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Living with a racist flatmate...

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    How do I deal with this? Keep ignoring the remarks as I have to live with this person for a year and do not want to argue.Anyone else experienced this? What did you do?
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    What did he/she say and what did he/she do? Put a hidden camera or record it on your phone etc, for evidence.
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    (Original post by Ishax)
    What did he/she say and what did he/she do? Put a hidden camera or record it on your phone etc, for evidence.
    Might as well go all the way and install a telescreen.
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    (Original post by Ishax)
    What did he/she say and what did he/she do? Put a hidden camera or record it on your phone etc, for evidence.
    lol it's not 1984. believing in racial differences is not illegal.
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    (Original post by Sabertooth)
    Might as well go all the way and install a telescreen.
    Shouldn't be racist then.
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    (Original post by el0hssa)
    lol it's not 1984. believing in racial differences is not illegal.
    But being racist is.
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    How do I deal with this? Keep ignoring the remarks as I have to live with this person for a year and do not want to argue.Anyone else experienced this? What did you do?
    I haven't experienced living with a racist flatmate but if I did, I'd probably try to distance myself with that said person. If that person is insulting you with racial remarks, the best plan of action would be to move out.
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    I assume you have just started uni what things do they say that are racist. I would just ignore it it would bother me
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    Talk to the accommodation office

    The other person has to behave in a considerate way to fellow flat mates
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    How do I deal with this? Keep ignoring the remarks as I have to live with this person for a year and do not want to argue.Anyone else experienced this? What did you do?
    Just ignore him. If its uni property then id think you could make a complaint somewhere and get him sanctioned//evicted. You could always tru and seek a change of accommmodation, but then it would come out anyway.

    You are trapped because you wont complain. Go and see one of the advisers in the students union.
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    (Original post by Ishax)
    But being racist is.
    :fyi: Actually it is not.
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    does he just walk around blurting out racial words like a tourettes sufferer or something?
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    Ask to move rooms and tell them not to ask for the room change charge, otherwise you'll take them to court for putting you with a racist.
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    (Original post by Sabertooth)
    :fyi: Actually it is not.
    Well, it should be.
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    When you say racist, do you mean actually racist or things you disagree with?


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