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Old 10-22-12, 01:24 PM   #1
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Would you think less of me (is this even possible?)

if I told you one of my sons urinated in the kitchen trash can this AM? His excuse you ask? He was confused.

I could see how the three foot tall stainless steel cylinder with the footpedal operated lid in the room full of cooking appliances would throw him off.
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Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.
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When my brother was little he urinated in a vase for a good 6 months...it was a bigggggggggggggggg vase.
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Was it full of peonies?
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I have a two-year-old and he's potty training. Nothing fazes me anymore.

Pooped in the bathtub? Check.
Peed on the floor? Check.
In most rooms of the house? Check.
Removed his diaper and smeared poo on the wall? Check.
Whipped off his training pants and squirmed around in the guest room bed while his grandparents are in the room? Check.
Lots of traumatic toddler-poop diaper changes? Check.

If I came home to find he'd urinated in the kitchen trash, I would probably calmly take the trash out and clean up, then get him ready for bed without flinching. Actually, it sounds like the kind of thing he might try while Mommy is putting his baby sister to bed.
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My youngest is 8. Oldest is 11. Just sayin.
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Was he drunk or on medication?

Also, it occurs to me that our kitchen trash can is WAY too tall for my son to urinate in. Whew!
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My son will run out behind the garage if he has to pee and the one bathroom is occupied.
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If he pees in the kitchen trash can, what does he put in the toilet?
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My son will run out behind the garage if he has to pee and the one bathroom is occupied.
My uncle and his family (they live in east TN and have three boys) were at my parents (near LA) once and their boy peed on a tree in a park three houses down from my parents' house. Apparently when the water is out at their log cabin house (which happened with some frequency), they just go out to the trees to do their business. I guess he got a lecture about not peeing on the trees while he was visiting California from his dad.
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My son will run out behind the garage if he has to pee and the one bathroom is occupied.
Why have the excuse 'the bathroom is occupied'? Sometimes I don't feel like walking all the dag gum way to the house.
Now into the trash can? I'd be wondering about the kid...
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One of my wife's friends found her husband peeing in the kitchen sink, and I've been able to use that to make myself look better for a while now ('hey, it could be worse, I could pee in the sink')

On the other hand, when my wife told me that story my 1st reaction was not complete disgust, but rather to ask if there were dishes in the sink...
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One of my wife's friends found her husband peeing in the kitchen sink, and I've been able to use that to make myself look better for a while now ('hey, it could be worse, I could pee in the sink')

On the other hand, when my wife told me that story my 1st reaction was not complete disgust, but rather to ask if there were dishes in the sink...
... why would anyone pee in the kitchen sink?
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And I thought my cat dragging her butt across the carpet was bad.

Son of jsharr wasn't doing something he'd seen Dad do, was he?
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ive been peeing ina fish tank for many years keeps the fish just how i like them its a old aqiuim trick from the old days
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ive been peeing ina fish tank for many years keeps the fish just how i like them its a old aqiuim trick from the old days
Umm... TMI?
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Umm... TMI?
its betetr then leaveing a log in there i once saw a sgn thatr said please dont pee in my pool so i took a dump in there
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Oh boy, is this what I have to look forward to? My son is only four weeks old and I'm already ready to potty train him.
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This is a trick question.

Electric fencify the can.
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Electric fencify the can.
Hook it up to a 220V outlet?
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And I thought my cat dragging her butt across the carpet was bad.

Son of jsharr wasn't doing something he'd seen Dad do, was he?
Not as far as he, you, or my wife know, he wasn't. I hope.
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Oh boy, is this what I have to look forward to? My son is only four weeks old and I'm already ready to potty train him.
You don't even know... but a lot of it is dependent on the kid's temperament. Here's to hoping yours is easy.
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There is a commercial on TV right now for a germ figting cleanser... a little boy runs out of the bathroom and tell his mom "Mommy I made a poo-poo!". She goes into the bathroom, peers into the toilet and says "Where?"... he then points to the bathtub... of course the little boy was about 3... not 8 or 11... JSharr your boy needs some extended potty training.

Actually he's a man child... all men see something and think "Mmmm what would it be like to pee in there?" I guess you can say he's growing up (into a typical Man Pig oh well).
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What happened this morning? Was there any more confusion?
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