New GirlThree Men And A ‘New Girl’HelloGiggles Team

In celebrating the UK launch of the hit comedy series New Girl starring our very own Zooey Deschanel (I’m so excited, by the way!), I got to thinking about what I’d do if I ended up in Jess’s shoes. As a female, I’m not sure whether I would be comfortable living with three complete strangers. Then again, I’ve luckily never had to consider it. Being faced with such a predicament, I would probably skip over all the ads with apartments solely occupied by men – they’re messy, for one thing. But that’s just me. I’m also wary of services like Craigslist to begin with, as you tend to get a bit of a mixed bag in terms of the people who use it. Knowing my luck, I would meet a serial axe murderer. Go figure.

What about you? Would you live with three men? Vote in the poll below and in the comments section, share your best and worst Craigslist experiences!

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Don’t forget to tune into New Girl on Friday nights at 8:30pm on Channel 4 in the UK and on Tuesdays at 9/8c on Fox in the US!

  • Chloe Maddren

    Boys are so much more tolerable than girls. Girls are always complaining and being moody.

  • Yoko Moonstar

    I would need my own bathroom.

  • Autumn Kieft

    I’ve lived with guy friends before. Both experiences were fun, but caused way more drama than living with girls. I think that had more to do with the circumstances though. The first was a man whore and the second moved his babymama in with us, so yea…but other than that…

  • Joanne Garcia

    i actually met my old roommate through Craigslist … and it was the most perfect place with the best location/price range. and she was awesome. i kind of lucked out.

    we’re still friends today. and sometimes i look back at my little house in Orlando and think “man – how awesome was that find!”

    Jess kind of lucked out here with the three guys. If I found a similar situation I’d probably go for it.

  • Kalli Streator

    Moving in with random girls can turn out to be just as weird or awkward — many girls seem lovely until you become roommates, then the evil/competitive/crazy/slob creeps out. Not sure I’d be game to live as the ONLY girl amidst a bunch of guys, but I’ve lived with in a loft with a guy and other girls and it was kind of nice having a dude in the mix and a guy to walk home with in a bad neighborhood.

  • Elizabeth Noyes

    I live with guys, and sometimes it can be fun, they can be a good laugh, but that doesn’t make up for the messy house, expecting me to clean up after them all the time and their lack of comprehension, that sometimes after a long hard day, you’re in no mood to be on the receiving end of their macho “banter”.

  • Candace Scimeca

    I currently live with 3 guys and all their friends! I knew them before I moved in so they weren’t strangers. The biggest downside is you have to be ok with cleaning more than your fair share if you want it to stay clean. The up side is that they’re easy to live with and I always feel safe!

  • Stephanie Amadeus

    I currently live with two guys and one girl in our four bedroom house! AND I met them all on Craigslist. The guys clean, but they tend to take a little bit longer than the rest of us to get around to doing it. :P

  • Rikki Cottrell

    LOL in college I have already braved the task of living with three guys. Not exactly the most sanitary of adventures, but why not give it another go?

  • Brittany Höllenbräu

    In college I lived in a house with three dudes — two of which I met for the first time the day I moved in. It was weird at first, and it certainly helped that one of my male roommates was a friend of mine from high school… but it was a great experience. And there weren’t 4 sets of blow dryers/curling irons/make up bags/etc in the bathroom we all shared. So bonus points there. And the other great part about living with strangers is that you get to throw parties together and meet each other’s weirdo friends and make new friends and be exposed to new experiences. Some of the best times of my life were had in that house. And we’re all still buds til this day.

  • Nicole-Elizabeth M.

    I lived with 2 guys in Georgia and I couldn’t have asked for better roommates. A friend found the house for me to stay at when I moved from New England back down south, I did not know either of them and couldn’t have asked for a better living situation, not to mention DRAMA FREE, compared to later girl roommates who felt my things were theirs and started crossing boundaries such as raiding closets, makeup bags and jewelry boxes and more…(huge pet peeves of mine). The show reminds me of my time with them and all the SHENNANIGANS :-) miss my Georgia boys!………<3ML

  • Kate St

    i HAVE lived with three men before–and it was great!

  • Mélodie Melo

    If it’s with three guys as cool and hot and funny than the guys from New Girl, than ABSOLUTELY !

  • Lauren Fuchs

    I lived with a guy and a girl for a year and a half and it worked out fine. Actually, it worked out better between me and the guy then me and the girl. One important thing is that he had his own bathroom. In all honesty, most boys are pretty messy, so not sharing a bathroom is kind of key to everything being kosher!

  • Belinda Petersen

    I live with 7 men and I only knew 2 of them before I moved in. The tenants come and go a lot as well and are from all over the world as well as nearby. Things can get tense at times, but it is mostly a fun and warm experience. I think it’s all about respect for common areas and respect for personal space. If you have that, the living space is generally nice :)

  • Jen Georgeff

    My roommates and I have a Three’s Company thing going on at the moment. Although none of us found each other on Craigslist (we are college buddies), I love my guy roommate. He cleans up after himself, and has the cleanest room of all three of us (the only thing that drives me mad is him storing his drum kits in the dining room). I couldn’t ask for a better pair of roomies!

  • Gill Brammer


  • Gill Brammer

    what is crags list? is it similar to gumtree in the UK?

  • Lindsay Goins

    I used to live with 4 guys. It was… interesting. But definitely worth it (especially splitting bills 5 ways?? AWESOME) and a lot of fun. It’s like living with anyone else – you really need to sit down and lay down some polite roommate rules regarding personal space and what food you’re allowed to eat. And also who’s responsible for buying me a new stereo when it gets chili spilled all over (and in) it in mysterious circumstances.

  • Keely Miller

    I live with two guys I found on Craigslist, and I love them! I say go for it!

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