Life at my single bedroom $2500 apartment. AMA

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Unlike the TechLead I live on my own.

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  • Huawei / Eng slowkid
    You could have leased 2 nice cars for free if you lived with a roommate. Do you think it's worth it?
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    • Huawei / Eng slowkid
      I like to risk it. More different they are than me more I get to learn from them. Iv lived with some absolutely wild people over the past few years and picked up little parts of their habits / personalities along the way
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    • SAP tw-1
      For some people, having the own space is more valuable then a nice car !!
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    • SAP tw-1
      Huawei...why do you have 4 cars, just curious.
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    • Huawei / Eng slowkid
      More than 4 but 4 running ones. 80s Pontiac I'm working on restoring + 1 spare parts car, old jeep for offroading, commuter diesel golf, Miata build for autocross and a motorcycle. Like I said, nothing "nice"
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    • Huawei / Eng slowkid
      For me living alone is paid-for torture. I love coming home to some entertainmrnt
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  • Amazon Llwu77
    Don’t u think it’s worth it to find a bae in the bay and decrease rent in half while enjoying the same luxuries lol
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    • New EOhh33
      but then you can’t have your other bae over
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    • Facebook jfyd463
      OP
      I've transcended relationships with mortal creatures. I serve the Zucc now.
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    • Oh fucc
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    • Facebook jfyd463
      OP
      Fucc zucc
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  • Akamai Technologies dvgB15
    I spend more on my house living alone and make less. Should I feel bad?
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    • Huawei / Eng slowkid
      Why do you like living alone? How much do you value it?
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    • Akamai Technologies dvgB15
      It just feels so good to have everything in my house in the same place where I left and to have all the quietness. I would prefer someone who I know personally to be my roommate but I don't know anyone and I like my situation enough to not try and fine one.
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    • Huawei / Eng slowkid
      Don't you ever feel lonely if you don't know anyone and you dont live with anyone?
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    • Akamai Technologies dvgB15
      I meant I don't know anyone looking for a roommate. Also, I've felt more alone when having a roommate than when I am by myself.
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  • Salesforce brHq56
    The amount of fiscal shaming on folks who live alone is pretty astounding. OP didn’t even mention age. Maybe 30 years old and time to be a grown ass adult? Living with roommates is fun and all but there’s also value in having a place to call your own.
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    • Huawei / Eng slowkid
      Ironic because you're shaming people who live in a shared accommodation. Nothing wrong with a 30 year old living with friends
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    • Salesforce brHq56
      I’m not shaming those with roommates, I’m illustrating the contrary of why telling someone they shouldn’t live alone makes no sense
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    • Netflix the.oa
      Living with roommates is fun? Really? Sucked ass every single time when I remembered it.
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    • Huawei / Eng slowkid
      It's been a lot of fun every single time iv done it
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    • Netflix the.oa
      That’s a no hire.... 😉
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  • Google yobloop
    Hi, fellow solo live-r. What’s your favorite thing to do solo?
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    • Facebook jfyd463
      OP
      Cooking at 2am.
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    • Facebook zxcvs
      Are you fat?
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    • Facebook jfyd463
      OP
      No, but I get hungry at strange times.
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    • Facebook zxcvs
      Good on you!
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  • What area?
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    • Facebook jfyd463
      OP
      San Mateo
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    • Facebook zxcvs
      1b1b, which apartment? Is it new?
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  • How old are you? TC? What do you enjoy the most about living alone?
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    • Facebook jfyd463
      OP
      28. $250k. Walking around my place in underpants.
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  • New EOhh33
    👍🏽 Renting vs owning is a math problem and there are no absolutes ever. In bay area if you arent going to be in the same spot for 15 years then renting 1 or 2 is more economical. Even if you like being leveraged up on a mortgage hoping the home value increases, 30-50k per year wouldn’t make any meaningful difference towards a down payment of 450k anyway.
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