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What is the worst part about moving in?

Asked at Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. on August 15, 2010

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Photo of Anika Amin

“Taking all your huge, huge baggages, and walking along the stairs and nobody helping you.”

Photo of Sunayan Mullick

“All the shopping you do at Walmart, with your pillows and the laundry detergent and the blankets.”

Photo of Bryan Goebel

“As a dad, the worst part is just making the trips from the car to the dorm room, car to the dorm room, car to the dorm room.”

Photo of Lyndia DeShazer

“Trying to decide what to do about the (granddaughter’s) car, to give her one or let her walk.”

Comments

JackFrost 3 years, 8 months ago

I found a real treasure from a prior occupant once. In the corner of the closet I found a stack of about 6 of those dirty porn novels. I won't name the titles, but they were all about incest. I wish they made Purell back in those days. I would have doused the whole place.

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g_rock 3 years, 8 months ago

I hate teaching all of my new neighbors where they can't park every year.

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denak 3 years, 8 months ago

One doesn't have this problem with the dorms, but for me, just calling all the utility companies to switch things over is the worst part.

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Donnuts 3 years, 8 months ago

For me it was the other people in the dorm, but I did not discover how bad they were for a couple of weeks.

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none2 3 years, 8 months ago

The worst part is not finding a treasure from the prior occupants. I once found $25.00 worth of quarters when I stayed in a hotel. Since then, I've always hoped one day to find a real jackpot. I guess I need to buy a metal detector.

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tange 3 years, 8 months ago

Moving in or moving out, it's the moving.

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RETICENT_IRREVERENT 3 years, 8 months ago

Back when I was in college? Choosing which chick to hit on first.

Now? No idea, but I am thinking of following the Australian Womens Roller Derby Circuit. Nothing like fishnets, skates, bruises, and an Aussie accent.

It's like arriving with your pants on.

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RoeDapple 3 years, 8 months ago

keapin teh cuzins sober til we gots the cattle traler unloded

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Zachary Stoltenberg 3 years, 8 months ago

The worst part of move in is that we have 10,000 freshmen with 1 or 2 parents and a couple of brothers and sisters for probably about 40,000 more people in town who have absolutely no idea where they are going. Seriously, don't drive anywhere for the next two weeks, you are taking your very life in your hands...

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JackFrost 3 years, 8 months ago

I can't believe nobody helped Anika. Are guys blind these days, or just stupid?

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autie 3 years, 8 months ago

paying the bill.

Moving in was a piece of cake...kid got to come up Friday. She is "working" today.

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JackFrost 3 years, 8 months ago

Dodging bullets and the full cans of beer that the neighbors threw at me. Having to keep running outside so the new neighbors quit stealing stuff out of my Camaro. Falling down drunk with a box full of glassware. That was just a really bad experience. Plus, I usually get evicted after about 2 months so I'll just have to go through it again.

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Chris Ogle 3 years, 8 months ago

Finding that you just moved all your stuff in the wrong dorm.

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Bill Lee 3 years, 8 months ago

Unpacking all of the boxes. I moved in February, and I still have four or five that I haven't unpacked. Then there's all of the sorting of what was in the boxes and is now in piles on tables and shelves. One of these days....

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