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cincinnati chili
12-23-2007, 05:06 PM
I would not advocate chasing Bedard now unless its one A prospect and a few C's. The O's don't want that, so we are out.

I often argue with my wife about whether Maine or Ohio has more outhouses per capita.

Joseph
12-23-2007, 05:16 PM
I often argue with my wife about whether Maine or Ohio has more outhouses per capita.

I'll add that to the list. :)

dman
12-23-2007, 05:35 PM
I would be quite surprised if that dubious distinction did not belong to Missouri. :p:

I could just about gurantee you that Portsmouth, Ohio and the Scioto Coumty area could either overtake them or be right there alone at the top.

WMR
12-23-2007, 09:02 PM
I often argue with my wife about whether Maine or Ohio has more outhouses per capita.

Kentucky.

BoydsOfSummer
12-23-2007, 09:30 PM
I think WVA has more booby bars and small country churches per capita than any state I've been in.

M2
12-24-2007, 02:46 AM
I often argue with my wife about whether Maine or Ohio has more outhouses per capita.

I'd guess Maine. The Acadia region is more than a little bit spooky.

Though don't sell Pennsylvania short. I don't know about per capita because the state has two major, largely outhouse-free population centers, but the middle of the state surely cranks up the gross outhouse total.

I've also been told there's some mostly feral folks out in the hollows of the Catskill region in New York who'd view an outhouse as an unnecessary modern amenity.

jojo
12-24-2007, 07:14 AM
but the middle of the state surely cranks up the gross outhouse total.

Yes, but what about the nice ones? :cool:

redsmetz
12-24-2007, 07:34 AM
I'm not sure how this got to this point, but here's the census data on outhouses etc. I'll let one of the stat guys figure out which has the highest per capita, but one Google entry suggested it's Wisconsin.

http://www.epa.gov/OW-OWM.html/mab/smcomm/factsheets/census/census_tbl1.htm

jojo
12-24-2007, 07:39 AM
I'm not sure how this got to this point, but here's the census data on outhouses etc. I'll let one of the stat guys figure out which has the highest per capita, but one Google entry suggested it's Wisconsin.

http://www.epa.gov/OW-OWM.html/mab/smcomm/factsheets/census/census_tbl1.htm

Do outhouses in deer camps count?

Always Red
12-24-2007, 08:00 AM
Do outhouses in deer camps count?

...or ice fishing? :D

4256 Hits
12-24-2007, 10:09 AM
I think it is safe to say this thread has run it course..............

westofyou
12-24-2007, 10:15 AM
I'd guess Maine. The Acadia region is more than a little bit spooky.

Though don't sell Pennsylvania short. I don't know about per capita because the state has two major, largely outhouse-free population centers, but the middle of the state surely cranks up the gross outhouse total.

I've also been told there's some mostly feral folks out in the hollows of the Catskill region in New York who'd view an outhouse as an unnecessary modern amenity.

I take it some of you have never been to Idaho, Wyoming or Montana.

KronoRed
12-24-2007, 11:07 AM
I take it some of you have never been to Idaho, Wyoming or Montana.

Wait...there are people in those places?

Cyclone792
12-24-2007, 11:13 AM
Wait...there are people in those places?

Somebody has to attend all those Billings Mustangs games. :D

How many Reds fans reading this have actually attended a Billings Mustangs game in Billings, Montana?

VR
12-24-2007, 12:24 PM
Somebody has to attend all those Billings Mustangs games. :D

How many Reds fans reading this have actually attended a Billings Mustangs game in Billings, Montana?

It's pretty weird to drive through on I-90 withing seemingly not a human within a time zone shout, and see billboard after billboard pasted with 'public service' ads for the Montana meth project.


http://a.abcnews.com/images/Nightline/ht_bathroom_060327_ssh.jpg

gm
12-24-2007, 03:01 PM
Somebody has to attend all those Billings Mustangs games. :D

How many Reds fans reading this have actually attended a Billings Mustangs game in Billings, Montana?

Our family had dinner in Billings while travelling on to Yellowstone, back in August of '01.

Didn't take in a Mustang's game, though

M2
12-24-2007, 04:02 PM
I take it some of you have never been to Idaho, Wyoming or Montana.

Have they got feral types? I know they've got Unabomber sorts, but I'm told in the hollows in the Catskills there's entire communities of feral folk. I had a friend who went to med school in New York state, volunteered to go out there as part of a quasi doctors without borders program. He came back terrified. Later he went to Bosnia, when Bosnia was still a shooting gallery. He went back to Bosnia a few more times, but he never went back to the Catskills.

Reds/Flyers Fan
12-24-2007, 04:16 PM
I take it some of you have never been to Idaho, Wyoming or Montana.

I live in Wyoming and couldn't begin to tell you where one is here.

westofyou
12-24-2007, 04:19 PM
I live in Wyoming and couldn't begin to tell you where one is here.

Probably not in Cheyenne, but I bet there more up north, towards the mountains, and for the record I've see a lot of em in California myself.

Not many feral people though, just outhouses here and there.. not like barns in Ohio that say Chew Mail Pouch" either, they're not everywhere.

cincinnati chili
12-25-2007, 11:00 PM
It's an honor to check Redszone on Christmas night, and see that this topic has stretched over two pages.

Nice research, Redsmetz. Wisconsin wasn't my first guess.

BTW, I didn't mean for my comment to come off as snooty. My forefathers were farm people, not aristocrats. My great-grandparents farm in Indiana didn't have indoor plumbing until the 1970s. Hence, my obsession with outhouses.

gonelong
12-25-2007, 11:56 PM
We had an outhouse in a wooded lot across from our house in the early 70's. Our house was built in the late 60's and had indoor plumbing but I remember us kids taking the longer walk on occasion to use the outhouse ... I suppose for the novelty factor.

GL

Javy Pornstache
12-26-2007, 01:06 AM
I like this thread.

Chip R
12-26-2007, 01:18 AM
It's an honor to check Redszone on Christmas night, and see that this topic has stretched over two pages.


This is going to be your legacy here. :lol:

jojo
12-26-2007, 07:59 AM
It's an honor to check Redszone on Christmas night, and see that this topic has stretched over two pages.

This topic has 72 pages written all over it IMHO.

RANDY IN INDY
12-26-2007, 09:12 AM
My great uncle, who lived on Rush Hollow Road in rural Cabell County, West Virginia had a "Two Seater." It was not a novelty to have to use it in the cold of winter or the heat of the summer. They didn't get indoor plumming until the early 70's. Had a well with a bucket in the front of the house.

westofyou
12-26-2007, 09:51 AM
It's an honor to check Redszone on Christmas night, and see that this topic has stretched over two pages.

Nice research, Redsmetz. Wisconsin wasn't my first guess.

BTW, I didn't mean for my comment to come off as snooty. My forefathers were farm people, not aristocrats. My great-grandparents farm in Indiana didn't have indoor plumbing until the 1970s. Hence, my obsession with outhouses.

I have a friend who grew up in Liverpool in a cold water flat, they had an outhouse in the back... that's in the city, in the 70's.

My wifes GM, has all sorts of stories involving walks to the outhouse and copperheads and chickens that peck your butt.

klw
12-26-2007, 11:30 AM
How can we have gotten this far without the visual aids?

http://www.johnoburns.com/BajaOuthouses/OuthousesOfBaja.jpg

http://compostingtoilet.org/images/2007/composting-outhouse-781814.jpg

http://artfiles.art.com/images/-/Dan-Doughterty/Outhouses-of-New-England-Print-C12186289.jpeg

WMR
12-26-2007, 01:18 PM
you are all pwned.


http://www.kyvacation.com/cgi-bin/listman/listings/l0350.html

marcshoe
12-26-2007, 03:59 PM
Not to further a stereotype or anything, but the house I lived until I was seven (1969) had an outhouse. We had indoor plumbing too, and I guess the outhouse was left over from days before, but it was used occasionally, if there was an emergency and the one bathroom was full.

What I remember most is that there were big, black spiders....

Roy Tucker
12-26-2007, 05:35 PM
More, but no discussion on bunching vs. folding...

While Wisconsin has more outhouses per capita than any other state, residents of Montana spend more time in outhouses than residents of any other state; the average is 4.7 hours per year per resident.

Marylanders use more toilet paper per capita than residents of any other state. In fact, at 22.72 rolls per person per year, the residents of Maryland use 18.6 percent more per year than the next-closest state, Nevada. Social scientists have not yet found an explanation for such a large margin.

On average, a toilet seat in a residential bathroom gets replaced every 6 years, 4 months and 3 days. Kohler is now developing a super durable toilet seat that is expected to last more than 18 years.

In the United States, the highest ratio of toilets per person was achieved in October of 1945 when there was one toilet for every .372 Americans. This was due to the large number of Americans still overseas after WWII, a huge increase in the number of toilets manufactured and a severe lag in destroying old, out-of-service toilets.

Among French women who own an electric toothbrush, 4.2 percent said they have used the device for "a use other than that for which it was intended."

OldRightHander
12-26-2007, 09:24 PM
I've also been told there's some mostly feral folks out in the hollows of the Catskill region in New York who'd view an outhouse as an unnecessary modern amenity.

I drove through there last week. I think I saw at least a half dozen.

blumj
12-26-2007, 09:40 PM
I drove through there last week. I think I saw at least a half dozen.
A half dozen outhouses or a half dozen feral humans?

SandyD
12-26-2007, 10:30 PM
Went to elementary school with a boy named Dickey Travis, who went on to write/record a single (local label) of "Outhouse Blues."

Chip R
12-27-2007, 12:05 AM
More, but no discussion on bunching vs. folding...

Among French women who own an electric toothbrush, 4.2 percent said they have used the device for "a use other than that for which it was intended."


Ooo la la :pimp: