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Old 01-03-2016, 10:16 AM   #1
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Runway landing Lights

It appears to me that the outside lights on some units are
getting bigger and brighter each year.
Some of them are bright enough to land a 747.

The annoying part is when the neighbor forgets to shut
them off and the bedroom is lit up all night from their
light.
Just had a neighbor that went away for three days, put the outside light on, and it stayed that way until their return.
They said they did it for protection.

Nobody knew they were away, so like idiots, we just kept knocking
on the door, since the park would not let us change sights.

Once again......common courtesy for your neighbor.
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Old 01-03-2016, 10:18 AM   #2
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You didn't have a ladder and a roll of duct tape?
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Old 01-03-2016, 11:27 AM   #3
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They left the light on so the bad guy wouldn't trip over the lawn chairs.

Somehow the word "pellet rifle" comes to mind.
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Old 01-03-2016, 12:36 PM   #4
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Old 01-03-2016, 12:48 PM   #5
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It's bad enough that some rigs have these monster lights for a porch light on their door/awning side but now I see them on the left side facing your door if you are next door.
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Old 01-03-2016, 01:09 PM   #6
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I have large docking lights on both sides and high mounted floods that are factory installed. Many coaches come this way for use when they're needed. It's not the lights fault, but the uncaring person that operates the switch.

When in a campground, we turn off our porch light and any other lights when we go in for the evening. If we're boondocking or in an area where we might have an unusual concern for theft, we'll leave the porch light on.
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Old 01-03-2016, 01:14 PM   #7
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Duct tape.

Cardboard.

Maybe a small ladder or stepstool.

Try to allow for air movement so you don't cause the bulb to overheat or melt the plastic lens. Be the better neighbor even though it's really annoying.
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Our bedroom has blackout curtains that are very much appreciated. Even during daytime, we can close them and nap as if it's the middle of the night. One possible solution that will not require the consideration of others. Chuck
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Since I often camp at highway rest areas and truck stops while traveling I installed room darkening shades. Day or night I can turn my sleeping area into a cave, which was helpful when I pulled into a rest area outside of Dallas at 5pm so I’d be all rested for a 2am traffic-avoiding drive through Dallas.


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When all else fails and no ladder or other means to block out light we use Aluminum foil on our bedroom windows. I like the blackout shade idea.

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Old 01-03-2016, 01:29 PM   #11
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They said they did it for protection.

Nobody knew they were away, so like idiots, we just kept knocking
on the door

...see it worked !!! The bad guys didn't try to break in or steal because they thought people were inside as well !

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Old 01-03-2016, 01:37 PM   #12
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The only time others outdoor lighting bothers me is when we are sitting outdoors, enjoying a beverage, star gazing!
Other than that, when we go inside, shades are down, and we don't hardly know when the sun comes up


or, Holidays bring on even more outdoor lighting
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Old 01-03-2016, 01:41 PM   #13
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. . .Yup, sure would be nice if everyone turned off their outside lights - at least at bedtime . . .Some folks also enjoy just sitting & looking at the sights above on a dark & light free night. . .
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. . .Yup, sure would be nice if everyone turned off their outside lights - at least at bedtime . . .Some folks also enjoy just sitting & looking at the sights above on a dark & light free night. . .
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i blame the mgt of the parks for allowing this.
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