Am i overreacting

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by gcjbabbott, Nov 9, 2011.

  1. gcjbabbott

    gcjbabbott Out Of The Brooder

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    Me and DH bought our home six years ago it was a wooded lot and we worked very hard to clear it , then found out the house next door is a rental ,well we got new neighbors 2 weeks ago , we have waved and said hi but they just turn and ignore us then yesterday the guy was cutting grass and came about 2 to 20 foot in our yard , hit my kids swing set and when i tried to talk to him he just walked away like i was not there. I was so mad that he didn't even ask where the property line is and then hit my stuff. I will be put up a fence . I want to call the landlord who i am friends with and let him know but Dh says to let it go so am i overreacting
     
  2. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

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    Guess it all depends on who's perspective you look at it from. I think Most men would say yes, you're overreacting, most women would say you're not.
    Personally, I think the fact that he ignores you when you try to talk to him is ridiculous--unless he's deaf? Regardless, waving is a universal sign language.
    Good fences make good neighbors--and I'd be getting mine up with a quickness...a tall privacy fence that they cant even look over!
    Then just let it go. It's obvious they don't want to be 'friendly' neighbors.
     
  3. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    Put up your fence an call the landlord. Most would want to know there was an issue cause that puts up read flags that could effect him an his proplerty.
     
  4. off-grid hen

    off-grid hen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a little weird. [​IMG] If was just the ignoring, I'd say that some people aren't sociable, and just let it go. If you see him mowing next time move all the stuff so he can mow the rest of your yard. [​IMG]

    I guess just put up a fence? I don't think you're overreacting unless you're really MAD about it. He seems quirky, take it with a grain of salt. If they destroy your stuff that's a different story. I'd say nothing and wait and see what happens, but I'm kind of a people watcher.
     
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Call the landlord. This guy needs to be squared away before his behavior of 'disregard' escalates.
     
  6. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    Have the land lord put a fence up to keep his renters where they belong!!!
     
  7. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Yeah, I'd call the landlord. Especially if you are friendly with him. He needs to take care of that situation quickly.
     
  8. TinyChickenLady

    TinyChickenLady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Do both because you are not overreacting.
    Talk to the landlord first before you incur unnecessary expenses. He may put his foot down and there won't be any need for a fence or he might put up his own.
     
  9. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Quote:I totally agree.
     
  10. Beekissed

    Beekissed True BYC Addict

    I say get a BB gun, hide, and shoot a couple into his bee-hind parts when he encroaches on your space. Bet that gets his attention. [​IMG] Just kiddin', folks.....

    I had a bad neighbor once who tied a continually barking dog right on the property line, far from their house and close to mine. The BB gun approach taught the dog not to bark all the time. Classic conditioning. [​IMG]
     
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