You Could Live In A 'Startup Castle' If You Meet These Insane Demands
A 17,000-square-foot estate known as Startup Castle lies in a quiet area of Silicon Valley near Stanford University.
Equipped with a full gym, ballroom, 100-seat theater and several conference rooms, the house is billed on its official website as "everything you need to live and launch your greatest ambitions."
Other perks include a refrigerator consistently stocked with healthy food in addition to private bathrooms, a library and lots of space for parties.
According to an ad on SUpost, it costs $1,750 a month for a private room and $1,000 a month for a shared room.
The requirements for living in what the roommates refer to as a "community of excellence" are being exceptionally smart, fit and practical.
It says one must,
– Have a top-class degree or job with a strong math/science requirement – Exercise at least 15 hours in a normal week – Commute by car less than 20% of the time (Bicycle commuter!) – Prefer organized systems and common rules – Like petting dogs
So, they despise pollution and body fat. No problem.
In the form of a massive, absolutely ridiculous list of turn-offs, the ad explains what kind of person would not enjoy living in Startup Castle.
This may not be the right place if you: - Watch more than 4 hours of TV/movie/game entertainment per week - Have more than 1 tattoo - Have ever attended more than 1 protest - Make more than three posts a week to social media - Listen to a songs with explicit lyrics more than an once a day - Wear make-up more than twice a week - Own any clothing, shoes, watches, or handbags costing over $500 - Have bills that get paid by somebody else - Drive a vehicle that was given to you by your parents - Get regular spending money or gifts from your parents - Have more than one internet app date per week - Have a complex diet that requires lots of refrigerator space - Drink alcohol more than 3 drinks per week - Use marijuana more than twice a year - Have been prescribed anything by a psychiatrist more than once - Use any other drug more than twice in your entire life
Do you fit the bill?