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The worst things about living with housemates

Dirty dishes, empty loo roll, passive-aggressive notes… Sound familiar?

SHARING A HOUSE can be a joyful, uplifting, life-affirming experience.

Or it can be a long, bitter, drawn-out war of attrition. These are the signs of the latter:

This sight.

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Being afraid to walk the floors in bare feet.

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Reaching ‘professional’ level at Bin Jenga.

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Food theft.

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And its opposite: extravagant food-security measures.

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Having to get adults out of bed.

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The one person who leaves the bathroom looking like this.

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AAAAAARGH. THIS.

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You know them by the trail of droppings.

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This situation.

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Lying awake listening to people… doing things.

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Late-night ‘cooking’.

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Passive-aggressive notes.

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Which sometimes descend into all-out ‘note wars’.

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But here’s the thing: they’re your friends, so you can take revenge!

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Happy co-habiting! Share your housemate peeves in the comments…

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Michael Freeman

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