Student's ad for a microwave goes viral because it's the most college thing ever.

Student's ad for a microwave goes viral because it's the most college thing ever.
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If you went to college, and especially if you went to a "party school" like I did (shout out to McGill University!), then this hilarious ad for a microwave from a student at Arizona State University will bring back all of the hazy memories.

ASU student Mat George first shared this passive aggressive but otherwise pretty tame post on his school's Facebook list-serve:

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"My sister has left her microwave in my room since August," he wrote. "I’ve asked her multiple times to get it and she hasn’t. So now I’m selling it. Message me if you’re interested."

We're off to a good start already, but then another student hit him up asking for the microwave's dimensions. Fair question.

However, Mat George, being a college student with a very college lifestyle, doesn't have a tape measure. So he did what college students are famous for, and made use of the limited resources available to him. In his case: vodka, vodka, and more vodka.

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He used vodka bottles as a tape measure. It's like poetry.

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"I don’t have a tape measure but it’s about as tall as a fifth of berry New Amsterdam and has the length of a berry and mango fifth of New Am(sterdam)," he wrote, and included a photo for proof.

A fellow ASU student screenshotted the exchange and shared it on Twitter, where it went viral.

https://twitter.com/rachelsakk/status/849662992622919680/photo/1?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Felitedaily.com%2Fsocial-news%2Fstudent-genius-way-measure-microwave-for-sale%2F1859732%2F

"I love ASU," she wrote.

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Now everyone on Twitter wants to go to ASU.

https://twitter.com/janehammerle/status/849783574572093440
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I went to McGill because it was "in Canada" and "on a mountain," so I guess "student uses vodka to sell a microwave" is as good a reason to choose a college as any other. Although I wouldn't necessarily put that on the application.

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