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Looking for a room mate

Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by awptickes, May 29, 2012.

  1. awptickes

    awptickes unimpressed by you VIP

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    So, I have a room in my house I'm probably going to rent out again.

    Any ideas on how to list it? CL is full of whack-jobs, and I really don't want someone immature or under 21.
     
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    eg6sir Supa Mod Moderator VIP

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    Any nearby colleges? post up a flier w/ requirements listed
     
  3. BigJ

    BigJ I'm just about that action Boss. VIP

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    I use Craigslist. I live near a university so its easy to get 575/room. We're at 100% for having awesome roommates. Never had a bad apple as of yet. Though, we turn down a ton of people before we choose. Be critical. Make a list of must haves and follow it.
     
  4. awptickes

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    Room for rent in 1800sqft house

    How's that?
     
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  5. invisibledemon

    invisibledemon Bored Moderator VIP

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    not sure you made it clear enough that utilities are included in the rent.
     
  6. whiterabbit06

    whiterabbit06 Why oh why didn't I take the blue pill? VIP

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    utilities, utilities, UTILITIES!!!!
     
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    jeffie7 Wrong Whole! VIP

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    Roommates suck, only room mate I'm willing to have is one that I'm fucking.
     
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    whiterabbit06 Why oh why didn't I take the blue pill? VIP

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    So get a chick as a roommate then eventually fuck her to knock of a few bucks from the rent till you either kick her out or make a run of it....
     
  9. awptickes

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    Yeah, not going to happen.


    I actually found someone who seems promising already via the craigslist. Decent human from the emails back and forth. Student and a paralegal. Who knows, he might eat babies for every meal.
     
  10. invisibledemon

    invisibledemon Bored Moderator VIP

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    or he'll complain to his lawyer buddies about how much of an obsessive gun toting dick you are, and they will convince him to sue you.

    or he may just try to suck your dick while you are sleeping.

    doubt he eats babies though, would be a hard diet to procure.
     
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    if you don't open your eyes, and you aren't sure, is it gay?
     
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    Celerity Well-Known Member

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    I went straight to Hondaswap for my roommates. Worked out well.
     
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    phunky.buddha Admin with a big stick Admin VIP

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    It is if he's fucking you in the ass. :rimshot:
     
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    Jeef NO MA'AM Moderator VIP

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    I would consider a higher security deposit, up to the legal limit for your area. I paint apartments and have seen some damage in units and these are higher end units.
    I would also consider running credit checks, could help weed out some people.
    With CL a neighbor at my condo uses it to find roommates. He had 1 guy last for a while, he was odd but overall decent. The last 2 have lasted less than 2 months each.
     
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    If you lived near me I might take you up on the offer.
     
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    you should include that you are within walking distance to a park

    you could also include that there are not fences on the highway overpass in your area
     
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    That's not a park, it's a cemetery -- I know it looks like a park in sat-imagery.

    No fences on highway overpasses is standard in MD.
     
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    You should have GSRCRXSi move in with you. You guys could stroke each others barrels all day long. ;)
     
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