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    23 Awful Realities Of Living In An Apartment

    Are they bowling up there...?

    1. You will never have an upstairs neighbor who is quiet. Never.

    2. ...and you will often wonder what it is they're even doing up there.

    3. Sometimes you fantasize about what you might do to stop the problem...

    4. The joy of having your own parking space will wear off the moment you discover no one in your building knows how to park.

    5. A "no pets" policy WILL slowly chip away at your happiness.

    6. You will be in awe of how much garbage the average apartment dweller can produce.

    7. And you will find garbage everywhere.

    8. If you're a musician and NOT a monster, your life will be difficult in an apartment.

    9. It will take approximately five years for anything to get repaired.

    10. People are more disgusting than you could have ever imagined.

    11. At some point, your water WILL be shut off.

    12. Want something repainted? You'd better like beige.

    13. People LOVE writing passive-aggressive notes instead of talking to people.

    14. Like, there will be entire conversations conducted in note form by people who will NEVER speak to each other.

    15. The majority of these signs WILL be crazy.

    16. Things not nailed to the ground or walls will be "borrowed."

    17. Your decorations probably look a little something like this.

    18. If you're lucky enough to have on-site laundry, you'll barely be able to use it.

    19. And then, when you do manage to find a washer and dryer, there's little indication you'll see your clean clothes again.

    20. And if you own a bike? Well. Good luck with that.

    21. Live in a building with someone who has a bike? GOOD LUCK WITH THAT TOO.

    22. Someone will think it's OK to do a few repairs at 7:30 a.m. on a Sunday.

    And last but certainly not least...

    23. You WILL hear your neighbors having sex.