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backwoodsbob Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-11 03:17 PM
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25. think it through
if she wants to push a claim of trespass over snow on her property they could easily countersue over verbal assault.

does everything need to be settled in court? Can't she just knock on the door and TALK to him instead of cussing him and flipping him the bird?
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  -The guy across the street threatened me this morning. REACTIVATED IN CT  Jan-29-11 02:16 PM   #0 
  - a forum  Rosa Luxemburg   Jan-29-11 02:26 PM   #1 
  - Thanks !  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jan-29-11 04:18 PM   #40 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jan-29-11 02:33 PM   #2 
  - hire a plow to plow it back onto their property  eShirl   Jan-29-11 02:37 PM   #3 
  - or better yet... offer to split the cost of the plow 3 ways with them to do your driveway too  eShirl   Jan-29-11 02:41 PM   #6 
  - I can do my own driveway - its only about 20 feet long.  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jan-29-11 03:04 PM   #21 
  - that's exactly what I did many years ago when we had a 32" storm  PCIntern   Jan-29-11 02:43 PM   #7 
  - nice  eShirl   Jan-29-11 02:51 PM   #16 
  - wow!  shireen   Jan-29-11 02:58 PM   #18 
  - I may just do it. I talked with a plow driver last night when I  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jan-29-11 03:08 PM   #22 
  - You'll get your chance this Wednesday :-)  UnrepentantLiberal   Jan-29-11 04:58 PM   #54 
  - Love it  LiberalFighter   Jan-29-11 06:23 PM   #72 
  - Then when the other guy gets his plow driver back...  Vinnie From Indy   Jan-29-11 02:44 PM   #8 
  - You're no fun...trying to get all rational and all.  PCIntern   Jan-29-11 02:46 PM   #10 
  - LOL! Well, thanks for that visual! Too funny.  WestSeattle2   Jan-29-11 02:47 PM   #13 
  - snowball fight first, THEN hot chocolate  eShirl   Jan-29-11 02:50 PM   #15 
  - +1!  FailureToCommunicate   Jan-29-11 02:55 PM   #17 
  - I tried the "discuss the issue like grown ups". Mr Landlord  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jan-29-11 03:17 PM   #24 
  - That sounds like an awful lot of trouble.  ohheckyeah   Jan-29-11 05:11 PM   #56 
     - Funny, I never thought of that. Never thought of doing anything  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jan-30-11 05:03 AM   #103 
        - That comment was tongue in cheek...  ohheckyeah   Jan-30-11 02:25 PM   #129 
  - I was tempted to do that ! n/t  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jan-29-11 03:02 PM   #20 
  - sigh.... nt  seabeyond   Jan-29-11 02:39 PM   #4 
  - at 63 you know it will melt soon enough  upi402   Jan-29-11 02:41 PM   #5 
  - This snow is not going anywhere for a long time. We're talking  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jan-29-11 03:22 PM   #26 
  - Do you know the law everywhere? Most municipalities do not allow one to "wait" before clearing.  WinkyDink   Jan-29-11 06:47 PM   #78 
  - so you cussed him and the next meeting flipped him the bird..  backwoodsbob   Jan-29-11 02:45 PM   #9 
  - Because, of course, words/gestures from a 63-yr-old woman DEMAND vandalism.  WinkyDink   Jan-29-11 06:48 PM   #79 
     - and anything a 63 year old doesn't like  backwoodsbob   Jan-29-11 07:13 PM   #81 
        - You've got a problem if you equate these actions.  WinkyDink   Jan-30-11 07:03 AM   #115 
  - My grandma used to say "You get more flies with sugar than vinegar" -  lynne   Jan-29-11 02:46 PM   #11 
  - Who wants to get more flies?!  lunatica   Jan-29-11 03:30 PM   #28 
  - lol. an awesome thread  Liberal_in_LA   Jan-29-11 04:08 PM   #36 
  - Someone with a flyswatter in their hand?  gkhouston   Jan-29-11 06:01 PM   #64 
  - Agree. OP was rude, since she asked our opinions. There are other waysto have handled the matter.  vanlassie   Jan-29-11 04:16 PM   #39 
  - If you WANT flies, sure  saras   Jan-29-11 07:07 PM   #80 
  - The neighbor? The landlord? The plow guy? Who broke the law? -  lynne   Jan-29-11 11:58 PM   #99 
  - I'm guessing you don't hear much of what is said on DU.  Common Sense Party   Jan-29-11 11:34 PM   #95 
  - You're right, I miss a lot here. I avoid the "FU" threads like the plague. -  lynne   Jan-29-11 11:45 PM   #97 
     - Too bad there's not a feature where one can auto-hide all threads  Common Sense Party   Jan-29-11 11:48 PM   #98 
  - Maybe you didn't see  Heathen57   Jan-30-11 05:53 AM   #106 
  - if I were you  onethatcares   Jan-29-11 02:46 PM   #12 
  - Life is not fair.  TicketyBoo   Jan-29-11 02:49 PM   #14 
  - No, I'm not selling my house and moving because of them.  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jan-29-11 03:26 PM   #27 
  - On a slightly lighter note, but along the same lines....  rasputin1952   Jan-29-11 03:01 PM   #19 
  - Speaking of dog crap, Mr Landlord has signs on his fence  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jan-29-11 03:39 PM   #31 
     - Not sure about your area, but most places have  rasputin1952   Jan-29-11 05:56 PM   #61 
        - He doesn't have a live in SO at the moment. The incidents  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jan-29-11 06:01 PM   #63 
  - Don't let it go with reporting to the police.  LiberalFighter   Jan-29-11 03:10 PM   #23 
  - think it through  backwoodsbob   Jan-29-11 03:17 PM   #25 
     - There's nothing to talk about.. The cop said that when they do it  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jan-29-11 03:34 PM   #29 
     - and flipping him off  backwoodsbob   Jan-29-11 03:44 PM   #33 
     - What does "grow up " mean ? That I can't express my anger  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jan-29-11 04:10 PM   #37 
        - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jan-29-11 04:29 PM   #43 
        - if you did me that way over a little snow  backwoodsbob   Jan-29-11 04:34 PM   #47 
        - Right back atcha - both of you !!! n/t  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jan-29-11 06:02 PM   #65 
        - What would you do to an elderly lady?  Heathen57   Jan-30-11 06:09 AM   #107 
        - LOL, Heathen - even though you refer to me as "elderly"  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jan-30-11 02:14 PM   #128 
        - If you did that to me over calling you out for being a jerk  lepus   Jan-30-11 06:35 AM   #111 
           - His wife would help him out then. nt  blueamy66   Jan-30-11 07:53 AM   #119 
        - if you were a man and did me that way  backwoodsbob   Jan-29-11 04:42 PM   #50 
           - There is nothing to talk about.. The cops will be called if they  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jan-29-11 06:10 PM   #68 
     - Didn't you know  ohheckyeah   Jan-29-11 05:18 PM   #57 
     - She did talk to them first. They blatantly ignored her.  eilen   Jan-29-11 04:43 PM   #51 
  - Wait a minute, he put snow on your sidewalk? Isn't that creating a safety hazard for you or any one  madmom   Jan-29-11 03:35 PM   #30 
  - The cop seemed more concerned about my use of the  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jan-29-11 03:40 PM   #32 
  - yeah, that's what doesn't make sense about this story.  Hannah Bell   Jan-29-11 08:26 PM   #86 
     - We're not supposed to shovel or plow it into the street  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jan-30-11 05:15 AM   #105 
  - I doubt that the laws in your state will  Tsiyu   Jan-29-11 03:47 PM   #34 
  - Hugs to you ! I don't want it to get to the point where he  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jan-29-11 04:02 PM   #35 
  - oh please  backwoodsbob   Jan-29-11 04:29 PM   #44 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-29-11 05:21 PM   #58 
     - I'm not crying. I don't need to knock on his door. I don't  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jan-29-11 06:06 PM   #66 
     - Why don't you read the posts she put up?  Heathen57   Jan-30-11 06:15 AM   #108 
  - A huge sign in her yard? Um no.  CatFancy55   Jan-29-11 04:22 PM   #41 
  - Oh yeah, I'm the nut., That's why I get along so well with all  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jan-29-11 05:58 PM   #62 
  - we would have fun  backwoodsbob   Jan-29-11 04:50 PM   #53 
     - Oh. I see.  Tsiyu   Jan-29-11 08:34 PM   #87 
  - It took you 63 years, but maybe now you will have learned that two wrongs don't make a right  Taitertots   Jan-29-11 04:10 PM   #38 
  - I guess his threat wasn't a problem them. NFT  Heathen57   Jan-30-11 06:18 AM   #109 
  - Stand by, Reactived! I hear we are getting another big storm  jonnyblitz   Jan-29-11 04:23 PM   #42 
  - Yes, another couple of feet is predicted. I have a feeling I'll be  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jan-29-11 04:29 PM   #45 
  - I guess I'll be the asshole who points out  Codeine   Jan-29-11 04:32 PM   #46 
  - Bingo.  CatFancy55   Jan-29-11 04:37 PM   #48 
  - Oh, I'll go check myself in right now. Thanks ! n/t  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jan-29-11 06:29 PM   #74 
  - There is nothing more to  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jan-29-11 06:16 PM   #69 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jan-29-11 07:56 PM   #84 
  - Lesson learned: The police are fucking useless.  backscatter712   Jan-29-11 04:41 PM   #49 
  - True. I was talking to a friend tonight about this incident. She  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jan-29-11 06:34 PM   #75 
  - The laws are totally different here.  lepus   Jan-30-11 06:43 AM   #113 
     - I wonder if it would have been ok if she had drawn a gun  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jan-30-11 03:39 PM   #134 
  - Hmmm. Sounds like someone is still mad about getting a speeding ticket recently.  Nye Bevan   Jan-29-11 07:57 PM   #85 
     - Considering the stories I've heard about cops snooping around the homes of people calling them...  backscatter712   Jan-29-11 09:10 PM   #91 
  - Here's what you do.  LucySky   Jan-29-11 04:46 PM   #52 
  - No need to go thru all that. The next time they plow their  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jan-29-11 06:21 PM   #70 
  - Great solution if you want a lifetime of animosity with this man.  LucySky   Jan-29-11 07:41 PM   #82 
     - There are times when a truce  Heathen57   Jan-30-11 06:28 AM   #110 
        - In this world we live in, almost any problem can be solved with a little  LucySky   Jan-30-11 09:38 AM   #120 
           - Sorry, LucySky - but I won't be able to make your fantasy  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jan-30-11 01:40 PM   #122 
              - Fantasy? I have solved problems many times worse than this with a kind word.  LucySky   Jan-30-11 06:54 PM   #135 
  - I agree  TuxedoKat   Jan-30-11 10:25 AM   #121 
     - Mr Landlord has already been crying to my next door  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jan-30-11 02:09 PM   #127 
        - Ok  TuxedoKat   Jan-30-11 02:30 PM   #130 
  - He waved so you flipped him off?  tammywammy   Jan-29-11 05:00 PM   #55 
  - If he wanted to be nice he should  ohheckyeah   Jan-29-11 05:22 PM   #59 
     - Oh heck yeah. nt  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jan-29-11 06:22 PM   #71 
  - Just a question since I am curious.  Nye Bevan   Jan-29-11 05:25 PM   #60 
  - Gotta ask the same question.  woo me with science   Jan-29-11 06:07 PM   #67 
  - Yes, it enabled me to express my feelings n/t  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jan-29-11 06:24 PM   #73 
     - Ah, but "expressing your feelings" in this case did not really help you.  Nye Bevan   Jan-29-11 07:54 PM   #83 
        - Somewhere around here someone has the sig line:  Tsiyu   Jan-29-11 08:45 PM   #89 
           - Refraining from giving the finger and yelling the "f" word does not equate to being a "doormat" nt  Nye Bevan   Jan-29-11 11:12 PM   #94 
  - Odd. Flipping off people usually gets my ass kicked.  lumberjack_jeff   Jan-29-11 06:42 PM   #76 
  - There is no such thing as "instigating". Go above that policeman's level.  WinkyDink   Jan-29-11 06:46 PM   #77 
  - He waved and you gave him the finger?  Lucian   Jan-29-11 08:37 PM   #88 
  - +1. Not surprised the OP has 0 recs.  Kaleva   Jan-29-11 11:37 PM   #96 
     - I wasn't looking for recs. I was looking for a discussion and I  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jan-30-11 04:58 AM   #102 
  - Flipping someone off  TicketyBoo   Jan-29-11 08:55 PM   #90 
  - He didn't have the right to threaten you, and you had the right to flip him off.  TwilightGardener   Jan-29-11 09:44 PM   #92 
  - Yes you were instigating. It could be called provoking an assault  rustydog   Jan-29-11 10:14 PM   #93 
  - Yeah and if the guy beats her to a bloody pulp  Raine   Jan-30-11 02:41 AM   #101 
  - Well, it COULD be, except the law wouldn't recognize it.  WinkyDink   Jan-30-11 07:03 AM   #114 
  - So much for calls for "civility", eh? n/t  PavePusher   Jan-30-11 12:30 AM   #100 
  - Doesn't the city or county own the sidewalks?  BooScout   Jan-30-11 05:07 AM   #104 
  - You a homeowner?  Heathen57   Jan-30-11 06:42 AM   #112 
  - Thank you , Heathen ! Some folks on this thread think I am  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jan-30-11 02:00 PM   #125 
  - You know not of which you speak. All homeowners are responsible for their sidewalks, period.  WinkyDink   Jan-30-11 07:06 AM   #116 
  - Spring is coming  greytdemocrat   Jan-30-11 07:20 AM   #117 
  - Wow, you must have a lot of time to be out side fighting all day about plowed snow.  cbdo2007   Jan-30-11 07:45 AM   #118 
  - Umn, no I was not looking out my window all day. I felt the  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jan-30-11 01:44 PM   #123 
     - So take a couple of pictures and call a lawyer and sue them. Getting up in their  cbdo2007   Jan-30-11 01:49 PM   #124 
        - There has to be a loss in order to sue.  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jan-30-11 02:03 PM   #126 
  - Since you want to go the crazy lady route instead of the rational, adult route, here's what ya do!  Vinnie From Indy   Jan-30-11 02:31 PM   #131 
  - Shit in their mailbox  AngryAmish   Jan-30-11 02:47 PM   #132 
     - It's mounted a little high on the door frame for me to hoist  REACTIVATED IN CT   Jan-30-11 03:36 PM   #133 

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