Social Dilemma-Neighbors Halloween Decorations Are Keeping Me From Sleeping


Today's 98.3 TRY Social Dilemma came from Bill. He's upset with his neighbors and is looking for advice. Here's his email: Hi Jaime. I'm in need of major help when it comes to my neighbors. My neighbors are huge Halloween fans, and go all out decorating their house each year, which I usually love. But this year, they added sound effects, with spooky sounds playing whenever somebody passes by. Sure it’s cute, but I work from home and it’s incredibly distracting, plus they don’t unplug it at night so it often goes off in the wee hours of the night, waking me up. I asked them nicely if they could at least unplug it overnight, but they refuse. They say the best part is it going off in the dark. I don’t want to ruin our friendship but I’m at my wits end. I'm even thinking of getting my other neighbors involved so that a group of us can go over and tell them to stop. What do you think I should do? Thanks so much Jaime. Love your show! ~ Bill Well this is a tough one because I think each person should be able to decorate their homes the way they want to, but I think the noise factor is a game changer. Still I don't think there's much Bill can do about this. I guess my advice would be to use a noise machine. It's not worth losing a neighbor over it. That's my take though. Let's help Bill out. What do you think he should do? Let me know on the TRY Facebook page.

Frankenstein and other Halloween decorations

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