What's Your Next-Door Neighbor Story?

Call Waiting

I was sitting out side with several of my girlfriends watching my daughters play in the yard when my male neighbor, who wears a mullet, you know, business in the front and party in the back hair cut, short, cut off jean shorts and no shirt comes out side. He is talking on the telephone and walks to the mailbox. He appears to be having a very interesting comical conversation when his phone starts ringing!!!! He stopped dead in his tracks, looked at us and said "Hold on man. I have another call." and then walked very quickly back in the house! We laughed so hard! Seriously, who pretends to talk on the phone (he was at least 35 years old) and if you're going to fake being on the phone at least turn it on so the dang thing doesn't ring!!!!


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Have a Next-Door Neighbor Story?

As part of our new webcomic, Next-Door Neighbor, we thought it appropriate to have a little contest. Tell us your best true next-door neighbor story, and the winning tale will be matched with an artist and transformed into a webcomic and included as the final installment of Next-Door Neighbor.

About Next-Door Neighbor

No matter how close or how far, we all live next to someone, and we all have a Next-Door Neighbor story. With that in mind, editor Dean Haspiel asked some of his favorite storytellers and cartoonists to create their favorite NDN stories so we could share them with you.

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