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Old 04-05-2009, 12:28 AM   #1
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Dispute Between Neighbours
This is a true story -

A town councillor in Wales, Mark, had a beautiful view of the mountains, until a new neighbour purchased the land below his house and built a new home.

The new home was 18 inches higher than the planning dept had approved, so Mark, mad about his lost view, went to the local authority to make sure they enforced the roof line height.

The new neighbour had to drop the roof height, at great expense.

Recently, Mark called the planning dept, and informed them that his new neighbour had installed some vents on the side of his new property.

Mark didn't like the look of these vents and asked the planning dept to investigate.

When they went to Mark's home to see what the vents looked like, this is what they found...










The Local Authority said the vents can stay since there is no planning law referring to shutter design.


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Old 04-05-2009, 12:31 AM   #2
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This gives a whole new meaning to the term "house flipping".

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Betcha Mark won't get invited to the house warming party either.
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Old 04-05-2009, 02:37 PM   #4
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Hopefully he doesn't start a housewarming party for them (burn their house down). LOL

Imagine if Mark was the type of person who never gives up. He starts the other house on fire. The fire department gets there in time to put the fire out without it causing too much damage, but not in time to keep the fire from spreading through the grass up the hill and burning Marks house down.

He'd have to say that his plan 'backfired'.
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Old 04-05-2009, 04:15 PM   #5
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gotta give the guy credit very imaginative
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Old 04-05-2009, 04:25 PM   #6
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Yes it was very imaginative and kinda funny. But not for Mark .

I wonder how much it cost the other guy to lower the roof 18".
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kinda funny? its friggin hilarious
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I saw this on the news a while back and unfortunately the two neighbors came to terms and the vents we removed.
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ughh, you gotta admit that DOES (the house) ruin his mountain view. I'd me mad but whatcha gonna do, he shoulda bought the other lot if he didn't like it.
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I saw this on the news a while back and unfortunately the two neighbors came to terms and the vents we removed.
Bummer
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That's too bad, it was such a heart-warming story. It sure was clever!

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