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    (Original post by itsdiddlingtime)
    Now we're cooking with fire! My grandmother is in fact Irish! That's about it though. Not quite got it yet.
    Northern Ireland?
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    (Original post by C-Rooney)
    Northern Ireland?
    Nope. And you know what? It's cooled down, so, thanks for playing the weirdest and most terrible icebreaker game ever to pass the time. The answer was Malta. Chances are you've never even noticed it on a map if you've even heard of it. :P
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    I'm in the same sorta situation-ish. Not a a drinker right now purely because my parents would disown me. Plan on starting when I go to Leeds uni this September.

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    (Original post by itsdiddlingtime)
    Nope. And you know what? It's cooled down, so, thanks for playing the weirdest and most terrible icebreaker game ever to pass the time. The answer was Malta. Chances are you've never even noticed it on a map if you've even heard of it. :P
    I've heard of Malta but wow I never would've guessed lol!
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    (Original post by SerLorasTyrell)
    I'd rather not be living with a Muslim but I wouldn't put up a fuss or anything


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    Not that I'm arguing just curious why you would rather not live with a Muslim?


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    (Original post by jesscann1)
    How would you feel if you moved into halls and one of your flatmates ended up being a Muslim? I'm probably being paranoid but I can't help but think they'd be disappointed for whatever reason, e.g I don't drink.

    I'm not overly religious and still go to clubs and such but order a soft drink, it's just that there isn't many or I didn't see many other Muslims during applicant days, (university of Leeds), and I guess I'm used to their company.

    I didn't opt for the halal dietary requirement as it means I'll be placed in a single gender flat and I really don't want that, I don't mind the fridge sharing and all that jazz as long as the foods are not touching.

    Edit: this is my friends account, I'm a guy.
    What university will you be studying at?
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    (Original post by __fn)
    What university will you be studying at?
    university of leeds
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    Anyone studying in Liverpool at LJMU September 2014?
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    I lived with one Muslim in my flat and next door to my flat there were 5 Muslims (6 people to a flat in my old halls). That was fine, however they all drank etc. I would feel uncomfortable if they didn't drink mainly because I'd feel like they were possibly looking down on me for choosing to and that I'd be leaving them out as that's all our flats did in first year! Also, you'll find it incredibly hard for food not to touch in a shared fridge. But food is in plastic packaging anyway so it's not actually touching. It's just I found that one fridge freezer to a flat of 6 was tiny and food was just shoved in however possible. You might want to buy a fridge for your room. The smaller ones that fit under your desk.


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    (Original post by manchesterunited15)
    Islam clearly encourages discrimination against non-believers
    It clearly doesn't. Because, through my beliefs, I'm been taught to be amicable to everyone, as I am representing my religion and thus need to show it in a good light. Which I wouldn't be doing if I were racist.
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    Wouldn't care!

    You are a person before you are a religion.

    And who cares if someone doesn't drink? As long as you aren't trying to stop others doing it then it's not an issue.
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    (Original post by Trustno1)
    Not that I'm arguing just curious why you would rather not live with a Muslim?


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    Just don't appreciate anyone that worships something unconditionally that calls for my death, I'd feel uncomfortable with hardcore Christians too


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    (Original post by imaginewizard)
    It clearly doesn't. Because, through my beliefs, I'm been taught to be amicable to everyone, as I am representing my religion and thus need to show it in a good light. Which I wouldn't be doing if I were racist.
    "Fight them (the disbelievers), Allah will punish them by your hands and bring them to disgrace, and give you victory over them and He will heal the hearts of those who believe." (Qur'an 9:14)

    "Soon shall We cast terror into the hearts of the Unbelievers (Quran 3:151)
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    (Original post by manchesterunited15)
    "Fight them (the disbelievers), Allah will punish them by your hands and bring them to disgrace, and give you victory over them and He will heal the hearts of those who believe." (Qur'an 9:14)

    "Soon shall We cast terror into the hearts of the Unbelievers (Quran 3:151)
    quotes taken out of context, there's a reason why each verse was revealed. These verses were either revealed at times of war or when the Muslims were being oppressed and killed by the disbelievers for being Muslims.
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    (Original post by EmmaHalley)
    I lived with one Muslim in my flat and next door to my flat there were 5 Muslims (6 people to a flat in my old halls). That was fine, however they all drank etc. I would feel uncomfortable if they didn't drink mainly because I'd feel like they were possibly looking down on me for choosing to and that I'd be leaving them out as that's all our flats did in first year! Also, you'll find it incredibly hard for food not to touch in a shared fridge. But food is in plastic packaging anyway so it's not actually touching. It's just I found that one fridge freezer to a flat of 6 was tiny and food was just shoved in however possible. You might want to buy a fridge for your room. The smaller ones that fit under your desk.


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    my flat is shared between 6 as well but there's two fridge freezers so hopefully it should be fine
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    (Original post by jesscann1)
    my flat is shared between 6 as well but there's two fridge freezers so hopefully it should be fine
    So jealous! haha yeah, that should be fine. If you still go out with everyone but drink soft drinks i'm sure they'll be no problem what so ever Hope everything works out for you
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    (Original post by EmmaHalley)
    So jealous! haha yeah, that should be fine. If you still go out with everyone but drink soft drinks i'm sure they'll be no problem what so ever Hope everything works out for you
    thank you
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    (Original post by jesscann1)
    I think you misunderstood, I'm the Muslim
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bW7Op86ox9g
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    (Original post by SerLorasTyrell)
    Just don't appreciate anyone that worships something unconditionally that calls for my death, I'd feel uncomfortable with hardcore Christians too


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    Fair enough

    If I'm honest I'm Muslim to and some are very hardcore and pushy so I understand.
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    Lol what? Religion is the most irrelevant thing. I shared a house with a Sikh Atheist and Christian we just divided the fridge and put meat at the bottom it's minor and only becomes a problem if you make it. Most of my friends at Uni were Muslim and I'd happily eat a bacon sandwich in front if them. Most Muslims understand the world is not going to change their dietary requirements for them.. They're used to it. If we eat out all we do is either find a Halal Restaurant or they eat vegetarian.

    Muslims and any other religion for that matter when you meet these people in real life don't expect you to change anything because if their religion.

    People on TSR can be so ignorant and oblivious to the real world.


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