If you like things tidy, living with other people is hard. You have to maneuver through their dirty clothes, go on a scavenger hunt every time you need a clean plate, and work part-time as a garbage collector. But if you're unlucky enough, you might move in with an individual that's impossible to live with. No matter if you're high-maintenance or chill as a goldfish. The Internet calls these creatures 'monsters'. And rightfully so. Who else could keep a potato in their cupboard so long that it starts sprouting? Or leave so much hair on the wall of a shower that you could make a wig out of it? Bored Panda has compiled a list of pictures that show what it's like to live with a monster so scroll down, check out their insane living habits, and upvote your (least) favorite ones!

#1

The Way My Wife Opens Things

The Way My Wife Opens Things

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Zebwe
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2 years ago

are you sure she's not a cat?

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While cheesy sitcoms may have convinced you that living with roommates is the best, truth is, there's much more to it. When you are sharing your space with someone else, everyday life is full of conflicts, compromises, and setting boundaries. There are, however, things you can do to make it easier for everyone involved.

#2

My Wife Hung A Nice Picture And A Small Shelf While I Was On Duty. Now My Eye Is Twitching

My Wife Hung A Nice Picture And A Small Shelf While I Was On Duty. Now My Eye Is Twitching

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Luis Milian
Community Member
2 years ago

OCD going wild right now

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Clear Communication from the get-go. Even though this is one of the most important tips for any relationship, it's vital for all roommates. You'll be spending a lot of time with each other, and you'll need to respect each other's needs and preferences. Ask yourself what you know about yourself already and what you expect from the person that's living with you. Maybe you like to blast music while you study, maybe you need some peace and quiet before you go to sleep, it doesn't matter, just figure it out and communicate these needs and expectations as soon as possible.

#3

Why I Keep A Secret Tube Of Toothpaste From My Wife And Children

Why I Keep A Secret Tube Of Toothpaste From My Wife And Children

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Tamicka
Community Member
2 years ago

My sister does the same so I also have to keep a secret one (otherwise she'll just use mine)

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Solve problems immediately. The best way to go about it is to tackle them while they're still small. Is your roommate borrowing your stuff without asking? Or maybe they're constantly leaving a mess behind them? Address issues as soon as you notice them and it will be easier to talk about them in a calm and friendly manner.

#4

I Lost A Loved One Today. I'm Not Sure Which One Yet, But Whoever Cuts Cheese Cake Like This Is Dead To Me

I Lost A Loved One Today. I'm Not Sure Which One Yet, But Whoever Cuts Cheese Cake Like This Is Dead To Me

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Jasmine Sunflower Laake
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2 years ago (edited)

*sees way to cut it into two perfect triangles*

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Be respectful when you're thinking about inviting people over. Even if you're an extroverted socialite who thrives among other people, your roommate prefers spending time alone. Bringing a group of friends to your home may be disrupting, considering it's their home as well. Talk to your roommate again, inform them about your socialization needs and make sure you don't overstep any boundaries.

#5

My Housemate Still Hasn’t Got Rid Of His Pumpkin From Halloween

My Housemate Still Hasn’t Got Rid Of His Pumpkin From Halloween

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Luis Milian
Community Member
2 years ago

this is nasty

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It's okay if you and your roommate aren't best friends. Try to be pleasant and friendly to your roommate, but respect each other's personal space. There's no need to force a close relationship, doing so might cause strain and discomfort for the both of you. Go on with your life and if you connect, you connect, and if you don't, at least you get along.

#6

Damn 3-Year-Olds

Damn 3-Year-Olds

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Laana
Community Member
2 years ago

Crime!!

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#7

My Wife Never Finishes A Bottle Of Shampoo Or Body Wash Before Buying A New Kind And Leaving The Old Ones

My Wife Never Finishes A Bottle Of Shampoo Or Body Wash Before Buying A New Kind And Leaving The Old Ones

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Nikki D
Community Member
2 years ago

Hey, the bathtub is absolutely sparkling so stop complaining!

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#8

My Roommate's Toothbrush

My Roommate's Toothbrush

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Luis Milian
Community Member
2 years ago

does he wake up mad/upset every morning?

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#9

What Kind Of Person Leaves This In The Freezer

What Kind Of Person Leaves This In The Freezer

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ADHORTATOR
Community Member
2 years ago

...a sadist

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#10

"Flatmate Made Pasta, Then Left For A Vacation." (I Sort Of Want To Cuddle It)

"Flatmate Made Pasta, Then Left For A Vacation." (I Sort Of Want To Cuddle It)

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Tessa
Community Member
2 years ago

My flatmate was doing the same, with everything she cooked. We started putting it into her room while she was away. Sometimes even put lid of so her whole room smells like the spoiled food she left in kitchen for us, to suffer...

Aria Whitaker
Community Member
2 years ago

Just throw the whole house away....

Luis Milian
Community Member
2 years ago

burn it!

Zenozenobee
Community Member
2 years ago

Don't! This "flatmate" just created a whole world. The creatures living there may already have invented the wheel! Imagine the potential of this new civilisation! and yeah, burn it before they discover how to use bacteriological weapons...

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Stille20
Community Member
2 years ago

Tell your flatmate they will have to start paying rent for the "pet"

Michael Naegele
Community Member
2 years ago

this is nasty..

HOUSE
Community Member
2 years ago

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So is your face

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Amina Hays
Community Member
2 years ago

Just imagine all the mould spores flying around and getting into your lungs. Yak.

Ilona Z
Community Member
2 years ago

But I was breeding that mould! His name was Albert! I was trying to get him two foot high!

ravina nimje
Community Member
2 years ago

yeee.... 3 generation of pets

trix
Community Member
2 years ago

Congrats, you have a new pet.

Layla
Community Member
2 years ago

Kill it with fire! Where's the Fire Nation when you need it?

Harry Larter
Community Member
1 year ago

What you gonna name it?

Enea
Community Member
2 years ago

Quite sure that the horrible roommate isn't the one who left the pasta but the passive-aggressive specimen who 1) left it standing there and did not throw it out, and then 2) posted a photo online to complain about it.

Id row
Community Member
2 years ago

And you left it there for what? You'd rather look at that than get rid of it?

Azure Adams
Community Member
2 years ago

throw the whole thing away

RaggedRacoon
Community Member
2 years ago

RUN! It will eat you alive!

ZeitCycloneTangram
Community Member
2 years ago

How do you know the fluffball isn't a creature that moved in?

Kyle Viede
Community Member
1 month ago

That is disgusting

UndyingBisexual
Community Member
1 year ago

IT LOOKS SOOOO SOFT

Linda Christian
Community Member
1 year ago

Madam Curie’s dish

Sarah Isburgh
Community Member
1 year ago

That might just cure cancer...

Jenny Blew
Community Member
1 year ago

"I sorta want to cuddle it" LLLLLOOOOLLLLL

Joyce Fler
Community Member
1 year ago

now you have a pet.

Norman van Druten
Community Member
2 years ago

It's going to climb out and cuddle you one day.

sharron lynn parsons
Community Member
2 years ago

A science lab, may be interested in this !!!

John Doe
Community Member
2 years ago

If mold was a pokemon...

Louise Brigance
Community Member
2 years ago

Creation!

fainasKeturatis
Community Member
2 years ago

that must smell

Diamante J. Cameron
Community Member
2 years ago

I am so scared of mold!!!😱😫🤢

Mr. Re-in-act-ment
Community Member
2 years ago

what is it!?

Barbara Stewart
Community Member
2 years ago

Ewww

Danny Heath
Community Member
2 years ago

Put it under his bed!

katboxjanitor
Community Member
2 years ago

How tempting was it to wrap it and leave it on the roomie's desk as a "Welcome Home"?

okpkpkp
Community Member
2 years ago

Save it for when your flatmate returns from vacay and have him/her clean the mess.

Kimberly Koch
Community Member
2 years ago

Must toss out pan, stove, kitchen, entire flat, and especially, roommate

back atya
Community Member
2 years ago

lol

Ruth Beaty
Community Member
2 years ago

Leave it on their bed...

Donald Holder
Community Member
2 years ago

Ooh, that's penicillin waiting to be molded! Lol

Maggie Collins
Community Member
2 years ago

Call suicide prevention, and hurry!

Lila Launehase
Community Member
2 years ago

Just open the door. It will run out at its own :D

Gregg Bender
Community Member
2 years ago

A tribble!

Phyllis Steging
Community Member
2 years ago

Whats living under the puffy grey dome??, LOL

Roberto Durante
Community Member
2 years ago

nature morte

Juliette Holly
Community Member
2 years ago

Burn with fire

Jonny Chevalier
Community Member
2 years ago

wear a face mask to clean it up...

Chihuahua Schombel
Community Member
2 years ago

Congratulation, I guess you have a new flatmate xD

Clockworkstella
Community Member
2 years ago

It has its own ecosystem now

Steve Cruz
Community Member
2 years ago

I wouldn't wake it up, might have teeth.

Florence Hastings
Community Member
2 years ago

Kinda looks like a tribble.

JC Müñoz McQueen
Community Member
2 years ago

Gross!!... there’s invisible mold all over the house now!

John Seidel
Community Member
2 years ago

It looks kind of like a Tribble.

Dave “DodgyMerchant” Thompson
Community Member
2 years ago

Needs to go in their bed

Feelin’ Memes
Community Member
2 years ago

holy nuggets that pasta is not feeling so good

Missy
Community Member
2 years ago

New flatmate??

Maureen Keeler
Community Member
2 years ago

OMG! Is it breathing?! Quick! Kill it!

Foxyloxylou
Community Member
2 years ago

*barf* i also kinda want to cuddle it?

Mayson
Community Member
2 years ago

Penicillin, yei!

Megawizard 14
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

"mommy, is that candy floss?" *nostalgia*

Val/Malibu/Dante/Bob
Community Member
2 years ago

OOF lol

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Carlota Ocón
Community Member
2 years ago

WTF

Alan Ersen
Community Member
2 years ago

Trouble with Tribbles!

Marina
Community Member
2 years ago

OH MY EFFIN GOD!! My food rots as well sometimes when i forget about it but this is something i havent seen before xD

Rick Penn
Community Member
2 years ago

Oh … gross !!!!!

Edd_Zy
Community Member
2 years ago

it's so fluffy! I wanna poke it

Cindy Jarrett
Community Member
2 years ago

OMG tent the place!

Bored Bear
Community Member
2 years ago

Its so fluffy but gross

Laura Mencini
Community Member
2 years ago

OMG I just threw up in my mouth a little

PandaLover
Community Member
2 years ago

This is grossy facinating

E FourOFour
Community Member
2 years ago

Well, I WAS getting hungry for lunch. Not now I guess.

Grumble O'Pug
Community Member
2 years ago

no you don't. You want to share it with someone with MRSA

Monty Glue
Community Member
2 years ago

Spontaneous generation has been proven! An opossum is forming.

Wil Vanderheijden
Community Member
2 years ago

Let him eat it. Problem solved.

Pittsburgh rare
Community Member
2 years ago

Kill it with fire!

danielw
Community Member
2 years ago

send that over to the kling on ship. Where there ain't be no tribble at all.

Vilkas
Community Member
1 year ago

Super stubborn of you not to clean that shit.

Richard
Community Member
2 years ago

Put it in his bed.

Sandy J Renfroe
Community Member
2 years ago

Slip it under his pillow as a surprise "wecome home" gift

Jo Ellen Washburn
Community Member
2 years ago

Burn it. Don't throw it away. The whole thing including the pan need to be destroyed.

Elise Williams
Community Member
2 years ago

Hide it in your flatmate's closet . . . tee-hee-hee.

Amanda Windsor
Community Member
2 years ago

Did he cook a cat?

rex fermier
Community Member
2 years ago

How lazy can you get? Just toss the pan! Sheesh!

Allison Wood
Community Member
2 years ago

And did YOU go on vacation too?

Michelle Line
Community Member
2 years ago

That must have been one long vacation! That looks like it's been growing for quite some time.

Analyn Lahr
Community Member
2 years ago

Kill it with fire!

Michelle Muirhead
Community Member
2 years ago

It might creep out at night and smother you

Waxier Cereal Ai
Community Member
2 years ago

... Me too.

Kimmy Motley Krew
Community Member
2 years ago

😣😣

ames101
Community Member
2 years ago

Throw the whole pan AWAY. There is no saving that.

Ivana Bogdan
Community Member
2 years ago

Carefully, so mould cannot escape.

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Susan Gardner
Community Member
2 years ago

now I can't unsee this

Nadine
Community Member
2 years ago

Put it in their bed.

JozeeMom
Community Member
2 years ago

My tummy rolled over. 🤢🤮

Thomas E S Thomas
Community Member
2 years ago

You could call it "Penny"

Mia Cardenas
Community Member
2 years ago

looks like it will reach out and attack at any time

yoyo3841
Community Member
2 years ago

Poke it, hope it doesn't explode, if it doesn't explode, lick it

Bluebell Rizzi
Community Member
2 years ago

Oh my GOD

Ronel du Plessis
Community Member
2 years ago

Did it greet you when you came back?

Turnip and a Frog
Community Member
2 years ago

Don’t.

Turnip and a Frog
Community Member
2 years ago

Or do. I dare you.

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Isle_of_stressed_pilots
Community Member
2 years ago

just throw the whole thing out

Valerie Lessard
Community Member
2 years ago

good luck with that mold sickeness

Pobin Rice
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2 years ago

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Sooooo YOU just left if there?!?!? ..... you the monster NOT your active friend. Grow up

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#11

I'm Starting A Fight With My Wife

I'm Starting A Fight With My Wife

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Daria B
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2 years ago

Who cares? Pets can't read. ♥

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#12

My Roommate And I Own Only Two Pots. When He Cooks, He Stores The Leftovers In The Fridge In The Pots, Instead Of Putting Them In Containers

My Roommate And I Own Only Two Pots. When He Cooks, He Stores The Leftovers In The Fridge In The Pots, Instead Of Putting Them In Containers

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Luis Milian
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2 years ago

I hate this with a passion.

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#13

My Side Of The Room vs. My Roommate's Side

My Side Of The Room vs. My Roommate's Side

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Luis Milian
Community Member
2 years ago

having a nasty roommate is just the worst.

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#14

My Wife Never Fully Screws The Lids Back Onto Anything

My Wife Never Fully Screws The Lids Back Onto Anything

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Nikki D
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2 years ago

I would have to have a totally separate fridge with all separate things. This is not OK!

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#15

My Flatmate Isn’t The Biggest Fan Of Hygiene. This Festive Potato Managed To Grow In His Cupboard

My Flatmate Isn’t The Biggest Fan Of Hygiene. This Festive Potato Managed To Grow In His Cupboard

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Koalamonster
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2 years ago

Oh dear god the smell of a rotting potato...

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#16

Holiday With New Boyfriend - He Opens Bread Like This

Holiday With New Boyfriend - He Opens Bread Like This

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Clare McDuff
Community Member
2 years ago

That was fun while it lasted.

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#17

My Wife Is A Monster

My Wife Is A Monster

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gonzo
Community Member
2 years ago

Kitkat#4 must be terrified

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#18

The Way My Housemate Tidied These Shoes

The Way My Housemate Tidied These Shoes

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HOUSE
Community Member
2 years ago

They are clearly joking OCD people

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#19

My Wife Likes To Put Her Food And Drinks On Electronics

My Wife Likes To Put Her Food And Drinks On Electronics

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ZombieGirl5591
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2 years ago

lol thats actually soooo germ ridden...but I'm guilty of doing that sometimes lol

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#20

My Roommate Leaves Her Cat's Litter Box Scoop In Our Kitchen Sink

My Roommate Leaves Her Cat's Litter Box Scoop In Our Kitchen Sink

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Steve
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2 years ago

Leave it in her bed for her to find, next time.

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#21

My Wife Leaves Hair Stuck To The Shower Wall

My Wife Leaves Hair Stuck To The Shower Wall

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Luis Milian
Community Member
2 years ago

thumbs down

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#22

How My Boyfriend Stores His Cords

How My Boyfriend Stores His Cords

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rai mei
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2 years ago

spaghetti wires 😒

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#23

My Wife Thinks It Is OK To Mix M&M's With Skittles

My Wife Thinks It Is OK To Mix M&M's With Skittles

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Erzuq
Community Member
2 years ago

No. It's NOT OKAY

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#24

I Thought I Was The Only One Whose Flatmates Were Growing Potato Monsters. This One Was Growing For A Year And I Discovered It The Weekend I Moved In

I Thought I Was The Only One Whose Flatmates Were Growing Potato Monsters. This One Was Growing For A Year And I Discovered It The Weekend I Moved In

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ZeitCycloneTangram
Community Member
2 years ago

QUICK! GET RID OF IT BEFORE IT LEARNS HUMAN SPEECH!

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#25

My Girlfriend’s Kitchen, Everyone

My Girlfriend’s Kitchen, Everyone

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Erzuq
Community Member
2 years ago

What a waste

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#26

My Wife’s Nightstand

My Wife’s Nightstand

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Zoe's Mom
Community Member
2 years ago

How hard is it to toss these in the recycle bin..I don't get it.

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#27

My Wife Bought Toilet Paper For The First Time. One Ply. I Live With A Monster

My Wife Bought Toilet Paper For The First Time. One Ply. I Live With A Monster

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nanashi
Community Member
2 years ago

I don't understand why 1ply ever existed at all

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#28

My Roommates Seem To Forget This Exists

My Roommates Seem To Forget This Exists

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Nikki D
Community Member
2 years ago

Not only is this terribly lazy, it is unbelievably dangerous. Can't believe there wasn't a fire.

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#29

I Live With A Monster. This Happens Every Single Time I Get Back Home After Being Away With Work For 2 Weeks

I Live With A Monster. This Happens Every Single Time I Get Back Home After Being Away With Work For 2 Weeks

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Char Char
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2 years ago

Even a 2 year old does better than that.

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#30

My Boyfriend Doesn't Throw Away Empty Toilet Paper Rolls

My Boyfriend Doesn't Throw Away Empty Toilet Paper Rolls

Instead, the top of the toilet becomes his garbage display area. I take out the garbage regularly, but I wanted to see how long this would go on for - it's been 2 weeks.

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GoodWolf
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2 years ago

Twelve rolls in two weeks. Wow!

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#31

My Wife Is A Monster

My Wife Is A Monster

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Alan Wilkening
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

She obviously wants to get straight to the toy at the bottom of the cereal package.

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#32

My Roommate Puts The Empty Milk Containers Back Into The Fridge

My Roommate Puts The Empty Milk Containers Back Into The Fridge

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Kai
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2 years ago

Well, at least it is on one single spot, mine will left them around the house.

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#33

The Way My Wife Leaves The Egg Shells In The Carton Instead Of Throwing Them Into The Trash

The Way My Wife Leaves The Egg Shells In The Carton Instead Of Throwing Them Into The Trash

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Anne
Community Member
2 years ago

I do that (while cooking. When I'm done, I put them in the trash and the remaining eggs back in the fridge)

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#34

So My Roommate Used My Tin Foil

So My Roommate Used My Tin Foil

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Nia Loves Art
Community Member
2 years ago

I do this by mistake sometimes. Hard to control.

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#35

When My Roommates Take Out The Trash, They Don’t Put A New Lining, And Throw Trash In The Can Anyway

When My Roommates Take Out The Trash, They Don’t Put A New Lining, And Throw Trash In The Can Anyway

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Luis Milian
Community Member
2 years ago

throw the whole thing away

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#36

I've Been Stuck In My Room Sick For 4 Days Trying To Not Give My Roommate And His Girlfriend What I Have. They've Just Been Letting The Dishes Build Up This Whole Time

I've Been Stuck In My Room Sick For 4 Days Trying To Not Give My Roommate And His Girlfriend What I Have. They've Just Been Letting The Dishes Build Up This Whole Time

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Mama Panda
Community Member
2 years ago

I used to have a roommate like this. Every damn night I would clean the kitchen spotless and he and his friends would come in drunk and make messy food late at night and leave the mess!! So, I finally decided to take all of the dirty dishes and put them in his bed in the morning after he left and would remake his bed like nothing happened. A few times of this and he finally stopped! We still laugh about it now haha

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#37

My Wife Always Opens The Microwave Before It Ends And Leaves It Like This, So I Always Have To Cancel Before Setting My Heating Time

My Wife Always Opens The Microwave Before It Ends And Leaves It Like This, So I Always Have To Cancel Before Setting My Heating Time

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Erzuq
Community Member
2 years ago

I hate the beebing sound our microwawe makes when the time is up, that's why i always stop it on the last second and then cancel the time

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#38

How My Parents Store Their DVDs

How My Parents Store Their DVDs

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Foxxy
Community Member
2 years ago

That’s what my daughter does and she gets told every damn time not too.

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#39

My Girlfriend Opens New Water Bottles Without Finishing The Others First. Send Help, Please

My Girlfriend Opens New Water Bottles Without Finishing The Others First. Send Help, Please

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Tessa
Community Member
2 years ago

At least its glass.

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#40

I Live With Monsters

I Live With Monsters

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Luis Milian
Community Member
2 years ago

my girl does this, we get our separate to avoid conflict

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