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April 17th, 2002

Redneck Neighbor

This is one of those sites I’m just waiting for someone to prove is a fake, but something tells me it’s not: Redneck Neighbor.

It’s a simple site with a 1997 design, but that’s part of the appeal. It’s a “normal” guy who lives next to a guy with absolutely no sense of design. I’m talking “pool table in the carport” lack of sense.

There are a good number of pictures, too, illustrating his wired-in back porch (which he used to keep geese), a bricked-in mailbox whose flag can no longer be moved, and a rock-on-a-table in his front yard. You can feel the pain of living next to a neighbor like this just by looking over this page…

The neighbor’s house is for sale and the web site’s owner is mighty happy.

Posted in Just Plain Odd

FROM: Chris
DATE: Wednesday April 17, 2002 -- 12:32:00 pm
I feel for the guy, as his neighbor's cousins live across the street from me ;)



FROM: Tina
DATE: Wednesday April 17, 2002 -- 12:42:19 pm
Just enough neighborly chaos to put anyone off buying a home.



FROM: Ryan
DATE: Wednesday April 17, 2002 -- 3:44:51 pm
Chris -- Are those the idiots with the car with no muffler?



FROM: Stevie Gee
DATE: Wednesday April 17, 2002 -- 4:14:56 pm
My wife and I live four miles from the White House and, yes, we've got a redneck neighbor. He and his wife haven't spent ten cents on their house, their cars or themselves since 1967. Unfortunately for us, they're too young to croak but too old to care.



FROM: TBrown
DATE: Wednesday April 17, 2002 -- 9:08:12 pm
I laughed until I cried. Sorry for your situation.



FROM: Patrick
DATE: Friday April 19, 2002 -- 2:53:35 pm
This is the second Ping this week that the related website has also shown up on Fark.com...hmm...



FROM: Ryan
DATE: Friday April 19, 2002 -- 3:08:11 pm
I can assure you I don't read fark.com. :) This one was passed along by a co-worker...



FROM: Lynne P.
DATE: Thursday May 23, 2002 -- 12:00:10 pm
Laughed til I cried when I read this. Have passed it on to a lot of people. Can't wait for the next installment.



FROM: Krista
DATE: Wednesday June 12, 2002 -- 12:11:24 pm
I live in the same city as this guy, I figured out where he lived by the apartments you could see in the background. I laughed the whole way home. The statue on the mailbox is smaller than it appears in the picture but it is still hilarious. The lady who lives there was out in her front yard in a bathing suit in the rain! Half of the people I work with drove by the house. Im sure they have increased traffic since he posted this!



FROM: Val
DATE: Thursday July 25, 2002 -- 8:18:03 pm
Just moved from Calif to Oklahoma now I know what it is like to have ALL redneck neighbors!!!!



FROM: Another Opinion
DATE: Sunday September 8, 2002 -- 6:52:29 pm
I can feel for the guy for the noise and the stuff out in plain view. However, I think the guy is stalking the redneck neighbor...some of those pics don't seem to be of views that he could have taken from a window or the street. Placing someone under surveillance in Georgia constitutes stalking.



FROM: Stew
DATE: Sunday October 13, 2002 -- 6:33:51 pm
I took a look at this site and laughed my ass off. This is a very funny site.
Thanks for the good belly-laugh



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DATE: Sunday October 13, 2002 -- 6:34:44 pm



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DATE: Thursday December 5, 2002 -- 2:46:14 pm



FROM: Shawn
DATE: Thursday December 5, 2002 -- 2:46:49 pm
Two houses down, I have a redneck neighbor that has a birdbath in the front yard with a 3 foot purple JESUS in it. To my left I have another one with a 125# rotweiler that is chained up right next to my new home and barks continuously. And to my right my neighbor has (6) non-running cars and (2) that does. And in front of me a 1962 model trailor has just found a home. I have left out the details, when I do write me up a story its going to be good (also with pics) someone please pull the trigger!!



FROM: Jeanne
DATE: Friday December 6, 2002 -- 11:44:28 pm
I laughed till I nearly peed my pants. I'm surprised Carlos doesn't get sued, but god it's funny!



FROM: Jeff
DATE: Wednesday December 11, 2002 -- 11:56:16 am
We need Christmas updates!! PLEASE!!



FROM: hunter
DATE: Wednesday December 11, 2002 -- 9:32:16 pm
Loved this site!!!
PLEASE update it with Christmas photos...as I can only imagine how it looks. I have a neighbor who has a bit of almost every color and style of light that is available and it is so painful to look at. I can only hope that they remove it after the holidays!
---Please update us.



FROM: Georgia Resident
DATE: Thursday December 12, 2002 -- 1:36:10 pm
I live in the same town as this guy. I can tell because of the Police card emblem. That's us!! I can't figure out where they live, though. I would love to visit this relic!!



FROM: Drewsif
DATE: Tuesday December 17, 2002 -- 2:23:12 am
OMG! I was laughing so hard I had tears in my eyes and could NOT breathe at all... My parents live next to a family like them (tho not so well off) so I could definitely relate to this guy



FROM: John
DATE: Wednesday December 18, 2002 -- 7:15:22 pm
I have been by this guy's house. This is real.



FROM: Connie
DATE: Tuesday January 14, 2003 -- 12:21:27 pm
This site has to be updated! I'm dying to know how the neighbor is doing and if he was able to sell his house.



FROM: Jen
DATE: Friday April 4, 2003 -- 4:15:07 pm
PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE give us an update.



FROM: Lynn
DATE: Saturday April 26, 2003 -- 4:26:05 pm
Please up date us.
Our neighborhood is loving this web site because it is making one of our neighbors look good.



FROM: Kathleen
DATE: Sunday May 4, 2003 -- 11:41:58 pm
I can't believe it is gone! What happened? I missed the end. When was it retired? I am crushed!!



FROM: Karen
DATE: Wednesday May 21, 2003 -- 5:51:58 pm
I miss your web site. When I needed a laugh I could always go to it and forget how bad my day was going



FROM: Kristin
DATE: Thursday June 12, 2003 -- 3:48:33 pm
I miss the site too!



FROM: Mike
DATE: Monday June 30, 2003 -- 4:13:32 pm
I can't believe its gone. anytime I needed a good laugh I would just go to that website. I've been searching to see if anyone has the webpages cached. I want to read them again for the 9th or 10th time!!!!



FROM: Ryan
DATE: Monday June 30, 2003 -- 5:08:56 pm
You mean like here?



FROM: Megan
DATE: Tuesday July 1, 2003 -- 9:43:06 am
Oh, Ryan, you've saved the day! Now if we can just figure out how to salvage the pictures that went with the story....



FROM: K
DATE: Monday July 7, 2003 -- 3:00:04 pm
I want a copy of the redneck neighbor and the web site is down,,, anyone that has it please forward to me!



FROM: katya
DATE: Monday July 7, 2003 -- 10:38:48 pm
Here is another version of the site. The links to photos still work here.

http://www.joespc.com/carlos/redneck.htm



FROM: wileydog [E-Mail]
DATE: Monday September 1, 2003 -- 3:14:19 pm
Does anyone know where you can find the later version of Redneck Neighbor that has the pictures of the shed project and the pig?



FROM: Andrew
DATE: Monday January 12, 2004 -- 12:18:52 am
It's a shame he is selling the house and moving on to greener pastures. I will miss this site!! (my neighbor has had a 6 ft tall santa in his yard for the last 5 years. He's a little faded but the effect is awesome on July 4th with the fireworks in the backround.



FROM: Richard [E-Mail]
DATE: Friday January 30, 2004 -- 7:16:54 pm
Carlos inspired me to create

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