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Could you rely on yours in an emergency?

CircusMaximus  Male  North Yorkshire
22-Jun-2020 08:06 Message #4784392
Are the neighbourly all the time?
persona_non_grata  Male  North London
22-Jun-2020 09:38 Message #4784398
I don't have much to do with my neighbours apart from a nod and a good morning but I do think they would step up in an emergency. I think they look at me I. Much the same way as I've climbed through an upstairs window when one locked themselves out, helped move a car which stopped in the middle of a junction which we pushed into her driveway. The neighbour across the road asked me to keep an eye on his wife and son when he had to go back to Pakistan for a while.
So we all give polite nods but we don't talk over the fence.
wonderoushen  Female  Gwynedd
22-Jun-2020 10:14 Message #4784403
Yes I think I could, we're a pretty friendly lot in the few houses along our road, we don't live in each others pockets, but nobody worries about asking to borrow a tool or something similar, I've got stuff from the shops for one set of neighbours who were shielding.
terry  Male  West Yorkshire
22-Jun-2020 10:30 Message #4784409
My immediate neighbours are fantastic, in fact, thinking about it there's only about two or three who are a pain. Thing is, we're all so bloody independant and self reliant we wouldn't know if anyone needed help until the ambulance came. The ladies below me love a chat and have led very interesting lives, I'm looking forward to when they'll get out of their flats into the garden area so we can all have a pot of tea and a good natter.
Victoriana11  Female  Buckinghamshire
22-Jun-2020 11:19 Message #4784412
I doubt it. The nearest is 200yards and they are not friendly at all. I dont even know their phone numbers. They might wave occasionally in passing in the lane, but as for conversation. I had a 5 minute one once about 7 years ago .
AndyMacG  Male  the West Midlands
22-Jun-2020 14:44 Message #4784441
Yes, i could rely on my neighbour 100% as she could with myself, she also has a front door key for just emergencies :)

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Topaz53  Female  Northamptonshire
22-Jun-2020 18:38 Message #4784461
Not a hope in hell...
HotOrWot  Male  Lancashire
25-Jun-2020 23:05 Message #4784804
My neighbours are ok. We all have similar backgrounds and upbringings so we bond easily.
RAACH84  Female  Buckinghamshire
26-Jun-2020 07:58 Message #4784814
My neighbours are lovely. They are friendly to me and my kids and often offer to do difficult jobs for me such as cutting the top of my hedge which I have no chance of reaching.
NotHermit  Male  Derbyshire
26-Jun-2020 17:31 Message #4784853
My neighbour is a farmer, he says if I have any trouble, to call him and he will bring his gun!
FirmButFair-TrollPatrol  Male  North Yorkshire
26-Jun-2020 22:25 Message #4784884
Are you sure he didn't say he would bring his gun if he saw you again?
NotHermit  Male  Derbyshire
27-Jun-2020 09:58 Message #4784900
Call round mine, act angry and we can test him out?
Templar2013  Male  South East London
27-Jun-2020 10:17 Message #4784902
So we all give polite nods but we don't talk over the fence.

NoSaint  Female  Devon
29-Jun-2020 08:17 Message #4785107
I think we often get the neighbours we deserve. If we are nice so are they.

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