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Old 09-24-2014, 11:15 AM   #31
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When we go in at night we unplug the awning lights, but the door light stays on until we put the dog out for the last time then it is lights out. The only time we leave the outside light on is if we are camping with others that have a tent or pop up and are on that side and may need to use the bath during the night.

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Old 09-24-2014, 11:30 AM   #32
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once we get everything cleaned up and put away the lights get turned off.

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Old 09-24-2014, 11:39 AM   #33
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We have a couple of low power solar lights that we leave on and our rope lights around the patio are on a timer.

We do leave the solar light shining down on our flag on. Never had any complaints about that.


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Old 09-24-2014, 12:19 PM   #34
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My solar lights go up in the spring and put away in the fall. No one is close enough to bother, plus there is some other solar lights off in the distance marking the corners of someones property.

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Old 09-24-2014, 12:55 PM   #35
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Lights out, please. I go for the quiet and peacefulness that I can't find in my subdivision... I also turn off my headlights and just use the fog lamps when coming through the camp ground. I wish others would be so considerate.
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Old 09-24-2014, 01:23 PM   #36
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x2 schrederman. Nothing like sitting peacefully by the campfire and having someone pull in with all their forward facing lights blaring in your eyes.
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Old 09-24-2014, 01:29 PM   #37
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We have an old set of string lights (from the stone age) that don't put off much light. If there is a chance it will bother anyone, I'll make sure to turn them off.

First trip out I realized after getting in bed that I had missed that step and that the PUp next too us was probably not too thrilled.
Rather than getting changed out of my PJs and riling up our pooches by opening the door (and waking the kids, etc.), I went to the power center and threw the breaker for the outside outlet. Back to bed.
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Old 09-24-2014, 01:48 PM   #38
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x2 schrederman. Nothing like sitting peacefully by the campfire and having someone pull in with all their forward facing lights blaring in your eyes.
Yeah, I hate that, too. I try to understand, though. I had to meet my daughter at the gate last weekend to get some kid med for one of our grandchildren after hours. I hated to even start up the truck and even worse, shine my lights on sleeping campers. I tried just using the truck park lights but just could not see.
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Old 09-24-2014, 02:15 PM   #39
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No lights for me. We put on our porch light which is underneath our awning which is almost always deployed early in the evening usually. Once the dog goes in for the night and usually long before the sun completely goes down about the only light to be found around our campsite is the campfire!

Nothing better than a snowy cold evening sitting by a roaring campfire looking at the stars! Heaven on earth.
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Old 09-24-2014, 02:22 PM   #40
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Installed an LED in the small stair light fixture and installed a motion detected type over the door light. The stair light is on 24/7 via inside switch, door light on only when someone/something passes by of course. Otherwise all else off. Pet Peeve: Folks who leave the street side scare light(s) on all night probably due to inconsideration to check!

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