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    (Original post by Boreism)
    Very true and I agree. When I lived in the halls I used to share with a guy; his parents came up every weekend just to collect his washing! :eek:
    Bloody hell. If I asked my parents to do that, they'd laugh me off the phone. It's quite sad, what's he going to do when he actually has to live alone...
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    (Original post by CarysJSLewis)
    Bloody hell. If I asked my parents to do that, they'd laugh me off the phone. It's quite sad, what's he going to do when he actually has to live alone...
    That was the point I made to his parents. :lol:
    It was the same principle for him when he didn't know how to cook. He had pre-ready-made meals and put them in the freezer.
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    (Original post by nexttime)
    Hang on - you'd rather be late to teaching, or skip socialising to stay home and clean!?

    I accept some people are cleaner than others and leaving food around is indeed pretty gross, but it seems to me your priorities are out of wack.



    That's a lot of bank shifts she's doing. Perhaps she pays for a cleaner will all that extra money? :p:
    You misunderstood, I meant 'spending time' in bed, wasting cleaning time and lecture preparation time, thus making you late for lectures, not staying home to miss them.
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    (Original post by Nottsstudent96)
    My housemate made a cleaning schedule and I put it in the bin.
    Cleaning schedules are the worst! My timetable changes all the time so I don't know when I'll be free, and I don't want to be nagged by a housemate to clean the bathroom (which is probably already decent) when I've been out of the house from 8am to 8pm
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    (Original post by ax12)
    Cleaning schedules are the worst! My timetable changes all the time so I don't know when I'll be free, and I don't want to be nagged by a housemate to clean the bathroom (which is probably already decent) when I've been out of the house from 8am to 8pm
    I wouldn't mind if she had spoken to me about it beforehand, she just put it on the fridge! It's so passive aggressive.
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    (Original post by CarysJSLewis)
    It's reading stuff like this that makes me glad that my parents gave me chores to do growing up. I know people who are going to university and they don't even know how to put the washing on.
    Same! I'm heading off to uni next year and honestly I'm so glad that at least I know I'll be able to cook for myself every day and won't be living off of instant noodles/ packaged food as well being able to pick up after myself.
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    (Original post by Obiejess)
    Because you are clearly a privileged, self-righteous nagging buffoon who thinks they're God's gift because you like cleaning.

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    Yes, cleaning is so hard to do, only the champions of this mortal realm could possibly comprehend how to do it and understand its benefits...

    I don't see what privilege has to do with being clean, whether I'm privileged or not is irrelevant.
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    (Original post by Glassapple)
    I was at a student house yesterday, and it was a complete tip. Mess everywhere on the floor, the bin was overflowing and rubbish was being purposely put around it, the bathroom was dirty, the kitchen was filthy was washing up and old food everywhere, the bedroom I went in had laundry everywhere and pizza boxes and beer bottles strewn across the floor, everywhere needed hoovering and parts of the house were damp.

    Why do students choose to live like this? Do they want to get sick and/or live in chaos and mess? I'm 16 but I couldn't live like that at ll; if something needs cleaning or doing no matter how big or small, I just get on and do it. It disgusts me how people live everyday like this; I was told seven people live in that house, I don't see how none of them can be bothered to look after where they live.
    Sad but it's a reality and these people are not bothered by mess ! Now I'm a lazy person - literally take ages to clean up etc but see when it gets too much like mess everywhere then out of rage/disgust I get the vacum (I live with my parents btw & im only 14 :/ ) and moving away/ living independantly is a big move but it doesn't mean you don't clear up after yourself ?! Mum has a friend like that whose a housewife but doesn't clean up/Care about it tbh.. when we stay there, we try to advise her on ways to keep clean ! Don't let kids run about with food, etc and sometimes do her cleaning for her lol
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    When we were looking for second year accommodation the kitchens were horrific. Grease and grime, pans full of oil left for another day, filthy stenches, mountains of unwashed crockery and pots, fallen knives and forks on the floor with random bits of meat and sauces spilt everywhere, sloshes of food up the tiles...

    I asked the company representative how she could seriously show us around that flat to entice us into renting it. Amazing
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    That's because they're fat pigs, dogs, slobs, and disgusting animals.
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    (Original post by Unown Uzer)
    That's because they're fat pigs, dogs, slobs, and disgusting animals.
    :yep:

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    (Original post by Glassapple)
    Yes, cleaning is so hard to do, only the champions of this mortal realm could possibly comprehend how to do it and understand its benefits...

    I don't see what privilege has to do with being clean, whether I'm privileged or not is irrelevant.
    'Why can't they just take the rubbish to the tip themselves'

    -Shows a complete lack of any understanding of what life is like for most students who don't have the money available to throw away which you clearly have.

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    (Original post by Obiejess)
    'Why can't they just take the rubbish to the tip themselves'

    -Shows a complete lack of any understanding of what life is like for most students who don't have the money available to throw away which you clearly have.

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    Students spend an enormous amount of money on alcohol and socialising. Are you really telling me they can spend £80 in one night on booze, but they can't pay £8 between them for a taxi to the top or £25 between them for the council to take bags away? £8 or £25 between 5, 6 or 7 people is nothing.

    Yes I have money to throw away but that's not the point. Students would rather get drunk, bug coffee, drugs, clothes and other unnecessary things than spend a small amount of money to live a hygienic and independent life. Poundland has all the cleaning supplies a student could ever need to have a clean and hygienic house, if they don't spend £6+ on coffee at Starbucks multiple times a week or month.
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    (Original post by Glassapple)
    Students spend an enormous amount of money on alcohol and socialising. Are you really telling me they can spend £80 in one night on booze, but they can't pay £8 between them for a taxi to the top or £25 between them for the council to take bags away? £8 or £25 between 5, 6 or 7 people is nothing.

    Yes I have money to throw away but that's not the point. Students would rather get drunk, bug coffee, drugs, clothes and other unnecessary things than spend a small amount of money to live a hygienic and independent life. Poundland has all the cleaning supplies a student could ever need to have a clean and hygienic house, if they don't spend £6+ on coffee at Starbucks multiple times a week or month.
    Wait until you actually visit the real world outside of Mummy and Daddy's money. It might shock you exactly why these people live these lifestyles.

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    (Original post by Glassapple)
    Students spend an enormous amount of money on alcohol and socialising. Are you really telling me they can spend £80 in one night on booze, but they can't pay £8 between them for a taxi to the top or £25 between them for the council to take bags away? £8 or £25 between 5, 6 or 7 people is nothing.

    Yes I have money to throw away but that's not the point. Students would rather get drunk, bug coffee, drugs, clothes and other unnecessary things than spend a small amount of money to live a hygienic and independent life. Poundland has all the cleaning supplies a student could ever need to have a clean and hygienic house, if they don't spend £6+ on coffee at Starbucks multiple times a week or month.
    tes ofc your average student is spending £80 a night on booze. You would be a nightmare housemate. Not because of cleaning either.
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    (Original post by Obiejess)
    Wait until you actually visit the real world outside of Mummy and Daddy's money. It might shock you exactly why these people live these lifestyles.

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    Fortunately I'll never have to be apart from mummy and daddy's money, but if I was I'd have the common sense to save money to live a decent life. What else are students spending their student loans and overdrafts on?

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    tes ofc your average student is spending £80 a night on booze. You would be a nightmare housemate. Not because of cleaning either.
    I don't see why I'd be a nightmare housemate. I get on with things, there's nothing wrong with that. Regardless of booze, students waste money on coffee, cigarettes, clothes, gadgets, etc, then whine they have no money.
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    (Original post by Glassapple)
    Fortunately I'll never have to be apart from mummy and daddy's money, but if I was I'd have the common sense to save money to live a decent life. What else are students spending their student loans and overdrafts on?



    I don't see why I'd be a nightmare housemate. I get on with things, there's nothing wrong with that. Regardless of booze, students waste money on coffee, cigarettes, clothes, gadgets, etc, then whine they have no money.
    You have no understanding whatsoever of real life. It's cringe worthy. Grow up before you get to uni, or you will have very few friends. And btw, you reek of privilege and arrogance. Tone it down or you're going to end up hurt.

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    (Original post by Obiejess)
    You have no understanding whatsoever of real life. It's cringe worthy. Grow up before you get to uni, or you will have very few friends. And btw, you reek of privilege and arrogance. Tone it down or you're going to end up hurt.

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    I am privledged and arrogant, and I don't do friends anyway, I do sex. I'm a realist; I don't hide behind thinking life is so hard and moan about it to anyone going.
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    (Original post by Glassapple)
    Fortunately I'll never have to be apart from mummy and daddy's money, but if I was I'd have the common sense to save money to live a decent life. What else are students spending their student loans and overdrafts on?



    I don't see why I'd be a nightmare housemate. I get on with things, there's nothing wrong with that. Regardless of booze, students waste money on coffee, cigarettes, clothes, gadgets, etc, then whine they have no money.
    I don't know what sort of students you are mixing with that spend this amount of money on anything. A night out for me costs a maximum of £10, and it's the same for the majority of people that I know. I think the person was referring to you as the nightmare housemate thinking that you know everything and forcing your skewed views onto other people
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    (Original post by Glassapple)
    I am privledged and arrogant, and I don't do friends anyway, I do sex. I'm a realist; I don't hide behind thinking life is so hard and moan about it to anyone going.
    Probably because life has never been hard for you, it appears. Nice to see you also have a debauch streak yet criticise people for spending money on booze.

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