In most movies, your next-door neighbour is portrayed as a friendly-natured, life-long friend. Someone who would go out of his or her way to help, whether that be by lending you sugar for your morning cup of coffee, or tending to your plants and dog while you’re off on holiday.

Unfortunately, as most of us know, reality can be a little different from the movies. While most of us might not have horror stories about neighbours from hell, it’s inevitable that you’ll eventually stumble across certain nightmarish neighbourly stereotypes. Whether that be suspicious and shady behaviour, horrendous parking, or neighbours who use their petrol mower at 7am... there are countless ways to get on your neighbourhood’s bad side. Below, you can find a few of the most common examples!