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AngryAmish

(25,704 posts)
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 04:30 PM Mar 2015

Police say naked man standing in doorway is not breaking law; neighbors are fed up Read more here:

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/community/news-alliance/wbtv-news/article14574080.html
"CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Residents in a Charlotte neighborhood say they are fed up with a neighbor they say stands at the front door of his home naked, but police say he's not doing anything illegal.

People in the Cardinal Glen neighborhood in north Charlotte say the man has been doing this for nearly ten years and on Friday, they called police again.

“I was out rolling the trash can on Friday and I just happened to look over there and he was standing there buck naked,” neighbor Pecolia Threatt said.

Neighbors say the man just stands there naked at his door several times a week. They're disgusted and fed up."

Read more here: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/community/news-alliance/wbtv-news/article14574080.html#storylink=cpy


Maybe Ill move to NC.
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Police say naked man standing in doorway is not breaking law; neighbors are fed up Read more here: (Original Post) AngryAmish Mar 2015 OP
Sometimes, only Randy Newman will do . . . Journeyman Mar 2015 #1
I have a friend who does this often. NaturalHigh Mar 2015 #2
Yeah, if there's not a law, then there should be. n/t prayin4rain Mar 2015 #3
lol! Oh the poutrage!! HappyMe Mar 2015 #4
Maybe they should just stop looking at him. How do they feel about naked dogs and cats? NYC_SKP Mar 2015 #5
Or maybe Nuclear Unicorn Mar 2015 #30
Oh, that might give him testiclesicles! NYC_SKP Mar 2015 #31
At least shinkage, and then he'd be too embarassed to "show himself." Nuclear Unicorn Mar 2015 #38
I don't think "embarrassment" is part of his emotional repertoire waddirum Mar 2015 #60
That's problem that can be easily solved with a paint ball gun. FSogol Mar 2015 #6
It would certainly solve the problem for him. HappyMe Mar 2015 #8
Actually, if a bunch of women just showed up to point and laugh Blue_Tires Mar 2015 #25
Man, this guy would be fun as hell to piss off NickB79 Mar 2015 #65
"Don't look Ethel!" Spazito Mar 2015 #7
Some good memories go with this. Our baseball team decided to streak the campas after a game jwirr Mar 2015 #32
As soon as I read the header to this OP my memory went immediately... Spazito Mar 2015 #33
Heard it again last week. Laughed so hard. Ilsa Mar 2015 #63
It's a classic, staying in one's memory no matter how much time has passed... Spazito Mar 2015 #67
"They want to come together to help change that law to protect their children." Ahh probably Fla Dem Mar 2015 #9
If god had meant us to be naked, he wouldn't have given us clothes. immoderate Mar 2015 #10
They’re okay with guns, but not someone being nude in their own home. dorkzilla Mar 2015 #11
He does this on Fridays olddots Mar 2015 #12
what if he didn't wear any clothes? Skittles Mar 2015 #71
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lol! That's probably an accurate depiction of the neighbors. HappyMe Mar 2015 #15
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Far stranger than a naked guy. HappyMe Mar 2015 #17
Forget the neighbors SwankyXomb Mar 2015 #54
wow she was funny! Enrique Mar 2015 #24
He looks rather like a PG&E employee. LanternWaste Mar 2015 #14
It looks like you folks are okay with this Catherine Vincent Mar 2015 #18
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I'm personally not too worried. NaturalHigh Mar 2015 #20
If you teach your kids that the body is wrong upaloopa Mar 2015 #21
If people could at a minimum have enough respect prayin4rain Mar 2015 #29
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Yep, that's the same as what this guy is doing. Once again, you nailed it. n/t prayin4rain Mar 2015 #39
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Nope, it was contextualized by the OP. n/t prayin4rain Mar 2015 #43
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They've got a lot of skin in the game... JimDandy Mar 2015 #46
I've nearly broken my string of pearls BubbaFett Mar 2015 #36
Yes, God forbid that a child see a naked human body. The humanity! Xithras Mar 2015 #48
50% of those kids have the same equipment Nevernose Mar 2015 #53
Oh, the horror of the naked human body! NickB79 Mar 2015 #68
Wasn't this an episode of Friends? KamaAina Mar 2015 #22
I bet nobody bothered to just stop by and have a smoke with him. bravenak Mar 2015 #23
"keeps it up to get attention ..." AngryAmish Mar 2015 #26
He's lucky a cop's wife didn't see him TacoD Mar 2015 #27
Well he can't wear Politicalboi Mar 2015 #28
Stay classy fuckwit. JanMichael Mar 2015 #34
I'm no prude but that's vile. If I wanna see it, I'll take him out for dinner, first. lindysalsagal Mar 2015 #35
Why do you presume that his intent is sexual? Xithras Mar 2015 #49
When you're not willing to put on a pair of shorts, it's sexual. Exhibitionism. lindysalsagal Mar 2015 #51
So you think all nudists are getting a sexual thrill? nt Logical Mar 2015 #57
Here is a solution, DON'T FUCKING LOOK AT HIM! I never look at doors in my hood daily. nt Logical Mar 2015 #50
Why does an entire neighborhood averting their prayin4rain Mar 2015 #55
Averting your eyes? You stare at your neighbors windows and doors daily? nt Logical Mar 2015 #56
If I'm walking in my neighborhood and someone is standing prayin4rain Mar 2015 #59
We had an alcoholic PTSD neighbor who would stand in his backyard with his bath robe open. hunter Mar 2015 #40
He is on his property, in his house, hurting no one anotojefiremnesuka Mar 2015 #41
Obviously not black, or he'd have been shot on the first offense. nt eppur_se_muova Mar 2015 #45
+1 uponit7771 Mar 2015 #52
As a longtime (20+ year) practicing nudist, that's funny as hell Xithras Mar 2015 #47
He's on his property, he's leaving other people alone, who cares? Trillo Mar 2015 #58
A little creepy that he enjoys exposing himself in a family neighborhood with children around. Nye Bevan Mar 2015 #61
Agreed. n/t tammywammy Mar 2015 #64
Another reason I'll join an HOA marle35 Mar 2015 #62
Good for him, I wish the mall was full of naked people too Reter Mar 2015 #66
Personally, I prefer the food court when several people's sweaty naked genitals Nye Bevan Mar 2015 #69
aw no, aw HELL NO Skittles Mar 2015 #70
Why make public sex illegal? For the pearl clutchers? prayin4rain Mar 2015 #72
Just another annoying prick who never outgrew middle school. Brigid Mar 2015 #73

NaturalHigh

(12,778 posts)
2. I have a friend who does this often.
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 04:36 PM
Mar 2015

He said that his mail man was a little shaken but his pizza boy is a trooper.

HappyMe

(20,277 posts)
4. lol! Oh the poutrage!!
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 04:39 PM
Mar 2015

He's not doing anything illegal, and he's been doing it for 10 damn years. Maybe it's time they moved on to more important things.

 

NYC_SKP

(68,644 posts)
5. Maybe they should just stop looking at him. How do they feel about naked dogs and cats?
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 04:39 PM
Mar 2015

I mean, they have wee wees and woo woos, too, and sometimes they're out there sniffing and even making boom boom right out there in public!

waddirum

(979 posts)
60. I don't think "embarrassment" is part of his emotional repertoire
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 09:51 PM
Mar 2015

He seems like he'd be proud of the shrivelitis.

HappyMe

(20,277 posts)
8. It would certainly solve the problem for him.
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 04:43 PM
Mar 2015

The outraged ones would be in the slammer for assault.

Blue_Tires

(55,445 posts)
25. Actually, if a bunch of women just showed up to point and laugh
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 05:32 PM
Mar 2015

that would definitely work...

Or the neighbors could just do the common sense thing and stop looking at the nude dude...


As an aside, you know what grinds my gears? Improper usage of the word "naked"

"Nude" = unclothed

"Naked" = unprotected

NickB79

(19,233 posts)
65. Man, this guy would be fun as hell to piss off
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 10:16 PM
Mar 2015

If he were my neighbor, I'd have a list a mile long to yell at him every time he showed off.

"Hey Tim, thanks for reminding me I need to pick up a bag of baby carrots at the store!"

"Looking good, Acorn!"

"I guess that explains the huge truck in your driveway."

*Just standing on the sidewalk outside his house with a sign saying "Size doesn't matter"

jwirr

(39,215 posts)
32. Some good memories go with this. Our baseball team decided to streak the campas after a game
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 06:19 PM
Mar 2015

one night. Need to save this and show it to my great grandchildren.

Spazito

(50,253 posts)
33. As soon as I read the header to this OP my memory went immediately...
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 06:29 PM
Mar 2015

to Ray Stevens and "Don't Look, Ethel" (The Streak) and I started to laugh while searching for the YouTube link never mind when I watched it, good memories indeed.

Spazito

(50,253 posts)
67. It's a classic, staying in one's memory no matter how much time has passed...
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 10:22 PM
Mar 2015

It brings instant laughter.

Fla Dem

(23,632 posts)
9. "They want to come together to help change that law to protect their children." Ahh probably
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 04:44 PM
Mar 2015

conservatives that want government out of their lives, until they don't.

dorkzilla

(5,141 posts)
11. They’re okay with guns, but not someone being nude in their own home.
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 04:48 PM
Mar 2015

Gimmee a break....suddenly they’re worried about their kids.

 

olddots

(10,237 posts)
12. He does this on Fridays
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 04:51 PM
Mar 2015

maybe someone should invite him bowling or to a group therapy group on Fridays .

Response to AngryAmish (Original post)

HappyMe

(20,277 posts)
15. lol! That's probably an accurate depiction of the neighbors.
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 04:58 PM
Mar 2015

Thanks. I would have gone nuts trying to remember her name. Probably would have woke up at 3am hollering 'GLADYS KRAVITZ'.

Response to HappyMe (Reply #15)

Catherine Vincent

(34,486 posts)
18. It looks like you folks are okay with this
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 05:06 PM
Mar 2015

Never mind adults but what about children that happen to walk by and see this moron standing in the door buck naked?

Response to Catherine Vincent (Reply #18)

NaturalHigh

(12,778 posts)
20. I'm personally not too worried.
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 05:11 PM
Mar 2015

My kids are pretty sharp. They know what naked people look like. I'm pretty sure they would just cover their eyes if they saw this guy.

upaloopa

(11,417 posts)
21. If you teach your kids that the body is wrong
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 05:11 PM
Mar 2015

and really push the modesty thing of course they will confront you when they see a naked man. They won't go into shock or any of that hurt business and you will have to explain away all you taught them.

prayin4rain

(2,065 posts)
29. If people could at a minimum have enough respect
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 06:06 PM
Mar 2015

for each other to agree to cover their genitals in places regularly viewed by the public, the world would be a better place.

Response to prayin4rain (Reply #29)

Response to prayin4rain (Reply #39)

Response to prayin4rain (Reply #43)

 

BubbaFett

(361 posts)
36. I've nearly broken my string of pearls
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 06:53 PM
Mar 2015

for the sheer CLUTCHING!


Heavens to Betsy! Whar's me fainting couch?

The human body is natural.

Xithras

(16,191 posts)
48. Yes, God forbid that a child see a naked human body. The humanity!
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 08:20 PM
Mar 2015

Think about the DAMAGE that sort of thing can do to a childs psyche!

And when you think of something, please let me know...because I couldn't come up with anything.

Nevernose

(13,081 posts)
53. 50% of those kids have the same equipment
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 08:41 PM
Mar 2015

And the other 50% are going to see the equipment eventually. If there's nothing sexual to it -- no erection, no stroking, etc -- then I don't really see the problem with it. It's the difference between a nursing mother and a Girls-Gone-Wild video. It's just a schlong.

NickB79

(19,233 posts)
68. Oh, the horror of the naked human body!
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 10:27 PM
Mar 2015


It's just a penis, after all. If generations of farm kids seeing big horse dicks swinging around in the pasture didn't fuck them up mentally, I doubt his little dingle is going to scar a few suburban kids for life.
 

bravenak

(34,648 posts)
23. I bet nobody bothered to just stop by and have a smoke with him.
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 05:29 PM
Mar 2015

And just ask him to please wear drawers. He probably keeps it up to get attention and payback for calling the police on him. I bet he's not even there that long on his smoke break. I'm sure I would never even notice him.

 

Politicalboi

(15,189 posts)
28. Well he can't wear
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 06:04 PM
Mar 2015

Yoga pants.

Where's the lawmakers in that state calling to outlaw being nude in your own home. Oh, it's a man never mind.

JanMichael

(24,881 posts)
34. Stay classy fuckwit.
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 06:32 PM
Mar 2015

It may be legal but it is still tacky and assholish. I wonder what he is is really doing and why? Is he oblivious to other people? Does he think he is showing off? Is he looking for a date in the worst way possible?

Or is he like the shitheads that paint their houses purple in historic districts because they hate the gummit?

lindysalsagal

(20,647 posts)
35. I'm no prude but that's vile. If I wanna see it, I'll take him out for dinner, first.
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 06:51 PM
Mar 2015

It's just as bad as walking down the street nude. It's him using the neighbors for his own sexual gratification. If he's standing there for any length of time, it's abusive.

And no, I'm not religious and I'm no prude.

What's so hard about putting on a pair of loose shorts? But with the shorts on, he probably wouldn't get off standing in the doorway

He's doing it because he knows it's disgusting, and it's not normal.

I would keep a close eye on someone who needs to do this, when a pair of shorts are so easy to come by. If he can pay his taxes, he can buy shorts at kmart or goodwill for a few bucks.

I should be able to walk down the street without being drawn into someone's sexual compulsion.

Xithras

(16,191 posts)
49. Why do you presume that his intent is sexual?
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 08:21 PM
Mar 2015

There's no accusation that he had an erection, was touching himself, or was otherwise acting in a sexually aggressive manner. He was just naked on his own property. Nudity is not an inherently sexual thing.

lindysalsagal

(20,647 posts)
51. When you're not willing to put on a pair of shorts, it's sexual. Exhibitionism.
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 08:27 PM
Mar 2015

He wouldn't get his jollies with his shorts on. And, he wouldn't loiter in the front doorway.

If he wanted a tan, he's not gonna get it there. He could do that in the backyard, but he wants an audience.

It's sick. Get a girlfriend.

prayin4rain

(2,065 posts)
55. Why does an entire neighborhood averting their
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 09:34 PM
Mar 2015

eyes make more sense than one man covering his genitals when in his front yard?

prayin4rain

(2,065 posts)
59. If I'm walking in my neighborhood and someone is standing
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 09:45 PM
Mar 2015

in their front yard, I, and my five year old, naturally look at them and usually wave or something. Why in the world would a man be so intent on making his neighbors either look at his genitals or purposely NOT look at him. I think it's incredibly rude. Maybe there's more to the story and this is some passive aggressive gesture for something that has happened in the past?

hunter

(38,309 posts)
40. We had an alcoholic PTSD neighbor who would stand in his backyard with his bath robe open.
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 07:12 PM
Mar 2015

He'd just stand there. When he had to pee, he'd just pee.

I could see over the fence, but our kids were small and they couldn't.

I don't think they'd have been too alarmed if they could.

They already knew our neighbor was an odd, eccentric, person, and so far as I know, he was harmless.

I talked to him a few times and he was really sad. Not only was he a Vietnam vet, his oldest son had been killed in a drug deal that went bad.



 

anotojefiremnesuka

(198 posts)
41. He is on his property, in his house, hurting no one
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 07:14 PM
Mar 2015

People need to mind their own fucking business and STFU

It is a naked person, BFD

Nothing wrong with a naked body



Xithras

(16,191 posts)
47. As a longtime (20+ year) practicing nudist, that's funny as hell
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 08:11 PM
Mar 2015

The upside to marrying a nudist from a nudist family: You get to see your spouse naked at the Thanksgiving dinner table. The downside to marrying a nudist from a nudist family: You get to see your father-in-law nude at the Thanksgiving dinner table.

The guy is inside his own home. The busybodies should butt out.

I used to have a neighbor who would complain to high hell about the fact that she could see into my backyard from her kitchen window, and she'd frequently see my wife, myself, or our friends naked in our backyard. One day I was offered three Italian Cypress trees dirt cheap (friend is a landscaper and they were leftover from a job) and I thought of her. I took the bushes to her house and offered to plant them outside of her window. When she indignantly asked why she should plant trees on HER property, I responded, "Because I don't have a problem with me being naked in my own backyard. You do."

We had the trees planted about 10 minutes later. After that, we got along swimmingly

Trillo

(9,154 posts)
58. He's on his property, he's leaving other people alone, who cares?
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 09:42 PM
Mar 2015

Only in America can a naked spread of some media star be so good it causes others to rush out to the store to fork down hard earned dollars for a copy of the magazine, but a guy doing nothing more than standing in his own doorway naked is worthy of contempt and censure.

Perhaps this is part of what Azalia Banks (sp?) hates about America.

Nye Bevan

(25,406 posts)
61. A little creepy that he enjoys exposing himself in a family neighborhood with children around.
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 09:52 PM
Mar 2015

I guess it's harmless enough but one wonders what motivates him to do this.

marle35

(172 posts)
62. Another reason I'll join an HOA
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 09:54 PM
Mar 2015

when I buy a home is this tacky nonsense, and the responses in this thread.

The front of your house is public view. What don't people understand about that?

 

Reter

(2,188 posts)
66. Good for him, I wish the mall was full of naked people too
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 10:20 PM
Mar 2015

Sex in public can still be illegal, but we should always be allowed to be naked.

Nye Bevan

(25,406 posts)
69. Personally, I prefer the food court when several people's sweaty naked genitals
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 10:27 PM
Mar 2015

have not been on the seats. But that's just me.

Skittles

(153,138 posts)
70. aw no, aw HELL NO
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 10:30 PM
Mar 2015

MOST PEOPLE I DO *NOT* WANT TO SEE NAKED

to hell with that "BEAUTIFUL BODY" crap - most of them, NO THANK YOU

prayin4rain

(2,065 posts)
72. Why make public sex illegal? For the pearl clutchers?
Tue Mar 17, 2015, 10:34 PM
Mar 2015

No, but seriously, do you think a naked mall would be hygenic?

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