QUOTE(Widget @ Sep 13 2013, 02:32 PM)
My bad, I am an avid reader of this site and use it to locate good parks as a full timer. Imagine my disappointment when I pull in and the park is not what I imagined. As the reviews sometimes are older, things change and I am sure park owners have an "off" year. I will be writing my review of the park in Ninilchik where we experienced a very weird "vibe". Not sure if it is the same as the original poster, but how many bad parks can there be in one little village?
Widget> First welcome. I like your forum name. Is that for a software widget like weather, twitter, games, or just one of those non-specific, assembly line gadgets that no one has a name for.
I understand your frustration on finding decent campgrounds based on certain reviews of them. It's more or less like finding a good movie to watch. Everyone has their opinion of what is good or bad, but some reviewers concentrate their efforts on how good the popped corn was and that is of little value in picking a movie...or a campground.
As some of the more experienced RVers can validate, there is a certain talent in deciphering reviews to avoid what you called "my disappointment." You will eventually learn that talent. In the mean time, write you own reviews so they express good information about the facilities, amenities, and services offer by a campground. Those type reviews are what I value the most in order to pick a good campground.