(Closed) Ding dong ditch…

posted 7 years ago in Home
Post # 3
620 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

I’m sorry that that is happening to you. Maybe you could let the parents of the kids know what is going on first and then if it still keeps happening then you could go to the management. 

Post # 5
2260 posts
Buzzing bee

I would place a sign on your door saying if they knock they better be selling girl scout cookies or else.

Post # 6
4824 posts
Honey bee

How about using google translator to write a basic note letting them know what is happening. 

Otherwise just set up the doorbell to send an electric ZAP!  JK- kinda.

Post # 8
7606 posts
Bumble Beekeeper

@lefeymw: LOL!

Maybe someone on the Bee can help translate a quick note.  If not, you’re gonna have to electrify the door OR coat it in super glue.  There’s just no other way!

Post # 9
395 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

Try to use Google Translate and write a note to the kid’s parents. 

Google Translate is awesome.

Post # 10
2576 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

I would say something.

Loudly and probably something not very polite.

Post # 11
1231 posts
Bumble bee

pay another kid in the building to beat them up if they do it again. *evil laugh*

I would talk to the parents. Give them a note telling them what is happening and tell them if it continues you’ll go to management.  Hopefully it’ll stop before you would have to go to management.

Post # 12
3344 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

Rewire your doorbell to give them a shock!

Post # 13
1231 posts
Bumble bee

@JoJo Bananas: hehehe I was thinking she should glue a tack to the doorbell. So when they push it they stab themselves with the tack. I saw it on Denace the Menace. But OP said the kids are knocking on the door! Darn kids! Ruin all the fun of electric shock 😉

Post # 14
584 posts
Busy bee

I feel like maybe you’d have better luck giving a note written in Spanish to the parents? The kids probably know they’re being annoying and if they go to school here (do northern states teach classes in Spanish? I don’t know!), might not read well in Spanish, so a note for the kids might not work.

¡Por favor, NO llame a la puerta si no hay una emergencia!” means please don’t knock on the door unless there’s an emergency.

¡Por favor, NO llame a la puerta si no tienes galletas!” means please don’t knock on the door if you don’t have cookies!

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