2. What someone who can't afford rent on their own and/or can't find roommates quick enough does when they are "between" places
dude2:Damn, thats gonna be expensive.
dude1:Not rilli, my boy from college just got a job and a place in Manhattan, and I'm couch surfin'.
2. person1: Whats up with Joe, he's been here like all the time.
person2:he just broke up with his girl, and doesn't have a place yet, so he's couch surfin' here 'til then.
These skilled and talented 'couch athletes' sometimes consider getting a job, but usually are back out in the surf within a few weeks thereafter. WARNING: This culture is extremely territorial!