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Old 08-10-2022, 03:21 PM   #29
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I have a couple of old fighter pilot friends that I know would go over to the drunks in only their underwear and ask them to please tone it down.
The shock value usually works.
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Old 08-10-2022, 03:22 PM   #30
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Play horrible music louder than them.
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Old 08-10-2022, 03:27 PM   #31
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I have a couple of old fighter pilot friends that I know would go over to the drunks in only their underwear and ask them to please tone it down.
The shock value usually works.
Better make sure there are no 5 foot Gyrenes among the offenders.
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Play horrible music louder than them.
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Had this happen one time by a group in a tent. They set up their tent at the back of the site next to the sign that said no tents. (Drainage ditch at base of hill) Loud music and talking until about two am. Then the distinct sound of thunder and welcome rain. Flooded them out and they left.
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We stay at public parks usually CoE. The rangers drive through a lot. So far we have not had a problem with drunks but then again we usually camp Sunday-Friday unless we're on a longer trip.
But there's always at least one guy in the campground that has a BOOMING VOICE. The last time we could hear him 3 or 4 sites away. That guy, who somehow always seems to follow us can't help it, he's just loud.
Fortunately, that guy usually goes to bed at a reasonable hour.
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On one of my first RV trips ever, at a CG in Alberta, a few guys were drinking beers and talking too loudly as we put the kids to bed. I went out and said, “hey guys, it is 9:45 and this is awfully loud.” The guys all agreed immediately to take the discussion indoors. Then I saw a sign right there that said “Quiet Hours 10 PM - 6 AM”. I was embarrassed a bit but must say they were great neighbors. Now I probably wouldn’t say anything unless it was terribly loud and very late.
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I have a couple of old fighter pilot friends that I know would go over to the drunks in only their underwear and ask them to please tone it down.
The shock value usually works.
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In todays world, you are best to just ignore it. Confrontation has too big a chance to escalate. Just move on in the morning, loudly.
Hence the reason we have today's world.
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Walk a good distance away, and once across the campground turn in their direction and yell from behind total darkness at the top of your lungs “DO YOU GUYS KNOW PEOPLE ARE TRYING TO SLEEP?” . Shame them openly to the whole campground. Give them the impression they are being a menace on everyone even way far away. Take this situation up to eleven without any possible recourse from the hooligans. They’ll quiet down shortly after
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I guess it depends on the campground,, some have season units/areas and some are mixed baggage,, In todays world, grin and bare it, if a simple hey guys can you take it easy doesnt work..

I live in a very country setting,, 170 acres farm behind, small homes 1/4 mile to left and to the right.. .. across the road 1000 ft is a cabin on 50 acres owned by a city guy from 200 miles away.. he is OK but his family and friends use it at times..
sure holiday weekend we have noise , the 4th yup.. We have dirt bike weekends,, brapp noise.. but after 9 pm, a mouse farts you hear it..
Across the way has been tiring.. the odd folks, that visit target shoot, we do at times too as others in the distance.. These GUYS are nutz, full auto style, tracers, tannerite .. and will happen at 1am.. for days on days..
No local cops, only state police, they are 40 min away.. WAHT can you say, I was going to unload my AR or AK but WHY, and what would they do.. my other neighbor said yeah they are annoying..

I did see a State game commission truck pull out of there drive way and it has been a bit quiet.. maybe work got around..
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How do you handle loud, rude people at night?

either leo’s, or propane cannon at oh let’s say 4:30 a.m. depending on situation, and circumstances.
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There is a big difference between a gentle reminder and a confrontational pose. Confrontation solves nothing and makes a bad situation worse. We carry a white noise machine right next to the bed for those rare situations. It works very well. The AC fan also did a good job before we bought the machine. The next day, contact management. Making loud noises early in the morning can be heard by other campers so you will be no better that the noisemakers that night. So this is a bad idea and shows your lack of consideration for others. If you did that next to me, I would be talking to management about you. Besides the late night drunks, I can not understand the loud mouths that have a need to talk to another person as loud as they can when they are only 3 feet away. And they always do this in front of our coach at 6 A.M. I often wonder if half the planet is going deaf. Chuck
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At one campground, there was a really loud and obnoxious bunch of drunks. They had been asked a couple of times to quiet down but after the park ranger left, they were back at it. The fellow next to them was pulling out early the next morning, so he was up at 6 AM but being quiet. Right before he pulls out, he walked over to their campsite with a big container of coffee and banged on the campers door until someone came to the door. He politely gave them the coffee and said good morning to them, got in his rig and left.

At a state park in Texas which we were hosting at, the ranger had talked to a group about the noise and to keep the alcohol out of site. The next morning, I was by their site about 8:30 AM and the site was littered with beer cans and whiskey bottles. They had even thrown beer cans in the road. I went on up to the office and had them call the LEO ranger about the mess. It was his day off and he was not happy about having to put on the uniform on his day off and come to work (he lived in the park).

He woke them up with a blast from his siren and then started writing citations. It was a group of 6 adults and when he left them, they had 8 citations and 2 warnings. In Texas, the park LEOs are state police. He wrote them for the liter, out of date auto registrations, out of date driver's license, no inspection on the vehicles, no proof of insurance, etc.

He told me that if he has to come to work on his day off, he shows up with his citation book and there will be at least one citation written.

But with today's attitude people have, there is no way I would confront people over noise. Let the park rangers handle them. If management won't address the issue, call the local LEO.

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