Roommates can lead to pesky business when it comes to creating boundaries, settling scuttles, and adjusting to lifestyle differences.
But there are some moments that are inexplicable, and The Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon knows the cringing roommate experience first hand, revealing his awkward situations via Twitter and starting a roommate confession thread.
The comedian, 42, revealed in a tweet that he once had a strange roommate who refused to share toilet paper and brought his own wherever he went, launching a hashtag thread entitled ‘My Weird Roommate.’
Confession time! The Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon sets Twitter into a frenzy by starting thread called ‘My Weird Roommate’ and users confess all on their awkward encounters
Truth is…Twitter users even revealed their roommates questionable bathroom habits
Double whammy: One user exposed her roommate for using her own peanut butter to shave
‘I had a roommate who would bring his own toilet paper whenever he’d go to the bathroom. He thought his was less “germy.” #MyWeirdRoommate,’ he shared to his 49million Twitter followers.
He sparked a wave of candid responses where Twitter users confessed their roommate’s odd quirks and horror stories. And it turns out strange bathroom patterns is an unfortunately common tale.
‘I had a college roomie who didn’t bring any toilet paper. He’d hop in the shower after a good poop,’ Twitter user Jay Richardson revealed.
Another woman revealed her roommate would bring pantry items into the bathroom to shave her legs.
‘Walked in to see my roommate using MY peanut butter to as shaving cream,’ she exclaimed.
Food rarities seemed to be a common characteristic of odd roommates on Twitter, with users revealing stories of condiment obsessions and strange eating habits.
‘Had a roommate that would mash all the food on his plate together and would use a kit-kat instead of a fork to eat it,’ one man wrote.
Hot seat: Jimmy dished about his own strange roommate to ihs 49million and prompted an overwhelming response to his online hashtag
Munchies: One man shared his roommate loved chicken nuggets, but only in the bathroom
Eccentric etiquette: A Twitter user revealed his pal preferred candy to eating utensils
Must have it! One man realized his roommate had a strange taste for a variety of mustards
The wrong bite: User Nicole was shocked to find her roommate eating toast with the beauty product petroleum jelly smothered on it
‘#MyWeirdRoommate once ate a 20 McNuggets in the restroom. I found the trash hidden & when I confronted him, his response was, “I was hungry,”‘ user Travis Bryant wrote.
‘#MyWeirdRoommate left behind 8 bottles of mustard of different varieties when he moved out. Never once saw him eat mustard,’ another user shared.
Some roommate squabbles arose from simple idiocy.
‘I had a roommate that ate petroleum jelly on her toast once because it had the word “jelly” on it….’ user Nicole Peelman revealed.
Aside from food, some money-savvy flatmates shocked their roommates with their dime-saving tactics.
‘I had a roommate that showered with his clothes on, because apparently using the washing machine was too expensive,’ one Twitter user shared.
‘I had a roommate who asked me if I wanted to go halfsies on a soap dish. From the dollar store,’ user Melissa confessed.
Savvy saver: One roommate decided to skip the laundromat and take care of laundry matters himself by showering his body and clothes in one go
Halfsies? Another woman shared that her roommate wanted to split a cheap soap dish
Great expectations: One Twitter user was amused when her roommate declared her high plans
Sleep walker, sweet talker: One user didn’t know how to respond to his sleep walking roommate who began to speak an entirely different language
Daily fuel: One Twitter was perplexed by their roommates daily routine of splashing their car with water without cleaning or washing it
And then there are just some lifestyle differences that are simple inexplicable.
‘Upon meeting 1st day of college, she told my folks “I don’t do drugs, but I plan on trying as many as I can while here,”‘ another confessed.
‘I had a roommate that would sleep walk in the middle of the night speaking German… He was Chinese,’ another user named Jay confessed.
#’MyWeirdRoommate Waters her car. No. Not wash it. Gets the water hose…and just waters it for a few minutes. Like a plant,’ another user wrote.
Twitter users then turn dark and reveal the horror story interactions they’ve had with roommates that they still seem perplexed by.
‘I woke up & my roommate was in my room watching me sleep. I asked what she was doing. She said “oh, you’re awake” & left,’ Stacy B wrote on Twitter.
‘Old roommate used to wear her wisdom tooth on a necklace,’ another Twitter user named Kayla wrote.
Sleeping Beauty: Stacy B was scarred when she woke up and saw her roommate watching her
It’s vintage! Kayla exposed her roommate for wearing her wisdom tooth around her neck
Morning blues: A note left by a roommate also thoughtfully left a dead rodent for clean up
‘ #MyWeirdRoommate I once found a note on the fridge reading: “the rat is dead he is under the table. Have a nice day :)” sure enough he was’ Twitter user Cari Jenkins shared.
And some roommates are simply better left alone.
‘Lived with my roommate for over a year.. still don’t know his name,’ one man confessed.
Another woman couldn’t understand why her roommate preferred to sleep in the outdoor balcony.
‘He slept on the balcony in his sleeping bag to “test his camping gear,”‘ a confused Wendy shared.
Despite the overwhelming number of scarring and horrifying stories of mismatched roommates, sometimes pals get lucky and share their unique passions together.
‘My roommates and I tied a stuffed hedgehog to our ceiling fan and tried to dodge it blindfolded #MyWeirdRoommate #Dodgehog,’ Jacob Woodworth replied to the late night show host’s tweet.
Dear anonymous: One user shared that he doesn’t even know his roommates first name
Sweet escape: Wendy was perplexed to find her roommate sleeping outside on the apartment balcony, claiming to be testing out outdoor gear
Three stooges: These three flatmates prove that roommates can be weird together in a video where they play a game and avoid a spinning stuffed toy attached to the ceiling fan