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RobWNY

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Posted: 06/10/18 07:49pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Dear inconsiderate Campers, Please take note of this thread. If any of this sounds like you, please listen.

We just returned home after a long weekend camping trip at the Indian Creek RV Resort in Geneva On The Lake, Ohio. It's a very nice private campground with several full hookup, pull through sites. Mostly seasonal campers but there are many sites available for us weekend warriors. It's a pet friendly park and I would guess 75% of the weekend campers had dogs. All of them we encountered were very friendly and well behaved. Very little barking when they were outside and none of them were aggressive but there were some issues. Keep in mind that I like Dogs so this isn't a dog hating complaint, but please understand that I don't want to listen to your dogs bark for several hours because you decided to go out drinking and left your dog cooped up inside your camper. I also don't want to have to pick up your dog's business because in the morning, you let them out unleashed and they wandered off to our site to do that while I was sitting quietly enjoying a cup of coffee at my picnic table.

Another issue I want to address is when a campground's rules lists a quiet time of 11pm, that means 11pm. It doesn't mean that because you've been drinking since Noon, that those rules don't apply to you. Not everyone in the campground wants to hear you whoop it up because your favorite song started playing. I'm pretty sure everyone understands that it's a song you like because if it wasn't you wouldn't be playing it. Understand also that not everyone in the campground listens to the type of music you enjoy, at a decibel level that can be heard 10 miles away. Especially not at 2AM!

So please understand that I like to have fun as much as the next camper. I enjoy drinking beer, playing music, laughing, carrying on etc. But I do it within the rules of the campground I'm at and do my best not to impose my idea of fun on the campers next to and around me. I'm asking for a little consideration and to understand that when you paid money to spend a few nights at a campground, so did everyone else. You did not receive the right to do whatever you want because you've had a bad week at work or are under a lot of stress and you need to unwind. Be considerate of others. If that's not possible, please consider holding your party out in the woods where no one will care or be able to hear you rather than at a family friendly campground. Thank you.

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Feel better now? [emoticon]


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I feel your pain. But your post needs to be directed at the CG management. If they are not enforcing their own rules, the place will turn into a free for all.
Sounds like enough campers are not complaining or your fellow campers like it that way.


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Posted: 06/10/18 08:00pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Couldn't agree more but I think your complaint falls on deaf ears. This is the me generation and its all about them. Things have changed a lot since I started camping 60 years ago and its fast becoming more of an unpleasant experience every season.
What with the introduction of generators, boom boxes, outdoor entertainment centers and big outdoor screen TV's it just doesn't resemble "camping" anymore.[emoticon]


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It’s unfortunately too common. Goes along with the “ all about me attitude” folks seems to have these days.
We completely understand and empathize. Try to maintain the L7 attitude and don’t let it bother you.
Sometimes it’s easier said than done, but it’s the future for as far as we can see.


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I realize that we all must vent occasionally, but, You do realize of course that venting on here instead of to the CG manager/owner, only makes you feel better, and does no good in solving the problem.
If after relaying the problem to the owner nothing is resolved, i suggest you use the wheels on your RV & move on.


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Lantley wrote:

I feel your pain. But your post needs to be directed at the CG management. If they are not enforcing their own rules, the place will turn into a free for all.
Sounds like enough campers are not complaining or your fellow campers like it that way.

I can't speak for any other campers but I did let management know so it was directed at them as well. I just thought posting it here might spark some offenders to be a little more considerate is all.

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Posted: 06/10/18 08:08pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Wait till at 2am when someone is shinning a flashlight in your trailer while their dogs do their bizz in your spot.

The funny is when wife goes out and says something and they act dumbfounded to what they were doing

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RobWNY wrote:

Lantley wrote:

I feel your pain. But your post needs to be directed at the CG management. If they are not enforcing their own rules, the place will turn into a free for all.
Sounds like enough campers are not complaining or your fellow campers like it that way.

I can't speak for any other campers but I did let management know so it was directed at them as well. I just thought posting it here might spark some offenders to be a little more considerate is all.
It's great that you did complain to the management, but as far as offenders changing their attitude because of your complaint, it's not very likely, you will however get plenty of sympathy from those of us who feel as you do.
As you did complain to management with no relief, other CG's would love to get your money.
Hope you have better luck in the future.

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