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(Lodi News-Sentinel)   Neighbor of the year candidates call three government agencies and then file lawsuit to stop dust resulting from girl riding her horse   (lodinews.com ) divider line
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2007-08-31 11:57:28 PM  
wrrshiper: I'm free next Thursday. My alley or yours?

I think I love you.
 
2007-09-01 12:25:14 AM  
wrrshiper: Mija: I truly hope you lose and have to pay your neighbors attorney fees and court costs.

It's looking like I'll win. Another case just went that way about 6 months ago. And I'll get costs because he fought me.

/people who smoke are dumb and well as assholes


no, you're an asshole, and your kids will probably grow up to be assholes from watching your example.
 
2007-09-01 12:28:47 AM  
Hopefully my son will learn to stand up for his rights.
 
2007-09-01 12:33:11 AM  
wrrshiper is a perfect example of why I'm glad I no longer live in California. At least in Texas, if my neighbor has an issue with something from my house, they TALK to me rather than calling a cop, the county or a lawyer. Only issue the neighbor has had here is with our surround sound at night after his kid goes to bed - and we keep it turned down after 8:30 PM once we were asked to.
 
2007-09-01 12:34:52 AM  
wrrshiper: Hopefully my son will learn to stand up for his rights.

Or maybe he'll learn to mind his own business and leave others alone to enjoy their lives.
 
2007-09-01 12:37:13 AM  
Because if there's any group that's guaranteed to get you quick results, it's a government agency.
 
2007-09-01 12:48:39 AM  
C0rf: "Horse?" You mean the extra-large mammals with rich mammals on top, who crap all over public trails and do vastly more damage than we mountain bikers do but get free passes (see: "rich mammals," cf. "lobbying industry")?

Well, unlike what you're spewing, horse manure is biodegradable.
 
2007-09-01 01:12:21 AM  
FOR PONY!
 
2007-09-01 01:13:34 AM  
wrrshiper: Mija: You do not have a right to tell someone what to do on their property.

Law says I do. Especially California Law.


Oh, you're one of those people.

Look, everyone else is right. Close the window or buy a fan and farking deal with it. You've only got two sets of neighbors; it's not wise to make enemies of them so quickly.
 
2007-09-01 01:15:04 AM  
MusicMakeMyHeadPound: FOR PONY!

Hail.
 
2007-09-01 01:20:58 AM  
wrrshiper: Hopefully my son will learn to stand up for his rights.


Actually, hopefully he'll die before he reaches breeding age, or at least become sterile. Those weak genes shouldn't be perpetuated.
 
2007-09-01 01:50:36 AM  
I've seen the wind kick up more dust than a horse. Maybe they should sue Mother Nature and Father God.
 
2007-09-01 02:00:27 AM  
wrrshiper: Hopefully my son will learn to stand up for his rights.

Hopefully he'll be able to stand up at all, what with you not taking any precautions to protect his health. California has some of the worst weather in the world and you leave the windows open?
 
2007-09-01 03:23:16 AM  
Are their any Farkers that live in Maryland? I've heard Maryland has some kind of law that allows a neighbor to sue you if he can smell your smoke on his property (some kind of clean breathable air BS?). If this IS true, thank god I dont live in MD.
 
2007-09-01 03:30:59 AM  
I live in an apartment, on the 4th floor.

Yes, it's in CA.

My son has chronic lung disease as a result of premature birth.

The guy below me smokes like a chimney on his own balcony.

When I smell the smoke... I shut my balcony's sliding glass door.

Sue him? If a golfer can hit a golf ball and cause injury but not be liable (they claim the golf course is) why would I blame the smoker who lives below me (and was there first)?

I'm sorry, but not all California residents are so intent on making others conform to their perception of what 'proper' behavior is. Don't judge us all by Wrrshiper's asinine overreaction to a minor inconvenience. The smoker doesn't control the wind, right?

Hell, he smokes in his apartment, and the smoke was getting in the interior space of the wall, and with heat tending to rise? Two small holes in my bathroom's drywall would vent and make half the apartment smell like smoke. Did I sue the guy? No, I plugged the damn holes in the wall (left from a previous tenant's towel rack.. that they took with them!?).
 
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2007-09-01 03:46:27 AM  
wrrshiper: bunch of shiat from Wikipedia

The fact that the law might be on your side does not make it right, and it doesn't make you any less of an asshole.
 
2007-09-01 03:54:01 AM  
wrrshiper: Mija: You do not have a right to tell someone what to do on their property.

Law says I do. Especially California Law.


Keep us posted. We all want to laugh when the judge rules that a. he gets to smoke wherever the fark he wants, b. he can butt out the ashes on your kid's forehead, and c. he gets to refer to you in public as the whiny douchebag.
 
2007-09-01 05:10:53 AM  
wrrshiper: Hopefully my son will learn to stand up for his rights.

If he's taken out by a little cigarette smoke, he may want to work on that before moving on to actually standing up.
 
2007-09-01 06:21:33 AM  
I live in Las Vegas - I think I could smoke on my neighbors porch and be ok.
 
2007-09-01 09:53:43 AM  
wrrshiper: Hopefully my son will learn to stand up for his rights.

Don't plan on it. Sounds like the first time he stands on a street corner in 5pm traffic he'll keel over because mommy isn't there to sue the car exhaust.

He isn't learning to stand up for his rights, he's learning that mommy fixes anything that inconveniences him. This thing called the real world will eat him alive.

Reminds me of a kid I fired on his first day. Gave him half the load as anyone else to get the hang of it. At 9 he stomps into my office and tells me that "My mom says you can't work me this hard and that these peoples files you gave me are all losers."

"Personal calls are only allowed on breaks and discussing our clients personal information is a terminating offense. You signed an agreement to that effect when you were hired. You are terminated and if you come back at 5 I will have your check ready."

The world is full of obnoxious teenagers, you can be as picky as you like.
 
2007-09-01 09:54:20 AM  
wrrshiper:Perfect use of the law.

Definition of "perfect" in this context: "it benefits me".

It's excessively litigious people like this (you) who make a mockery of our legal system. Perhaps you don't see the problem, but when you help set a precedent like this you lessen the rights of all Americans -- and that includes your own property rights as well.

Just pray that you never do anything your neighbor can find obnoxious in a legally-actionable way. Depending on his/her personality, you might end up in a never ending cycle of lawsuits that ultimately benefits no one but the lawyers.
 
2007-09-01 10:03:24 AM  
wrrshiper:...I might be an asshole. But my neighbor is a bigger asshole.

For some reason, this really reminds me of something I'd say in elementary school...
 
2007-09-01 10:42:14 AM  
hemogoblin: Sounds like the first time he stands on a street corner in 5pm traffic he'll keel over because mommy isn't there to sue the car exhaust.

First, I'm a man. Why does everyone think I'm a woman?
Second, the law is designs to remedy perceived wrongs.
Third, when the guy said he smoked on his patio to keep the smoke away from his kids, the judge said, "Aha!" and entered the temporary injunction.
Fourth, you all belong in Iraq where they don't believe in the court system either.
Fifth, my kid isn't a weakling, I'm just trying to protect his lungs. I do shut the window, often. He has an inhaler. His doctor wants him to play outside and get exposed to allergens and other mild irritants. Not lung-fulls of second-hand smoke which California LAW thought was bad enough they outlawed in ALL businesses.
This is all I have to say about this old thread.
 
2007-09-01 10:44:46 AM  
wrrshiper Bravo. I haven't been snookered by a BS troll like you in a long time.

Starting on the personal property vein was a good start. The problem is a case like you laid out would be a child welfare case. A judge would bounce it right to the child courts and send a case worker out with a giant vat of F-U to first look at every inch of your house to make sure you are doing everything possible, then determine if the neighbor was doing anything that could be considered unreasonable. Then you would have to deal with child services popping up randomly and live in fear of the neighbor calling them anytime he thinks something is wrong.

Well played. Your skills are coming along.
 
2007-09-01 11:28:41 AM  
hemogoblin - the problem here is that wrrshper doesn't state what community in California he lives in. There are many (Berkley, Davis and Marin County spring to mind instantly) that would allow him to get an injunction against his neighbor for smoking too close to his open windows, because it has a negative affect on the enjoyment of his property.

I lived in a small community in Stanislaus County, CA for a time. The apartment I rented had a very nice outdoor patio and a view of the pastures. I set up an outdoor table, chairs, ashtray and covered steel wastecan for the cigarette butts. A neighbor that lived across a common lawn that was 50 feet wide complained to the property manager about my outdoor smoking.

"It might affect the children that play on the lawn."

The property manager came out to investigate. It was determined that the neighbor (a recent transplant from the Bay Area) had failed to take into account that I didn't use the patio until after sundown, my apartment was on the second floor and smoke rises and needed to STFU.
 
2007-09-01 11:31:21 AM  
hemogoblin: I'm a man. Why does everyone think I'm a woman?

BWAAA HAAA HAAA HAAAAA!!
Your son sounds like he's more of a man than you will ever be.
 
2007-09-01 11:58:36 AM  
wrrshiper:
First, I'm a man. Why does everyone think I'm a woman?


Because you have a sandy vagina.
 
2007-09-01 12:54:34 PM  
Khazar-Khum I think you meant man-gina.
 
2007-09-01 01:12:50 PM  
I have the solution to this problem.

Put a stop on all lawsuits for one year. Let Americans grow up and stop being law-addicted babies and figure out how to solve problems without resorting to a lawsuit. Or, as is more likely the case, descend into widespread civil war and stop being a pain in everyone else's @ss.


Also:

My fiance is teaching me slowly how to ride him while she has been at it for I believe now 15 years and can train others.

heh

heh heh
 
2007-09-01 03:03:33 PM  
wrrshiper: Miracle Whip: Because dick heads such as me pay HUGE sales taxes on cigarettes

At least you don't have to save for retirement.



Nope. I'll take the American way out and sue the tobacco co. when I am older and claim that the smoking was to blame for all my misery. As farked up as laws are, I'll probably win.

Oh yeah-and live off the 401k plan that I have invested in heavily since I was 18. I could retire now, but I don't want to be bored.

\own my house and car free and clear
\\kiddies college fund well invested
\\\going for a smoke and a pancake
 
2007-09-01 03:08:40 PM  
wrrshiper: While I'm not a troll, as some suggest, I might be an asshole. But my neighbor is a bigger asshole. He was flicking his cigarette butts into my kids' sandbox after my first complaint to him.

I hope he burns down your house, with you in it. And your stupid kid, too.
 
2007-09-01 05:05:12 PM  
Don't get mad get even, raise pigs.
 
2007-09-01 07:29:20 PM  
wrrshiper: While I'm not a troll, as some suggest, I might be am an asshole.

Fixed that for you.
 
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