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Passive-aggressive note from downstairs neighbor. How to react?

Visiting a lover for the next week. Got a passive-aggressive note from the downstairs neighbors regarding our noise levels. We really want to respond in the next 2 hours, before we go out for dinner and get back tonight - what should we say to them? Help! [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 2, 2013 - 62 answers

The company located next to my house won't stop spraying paint fumes.

The company located next my house sprays noxious paint fumes into the air and my yard. Despite years of trying to get them to stop, they haven't. What are the next steps to take? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 30, 2013 - 16 answers

New house turns out to be next door to registered sex offender. Now what?

Moved into a picture perfect suburban neighborhood. Just found out my nice next door neighbor is registered sex offender. How worried should I be? How and when do I talk to my kids? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 26, 2012 - 56 answers

Someone is banging on my door ... wait no people are banging in their bed.

This weekend I woke up to, what I thought, was someone banging on my apartment door at 4AM. After getting up I realized it was my neighbors going at it. They must have moved their headboard against our shared wall. Any ideas on how to discretely ask them to move their bed, or is that out of bounds? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 7, 2012 - 15 answers

Oooo what's that smell?!

Drug Filter: How do to keep the smell from being noticed? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 30, 2011 - 22 answers

Save my neighbor's tree from my hot water heater!

Are we killing our neighbor's tree with our hot water heater? If so, what can we do about it? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 20, 2011 - 14 answers

I know, I should've listened to my wife

I was nasty and petty to an unpleasant neighbor, and now I feel terrible about it. How do I improve my confrontation skills, apologize to my neighbor and stop beating myself up? Painfully self-conscious guilt fest below the fold. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 3, 2010 - 57 answers

how to deal with terrible neighbors (xenophobic edition)

I'm living overseas, and recently moved into a new neighborhood. My neighbors have the obnoxious habit of congregating outside on the footpath and talking smack about the local foreigner-me. The things I hear are always heart sinking, and sometimes mindbendingly scary. What should I do - if anything, and how can I stop it from getting me down? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 26, 2010 - 39 answers

What is the threshold for neighborly decent exposure?

I moved into a new apartment where my back windows now face other neighbors, not too close, but not very far either. This exchange of views is a new thing to me. My question is: how dressed up do you have to be in order to avoid offending the neighborhood? Anyone with "rear window" experiences? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 18, 2010 - 23 answers

What are my neighbors exploding?!

What could my neighbors be doing that would cause explosions that shake our house (across the street and set back a ways from the road, in a rural subdivision)? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 25, 2010 - 41 answers

is it worth confessing your innocence to someone who is prone to writing you condeming letters?

I received a not very nice letter from my neighbor. Is it worth explaining to this neighbor that I did not actually litter? What happens when someone reports you for littering? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 20, 2010 - 46 answers

How to deal with a new annoying neighbor?

It's always been a quiet apartment building, but now we have a new downstairs neighbor that makes noise until 5AM and makes the common-use hallway smell like marijuana and cigarettes. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 13, 2010 - 24 answers

Horrifying screaming next door

Neighbor teen middle-of-night horror screaming! I don't know what to think. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 21, 2009 - 54 answers

How can we please our neighbor without sacrificing our privacy?

My fiancée and I rent our house, and the next door neighbor (who owns her home) has complained about trees from our yard overhanging into hers. The real estate has said they will pay for this, but our neighbor has to write to them to ask as much. Thing is, we don't really want to give our neighbor the contact details to our real estate, for reasons I will detail inside... [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 19, 2008 - 19 answers

Don't get your honey where your money is.

How do I maintain positive relations with a group of work friends recently turned neighbors? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 16, 2007 - 9 answers

The Dos & Don'ts for sleeping with your neighbor...

So I've started sleeping with my neighbor... [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 25, 2007 - 16 answers

I've seen the light, and it's killed the mood.

Okay, my neighbors, in Albuquerque, have taken it upon themselves to make use of their security light, keeping it on from 7pm until sunrise, and, well, it's driving me nuts. What options do I have? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 24, 2007 - 27 answers

I am the noisemaker.

Seeing this question and this question about noisemaking in apartments made me think about my situation. I am the noisemaker. Supposedly. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 27, 2006 - 35 answers

Neighbor sex and night vision goggles?

If I have sex indoors (main-floor room) with the lights off, at night, in front of windows with the blinds open...what are the chances of being spied on with night vision goggles? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 10, 2006 - 26 answers

neighbors dealing drugs

My next door neighbors are running an indoor marijuana farm. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 26, 2005 - 116 answers

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