Anybody use public swimming pools?

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    Oh for the record I do think urine in the pool is gross and I do not pee in pools. I think as long as it's limited to some kids and the occasional jerk it's not a big deal. There is no defense for peeing in the pool, especially since just about every public pool has a bathroom close by. I grew up in a city so I'm more used to public everything.
     
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    DIdnt you mean that you would NOT want to drink?
     
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    THe only place i swim in public is the state park lake .all natural mountain stream water,the fish dont bother me.
     
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    Its not so much the urine but the obese people with all the open sores on their body that gives public pools the off limits for me. It not a pool but a cess-pool. No thanks. Too much DNA .
     
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    That was what I thought in WV - until I visited some people up the hollow and went out to their outhouse. It was suspended in the air and your bodily whatever went right down into a little gully/stream...that then went into the bigger stream, then to the bigger one, etc.
     
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    Ok, so none of this is Hearth related anyway, so . . .I'm curious . . .

    What is it about 'obese people' in a pool that is worse than, say, anorexic people? Do obese people generally have open sores, whereas the rest of us do not?
     
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    State park lake,no private homes allowed, right to the top of the mountain. When i was a kid we swam in the mountain lakes near our homes,most have a small % of sulfer content from old coal mine operations. Best disinfectant yet, no smell, no obvious harmful effects,and if you had a cut it seemed to heal much faster. Much better than chlorine as it dont evaporate.
     
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    Side effects of diabetes and other weight related conditions causing the body to develop a whole range of rashes,shingles ,bed sores, bruising and in general do not heal at normal rates. And Dont forget chaffing. Public hot tubs are worse, equiv to bathing in a urinal. IMO
     
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    yep....swimming in the Hot Springs at Thermopolis, WY, a was unlucky enough to have to watch the ole brown submarine float by as well....got right out, havent been in a nother public pool since them...oh...was 1985, btw.
     
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    We swam at a local falls one day, went back the next day and there were several snakes swimming around...we never swam there again!
     
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    Id rather swim with snakes than in a public pool.
     
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    This thread reminds me of the last scenes in The Magic Christian. Everybody in the pool! (Sorry for the audio cutout, keep watching anyway.)

     
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