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Do you use toilet seat covers is public restrooms?

Confession: I hardly ever do. I actually think a public table in a fast-food restaurant or at a reception desk is probably way dirtier than most toilet seats, and people EAT off them! LOL! When you think about where people put their hands, purses, briefcases versus butts that are pretty much covered up all day.... well, you get the idea. Not that I'm going to go eat off a toilet seat or anything.

 
Adelicious

Asked by Adelicious at 11:30 PM on Apr. 29, 2011 in Health

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Answers (14)
  • No, I don't. "They" actually did do a study on this and yes you're right toilet seats are cleaner than the public tables we off or the ice that is in our drinks at a restaurant.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:42 PM on Apr. 29, 2011

  • Nope... I have killer legs and can crouch almost any where. I have crouched and peed with a purse, diaper bag, and a kid in a sling... Im an amazing mama!!!!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:15 AM on Apr. 30, 2011

  • I do! I put on a couple of toilet seat covers then I squat and hover lol
    Lucky209

    Answer by Lucky209 at 11:36 PM on Apr. 29, 2011

  • sicki hover. i will not sit on the seat of a public toilet. that is just disgusting. i have seen dried yellow pee spots, blood, pubes on toilet seats . ewwwwwww. now i can't finish my mac N cheese. damn.

    gwen20

    Answer by gwen20 at 12:02 AM on Apr. 30, 2011

  • ya i use them because i do not want to catch herpes from someone lol sorry i just know a few ppl who hve it so ya i wont sit on no toliet seat at less it at my house!
    babbykrissy

    Answer by babbykrissy at 12:37 AM on Apr. 30, 2011

  • Yes. And if there are none, I put down a few sheets of toilet paper. For some reason, it seems that there are too many people standing up to pee and getting the toilet seats all wet with their pee. Know what I mean? They stand over the toilet ,straddling it, instead of sitting down and then they don't clean up. Grrrr. PIGS!
    minnesotanice

    Answer by minnesotanice at 2:37 PM on Apr. 30, 2011

  • Hovering doesn't not allow you to fully empty your bladder which can lead to UTIs- I would not make that a habit. If they're available, I use them.

    Sisteract

    Answer by Sisteract at 12:22 AM on Apr. 30, 2011

  • Well I'm sure the tables are dirty, but I wouldn't sit my butt down on something where hundreds before me have!!!
    momof3gremlins

    Answer by momof3gremlins at 1:22 PM on Apr. 30, 2011

  • I do. I work in a pharmacy and there's some nasty ass people that sit on those toilets! For some insane reason they don't know how to clean properly and it's on the seat, handle you use to flush and door lock you have to touch to lock & unlock. I literrally sing the Happy Birthday song in my head when washing my hands! Sorry, didn't mean to go off, lol Long week!
    Kathy675

    Answer by Kathy675 at 11:39 PM on Apr. 29, 2011

  • Nope. My butt/upper legs are touching the seat. Not my face.
    I really dont understand the big deal about germs on a toilet seat.. You have germs on your butt anyway, no one has clean poop! lol
    Just wash your hands :)
    MommaTasha1003

    Answer by MommaTasha1003 at 12:07 AM on Apr. 30, 2011