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10 Things Your Kid's Dorm Room Doesn't Need


All it takes to garner noise complaints from neighbors is an iPod and a computer. Anything bigger and bulkier than that will only gather dust and take up space that's already in short supply. Leave the turntables, stereo equipment and vintage record players at home until your kid ditches the dorms in favor of the vastly more spacious, if not cleaner, apartment or fraternity house. I highly discourage you from letting your kid borrow your classic LPs that he vows to keep in perfect condition. Trust me -- they will get damaged, and you'll be reduced to cruising Ebay for replacements.