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    • debrag
    • By debrag 11th May 17, 1:10 PM
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    Kids in flats
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    • 11th May 17, 1:10 PM
    Kids in flats 11th May 17 at 1:10 PM
    I have nothing against kids living in flats, they have to live somewhere, but surely they can't just act like kids while indoors!

    There's a family with one baby and one toddler, they don't live directly above us but they sure as do sound like they do. It's not all day every day thank god but it sounds like the kid is constantly jumping off furniture and running around. The parents do nothing, in fact they join in!

    Most people will just say they are 'just being kids' but they can go outside and do that I'm glad I'm not directly below them. It's a very small 2 bed flat and no kids above 5 live in the blocks so I can only hope that they move out some time soon.

    If the kid above us runs around or screams etc then she gets told off, but the other family do nothing.
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    • dekaspace
    • By dekaspace 19th May 17, 7:37 PM
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    I don't think the person getting disturbed is the problem, but they are the one that has the problem.

    And the only solution that can have any meaningful level of success is to move.
    Originally posted by Guest101
    Shifting blame then, sounds like the mentality of someone who would do something like make the noise.

    8 years ago I was assaulted by a neighbour as had walls so thin you could hear everything and laminate, he claimed I was up all night when bar about 4 times in 3 months I was in bed by midnight, admitted he heard nothing during the day (i.e when he was awake) he was at my door multiple times a week making threats of violence and screaming how I had a bad neighbour, now he complained about eveyr neighbour he had since he moved in which was about 7 sets of tenants I was tiptoeing about in slippers and only had a very old mono tv with zero bass.

    He was the sort of person you describe who has the problem as to him everything was bad, I never heard much from the person above me either, and one on side I heard when he talked and that was it.

    So for noise to disturb me it would have to be excessive I have lived next to busy main roads in town centres so loud when I had guests round they were woken around 5am, didn't disturb me, I lived above a pub that had karaoke so loud it it drowned out tv, didn't disturb me if anything helped me sleep.

    I sleep amd relax better in bedsits, but then I have more noise.

    So its not noise that disturbs me but excessive noise, why would it be my problem that others are making as much noise as they can and don't care at all about noise, why justify everything for one side of an argument because lets say they have kids make a lot of noise.

    I wouldn't be bothered with a child crying even if it was daily and at random times, if child was full on strop mode and chucking stuff about I would be.

    If parents just let kids run riot so they don't have to deal with them thats bad parenting.
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