(From Midgy in Madison, Wisconsin.)
related: With 17 roommates, it could have been worse
FILED UNDER: CAPS LOCK · dishes · not-so-veiled threats · p.s. · rhetorical question · roommates · sarcasm · spelling and grammar police · TL;DR · Wisconsin
Spotted by Ivy from Nashville in the offices of Nickelodeon in New York…
FILED UNDER: a little patronizing · New York · office · toilet
A booby-trapped soup — sans note — probably would have been the more effective (and more passive-aggressive) approach, but, um, to each his own?
If you’re wondering what OxyPowder is, allow Kenneth to explain.
FILED UNDER: excessive underlining · food · Houston · more aggressive than passive · not-so-veiled threats · office · office fridge · stealing
(Spotted by Kyla in Regina, Saskatchewan.)
FILED UNDER: Canada · neighbors · newspaper · Saskatchewan · signed with love · stealing
This ranks right up there with the notice from an aspiring personal-injury lawyer as one of my favorite roommate notes of all time.
Gillian in Albany, New York points out that the malapropism here (“I am the narcotic one”) was actually deliciously appropriate, because “she cleaned exactly like cocaine.”
related: This room is protected by the Constitution
FILED UNDER: cleaning · college life · fun with malapropisms · garbage · money · New York · roommates · runaway run-on sentences
Robert in Sacramento found this one on the wall of his apartment building’s laundry room. Says Robert: “On the surface, I don’t think this sign is too bad. The underlining of “time” and the “thanks a lot!!” at the end push it over the top for me.”
FILED UNDER: California · laundry · neighbors · Sacramento
Says Tyler in Boston: “My roommate stopped talking to me after the first month of living together and only communicated via whiteboard.” Or, has his roommate might say, via “whiteboard thing.”
FILED UNDER: Boston · cleaning · excessive underlining · money · roommates · whiteboard
(from an anonymous urinal-user in Boulder, Colorado.)
FILED UNDER: "helpful" advice · bullet points · CAPS LOCK · Colorado · excessive underlining · office · toilet
This note of course left by “the messiest roommate of them all,” says Kate in Boston.
FILED UNDER: Boston · dishes · heart · roommates · sponges
Vici lives in London with five flatmates — all guys.
(If you don’t have a house full of cereal-stealing warcraft players like vici and don’t get the “orly?” thing…wikipedia to the rescue!)
related: cereal killer
FILED UNDER: college life · food · London · rebuttals · roommates · shameless meme-mongering · stealing