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Old 06.08.2012, 23:25
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HELP i cant use my toilet on the night!!!!!

I just change my appartment one month ago from second floor to the ground floor.I was living on the the second floor for 3 years and i never had any problem with neghbours,but on the new i have a big problem.My side neighbour an on old lady maybe 60-65 years old was telling my wife to be more carefully when we use toilet on the night about two weeks ago.And then last night about 3:30am when i was on the toilet she was ringing the doorbell maybe about 4 or 5 times continously and she wake my 2 year old child.I opened the door and there was the old angry lady,she was saying what are you doing in this time using toilett and the water toilet and we are trying to sleep and bla bla... and the she run back saying that i will go to appartment manager.
I work with shifts so sometime i have to go work early in the morning sometimes i have to come from work late,So i have to use toilet and then release the toilet water.

Do you think i should not use toilet on the night.
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Old 06.08.2012, 23:27
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Re: HELP i cant use my toilet on the night!!!!!

Sitting down to pee helps. Flush in the morning.

And demand that the landlord fix the toilet so it doesn't wake up the neighbours.
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Old 06.08.2012, 23:33
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Re: HELP i cant use my toilet on the night!!!!!

Disconnect you door bell.

Leave a note on the door saying you will call the police if she knocks on your door in the night.

Write to the landlord, giving her a copy, that you have to be able to use the toilet in the night.

Buy her some ear plugs.
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Re: HELP i cant use my toilet on the night!!!!!

what if i wake up at mid night and i want S**T so i have to S**T
and wait till morning to flush the water !!!
am sure i will wake up at morning and the flat is full of bad smell. yaaakh

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Re: HELP i cant use my toilet on the night!!!!!

Tell the old bag to Piss off. (Verpissdich) No pun intended.
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Old 06.08.2012, 23:40
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Re: HELP i cant use my toilet on the night!!!!!

Why did you give a groan to olygirl?
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Re: HELP i cant use my toilet on the night!!!!!

Is she objecting to you *using* your toilet, or *flushing* your toilet, or were you also taking a shower ?

Are you sure you're the one disturbing her - or could it be other neighbours as well ?
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Re: HELP i cant use my toilet on the night!!!!!

I log in to EF to check on things and this is the thread I see. Boy, do I not miss Suisse right now.
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Re: HELP i cant use my toilet on the night!!!!!

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Cause she is saying to flush on the morning. I cant leave the Sh*t all night.it will stink.
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I just change my appartment one month ago from second floor to the ground floor.I was living on the the second floor for 3 years and i never had any problem with neghbours,but on the new i have a big problem.My side neighbour an on old lady maybe 60-65 years old was telling my wife to be more carefully when we use toilet on the night about two weeks ago.And then last night about 3:30am when i was on the toilet she was ringing the doorbell maybe about 4 or 5 times continously and she wake my 2 year old child.I opened the door and there was the old angry lady,she was saying what are you doing in this time using toilett and the water toilet and we are trying to sleep and bla bla... and the she run back saying that i will go to appartment manager.
I work with shifts so sometime i have to go work early in the morning sometimes i have to come from work late,So i have to use toilet and then release the toilet water.

Do you think i should not use toilet on the night.
You should call the police if she rings the doorbell again in the middle of the night
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Re: HELP i cant use my toilet on the night!!!!!

Go over to her place at 3am and ring the doorbell. When she opens tell her that you just wanted to warn her that you are taking a shit in about 5 minutes. So she is prepared and will not wake up when you are on the toilet.
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Having dual nationality is becoming a pain - as again I can see (hear) both sides. If the building is badly designed, and the down pipe or WC is adjacent to the old ladies bed- with noisy plumbing, it could be a genuine problem.

Why not talk to the agency and see if they can improve things, so that you can do what you have to do, without waking up the neighbours? Perhaps a better solution long-term than telling the neighbour to p**s off- which is rarely conducive to good relations.

Another possible solution is to keep a bucket of water full near the WC, so that you can flush with it (it works!). And the old adage, if it's yellow, let it mellow, is fine.

If you were brought up in an old apartment in Switzerland- you would have been trained to do the other stuff at sociable hours

Totally out of order of said old lady to ring your bell like that at night - silly moo! But try to find an amicable way if you can - always best in the end. Very easy for people here to come all guns blazing and swearing at old folk - but what does it achieve in the long run
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Re: HELP i cant use my toilet on the night!!!!!

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Cause she is saying to flush on the morning. I cant leave the Sh*t all night.it will stink.
Well, she was offering you a solution. I don't think the groan was deserved.
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F* shit and flush whenever you feel like it

F* psychopath neighbours
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what if i wake up at mid night and i want S**T so i have to S**T
Put it in a robi-dog bag and place in the offender's letter box.

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Re: HELP i cant use my toilet on the night!!!!!

You could use a bucket ..... but make sure she knows, that you're trying to make an effort.











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Re: HELP i cant use my toilet on the night!!!!!

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Having dual nationality is becoming a pain - as again I can see (hear) both sides. If the building is badly designed, and the down pipe or WC is adjacent to the old ladies bed- with noisy plumbing, it could be a genuine problem.

Why not talk to the agency and see if they can improve things, so that you can do what you have to do, without waking up the neighbours? Perhaps a better solution long-term than telling the neighbour to p**s off- which is rarely conducive to good relations.

Another possible solution is to keep a bucket of water full near the WC, so that you can flush with it (it works!). And the old adage, if it's yellow, let it mellow, is fine.

If you were brought up in an old apartment in Switzerland- you would have been trained to do the other stuff at sociable hours

Totally out of order of said old lady to ring your bell like that at night - silly moo! But try to find an amicable way if you can - always best in the end. Very easy for people here to come all guns blazing and swearing at old folk - but what does it achieve in the long run
Actually it works pretty well, this is not just a Swissy thing, there is a line that should not be crossed and for somebody to come around in the middle of the night complaining about the sodding toilet, well that line is well crossed over, I would consider it bullying, most people tend to avoid confrontation and if you show them the borders of their powers you will be left alone in future.
Of course you are stricken off the christmas card list for eternity. but hey! Good night sleep and the potty monkey can come as it pleases.
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Re: HELP i cant use my toilet on the night!!!!!

I must confess I too can see both points of view.

I'm English, but I was brought up not to flush the toilet at night unless it was... necessary... to avoid disturbing the rest of the house.

I would suggest that if you can leave it until morning, do so.

On the other hand, there are times when you need to flush. And I'm sure that most people appreciate this. When I've had a stomach bug, for example, and have been flushing the toilet frequently in the night, no-one's ever complained. Or sometimes I just forget, if I'm feeling drowsy, and I flush without thinking.

So perhaps your neighbour is getting frustrated that you seem (from her point of view) to be flushing the toilet at night on a regular basis in disregard of the conventions here.

I suggest a positive approach would be to write a polite note to all your neighbours (i.e. not signalling this particular lady out) explaining that you work shifts, and that you may therefore disturb them when you have to leave early / come home late, and that you hope they understand that any noises you may make are not due to a lack of consideration but due to your work circumstances, and that you will try and keep such noises to a minimum. No need to go into details.
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