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Old 05-11-2012, 10:31 PM   #1
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Ok so you get to a cg that is pretty filled up. Drive through and the is 1 spot with no tag but there is a truck/boat in it. Ask the neighbor if it's theirs and they say no. Ask the host and he says it's open and hell find out who's it is and get it moved. So he comes back and says I found then theyre moving it, they were trying to save it for a friend. So I pull in and pay to neighbors dismay. Was I a jerk? I think no because A. They could've paid for friend or B. when asked by host paid before he came back to me. Just wondering others thoughts. Oh yeah they packed up and left shortly after.

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Old 05-11-2012, 10:33 PM   #2
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if its not paid for its free game as far as I am concerned .

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Old 05-11-2012, 10:38 PM   #3
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I would have been irritated but moved on. Precisely why I prefer to boondock far away from others.
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Old 05-11-2012, 10:46 PM   #4
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In my book not paid for is free game.
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Old 05-11-2012, 10:48 PM   #5
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Fair game.

I would have done the same as you.
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Old 05-11-2012, 10:50 PM   #6
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It's the host's call and you see what he did! Good for you!
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Old 05-12-2012, 12:15 AM   #7
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A. They could've paid for friend
You done good!

I got to a CG with my son and nephew and the reservation tag with my name on it was on the post. There was a truck with a jet ski? trailer parked there. Went and told the hostess. None of the neighbors knew whose it was. I had to wait down by the boat ramp for about an hour and a half. My son and nephew took turns checking on the site. Nephew comes running back after checking the site AGAIN! and yells "They're leaving!". I zoomed on over there and a sheepish looking guy pulls out as I stared knives at him.
He pulled into a site 2 sites away where a camp was set up.
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Old 05-12-2012, 12:42 AM   #8
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Yeah, I just had this same conversation with some friends. They want to go out camping this weekend (long weekend up here- always crazy busy.) The plan is I am going to go out Thursday afternoon to hold 2 spots, and they will join me on Friday.

My one friend questioned having to pay for the Thursday night; he figured me putting my tent on it was good enough. I told him it might be, but not if he wants to make sure he has a spot.
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Old 05-12-2012, 01:29 AM   #9
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If it ain't paid for, it is fair game. I will try and hold spots on occasion, for some friends, but the only way to really to hold one is to put money up front. No money, no party.

This rare for me as usually we make reservations, with a guaranteed site, and make friends do the same thing, at the same time.
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Old 05-12-2012, 01:44 AM   #10
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Got to agree with everyone on this one. Until the site is paid for it's still up for sale.

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