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ButterflyEffect  ·  1145 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: June 14, 2017

I don't need this shit.

Roommate 1: In her 40s. Has 3 cats, two are super cool, one is horrible and I spent a half hour this morning trying to coax it out of my room. Quit her job a couple weeks ago. A family member is moving in. Neither of them have their shit together. Oh and she baby talks her cats all the fucking time. Made a big deal out of making space and consolidating things when I first moved in, yet leaves her shit everywhere. Guess I know what that was about now.

Roommate 2: Extremely passive aggressive. Loud. Generally an unpleasant person.

Which is weird because I met em both through running and they're fine in those groups but, I'm moving out sooner rather than later. Make enough money to not have to deal with this kind of shit.

kleinbl00  ·  1145 days ago  ·  link  ·  

    Make enough money to not have to deal with this kind of shit.

The American dream, ladies and gentlemen.

blackbootz  ·  1143 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I've thought about this quote like six times since I first read it Wednesday.

Life is short. Spend it involved in the never ending and often thankless toil for improving the lot of fellow humans? Or noping the fuck out and squeezing life's lemons? That's a false dichotomy, but it predicts a lot of human behavior.

kleinbl00  ·  1143 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I read yesterday that Rousseau summed up the world as the conflict between "natural man" and "unnatural man", or primal instinct vs civilization, and that history is nothing more than the gyration of this conflict around its equilibrium.

OftenBen  ·  1143 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Dude, Beowulf over and over again.

kleinbl00  ·  1143 days ago  ·  link  ·  

(People think you're smart when you quote Rousseau)

(Either that or breathtakingly pompous)

user-inactivated  ·  1143 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Nah, people only think you're pompous if you quote someone hasn't been dead at least 200 years.

kleinbl00  ·  1143 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Shit. I should stop quoting Claire Wolfe.

lil  ·  1143 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Quoting is cool. Period.

thenewgreen  ·  1145 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Get out! One small regret that I have is that I have never lived alone. I have always had roommates, or a spouse. It would have been nice to have had a year or two in there with just me.

flagamuffin  ·  1145 days ago  ·  link  ·  

i live alone and i have been traveling way too many times recently and there are so many different combinations of clothing on my floor man. clothes i haven't even seen

i dunno

snoodog  ·  1143 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Major turn off if you bring someone home tho... at least for long term relationship potential. One night stand... once you are there its already probably happening.

flagamuffin  ·  1143 days ago  ·  link  ·  

my winning personality makes up for that and many other lapses in judgement

lil  ·  1144 days ago  ·  link  ·  

hmmm, would you pick up your clothes if you had a cohabitee?

flagamuffin  ·  1143 days ago  ·  link  ·  

yes, but i would also travel a lot less

ButterflyEffect  ·  1145 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I was living alone prior to this. It was awesome. I would like to return to living alone.

AnSionnachRua  ·  1145 days ago  ·  link  ·  

    Oh and she baby talks her cats all the fucking time.

Insufferable! I've lived with people like that before. The worst thing is that sometimes they'll actually end up using the baby-talk voice on you.