By way of Straight to the Bar: from The Daily Mail in London comes the story of a loud lifter taken to task for making too much noise in an upstairs apartment. Since I tend to disturb the peace myself, I had to post this.
Weightlifter fined and given noise abatement order for grunting too loudly
At first sight, Giran Jobe might have seemed to tick all the boxes to be a good neighbour - a regular working man who didn't play loud music or have riotous parties. But, as residents in his block of flats discovered, he came with a heavyweight hobby. When the 36-year-old carpenter was not out at work he was extraordinarily keen on keeping fit. So keen in fact that the noise of his two-hour power-lifting sessions late into the night left neighbours unable to sleep.
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