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Thank you! I'm so glad you posted

Posted By: Anon on 2006-10-08
In Reply to: I started a neighborhood watch a couple of years ago...sm - Georgia gal

this message because yesterday and all through the early hours this morning the noise was unbearable, and now I have to work an 8-10 hour shift on almost no sleep.  You are right about the people moving and new ones coming in; we never had this problem out of the 9 years I have owned my house up until early Spring this year when someone new moved in down the street.  I'm sure people know exactly who is causing the noise and other problems, but maybe they are afraid to say anything.  I have found from personal experience and from others that once you try to ask somebody nicely to keep it down, one of two things happens; they either say they are sorry and keep it down, or they turn it up louder, then if you call the police they know it was you.  I have just resorted to calling the police anonymously, although I know they can find out who I am, but the neighbor doesn't have to know it was me. 

I have made up fliers and am going out this afternoon to pass them out, and at least in the meantime ask them to please call the police whenever they hear that music.  It HAS to be bothering more than just me if I can FEEL it and my dog hides behind a chair.  Thanks so much for the tips. 

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Maybe this should be posted on the
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I know - I just posted above sm

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Yes, that was exactly what was posted above you and below
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I only posted the one question
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Are you the one who posted on the Ask the Dr board?

I go to "The Stop Smoking Center" for online support.  I quit for eight years, but this past 13 months have been so crazy that I relapsed exactly one year ago.  I've been peeved at DH and stressed over a lot of stuff, so I lit up one night while out with a friend.  I quit again for three months using Zyban, but relapsed yet again after stopping that.  I do OK during the day with not smoking, but DH smokes outside at home so it's tough to stay quit being around him.  I just keep making excuses to not quit.  That means I'm just not ready yet.  People handle their emotions and stress fine without smoking.  I handled everything fine for eight years without smoking, and those eight years were pretty hairy, too..  For me, it's a question of replacing my bad emotional crutch with a good one.  (Exercise!)

Good for you for making the decision!  You can do it!  Google the support board I told you about, and I'll probably be around here if you want to buddy up or anything.

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Here is a link that was posted on here just a bit ago.
If an alarm had not been going off, she would not have posted.
Women's sexual organs are tucked away whereas men's are not. I do not know one civilization in this world where then men do not cover up their organs. Tribes have he decency to protect children from that.

I posted the email about OSI and this is why
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We posted these at the hospital I used
I guess they all saw the light a couple weeks later and slackened up the workhorse theory.
No, seriously don't. Posted in haste. and FYI
If you think I transcribe in haste, I have an Expander for both.

I apoligize if I misled the OP and for being human.
I know. I wrote this before you posted the other.
She also stated that she has not had any time away from the kids for 8 years. I hardly think that is needing so much time away from them. Just my opinion though. You might think you should take your kids everywhere you go, but it is healthy for a relationship to have alone time, even if your kids are perfect angels.

I personally am looking very forward to this buisness trip. This is about as close as me and my husband have ever been to a honey moon. I will miss my kids why I am gone, even though I will enjoy the time away. Everyone is entitled to a little "me time."
I posted on this a while back...sm

My neighbor asked me what kind of work I do (we had just moved into our new house) and when I told her, she said, "Oh, I could do that"...I wanted to invite her into myoffice and say, have at it honey!

One more GRRRRRR!!!!!!

It all started because someone else posted that
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I posted this thread. (sm)
My thread isn't putting anyone down. I asked a question. If Dano or anyone else doesn't like it or doesn't want to answer, DON'T.

I have my reasons for asking the question. If others get their feelings hurt because someone has a degree or education, too bad for them. I'm not walking on eggshells because of their fractured inferiority complex. I'm not attacking them. I haven't belittled them over their lack of education; if they don't want an education that is their business.

I'm "superior feeling" because I want to know who has achieved higher levels of education.

Go away.
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This guy is amazing who has this place but you just have to look around. There is so much stuff and it is so big that you have to go for one thing at a time because it will overwhelm you. Luckily it is right by our house.
I posted that because my message...sm
had nothing to do with transcription...that's what I consider the *subject* here. But it's nice to have a place to post on just about anything and get good feedback! I don't feel so alone anymore...thanks y'all!
I think there was something recently posted about this
why that posted twice, I only clicked once....nm