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Old 05-17-2008, 07:51 PM   #31
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Whenever something like this happens my brother also says serendipity. i just don't worry about whatever it is but it sure resolves lot of questions. Dave, if you do build shed, please don't use building to store junk behind it if you have neighbors behind the shed. They wouldn't want to see it either. Wherever you put it I wish you good luck with no headaches.
I have a 6 foot board on board fence around the whole yard.. they can't see my yard and I cannot see theirs.
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Old 05-17-2008, 07:58 PM   #32
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I have a 6 foot board on board fence around the whole yard.. they can't see my yard and I cannot see theirs.
I envy you, LOL.
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Old 05-18-2008, 08:39 AM   #33
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I have a 6 foot board on board fence around the whole yard.. they can't see my yard and I cannot see theirs.
I am seriously thinking about doing this. I just realized how many of those privacy fences are being put up. Evidently, everyone has same reason. AS I have mentioned in other threads that my neighbor across the street has her son who works for some kind of computer communication business that he can hack in on my telephone line. NO ONE BELIEVES IT! So I have to go through process of hiring private investigator. This woman is real terror who gets her way no matter if she uses her kids to do it. So very very sick. Only word to describe it. No fence can stop this. Since it has gone on for more than 3 years I am aware of the difference in the phone when he is on it and when he is not. This may sound crazy but sure hope it never ever happens to any of you. It does start to affect you mentally.

I did go to Lowes yesterday and lot of choices of fencing. It surely would stop me from seeing the stuff. This neighborhood has gotten filled with people who seem to disregard and disrespect their neighbors. Isn't there scripture, love thy neighbor? Who could, when they reach to such low levels to make your life miserable. Weekends are the worst. Plus not being able to use the phone I pay for service. Makes me feel like I am sick. Only real help is this site. Thank you for your time and your understanding. Guess misery loves company.
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Old 05-19-2008, 08:42 AM   #34
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I am seriously thinking about doing this. I just realized how many of those privacy fences are being put up. Evidently, everyone has same reason. AS I have mentioned in other threads that my neighbor across the street has her son who works for some kind of computer communication business that he can hack in on my telephone line. NO ONE BELIEVES IT! So I have to go through process of hiring private investigator. This woman is real terror who gets her way no matter if she uses her kids to do it. So very very sick. Only word to describe it. No fence can stop this. Since it has gone on for more than 3 years I am aware of the difference in the phone when he is on it and when he is not. This may sound crazy but sure hope it never ever happens to any of you. It does start to affect you mentally.

I did go to Lowes yesterday and lot of choices of fencing. It surely would stop me from seeing the stuff. This neighborhood has gotten filled with people who seem to disregard and disrespect their neighbors. Isn't there scripture, love thy neighbor? Who could, when they reach to such low levels to make your life miserable. Weekends are the worst. Plus not being able to use the phone I pay for service. Makes me feel like I am sick. Only real help is this site. Thank you for your time and your understanding. Guess misery loves company.
Now this same neighbor has started wearing same kind of clothes I do. When i wear jogging pants she comes out with them on. If I have jeans she wears jeans, slacks (same color) she wears them and same color shirts. What is her problem? It is like looking a mirror. Everyone says she is jealous. About what? She has more than she needs and jealous of me? this woman needs mental help. I try not to be visible but have to go to get the mail and she watches constantly. Would this not drive you crazy? Guess this is off the topic but neighbors is what I can't stand. Two are agitators others act normal. So very sad that all of them can't be normal. I don't get it why she tries to dress the way I do. Maybe I just started noticing because she is started to really affect me with her being so nosey.
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Old 05-19-2008, 04:30 PM   #35
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Guess no one has this problem? I wouldn't hope so. This is really something that is so odd that I have hard time believing it. Do any of you have suggestions as to how I can cope with living across the street from this individual? I have seen some television shows where they reveal things that happened and even their own family didn't believe them until something tragic happened. Sick people in this world. never know who will be living in your neighborhood!

I have done everything to try to discourage them from their interest in my life but still continues.
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Old 05-19-2008, 08:06 PM   #36
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i live in a mobil home park. there are many rules about noise, dogs, trash, unsightly messes in yards and no one enforces em. then they have the nerve and try to raise the fees.

two neighbors behind me are slobs. trash spilled on ground, lots of stuff (can't even tell what it is) piled up in back patio. the onw next to them had an old boxed springs out there that got wet. then we have the people that think others should be able to share their music.

one thing that seems to help, is these kind of people tend to move out very quickly.

oh well, i am just an old cranky lady. lol chin up all it could be worse. ted bundy could live next door.





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Old 05-19-2008, 08:20 PM   #37
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I used to have a neighbor who would sunbathe in MY front yard. I'm not talking about the side of the yard I'm talking about in the MIDDLE of my front yard. Wierd! Thank goodness they moved!

Now, I have one who walks his dog (no leash) and allows it to crap in other peoples yards. I saw the dog the other day start to squat in my yard and I yelled out the front door, "Don't let your dog crap in my yard!" He just called the dog and went on.

I really envy Suziquzie all out there by herself !
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Old 05-19-2008, 08:27 PM   #38
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There's an acre of ground between our closest neighbor and us, and we like it like that.
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Compost piles work great if made properly and kept up. But even better is the worm box. It is the same as a compost pile, but with the addition of wood chips and maybe some pete moss. Teh redworms consume the wood and vegetable matter, and give off casings that are among the best fertilizers available, period. They are slow release and odorless. In fact, there are companies that cultivate redworms for the casings, and then liquify and sell it.

The reason comercial fertalizers harm the environment is that the nutrients are carried as salts, and can oversalt the land over time, eventually destroying the ability of the soil to support life. Worms provide the nutritional casings, and very quickly. They multiply like crazy, and so as time goes on, they break down the vegetable matter (grass clippings, leaves, crushed egg shells, and vegetable kitchen scraps) even more efficiently. This is a much faster process than normal compost which relies on bacerial agents and insects to do the same job.

Red worms can tolerate more heat than earthworms and nightcrawlers, but the pile still must be turned and kept moist to prevent excessive heat build up and to keep the worms moist (they breathe through their skin and must be moist to survive).

Point these things out to your neighbor. Maybe print some articles off of the internet about redworm boxes and give them to him. It just might mend bad relations, and give you an odor-free alternative to the compost pile, and him, the perfect fertilizer. Then he won't have to purchase the comercial varieties. And that's good for everyone.

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Old 05-19-2008, 09:07 PM   #40
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Mama and babetoo, you both have it bad too. But your people come and go. This one is here 20 +years. I feel she could afford a much bigger better house but the woman is so possessed that she will not move until she has had her satisfaction of making me move. I cannot afford it like she can. Her husband not only is foreman at big printing company but they own a dart business here also. There was big writeup in newspaper last year that the dart business was of $300,000 value. Can you believe it or was she telling lie like she normally does.

She is in dog rescue group and has heard my brother talk about his daughter having 16 dogs. Then her husband comes over here and tells me that at one time they had '16' dogs you think this was coincidence?

anyway, about the gal sunbathing on the lawn that is really guts. Was she trying to imply she can plop down anywhere she wants? That is hard to understand. But don't these people make you wonder if YOU are NORMAL? T he neighbor on the telephone, her family parks in front of my house rather than in front of their house. That is trying to test me to see if I will say something. I just park down the street in front of someone else's house. What can I do? The people with the mattresses and garbage is really upsetting. To come home to see that or worse have company from church come to the door, guess you can be thankful they don't put the mattress in front of your door. Hard to look at positives when everything around you is like making a mockery of you and your values.

Well I do thank you for your responses cause I know they are sincere and at the same time hurtful. I would not disrespect any of you like that. Why couldn't we all be neighbors? Wouldn't that be okay? I think we are all sensitive and considerate people. Just shame not live in same location.

Thank you all for your time. Will hope your days will get better and mine too.

Goodweed, I will try and do as you suggest. Often I have tried different neighborly suggestions and i never see them being done. He is the other one who is goofy neighbor. One in the front and one in the back.
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