…time to pay rent on Friday. (Hint, hint.)
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Jun 21, 2013 at 2:23 pm rating: 12
Maybe she could have the party at her apt and charge a cover fee at the door. Both problems solved!
Jun 21, 2013 at 2:55 pm rating: 48
Not for nothin’ but the blurry profile picture makes it look like Amanda Bynes. Which would explain everything.
Jun 21, 2013 at 5:11 pm rating: 11
The last few months?!
Out The Door Ya Go, Bucky!
I’ve never had anybody go more than two months late on the rent who ever paid a nickel after that point. Not once.
Each one of them was “going to pay tomorrow” the entire time, each with a sob story. One showed up in a NEW CAR!
Jun 21, 2013 at 6:08 pm rating: 19
I think the tenant should crash whatever party the landlord is getting hammered at.
Jun 21, 2013 at 7:08 pm rating: 1
Sounds like the landlord needs to crash that party and demand rent.
Jun 21, 2013 at 8:08 pm rating: 4
I’m wondering if the second person is a landlord or a roommate. Either way, they have terrible grammar.
Jun 21, 2013 at 8:35 pm rating: 9
H for Toy
Wut u talken about? Thurs nuttin rong wit it.
(Do you have any idea how hard that was to type with auto-correct?!)
Jun 21, 2013 at 9:04 pm rating: 14
To paraphrase a wise man:
A party will get you through times of no money, better than money will get you through times of no party…
Jun 22, 2013 at 1:21 am rating: 4
But with money you can hold a party
Jun 22, 2013 at 6:28 am rating: 2
That’s deep, zen. Excuse me while I take a moment to reflect.
Jun 24, 2013 at 10:28 am rating: 4
The whole grammar Nazi thing is old. It was a comment on FB not her Thesis FFS. U nid 2 getz the stickz outcha ass sometimez….
Jun 22, 2013 at 9:51 am rating: 3
This isn’t a grammar Nazi thing, which is nitpicking small typos in informal writing. This is a “stop typing like an idiot” thing.
Jun 22, 2013 at 5:07 pm rating: 43
H for Toy
Is there a title for someone like that, Poltergeist? I’d like to be one.
Jun 22, 2013 at 5:55 pm rating: 4
The title is Literate and Reasonable Person, H.
And for conferring this title upon you, I demand a $5 fee or a pack of Guinness.
Jun 23, 2013 at 9:48 am rating: 8
H for Toy
I’ll bring over a couple 6-packs of Guiness, and we can bemoan the state of youth today.
Jun 23, 2013 at 2:09 pm rating: 5
Yes, there is a title for that. It’s the “Grammar Bruning”. It’s the precurser to the Grammar Nazi. Not so nasty, but the signs are there.
Jun 24, 2013 at 11:05 am rating: 5
Defaultin’, defaultin’ (yeah!)
Jun 22, 2013 at 5:06 pm rating: 5
Tip for all landlords: never, ever let the rent be late for more than a week without sending a written notice. When they get to be more than a month past due, you’re screwed. Roomates with written agreements should do the same. It’s not personal; it’s business.
Jun 23, 2013 at 3:16 pm rating: 1
Or you can be like my landlord – charge a trustworthy tenant an extra $60 for slipping the rent check in the morning after rent was due because the tenant’s mind was elsewhere when hurricane Sandy struck the night before. And then don’t cash the check for another billion years.
Jun 24, 2013 at 10:18 am rating: 1
It turned out (the one time I spaced and then wasn’t sure if I’d sent in the rent) that my landlord only checked the mail twice a month and couldn’t tell me whether it had arrived. Which explains why they regularly weren’t cashed until 3 weeks after rent was due. I guess.
Jun 24, 2013 at 2:33 pm rating: 0
I thought the UK decimalised their money a long time ago? 4 pennies is rather cheap rent!
Jul 21, 2013 at 3:40 am rating: 0
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