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Postby WHITEBOYWASTED » Tue May 24, 2016 9:18 am

Moving in with my SO in two weeks and I'm desperate to make sure I don't repeat the mistakes of last move. I accidentally used the shittiest packing tape known to man--this stuff started peeling off the second I got it on the truck. I couldn't trust the bottoms of any of the boxes, so I had to carry everything as if they were untaped.

I've also got more bodies than just me and my cousin to help move the whole thing this time, thankfully. Now I just need to deal with transferring internet (which magically costs 10 bucks more for the same service each move) and pseg (who don't seem to recognize the apartment I'm moving to as a place that exists and has power) and then we're all set.
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Postby The Unblinking Eye » Tue May 24, 2016 9:20 am

I hired movers for the first time for all the furniture and heavy stuff when I moved a few weeks ago. They were kind of slow, but it was nice not throwing my back out. Going back and forth moving all the other crap got pretty old, though.
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Postby gandhi » Tue May 24, 2016 9:40 am

really upset that I'll have to Uhaul but the difference of 1K from a storage pod or 2K from movers is staggering
I'd like to be rich now
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Postby Robo-Chachi » Tue May 24, 2016 10:00 am

My U-Haul costs totaled $29 8-)

Going to keep trying to live like someone who is on the run from the FBI and needs to pull up stakes at a moments notice.
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Postby gandhi » Tue May 24, 2016 10:12 am

sweet
send me a how to book and maybe i can do that next move
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Postby GOSH » Tue May 24, 2016 10:55 am

Wazzzup the 150 yo house I live in is in need of a new plumbing system and I have 120 days to vacate. I can't f'n believe this fam.
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Postby GOSH » Tue May 24, 2016 11:10 am

what kind of box packing game do you all have going on? Finna get all mine from the liquor store. Already packed up my energy crystals and homeopathic remedies together in one box. Currently in clearing out shit that's for donations and garbage stage while obsessively lurking the online adds for all the new listings.
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Postby fuckyoudad » Tue May 24, 2016 11:19 am

I don't really intend to move again unless it's time to buy a house or I relocate for a job
Note: mildly comedic.
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Postby gandhi » Wed May 25, 2016 12:36 pm

heh my girlfriend's landlord is having the lot paved move out weekend
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Postby chowder julius » Wed May 25, 2016 12:40 pm

i gave my landlord 30 days notice on may 4th and he said i'd have to pay for all of june since it bleeds over. my last night in the apartment will be june 1st and i have no plans to cut him a check before i leave. hope he doesn't mind!
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Postby Sobieski » Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:07 pm

I think I'm moving tomorrow
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Postby Sobieski » Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:09 pm

I painted one of these walls with random splashes of blue and green paint and now I'm leaving my painted wall, and the nice wooden flowers and the 2 acres of land
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Postby Ferrous Bueller » Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:09 pm

If I do this too many more times I think my back is just gonna decide to explode
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Postby fuckyoudad » Fri Mar 15, 2019 6:37 pm

fuckyoudad wrote:I don't really intend to move again unless it's time to buy a house or I relocate for a job


Wow this post was some wishful fucking thinking
Note: mildly comedic.
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Postby medicore bob dole gimmick » Fri Mar 15, 2019 6:56 pm

Moving across country and I have just enough furniture that I can't decide whether to take it or leave it.
My possessions:
Large TV
Mattress (queen, Casper ad got me)
Bedframe (simple wire variety)
2 bookcases
maybe 300 books
record player
maybe 10 records i want to keep
rug 8 x 11"
1 recliner
4 folding chairs
2 cat carriers
2 cats
Vitamix
Food processor
2 sheet pans
Other plastic dishes
Clothes
Bicycle air pump and helmet (bicycle died 3 years ago)
Old ass furniture: end table, server, coffee table

And that's it...
Thinking about shipping the clothes and books and putting the cats in the car and leaving the rest.
I don't know why i typed all of that out.
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Postby chowder julius » Fri Mar 15, 2019 6:58 pm

when i moved there was a refugee resettlement group that came and picked up all the big furniture i didn't want to bring with me. they came and hauled it from my second floor apartment. it was a huge relief
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Postby chowder julius » Fri Mar 15, 2019 6:59 pm

i am 100% paying someone to do this for me next time. i hate it so much. books are very heavy
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Postby chowder julius » Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:00 pm

records are too which is why they were given away many moves ago
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Postby medicore bob dole gimmick » Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:02 pm

yeah, I love that warm nutty vinyl sound but not that much
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Postby medicore bob dole gimmick » Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:03 pm

I will definitely look into the refugee resettlement thing, that is a great idea.
There is that 1800 JUNK company and they will take anything and triage to goodwill or whatever, but it's actually a little pricey last time I did it.
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Postby sadville » Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:08 pm

habitat for humanity will come haul stuff away for free, i think

there might have to be a ReStore in the area but i got rid of a couch and a bed frame that way when i shut down my life last time

(guess what i need now? a couch and a bed frame :D )
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Postby chowder julius » Thu Apr 04, 2019 6:32 pm

i applied for an apartment saturday night through a leasing agency, paid for the background check which cleared sunday, sent them pay stubs monday and... nothing. the rental agency guy says he hasn't heard from the condo owner so now it's red flags everywhere. sad because i love this apartment and it's perfect for me. i am so frustrated omg i paid $40 for this shit
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Postby chowder julius » Thu Apr 04, 2019 6:36 pm

i haven't given my landlord notice that i'm moving and the target move in date for them is may 1 which will not be tenable for me after this week financially since I have to give 30 days notice goddddddd
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Postby chowder julius » Thu Apr 04, 2019 6:38 pm

i could find a newer, bigger apartment in this neighborhood for $400 less than they're asking but this one has a private patio and a fireplace. i make 4x the rent wtf what are you waiting forrrrrrr
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Postby warmjets » Thu Apr 04, 2019 6:39 pm

Moving fucking blows. Been at same place for almost 4 years which is a record for me since living in apartment for the past 15 years of my life
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Postby chowder julius » Thu Apr 04, 2019 6:40 pm

sorry I've been checking my phone every ten minutes for four days now waiting for good news and I'm so sick of it. just tell me no and let me move on jesus
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Postby Ampersand » Sun Apr 07, 2019 2:30 pm

Question: I've been on a month-to-month lease in my current apartment since 2014, and I'm looking to move this summer into a bigger place. What should I do if a new tenant application asks for a current landlord reference? I don't want to give notice until I've found a new place, and though my landlord is pretty chill I'm not sure if letting him know that I'm looking to move is a good idea. Anybody deal with a similar situation before?
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Postby mcwop23 » Sun Apr 07, 2019 2:35 pm

if the landlord isn’t a complete piece of shit it shouldn’t be an issue

or just get a friend to lie for you
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Postby Sobieski » Sun Apr 07, 2019 2:37 pm

Moving sucks so much, I might get movers next time

I’m not sure how long I’m going to be at my current place, some kind of calculus between the pain of moving and the pain of staying in the same place
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Postby chowder julius » Sun Apr 07, 2019 2:46 pm

i didn't get the place I posted about above. nobody responded to my emails and I got a generic form denial and that was it. they are big into clapping back at their Google reviews so I think i dodged a bullet

saw a place yesterday i loved. owner leased, he's moving into a place with his gf and they showed me around. it's twice the size of my current place and gorgeous. dude was v chill and we hit it off talking about music and restaurants and he was really fascinated by my job lol. she was super nice and we exchanged smileys via text so I think it went well. i am not financially prepared for this esp as he wants someone in asap but i told him I'm comfortable moving along at his timeline and dealing with my current lease secondary to the new place. idk. I'm stressed out. i will be quite sad if I don't get it. finding an apartment here sucks
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