Thursday, July 9, 2009

It’s Okay To Pee In The Ocean

NEWTON, Mass. (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – Peeing in the pool is looked down upon, but peeing in the ocean is just fine.

TripAdvisor has just conducted a pool and beach etiquette survey and as it turns out, 53 percent of travelers say it’s acceptable to pee in the ocean if other swimmers aren’t near.

Still, 16 percent of folks think whizzing in the water is the most annoying beach and pool etiquette violation.

Other waterside no-nos include...

  • 84 percent of travelers agree that people shouldn’t be allowed to save beachside or poolside chairs by leaving their stuff on them unattended for hours.

  • 82 percent believe smoking should be prohibited from the pool, and 62 percent want to see it banned on the beach.

  • 31 percent think it’s rude not to shower before entering the water.

  • 24 percent think it violates etiquette when women wear skimpy bikinis, while 35 percent feel that way about guys in Speedos.

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