While you can choose your neighborhood, you can't choose your neighbors. Whether you live in a city or the suburbs, you're bound to have a run-in with a fellow resident... unfortunately, it's usually the bad ones that stick out. In a world seemingly filled with an endless bounty of rude people, we're paying tribute to the good apples. Here are the seven neighbors who could just about restore your faith in humanity (on a particularly lousy day).
When will anyone learn that you can't leave a popcorn bag unattended? Everyone knows that the "popcorn" setting on your microwave is so useless that it functions better as a metaphor for wasted opportunities than it does a reliable cooking timer.
Flickr photo via jaytay
Many will go off if a fly happens to buzz in its general direction, but you have to quickly address the situation when your car is the one blasting a siren into the evening. It's a form of torture, otherwise.
Flickr photo via Om
If you live in a college town, then you know this neighbor is rarer than finding an actual parking spot in the first place.
Flickr photo by Barry
Though not too early. 9-4pm seems to be the acceptable window. Unless this is happening, of course.
...even though you were home the entire time and the delivery guy didn't once ring the doorbell.
Flickr photo via DrewStephens
Flickr/Nat'l Library Of Wales
An early heads' up about guests coming in and out of the building (along with any noise) goes far.
Flickr photo via the National Library Of Wales
Flickr/OSU Special Collections
Maybe they did it out of the kindness of their heart, or they just had an awesome new snowblower. Doesn't matter.
Flickr photo via OSU Special Collections
Have something to say? Check out HuffPost Home on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr and Instagram.
Do you have a home story idea or tip? Email us at email@example.com. (PR pitches sent to this address will be ignored.)