Slipped under our door by the downstairs neighbors.
(Guilty as charged.)
related: Seriously…Sugar Ray?
FILED UNDER: Brooklyn · music · neighbors · noise · not-so-veiled threats · Park Slope · the po-po
The Gentle Sherpa
This isn’t really that passive, as they say they tried knocking first. Giving fair warning before you call the cops just seems standardly polite to me.
Considering your choice of playlist (which can only be likened to a recording of the devil evacuating his bowels against your neighbors wall, depending on the MJ you choose), this note is far too even-keeled to be here amongst these other mealymouthed whiners.
May 21, 2007 at 5:42 pm rating: 34
I love the giant “Y’all” at the top.
May 22, 2007 at 7:40 am rating: 10
Britney Spears must have left this for her neighbor when she was with
The Mickey Mouse Club.
May 22, 2007 at 4:13 pm rating: 1
It’s passive-aggressive not to answer your neighbor knocking.
May 22, 2007 at 8:06 pm rating: 15
As someone who has had neighbors with this taste in music and the same propensity to blare it again and again, I can attest that no note asking it to stop can be too passive-aggressive, or just plain aggressive. Talk about sanity killing.
May 22, 2007 at 8:28 pm rating: 5
i like that “ya’ll” too
May 23, 2007 at 1:17 am rating: 3
Are they going to call the actual police department, or the band fronted by Sting? Maybe he could just get Sting and his buddies to hang out in the other apartments….have a battle of the bands or something…
Jun 2, 2007 at 12:23 am rating: 37
Not responding to the knocking on the door is passive aggressive; playing music so loud that the door cannot be heard is just plain aggressive. Either way, no question who the asshole is in this particular situation…
Jun 3, 2007 at 5:57 pm rating: 10
Y’all…. ’nuff said…
And who the hell listens to Amy Grant, Disney, AND Michael Jackson in one night?
That’s just a recipe for disaster!!
Nov 15, 2007 at 10:32 am rating: 10
Is that anything like the recipe for “guilt cookies”?
Nov 15, 2007 at 10:37 am rating: 1
30 and 2
Considering your choice of playlist (which can only be likened to a recording of the devil evacuating his bowels against your neighbors wall, depending on the MJ you choose),
I’ve been reading for a while and this made me laugh out loud to think about this neighbor mistaking music for what was actually fecal matter aimed in her direction with all the force of a milatry projectile.
Maybe not passive aggressive, but certainly weak. Who apologizes in a note after threatening to call the cops? Why not strike it out on the note?
Nov 16, 2007 at 9:13 am rating: 3
With that kind of playlist, the person should be glad the note wasn’t used to set the place on fire.
Dec 31, 2007 at 7:06 pm rating: 8
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Jan 8, 2008 at 8:39 pm rating: 0
I would SO come to your party.
Jul 8, 2008 at 1:24 pm rating: 0
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Oct 2, 2008 at 5:34 pm rating: 0
do that to me one more time…
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Nov 23, 2008 at 12:01 pm rating: 0
i like that they spelled sorry as the lolspeak “sorray” i wonder if that was on purpose
Nov 23, 2008 at 4:37 pm rating: 0
you're an idiot
you imbecile. it is CLEARLY spelled “sorry.” learn to fucking read.
Nov 24, 2008 at 6:52 pm rating: 1
i’m not sure if the submitter should be more ashamed of their complete lack of respect for other human beings… or their fucking rancid taste in music.
Nov 24, 2008 at 6:51 pm rating: 6
You are a shit neighbour. Amy Grant and Disney?
Sep 18, 2009 at 2:27 am rating: 2
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Sep 29, 2009 at 2:19 pm rating: 0
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Sep 16, 2012 at 7:30 am rating: 0
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