Entries Tagged as 'California'
“I’m not a car guy,” writes our submitter from Los Angeles, “but I’m in love with my neighbor’s car. I walk by every day hoping a ‘For Sale’ sign will show up.” Today, he happened to found this note (which I read more like the beginning of a story story) stuck to the windshield instead.
related: Signed, Your Proud Wife
Tags: car · Los Angeles · love & marriage
“Every once in awhile,” writes Sarah in San Diego, “some disgruntled person in my condo building slides a (always unsigned) note under my door declaring their fury at some minor offense. This is the latest.”
“For the record,” Sarah adds, “said pants were bright-pink Lilly Pulitzer circa 1985; put near a window to dry — I don’t trust my thrift shop purchases to just any dryer — and I think only added to the general festivity of July 4th as they fluttered in the cross breeze!”
related: Sentimental pants
Tags: neighbors · San Diego
Jeff in California was not too happy when a neighbor slapped this on his door. “I am a lover of vintage neon,” he says, “and do not drink Budweiser or hang out in dive bars.” (I’m guessing his neighbor didn’t catch the nuance.)
related: Tacky, you say?
Tags: a matter of taste · California · neighbors
Tags: cats · kitchen · Los Angeles · note wars · office · shameless meme-mongering
This seems like a conversation you should probably have in person, no? I mean…ouch.
related: Dear Alex, GET OUT.
Tags: Berkeley · moving/not moving · roommates
Our submitter spotted this twist on a well-worn trope in the Potrero Hill neighborhood of San Francisco.
related: Do you know these dogs???
Tags: dogs · love & marriage · San Francisco · shit
An eye for an eye, I understand. But a flower for joint inflammation?
(Thanks to Sandra in Los Angeles for submitting!)
related: No, He uses Vaseline.
Tags: flowers, trees, houseplants & gardens · God · Los Angeles · stealing
Writes Matt in West Hollywood: “Apparently a certain ‘Alex’ in our neighborhood has been downing protein smoothies and then discarding the cups on the street.” Not cool, man. Not cool.
related: The City of Brotherly Littering
Tags: California · littering · p.s.
Steve in Los Angeles says his dog has been having some separation anxiety, typically crying for about 30 minutes to an hour after Steve leaves for work. He recently found this oh-so-helpful advice taped to his front door. (His response: “WTF?!”)
Steve, just to put things in perspective, you might want to take a look at the Chicago approach:
related: My bite is work than your bark
Tags: "helpful" advice · Chicago · dogs · Los Angeles · neighbors · noise · warning
Cynthia in San Francisco says she was about to check the class schedule at her gym when she saw that their website was no longer operational. “There is so much YES going on here,” she says, of the screenshots she was able to grab. “I barely make it to the gym anyway and this is a great excuse to quit altogether. I’m more of a yoga person anyhow!”
related: The Mad Bomber
extra credit: Burger King Twitter Hacked, Turned into McDonalds [gizmodo.com]
Tags: gym · money · posted online · San Francisco