My neighbors suck. The apartments I live in are nestled so close to the next apartment complex the tenants in my building can hear almost everything the crazies in the other building do or say even if all of the windows are shut. A certain family that lives over there frequently does and says a lot of bizarre things at a ridiculous volume. Clanging pots and washing dishes at 3 in the morning. Allowing their toddler to scream for half an hour straight. Playing the same 1980s dance-pop CD on repeat for 2 hours every day. The worst offender is the family's bratty teen daughter, who constantly screams and curses at her parents. I kid you not, about a week ago this girl locked herself in the bathroom and threw an off-key song-tantrum while her parents pounded on the door to try to get her to shut up:
I wish I was exaggerating but I couldn't make this up. This actually happened and it was horrifying.
My roommate and I discussed ways we might give the neighbors a taste of their own medicine but none of our plans ever came to fruition. In my fantasy world where I have the obscure magic power of summoning random internet-sensations, this is how I would exact my revenge:
thoughts on 'Guts and Effort' and moving onward
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