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Old 12-01-2014, 07:31 PM   #29
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It is all about how we respect one another. Most campgrounds are close so it takes consideration of others when arriving, leaving and being a good neighbor.
Sadly some do not have the same qualities so we tollerate it. Like it was mentioned there is not alot you can do.
However, having said that I have on more than one occation gone over to owners of diesel coaches who, for some strange reason think is it mandatory to keep their coach running while hooking up and setting up. Last week in Orlando a fellow pulled in and his coach ran for 35 minutes ???? I inquired why he did that , was it a requirement of his coach to keep it running when hooking up... he said, sorry he forgot it was running.
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Old 12-01-2014, 07:39 PM   #30
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In consideration of others, quiet hours should be observed. For most campgrounds that's 10P-7A. So pull out after 7AM.
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Old 12-02-2014, 02:24 AM   #31
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To the OP: A big fat YES. 4 a.m. is definitely too early unless Mr. Noisy Britches had an emergency.

Husband and I are both deaf in the left ear. Being half-deaf is occasionally inconvenient and I'm not recommending that anyone poke a knitting needle into his/her ear. But there are advantages to this annoying condition. For instance, when we're trying to sleep in the midst of chaos, we both turn on our right sides. Problem solved.

Also.....we are not a tree. If things such as inconsiderate neighbors get to be too much, we move.
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Old 12-02-2014, 03:13 PM   #32
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I am up @ 3-4-5 bad back. I say leave when every as long as you don't interfer with the neighbors.
I've been know to be out washing the motor home @ 6 Am. I live on a corner so no one can hear me except the people at the Y and they are already up. Personally we leave at check out time.
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I can relate to you! If I make it past 4am I am doing great. Last night I was up watching tv at midnight. 3 or 4 hours of sleep is what I live on. 6 back surgeries and had gall bladder removed the day before Thanksgiving.
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Old 12-02-2014, 11:00 PM   #33
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I can relate to you! If I make it past 4am I am doing great. Last night I was up watching tv at midnight. 3 or 4 hours of sleep is what I live on. 6 back surgeries and had gall bladder removed the day before Thanksgiving.
I hear ya on that, I usually lay down on the bed around 12-1 for 1/2 hour then back to couch then up @ 4,5
Been doing that going on 3 years,
In a way I feel lucky that I am not a surgery candidate 3 different surgeons say sorry.
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Old 12-03-2014, 06:59 PM   #34
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High density, low rent???? Bummer...........
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Old 12-03-2014, 08:41 PM   #35
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When you are in contact with humans, expect the worst and hope for the best. You cannot control them, but you can control your life.
Personally, we sleep with a "white noise" sound machine turned up loud. We trained ourselves to sleep that way, both a home and in the RV. If the CG site next to us starts up their DP and idles it for the seemingly insane 20-30 minutes before departing, we never know.
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I guess the great thing about not being able to sleep is that you don't miss it. When people are being inconsiderate you are usually up anyway so you can give them a dirty look even though it didn't bother you in the least.
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Her: "Did you hear the camper come in last night?"
Me: "No"
Her: "It was right after we went to bed!"
Me: "I didn't hear it, I guess I was asleep."
Her: "Did you hear the one that left around 6 this morning?"
Me: "No"
Her: "Did you hear the squirrels running across the roof this morning? It sounded like they were playing football up there."
Me: "No"
Her: "Did you hear the train? It sounded its horn like a million times!"
Me: "No"
Her: "Are you deaf?"
Me: "No, I was asleep"
Her: "I hate you"
Me: "Did you hear that? Sounds like the furnace motor has a squeak. I hope the motor isn't going out."
Her: “You mean you can hear a tinny insignificant meaningless squeak but you can't hear all of that loud commotion all night last night? I didn't get a wink of sleep last night. It was the worse ever. Trains, inconsiderate campers, wildlife running amuck. Are you listening to me?"
Me: "What did you say?"

And that was when the fight started!
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Thanks for the morning cheer.
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Thats funny Bigd9 !!!! Although somewhat true.... It's "her" that has "selective hearing" now days.....
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We have woke up and find both sides had left (Coach is quite inside)If we are leaving early, we apologize the night before to the neighbors.............done
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You may not like this but if you pay your 4bits to stay you should be able to leave when ever you want a lot of the retired military leave early you should always be considerate no matter what time if we get out by ten that's a early start pull in after three it was a long day
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You may not like this but if you pay your 4bits to stay you should be able to leave when ever you want a lot of the retired military leave early you should always be considerate no matter what time if we get out by ten that's a early start pull in after three it was a long day
Yup. My dad's retired USCG and snowbirds from Maine to Florida each winter. They make a point of leaving the campground at Bedford AFB near Boston at midnight, so they can avoid NYC traffic on their way to the Cape May NJ ferry. The rest of the time I think they leave earlyish, but not at 0400.

I, on the other hand, won't start making noise until 0730 or later, without a darn good reason.
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