|October 12, 2003|
Neighbors are making a terrible racket late at night. How long do you tolerate
it before taking action?
I'd keep a log for a week and then get in touch with the police.
If you're on good terms with them just tell them as soon as it becomes an issue. If you're not on good terms with them join 'em.
After 10 o'clock, I'd go over and tap on their door. Then their actions would determine my actions.
I have a
high tolerance for noise and actually can sleep through anything. If it
is something that is recurring, I might wait to day hours to have a calm
talk with the folks. If after repeated infractions, I would eventually
call the cops. This would probably take months for me to do this.
I guess it depends on how often they do this. If it's really out of the ordinary, I'll try to put up with it for as long as it takes, but if it became a regular habit, I'd lose patience pretty fast!
That all depends.
Our neighbors are two couples of retirement age, one couple whose youngest
(I think) kid graduated from high school in the spring, and one couple
with two small children. So the chances of noisy parties are minimal,
and I would expect there to be a reason if they were making lots of noise
late at night. I'd want to know the reason before I called the cops or
something. When I was in the bottom of a duplex, though, I had completely
lost patience with the guys living above us. I was okay with an occasional
party--we were all young--but they
I wouldn't take any action unless I knew the racket was caused by something criminal. If it's just noise from a party, I'll let it go because if it's bad enough, some other neighbor will take care of it.
Depends on what kind of mood I am in. If it was keeping me from sleeping I would probably let them know.
If it's the weekend and they don't party hardy too often, I'd tend to let it go unto 2:00 am. During the week and I have to get up a 6:00am. My limit would be 11:00pm.
Depends on the night and what kind of ruckuss. If its a weekend....chill... its the weekend. If its a weekend but there is fighting...oh yeah call the police. if its a work nite and there is any kind of ruckuss, give it about an hour unless it is fighting, give it till it gets out of control.
It depends on how tired I am and how often they make such noise.
My nearest neighbors are too far away to be heard.
We had this problem. We usually called the police at 11:30 pm to complain. Butthead has since moved so it is no longer a problem.
Probably about a half hour if it's a week night.