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I don't think it's practical to come up with a definitive answer without experimentation, but I would try these: sheets of rubber, such as what is sold in the plumbing section of the hardware store, maybe folded over a couple times sound isolating feet sold for washers/dryers


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Suspend a heavy rolled-up quilt (get it from a flea market or discount re-seller) above the door. When you are inside, unfurl the quilt so it covers the entire door and frame. probably your best option for the money you are willing to spend.

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