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Old 08-31-2014, 05:26 PM   #15
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"Honey where should we park in this large parking lot?


"Look, there is an RV. That must be the area allowed. Let's park next to him."
This is so true for many vehicles!
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Old 08-31-2014, 06:23 PM   #16
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Never had that problem,, Of course when I am driving a house I tend to park way out at the far edge of the lot and hike a lot.

Animals can be divided several different ways.. Some are loaners, I forget the biologist term, others gregarious (Like to be around others of their kind), or in a more common term, "Pack animals" Humans, for the most part, are Gregarious. This is why folks call a hermit "That crazy old man" because living apart is not normal.


So naturally, they congregate around you cause YOU DA BIG DOG.
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Old 09-02-2014, 10:28 PM   #17
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I have noticed this phenomena many times over the years, however have never had a problem in exiting in the AM. I do plan my exit as I park and like to park with the overhang by an island curb so I can back up and the be able to pull out. We also try to be on the road shortly after day break before many people arrive.
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Old 09-13-2014, 11:51 PM   #18
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It's like the open empty highway that is mostly deserted of traffic. Only two cars in about 10 miles of travel. Where are they? One right behind the other for miles. Neither car getting out of each others view for entire trip. Only two cars in the county.
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Old 10-06-2014, 07:13 AM   #19
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Worst for me was at a casino lot of about 5 acres with only 3 rigs spread out nicely! Guy pulls in right beside us about 10pm and runs his generator all night long!

I have had this happen to me three times in the back of the lot! Sets off my damn CO2 alarm every time! Usually around 2 AM. They also parked in a manner I couldn't get out to get away from the exhaust. I have no idea what they were thinking but I'm sure they will take it into consideration in the future. They had to move at 3AM to let me out. 😝


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Two part response... First: I will often park near another RV, for one thing it is generally the area the manager wants us in and thus we are not taking up spaces cars will likely be parking in.

BUT I NEVER park my RV so close as to give you fits getting out. The only time I park that close is when some id-jet parks his car on the line and then I will sometimes slip my car in like 1 inch off his driver's door forcing him to get in from the other side. (I am fully centered in my space you see).

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People are basically heard animals, we like to be near others of our kind, Oh, sure there is the odd hermit, but most folks seem to feel hermits are, well, a bit.. shall we say.. ODD to begin with. Generally we like to be around other humans.. Safety in numbers and all that.

Me... I'm a country boy.. Quite used to some space between the houses.
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Two part response... First: I will often park near another RV, for one thing it is generally the area the manager wants us in and thus we are not taking up spaces cars will likely be parking in.

BUT I NEVER park my RV so close as to give you fits getting out. The only time I park that close is when some id-jet parks his car on the line and then I will sometimes slip my car in like 1 inch off his driver's door forcing him to get in from the other side. (I am fully centered in my space you see).

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People are basically heard animals, we like to be near others of our kind, Oh, sure there is the odd hermit, but most folks seem to feel hermits are, well, a bit.. shall we say.. ODD to begin with. Generally we like to be around other humans.. Safety in numbers and all that.

Me... I'm a country boy.. Quite used to some space between the houses.

Hmmm... Must not have been you I rolled out in the middle of the night!😉 I too am a country boy as well. I like my space but I understand the need to be compact in a truck stop. There was maybe 20 rigs in the lot built for 60. No need to be so up close and personal. They thought they would be up and gone before us. I said "Well, you are now!".


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How do you spell sheep? Same reason 2 women need to use the rest room at the same time.
Not this woman. I learned to do that alone when I was about 2 1/2 or 3.
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Old 10-13-2014, 10:50 PM   #23
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I understand people parking in an "AREA" for RV's.
I just do not understand parking so close that you can hear
your neighbor snore.

Give me a break....give me space.
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Check our RVSue's blog. She had a huge response to her post about "clingers" while boondocking.
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How do you spell sheep? Same reason 2 women need to use the rest room at the same time.


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Not this woman. I learned to do that alone when I was about 2 1/2 or 3.

Yeah, in case you never got the memo, that's 'woman code' for "let's go somewhere private to talk about these idjits", or so I'm told. Mines never done that, ever.
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