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Old 08-18-2015, 12:34 PM   #21
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Not all people who drink all day and night are completely inconsiderate of others. Some of you say, "I know how people like that are". Don't put everyone into the same group. I've been on both sides of this story, and if anyone had come to me and told us we were being too loud after quiet time, I would have apologized profusely and made sure we kept it down. I also like to be talked to in a polite manner and a request be asked, at least the first time. You're more likely to get cooperation, than being demanding and gruff right off the bat.

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Old 08-18-2015, 12:57 PM   #22
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Over the years I have observed that there is a group of Rvers who see the purpose of camping as being able to play loud music, drink to excess, let their kids and dogs run wild, and generally behaved in an unrestrained manner. If you attempt some form of reasoning they see you as being "out of bounds" and become belligerent. My last occasion was at a state park in Mississippi. In addition aforementioned offenses, cars and boats were parked randomly over the grass areas, to include part of my space, in spite of the "all vehicles must be parked on pavement" signs. Thought all would be solved when a ranger arrived, but he promptly went over to the cooler, pulled out a beer and joined in the party. I believe it was family!
Don't know that there is a solution that's legal, and I observe also that ill behaved grow ups are most often the children of the rich and powerful, and protests are futile. Best protests are made by joining in on the "campsite review" blogs and posting your experience. That usually gets results as parks hate bad reviews.

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Old 08-18-2015, 01:06 PM   #23
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I've had a few run ins with neighbors like this:

First - if they're out all day they probably don't know the dog is howling, and by letting them know "for the pooches well being" it may enlighten them and keep them from leaving the dog behind. I know I've gone out and left my dogs in the camper for a few hours, if they barked or howled I'd have no way of knowing it if the neighbor didn't tell me.

Secondly - there is a chance (a very good one) they don't realize how rude they're being or how loud their music is. I generally ask nicely if they'd mind turning it down a notch as I'm having trouble getting the kids to sleep/hearing my TV over their radio.

Kids are often left unsupervised, allowed to run free, and are not monitored by their parents at all when they go camping. I'm a firm believer in "it takes a village" and will reprimand anyone's kid if it's going to keep them safe, or keep my property safe.

Of course there is always the chance they're just inconsiderate and don't care, in those cases I'm glad that I'm rather intimidating and usually get immediate compliance. Sometimes though it does require a call to the campground or local authorities for a disturbance of the peace.

I don't agree with "dealing with it" or burying my head in the sand - if someone is infringing on my ability to relax, I'll address it. If more people did, there would be less irritating people in the world.

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Old 08-18-2015, 01:09 PM   #24
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Best solution is to just hook up and leave. Life is too short to put up with that crap if it bothers you so much.
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Old 08-18-2015, 01:19 PM   #25
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We moved to a new site recently, took us all of 5 minutes and gave us a good nights's sleep. Noisy neighbors come in various forms. this was a family reunion with about 20 people per campsite in 3 campsites all around us. Kids wandering through our site, etc. No alcohol, just lots of kids and yappy dogs. Even Grandpa kept wandering away from the site as much as he could. Saw a site, asked the manager and took it. The campers seemed aghast that we were moving, but then took advantage of the vacated site. We were happier, they were still noisy, but now far away.
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Old 08-18-2015, 01:22 PM   #26
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"Not all people who drink all day and night are completely inconsiderate of others."

Lets say your right. Lets hope they don't camp near me, thank you.
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Old 08-18-2015, 01:31 PM   #27
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Ask management for tel number to local law enforcement. They'll ask why you want it. You want to report a disturbance, loud music and drunk in public.
Mgnt will typically get more aggressive in resolving the issue.
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Old 08-18-2015, 01:45 PM   #28
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Old 08-18-2015, 02:18 PM   #29
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Until i became seasonal (and am now tucked in a corner that doesn't see much traffic,) we used these:
and some caution tape to surround our "area/site" to keep people from walking through my sacred ground! lol worked like a charm.
Race week at Juniper Hills (MIS) can be a whole different story as far as noise is concerned. 2 weekends a year to deal with overjoyed race fans isn't to bad. The campground hires an outside security company that drive around from Tuesday thru Monday after the race. They do a great job making people adhere to quiet times, and making sure the fans don't get out of hand to bad. (or at least following the rules) Some have shot off fireworks and been immediately escorted out.
Campgrounds that have managers, must make sure people follow the rules..they rely on repeat business. I have would not be afraid to go to them to get things taken care of.
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Old 08-18-2015, 02:36 PM   #30
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from a campground host. Moving to another sit may be impossible because the campground is full...........Hopefully they will handle the situation . Had a similar situation a couple of weeks ago , the results we that I "invited" them to leave after some "discussion" they left and all was good for the whole campground for the rest of the weekend..........Best thin to do "GET MANAGEMENT INVOLVED" they have resources to handle the situation

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