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Old 06-20-2015, 08:59 PM   #15
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My RV, my expense, my rules. A polite explanation that the room will be needed should be all that's needed to convince. If not, a little more blunt about the content of the first sentence of this post... and we'll be good to go...

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Old 06-20-2015, 09:17 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by Bella222 View Post
Just wondering how you handle when you
have guests ? As far as, them putting away
their bedding, tech stuff and swim clothes?
I told them my husband mentioned deflating
The air mattress and putting away bedding.
They said it's no biggie! Just leave it out.
So when they left, I put it all up so we could
a living room to get around in.
Any tips ?
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1.) Cocktails for as many as 6.
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3.) Sleeping for ONLY 2.
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Old 06-20-2015, 10:07 PM   #17
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Old 06-21-2015, 06:19 AM   #18
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Originally Posted by Texbeachbum View Post
When we have guests my wife doesn't have to do anything they do it all. Most of the time its our grand kids or Kids. Or both.When they leave the MH is cleaner and better than it was before.
Will swap my grandkids for yours and throw in some great grandkids for boot. Deal?
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Old 06-21-2015, 08:05 AM   #19
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I have no friends, so I have no comments.
Yes, works for me too - but that doesn't mean you can't comment.

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Old 06-21-2015, 08:09 AM   #20
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Will swap my grandkids for yours and throw in some great grandkids for boot. Deal?
I wouldn't trade them kids for anything in the world
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Old 06-21-2015, 11:08 AM   #21
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We'll be having some family visitors on our next trip, so I quickly came up with this list

Bring more booze than you drink while you visit
Leave before you fall asleep
I control the music and TV
Kids and pets are negotiable, and I may request they be removed from the premises at anytime, and pets are outside only (probably a good rule for kids too)
And you better listen when I tell you how to use the head, because you are going to fix it / clean it out if you muck it up
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Old 06-21-2015, 11:54 AM   #22
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Appetizers for as many that show up.
Drinks until the bar runs out
Feeds as many that can be outside

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Priceless. Just priceless!
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Old 06-21-2015, 12:06 PM   #23
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My only guest are my kids and grandkids. They all listen to Papa.
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Old 06-21-2015, 03:45 PM   #24
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I don't understand why that question even has to be asked.
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Old 06-21-2015, 03:49 PM   #25
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Have not had any overnight guest, don't plan on any, so no problem.
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Old 06-24-2015, 06:36 PM   #26
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I think many of us have had that guest that slept on the sofa bed, got up the next morning and just left everything looking like hell! I make my bed, I expect you to make yours, regardless of what it takes! There is little enough room inside my RV without having to work around a mess that's easily cleaned up, by the person who made it! That being said, removed the booth table (therefore the bed) and put in easy chairs! Took care of that problem!
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Old 06-24-2015, 10:37 PM   #27
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Originally Posted by Bella222 View Post
Just wondering how you handle when you
have guests ? .....
Fortunately as much as we like company and other people, we never had company that stayed overnight in our RV. Until we bought this coach we didn't have space for another person no less a couple.

I would have said, in a nice way, the space is needed so please take care of the bedding.
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Old 06-25-2015, 12:08 AM   #28
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Originally Posted by Bella222 View Post

Any tips ?
It's simple. Give them directions to Wal Mart and tell them to go buy a tent and a air mattress. . Then they can leave their bed out all day, in their tent, and you can have your couch. When they realize you aren't kidding they'll put their things away.

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