Annoying housemate habits

First year university

  • Leaving their smelly hockey equipment in the common room.
  • Partying on Thursday nights; I had class 8 am on Fridays.
  • Asking me to play Euchre all the time.
  • Playing the song that goes “deet! deet! diddley doo doo deet! deet!” constantly.

Second year university

  • Blowdrying their hair at 4 am
  • Putting personal garbage in the bathroom garbage.
  • Calling me on the phone to ask if I’ve ate breakfast yet.

Third year university

  • Playing shitty music loudly.
  • Turning down the heat every time I turn it on.
  • Turning off the heat in the middle of winter.
  • Not taking out the kitchen garbage.
  • Putting garbage in the kitchen sink. (Seriously, the garbage can is a foot away from the sink!)
  • Cooking stinky food.
  • Getting their gross food all over my dishes in the sink.
  • Letting the bathroom garbage overflow.
  • Putting garbage in the garbage can without putting a bag in the garbage can first.
  • Putting personal garbage in the bathroom garbage.
  • Throwing face cleansing pads in the toilet.
  • Leaving face cleansing pads and toilet paper on the bathroom floor.
  • Leaving granola bar wrappers and face cleansing pads on the stairs.
  • Not replacing the toilet paper roll when it runs out.
  • Hovering–which is not a crime–but also having bad aim–which makes it a crime.
  • Not getting the poo-covered toilet paper in the toilet.
  • Not flushing poo.
  • Having foul smelling poo.
  • Attempting to clean the bathroom mirrors, but instead making it streaky.
  • Leaving hair and unidentified powder in one of the bathroom sinks for weeks.
  • Leaving their menstrual cup in the shower and on the bathroom counter.
  • Taking up every corner in the shower so I have nowhere to put my stuff.
  • Making a cleaning schedule and not telling me about it, so *I* look like the jerk who doesn’t clean.
  • Not knocking on my door when they’re taking a court photo, but knocking on everyone else’s in the house door.

Fourth year university

  • Lumbering up and down the stairs.
  • Putting food on my plates and leaving it in the freezer for days.
  • Endlessly listening to YouTube videos by the Nostalgia Critic.
  • Filling the kitchen garbage in a day.

Fifth year university

  • Locking doors loudly (one-two-three, one-two-three!).
  • Being smelly.
  • Never cleaning anything.
  • Unrolling the toilet paper excessively.
  • Leaving the bathroom light on.
  • Leaving my bathroom towel on the floor by the toilet.
  • Leaving stuff all over the bathroom counter.
  • Leaving little hairs all over the bathroom floor. (How does it even get there.)
  • Leaving the bathroom rug upturned.
  • Leaving underwear on the bathroom floor.
  • Not flushing.
  • Not replacing the toilet paper.
  • Not replacing the milk.
  • Putting empty milk bags back in the fridge.
  • Leaving the drying towel on the counter.
  • Leaving bread and milk ties everywhere but the garbage.
  • Leaving food and dishes and garbage on the counters.
  • Leaving spills on the oven.
  • Leaving Cheerios on the floor in the hallway.
  • Asking to borrow our bread and then not putting the tie back on it.
  • Using my paper towels to dry dishes.
  • Using way too much dish soap.
  • Filling an entire sink with dishes, and then continuing to pile dishes in the other sink.
  • Doing dishes when I was obviously already there doing my dishes first and would have been done in thirty seconds.
  • Not putting the paper/plastic recycling in the right boxes.
  • Saying “yaw”.
  • The smell when he opens his door.
  • Moving the air freshener that I put by the front door so the house doesn’t smell like piss to somewhere I can’t even find.