Living in a shared house is both a blessing and a curse. On the plus side, it allows you to play by your own rules for perhaps the first time ever, and the constant company allows you to build meaningful, laughter-filled memories that remain for the rest of your life.
But on the other side of the court…
There’s always that one housemate who thinks there really is an ‘I’ in ‘Team’, that one who has a habit for taking the joke too far, and there’s always a few who just can’t seem to grasp the meaning of the word ‘clean’…
But hey ho! Learning to live with these jokers and slobs definitely moulds us into better people, and if it wasn’t for the communal situation, we’d never have met that one precious housemate who knows us better than anyone else in the world! As with everything in life, there are good things and bad things about living in communal university accommodation – but one thing we can say for sure is that it’s certainly never dull!
So just to prove that point, here are 19 texts you’re bound to recognise if you have lived, or are living, in shared university housing…
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