More like face the issue head on and actually get answers instead of hiding out and letting speculation and conjecture rule the thought train.
A 10 minute conversation reversed the entire dialogue and now he's got 2 neighbors in his corner instead of against him.
I was thinking the same thing but you know that has to be a crap shoot. There's always at least one neighbor that never knew anything about it but is now suddenly 100% against it. Damned if you do, damned if you don't.
One of the other neighbors is his buddy and they are actually partnered up on this deal but the other guy's wife put her foot down and said absolutely not in my house, lol. So they were pretty understanding that it's a polarizing topic.