"I need to find a new place to live."
"Hey, check Craigslist. It's how I found my place." [You know who you are.]
Seeking vegetarian housemate. Great house in a quiet neighborhood
Hmm. Well, for $390 a month, I can keep the meat out of the house. I work at a restaurant, after all. They have good veal.
No meat or tobacco use permitted in the house. Smoke outside all you like...
Can I smoke meat outside?
I'm not asking for veganism, though I'm vegan myself. I'll even let an occasional tuna sandwich slide.)
You've never heard of the "slippery slope", have you? No? Oh, good.
What you eat when you go home for Thanksgiving is your affair. However, fair warning: my veganism comes from an animal rights philosophy, so if your job is based on being unkind to animals we probably wouldn't be harmonious housemates.
Nope. We probably wouldn't be. So, that'll be 30 seconds per side on that filet?
I'm a 30-something professional (part-time software, part-time shiatsu "acupressure massage") as well as an amateur poet and musician. You'd have to be ok living with someone of bohemian leanings and a sort of "Zen Pagan Atheist" spirituality, though I don't care how you personally cultivate your relationship with the universe, that's your business.
Oh, no problem. I keep my "personal cultivation" in this box over here, I take it out every month or so - at night, with all the lights out, when there's no moon - just to make sure it's still there. Then it goes back in my closet. You'll never know it exists, don't worry...since, I mean, the minute I take it out of that little dusty box, it has a way of influencing my behavior. How I earn my living, what I keep on the refrigerator shelf...
...Nah, think I'll pass on this one. Thanks, though.