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Old 02-28-2018, 07:37 PM   #1
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Would You Camp There?

The title of Thom's earlier post today got me thinking...

We often post about campgrounds & RV parks that we've enjoyed & would recommend... but unless we've been really ticked off, we rarely post about places that we've not enjoyed, and would definitely NOT recommend. And this might be a good place to do that. I know I've certainly stubbled into some places that I wished someone would've warned me of beforehand... how about you?

Review sites like the Good Sam rating system, and AllStays app are ok... but they encompass a wide range of campers' opinions. Places & amenities that a tent camper cares about (elevated grass sites, clean bath house, etc) and would rate excellent have very little meaning to those who pull a large 5th wheel, prefer a long & wide site for their rigs & toys, and have their own bathroom & shower.

Now a possible problem I see with this is, we live in a very litigious society, and once something negative is published about someone or someplace... regardless of whether the statement is correct or incorrect... it opens both the author & publisher up to potential legal consequences.

So, with that said, I'm just wondering if this is something that others might like to participate in? I'm thinking of keeping things just short & sweet, and nothing slanderous. Facts only. Something like...

(Example: )
Sunny Days RV Park... Anywhere, USA
Yes for overnight stay
No for a weekend or longer
-Motorcycles not allowed in the park
-Unpaved sites become mud-holes when it rains


Thoughts?
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Old 02-28-2018, 08:18 PM   #2
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I'm up for it. I'm not too worried about being sued though, Canadian laws are a little different on these matters, and as I used to tell my ex-wife, "you can't get blood from a stone".
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I'm good with it. Should start one about products too...
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I camp in the same 6-8 places all the time, so if anyone comes over this way, I can tell them like it is.
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I used the RV Park reviews the ad sits to right of this screen. Find the reviews there pretty good. Also look a good sam. Reviews here could be helpful also.
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If we are headed somewhere we have never been before I will reviews from multiple sites if possible. Do a google search, check out the location on Google Earth, etc. I take reviews with a grain of salt, anything with 75% or better in the 4-5 star rating it probably going to be okay for me. As a general rule people are more apt to complain than compliment.

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I like the idea Tom, look forward to the comments.

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I want to park next to Aaron! I don't care where! I've got a list a mile long of modifications I want him to make for me. LOL.
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I want to park next to Aaron! I don't care where! I've got a list a mile long of modifications I want him to make for me. LOL.
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Heritage RV Park... Interesting place but I have stayed there before.

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Suffering down in West Palm Beach until April 4th. I'll track you down eventually.
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