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The Battle is on! My landlord now demands I remove my dish


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#151 OFFLINE   harsh

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Posted 08 May 2011 - 06:45 PM

When talking about ex post facto, consider that while it is more or less prohibited with respect to federal legislation, that doesn't mean that rules and policies can't be ex post facto.

Ex post facto doesn't seem to apply here as the rule permits rather than prohibits an antenna.
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#152 OFFLINE   Lord Vader

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Posted 08 May 2011 - 07:27 PM

:backtotop

FAITH: I find the lack of it disturbing.

 


#153 OFFLINE   Tom Robertson

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Posted 08 May 2011 - 07:33 PM

:backtotop


If you want, I can enforce ex post facto... :)

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#154 OFFLINE   Lord Vader

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Posted 08 May 2011 - 07:40 PM

We'll let it rest.

For now.

;)

FAITH: I find the lack of it disturbing.

 


#155 OFFLINE   joe diamond

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Posted 08 May 2011 - 08:49 PM

You might as well throw in "habeus corpus"!

Now, good phrases in English-lawyereze might include "Right to private enjoyment" "Undue restraint" "Prior restraint" Fourth Amendment, and then there's a phrase having to do with something being in place so long it gets some status. Obviously, I have lost the words for that one.

Still wishing Darth. er Lord V a great outcome.


Adverse Possession comes to mind.

When the dish went up it was ok. Nobody objected.....it was visible and if there was any rule about its' presence nobody invoked it. So future managers loose the right to contest anything. They can't make a new rule to get rid of the LV dish because he has come to rely on using it.

Reliance is another legal term above my pay grade but I bet it applies.

I didn't know this could be so much fun.

Going to add a funny face here.

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#156 OFFLINE   Herdfan

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Posted 09 May 2011 - 08:25 AM

I believe you mean Congress cannot make a law that is applied retroactively.


I did.

LV,

Are you checking in to see if they have decided anything, or are you just waiting for them to come to you?

#157 OFFLINE   Lord Vader

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Posted 09 May 2011 - 09:49 AM

Perhaps a little of both if that makes sense. I don't go out of my way to constantly inquire of the status, but I don't ignore things either. Every few days or so when I am in the leasing office (it's conveniently located right across from my building), I ask the property manager Amanda if she's heard anything. As of this past Friday, it was, "Nope."

FAITH: I find the lack of it disturbing.

 


#158 OFFLINE   Lord Vader

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Posted 10 May 2011 - 06:34 PM

Update: Nothing to report. :D

I spoke to my property manager today, who then said she'd call the regional manager and find out what's going on. However, after further discussion, Amanda admitted that she ought to just leave things alone and let her superiors get back to her. FWIW, she does sound like she's on my side. I base this on the comments she made to me, comments that sounded quite empathetic.

FAITH: I find the lack of it disturbing.

 


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Posted 10 May 2011 - 07:15 PM

Maybe this whole situation will just fade into the night due to lack of interest by the upper management. :D
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Posted 10 May 2011 - 07:20 PM

Maybe this whole situation will just fade into the night due to lack of interest by the upper management. :D


My guess is it will continue to come around again on the gittar every so often.

Less often if LV gets a written "Okie Dokie"; more often if they let it slide for another year or two. :)

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Posted 10 May 2011 - 07:20 PM

Maybe this whole situation will just fade into the night due to lack of interest by the upper management.


The Force has a strong influence on the weak mind.

FAITH: I find the lack of it disturbing.

 


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Posted 10 May 2011 - 07:21 PM

My guess is it will continue to come around again on the gittar every so often.

Less often if LV gets a written "Okie Dokie"; more often if they let it slide for another year or two. :)

Cheers,
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They keep pressing; I'll keep pushing back.

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#163 OFFLINE   Tom Robertson

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Posted 10 May 2011 - 07:23 PM

They keep pressing; I'll keep pushing back.

I didn't think that needed stating. :)

(And good for you--helping out your fellow inmates.) :)

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Posted 10 May 2011 - 07:24 PM

!Devil_lol

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Posted 10 May 2011 - 07:30 PM

It is time they learned the true power of this station!

Call the home office and tell them the local manager has not heard about the latest decision on dish antennae for the property. Tell them she is worried because you can tell when you call her or see her on the grounds.

Joe

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Posted 10 May 2011 - 08:36 PM

I'm going to let sleeping dogs lie for now.

FAITH: I find the lack of it disturbing.

 


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Posted 10 May 2011 - 08:40 PM

I'm going to let sleeping dogs lie for now.


I've just figured out their entire strategy at this point. They are hoping that by doing nothing on their part you will let the dogs lie. They know that you are right and if they do anything official, right or wrong, you'll publicize the OTARD to everyone in whole complex... :)

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Posted 10 May 2011 - 08:46 PM

Hehehe. Now would I do something as vindictive as that? :D

FAITH: I find the lack of it disturbing.

 


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Posted 10 May 2011 - 08:48 PM

Hehehe. Now would I do something as vindictive as that? :D


While I suspect you might do something vindictive, this ain't vindictive... This is educational material that all US citizens are duty bound to know. :) :)

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Posted 10 May 2011 - 09:21 PM

Perhaps

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Posted 11 May 2011 - 08:22 AM

I agree, the highest probability is that upper management will do nothing. I'm not sure what your best option is. I would be inclined to do nothing unless/until they again come back and tell you to remove the dish. However, I think that is pretty likely (that they will again tell you to remove the dish). So maybe it is best to push for resolution. A polite letter to your complex manager asking for an update might be sufficient for now. She can then pass that on to her superiors.

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Posted 11 May 2011 - 08:31 AM

I agree, the highest probability is that upper management will do nothing.


But if they bring it up again, don't even bother with giving them a copy of OTARD (You have done that and it is probably in your file.) Just go straight to the FCC with a complaint and keep at it until you win and have victory in hand.

Them bringing it up every so often is harassment and interferes with your life.

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Posted 11 May 2011 - 09:12 AM

...... So maybe it is best to push for resolution. A polite letter to your complex manager asking for an update might be sufficient for now. She can then pass that on to her superiors.

I've been lurking here and now I can't resist joining in.

But first let me say that I think antennas are ugly on nice structures, that I once hid one in my yard from a HOA, that I have one on my condo and am now on a HOA board that is supposed keep the antennas hidden from public view.

That said, I would write a letter asking for resolution. In that letter I would state that lack of response would be assumed resolution and their acknowledgement that a copy of federals rules has been delivered to them.

I would send it FedEx. Track and print the FedEx delivery on line and print a copy for your records.

One way or the the other, it will provide further entertainment for us lurkers.

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Posted 11 May 2011 - 12:43 PM

I'm going to let sleeping dogs lie for now.


I agree with you LV if they don't say anything more let it be!
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Posted 11 May 2011 - 01:52 PM

As long as I don't come home one day and find my dish lying in my living room. ;)

FAITH: I find the lack of it disturbing.

 





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