daily menu » rate the banner | guess the city | one on oneforums map | privacy policy | DMCA | news magazine | posting guidelines

Go Back   SkyscraperCity > World Forums > Skyscrapers > Skyscraper Living

Skyscraper Living For all skydwellers, metropolitans and urbanites with a happy view!



Global Announcement

As a general reminder, please respect others and respect copyrights. Go here to familiarize yourself with our posting policy.


Reply

 
Thread Tools
Old May 29th, 2013, 03:20 AM   #1
Disturbing Reality
Noxious
 
Disturbing Reality's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: East Coast
Posts: 1,499
Likes (Received): 291

What do you think about Roommate/sublet/apartment share situation?

What do you think about Roommate/sublet/apartment share situation?
_________________________________________________________________

I would like to know what people think about roommate/sublet/apartment share situation. I'm used to roommate situation then I decided to move out and live in a 1 bedroom apartment. I've been living alone for quite a while now and I'm thinking of going back to my previous lifestyle and find a roommate. Weird, huh? but as a matter of fact, I'm giving away lots of furniture (some new) and some privacy to live with other people... Don't get me wrong, I have countless friends but I just can't live alone.. I think I'm gonna live with (a) roommate(s) til I graduate and maybe, just maybe, by then I'd love to have a more private life!
__________________
Omnia Ad Dei Gloriam..
Heroes die first, Legends die hard
Disturbing Reality no está en línea   Reply With Quote

Sponsored Links
 
Old May 29th, 2013, 07:01 AM   #2
Yellow Fever
I'm a mean son of a gun
 
Yellow Fever's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: City Of Rain 雨之巿
Posts: 39,943
Likes (Received): 18021

I don't mind as long as my roommates are girls.
__________________
When your family deems you worthless, no one will pity you.
When your parents do not have money to pay the medical bills, no one will pity you.
When you are beaten by your competitors, no one will pity you.
When your loved ones abandon you, no one will pity you.
When you have not accomplished anything by the time you are 35, no one will pity you.
Go big, or go home. Otherwise, you’re wasting your youth.

Jack Ma, the richest man in China
Yellow Fever está en línea ahora   Reply With Quote
Old May 29th, 2013, 08:15 AM   #3
Jan
High there, what's up!
 
Jan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: SkyscraperCity
Posts: 19,515
Likes (Received): 4874

If you prefer being in a company rather then by yourself, then that's just part of your character. From what I can tell from your post, you prefer the company. I'd say go for it.
__________________

Disturbing Reality liked this post
Jan está en línea ahora   Reply With Quote
Old May 30th, 2013, 04:12 AM   #4
Disturbing Reality
Noxious
 
Disturbing Reality's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: East Coast
Posts: 1,499
Likes (Received): 291

Quote:
Originally Posted by Yellow Fever View Post
I don't mind as long as my roommates are girls.
I had lived with males and females.. I don't really mind!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jan View Post
If you prefer being in a company rather then by yourself, then that's just part of your character. From what I can tell from your post, you prefer the company. I'd say go for it.
true.. but i got a lot of weird reactions from people! my current 1-bedroom apartment is always jam-packed with people hanging out/sleeping over especially on weekends.. in fact I have 1 queen size bed, 2 extra memory foam mattresses and 1 futton.. LOL..
__________________
Omnia Ad Dei Gloriam..
Heroes die first, Legends die hard
Disturbing Reality no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old May 30th, 2013, 03:04 PM   #5
SydneyCity
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Sydney
Posts: 2,727
Likes (Received): 163

I don't mind to be honest, as long as I don't share with someone I can't get along with.
__________________
Say yes to Barangaroo, the Sydney Metro and the East Coast HSR.
SydneyCity no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old May 31st, 2013, 06:09 PM   #6
Yellow Fever
I'm a mean son of a gun
 
Yellow Fever's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: City Of Rain 雨之巿
Posts: 39,943
Likes (Received): 18021

Don't think I can share with anybody, me and my lady don't even live together, at least most of the time. I want my own space to do whatever I want without having to concern the others.
__________________
When your family deems you worthless, no one will pity you.
When your parents do not have money to pay the medical bills, no one will pity you.
When you are beaten by your competitors, no one will pity you.
When your loved ones abandon you, no one will pity you.
When you have not accomplished anything by the time you are 35, no one will pity you.
Go big, or go home. Otherwise, you’re wasting your youth.

Jack Ma, the richest man in China
Yellow Fever está en línea ahora   Reply With Quote
Old May 31st, 2013, 08:47 PM   #7
QuantumX
One Brickell CityCentre
 
QuantumX's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Miami
Posts: 12,700
Likes (Received): 15009

Quote:
Originally Posted by Yellow Fever View Post
Don't think I can share with anybody, me and my lady don't even live together, at least most of the time. I want my own space to do whatever I want without having to concern the others.
This is pretty much me too. I was raised as an only child, and I'm used to being by myself and doing things by myself. When I was younger and had roommates because I was just starting out in life, they found it a bit unnerving. I was always getting kicked out as a roommate. I wouldn't mind living with a domestic partner though, somebody I was in love with and who I believe is in love with me.
__________________
"I'm going to bet you that when we're done -- I don't know when that will be -- historians will identify this as the most significant and rapid transformation of an American city.''
Former Miami City Commissioner 05/22/05


My photo threads:




QuantumX está en línea ahora   Reply With Quote
Old June 1st, 2013, 12:03 AM   #8
Disturbing Reality
Noxious
 
Disturbing Reality's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: East Coast
Posts: 1,499
Likes (Received): 291

my case is the total opposite. When my parents moved from the city to the country, I started living in a roommate situation and hd gotten used to it, way before that, I shared room with my brother and up to now, although I tried for a year, I still can't get used to living alone!
__________________
Omnia Ad Dei Gloriam..
Heroes die first, Legends die hard
Disturbing Reality no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old June 1st, 2013, 10:10 AM   #9
Yellow Fever
I'm a mean son of a gun
 
Yellow Fever's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: City Of Rain 雨之巿
Posts: 39,943
Likes (Received): 18021

I always maintain that living separately would make any relationship between the people last much longer than living together. The simplest example is don't you find you'd love your mum more when you don't see her for a week?
__________________
When your family deems you worthless, no one will pity you.
When your parents do not have money to pay the medical bills, no one will pity you.
When you are beaten by your competitors, no one will pity you.
When your loved ones abandon you, no one will pity you.
When you have not accomplished anything by the time you are 35, no one will pity you.
Go big, or go home. Otherwise, you’re wasting your youth.

Jack Ma, the richest man in China
Yellow Fever está en línea ahora   Reply With Quote
Old June 1st, 2013, 11:14 PM   #10
Eric Offereins
The only way is up
 
Eric Offereins's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Rotterdam
Posts: 51,065
Likes (Received): 8098

Quote:
Originally Posted by Yellow Fever View Post
I want my own space to do whatever I want without having to concern the others.
that's why I would never want to have a roommate, unless it's temporarily, in emergency cases.
Eric Offereins no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old June 3rd, 2013, 08:15 AM   #11
Jan
High there, what's up!
 
Jan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: SkyscraperCity
Posts: 19,515
Likes (Received): 4874

It's also a personality issue. Extroverts need people around them to feel at ease, introverts prefer being by themselves. I'm perfectly comfortable being the latter, which is why I have no problem being around people, but when having the choice I'd rather be on my own.
__________________

Disturbing Reality liked this post
Jan está en línea ahora   Reply With Quote
Old June 6th, 2013, 03:20 AM   #12
Disturbing Reality
Noxious
 
Disturbing Reality's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: East Coast
Posts: 1,499
Likes (Received): 291

i'e also heard horror stories about roommate situations, i personally have been into some awkward roommate situation but i'm still totally fine with it.. i can simply let go of things that happened but i make sure bad things don't happen twice coz that would be stupidity.. i consider my roommates my extended family. I go home to my parents every weekend.. i want zen and quiet, i go to my parents' house, otherwise, my life revolves around people.. i'm staying in my apartment for a couple of months til my lease is over then I'll find a roommate.. i can't wait
__________________
Omnia Ad Dei Gloriam..
Heroes die first, Legends die hard
Disturbing Reality no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old June 6th, 2013, 03:42 AM   #13
Yellow Fever
I'm a mean son of a gun
 
Yellow Fever's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: City Of Rain 雨之巿
Posts: 39,943
Likes (Received): 18021

I think the main advantage to live with the people is to be able to share the rent, hydro bill, foods and other expenses. But the problem is would you ask your roomate to go to the movies for a few hours when you are bringing your girl friend home few times a week?
__________________
When your family deems you worthless, no one will pity you.
When your parents do not have money to pay the medical bills, no one will pity you.
When you are beaten by your competitors, no one will pity you.
When your loved ones abandon you, no one will pity you.
When you have not accomplished anything by the time you are 35, no one will pity you.
Go big, or go home. Otherwise, you’re wasting your youth.

Jack Ma, the richest man in China
Yellow Fever está en línea ahora   Reply With Quote
Old June 6th, 2013, 04:16 AM   #14
Disturbing Reality
Noxious
 
Disturbing Reality's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: East Coast
Posts: 1,499
Likes (Received): 291

i'm not in a relationship right now, but i previously had no problem having my girlfriend and my roommates around at the same time.. not that i'm assuming my future girlfriend and/or roommates are gonna be okay with it but I am born with a talent of getting around just about any situations.. If there's a will, there's a way, they say!
__________________
Omnia Ad Dei Gloriam..
Heroes die first, Legends die hard
Disturbing Reality no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old June 16th, 2013, 10:26 PM   #15
poshbakerloo
***Alexxx***
 
poshbakerloo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: London, Manchester, Sheffield, Moscow
Posts: 4,818
Likes (Received): 89

I would live with a friend, but wouldn't be too keen on living with a stranger
__________________
"BEFORE WE MARRY...I HAVE A SECRET!"

I <3 London
poshbakerloo no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old June 18th, 2013, 01:02 PM   #16
ikops
Moderator
 
ikops's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Den Haag
Posts: 7,729
Likes (Received): 1187

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jan View Post
It's also a personality issue. Extroverts need people around them to feel at ease, introverts prefer being by themselves. I'm perfectly comfortable being the latter, which is why I have no problem being around people, but when having the choice I'd rather be on my own.
I am kind of an introvert, but I really like having people around me. Right now I live alone, bit the apartment feels dead. There is no life in it.
ikops no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old June 18th, 2013, 11:53 PM   #17
Kiboko
hubba hubba
 
Kiboko's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 1,462
Likes (Received): 292

Have you considered a dog or cat?
Kiboko no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old June 19th, 2013, 12:29 AM   #18
ikops
Moderator
 
ikops's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Den Haag
Posts: 7,729
Likes (Received): 1187

Welll, yes, but it wouldn't be the same and unfortunately I don't have enough time for pets.
ikops no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old June 19th, 2013, 04:23 AM   #19
Disturbing Reality
Noxious
 
Disturbing Reality's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: East Coast
Posts: 1,499
Likes (Received): 291

speaking of pets, i play with my friends' and my neighbors' pets.. for some reason animals love me! and i love them too.. but i'd rather have no pets, i find the responsibility of having one the same as that of having a kid.
__________________
Omnia Ad Dei Gloriam..
Heroes die first, Legends die hard
Disturbing Reality no está en línea   Reply With Quote
Old June 19th, 2013, 05:29 PM   #20
Jan
High there, what's up!
 
Jan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: SkyscraperCity
Posts: 19,515
Likes (Received): 4874

Some of my friends in Chicago who had pets complained it's was their 3rd largest expense because they all had busy schedules and they found themselves paying for dog walkers. Also somehow I don't believe dogs are happy in an apartments, they belong in the open, really.
__________________

Disturbing Reality liked this post
Jan está en línea ahora   Reply With Quote


Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT +2. The time now is 05:48 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Feedback Buttons provided by Advanced Post Thanks / Like v3.2.5 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

SkyscraperCity ☆ In Urbanity We trust ☆ about us | privacy policy | DMCA policy

Hosted by Blacksun, dedicated to this site too!
Forum server management by DaiTengu