Yet another meet plagued by generators!!!!

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  1. jaygee

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    Why oh why is it necessary to fire up your generator at 8am thus spoiling a good start to the day for the majority of others :madder:
    And then, on till late at night spoiling the evenings as well!!
     
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    There are usually rules about generator use so report them to the organisers. Failing that a bit of sugar in the fuel tank will probably bring you some peace.
     
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    Thought I'd better post before someone else does. I know the sugar in petrol is an urban myth. If you really want to do it , a bit of water is all you need.
     
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    Why indeed! Perhaps getting the coffee machines working?

    Joking aside that isn't very fair, I have always espoused responsible use of the generator, and that isn't it. I would always wait until everyone is awake, and only then run it if I need to recharge the batteries.

    We are attending the Southern show in Newbury, and since we are only there for 2 nights, I can't really see the point in lugging ours along!
     
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  5. scotjimland

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    @jaygee If you are with the Funsters speak to Jim about it..
     
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    frankly.. there is no 'good time' to run a genny..

    the only good genny is a broken one. :imoutahere:
     
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    There should be an area for those that want/need to run gennies.
    And a ban in all other areas!
     
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    In all fairness here at P/borough the organisers have published a phone number straight to security so they can sort noise problems out.

    We had a knock on the door last night after a complaint about Mrs Badknees snoring! ;)
     
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    have a word with them, confrontation isn't for everyone, but it doesn't need to be aggressive, it is possible they genuinely did not realise they caused any upset

    I am in your camp though by the way, really annoying at almost any time of day, but middle of day maybe if needed for medical equipment (actually anytime of course if medical emergency) but scooter recharge is no emergency

    we had one at Lincoln last year, actually had the generator closer to our MH than his, we had words, he apologised, moved it and didn't actually use it again

    the noise is bad enough, once I can smell the fumes it has got to go, or at least stop, or we have to go

    great shame how some peoples minds work, I have to tell myself they do not realise how annoying they are to others
     
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    OH..... I can see that now on a nice sign outside my van.. :) (y)
     
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    we found it easier to move !!!!!!
     
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    Top solution...

    Congratulations.


    JJ :cool:
     
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    Not a bad idea that!
     
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    Still worth reporting to the fun marshalls, as it may be upsetting others.
     
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    Do be aware some people may need to run a generator for medical equipment do you really want to cause them more hassle than the health problems they already have.
     
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    An area set aside for gennies would resolve that Roger
     
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    yes, I am aware.. and I certainly wouldn't want to cause them more hassle .. but if they have that requirement perhaps they should ask to be sited away from others and or also explain their need to their immediate neighbours.. I'm sure no one would moan if that were the case.
     
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    No one objects to medical equipment being run, if not, 8am is a tad early???
     
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  19. jonandshell

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    Now we are leaving Afghanistan, I reckon Warner should pay the RAF to fly Predator drones over peterborough.

    A laser guided bomb would solve any out of hours generators!
     
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  20. scotjimland

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    no need.. Shifty has a drone.. :D
     
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