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Pot Rod outhouse bests the rest in VC

Pot Rod emerged victorious in the modern outhouse division of Virginia City's C Street competition Saturday and Sunday, staking claim to the mining and tourist town's top tongue-in-cheek title.

The Pot Rod team topped the Commando Commode entry to win the division and get fastest privy honors in the World Championship Outhouse Races, an autumnal rite of anti-puritan passage.

The title in the classic division, which includes heavier entries, was called The Haunted Outhouse.

"The weather was perfect," said Deny Dotson, tourism director for Storey County and Virginia City, adding that past years have bought snow on occasion and fewer …

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