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The Best (And Worst) People To Move In With...

By ahenry 21 Jun 2016

Imagine living with your worst nightmare...

It's probably about that time where you'll be starting to think about who you’re living with. Whether you’ve signed already, or you’re still not sure, you might want to check out our guide to the five best (and five worst…) types of people to live with.

FIVE BEST

 

1. "THE DOMESTIC GOD/GODDESS"

Some people GENUINELY feel better when they’ve tidied and washed everything and put it in its place. Whatever their reason, so long as they’re not toooo obsessive about it, you can’t complain – those dishes soon rack up in a 6 bed house!

2. "MR/MRS MONEYBAGS"

You’re not a gold digger, obviously, but if someone works a ton of jobs or has a parent help them out… you know they’ll always have the money for their share of the bills and rent.

3. "THE ARTY TYPE"

We don’t mean someone annoyingly pretentious, but just someone who can cheer up a room with some simple decoration.

4. "THE CHEF"

This one goes without saying.

5. "THE CONNECTED ONE"

This one can sort you out - whether it’s guest list for clubs or gigs, or even free food or store discounts!

FIVE WORST

 

1. "YOUR CRUSH"

The one you fancy/your new partner/your ex... really? Try and picture any other circumstance where this might be normal and you won't find one. Sure, it might be exciting now, but chances are, in six months it will be the furthest thing from fun since, well, ever.

2. "YOUR FRENEMY"

We're only in second term. If you've had more than one big argument with this person already, it's only bound to get worse. 

3. "THE PARTY ANIMAL"

 Sure, you like fun, you like to party, drink etc... but there are some people who don't know when to stop. They'll keep you awake during exams and won't care if you're trying to sleep/eat/watch TV/be normal.

4. "THE ALIEN" 

The one you have literally nothing in common with. You're probably not going to find someone exactly like you - and that's fine, diversity shakes things up a bit! But if you both look at each other like you're aliens, it's going to make for an incredibly awkward year.

5. "MR/MRS BIG SPENDER" 

Not to be confused with Mr/Mrs money bags, this is the one who says things like ‘I’m broke’ a day after they get their student loan. That 'just' a tenner they asked to borrow for the fourth time this month has soon crept up to £40... and you're not sure you'll ever get it back.

Whether you end up best friends, or worst enemies with the people you live with in second year, you're sure to have some fun along the way. After all, it's the experience, right?

ahenry is part of the browzer.co.uk content team and is an excellent netballer.
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