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if someone rings your door buzzer at 3am in the morning, what should you do?
i live in a small block of council apartments, and a couple of weeks ago, someone rang on my intercom door buzzer at 3am in the morning, i live alone on the 3rd floor of a 4th story building, and in the darkness of my bedroom i felt creeped out and a little frightened....i ignored it and didn't answer the intercom......but want to know how you should respond to situations like that?
i'm a male in my 40s.
- Nuff SedLv 71 month agoFavourite answer
If someone rings MY buzzer I can look at the video monitor that shows the image from the cameras positioned with views of who is at each door. I then evaluate the risk of interacting with such a person.
This happened to me a few weeks ago, at 1 AM, and it was a masked man standing on the porch with a gun. Turns out it was a state trooper looking for information about an elderly neighbor who couldn't be reached. I gave the trooper the phone number for the neighbor's handyman, who has a key, and went back to bed. I routinely ignore people who show up at my door uninvited, day or night.
- 1 month ago
They would meet Mr. Smith and Mr. Wesson.
- FLv 71 month ago
Hopefully they are considerate and ring it gently so they don’t wake me up.
- ?Lv 71 month ago
I'd answer it with my pistol in my hand ..........................
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- Anonymous1 month ago
Depends really. Do I smell smoke and hear the crackle of burning wood(even though I do not have a fireplace) Usually that is the reason the door bell rings at 3 in the morning. A macho male? should have answered the door with beer in hand and party hat on. Maybe it is Pizza.
- 1 month ago
put on some lingerie and answer the door
- 18 gibbs 20Lv 71 month ago
Exactly how you did. Ignore it.
- PearlLv 71 month ago
i would just ignore it,or if you think someone needed help you could call the police and ask them to check it out
- rustbucketLv 71 month ago
Do not answer and if happens more than you are comfortable with call the police and ask them.
- T CLv 71 month ago
Every body and every situation is different ....What you did was perfectly acceptable and safe considering your situation.