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Originally posted by SubTruth
reply to post by Night Star
Maybe the problem is not with everyone else but is a little closer to home.
It reminds me of a great story maybe you have heard it before it is about the neighbor next door who is always wondering when are you going to cut your grass......as the grass in his yard has gone to seed it is so long.
But I am sure you will find ton of sympathy in this progressive everybody wins world.
edit on 3-5-2013 by SubTruth because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Hopechest
No, but I live in the desert...my nearest neighbor is about 5 miles away and he's only there half the year.
Don't like it then I guess you should move. Either that or become either more obnoxious than them. Maybe they will get the hint.
Here's what I would do.
Begin shotgun practice every morning at 6 a.m. You can use blanks but make sure its loud and you do it for at least an hour a day.
Next I would buy some pet snakes and make sure your neighbor kids see them. You may happen to mention they escaped next time they are screaming in the tent.
I would buy some fish and leave it out for a few days so the smell drifts around the neighborhood....hopefully you will be so obnoxious they will approach you and you can bargain with them.
Originally posted by Bugeisha
Perhaps try talking to them and establish a relationship? They may be hard to approach or obnoxious, but despite the gap in demographic you'll find them warm and friendly if you treat them in the manner you would expect to be treated.
The divide between you and them really is minimal, a matter of space, circumstances and time.
Excuse me if that comes across as condescending, by no means my intention.
One thing my grandfather and parent's taught me, value & cherish your neighbours,and like all things, we can't always choose them.