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Old 10-14-2018, 05:36 PM   #1
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Hi all, I created an Escape Travel Trailers group over on RVillage. If you're not familiar with RVillage, it's kinda like a Facebook specifically for RVers. If you'd like to join, visit

https://www.rvillage.com/

Or you can put the RVillage app on your phone.
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Old 10-14-2018, 06:09 PM   #2
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Pretty soon everybody will have their own group, with a membership of one.
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Old 10-14-2018, 06:16 PM   #3
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True. RVillage has a few functions that FB doesn't. If no one joins, no big deal, didn't cost anything and took me maybe 10 minutes.
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Old 10-15-2018, 01:27 AM   #4
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What does RVillage offer that this site doesn't? (I've not heard of RVillage before.)
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Old 10-15-2018, 02:29 AM   #5
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There are ten groups right here on this forum. You will find them under "groups" ( top left of the main page ). They have a few members and few posts. If you want to attract members to a group, you'll need to post some sort of manifesto.

This forum was created when Jeff Z felt there were enough Escape owners to create a separate forum from FGRV ( like Scamp, Casita and Oliver forums ). There was a bit of commotion on FGRV when the Escape Forum was started ( ad support depends on forum members hits ). Then both FGRV and this forum were purchased by Social Knowledge.

Creating Facebook groups will just put more money in Facebook's pocket.

I'm also a member of the Facebook Escape forum. This forum has a lot more experienced Escape trailer campers who can offer useful advice and do problem solving.

So I was serious about ending up with multiple groups of one.

Perhaps you can explain what RVillage will offer that is lacking here.
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Old 10-15-2018, 06:20 AM   #6
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I tend to agree with Glenn here, I already spend too much time on this forum, do not need another one to grow old with......
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Old 10-15-2018, 06:40 AM   #7
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I tend to agree with Glenn here, I already spend too much time on this forum, do not need another one to grow old with......
Hi: cpaharley2008... WHAT GROW? I agree too!!! The only "Social paths" I wander lead me to "Ruins"... Alf
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Old 10-15-2018, 09:33 AM   #8
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RVillage has a different purpose than this forum in my mind. I've met some interesting and friendly folks using RVillage that I would never have known about otherwise. Not Escape owners mind you, just RV folks in general who share some common interests.

Having said that, the app is a bit of a mess, the location service is often wildly inaccurate, and definitely needs some work before it will ever realize its potential.

And it's just like anything else - if you think it will take up too much of your time or isn't useful, don't do it.
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Old 10-15-2018, 09:40 AM   #9
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RVillage is just another social forum, kind of like Facebook. I didn't start the group to be in competition with this forum or the Facebook group. I did it because i thought some of the features over there are kinda neat and folks might like them.



I was on a Class A forum, just like this one, for years. Someone started a Facebook version and the old guards on the forum went ballistic, like it's a turf war or something. It's not. If you don't like Facebook or RVillage, don't subscribe to it. Simple as that. If no one joins after a month or so, I'll delete the group, understanding that there wasn't enough interest and I won't be upset about it.
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Bingo!
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