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Old 10-05-2014, 08:20 PM
 
Location: Rochester, NY
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I recently moved to Rochester NY. I have met my new neighbors, and they have a 14 yr old boy. I looked out my windows, and I saw the boy smoking a joint. Which scenario should I choose?

1. Record the kid for evidence and tell the parents.
2. Subtlety clue the parents into their son smoking.
3. Ignore it and let the parents find out.
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Old 10-05-2014, 08:36 PM
 
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I would opt for #3, until the time I got to know the neighbors better and was sure I wouldn't be construed as a busybody. It takes a village and all that, but a good relationship with neighbors is important too. In the meantime, if I saw the boy smoking outside, I'd say something to him directly, maybe along the lines that the smoke is getting into your house so you'd appreciate it if he took it elsewhere.
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Old 10-05-2014, 08:38 PM
 
Location: Mississippi
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#3
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Old 10-05-2014, 08:48 PM
 
Location: Ohio
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3.
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Old 10-05-2014, 08:53 PM
 
Location: Rochester, NY
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I am pretty sure it is marijuana. I know from the past .
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Old 10-05-2014, 09:01 PM
 
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Doesn't matter. Still #3.
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Old 10-05-2014, 09:35 PM
 
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I am pretty sure it is marijuana. I know from the past .
Which explains your choice of user names.
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Old 10-05-2014, 09:37 PM
 
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Which explains your choice of user names.


OP #3 unless it's somehow affecting your life or the parents come to you with their concerns.
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Old 10-05-2014, 10:02 PM
 
Location: here
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#3
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Old 10-05-2014, 10:54 PM
 
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If you know from the past, then why do you care if the kid enjoys it himself? Obviously you've enjoyed it yourself a time or two before...
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