July 7, 2024 at 1:41 am

She Tried To Give Her Neighbors Expert Advice, But They Told Her To Keep It To Herself. So When The Inevitable Happened, They Had No One To Blame But Themselves.

by Trisha Leigh

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It can be hard to realize that you don’t know everything about everything, and that sometimes, even your neighbors might have good ideas.

At least, for some people, I guess.

This woman was a kind neighbor who tried to do a good deed but they told her to stuff it.

Find out what happened when her predictions came to pass!

Do it my way ..BUT..just do it my way…..ok…. Have fun with a flooded basement.

It was a Saturday and I saw the new neighbors working on there back yard I hadn’t really had the opportunity to introduce myself so I went over and said hello.

They were digging a pit to put in a plastic rain water collection thing to water there vegetable garden with.

Me being nice I offered to help and spend a really nice day digging a pit and laying some cement for the tank to rest on.

She tried to offer expertise but they didn’t want to hear it.

Well I noticed two things and tried to bring it up

They did not put in any removable mesh through the main collection pipe meaning if it gets clogged it’s going to be a bitch to clean out

There was no overflow line from the tank

The thing is it would of been an easy fix maybe 45 extra min I tried to bring it up and I told them you might want to put in some mesh and an overflow

I was shut down right away like they said it’s fine I said but your going to over..

I was cut off right away with just do it my way I want it done my way if you don’t like it leave.

So I said ok have a nice day and left.

Now, no one is happy.

About a month later after heavy rain guess what it filled up.

Then the intake pipe filled up … The water collected and spilled through the basement window flooding the basement and I mean seriously flooding atleast a solid foot of water..

So yah Maby listen to the girl that went to university for you know engineering…..

They had to pump the basement dig up the tank and add an overflow pipe….

Since then they have hated me 😉

This is what hubris gets you.

I bet Reddit is about to say the same thing.

The top comment hit the nail on the head.

Source: Reddit/Malicious Compliance

This is the better way to be.

Source: Reddit/Malicious Compliance

It will never cease to amaze.

Source: Reddit/Malicious Compliance

Advice for the ages.

Source: Reddit/Malicious Compliance

Others would love to have her advice!

Source: Reddit/Malicious Compliance

They definitely wish they would have listened.

Now they can’t even look her in the face!

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