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    Ok, so here's the dilemma:

    Flatmate A invites some friends round and cooks a meal for them. Flatmates B and C happen to be around so join in. Flatmates B and C then wash up their own plates and claim no responsibility for cleaning up a meal organised entirely by flatmate A.

    A day later the dirty pans and dishes from the meal are still out on the table. Flatmate A thinks that because she prepared and cooked the meal and Flatmates B and C ate it, they are liable for doing all the washing up, including the dishes of her friends who obviously are no longer around.

    Both parties are convinced that the other should clear up- but who is right?

    (btw I'm on neither side- I was out that night)
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    The people who made the mess should clean it up.....
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    You should.
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    Enter flatmate D (you) who, after having become rather tired of these petty squabbles, casts the dishes of flatmates A, B and C into a furnace.
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    Flatmate A should do it, unless there was a pre-arranged agreement saying 'i cook you wash'

    either that or just do it yourself if it's annoying you..its only a few pans/dishes..
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    (Original post by Freckely Tim)
    Ok, so here's the dilemma:

    Flatmate A invites some friends round and cooks a meal for them. Flatmates B and C happen to be around so join in. Flatmates B and C then wash up their own plates and claim no responsibility for cleaning up a meal organised entirely by flatmate A.

    A day later the dirty pans and dishes from the meal are still out on the table. Flatmate A thinks that because she prepared and cooked the meal and Flatmates B and C ate it, they are liable for doing all the washing up, including the dishes of her friends who obviously are no longer around.

    Both parties are convinced that the other should clear up- but who is right?

    (btw I'm on neither side- I was out that night)
    Just stay out of it? Last thing that you really want is that either party thinks your taking sides?

    Or just take 1 for the team and just DYI?
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    B and C should clean the mess but A should clean the friend's plate.
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    (Original post by Freckely Tim)
    Ok, so here's the dilemma:

    Flatmate A invites some friends round and cooks a meal for them. Flatmates B and C happen to be around so join in. Flatmates B and C then wash up their own plates and claim no responsibility for cleaning up a meal organised entirely by flatmate A.

    A day later the dirty pans and dishes from the meal are still out on the table. Flatmate A thinks that because she prepared and cooked the meal and Flatmates B and C ate it, they are liable for doing all the washing up, including the dishes of her friends who obviously are no longer around.

    Both parties are convinced that the other should clear up- but who is right?

    (btw I'm on neither side- I was out that night)
    Well this is a bit of a dilema isn't it..
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    Duel.
    Only way.
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    Fight To The Death!!!!
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    How long does washing up take? Two minutes? Pathetic. Just clean the plates.
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    flatmate A should wash it up as she made it and its also stuff that flatmate A's friends used so unless there was an agreement that B and C should wash it all up its not their responsibility, also they cleaned their stuff up
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    Flatmates A B C and D should all help out = job done in around 5 minutes.

    One stack and scrape/put things in the fridge
    One wash
    One dry
    One put away

    Simple
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    Mexican standoff - all three buy paper plates, and keep using them til someone gives in/grows up.
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    I think you should do it as it will make them all feel really guilty and realise how idiotic they are which will be well worth the 10-15 mins effort involved
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    Flatmate A should wash up and shut up. Flatmate B should help. Flatmate C sounds cool, so s/he can chill in front of the TV.

    Which are you OP?
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    Pretty soon they'll need the plates. They'll do it.
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    (Original post by not-another-number)
    Enter flatmate D (you) who, after having become rather tired of these petty squabbles, casts flatmates A, B and C into a furnace.
    Fixed
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    Unless there was a pre-arranged "if I cook, you wash up" arrangement, then the responsibility is purely flatmate A's.
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    someone better wash them before the mice come anyway!!
 
 
 
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