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Worst things about having a roommate

Unless you're incredibly lucky or made of money, chances are you've had a roommate at some point in your life.

Anyone who has had a roommate knows, it's all fun and games until someone leaves the milk empty in the fridge.

But rather than leaving a passive-aggressive note on the fridge, we've put together a list of the worst things about having a roommate.

When they eat your food in the fridge

Even labeling your food with death threats isn't
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Even labeling your food with death threats isn't enough to deter your hungry roommate.

Stealing crucial shower time

Try not to run the cold water in
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Try not to run the cold water in the kitchen when your roommate hops in the shower, knowing you always get ready for work at that time.

Partying on a weeknight

Maybe you're just being a curmudgeon, but since
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Maybe you're just being a curmudgeon, but since when is it OK to blast dubstep and house music at 11:30 p.m. on a Tuesday? Turn it down!

Bringing home stray animals

Hey, we all love a good animal rescue
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Hey, we all love a good animal rescue story, but that's doesn't mean you can keep Fido or Fluffy in our no-pets-allowed apartment.

Not replacing the toilet paper

We don't really have to explain this one,
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We don't really have to explain this one, do we?

Putting empty milk or juice back in the fridge

Because no milk for coffee in the morning
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Because no milk for coffee in the morning makes for one grumpy roommate.

Leaving dirty dishes around the apartment

Your mother doesn't live here. Clean up after
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Your mother doesn't live here. Clean up after yourself before the roaches move in.

Leaving passive-aggressive notes

Why can't we just talk it out like
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Why can't we just talk it out like adults?

Leaving all of the lights on

You never thought you'd hear yourself sound so
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You never thought you'd hear yourself sound so much like your father. But really, money doesn't grow on trees!

Pushing the trash down instead of taking it out

You're not fooling anyone.
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You're not fooling anyone.

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