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#1 buckland

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Posted 22 February 2024 - 12:43 PM

Oh the humanity!.... Can't help it ! There are really people out there like this!!  Like.... the Grand Canyon is "just a big hole" .... whoa. At least I got a few laughs!

 

https://wapo.st/3OT85pA

 

(This a is a "gift" shared link as I have an account) 


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#2 Wandering Sagebrush

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Posted 22 February 2024 - 01:35 PM

Rob, there should be more people like those in the article, it keeps them away from the places we love.   Build lots of golf courses, close to the cities… very close to the cities. :)


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#3 buckland

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Posted 22 February 2024 - 02:47 PM

Ya Malls used to be a great magnet for folks I avoid. 


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#4 Cpt Davenport

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Posted 22 February 2024 - 03:16 PM

I wish more folks would read and heed those warnings. My only complaint with our NPs is the extreme overpopulation of visitors. I do realize that I also add to that number, but I feel that I'm seeking out the beauty for a different, more spiritual experience. Many visitors are there just so they can post a cool pic on instagram. This type of visitor made us turn tail and run at our recent visit to Yosemite this last fall. We could not wait to escape the masses! This same mentality has affected the beach across the street from my house. During covid, a few people posted some photos and now every weekend the beach is full of city folk that bring nothing but bad attitudes and leave all their trash for me to pick up.


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#5 ski3pin

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Posted 22 February 2024 - 03:16 PM

Make everything "virtual" and they all stay home. YouTube and Amazon is getting us there. :)


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Posted 22 February 2024 - 03:18 PM

I wish more folks would read and heed those warnings. My only complaint with our NPs is the extreme overpopulation of visitors. I do realize that I also add to that number, but I feel that I'm seeking out the beauty for a different, more spiritual experience. Many visitors are there just so they can post a cool pic on instagram. This type of visitor made us turn tail and run at our recent visit to Yosemite this last fall. We could not wait to escape the masses! This same mentality has affected the beach across the street from my house. During covid, a few people posted some photos and now every weekend the beach is full of city folk that bring nothing but bad attitudes and leave all their trash for me to pick up.

Same story on the "snow" side of the state.


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Posted 22 February 2024 - 03:55 PM

I have a solution!!! Really. I am not sure when the RV lobbies got involved but our national parks are now national parking lots.
No camper longer than 25 feet. Period. No electricity provided nor generators allowed. That would open up twice as many sites half the size and eliminate 60% of the folks… why are we allowing and providing for those monster rigs? It is not a place for them. I was recently out on Cumberland island off Georgia. Folks got on the ferry with tents only. It was so nice to see.
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Posted 22 February 2024 - 03:57 PM

When you realize these people are a very small fraction of park visitors it doesn't bother me. I mean some people don't like bacon!


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Posted 22 February 2024 - 04:12 PM

Make everything "virtual" and they all stay home. YouTube and Amazon is getting us there. :)

 

I could not agree more. The sooner people so inclined decamp into their living rooms with their virtual worlds, the better. I hope they consider the advantages: no fuel expended, always close to the fridge and pantry, a comfy lounger, no expensive outdoor clothes, never too cold or hot, safe as could be!  :cool:


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Posted 22 February 2024 - 04:37 PM

I could not agree more. The sooner people so inclined decamp into their living rooms with their virtual worlds, the better. I hope they consider the advantages: no fuel expended, always close to the fridge and pantry, a comfy lounger, no expensive outdoor clothes, never too cold or hot, safe as could be!  :cool:

I hear the echo of a loud "Amen" moving through the hall. :)


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