Stake your claim to the spare bedroom, garage or shed... stat!

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  • Big Screen TV

    When it comes to your man cave set, stick by the motto: Go big or go home.

  • Reclining Chair

    The perfect cocoon from which to watch all your fave teams get their game on.

  • Sports Memorabilia

    Whether it's your beloved autographed Minnesota Twins jersey circa 1991 or the Spalding you toss around on the court every Saturday, house all sports merch here--or risk it getting "lost" by your mate.

  • Pool Table

    A luxury in many cases, (unless you want to live out that classic Seinfeld episode), but every man cave should aspire to this goal. Choose the new house well--and outbid your mate's desire for a guest room for visiting in-laws.

  • Dart Board

    Perfect for killing time between commercials and for a little friendly competition.

  • Door

    For privacy, of course! (And so your partner can close the door on your antics.)

  • Mini-Bar And Fridge

    Stash away your best pals, Stella and Bud, in a mini-fridge, and keep snack-attack staples like salsa and tortilla chips close at hand.

  • Oversized Couch

    To comfortably seat all your boys when they come over on Super Bowl Sunday.

  • Phone

    Cell, land line, whatever. It's the quickest way to access dinner (a.k.a. the pizza guy).

  • Poker Set

    Two words: game night.


1. Big Screen TV
When it comes to your man cave set, stick by the motto: Go big or go home.

2. Reclining Chair
The perfect cocoon from which to watch all your fave teams get their game on.

3. Sports Memorabilia
Whether it's your beloved autographed Minnesota Twins jersey circa 1991 or the Spalding you toss around on the court every Saturday, house all sports merch here--or risk it getting "lost" by your mate.

4. Pool Table
A luxury in many cases, (unless you want to live out that classic Seinfeld episode), but every man cave should aspire to this goal. Choose the new house well--and outbid your mate's desire for a guest room for visiting in-laws.

5. Dart Board
Perfect for killing time between commercials and for a little friendly competition.

6. Door
For privacy, of course! (And so your partner can close the door on your antics.)

7. Mini-Bar And Fridge
Stash away your best pals, Stella and Bud, in a mini-fridge, and keep snack-attack staples like salsa and tortilla chips close at hand.

8. Oversized Couch
To comfortably seat all your boys when they come over on Super Bowl Sunday.

9. Phone
Cell, land line, whatever. It's the quickest way to access dinner (a.k.a. the pizza guy).

10. Poker Set
Two words: game night.

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  • No Toilet Paper

    Michelle Manetti, HuffPost Home Associate Editor: "Okay, I know you might not use it every time you use the bathroom. But I use it. Every.Single.Time." (<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/jdac/2178910483/">Flickr photo by JDAC</a>)

  • Dirty Sheets

    Sarah Leon, Style Blog Editor: "Not washing their sheets multiple times a month. You would be horrified to know about the guys I used to live with." (<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/nanovivid/1293276745/">Flickr photo by nanovivid</a>)

  • Cheap Ikea Tables

    Jessica Misener, HuffPost Style Senior News Editor: "The $10 <a href="http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/40104270/">Ikea Lack coffee table</a> everyone has is so dorm-roomy... either splurge for a real table or go without!” (Ikea photo)

  • Leaving Lights On

    Christina Anderson, HuffPost Style Fashion Editor: "[My husband] leaves the lights on all over the place. Drives me nuts. He says it's okay because our light bulbs are energy efficient." (<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/54400117@N03/5069103310/">Flickr photo by Molly DG</a>)

  • Hair In Sink

    Shana Ecker, HuffPost Home Editor: "Little hairs in the sink left behind from shaving really gross me out. It only take one second to rinse the bowl -- jeez." (<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/3miraclesshy/445130002/sizes/z/in/photostream/">Flickr photo by threemiraclesshy</a>)

  • Dirty Dishes

    Rebecca Adams, HuffPost Style Associate Editor: "Dirty dishes in the sink that are over 24 hours old are a deal breaker for me. Yuck." (<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/marysuephotoeth/221660307/sizes/m/in/photostream/">Flickr photo by marysuephotoeth</a>)

  • No Books

    Raydene Salinas, Style & Home Photo Editor: "One major turnoff for me is a lack of books in a guy's place. I'm not asking for a wall of classics and an entire collection of poetry (actually that might be a turnoff too...), but a nice assortment of things he likes to read or books for reference for his hobbies or career is sufficient. If there are no books in his apartment, save maybe a bathroom reader (another issue entirely), he's already got a strike against him. Second request on this note... The books need to be on shelves, not in messy stacks on the floor (strike two)." (<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/kacleaveland/1394114805/sizes/l/in/photostream/">Flickr photo by kacleaveland</a>)

  • Clothes On Floor

    Ellie Krupnick, HuffPost Style Associate Editor: "When guys have clothing on the floor. Seriously, that shirt probably has three-day old takeout embedded in it. Not hot." (<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/davidmasters/3781714159/sizes/l/in/photostream/">Flickr photo by David Masters</a>)

  • No Hand Towels

    Amy Marturana, HuffPost Home Intern: "I've never been in a guy's place that actually has designated hand towels. That drives me nuts. So you just have to dry your hands on a bath towel that's usually always still wet and smelly because they waited to hang it up until five hours after they used it, and by five, I mean like 12." (<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/hokutosuisse/3313215233/sizes/l/in/photostream/">Flickr photo by HokutoSuisse</a>)

  • Lava Lamps

    Rebecca Adams, HuffPost Style Associate Editor: "A guy who owns a lava lamp or anything resembling a lava lamp." (<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/blmurch/127340324/sizes/l/in/photostream/">Flickr photo by blmurch</a>)

  • Toothpaste in the sink

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Francesca1953"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="http://i.huffpost.com/profiles/399613-tiny.png?20101121233313" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Francesca1953">Francesca1953</a>:<br />To me, this is a total gross out. Just rinse the sink out already!

  • Mouse Traps

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/T_TAT"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="http://i.huffpost.com/profiles/3724202-tiny.png?20120810133258" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/T_TAT">T TAT</a>:<br />It is disgusting to see these in a guy's house. If I ever see an actual mouse in it, I'll pass out!

  • BUGS!

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/T_TAT"><img style="float:left;padding-right:6px !important;" src="http://i.huffpost.com/profiles/3724202-tiny.png?20120810133258" /></a><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/T_TAT">T TAT</a>:<br />Bugs are the absolute worst!!!

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