Entries Tagged as 'college life'
Our submitter says this note was posted in a Princeton University restroom by his coworker, who had become “completely obsessed with finding out who didn’t flush the urinal after using it.” After posting the note, he began to discreetly check the urinal every time he saw someone leave the restroom.
“Eventually he identified the culprit, and that individual was appropriately shunned,” says our submitter. “At least he kept his oath to God!”
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Tags: college life · New Jersey · office · reverse psychology · toilet
Writes our submitter from the UK: “It seems that student living brings out the best in passive aggressive note-writers.”
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Tags: college life · food · smartass
Isaac prefaces this by saying, “I feel bad for the person who posted this screed. I really do.”
But — and isn’t there always a but? — he adds: “The university library here has a HUGE laptop and gadget-theft problem, and there are signs everywhere warning people not to leave their stuff unattended. This guy left a $2000+ shiny Apple laptop just sitting on a table, with all of his super-sentimental irreplaceable pictures on it, and just walked away. And then expected nothing to happen. Really?”
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Tags: college life · guilt trip · New Jersey · purple prose · stealing
Ever wonder how MIT undergrads spend their free time? Well, thanks to Benjamin in Boston, you have your answer:
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Tags: college life · dishes · most popular notes of 2013 · note wars · smartass
Writes our submitter, a college student in Colorado who I would really like to smack some sense into: “We had a change in professors midway through the semester in my fiction workshop. The new professor does not understand that his class is not the absolute most important thing in the universe.”
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Tags: actually totally reasonable · college life · Colorado · kids today · most popular notes of 2013
Basic hygiene: Sadly, one of those things that some people make it to college without learning…until they end up with a bio major for a roommate.
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Tags: college life · hygiene · It's science! · most popular notes of 2013 · odor · roommates · TL;DR
“Architecture students are known for their creative, um, madness,” writes our submitter. “Combine that with severe sleep deprivation, and voilà!” Among the architecture master’s students who share this studio, our submitter says, this masterpiece of a note has already become legend.
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extra credit: Architorture School
Tags: college life · most popular notes of 2013 · touching
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Tags: college life · library · TL;DR
Our submitter, Steffany, says she found this abandoned burrito in the microwave and set it on the table. When she woke up the next morning, she says, “my roommate had left me this a bitchy note…so I left one for her.”
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Tags: college life · drizzunk · food · Kansas · microwave · most popular notes of 2013 · Oops? · roommates
Writes Jocelyn in London: “Since moving into halls for the first year of university, our hygiene skills have gone downhill, to say the least. Finally, one of our roommates cracked and cleaned up the rotting mess…or so we thought.” Instead, he just found a new “dumping ground.”
related: May the sanctity of the sink prevail!
Tags: college life · dishes · London · roommates