To knock on neighbours door at 9am?
hibbledibble · 19/07/2015 08:03
They were having a party, mostly on their doorstep and making noise till I finally snapped and told them to go inside at 4.30 am. Dds were woken.
Wibu to knock on their door at 9am and have a polite discussion about acceptable Boise levels at night?
Chasingsquirrels · 19/07/2015 08:15
Of course it would be unreasonable, 9am on a Sunday is too early, particularly when you know they have been up late.
Yes they were also being selfish and unreasonable but their selfish actions wouldn't make yours any less selfish.
What would you possibly hope to achieve from such a confrontation?
A reasonable discussion at a later time would be much more likely to yield positive results.
hibbledibble · 19/07/2015 08:16
Brussels I didn't say something earlier because if I complain then it wakes me up properly, I am also tolerant to a certain level of night time noise (like when our neighbour had a 50th party but did warn us and kept people inside) but this was just taking the piss.
FurtherSupport · 19/07/2015 08:24
Depends what you're hoping to achieve. You're not going to get any sensible discussion or agreement if you wake them up, that needs to wait until this afternoon, or probably tomorrow.
If you want "revenge". 9am is fine for Dc to be playing out (do they like paying with saucepan lids?) and by 9:30 you can get the lawn mower out.
Writerwannabe83 · 19/07/2015 08:30
My DH had to hold me back last weekend when my selfish area neighbours were having a party until gone 2.30am. I was furious!!! Our neighbours also constantly park across our drive, both when our cars are on it and also if our cars aren't on it. If we knock on the door to ask them to move it they don't answer even though we know they are in.
The next time he has a party (has had two in the last four weekends) I will be calling the police about it.
Jollyphonics · 19/07/2015 08:33
I'd be more inclined to save a proper discussion until later, because if you knock now it'll be obvious that you're doing it for revenge. There's nothing wrong with that, and if you want to really punish them then that's completely fine, but it may end up starting a full-on tit-for-tat battle, with them making more and more noise late at night.
However, I would have no hesitation in getting on with normal day time activities - kids playing noisily outside, maybe some music, mowing the lawn perhaps - nothing that would be an obvious act of revenge, but enough to wake them up!
Then later I'd have a serious talk. If this is a regular thing then it's totally out of order. If it was a one-off then the very least they should have done is warned you way in advance.
Onedayinthesun · 19/07/2015 08:35
OP I had this the other weekend until 4am with my selfish neighbours and many here on MN said I was kill joy!
Next day I went out and cleaned my car about 9ish with the radio on, kids playing out the front and other neighbours came out and started their gardening...they were up and about looking rough as from 10am. I decided not to approach them because I was angry and it wouldn't have achieved anything as they are unreasonable selfish people. I enjoy just blanking them now
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