Weed-smoking neighbor RANT

posted 3 years ago in The Lounge
Post # 3
4138 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

@TwoStatesBride:  IMO he’s being inconsiderate. Maybe he’s just that vapid that he’s not aware… but I don’t think giving him a polite heads up is out of line at all. If he gets offended, oh well. 

Post # 4
2546 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

I would ask him kindly  to move a little because the smell is going in your house. I don’t think he’ll be upset. As a weed smoker, I wouldn’t be.

Post # 5
2627 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

I think your planned approach is perfect. Casual, but clear in what you would like him to do.

Post # 6
1019 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

He probably has no idea he’s bothering anyone. Just politely ask him to move to another area when he smokes because you’re super sensitive to it.

Really, you shouldn’t even have to preface it with “I’m cool with you smoking weed”, because it sounds kind of contrived, like you’re really NOT cool with it. 

Post # 7
7664 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2013 - UK

I second @bebero:. Don’t scheme or do anything else in the first instance other than to ask him politely to move! It’ll only come back to bite you on the arse if you do. Can you imagine how telling his SO could go, in the worst instance?

What if she turns around and says “yeah, I know he smokes, and I make him go outside so it doesn’t damage the soft furnishings. But thanks for telling me that and trying to ruin my relationship. It’s nice to know what my neighbours are really like. What I really don’t get is why it’s any of your ******* business.”

I think you’re right to keep it polite.

Post # 8
5207 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: February 2013

@TwoStatesBride:  mention it discreetly and politely. Chances are he’ll appreciate that you came directly to him instead of calling the cops.

Post # 9
810 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: Either Philadelphia City Hall or a small chapel.

@bebero:  Agreed as long as you approach me in a considerate & rational manner, I’ll handle it the same way. 

For the record and a little off-topic, I loved the smell before I even smoked. Ha. XD

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