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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Fri Jan 22, 2021, 03:38 PM

4. I have mixed feelings about this

 

Some of those private college dorm rooms are smaller than is legally allowed for human habitation and I know for a cold blooded fact that cells in federal detention are larger. Then they had these weird traditions prohibiting residents of that dorm from associating with Jews or Blacks or Gay people or whatever. Disobey and you are expelled from the dorm AND THE COLLEGE!

We all moved out as soon as possible but the college town had very high rents in the surrounding houses which almost all seemed to be owned by one tycoon.

I left that town in a hurry because I asked the manager of the rentals to please have the toilet fixed because it was leaking water with every flush and we could not tell whether it was clean or contaminated. We were also worried about the rotting of the floorboards. She told me nothing doing so I replied that I would just have to do what I had to do. So the girls upstairs got mad when I got service a few hours later and they asked my roomies how come. Then they and everyone they knew also called the local health inspector.

The floor guy took a knee and thanked me because it was a snowless winter and he had been worried about food but now he had more overtime than he could handle, as did every other workman within a twenty mile radius. When he told me the saintly nickname the construction people had given me, I made immediate plans to move to another state. I left that town better than I found it though and I apparently created a lot of employment because they then outsourced all the maintenance.

I think that the whole college scene just got to be too expensive for anyone who has to actually work for a living, and now the party is over.

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