6 very inconsiderate things that happen on NJ beaches
The beaches are open to everyone. Well, everyone who pays except for a few free beaches left in New Jersey. All three Wildwood towns, Atlantic City and Strathmere are still oceanfront beaches that remain free.
What all Jersey beaches have in common are inconsiderate people thinking they might be the only ones on the beach.
There is a special sense of entitlement on most of our beaches since you have to pay to play. Apparently the old axiom "do unto others as you would have them do unto you" doesn't seem to dawn on most people when they go to the beaches here.
Just don't do anything you've ever complained that the a--hole on the beach is doing. It's pretty easy just look around. Just think about anything that's really annoyed you and DON'T DO IT!
This past weekend in Atlantic City the people on the beach were pretty considerate. Everyone seemed to be enjoying themselves but respecting others, as it usually is on the south end of AC.
However, we spotted a new inconsiderate action that has to top the list. It wasn't any of the usual offenders ON the beach. It was what was flying OVER the beach, and it came from a TV network.
Never a good idea, not even one French fries. If you must eat on the beach, be VERY discreet.
Letting your kids run wild
Teach them to be considerate to others as they play or run past other peoples' blankets.
There is a reason the beach umbrella has been a staple on the sand for years. You can see under and around them.
Not enough coverage
Unless you are in amazing shape or a model, more is better. No one wants to see that in bright daylight.
Earbuds have done a lot to help this, but still, some people still don't get that we don't share their taste in music.
And the number one inconsiderate, rude, shameless, obnoxious thing seen at a Jersey beach this year.
A Shark Week blimp over the beaches up and down the coast
Come on, Discovery Channel, show some respect!
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