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Old 06-04-2011, 05:01 PM   #1
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I was dismayed to read about a park which had been operating like something out of "Psycho" and "Stalag 17." The manager had drilled holes in the women's showers, was spotted standing under any open rig windows late at night, would evict anyone who questioned his "rules,"
and ran the "camp" under an atmosphere of oppression.

This newby was kinda disheartened by this. This is the kind of crap I wanted to get away from!

Please tell me this is the exception....and not the rule.
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Old 06-04-2011, 05:05 PM   #2
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EXCEPTION for sure. I'd be very surprise that his business will last for very long.
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My fondest memories involve drunks on 4 wheelers and dirt bikes, conversations between almost deaf seniors outside my sleeping window until 2 am, and camp fires burning skunk wood, aka, elm (Usually brought from home and burned by the same almost deaf seniors that kept me awake with their nasal laughing half the night.) Peep holes and peepers would be an upgrade for some of my camping spot selections.
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Old 06-04-2011, 05:48 PM   #4
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My fondest memories involve drunks on 4 wheelers and dirt bikes, conversations between almost deaf seniors outside my sleeping window until 2 am, and camp fires burning skunk wood, aka, elm (Usually brought from home and burned by the same almost deaf seniors that kept me awake with their nasal laughing half the night.) Peep holes and peepers would be an upgrade for some of my camping spot selections.

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The proprietor's name wasn't Chris, was it?
(Just kidding, just kidding)
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The proprietor's name wasn't Chris, was it?
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Mr. D...you beat me to the punch...
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Maybe you'd best stay away from this RV Resort run by a bloke called "Norman."

Bates Beach Oceanfront Resort - RVing and Tenting Campground & Vacation Suite Rentals. Courtenay, BC.

Nah, Just kiddin', I'm sure it is a great spot - but still, watch out if there are a lot of stuffed animals in the office!


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Hey what the F?
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Hey what the F?
I'm sure he was talking about another mentally disturbed person named Chris... I mean, a different ...
umm... Never mind....
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You've probably heard of it before but if not, check out
http://www.rvparkreviews.com

What you describe is an unusual exception in my opinion but a little research goes a long way. If you're going in blind you can always ask to look around a bit before committing to a nights stay. If its mostly highly rated in rvparkreviews I think you'll find it to be safe and satisfactory or better. I have felt very safe in nearly all the rv parks or campgrounds I've stayed at.

Try to get situated before it gets dark. Its easier to get into the spot, and you can get a better look at things. Sometimes a walmart stop among a decent bunch of RVs may be easier and safer than pulling into sleepy hollow rv park late at night.
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wouldn't it be fun to organize an Airstream Swat Team, to visit these sicko RV manager's facilities en mass, with an agenda. take some infared video, file some charges....
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I think that you need to find some new places to camp!
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Maybe you'd best stay away from this RV Resort run by a bloke called "Norman."

Bates Beach Oceanfront Resort - RVing and Tenting Campground & Vacation Suite Rentals. Courtenay, BC.

Nah, Just kiddin', I'm sure it is a great spot - but still, watch out if there are a lot of stuffed animals in the office!


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I wonder if the shower curtains at the Bates' Resort are thematic?


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I just cancelled my reservations.
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