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Mar 7, 2018

How Normal Are Your Opinions On Roommate Etiquette?

Are you actually the worst?

  1. 1. How often is it okay for a roommate's friends or significant other to visit, but not sleep over?

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1. How often is it okay for a roommate's friends or significant other to visit, but not sleep over?
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    Rarely to never.
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    Once a week is fine.
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    Every two or three days is cool.
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    It wouldn't bother me if people were over the majority of the week.
  1. 2. On the other hand, how often is it okay for a roommate's friends or significant other to spend the night?

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2. On the other hand, how often is it okay for a roommate's friends or significant other to spend the night?
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    Rarely to never — I didn't sign up for an extra roommate!
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    Once a week is fine.
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    Every two or three nights wouldn't bother me.
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    They can stay over as often as they want!
  1. 3. Is it okay for a roommate to have people over without asking?

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3. Is it okay for a roommate to have people over without asking?
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    Sure.
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    Nope.
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    A heads up is nice but they don't need permission.
  1. 4. Is it okay to take your roommate's food, either from the fridge or pantry?

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4. Is it okay to take your roommate's food, either from the fridge or pantry?
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    Nope — I prefer a clear division of all pantry items. Zero exceptions.
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    I'm fine with it if it's a basic ingredient like olive oil or salt.
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    Sure, they can have the occasional apple or slice of toast.
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    All my food is up for grabs!
  1. 5. Is there any circumstance under which it is okay to go into a roommate's room without permission?

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5. Is there any circumstance under which it is okay to go into a roommate's room without permission?
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    Sure.
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    Absolutely not.
  1. 6. What's the best way to communicate with a roommate?

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6. What's the best way to communicate with a roommate?
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    Email.
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    Texting.
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    Leaving notes or messages on a whiteboard.
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    Just wait until you see them in real life and discuss IRL.
  1. 7. What's the best way to divide chores?

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7. What's the best way to divide chores?
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    Create a chore chart or calendar.
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    The honor system (everyone should make sure to do their part).
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    Hire a regular housecleaner.
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    Put off all chores until things get truly disgusting.
  1. 8. How late is it okay for a roommate to be watching TV or listening to music?

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8. How late is it okay for a roommate to be watching TV or listening to music?
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    I'd prefer to never hear a peep coming out of their room.
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    9 p.m.
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    10 p.m.
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    Midnight — I'm a night owl, anyway.
  1. 9. What's the best way to divide household expenses?

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9. What's the best way to divide household expenses?
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    Everyone should take turns buying essential items.
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    One person should make a large bulk order, with each roommate paying their part.
  1. 10. How often is it okay for a roommate to cook food?

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10. How often is it okay for a roommate to cook food?
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    However often they want!
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    This should be kept to an absolute minimum.
  1. 11. What's the longest time you should spend in the kitchen?

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11. What's the longest time you should spend in the kitchen?
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    30 minutes.
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    1 hour.
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    2-3 hours.
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    However long they want.
  1. 12. What's the longest amount of time you should leave dirty dishes in the sink?

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12. What's the longest amount of time you should leave dirty dishes in the sink?
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    Less than an hour after finishing your meal.
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    Half a day.
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    24 hours.
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    As long as stuff isn't growing on the dishes, what's the hurry?
  1. 13. How often should a roommate clean out the fridge?

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13. How often should a roommate clean out the fridge?
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    Once a week.
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    Once a month.
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    When you start running out of space.
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    When the fridge starts stinking.
  1. 14. Is it okay for a roommate to have sex so loud that you can hear it from your room?

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14. Is it okay for a roommate to have sex so loud that you can hear it from your room?
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    Nope, never, ew.
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    Maybe once a month.
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    Sure, on the weekends.
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    Of course, whenever they want!
  1. 15. Is it okay to leave personal items in the common area?

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15. Is it okay to leave personal items in the common area?
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    No, the common areas should be kept tidy and sparse.
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    Maybe a book or pair of sunglasses here and there.
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    Sure, as long as it doesn't turn into an extension of their room.
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    Yes, whatever you want!
  1. 16. Is it okay to leave the lights on?

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16. Is it okay to leave the lights on?
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    No, that's rude to both the environment and our electricity bill.
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    Sure, why not? No big deal.
  1. 17. Is it okay to smoke weed in the apartment?

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17. Is it okay to smoke weed in the apartment?
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    Sure.
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    Nope.
  1. 18. Is it okay to do other harder drugs like coke or acid?

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18. Is it okay to do other harder drugs like coke or acid?
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    I think it's okay.
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    Nope.
  1. 19. And finally, how much notice should you give a roommate before moving out?

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19. And finally, how much notice should you give a roommate before moving out?
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    Two months.
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    Six weeks.
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    One month.
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    Two weeks or less is fine.

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