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Old 05-21-2022, 10:54 PM   #1
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10 Unspoken RV Park Rules the Pros Wish You Knew

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6. Let your neighbors park and settle in before going over
It’s always fun making friends with fellow campers. RVers like to say hello and see how others want to set up camp. When your neighbors arrive, they will be focused on getting set up and parking their vehicles. It’s best to wait. However, once they’re settled, feel free to introduce yourself.


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Old 05-21-2022, 11:44 PM   #2
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6. Let your neighbors park and settle in before going over
It’s always fun making friends with fellow campers. RVers like to say hello and see how others want to set up camp. When your neighbors arrive, they will be focused on getting set up and parking their vehicles. It’s best to wait. However, once they’re settled, feel free to introduce yourself.


I found this on NewsBreak: Campground Taboos: 10 Unspoken RV Park Rules the Pros Wish You Knew
https://www.motorbiscuit.com/campgro...pros-wish-knew

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Scuba it was a Thor Forum unspoken rule to insert hyperlinks until Happy got unHappy. I am always for Happy

select the globe with link on it and copy your url in it like this.

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I hope I am being helpful. You bring good info and many links, this will help others to get where you trying to take them and then everyone will be Happy even Happy
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Old 05-22-2022, 12:24 AM   #3
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4. Remember to account for your RVís slide-outs

Maybe I am an holier than thou type that need a cold slap, but I can't imagine being ANYWHERE let along a RV Campsite where I am worried about my slide being too close for neighbors?

And for the dogs, us petting someone else dog has never surfaced but almost without fail at every non State Park we try to camp at; someone's dog who's owner has let roam free will run up to our campsite or nearby. Freaks my wife out, as she will not want to walk those parks or be out at night. If we have just arrived we always leave and never had issue with getting a refund. We never say anything to the owners, as without fail everyone owner will say their dog is friendly and does not bite.
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Old 05-22-2022, 01:26 AM   #4
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I have yet to see a picnic table that I sit at to eat a meal. Most of them are nastier than my work bench.

I am mindful of my slide to make sure it doesn't hit a tree limb or maybe the utility post. But it is not my worry if it takes up some of my neighbors space.

Numbers 2 and 3 have ruined a few weekend visits for me and the misses.

As for #6, I don't want to meet you so stay off my lawn.
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Old 05-22-2022, 01:49 AM   #5
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4. Remember to account for your RVís slide-outs

Maybe I am an holier than thou type that need a cold slap, but I can't imagine being ANYWHERE let along a RV Campsite where I am worried about my slide being too close for neighbors?

And for the dogs, us petting someone else dog has never surfaced but almost without fail at every non State Park we try to camp at; someone's dog who's owner has let roam free will run up to our campsite or nearby. Freaks my wife out, as she will not want to walk those parks or be out at night. If we have just arrived we always leave and never had issue with getting a refund. We never say anything to the owners, as without fail everyone owner will say their dog is friendly and does not bite.
Slides not too close to neighbors. I have seen folks take out power pedestals and water sights with their slides.
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We don't camp in the veal pens with the sardiners unless forced so issues don't abound. The tools I carry are for anyone in need
But
We have had to deal with the dogs and as said, admonishing some 77 IQ tyrd about his dog is not zomething I do.
So we just don't sardine.

I don't mind meeting people and we've made some honored friends but just as 80% of cops don't like working with 80% of cops, I'm thinking many a rv'r is a waste of time.
Drunks, loose dogs, loose kids, loose morals, loose teeth.

Some rv'rs are awful people. You read it every day.
I got to the third title and didn't even read further.
That these things need listed is some sad sheitt.

I am sad such a list is needed in an insanity ward let alone rv pens.
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Old 05-22-2022, 01:53 AM   #8
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4. Remember to account for your RVís slide-outs

Maybe I am an holier than thou type that need a cold slap, but I can't imagine being ANYWHERE let along a RV Campsite where I am worried about my slide being too close for neighbors?

And for the dogs, us petting someone else dog has never surfaced but almost without fail at every non State Park we try to camp at; someone's dog who's owner has let roam free will run up to our campsite or nearby. Freaks my wife out, as she will not want to walk those parks or be out at night. If we have just arrived we always leave and never had issue with getting a refund. We never say anything to the owners, as without fail everyone owner will say their dog is friendly and does not bite.

We were at hot air Ballon show in open camping and slide next to TT with 3 kids..kids played under our slide until we said STOP

EVERY SINGLE CAMPSITE SOMEONE'S DAX DOG IS FREE!
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We were at hot air Ballon show in open camping and slide next to TT with 3 kids..kids played under our slide until we said STOP

EVERY SINGLE CAMPSITE SOMEONE'S DAX DOG IS FREE!
I may show ignorance here but what is a Dax dog? I googled it and I don't get it in context?

I know Lassie is a Collie, Snoppy is a Beagle but Scuba Doo & Dax Dog are over my head as I am not that Scuba Wise

We hadn't ran into issues with Kids yet. Just dogs. But then I refuse to park my RV anywhere that close to the next RV or TT. We once had intended to tailgate with the RV at a SEC venue. It was a $300 non-refundable fee for RVs, you had to pay in advance, and had to arrive by Midnight the Friday before the game on Saturday. At midnight they close the gate for Exit only, no returns, if you were late you lost your money. All RVs were parked in the order they arrived, you were parked on grass with no services and you had no say on who was on driver or passenger side. If you wanted to tailgate besides friends you all had to come together and of course they packed everyone in like sardines. BTW, to go to the game they had a shuttle for an additional fee

I took the $300 and bought Gas, Crawfish, Beer, and a liter of Forty Creek and watched the game from home with friends. The only thing impressive was their full disclosure and honesty about the policies.
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Old 05-22-2022, 02:35 AM   #10
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We don't camp in the veal pens with the sardiners unless forced so issues don't abound. The tools I carry are for anyone in need
But
We have had to deal with the dogs and as said, admonishing some 77 IQ tyrd about his dog is not zomething I do.
So we just don't sardine.

I don't mind meeting people and we've made some honored friends but just as 80% of cops don't like working with 80% of cops, I'm thinking many a rv'r is a waste of time.
Drunks, loose dogs, loose kids, loose morals, loose teeth.

Some rv'rs are awful people. You read it every day.
I got to the third title and didn't even read further.
That these things need listed is some sad sheitt.

I am sad such a list is needed in an insanity ward let alone rv pens.
Yup exactly.

If you go into a liquor store and they don't take credit cards, might I suggest you leave. We were wanting to get food from a restaurant that is usually busy so the wife calls in to order, and they said they could not take phone orders I couldn't take that answer and demanded to learn more and finally got a manager that said they get a lot or orders where people don't show up!!! Standing in line is one of my favorite things to hate, especially at restaurants; we left.
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Old 05-22-2022, 02:47 AM   #11
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Slides not too close to neighbors. I have seen folks take out power pedestals and water sights with their slides.
I can see this one, and this should be on their list. Especially for someone like us with no Toad, we come and go so much we often get asked are we leaving. I could see where if I am not too careful I may get too close to the pedestal and open slide assuming I am good.

This is my favorite and it's not even on the lists. We need new list.

If we were to start our own list, I would add one related to arriving before dark to check in park and setup site.
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I have yet to see a picnic table that I sit at to eat a meal. Most of them are nastier than my work bench.

I am mindful of my slide to make sure it doesn't hit a tree limb or maybe the utility post. But it is not my worry if it takes up some of my neighbors space.

Numbers 2 and 3 have ruined a few weekend visits for me and the misses.

As for #6, I don't want to meet you so stay off my lawn.
I may have found you a picnic table
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11) Never use that picnic table to dry out your Large waste tubes, but in the case of the picture above, it looks like they already did....
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12) thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s 50 amp service pole outlet.
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That table would be an upgrade from some of the ones in a Thousand Trails campground.
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I may show ignorance here but what is a Dax dog? I googled it and I don't get it in context?

I know Lassie is a Collie, Snoppy is a Beagle but Scuba Doo & Dax Dog are over my head as I am not that Scuba Wise

We hadn't ran into issues with Kids yet. Just dogs. But then I refuse to park my RV anywhere that close to the next RV or TT. We once had intended to tailgate with the RV at a SEC venue. It was a $300 non-refundable fee for RVs, you had to pay in advance, and had to arrive by Midnight the Friday before the game on Saturday. At midnight they close the gate for Exit only, no returns, if you were late you lost your money. All RVs were parked in the order they arrived, you were parked on grass with no services and you had no say on who was on driver or passenger side. If you wanted to tailgate besides friends you all had to come together and of course they packed everyone in like sardines. BTW, to go to the game they had a shuttle for an additional fee

I took the $300 and bought Gas, Crawfish, Beer, and a liter of Forty Creek and watched the game from home with friends. The only thing impressive was their full disclosure and honesty about the policies.
Sorry DAM dog
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Ok all new list!

#16 Our dogs are in a fenced area when we camp.
Problem in the morning we find other dog poop in the actual fenced area. Smaller dogs crawl under mh and SHIX in our area!
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No verbal outbursts in the Camp ground when our better 1/2 guides us into a pole as we back into spot.

Crunch OK STOP!
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