ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: [Acro] Re: Noise Complaints
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Thread: [Acro] Re: Noise Complaints
Message: [Acro] Re: Noise Complaints
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From: "Robert P. Lockard" <rob at oraclewizard.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2002 19:48:35 UTC
RTOFL. I look at the depature end of 6 (or the arival end of 24 depending on ...) and see a housing development going in. Now I think each how owner should be fully informed about the airport next door and to be told at seven AM on Saturday mornings you should expect arrivals / departures. Not to mention the odd guy that arrives at two AM on a Thursday morning. Later Dive / Fly Safe -Rob ---- Original message ---- >Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2002 14:55:39 -0400 >From: John Cornwell <jwcornwell at usa.net> >Subject: [Acro] Noise Complaints >To: <acro at gf24.de> > >I may have a detail or two wrong, but this is a true story. > >Years ago an attorney bought a house near an airport in Colorado, and began a >campaign of noise complaints in an attempt to shut down the airport and thus >raise the value of her property. One angry pilot took all the noise >complaints down to town hall, and had them attached to the property owner's >deed (as I understand it, once they are attached, you can't ever get them >off). His reasoning to town hall was -- since the complaints were coming from >the homeowner herself, they must be valid! > > He then wrote a letter to the complaining homeowner, stating that as a >courtesy to her, he had taken the time and effort to have all the noise >complaints permanently attached to her deed. He said he was doing her a >favor, since it is a serious violation of law to knowingly mislead a potential >buyer of your property by concealing adverse conditions. He also stated that >he was not seeking reimbursement for his substantial efforts, just being >neighborly in providing a free service to her. > >The noise complaints ceased immediately. > >Pretty clever fellow, IMHO. > > --- Robert P. Lockard Independent Oracle Consulting Database Design, Development and Admin. IMPORTANT: This e-mail is intended for the use of the individual addressee(s) named above and may contain information that is confidential privileged or unsuitable for overly sensitive persons with low self-esteem, no sense of humor or irrational religious beliefs. If you are not the intended recipient, any dissemination, distribution or copying of this e-mail is not authorized (either explicitly or implicitly) and constitutes an irritating social faux pas. Unless the word absquatulation has been used in its correct context somewhere other than in this warning, it does not have any legal or grammatical use and may be ignored. No animals were harmed in the transmission of this e-mail. Those of you with an overwhelming fear of the unknown will be gratified to learn that there is no hidden message revealed by reading this warning backwards, so just ignore that Alert Notice from Microsoft. However, by pouring a complete circle of salt around yourself and your computer you can ensure tha! t no harm befalls you and your pets.