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Someone in our building keeps locking the front door and it pisses me off TBH. If someone is visiting you need to go and unlock the door, for them to enter and leave, if there is a fire you have to remember to take keys otherwise you die.
Its been mentioned that my post above could be taken as a piss take to the OP, this is not the case and is a genuine comment.
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Someone in our building keeps locking the front door and it pisses me off TBH. If someone is visiting you need to go and unlock the door, for them to enter and leave, if there is a fire you have to remember to take keys otherwise you die.
Let the locking battle begin!

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Re: "Lock the front door" in German

Get a lock which can be opened from the inside without a key. Such things do exist!
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Get a lock which can be opened from the inside without a key. Such things do exist!
If thats for me I doubt the agency will take kindly to a sudden lock change
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If thats for me I doubt the agency will take kindly to a sudden lock change
surely a lock like yours is against fire hazard regulations? Seriously, you need a key to open the door from INSIDE the building?
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Re: "Lock the front door" in German

It's very common to have a main building door that locks to prevent access from outside only (no key required from inside); the problem is that these doors can be locked from the inside too, and some residents (usually the older ones) believe doing so (after 22:00) somehow provides extra security. To my mind, the door is already locked from the outside; locking it again achieves nothing.

As you say, deadlocking the door simply creates a fire hazard.
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We have a new family in our apartment building. They often flush the toilet after 10 pm.
How should I write in German that they are not allowed to do that?
This just urks me.
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