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Whether you live at home or share a house with your friends (or strangers for that matter), there are times when no matter how well you get on, they are just going to do something that gets on your nerves. It’s inevitable when you share the same space with other people. If you’re lucky, these things will rarely happen. But if not, well, you could always move. Or just retaliate, whatever’s cheaper.

1.Drinking Straight Out Of The Carton
It doesn’t matter how big the thirst is that you’re trying to quench, you can take the extra ten seconds to pour the drink into a glass and drink from that. Your saliva and our milk don't mix. Ever. 

2. Putting Empty Boxes/Bottles/Containers Back In The Fridge
The only reason that people do this is that they aren’t concentrating while they’re tiding up after themselves. Please think about what you’re doing and don’t get our hopes up that there’s still some M&M’s left in that big empty bag in the fridge.

3. Blatantly Eating Your Food
Just buy your own – or at least ask!

4. Leaving Dirty Dishes In The Sink
Don’t even get us started.

5. Noisy Eating
Some people, in fairness, are just noisy eaters, and there’s not a lot that they can do about it, it’s just the way they chew and the shape of their face or something. (Not to be confused with people who chew with their mouth open. Those people can’t be helped.)

6. Leaving The Cap Off The Toothpaste
Hard, stale unusable toothpaste is never good, how is it that much harder to just put it back on?

7. Not Hanging Up The Towel After A Shower…
It can’t dry properly down there, and becomes smellier in a much shorter space of time.

8…Or Opening The Window
We can't see in the fogged up mirror to do our make-up every morning – can't you be a little considerate?

9. Leaving The Toilet Seat Up
One for the boys. How many times do we have to fall into the toilet bowl before we either start looking down first, or you learn to put it down after?

10. Using Your Shampoo
Like stealing your food, there’s only a certain amount of people that it could be. Only this one is much easier to figure out, especially when they come out of the bathroom smelling like coconut conditioner. 

11. Eating In Their Room And Leaving The Stuff Behind
By “stuff” we mean all of the cutlery, bowls, plates and cups they seem to be gathering into some sort of personal collection, meaning that there's nothing to eat cereal with in the morning, or any meal throughout the day for that matter.

12. Not Replacing An Empty Toilet Roll
Or even worse, not buying more when they’ve used up the last roll in the house. Tissues and kitchen roll will only do for so long!

13. Not Cleaning The Oven After Use
Obviously the oven doesn’t need to be cleaned after every time it’s used, but it’s common courtesy to clean up any spills that may have been caused by any of the food you were cooking.

14. Stinking Up The Fridge With Smelly Food
Blue cheese? Reeeally?

15. Hair In The Sink
No. Just, no.

16. Not Flushing The Toilet

17. Stealing Your Charger
When someone asks to borrow something, the standard thing to do is to return whatever it is once they’re finished with it. Not keep in their room indefinitely until you have to be asked for it. 

18. Leaving Used Tea Bags On The Counter
Taking the teas bag out of the mug and leaving it on the spoon while you pour your milk in or get the biscuits is a pretty common habit. But don’t just leave it there, throw it out before you leave the kitchen. The bin is 5 feet away from, it’s not hard.

19. Having The Television Really Loud

 20. Bringing Home Unwelcome Couch Surfers
And they stay for way longer than you expect them to. They make relaxing in your own house awkward.

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We’ve all been there and while there are advantages to living with male housemates, there are negatives too. Here are just some of the many things you will come to realise when you start to live with a boy:

Different definitions of clean
While we’re not queens of cleanliness ourselves, we wonder have some of our male friends ever picked up a scrubbing brush. Sometimes you have to lay down the law when it comes to keeping the place clean, without going too crazy at the same time.

Scared of insects
Contrary to popular belief, it is not always the guy who rescues the girl from the scary insects.

Don’t even mention the world cup! Don’t be too surprised if your television is automatically overtaken by whatever sporting event is going on at the time.

Random socks everywhere
From the kitchen to the living room and even the side of the sofa, socks will appear anywhere.

Sometimes it’s just better to order a group takeout instead of taking turns when it comes to meals.



It doesn’t seem ideal to choose boys over girls when choosing a living partner – but here are some points that might change your mind!

1. You can burp at will (they’ll still find it gross but who cares)


2. You might improve your sports skills/ hand-eye co-ordination, as you will pick up techniques from the sports channel

funny soccer

 3. There’ll be a great team of DIY amateurs on hand to assemble Ikea flatpacks or mend dodgy televisions


4. Their advice tends to be hilarious, if largely useless


5. You can pretend to be a comparative domestic goddess in the kitchen


6. You get to tease them about the girls they bring home

mr bean

7. You might benefit from the batch of home-brew that they’ve been tirelessly caring for throughout the year


8. You’ll always have a drinking partner (see above)


9. You get to learn the truth about the mysterious male obsession with protein shakes, and even taste them! Ooh!

protein wonka

10. They know a surprisingly vast array of drinking games, picked up on various rugby tours / lads’ holidays


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