"If I attend School X I'll save money by living at home"

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Haymarket
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Re: "If I attend School X I'll save money by living at home"

Postby Haymarket » Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:17 pm

I, for one, am glad that I can slow down my transition to adulthood and cling to the dependency of my teens as long of possible. Why should I learn how to be self-sufficient when my mom makes awesome tacos every Thursday?

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Re: "If I attend School X I'll save money by living at home"

Postby Bildungsroman » Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:18 pm

AreJay711 wrote:
HuskyHopeful wrote:Rent: 550
Electricity: 45 (summer)
Food: 400
Water: 9.00
Cable: 35
Total: 1039.

Not being interrupted/annoyed by your parents...
Not having to tell a girl to be quiet because your mom is in the next room..
Priceless.


And i agree that living away from home doesn't make you an adult. Freshman year a kid on my floor made his parents drive two hours to do his laundry each weekend.


For real do your parents ever interrupt you? No they don't. Also, making normal sex sounds isn't a problem. Otherwise you would have heard your dad hitting the walls your entire childhood.That is a made up worry.

Yeah man, tell him more about his own experiences.

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Re: "If I attend School X I'll save money by living at home"

Postby AreJay711 » Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:22 pm

Bildungsroman wrote:
AreJay711 wrote:
HuskyHopeful wrote:Rent: 550
Electricity: 45 (summer)
Food: 400
Water: 9.00
Cable: 35
Total: 1039.

Not being interrupted/annoyed by your parents...
Not having to tell a girl to be quiet because your mom is in the next room..
Priceless.


And i agree that living away from home doesn't make you an adult. Freshman year a kid on my floor made his parents drive two hours to do his laundry each weekend.


For real do your parents ever interrupt you? No they don't. Also, making normal sex sounds isn't a problem. Otherwise you would have heard your dad hitting the walls your entire childhood.That is a made up worry.

Yeah man, tell him more about his own experiences.


Thanks douchnozzle

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Re: "If I attend School X I'll save money by living at home"

Postby ilovesf » Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:22 pm

I don't understand why you guys think it is so awful if other people choose to live with their parents. If you don't want to do it, then don't. If you think people who live with their parents are adolescents, don't be friends with them.

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Re: "If I attend School X I'll save money by living at home"

Postby Bildungsroman » Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:24 pm

AreJay711 wrote:
Bildungsroman wrote:
AreJay711 wrote:
HuskyHopeful wrote:Rent: 550
Electricity: 45 (summer)
Food: 400
Water: 9.00
Cable: 35
Total: 1039.

Not being interrupted/annoyed by your parents...
Not having to tell a girl to be quiet because your mom is in the next room..
Priceless.


And i agree that living away from home doesn't make you an adult. Freshman year a kid on my floor made his parents drive two hours to do his laundry each weekend.


For real do your parents ever interrupt you? No they don't. Also, making normal sex sounds isn't a problem. Otherwise you would have heard your dad hitting the walls your entire childhood.That is a made up worry.

Yeah man, tell him more about his own experiences.


Thanks douchnozzle

You're the one saying "your parents never interrupt you and sex noises are never audible in your apparently soundproofed hom" and yet I'm the douche.

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Re: "If I attend School X I'll save money by living at home"

Postby HuskyHopeful » Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:24 pm

But seriously, as soon as I graduate I will be moving back home and jumping in that warm womb that is living at home with my parents. Gotta pay those loans off.

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Re: "If I attend School X I'll save money by living at home"

Postby Haymarket » Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:25 pm

ilovesf wrote:I don't understand why you guys think it is so awful if other people choose to live with their parents. If you don't want to do it, then don't. If you think people who live with their parents are adolescents, don't be friends with them.

We're making a social observation, not asking how we should conduct our lives.

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Postby AreJay711 » Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:26 pm

Bildungsroman wrote:You're the one saying "your parents never interrupt you and sex noises are never audible in your apparently soundproofed hom" and yet I'm the douche.


I'm saying that those concerns are more made up high school paranoia than actual problems, but yes.

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Re: "If I attend School X I'll save money by living at home"

Postby top30man » Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:27 pm

AreJay711 wrote:I mean I guess if you don't get the guest house it might be rough but even then it is passable as long as you avoid the wings that your parents or siblings like to occupy.

I lol'd

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Postby Bildungsroman » Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:28 pm

Haymarket wrote:
ilovesf wrote:I don't understand why you guys think it is so awful if other people choose to live with their parents. If you don't want to do it, then don't. If you think people who live with their parents are adolescents, don't be friends with them.

We're making a social observation, not asking how we should conduct our lives.

I mean, I never said "doing this is an objectively wrong decision in all situations," so if that's what people have their panties in a twist about then what can you do. I just think it's crazy talk, because to me 1. adulthood and moving out are pretty strongly correlated, 2. I can't imagine attending law school while living with my parents (although I do love them), and 3. A lot of the calculations people do involve being a big moocher (e.g. not paying them food or rent).

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Postby kwais » Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:31 pm

Haymarket wrote:
ilovesf wrote:I don't understand why you guys think it is so awful if other people choose to live with their parents. If you don't want to do it, then don't. If you think people who live with their parents are adolescents, don't be friends with them.

We're making a social observation, not asking how we should conduct our lives.


Who is we? I'm pretty sure Bildung is being a douche and you are standing next to him saying, "Yeah yeah, what he said!"

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Postby Haymarket » Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:32 pm

kwais wrote:
Haymarket wrote:
ilovesf wrote:I don't understand why you guys think it is so awful if other people choose to live with their parents. If you don't want to do it, then don't. If you think people who live with their parents are adolescents, don't be friends with them.

We're making a social observation, not asking how we should conduct our lives.


Who is we? I'm pretty sure Bildung is being a douche and you are standing next to him saying, "Yeah yeah, what he said!"

Your ability to read between the lines is excellent. You'll go far.

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Postby Bildungsroman » Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:33 pm

kwais wrote:
Haymarket wrote:
ilovesf wrote:I don't understand why you guys think it is so awful if other people choose to live with their parents. If you don't want to do it, then don't. If you think people who live with their parents are adolescents, don't be friends with them.

We're making a social observation, not asking how we should conduct our lives.


Who is we? I'm pretty sure Bildung is being a douche and you are standing next to him saying, "Yeah yeah, what he said!"

You could say I'm a douche, or you could point out that my fairly innocuous (for TLS) thread unleashed a hurricane of defensiveness and butthurt.

If my thread chapped your asshole this badly I recommend lip balm.

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Re: "If I attend School X I'll save money by living at home"

Postby kwais » Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:35 pm

Bildungsroman wrote:
kwais wrote:
Haymarket wrote:
ilovesf wrote:I don't understand why you guys think it is so awful if other people choose to live with their parents. If you don't want to do it, then don't. If you think people who live with their parents are adolescents, don't be friends with them.

We're making a social observation, not asking how we should conduct our lives.


Who is we? I'm pretty sure Bildung is being a douche and you are standing next to him saying, "Yeah yeah, what he said!"

You could say I'm a douche, or you could point out that my fairly innocuous (for TLS) thread unleashed a hurricane of defensiveness and butthurt.

If my thread chapped your asshole this badly I recommend lip balm.


I'll take dat Burt's Bees

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Re: "If I attend School X I'll save money by living at home"

Postby ru2486 » Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:37 pm

Bildungsroman wrote:1. adulthood and moving out are pretty strongly correlated


Says who? So adulthood comes at the cost of $30,000 extra debt? What happens when you're forced to move back home anyways to pay that off? Are you still an adult?

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Re: "If I attend School X I'll save money by living at home"

Postby ilovesf » Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:37 pm

Bildungsroman wrote:
Haymarket wrote:
ilovesf wrote:I don't understand why you guys think it is so awful if other people choose to live with their parents. If you don't want to do it, then don't. If you think people who live with their parents are adolescents, don't be friends with them.

We're making a social observation, not asking how we should conduct our lives.

I mean, I never said "doing this is an objectively wrong decision in all situations," so if that's what people have their panties in a twist about then what can you do. I just think it's crazy talk, because to me 1. adulthood and moving out are pretty strongly correlated, 2. I can't imagine attending law school while living with my parents (although I do love them), and 3. A lot of the calculations people do involve being a big moocher (e.g. not paying them food or rent).

That's fair enough. I understand why you feel that way. I personally don't feel as though it's stopped me from being an adult. I guess if someone is K-JD and went to college near home, it could happen. I went to boarding school and didn't live at home in high school, went to college across the country, and didn't even live in this country for most of the two years between college and law school. This is largely what has made living at home so enjoyable for me - I have a lot of distance between my life here now and what it was like when I lived here before.

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Re: "If I attend School X I'll save money by living at home"

Postby Bildungsroman » Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:39 pm

ru2486 wrote:
Bildungsroman wrote:1. adulthood and moving out are pretty strongly correlated


Says who? So adulthood comes at the cost of $30,000 extra debt? What happens when you're forced to move back home anyways to pay that off? Are you still an adult?

Learn to read and think.

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Postby AreJay711 » Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:40 pm

Bildungsroman wrote:
ru2486 wrote:
Bildungsroman wrote:1. adulthood and moving out are pretty strongly correlated


Says who? So adulthood comes at the cost of $30,000 extra debt? What happens when you're forced to move back home anyways to pay that off? Are you still an adult?

Learn to read and think.

Wow, you justified your position so expertly :shock:

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Postby HuskyHopeful » Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:40 pm

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Re: "If I attend School X I'll save money by living at home"

Postby ru2486 » Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:42 pm

AreJay711 wrote:
Bildungsroman wrote:
ru2486 wrote:
Bildungsroman wrote:1. adulthood and moving out are pretty strongly correlated


Says who? So adulthood comes at the cost of $30,000 extra debt? What happens when you're forced to move back home anyways to pay that off? Are you still an adult?

Learn to read and think.

Wow, you justified your position so expertly :shock:


My thought exactly.

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Re: "If I attend School X I'll save money by living at home"

Postby taxnstuff » Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:44 pm

my parents are loaded and im poor, if i could live with them id do it in a second

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Postby Nightrunner » Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:49 pm

Haymarket wrote:I, for one, am glad that I can slow down my transition to adulthood and cling to the dependency of my teens as long of possible. Why should I learn how to be self-sufficient when the government is giving me sweet free loan money I can spend the rest of my life bitching about?

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Postby JCFindley » Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:56 pm

Bildungsroman wrote:
ru2486 wrote:
Bildungsroman wrote:1. adulthood and moving out are pretty strongly correlated


Says who? So adulthood comes at the cost of $30,000 extra debt? What happens when you're forced to move back home anyways to pay that off? Are you still an adult?

Learn to read and think.


What he means here is mommy and daddy are paying for his apartment so he can play grown up and there will be no extra debt.

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Postby Bildungsroman » Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:58 pm

JCFindley wrote:
Bildungsroman wrote:
ru2486 wrote:
Bildungsroman wrote:1. adulthood and moving out are pretty strongly correlated


Says who? So adulthood comes at the cost of $30,000 extra debt? What happens when you're forced to move back home anyways to pay that off? Are you still an adult?

Learn to read and think.


What he means here is mommy and daddy are paying for his apartment so he can play grown up and there will be no extra debt.

Me?

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Re: "If I attend School X I'll save money by living at home"

Postby sawwaverunner » Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:59 pm

I lived at home throughout law-school. I just finished with less than 50k in total student loans, including undergrad. I wasn't particularly proud that I lived at home, but I don't care anymore because I saved a lot of money. In my opinion, living with your parents while attending law-school is way better than taking out an additional $10,000 of loans in order to act like you are financially independent.




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