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Old 10-26-2005, 11:02 AM   #1
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Sooo..... I'm moving to NYC... sort of. I have a plane ticket to Laguardia for the 5th. I'm supposed to get there around noon. I have a killer resume. However.. I dont have a place to live yet... Couches? Anyone? Um... I'm willing to work something out financially for a futon and a shower.
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Old 10-26-2005, 03:34 PM   #2
 
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Hmm...well, I can't really be of TOO much assistance seeing as how I don't have my own place to offer you a couch at. Make sure you're searching all 5 boroughs of NYC on Couchsurfing...I'm sure there are more available couches outside of Manhattan, and of course, everything's well connected by public transportation.

For hostels, the Manhattan Youth Castle offers a 6 night ditty for $125 plus tax. Other than that, keep an eye on craigslist.

I'll be going away for a few weeks but when I'm back, we should have a pint! It'll be closer to Thanksgiving...hopefully by then, things will have started working for you.
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Hmm, after looking through craigslist (both because of your situation, and because I'll need a place now and then to stay!), I found the following room for rent. If you look through craigslist and do Google searches, I'm sure you'd find more. Mind you, you'll need some $$$ upfront.

http://newyork.craigslist.org/mnh/roo/106855894.html
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Couch Surfing

Nuff said.

Edited to add: didn't read your full post Xant (sister in law was talking... ). Yeah, he already pointed out CS.
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Hmm, after looking through craigslist (both because of your situation, and because I'll need a place now and then to stay!), I found the following room for rent.* If you look through craigslist and do Google searches, I'm sure you'd find more.* Mind you, you'll need some $$$ upfront.

http://newyork.craigslist.org/mnh/roo/106855894.html
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BE CAREFUL! Some ads on Craigslist sound like serious "rooms in exchange for sexual favours"....I mean, you do your thing, but just take some caution.
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Haha, it says 'small' chores are required like cooking, cleaning, shopping, massage.
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^yeah, and you're paying him to do all this. sounds strange. be adventurous by all means, but be smart as well.
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MY BAD!

I posted the wrong link...the link I MEANT to post was rooms for rent in Brooklyn for females, $100 a week. It wasn't the loser post that's now deleted.

Again, www.couchsurfing.com and craigslist.org.
Let me know if you need more help.
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