On a roll: These second years haven’t bought toilet paper for an entire semester

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Thrifty second years have been taking the piss by not buying toilet roll since the start of the semester – saving themselves just over £50.

The house of seven have “borrowed” loo roll from around uni, not paying for a single roll since September.

When asked how the housemates got into this absurd hobby, one admitted it wasn’t something they tend to brag about.

The Engineering student  said: “There’s seven of us in the house, so we get through shit loads of loo roll and it’s such a pain to carry massive multipacks back from Asda.

“It started off as a way of saving money, but now it’s such a laugh, we know it’s really sad.

“It’s got to the point now where we actually compete with one another to see who can bring back the most.”

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For street cred purposes, the face of this student has been blurred

Saving just £7 each for the whole term, another housemate, who studies History confessed: “I sort of get an adrenaline rush from it, especially when I find one of those giant rolls.

“I have to try and get out of Sydney Jones with a massive loo roll peeking out of my handbag and hope no one sees me and thinks look at that saddo.

“We’ve only done it for a semester so far, but who knows what the future holds.”

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Another added: “When I realised it was becoming a competition in the house, I wanted to try it out to see how hard it would be.

“But they are literally just left around in packs of four rolls – they don’t exactly make it hard for you.

“The best places to look are those hard-to-get-to toilets.

“They’re so awkwardly located the cleaners can’t be arsed to re-fill the loo supply every day and just leave them in stacks.

“Or maybe other students are at it too?

“For anyone wanting to take up the sport, I would suggest starting in the basement toilets of the Harold Cohen.

“It’s like a gold mine of loo roll down there.”

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According to the Physician, there is an economic element to the reasoning behind their roll-robbing.

They said: “Paying £9,000 a year for six contact hours a week is crazy.

“I am only trying to get my money’s worth.”

Perhaps,this will inspire a new generation of loo-roll-pinchers, or maybe even the beginning of a new society.