Plan the Ultimate Tailgate

tailgate-porta-pottyThere are few things more synonymous with the fall season than football. And for those that are going to the big game, it’s not just about watching a three hour matchup on the gridiron, but the experience of gameday as a whole. Part of this experience is tailgating.

Needless to say, but tailgating is a fun way to socialize with friends and build anticipation leading up to the game. But are you a pro tailgater? Chances are when you load up the car on college Saturday and NFL Sunday mornings to head out to campus or the stadium, you’re forgetting something that can make the gameday experience even better for you and your guests.

With that being said, here’s a look at some of the most common things football fans forget when they’re planning a tailgate:
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Coolest Toilets Around the World

You wouldn’t think that public toilets could be cool, but we’re here to show you otherwise. Here are the most unique public toilets and porta potties around the world!

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Urilift Pop-Up Toilets, Europe

You’ve been out partying and are feeling, well, like you have to use the restroom. But where? Much to your surprise, a urinal appears right in front of you. Magic? Not hardly, but unusual. These magically appearing restrooms have popped up in London, Belfast, Amsterdam, and other European cities. These invisible urinals ride like the undead during the wee hours and disappear by returning to the ground in the morning, they’re made to catch partiers who have had a bit too much to drink. So no, this ghostly apparition of a urinal may actually be the real thing.



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4 Fun Toilet Paper Roll Arts & Crafts for the Whole Family

toilet paper roll craft

At gotügo, we don’t just help people take care of business – we also like to find fun ways to recycle that the whole family can enjoy! With that in mind, check out some of our favorite toilet paper roll crafts.

Make a Marble Run!

Want to know how you can turn a bunch of toilet paper tubes, colorful tape and adhesive magnets into hours of fun? shows us how to make a marble run that you can hang onto the fridge. Just make sure to save plenty of tubes so that the kids can build bigger and more complex marble runs!
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Should I Rent a Portable Sink for My Camping Trip?

camping with portable sinkA camping trip can be an exciting adventure into the unknown, regardless of whether you are alone, with friends, or with family. You’re already expecting to give up many of the comforts of home when you’re camping. However, whatever you encounter on your trip, the challenges will be easier to face if you have the right equipment.

Many campers and other outdoors enthusiasts decide to rent portable sinks for their camping trips. You might want to rent one depending on the rest of your equipment, what you’re planning to use it for, and the length of your trip.

Consider Space and Weight Constraints

If you’re going on an overnight camping trip by yourself, and are carrying nothing but a backpack, you might not want to rent a portable sink. It’ll be too great a proportion of the total weight that you can carry, and the space capacity of your backpack. If you and bunch of buddies are backpacking together for a few nights however, a portable sink can be a nice amenity. It only weighs a couple of pounds, and one of you can carry it while the rest of you divide up a few pounds’ worth of that camper’s other gear if necessary.
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It’s Football Season! Start Preparing to Host a Tournament Event

porta potty at sporting event

One of the best parts about summer is that football season is just around the corner! Summer practice is well underway for most football teams, and you may be preparing to host a preseason or early season football tournament event to give teams the opportunity to see where they stand. The following tips will help you to plan a safe and fun tournament!
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