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Renters With Horrible Landlords Share Their Stories

Twitter users are sharing their worst experiences with crappy landlords. Landlords have undoubtedly accumulated a notorious reputation for being shady, and taking advantage of renters that aren't ready for their mind games. At least we all have a place like Twitter to bond over the BS landlords put renters through. 

A collection of Twitter users share their worst experiences with bad landlords.
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Guy's Terrible Subletter Tries To Pin Him With Damages, Totally Backfires

After this guy's horrible subletter tried to stick him and his dog with an absolutely absurd cost of the damages to their apartment, this guy decided to fight back. Sounds like Bob is a complete bastard who's just now realizing he's in over his head. For another rent based drama, here's a tenant who beat their crazy landlord at their game.

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The Dumbest Things Evicted Tenants Did

Someone on AskReddit asked for landlords to share the dumbest ways they had foolish tenants get evicted. Things like using the fire sprinkler line as a clothesline would seem to be an obvious failure waiting to happen. Unfortunately, some folks are truly clueless as they come. These particular morons got evicted, and they're lucky if that's all they got. 

A collection of the dumbest stunts that tenants did that resulted in them getting evicted.
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Tenant Gets Evicted, Lies About Eviction And Ends Up Paying $20K

This tenant got evicted and tried to lie their way out of the eviction by saying their old lease was valid. That didn't work out too well for them in the long run, and they ended up forking over $20K in a payout. 

Tenant lies about eviction, tries to say they're still on old lease, and ends up paying $20K.
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Desperate Guy Devises Genius Plan To Get Himself Off of Manipulative Ex's Lease

Exes can make life difficult. In some cases, desperate times call for desperate, meticulously timed measures. When this guy's ex-girlfriend was intent on making him pay for most of a year's worth of rent, he struck back in a way that couldn't get him away faster. 

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It’s no secret that it’s both hard to find and pay for an apartment in New York City. The space gets tighter and the prices get higher.

Which is why is shouldn’t faze anyone that a woman found her neighbor in her wall. That makes sense for New York. What should surprise you is that “inside the wall” isn’t his apartment, it was his access to the roof.

This New York woman, Gyste Margilaj, heard a crash in her kitchen late one evening. When she came to investigate, she could hear a man panting in pain near the vent.

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According to Gothamist, “The unnamed man is, according to police sources, Margilaj's new neighbor, who recently moved into an apartment on the fourth floor of the building at East 26th Street. Cops say had been "hanging out" with friends on the roof, as one does on a delightfully frigid January night, when he decided to return to his apartment via an air duct. "Turns out that’s not the way for him to go," a police source dryly told the News.”

Apparently, this guy fell six stories down their shaft only to get stuck in the wall. Like I said, New York City apartments can be hard to find.

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Women Talk About What They Like to See When Going to a Guy's Place the First Time, and It's Time to Take Notes

Some of these are definite, total common sense...but others, not at all. We love when we come across discussions like this over on Reddit, because these are the kinds of insights some of us can actually really benefit from!

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This wall installation in Manhattan used over 20,000 LEGO bricks and took three people 140 hours to complete. Totally worth it. Check out the via link for more pictures!

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This buidling by Luciano Pia in Turin, Italy has dozens of plants and trees in its infastructure, making the whole thing look like a treehouse!

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From the submitter:

"So I saw this addition to a building which is next to a river, which means if the extension collapsed, you would get very wet. I've never seen anything so precarious on the side of an old mill before!"