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#433349 - 11/28/07 04:48 AM Nosey Neighbors
Mystic Wildlife Offline
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Registered: 01/23/07
Posts: 1186
Loc: Connecticut
I've been living in my house for ten years now. New houses have gone up around and I have a new neighbor accross the way. Occasionally i burn cardboard boxes, nothing much. Yesterday I burned a box my MTP supplies came in (including my new sheffield knife!). It had been raining two days so everything was wet.

Soon three fire trucks and two cop cars pull up. It's dark at this time. They are looking for a fire. I told them I burned a small box. They said "did you know it's illegal?" I said "yes. It was a small box." They said "do you know you need a permit?" I said "yes, it was a small box." They said no charges would be filed. They put out the ashes with a big fire extinguisher.

This nosey woman annoys me. She's obviously a city dweller moved to the country. It had been raining for two days, did she think the woods was burning down? My garage door was open, my lights were on and I was working outside. Why didn't she walk out to check on it before calling the whole darn city out? Am I wrong in being annoyed?
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#433354 - 11/28/07 05:00 AM Re: Nosey Neighbors [Re: Mystic Wildlife]
Niteblaster Offline
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Registered: 12/23/06
Posts: 312
Loc: NY
Maybe she should get a ticket for filing a false report. At my work the neighbor is constantly complaing delivery trucks come at 6:30 am he says they can't come before 7:00am. If they do he comes down takes a pic and emails it to the administrator. If someone squeels there tires leaving he calls. If someone has music playing coming in he is out with camera to take pics and call or call police. He called the fire dept. and reported a fire
because the kitchen dept was using a small round walmart special charcoal grill to cook hamburgers. He had called and spoke to me twice before and I told him it was only a small charcoal grill. He told the fire dept he didn't want the barbeque to burn down his house.

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#433380 - 11/28/07 06:29 AM Re: Nosey Neighbors [Re: Niteblaster]
schweg2 Offline
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Registered: 12/23/06
Posts: 649
Loc: NW WI
What is wrong with people? Don't they have anything better to do?
Maybe that's what we get to look forward to when we retire?, be bored and nosey...


Edited by Drifter (11/28/07 07:09 AM)

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#433385 - 11/28/07 06:35 AM Re: Nosey Neighbors [Re: schweg2]
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If you know it was illegal and your niehgbor obviously knows you violated the local laws, I don't know what your beef is. Sounds like you were lucky not to get a ticket.

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#433463 - 11/28/07 08:15 AM Re: Nosey Neighbors [Re: ]
rapman Offline
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Registered: 12/23/06
Posts: 1217
Loc: ohio
next time take a hot dog on a stick out with you. cookout?

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#433468 - 11/28/07 08:21 AM Re: Nosey Neighbors [Re: rapman]
Dead Coyote Offline
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Registered: 02/23/07
Posts: 4378
Loc: Slaughter Slough, MN
 Originally Posted By: rapman
next time take a hot dog on a stick out with you. cookout?
LOL I like that, Improvise, Adapt, & Overcome!
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#433484 - 11/28/07 08:35 AM Re: Nosey Neighbors [Re: rapman]
Mystic Wildlife Offline
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Registered: 01/23/07
Posts: 1186
Loc: Connecticut
 Originally Posted By: rapman
next time take a hot dog on a stick out with you. cookout?


Good one! A friend of mine actually tried that once. The fire marshal wasn't quite sure how to handle that one.

I've been told it's legal to burn in a barrel with a screen over the top. That's the route I'll be going. As for Ms. Nosey, people like her are best ignored.
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#433499 - 11/28/07 08:49 AM Re: Nosey Neighbors [Re: Mystic Wildlife]
Snowshark Offline
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Registered: 03/15/07
Posts: 262
Loc: Chippewa County, Wisconsin
I love to do stuff that is perfectly legal, but drives these people nuts. I live in the country and I can legally shoot my guns anytime, I have my own 100 yard range setup. I had a neighbor that would go nuts if she heard a gun go off, There house is 300 yards away. They called me a couple of times and said that they thought I was shooting there horse!

Stupid is as Stupid does!

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#433519 - 11/28/07 09:04 AM Re: Nosey Neighbors [Re: Snowshark]
trappingman0101 Offline
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Registered: 08/25/07
Posts: 1577
Loc: Eastern Nebraska
Same type of crap goes on around my area to. Its bull
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#433526 - 11/28/07 09:09 AM Re: Nosey Neighbors [Re: trappingman0101]
don Wolf Offline


Registered: 12/22/06
Posts: 5843
Loc: evansville Indiana age67
Geesh, a sign of things to come.

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#433540 - 11/28/07 09:26 AM Re: Nosey Neighbors [Re: don Wolf]
DFronek Offline
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Registered: 12/25/06
Posts: 2332
Loc: N.e.WI. 45
Put her in a small box.lol

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#433567 - 11/28/07 09:43 AM Re: Nosey Neighbors [Re: DFronek]
Tim Wilcox Offline
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Registered: 12/23/06
Posts: 1983
Loc: Silver Springs, NY
Get a 55 gallon barrel & cut it in 1/2, throw a grate over it & you now have a BBQ grill. Not much they can do to you then.
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#433579 - 11/28/07 09:54 AM Re: Nosey Neighbors [Re: schweg2]
boyswannatrap Offline
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Registered: 12/27/06
Posts: 2368
Loc: NY
 Originally Posted By: schweg2
What is wrong with people?


This world is one of pansies

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#433581 - 11/28/07 09:56 AM Re: Nosey Neighbors [Re: Tim Wilcox]
tribalhunterpa Offline
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Registered: 11/18/07
Posts: 409
Loc: corry pa
snake that is crap its his property he should be aloud to do what he wants. i had a run in with my neighbor mind you she lives half mile down the road. the cops show up and try to ticket me for public urination. i live way in the country here the old bat was in my woods seen me peeing by my shed and went home and called the cops. i told the cops she was on posted property and i wanted her sighted. needless to say no one got a ticket
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#433607 - 11/28/07 10:22 AM Re: Nosey Neighbors [Re: Mystic Wildlife]
PresbyRevVA Offline
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Registered: 10/06/07
Posts: 118
Loc: southside, Virginia
Having spent a couple years in NY, I was amazed at the deep conviction on the part of alot of folks there that the Nanny State needed to involve itself in every detail of folks' lives. Good luck in CT.

Unless there is a local prohibition, I think the metal basins with covers and completely enclosed 'outdoor' fireplaces might get you by - its the route I am going myself. We live in the city limits w/no outdoor burning of open fires - but enclosed grills, etc. get a pass.
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#433698 - 11/28/07 11:47 AM Re: Nosey Neighbors [Re: PresbyRevVA]
ArnieTX Offline
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Registered: 11/19/07
Posts: 144
Loc: South Texas - 60 miles west of...
Maybe she's looking for romance??? \:\)

A carboard box of wine should do the trick.
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#433777 - 11/28/07 12:45 PM Re: Nosey Neighbors [Re: ArnieTX]
holdengr Offline
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Registered: 05/07/07
Posts: 832
Loc: Ontario
If your gonna get a ticket anyways, might as well make it worth your while and light her house on fire.........

(obviously this is typed tounge in cheek)

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#433784 - 11/28/07 12:50 PM Re: Nosey Neighbors [Re: ArnieTX]
Aaron Proffitt Offline
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Registered: 10/14/07
Posts: 1527
Loc: El Reno,Oklahoma
 Originally Posted By: ArnieTX
Maybe she's looking for romance??? \:\)

A carboard box of wine should do the trick.


Aww,nothing like candle light(or trash fire light,kinda cool in a vagabond sorta way;might appeal to her Bohemian side) and a box o' wine to make magic happen.
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#433799 - 11/28/07 12:56 PM Re: Nosey Neighbors [Re: Aaron Proffitt]
KYBOY Offline
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Registered: 12/22/06
Posts: 4033
Loc: East, Kentucky
Set up a big BBQ pit smoking with green wood and set a fan up behind it to blow towards her house,LOL
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#433806 - 11/28/07 01:02 PM Re: Nosey Neighbors [Re: KYBOY]
C.Cherry Offline
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Registered: 10/23/07
Posts: 714
Loc: Indiana
Im on the F.D. here in my hometown. Such calls annoy me. The only thing is, burning is legal here w/o a permit as long as we are not in drought conditions (then its REALLY annoying). All in all I wish people would just mind thier own business. The world would be a much better place.
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