After the Easter weekend and being with family, it made me think of the things one should or should not do to be considerate as a houseguest, so I decided to share these thoughts with you. If friends or family members are kind enough to invite you to stay at their home, you'll want to be a gracious guest. Here's some tips to help you avoid becoming a burden: · Always help your hosts after dinner: Offer to clear the table, wash the dishes, or teach them to cook. · Ensure that you do not overstay your welcome by asking your host if you are overstaying your welcome every couple of minutes. · Avoid an awkward moment later on by telling your host upfront that you're a bed****ter. · Playing your host's stereo at top volume after midnight is rude. Bring your own boombox. · Don't just act like a guest in someone's house. Be a guest in someone's house. · It's considered good form to replace any cats you drown. · Cooking a meal for your host is a nice gesture, but ordering a pizza and offering to chip in for your part is way easier. · Always wait until your hosts have gone to bed before masturbating. · Should an unfamiliar household situation arise, do not speak. Stare blankly at a fixed point on the wall until it all blows over. · Don't monopolize the bathroom: Take sponge baths in the kitchen sink, and pee in a bottle and hide it under the bed. · It's customary to take a souvenir from your host's home as a reminder of your wonderful stay. I try to keep these things in mind, and hope these tips are helpful to you too.