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Old 06-06-15, 07:59 PM
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Cousin Wants A Stranger To Move In With Me.

So last week my cousin stopped by to say hi. It was a little unexpected seeing how he got out of Prison two years ago and the last time I saw him was before being sent away. He tells me great news that he's married now and living clean and sober. His "reason" for stopping by was to get directions for a job site. I give him the directions and he goes on his merry way.

Jump forward to today; He brings his wife with and starts asking if i still live alone. Red flags immediately. He starts telling me a sob story about his friend (cell mate) that was recently released from prison and needs a place to stay. He's getting kicked out of housing next week and will be homeless. He says he'll pay me $50 a week and food stamps. To top it off he has his friend and wife standing right in front of me hoping to guilt me into saying yes.

I told him I'd have to think about it and call me tomorrow. I'm telling straight up no I don't know this dude. He thinks cause I took him in that I'll take in anyone. The only reason I did that was cause he's family and this is a different case.

WTF?! What would you guys do or say in this situation?
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My recommendation: Don't drop the soap.
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Your cousin is an idiot. And a dick for pulling that shit with the asshole standing right there.
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Re: Cousin Wants A Stranger To Move In With Me.

Sounds like a great opportunity.... to be murdered while you sleep.
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Ugh. I did this for my brother-in-law's crackhead friend once. Brother-in-law had to come over after a few days to pick him up. Fucktard broke my DVD player, kept moving the thermostat as low as it goes, and all kinds of other crackhead shit. One night I woke up and it was "ghost in the house" cold.

Forgot this one: I also made the mistake of employing him for a week or two. One day I came into the office, and the fucking twat thought it was fun to play with the fire extinguisher, and left the residue everywhere (2000 sq/ft). Hard to pay to have the carpets shampooed. Then I found out that he was going out to the warehouse, sneaking around the corner, and sitting there for an hour at a time.

I give help to whoever asks. That's just the way I am. But sometimes I get in over my head like that.
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Re: Cousin Wants A Stranger To Move In With Me.

Originally Posted by cdollaz View Post
Your cousin is an idiot. And a dick for pulling that shit with the asshole standing right there.
This. In terms of "crazy but fun adventures" I'm going to go out on a limb and say taking in an ex-con is something you probably don't want to do.
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Originally Posted by astrochimp View Post
Sounds like a great opportunity.... to be murdered while you sleep.
and/or raped.

I'm not talking about Lucas raping childhoods, but rather really real rape. Really real rape that will make you wish you were instead marathoning the prequel trilogy while proclaiming, "Thank you George! May I have another!"
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Is rape really rape rape or just rape when it's mhg83? Seems like some kinky thing he might be interested in.

(FYI, prison rape is mostly a TV thing. It's almost non-existent. I've heard that from both an ex-con and a guard.)
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Originally Posted by cdollaz View Post
Your cousin is an idiot. And a dick for pulling that shit with the asshole standing right there.
This.

Just reading the OP made me mad.
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Wow that's crazy. It seems he's taking advantage of you because you're such a nice guy. Holy shit opening up your home to a stranger? No way dude.
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Yeah, there isn't any situation where I would let a stranger live with me. The only family members for which I would allow that to happen are my mom and my mother-in-law.
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Re: Cousin Wants A Stranger To Move In With Me.

If only a single word existed which would eliminate this problem completely!
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Re: Cousin Wants A Stranger To Move In With Me.

My cousin just texted me and said it's only temporary till he can find a more permanent place. Sure
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Re: Cousin Wants A Stranger To Move In With Me.

I suggest you move in and hookup with Oldboy.
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Re: Cousin Wants A Stranger To Move In With Me.

If my cousin tried to push that on me I'd tell them to fuck right off. If he feels that bad for the guy have him stay with them or have him help him find a job and place to live.
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Yeah, why doesn't your cousin take him in?
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Re: Cousin Wants A Stranger To Move In With Me.

Originally Posted by mhg83 View Post
My cousin just texted me and said it's only temporary till he can find a more permanent place. Sure
He is going to kill you and make your place his "permanent place."


Originally Posted by cdollaz View Post
Yeah, why doesn't your cousin take him in?
The cousin is married and doesn't want the ex-con raping his wife. He would prefer mhg83 get raped instead.
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Re: Cousin Wants A Stranger To Move In With Me.

No. Period. Let me repeat that in case you missed it: No.
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Yeah, why doesn't your cousin take him in?
Good question. I kind of zoned out when he started talking about having his old cell mate move in. Once I heard those words I didn't care what kind of sob story he was giving out.
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Re: Cousin Wants A Stranger To Move In With Me.

I'd tell him no, it's my place and I need my space. Maybe he could move in with your cousin and his new wife.

Seriously no. It's your home, so you choose who gets to stay there, whether for 5 minutes or 5 years.

Really-- no.

(Unless you want him moving in, but my magic 8 ball says all signs point to no. )
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Re: Cousin Wants A Stranger To Move In With Me.

Why is there familiar ring to this thread?

Save us all here a headache on having to advise you on how to get this guy out in the future. Say NO!
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Re: Cousin Wants A Stranger To Move In With Me.

Originally Posted by mhg83 View Post
So last week my cousin stopped by to say hi. It was a little unexpected seeing how he got out of Prison two years ago and the last time I saw him was before being sent away. He tells me great news that he's married now and living clean and sober. His "reason" for stopping by was to get directions for a job site. I give him the directions and he goes on his merry way.

Jump forward to today; He brings his wife with and starts asking if i still live alone. Red flags immediately. He starts telling me a sob story about his friend (cell mate) that was recently released from prison and needs a place to stay. He's getting kicked out of housing next week and will be homeless. He says he'll pay me $50 a week and food stamps. To top it off he has his friend and wife standing right in front of me hoping to guilt me into saying yes.

I told him I'd have to think about it and call me tomorrow. I'm telling straight up no I don't know this dude. He thinks cause I took him in that I'll take in anyone. The only reason I did that was cause he's family and this is a different case.

WTF?! What would you guys do or say in this situation?
Do you even have to ask?

There are so many ways this could go wrong... You could get robbed or killed. The guy could start dealing or cooking meth. God knows what kind of dregs this guy could bring into your home. He could do something that could land you in trouble.
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Re: Cousin Wants A Stranger To Move In With Me.

yeah, no. not your problem. keep it that way.
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Re: Cousin Wants A Stranger To Move In With Me.

Originally Posted by mhg83 View Post
My cousin just texted me and said it's only temporary till he can find a more permanent place. Sure
Life is only temporary until we find a more permanent existence.

I'd tell him you will take in the new wife and he can take in his old cell mate.

Eddie Money is going to have some extra space pretty soon ... Or maybe NickDawgy.

Actually, I think we are all approaching this from the wrong angle. mhg83 will NEVER win "Thread of the Year" if he says no.
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Re: Cousin Wants A Stranger To Move In With Me.

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(FYI, prison rape is mostly a TV thing. It's almost non-existent. I've heard that from both an ex-con and a guard.)
You say prison rape isn't real, but what about prison peeing in your butt?

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