Just thought I would go through some of mine - a 3 bedroomed house that hadn't benn decorated since 1960 ....
House Mate 1 - We got the house together, he had managed to sleep about and his girlfriend had thrown him out. Good friend, hours of fun playing starcraft, but never did the dishes and was alway late with the rent.
House Mate 2 - 45+ bloke who was seeing a woman round the corner, started off well, then started paying rent and bill intermitantly, he broke up with his girlfriend, stalked her and left when House Mate 3 asked him to leave.
House Mate 3 - House mate 1 moved out, as he got back with his girlfriend, and House Mate 3 moved in. Payed bills on time, payed rent on time, got pissed continuasly. Great bloke, and told House Mate 2 to leave when I bottled it.
House Mate 1 - moves back in, becasue hes been shagging about and been thrown out again.
House Mate 3 leaves to become a nurse, and gets cheaper accomodation, with nurses.
House Mate 4 - Work with this guy and used to give him a lift in, although I should have suspected something when he was thrown out of his last place and was always late with his petrol money. Always late with bills, always ran up huge phone bills, let his mate stay round who had just got out of prison, wreked the house, played loud music all the time, his mate had the police round for rape and assult.
House mate 1 leaves again to get back with his girlfriend.
House Mate 5 come in, a long distance lorry driver, decent bloke who paid his rent on time, his daughter, who stayed a couple of times, was cute.
House Mate 5 leaves, House Mate 6 comes - and brings mixing decks with him .... painted the bathroom and payed bills on time.
House mate 4 leaves and offers house mate 6 a room in his new house (hey I couldn't have been all bad, house mate 6 stayed) we get numerous debt colleting agencies around trying to chase him, I change the locks and get House Mate 7 in who starts off okay, but then goes into hospital and leaves ... his deposit just about covered everything *phew*
House mate 8 comes in, I sort of knew him at uni, paid rent on time (or at least his partents did) and promptly lost job he was okay but a bit of a girl, I mean he liked to dress up as one.
Finally I leave, and house mate 6 takes over tenancy. What happened from then on? Well I got a letter, by mistake, from the letting agency telling me they will throw me out if I the neigbours call envromental health again .....
My thought? Well I'm a bit shit at chooseing housemates and probably a bit of a housemate from hell too :-).
try to make ends meet, you're a slave to money, then you die.
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