essentials when out on your own for the first time?

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  1. rjakapeanut

    rjakapeanut Senior member

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    long story short i had to move out of my parents house.

    i'm 19, moving on campus at UNI in august. in the mean time i am bouncing around between friends houses, mostly keeping all of my shit in my car. here's what i have:

    macbook
    iphone
    toothbrush
    toothpaste
    shampoo
    soap
    clothes
    pillow
    blanket

    i may have to sleep in my car every now and then. not sure yet. i don't want to be a burden on my friends.

    any items i should consider picking up out there to make this temporarily homeless situation a bit more bearable?
     


  2. Bhowie

    Bhowie Senior member

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    a job dumbass
     


  3. rjakapeanut

    rjakapeanut Senior member

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    yeah, have a job. $14 an hour, ~30 hours a week.
     


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    yirayira Well-Known Member

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    Milpool Senior member

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    A reliable address where you can receive mail. Helps for car insurance, vehicle registration, driver's license, etc.
     


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    feynmix Senior member

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    Just rent a room somewhere for a month dude. August is still a month away.
     


  8. FLMountainMan

    FLMountainMan White Hispanic

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    You have an iPhone and an MacBook and you're homeless. [​IMG]

    No worries, you'll be living with Mom and Dad again soon enough.
     


  9. Fuuma

    Fuuma Franchouillard Modasse

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    Rent a room for a month you dumbass.
     


  10. Pezzaturra

    Pezzaturra Senior member

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    Older male benefactor is essential.

    +100
     


  11. Gradstudent78

    Gradstudent78 Senior member

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    Find a camp ground, get (buy or borrow) a tent and a sleeping bag.

    Could also try the following, but it's usually for travelers rather then the homeless:
    http://www.couchsurfing.org/

    Other things you could use:
    Towel
    Laundry Soap
    Quarters (for laundry)
     


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    Usul Senior member

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    This experience will prepare you for the long hours of sleeping on park benches that await you after law school.
     


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    If you're going to live the hobo homeless life for a while, you should buy some personal lubricant.
     


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    Working Stiff Senior member

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    you should carry some sort of weapon for self defence.
     


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    Toilet Paper!!!
     


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