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I'm starting to.
If so what would you do if you did?
So yeah, kinda.
but I'd reckon you'd be difficult to live with. Y'know with the military timing, pseudo-scientific health and fitness advice, etc.
But at least you've got a curly mop irl to give a little shugaggagaga to.
I'm surprisingly the least 'tidy up!' 'pay the rent' kinda guy, but okay.
I'm having to say I'm on holiday/I'm not well/etc. It's getting a bit tricky, soon they'll realise I've moved out.
But when we stopped living together it went away. Living together either makes you better frinds or notice all of their faults in wonderful detail.
no i don't hate them.
2. Move out
the OP is second year of uni right? there's what...two/three months left of a house-share. seems a bit much.
i think it depends on the situation. my brother was kind of 'bullied' a bit by his housemates, had a nervous breakdown and is still recovering 3/4 years later. if that's the situation, get out as soon as possible of course.
if it's question of being annoyed at them leaving empty beer bottles lying about and things like that, or just being a bit a bit sick at seeing them so often, that's tbh kind of natural in a Uni situation where you're inevitably just living with whoever you can and not necessarily people you've really got *that* much in common with, or are going to keep in touch with afterwards (and when you probs spend more time at home than in an adult flat-share.)
In that second situation my advice would just be to step back a bit; you're not married to them, there's nothing that says you need to hang out 24/7 or at all. idk if you've got other friends, but maybe got out with them, hang round their houses and stuff, even hang out at the library/other places a bit. just to get out of that rut of seeing the same people all the time. idk, just find ways of adapting to the situation, you might you get to like them more once you see them less, you might find you don't...but find some other stuff you do enjoy.
idk, but i'd suggest unless your housemates weres doing something genuinely bad, it's might be a bit much to move out on what's a pretty short arrangement anyway. presumably you agreed to live with them so must have liked them at some point. if the change from them-to-now is in you or arbitrary situation rather than them, i personally think it's a little unfair to make them pay extra rent/have to go through the whole bother of finding some other housemate because of something on your side.
idk, maybe that's not great advice. i'm not that sorted myself in terms of living arrangements so poss. don't believe me.
that's why I'm going to take up the piano again.
Plus for the first time at uni I have gaps inbetween my lectures and seminars so will use that time to go to the library and a)stay out the house and b) focus a lot more on my course.
I'd move out.
If he's on a fixed term contact until the end of the academic year, I'd stick with it.
I dunno, I shared with pretty decent people. There were occasional problems with cleaning and the like, but nothing serious. I don't know how chris_is_cool and his housemates pay for bills, communual shopping and the like, but if it's through a joint house account, perhaps he wants to suggest getting a cleaner in once a week. Either they carry on being messy and the house gets cleaned, or they don't want to spend the money and so the house gets cleaned.
Failing that, do a rota. It's not great when you have to get to that point, but sometimes it's necessary. If they don't like the idea of a rota, and the house is evidently messy and unclean, then basically they're dicks.
yeh, a rota is a good idea.
i don't personally find there's *that* much that needs doing.
really just putting the rubbish in the bin/recyling boxes (helps to put them in straight away, perhaps), putting out the rubbish, binning the torrents of junk mail, vacuumming occasionally, picking up people yoghurt pot's (wtf is it with students and yogurts!? idk). picking up people's beers. there's a bit but it's not unmanageable. but then my house is pretty small so that might help.
don't think it suddenly all changes once you leave uni.
yeh thats true. think i meant as opposed to if you moved in someone you were in a relationship with or something like that.
Guy 1 (29): Works for marketing business - Likes stoner rock
Guy 2 (32): Supposedly a painter, but independently wealthy - Likes snowboarding
Girl 1 (29): PE teacher - I went to sixth form college with her, good surfer.
Girl 2 (31): Teaches fashion/textiles at local art school - Likes music/film/yoga
Then I move out and think, 'They were alright really.'
Sometimes they do some things that get on my nerves but I'm sure I do the same to them. Generally, they're ace
3 mates I went to secondary school with, I work with 2 of them as well. It's brilliant.
These are your halcyon days, buddy.
I lived in a flat of 10 last year and it was brilliant. I lived with 14 other people when I was at school for 5 years, no problem there either. It's just the people I'm with now would rather live in a bin than something sanitary
Were you cockle picking?
Girl 1 (18): Devout Christian, very friendly in a wierd, clinical way. Works all the time. Seems nice enough.
Girl 2 (20): Really annoying when she's sober, obsessively neat, gets really bitchy about trivial cleaning matters.
Guy 1 (20): Just moved out - professionally trained chef and relatively relaxed, cool guy.
Guy 2 (18): Creepy, overly-neat wierdo who leers at Girl 2 and follows her around agreeing with her.
I still live at home so can't say I hate it as its a pretty sweet ride.
they've all taken the attitude that they don't care about anything and are all starting to smell because nothing gets cleaned and I'm not doing it anymore.
To top this off they made a prank phonecall to me last night saying my landlord had died and we were given our notice to leave. Pretty nice people eh?
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skank it up like the rest of them. You've got your whole life to worry about smelling and cleaning.
then shit in their bed.
Then the next night, shit in their pillowcase.
Night after that take apart their hairdrier (if they have one) and shit in it, then put it back together.
Or you could clingfilm one of them into their bed when they come back from the pub and crash out drunk-coma style. That's actually funny and doesn't involve you shitting into or on anything. Not unless you want to of course.
They'll soon learn the folly of pranking the CIC.
I find it a little bit shit sometimes, yes but thats only because I've had a taste of living with someone for about 9 months and loved it.
I wouldn't say I felt like I was dying because my parents don't charge me anything as they want me to move out (going so well, i've got loadsa money saved) and I just lock myself in my room every night so I don't have to deal with them too much. Whats your situation like? Do you feel like you're dying inside?
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but as usual it's irrelevant by the time i'd finished 'cause i'd read the rest of your stuff, maybe just move out. OR have some kind of conflict if you can be bothered, give them an ultimatum...or whatever. it is probably useful to remember, that quite a lot of university students are fairly uncleanly...so if you did move out, how likely is it you wouldn't end up somewhere similar...?
But then we split up.
but they don't buzz me.
CAN WE GO OUT AND CHECK???
It makes no sense now.
and the other 2 haven't been so annoying recently, but I wouldn't really say I like either of them.
I am a reasonable man.
they get on my nerves some of the time, but mostly we get along. i think i'm a difficult person to live with though. i'm a bit of a clean freak.
Have I done so in the past? You better believe it
only living with the one person at the moment now, not as bad as i thought it would be she is also my landlord.Got on with everyone I have lived with besides one who stayed in her room all day, the only place she ever went was her aunts...had no friends.Felt bad for her.She had lots of Harry Potter merchandise.
not counting halls of residences because you always get strange people, but the last time i lived in a houseshare i had 1/9 who was absolutely atrocious. i won't say anymore incase they somehow read this but i just did my best to avoid them, and it was alright
Although the one I like seems to enjoy letting her mobile's alarm go off for ages in the morning waking me up--normally an hour before I need to get up and she doesn't even get up for it.
The other one is 24/25 and I cannot stand her. At all. She walks like she's a fucking elephant all the time. She has no concept of time/sound so likes to yell at her boyfriend over skype in the middle of the night waking everyone up/is just loud in general. She NEVER cleans or takes the bins out, actually I'm really the only one who does any cleaning around here most of the time since nobody else thinks to scrub the counters & the other roommate never cleans the bathroom she and I share. Second flatmate seems to think she only needs to ask the other flatmate if it's okay for her to have 20 people over so I end up getting told 10 minutes before they all arrive. I'd be more receptive to people over if she actually asked and then cleaned up their mess afterwards, but she doesn't.There's tons of other things as well, but I get flustered just thinking of all of it.
I can't really break my lease so I tend to keep to my room most of the time and I'm starting to look for a 1 bedroom place w/my bf for next year so I just look forward to that :D
Living with people you've only known for less than a year. It's not going to be perfect. Too much of a variety of tastes and preferences. I think I'd prefer living on my own.
Just avoid everyone. As much as possible.
and I don't hate them, I said I was starting to feel that way meaning more of a dislike. All apart from one anyway.
even when he left a floating poo in the toilet.
so, no, i don't. i have however grown to hate my friends that i have lived with. except my first flatmates.
it's awesome. I ived with my bf for a few months just there and that was aso awesome. Then in a few months I'll live with great peope again. I also lived in halls and that was brilliant, so yeah.
I have pretty cool people in my building too. Some spanish girs who I go to the sauna with (saucy stuff huh), just had a few over for dinner there, so yeah.
I've lived with someone who I ended up thinking was a bellend, but not 'cos of the dishes or bills or any shit like that. Despite being a bit of a cunt in most other ways, I've always been fairly easy to live with. Which has helped make other people I've lived with easier to live with.
No i dont hate them.
this is the dis equivalent of "I sleep in a big bed with my wife". kind of.
However, my sister and her boyfriend have moved back in to save up for a deposit on a house, and they are the most foul bastards in the world. Last night I came home to (YEAH, i'm gonna do a list like an OCD twat):
-A bathroom with hair in the bath plug, clothes everywhere, disgusting toilet and clothes and pyjamas which have been abandoned there for coming on two weeks now.
-My sister screeching and snorting along to Glee in the shared computer room which has chinese food cartons littered everywhere. She leaves shit all over my desk and gets extremely pissed off when i move it. Sorry, love, can't type on a keyboard covered in spare ribs.
-Rice all over a pile of towels (presumably from the food cartons)
-Worst of all, the whole of the upstairs stinks of a weird combination of wet dog and feet. It made me gag when i first noticed, such was the strength. They didn't really mind.
They don't give a shit at all. They just use the excuse "Oh we've just moved in" (five months ago). My sister's also in complete denial that she's lazy, insisting she is some kind of clean-freak saint. IT MAKES ME SO ANGRY CAN'T WAIT TO MOVE OUT.