ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Obnoxiously Loud Neighbors; The Bane of My Existence...

Updated on November 26, 2014

My words for the inconsiderate jerks of the world...

You live amongst others. You are required to be quiet for the sake of those others if it is at all possible. Especially if it is in your lease.

Extremely loud music is not like loud children, loud footsteps, or loud pets. It can be easily avoided. Blasting your music so loud that it disturbs your neighbors is a purposeful decision to be an inconsiderate douchebag, one that you choose to make every time you do it.

Blasting your music and forcing EVERYONE around your apartment to listen to it, whether they feel like listening to music or not, especially to the point where they cannot make a phone call, hear their own music, or sit comfortably in their own home and relax, is extremely rude and thoughtless behavior.

7 Ways to Tell If You're an Obnoxiously Loud Asshole:

1 - You have people knocking on your door asking you to turn down your music all the time.

2 - They have said that it is vibrating their floors and furniture, disturbing their children, keeping them from sleeping, etc.

3 - You keep effin doing it, after having received numerous complaints of this nature.

4 -People are actually pissed at you when they knock, or they have stopped bothering to come knock, and have taken to slamming on the floor/ceiling.

5 - You've had the cops called on you, or have been given noise violations or been tossed for them by management.

6 - You listen to Raggaeton. Loudly or quietly. (There is no excuse, you know you're wrong for that.)

7 - NONE OF THIS CONCERNED YOU, you think it's just them being nit pickers.


Your neighbors are not a-holes for this. It is definitely you.

If they have politely asked you to turn it down on more than one occasion, and you keep turning it up loud anyway, you're a selfish a-hole. Maybe if you pull your head out of there, you'd be able to hear your music without blasting it.


News Flash!


If these people feel like they have to report you to management or call the police to get you to stop, it is not THEM who are in the wrong.

You do not NEED to listen to music that loudly to enjoy it. You WANT to. Those people you're not considering when you do, they NEED peace and quiet to be happy. You take that away from them, and they have no say in it, and it upsets them. You ruin their ability to have company, to read quietly, to listen to their own music, watch TV, or talk on the phone. You ruin their lives whenever you want. You're a terrible person. You deserve whatever hate your neighbors have for you.

They are not party poopers, or trying to boss you around, they aren't out to ruin your fun. They're human beings who just want to have a say in whether or not they and their guests listen to music that day, or sit in a vibrating chair.

You're committing aural rape. And you should really just stop.

Here's a novel idea; Get an MP3 player and a good headset if you're so desperate to blow your eardrums. If you have the money for a sound system so loud you shake entire houses, AND make it so your neighbors can't hear their own freaking television, then you have money for that. If not, sell your unnecessarily loud crap and get them. Use the extra money towards sensitivity training.

Or just turn it down. Either way, stop being a douche.

Poll: Are You Still an A-hole?

Are you still going to be an aural rapist after all you have read here today?

See results

© 2014 Lady Luv

Want to share a rant? An excuse for terrible behavior? (Comments that can't be comprehended due to poor spelling will be laughed at and summarily deleted.)

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)