50 ways to FREAK your roommate
1.Insist that you are a vegetarian and protest anytime your roommate eats meat. Then leave
"Slim Jim" wrappers on the floor and lie on the bed holding your stomach everytime your
roommate walks in. If he/she asks about the wrappers, say you know nothing about them.
2.Get some hair. Disperse it around your roommate's head while he/she is asleep. Keep a pair
of scissors by your bed. Snicker at your roommate every morning.
3.Every time your roommate walks in yell, "Hooray! You're back!" as loud as you can and
dance around the room for five minutes. Afterwards, keep looking at your watch and saying,
"Shouldn't you be going somewhere?"
4.Trash the room when your roommate's not around. Then leave and wait for your roommate
to come back. When he/she does, walk in and act surprised. Say, "Uh-oh, it looks like,
THEY, were here again."
5.Every time you see your roommate yell, "You son of a..." and kick him/her in the stomach.
Then buy him/her some ice cream.
6.Set your roommate's bed on fire. Apologize and explain that you've been watching too much
"Beavis & Butthead." Do it again. Tell him/her that you're not sorry because this time, they
7.Put your glasses on before you go to bed. Take them off as soon as you wake up. If your
roommate asks, explain that they are Magic Dream Glasses. Complain that you've been
having terrible nightmares.
8.Eat lots of "Lucky Charms." Pick out all the yellow moons and stockpile them in the closet. If
your roommate inquires, explain that visitors are coming, but you can't say anything more, or
you'll have to face the consequences.
9.Set up meetings with your roommate's faculty advisor. Inquire about his/her academic
potential. Take lots of notes, and then give your roommate a full report. Insist that he/she do
10."Drink" a raw egg for breakfast every morning. Explain that you are in training. Eat a dozen
donuts every night.
11.Every Thursday, pack up everything you own and tell your roommate you're going home.
Come back in an hour and explain that no one was home. Unpack everything and go to
12.Every time you wake up, start yelling, "Oh, my God! Where the hell am I?!" and run around
the room for a few minutes. Then go back to bed. If your roommate asks, say you don't
know what he/she is talking about.
13.Draw a tiny, black spot on your arm. Make it bigger every day. Look at it and say, "It's
spreading, it's spreading."
14.Buy a McDonald's "Happy Meal" for lunch every day. Eat the straw and the napkin. Throw
everything else away.
15.Buy a plant. Sleep with it at night. Talk to it. After a few weeks, start to argue with it loudly.
Then yell, "I can't live in the same room with you," storm out of the room and slam the door.
Get rid of the plant, but keep the pot. Refuse to discuss the plant ever again.
16.Buy a Jack-In-The-Box. Every day, turn the handle until the clown pops out. Scream
continuously for twenty minutes.
17.Hang up pictures of chickens all over the room. If your roommate eats eggs, yell at him/her
and call him/her a cannibal.
18.Buy some knives. Sharpen them every night. While you're doing so, look at your roommate
and mutter, "Soon, soon...."
19.Lock the door while your roommate is out. When he/she comes back and tries to unlock it,
yell, "Don't come in, I'm naked!" Keep this up for several hours. When you finally let your
roommate in, immediately take off all of your clothes, and ignore your roommate.
20.Bring in potential "new" roommates from around campus. Give them tours of the room and
the building. Have them ask about your roommate in front of him/her, and reply, "Oh,
him/her? He/she won't be here much longer."
21.If your roommate comes home after midnight, hit him/her on the head with a rolling pin.
Immediately go to bed, muttering, "Ungrateful little..."
22.Pile dirty dishes in your roommate's bed. Insist that you don't know how they got there.
23.Collect hundreds of pens and pile them on one side of the room. Keep one pencil on the
other side of the room. Laugh at the pencil.
24.Feign a serious illness for two weeks. Have a priest come to your room and visit you. Write
out a will, leaving everything to your roommate. One day, miraculously "recover." Insist that
your roommate write out a will, leaving everything to you. Every time he/she coughs,
excitedly say, "Oooh, are you dying?"
25.Live in the hallway for a month. Afterwards, bring all of your stuff back into the room and tell
your roommate, "Okay, your turn."
26.Keep a tarantula in a jar for three days. Then get rid of the tarantula. If your roommate asks,
say, "Oh, he's around here somewhere."
27.Tell your roommate, "I've got an important message for you." Then pretend to faint. When
you recover, say you can't remember what the message was. Later on, say, "Oh, yeah, I
remember!" Pretend to faint again. Keep this up for several weeks.
28.Bowl inside the room. Set up tournaments with other people in the building. Award someone
a trophy. If your roommate wants to bowl too, explain that he/she needs bowling shoes.
29.Walk backwards all the time. Then pretend to trip and hurt yourself. Fake an injury and go
through a long, painful recovery. Start walking backwards again.
30.While your roommate is out, glue your shoes to the ceiling. When your roommate walks in,
sit on the floor, hold your head, and moan.
31.Explain to your roommate that you're going to be housing a prospective student in the near
future. One day, bring in a pig. If your roommate protests, hug the pig and tell your roommate
that he/she hurt its feelings. Watch T.V with the pig, eating lots of bacon.
32.Make a sandwich. Don't eat it, leave it on the floor. Ignore the sandwich. Wait until your
roommate gets rid of it, and then say, "Hey, where the hell is my sandwich!?" Complain
loudly that you are hungry.
33.Punch a hole in the T.V. Sit and watch it anyway, complaining about the poor picture quality.
34.Wear a cape. Stand in front of an open window for about an hour every day. Then, one day,
when your roommate is gone, go outside and lie down underneath the window, pretending to
be hurt, and wait for your roommate to return. The next day, start standing in front of the
35.Collect potatoes. Paint faces on them and give them names. Name one after your roommate.
Separate your roommate's potato from the others. Wait a few days, and then bake your
roommate's potato and eat it. Explain to your roommate, "He just didn't belong."
36.Fill an empty shaving cream can with whipped cream. Use it to shave, and then spray some
into your mouth. Later on, complain that you feel sick. Continue this process for several
37.Cover your bed with a tent. Live inside it for a week. If your roommate asks, explain that
"It's a jungle out there." Get your roommate to bring you food and water.
38.Keep a vacuum cleaner in the middle of the room. Look at it with fear for a few days. Then
stay out of the room entirely, opening the door only a crack and whispering to your
roommate, "Psst! Is it gone?"
39.Break the window with a rock. If your roommate protests, explain that you were hot. Open
and close the broken window as you normally would.
40.Throw darts at a bare wall. All of a sudden, act excited, telling your roommate that you hit
the bull's eye.
41.Send flowers to your roommate, with a card that says, "I'm sorry. It won't happen again."
When you see them, start ripping up the flowers. Repeat the process for a few weeks.
42.Call your roommate "Clyde" by accident. Start doing so every so often. Increase the
frequency over the next few weeks, until you are calling him "Clyde" all the time. If your
roommate protests, say, "I'm sorry. I won't do that anymore, Murray."
43.Hire a night watchman to guard the room while you are sleeping.
44.Move everything to one side of the room. Ask your roommate if he knows how much an
elephant weighs, and look at the floor on the empty side of the room with concern.
45.Practice needlepoint every night. At one point, grab your thumb and scream,
"Owwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww!" Cry hysterically for a few minutes, and then go to
bed. Sob and sniff all night.
46.When your roommate comes in, pretend that you are on the phone, screaming angrily and
shouting obscenities. After you hang up, say, "That was your mom. She said she'd call back."
47.Every time your roommate comes in, immediately turn off the lights and go to bed. When
he/she leaves, get up and loudly yell, "Okay, guys, you can come out now."
48.Start wearing a crown, all the time. If your roommate tells you to take it off, say, "What the
hell do you think you are? A king?"
49.Sit in front of a chess board for hours, saying nothing, doing nothing. Then, look up and say,
"I think this game goes a lot faster with two players."
50.Talk back to your "Rice Krispies." All of a sudden, act offended, throw the bowl on the floor
and kick it. Refuse to clean it up, explaining, "No, I want to watch them suffer."