Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-26-2008, 07:55 PM   #1
Senior Member
MRimmer's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Memphis, TN
Posts: 1,067
I can laugh now

Well many know that I have my mother in law living here and also this weekend I had the pleasure of having my best friend since age 14 come in town to visit. So I told the wife Gary and I will camp in the yard and the ladies can have the house.

Gary and I loaded our snacks and adult beverages and headed to the camper in the back yard that I had set up and had ready for the night. We had a great time talking about the old days, watching the race and playing poker last night. About 1:00 am we called it a night.

Well I am kinda crazy about the smoke detector and check it EVERY night before I go to bed in the camper.

Around 4:00 am the smoke detector goes off!!!! Not sure if I hit my head on the roof of the trailer when I jumped out of the bed (I am on the dometic recall and not fixed yet) or I am suffering from the adult beverages I consumed but my head hurts.

Gary also jumped up and I had checked the situation out and found the battery was going dead on the detector and all was well.

He asked what caused that and I told him "whatever you were cooking is done ,That's the kitchen timer and breakfast should be ready".


Had to share my adventure.


MRimmer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-2008, 09:38 PM   #2
Senior Member
NINA's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Michigan
Posts: 318
LOL! Maybe that is why my detector went off last night in the camper.
It was sudden and our first thought is that the detector is defective.
But now that u mention this, we have owned the camper for a year
now and maybe the battery needs replacing.


Bob & Nina's Bunkhouse
1970's Coachman Crusader 30ft TT
Add In: Sarina (18), Susan (14), and dogs Midnight & Shadow
Hitched up to a White 1999 F-150 Ext. Cab
Number of days camped in 2014-2
(4 more days reserved)
NINA is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-27-2008, 08:22 PM   #3
Senior Member
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Justin, Tx
Posts: 2,671
good one Mike

aintgotnun is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-27-2008, 10:23 PM   #4
The Jolly Mon
NDJollyMon's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: ND...HELP!
Posts: 1,674
Send a message via Yahoo to NDJollyMon
At least it wasn't a fire!
Hope the head is better....
Pete (Jolly Mon)

2014 Jayco Whitehawk 24 RBS
2004 Nissan Titan LE, 4x4
Equal-i-zer hitch
NDJollyMon is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:21 AM.