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    So I'm kind of the mum friend at uni and my friends hae just decied that i should have the box room in the new house becasue i "always do the difficult stuff" but what if i dont want to? Advice?
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    (Original post by Elvean)
    So I'm kind of the mum friend at uni and my friends hae just decied that i should have the box room in the new house becasue i "always do the difficult stuff" but what if i dont want to? Advice?
    Tell them that it s unfair to you to be expected to have the smaller room for the same price and say you want to negotiate
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    (Original post by Elvean)
    So I'm kind of the mum friend at uni and my friends hae just decied that i should have the box room in the new house becasue i "always do the difficult stuff" but what if i dont want to? Advice?
    Surely if you do all the 'difficult stuff' that means you deserve a bigger room to compensate...?
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    (Original post by Elvean)
    So I'm kind of the mum friend at uni and my friends hae just decied that i should have the box room in the new house becasue i "always do the difficult stuff" but what if i dont want to? Advice?
    Sit them down and talk about it
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    (Original post by Elvean)
    So I'm kind of the mum friend at uni and my friends hae just decied that i should have the box room in the new house becasue i "always do the difficult stuff" but what if i dont want to? Advice?
    Rooms should be allocated randomly - smaller room, smaller rent.
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    Use a random number generator
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    Just be honest about it. You're not willing to take the box room unless you're allocated it fairly and randomly. If they moan just stand your ground, this is going to be your bedroom for a year (maybe two), you need to be happy with the allocation or you're going to resent your flatmates. They might be awkward about it but remember it's just cos they feel the same as you that they don't want the box room. You don't owe them taking it. Just be clear it's not happening and say you have two options - adjust the rents higher/lower until someone agrees to take it, or pull names out of a hat.
 
 
 

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