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Old 10-05-2020, 04:30 PM   #21
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DW lays in ambush like a lioness stalking a Gazelle waiting for someone to leave their firewood behind. I have even made comment to her and she just smiles and says yup.
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Old 10-05-2020, 04:34 PM   #22
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FYI. I would take it if I wanted it. 👍👍
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Old 10-05-2020, 04:36 PM   #23
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Been in campgrounds where you wasnt aloud to take the extra wood unless the people gives it to you b4 they leave
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Old 10-05-2020, 04:40 PM   #24
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If you’re going to burn it at the campground, go for it. If you plan on crossing county lines with it, leave it alone.

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Old 10-05-2020, 04:44 PM   #25
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The people that left the wood behind left it because they had no more use for it. And did not want to transport it. They left it with no expectations of future use. But rightfully assumed someone would benefit at the campground.


This is silly, sorry. Nothing to do with scruples or morality.
Roger that. Campers may rent sites but they don't rent firewood left behind. Get the abandoned wood and burn it up!
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Old 10-05-2020, 04:47 PM   #26
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DW lays in ambush like a lioness stalking a Gazelle waiting for someone to leave their firewood behind. I have even made comment to her and she just smiles and says yup.
I think I saw her once. She beat me to a pile of seasoned oak.



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Old 10-05-2020, 04:57 PM   #27
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I have transported wood. When I do it is plastic totes with a sealed lid and it goes from the tote to the fire.
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Old 10-05-2020, 06:07 PM   #28
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IMHO, I didn't rent that site. I have no business on that site. I do not feel I'm entitled to anything left behind on that site. If that camper approached me and said they had firewood that they were leaving behind, and if I wanted it I could have it, well, that's a different story.

If there was a $10 greenback in the site wood you still have the same attitude?
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Old 10-05-2020, 06:12 PM   #29
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The people that left the wood behind left it because they had no more use for it. And did not want to transport it. They left it with no expectations of future use. But rightfully assumed someone would benefit at the campground.


This is s
illy, sorry. Nothing to do with scruples or morality.

The people that left the wood were littering.
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Old 10-05-2020, 06:14 PM   #30
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IMHO, I didn't rent that site. I have no business on that site. I do not feel I'm entitled to anything left behind on that site. If that camper approached me and said they had firewood that they were leaving behind, and if I wanted it I could have it, well, that's a different story.

If there was a $10 greenback in the site wood you still have the same attitude?[/QUOTE]

Mine wouldn’t be different with regard to the wood.

The wood is abandoned property. Legally and morally, it belongs to whomever claims it.

The $10 bill would clearly be a mistake and not abandoned property. Morally, I would be required to try to find its owner. Legally, if I didn’t try to find the owner, I would have to turn it into the authorities.

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Old 10-05-2020, 06:16 PM   #31
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[QUOTE=MilCop4523;2427262]I did that once... once.
the neighbors came over and grabbed them off my site stating that their friend had left it for them and they were reporting me to the campground administration for stealing pieces of firewood.
Unfortunately they took all of mine as well, thinking their friend had left it. [QUOTE]


I'll have to keep that rouse in mind when I pilfer from the sites.
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Out west, with all the fires and prudent fire bans, this is your fire...or nothing.
https://www.homedepot.com/p/Outland-...-893/302874052

As for taking wood from a vacated site, I see no harm in it. In the exceedingly rare circumstance that the departing camper intended it for a neighbor/friend, the neighbor needs to get off his/her duff and snag it, because, in most cases, there's another site renter on the way who would have every right to claim it.

Considering that a a bundle of wood is typically about $6 at a convenience store, this is much ado about nothing.

If I find someone's wallet on the ground, with cash, cards, ID, I'll damned well get it back to the owner. If I find a $5 bill on the ground, I'm not going to assume it was left there for someone else...and in the case of $5 worth of firewood, I'm going to assume it was left for the taking.

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Old 10-06-2020, 09:06 AM   #33
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When campfires are allowed, we drive around and pick up left behind firewood. Usually on a Monday after the weekenders have gone home. The Park just throws it away so we feel it's kind of like recycling. If we don't use what we have we leave it neatly stacked by the fire pit for the next guy.
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Old 10-06-2020, 10:18 AM   #34
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take the wood or not

no matter how close or far we camp from home
we always leave fire wood behind
as a welcoming to the next camper
its always a good feeling to come apon free firewood

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Roger that. Campers may rent sites but they don't rent firewood left behind. Get the abandoned wood and burn it up!
X2.
We are seeing more private campgrounds that don't allow you to leave any wood at any site. You hauled it in, you haul it out. I suppose the main reason is to keep their sites clean, and avoid all the nonsense over unclaimed wood some posters describe.
We are also seeing more restrictions on where you can transport firewood to and from due to insect problems. Some state and national parks and boondocking areas don't allow outside wood now. You have to buy it locally. So far I've never been asked to prove where my wood came from, but I fear that time is coming.
But definitely, if there is any firewood in any area I'm camping in, it will be added to the pile. And I never leave any, as I only unload what I use, the rest stays in the truck.
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My oh My!!


I guess my scruples leave a lot to be desired.


I do not have any scruples!
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On transporting firewood. This is why you don't.
https://steamboathomesales.com/blog/...-red-trees.jpg
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On transporting firewood. This is why you don't.
https://steamboathomesales.com/blog/...-red-trees.jpg
I know they say a picture is worth 1000 words but I don't know what you are trying to say here.
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On transporting firewood. This is why you don't.
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I know they say a picture is worth 1000 words but I don't know what you are trying to say here.
And my browser won't even let me visit that site for security reasons!
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