We haven't met, and I admit I'm avoiding you. The zombie bumper stickers and grenade decals on your car are just not my thing. Which is not to say that you're not nice people, I just don't know what to say to you. Not to mention that you're still young enough to be into the the really tight pants thing (at least you're at the age where that would be okay- if it were ever okay to wear painted on jeans.) Looking at you is a reminder that when I was your age, I had no idea that I would still be in an apartment at my age.
And your smoke! I grant you that you smoke WAY less than did my previous neighbor. I only smell it some nights and not at all on others. However, I know the cigarette smoke is going to be followed by incense. It smells better than cigarettes, but still kind of irritating. (Also, concerning. Are you sure you're only smoking cigarettes?) I don't mean that it's just annoying, I mean that it still gives me a headache. Also, your wood smoke from the fireplace doesn't leave me feeling too hot.
Also, not a fan of your dog when it starts barking incessantly.
Or your occasional yelling matches.
And what is with the slamming doors?
See, none of those make you a bad person (though perhaps immature), just kind of an annoying neighbor for a crank like me.
However, tonight I didn't mind your hideously disgusting smoke quite so much, because I know that in about 3 weeks, I'll be moving. I'm sure that there will be little things there as well, because it's a small place and an older place, but I know that no one's nasty smoke will be seeping in, because it's a stand alone little cottage rather than an apartment. No, you may not visit. There will be no cigarette smoke or people smelling of cigarette smoke in my new little place.
If it wasn't for your habit, I would be staying here where I can hear every time someone runs their water, opens their sliding door or walks overhead. I would be staying here with my dark, depressing kitchen cabinets and weird lighter wood colored counter tops. I would be staying where the water is usually lukewarm, and begins to cool down further after 5 minutes (though it does get me out of the shower a lot faster in the mornings). I would have to put up with all those things, but I can't live with the air pollution, so now I don't have to deal with any of those things either.
So, on the one hand, thank you. On the other hand, if cigarette smoke can make someone in a whole different apartment feel sick, don't you think you should stop, too?
So long. Farewell. Best of luck to you. Won't miss you in the slightest!
(My apologies if I am offending any smokers here. None of my parents or grandparents ever smoked, and my family's all very sensitive to smoking. It has actually sent siblings of mine to the emergency department when they are around it too much.)