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13 Tips to Living With a New Roommate: A Guide for Co-Habitating Odd Couples
Posted on Feb 2, 2015 09:30am

Oscar Madison (Matthew Perry) and Felix Unger (Thomas Lennon) are long time friends but is this odd couple really prepared to share an apartment? Perhaps if they follow this handy guide of dos and don'ts based on their sitcom neighbor's experiences, it might just turn out okay. Tune into The Odd Couple premiere on Thursday, February 19th at 8:30/7:30c to see how things go.
1. Have pets? Whether it’s a goldfish or even a horse, clear it with your roommate first.

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2. Just because you share a living space doesn’t mean you should forget about personal space. There are some boundaries that should never be crossed.

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3. Refrain from sending a passive aggressive message when you see a pile of dirty dishes. Confront issues in person.

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4. Avoid sleeping with your roommate's sibling or things might get awkward.

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5. When you open the fridge, ask yourself: Is the leftover Chinese really mine? Have a clear grocery-sharing policy before you dig in.

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6. Avoid a caught-in-my-bathrobe situation and let each other know when guests are coming over.

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7. Make sure you knock before entering.

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8. Sometimes, all you want is silence and control of the remote. Don’t be afraid to ask for alone time.

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9. Cleaning is now a two-man job, and you will have to take a turn scrubbing the toilet.

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10. Whether you’re deciding on furniture layouts or refrigerator shelves, always remember to compromise.

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11. If you borrow money from your roommate, pay it back. They know where you live…

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12. Use your words. There are few issues that can’t be resolved with good old-fashioned dialogue.

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13. You may not end up being BFFs, but make an effort to find a fun activity to share. You do have to live with the person, after all.

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Check out a preview of The Odd Couple premiering Thursday, February 19th at 8:30/7:30c.