What would you do in a situation where a roommate is bouncing a tennis ball

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  1. RemixDeluxe
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    against the wall in the next room over. Your trying to sleep and/or study and when you confront them about this they claim they need to do it for an assignment they are working on. But this continues throughout the week and they are STILL BOUNCING THE BALL.

    What would you do?
     


  2. Lilith Valentine

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    Between insane and insecure
    Ask them to either do it another room, against another wall, or stop doing it.
     
  3. Hungry Friend

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    Find someplace else to do it. Kind of a dick move.
     
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    Kill them, dismember them, toss the pieces in a deep lake.
     
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    my dad works for nintendo.
    did you already asked him?
    if he continues after you asked him, get some earplugs, and put speakers against the wall, blast some music like classical or opera
     
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    As I said in the initial post the roommate was asked to stop but said he needed to do it for an assignment. He would continue to bounce for 2-3 hours at a time with no break in between.

    Its an apartment complex away at college, should I contact the RA if he continues to act this way?
     
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    I have a three strike rule for most things. Annoy me once, I'll ask you nicely to cut it out. Annoy me twice, I'll explain in depth as to exactly how you're annoying me and what can be done to rectify the situation to mutual benefit. Annoy me again after that and I'll break you like Ivan Drago.

    My neighbour is a royal prick. Blasts his music at max volume, always has rowdy guests and constantly fights with his missus, but the moment I play my guitar he bitches that it's too loud and that he'll file complaints. Landlord doesn't give a smeg, he's on my side, so whenever they bitch about the music I crank my amp up another notch. Generic crap rap is no match for Hall of the Mountain King.
     
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    Up the ante and start bouncing a Basketball

    :tpi:

    When he complains tell him the same that its for an assignment.......wear him out & break him down
     
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    If you can't come to a mutual agreement about the bouncing (he'd only do it at certain times leaving you with time to study and sleep), go ahead and complain to RA. At least in my old dorm that was provided by school, had a specific rule stating that everyone should be given the time they require for studying and sleeping, and residents distrupting those excessively should be brought to the attention of the person in charge of the dorm.
     
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    While he's out, break into his room and fill his tennis ball with match heads.

    Or just report him to the college authorities.
     
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    What kind of stupidass college assigns students to bounce a fucking tennis ball for 3 hours a day, is this college accredited ? ? ?
     
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    Use a bowling ball like a boss.
     
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    I just teared up from laughing, OMG
     
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    Set fire to the tennis ball, or nick it and throw it outside at a dog or something.
     
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    "Please, go on the highway and get hit by a bus."
     
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    Where I grew up, that ball would mysteriously find its way out into the yard when it was being mowed.
     
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    A would produce a basketball and start bouncing it. At 3am.
     
  18. BORTZ

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    Fill the tennis ball with bees

    Ohh wait see if you can get light anywhere matches.
    Cut off the tips.
    Just the tips.
    Fill the tennis ball with the tips
    If he bounces it hard enough, the tips with light each other and burn your roommate out of existence.
     
  19. loco365

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    I can see this backfiring.

    I'm +1ing the basketball and bowling ball suggestions. Or else just report him or something if you've asked enough times. Surely there's a whole other world of walls he can bounce it against besides the one that is in common with two rooms.
     
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    Kill him.