View Poll Results: Why did leave WBCCI ?
Cost too much 10 16.67%
Not enough value for the membership fee 19 31.67%
Too many rules 21 35.00%
I don't need to belong to group to enjoy camping 25 41.67%
Bad experience 12 20.00%
Other reason(s) 13 21.67%
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Old 09-06-2017, 03:14 PM   #155
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We have been members for 4 yrs now. We had been doing our own thing prior for about 8 years then joined due to our interest in the caravans. We've been on several and enjoyed them and plan a couple more. Basically we do our own thing but sometimes our plans cross paths with club activities and we have enjoyed all of these occasions. In fact we just got back this afternoon from one of these opportunities with the unit of friends in Vermont. We enjoy the group from our local unit. It's a nice cross section of ages and personalities. I would suggest to anyone to give it a go. You've got nothing, well almost nothing, to loose and so much to gain.
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Old 09-06-2017, 03:22 PM   #156
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Recommended Units for someone in the Houston Tx vicinity anyone?

Best wishes

Look at WBCCI.org for full info, but here's your Houston option:

Texas Coastal Plains Unit (Katy area/west side)

There's a couple others northeast and northwest several hours. The Texas Hill Country Unit is having a rally in Schulenburg in a few weekends, but potentially closing the unit down is on the business meeting agenda... lack of participation from members is the stated reason. We live north of Houston, this was our first year and we're switching units to a Fort Worth unit based on rally activities. As has been said, visit a couple units to see where you fit in, there's a good spot for anyone looking for one!
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Old 09-06-2017, 05:52 PM   #157
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ID:	294199Does this look like a group of stultified old fogies? Not in my book. We are WBCCI and happily so. I don't know about the rest of the country, but Regions 10 and 12 rock!
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Old 09-06-2017, 06:03 PM   #158
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At a rally with our unit, one of the members lamented that they'd no longer be as active, since they'd been "promoted" (I don't remember the precise word) into regional (or something equivalent) leadership status and would be attending "official" rallies that were not announced in the BB and were not open to the plebs.
At about that time there was a bunch of fuss in the forums and in real life about reimbursements for some members to attend rallies, and a couple other perks I could not find listed in the membership manual. Like I said, at that time and in that place, it felt a lot like a pyramid scheme.
You got bad info. There are no secrect events that are not open to all members, though those that are focused around business meetings may not be to everyone's liking. Yes, some officers do receive some travel reimbursement, but it does not cover all of their expenses. The people at the top of the club devote a huge amount of time to the club.

Like everything else, the complainers speak the loudest on-line, while the majority that are having a good time are too busy to post on-line very frequently.

Best to try something out for yourself than make a decision based upon 2nd, 3rd, or 4th hand comments.

I hope you are having a great time no matter how you choose to enjoy your Airstream.
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Old 09-06-2017, 06:04 PM   #159
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Attachment 294199 -- snip -- Regions 10 and 12 rock!
Cool! We agree! Pat
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Old 09-06-2017, 07:46 PM   #160
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I agree also.

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Old 09-06-2017, 07:58 PM   #161
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Same is true of a phone call. I never answer phone calls if my cell does not recognize the caller. Too many junk calls these days.
I highly recommend adding the "HIYA" app to your smartphone. It is designed to stop those robo-calls, solicitations, etc. Being a social app, it also allows you to report & block a number that gets thru their screening.

Typically, the number pops up on my screen, rings once and goes away. They can still leave a message, although those are typically abbreviated.

I have a business & can't not answer so this is a welcome solution.
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Old 09-06-2017, 08:02 PM   #162
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Region 6 Unit 56 rocks as well.
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Old 09-06-2017, 08:25 PM   #163
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Region 12 4CU rocks more for better.
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Old 09-06-2017, 08:27 PM   #164
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Oh darn it I meant 11 not 12 but I'm sure 12 rocks too.
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Old 09-07-2017, 07:13 AM   #165
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Come to a Mississippi Unit rally.
It won't be that way at all.
I am the youngest and one of the few members still working.
Those old folks are awesome.
We've met some of the Mississippi unit when we were members of the Pensacola unit......I have to admit, they were very nice people....I wish y'all were closer to us....maybe one of these days we'll take you up on that invite...

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Old 09-07-2017, 07:42 AM   #166
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I highly recommend adding the "HIYA" app to your smartphone. It is designed to stop those robo-calls, solicitations, etc. Being a social app, it also allows you to report & block a number that gets thru their screening.
I take a different approach. I answer the call, and if it's unwanted, less than 10 seconds later I hang up, add the number to my phone's "auto-reject" list, and then delete it from my phone's call log. Then I never have to hear that number ring again, never get a voice-mail from it, nothing. And I don't have to load yet another app on my phone to do it.
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Old 09-07-2017, 07:50 AM   #167
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Hello RedSHED;
Howard, come back to the Moraine View rally and we will teach you the new "password and handshake" lol
We now meet spring and fall and listed under the Forum rally tag.
This is a forum rally, not WBCCI; but a lot of us ARE WBCCI members.
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Old 09-07-2017, 08:39 AM   #168
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I take a different approach. I answer the call, and if it's unwanted, less than 10 seconds later I hang up, add the number to my phone's "auto-reject" list, and then delete it from my phone's call log. Then I never have to hear that number ring again, never get a voice-mail from it, nothing. And I don't have to load yet another app on my phone to do it.
I don't answer unfamiliar numbers until I Google them...
If it is someone I know (very rarely) I call back.
If it is not someone I know, I block the call and delete it.
I did keep a wrong number voicemail because it is funny.
"Do not hesitate to call my house about that car. Do not touch that car cuz there's not nothin' wrong wit it. Why y'all comin' pullin' this car I do not know. Do not hesitate to call us ever ergain. Bye bye."
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