Entries Tagged as 'neighbors'

Neighbors too loud? The Police can handle it.

October 27th, 2014 · 7 Comments

This one speaks for itself, no?

Every breath you take Every move you make Every bond you break Every step you take Is really audible through the floor. xo

(Thanks to our submitter, Bonnie in Edinburgh.)

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Tags: neighbors · noise

Return to sender

October 11th, 2014 · 46 Comments

Writes our submitter: “This note was left in the TEMPORARY mailbox that we put up to collect mail during a substantial construction phase at our house.”

In order to appease the anonymous critic, she says, “I have since placed a large neon green bow around the offending structure,” and plans to continue. “I’m going for the ‘North Pole threw up here’ look,” she says.

You have a beautiful house but your mailbox is ugly. Change it with a better one. xxx

related: #mailboxproblems

extra credit: uglymailbox.com: cool & crazy mailboxes 

Tags: there goes the neighborhood · unsolicited feedback

This used to be a pretty doormat.

September 26th, 2014 · 25 Comments

Out submitter in Chicago notes that, remarkably enough, within a day or so of this note being posted (or rather, secured with packing tape to the floor), the oh-so-pretty doormat magically reappeared!

This used to be a pretty doormat until some dumb fuckin' asshole took it

(I’d like to imagine that this was the stolen doormat in question.)

THE NEIGHBORS HAVE BETTER STUFF

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extra credit: How to keep a doormat from being stolen [metafilter.com]

Tags: Chicago · neighbors · stealing

Out: pink flamingos. In: headstones?

August 25th, 2014 · 70 Comments

So…what is it about the Minnesota suburbs that makes the idea of killing someone’s pet the height of hilarity?

Here lies the last dog that shit in my yard

Here lies the last dog that pooped in my yard.

At least in Seattle they try to be a bit poetic about it.

Here lies cold and hard the last damn dog that shit in my yard

(Thanks to Scott, Karen, and Sarah for submitting!)

related: You forgot something!

 

Tags: dogs · neighbors · shit

This ain’t Tweeter or Bookface!

August 14th, 2014 · 49 Comments

Spotted by Andy at his apartment complex in San Francisco. #kidstoday!!!

This ain't Tweeter or Bookface!

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Tags: neighbors · noise · odor

The Miracle of Love

August 5th, 2014 · 73 Comments

We all love a good drama, don’t we?

The Miracle of Love

 

related: A love story for the ages

Tags: neighbors · noise · spurned lover

Does your cat have a death wish?

July 28th, 2014 · 112 Comments

Danielle in Baltimore says copies of this notice were posted on electrical poles, fences, and doors all around her apartment complex.

Does your cat have a death wish?

 

related: I’m a cat. It’s okay for me to be outside. (OR IS IT?!)

Tags: Baltimore · cats · clip art catastrophe · neighbors

The taking tree

July 10th, 2014 · 54 Comments

Our submitter lives in a group of eight cottages in Alameda, California. She writes: “One of my neighbors, Mark, has a lemon tree and he always tells everyone to ‘Help themselves!’ However, last week, someone took the last lemon — which really upset Mark. A couple hours later, we noticed what looked like a peach on the lemon tree.”

The Taking Tree

related: The right to bear fruit

Tags: California · flowers, trees, houseplants & gardens · neighbors

Sleepless in Sydney

June 22nd, 2014 · 49 Comments

William in Sydney spotted this note on the notice board of an apartment block he was visiting. If you’re going to tackle a DIY project, I reckon that Saturday morning is as good a time as any, no?

To the unit undergoing renovations, you know who you are, I wanted to thank you for the loud drilling on a Saturday morning. It was really considerate of you and I'm sure you gave a thought to your neighbors. I work late shift at the hospital, so thank you again, I really appreciate the lack of sleep. --Your neighbors you know. Fellow residents in the building

Confidential to the notewriter: As someone who also a) lives in an apartment complex and b) works the night shift at a hospital, I’m surprised you haven’t figured out by now that the world doesn’t revolve around you and your schedule. The graveyard shift is already taking years off your life. How about you do everyone a favor and use some of that sweet shift differential to buy yourself a pair of earplugs?

related: Hello, 911? My neighbors are loud walkers!

 

Tags: neighbors · noise · sarcasm · sleeping · Sydney · you know who you are

Polite notice, terrible font

June 12th, 2014 · 128 Comments

Rebecca in London spotted this notice in her boyfriend’s block of flats. “While it’s true you do notice washing machines running, they’re not that loud,” she says. “On the night of the note being ‘edited’, there was defiant laundry running at 11:30pm.”

Polite notice (TERRIBLE FONT) Let's be considerate neighbors

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Tags: "polite notice" · laundry · London · neighbors · noise · rebuttals