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Old 08-18-2015, 12:42 PM   #11
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if it's a campground that you frequent quite often you may have some clout with the owner . If it isn't wake up at 5 o'clock in the morning and crank your speakers up a lot.
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Old 08-18-2015, 12:45 PM   #12
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I was hoping others would share their own experiences with neighbors from hell. The above thread is what these folks do. They have no boundaries. Their barking dogs, screaming kid's or your property or peace is of no concern to them. They do take over and have zero concern or respect for their neighbors. Calling it a fools errand to reason with these folks is accurate especially if alcohol is involved
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Old 08-18-2015, 12:48 PM   #13
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One of the staff suggested I loudly play classical music which is hated by so many people. He thought that might encourage jerks to lower their volume. On a site without staff I may try that.
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Old 08-18-2015, 12:53 PM   #14
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I would get the owner of the park involved for sure, assuming it is a private park.

In additional, I would get up at 5:30 am and make enough noise on their side of your trailer it would wake them up, but, not other campers. Rustling pots and pans can be irritating or splinting firewood, blowing up an air mattress with a small compressor etc.
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Old 08-18-2015, 12:54 PM   #15
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When this happened to my daughter and her husband he went to the offending campsite with his beer in his hand and stood there digging the music. They wanted to know what he was doing. He said "Your music was so loud I thought I would join the party". They got the message and turned it down from then on.

I error on the side of chicken and would have gone to the camp management. If that did not work I would move to another campground and not go back.

I don't play music, have dogs barking or children in other people's sites. I expect the same respect. If no one keeps them in check then I would leave.
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Old 08-18-2015, 12:55 PM   #16
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Join them. (joking)

When this happened to my daughter and her husband he went to the offending campsite with his beer in his hand and stood there digging the music. They wanted to know what he was doing. He said "Your music was so loud I thought I would join the party". They got the message and turned it down from then on.

I error on the side of chicken and would have gone to the camp management. If that did not work I would move to another campground and not go back.

I don't play music, have dogs barking or children in other people's sites. I expect the same respect. If no one keeps them in check then I would leave.
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Old 08-18-2015, 12:56 PM   #17
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Hi,

As much as I have been tempted to do so under these conditions, I've resisted the temptation to crank up my own music early in the morning and fire up and gun my diesel a little. The reason is that my loud noises would disturb all the others around me -- not just the misbehaving ones.

I've used camp managers as the logical resource in a situation like that. It worked pretty much OK, but there always is some tension associated with reporting someone else like that, particularly if alcohol is involved.

As an aside, we were out this past week in a state park campground in Wisconsin, and it was patrolled by local police and ranger vehicles on an irregular basis. I remarked to one of the friends with us, how much I liked seeing the occasional LE vehicle float through, because it put potentially rowdy folks on notice that the campground was on the police radar screen.
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Old 08-18-2015, 01:03 PM   #18
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Loud campers

I have experienced this at the local Nascar campground during race weekend. It seems if you don't get drunk , play really loud music, and spread your camp into neighboring camper's areas you aren't having enough fun. We are season ticket holders and camped recently: the open fire burn ban was totally ignored, cans of gas were everywhere for generators, the quiet time was a joke, and we had neighbor's items literally under our canopy. The DW and I love Nascar, but will not camp at Texas Motor Speedway again. If,no, When there is a fire in that campground it will be devastating as there is no way to get your TV or trailer loaded up and out of the way because they are parked in every direction and so close together. With all sorts of fuel sitting about you will need to run for safety; driving is not an option. Thankfully we live close enough to just drive out each race day and avoid the avoidable disaster that will happen on day.
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Old 08-18-2015, 01:17 PM   #19
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My teddy bear, Biker lookin spouse, normally has no trouble with such people. He looks very intimidating but is usually a gentleman... just a quiet talk remedies most problems.
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One of the staff suggested I loudly play classical music which is hated by so many people. He thought that might encourage jerks to lower their volume. On a site without staff I may try that.
They play classical music at malls because it drives away the unwanted teenagers.
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