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    Smoking???? When to draw the line with Neighbors

    I have a 17 month old daughter and live in an apartment building. Something I am deffinetly not proud of as I hate raising her in an apartment setting with all these rug rats running around. Anyway, this is the second set of neighbors I have had that do nothing but sit outside all night and smoke. This is really only a problem two months out of the year when I want the windows open. I grew up in with parents who smoked but were very respectful around others and me. I understand smoking but when do I draw the line and freak out?



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    Re: Smoking???? When to draw the line with Neighbors

    I know how ya feel i guess you could just ask if they could smoke further away from the building because all of their smoke is coming into your apartment. i wouldnt freak out i would just ask


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    Re: Smoking???? When to draw the line with Neighbors

    Quote Originally Posted by tman24 View Post
    I know how ya feel i guess you could just ask if they could smoke further away from the building because all of their smoke is coming into your apartment. i wouldnt freak out i would just ask
    Done it to both neighbors and they look at me like I'm a freakn moron.



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    Re: Smoking???? When to draw the line with Neighbors

    Sorry to say there probly is much you can do. As long as they are not smoking in your apt or on you porch, I guess you have to learn to live with it.


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    Re: Smoking???? When to draw the line with Neighbors

    Maybe talk to the landlord?


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    Re: Smoking???? When to draw the line with Neighbors

    Quote Originally Posted by TommyTalknSport View Post
    Done it to both neighbors and they look at me like I'm a freakn moron.
    Jebus dude, are you serious? What about leaf burning season? I'm not even a smoker but give me a ******* break.


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    Re: Smoking???? When to draw the line with Neighbors

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCyclones View Post
    Jebus dude, are you serious? What about leaf burning season? I'm not even a smoker but give me a ******* break.
    Well considering you aren't suppose to smoke within ten feet of an apartment building I think smoking on your patio is pretty rude. Maybe that's just me. Personally I could care less but when my daughter is home when smoke is coming into my apartment its a different freakin story.



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    Re: Smoking???? When to draw the line with Neighbors

    Yes, why not talk to the landlord? The landlord probably can't ask the neighbors to stop smoking, but perhaps can move you to another open apartment? Also, why not get an air purifier? It helps quite a bit.



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    Re: Smoking???? When to draw the line with Neighbors

    Weed or cigs?


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    Re: Smoking???? When to draw the line with Neighbors

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    Weed or cigs?
    Peace pipes.



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    Re: Smoking???? When to draw the line with Neighbors

    Quote Originally Posted by TommyTalknSport View Post
    I have a 17 month old daughter and live in an apartment building. Something I am deffinetly not proud of as I hate raising her in an apartment setting with all these rug rats running around. Anyway, this is the second set of neighbors I have had that do nothing but sit outside all night and smoke. This is really only a problem two months out of the year when I want the windows open. I grew up in with parents who smoked but were very respectful around others and me. I understand smoking but when do I draw the line and freak out?
    I think you're being ridiculous, personally, especially for a problem that occurs only 2 months out of the year. And this is coming from a guy who has kids, has lived in an apartment before and hates smoking. if you don't like it, move.



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    Re: Smoking???? When to draw the line with Neighbors

    I would probably just do whatever I could to make their lives a living hell until they either stopped or moved.



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    Re: Smoking???? When to draw the line with Neighbors

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    Re: Smoking???? When to draw the line with Neighbors

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    Re: Smoking???? When to draw the line with Neighbors

    The chances of cigarette smoke from outdoors coming into your apartment and affecting the health of any human being are slim to none. Second hand smoke in general is most likely nothing more than an annoyance. Don't take my word for it:

    The Skeptic Doc The Myth of Second Hand Smoke

    BTW - I am a non-smoker.



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