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Old 03-17-2015, 09:37 AM   #645
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Old 03-18-2015, 06:23 AM   #646
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To NY24: You perfectly summed up the situation. You and I travel in the same manner - including the Ohio Turnpike service areas. Aren't they great?!! WalMart, Cracker Barrels, etc. provide a great service for us and we should pay them back by patronizing them and keeping a clean "camp".
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Old 03-18-2015, 06:43 AM   #647
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One way to keep slobs from ruining Walmart parking is fir the store security to write down license plate numbers and let the campers know this and let them know that Walmart will follow up on any misuse of the parking lot. Peace,jim
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Old 03-18-2015, 05:14 PM   #648
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Yeah, that would work but I suspect that as soon as RV'ers in the parking lot require any time or expense to a given store manager is about when the "no overnight parking" signs will go up.

It is a nice safe harbor in a pinch. Hope we keep the option...

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Old 03-18-2015, 05:45 PM   #649
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I love staying in Walmart parking lots and it is not to save money (both my wife and American Express would confirm I'm not a cheapskate).

The convenience of pulling off the road in a reasonable safe and quiet area (compared to truck stops) for a bit of sleep after doing a long drive is wonderful. When doing a long cross country haul, I don't want to be bothered with a traditional campground. We are getting ready to do a quick run from Arizona to the mothership in OH and then back to Montana. On this trip I need to minimize my travel time and will probably take advantage of the Wally World stays for at least a few of the nights.
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Old 03-18-2015, 06:14 PM   #650
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I use Ohio on Rt 80 a lot. Most are surrounded by farms, I park on the end, barn in front of me. It is beautiful and I gladly pay the $20.00 even though I have been told no one ever checks. I am happy to be in a safe pretty and convenient place, and that is priceless on travel day. same with Cracker Barrels in Ct and NY. Oh and the CT welcome center on Rt 84 East is a hoot, regular community ends up there at night, pretty interesting talking to all the travelers. Btw I am a female traveling alone....no fear
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Why some care that WalMart does not charge is way beyond me. If you do not like their system that helps the rest that want this advantage then pull into a cg and get over it. Enough said we are all different.
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Old 03-18-2015, 08:42 PM   #652
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My original post was about $500.00 motor homes and AS up to $150.00 staying in walmart. I have seen these people at our local walmart stay up to a week these are the ones I referred to but some thin skinned people called me some things that are not true. Not all people that stay at walmart are cheepys.
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Old 03-18-2015, 11:08 PM   #654
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We all know Featherbedder meant $500,000 and $150,000... Right?


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Old 03-19-2015, 03:46 AM   #655
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My original post was about $500.00 motor homes and AS up to $150.00 staying in walmart. I have seen these people at our local walmart stay up to a week these are the ones I referred to but some thin skinned people called me some things that are not true. Not all people that stay at walmart are cheepys.
I think you just posted a thought you had at the moment, I'm not holding you to what you said.
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Never seen a $150 Airstream.

There have been a few days that I'd take that for mine...

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I think you just posted a thought you had at the moment, I'm not holding you to what you said.

Yep, and I think you are entitled to an opinion that shouldn't make others overly sensitive.

Just an observation,,,, but We Americans are all becoming way too nanzy panzie and easily offended these days..


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Yep, and I think you are entitled to an opinion that shouldn't make others overly sensitive.

Just an observation,,,, but We Americans are all becoming way too nanzy panzie and easily offended these days..


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