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I need some friends - how to meet new people?

Old 04-11-09, 10:15 AM
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I need some friends - how to meet new people?

I've had a hard time meeting new people since leaving high school. It was a clique-y school. A lot of my friends doing things I didn't agree with (drugs, weed mostly) so I kind choice to stay behind.

Anyway, I'd like to meet some people
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preferably with vaginas, but some guy friends to hang out with too
but don't know the best way to start.

Any advice?

And no username jokes please
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Start smoking weed.

Have lots of good stuff on you at all times, you'll have lots of friends and chicks.

A little yeyo never hurts either.
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People are everywhere. Talk to them.
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And no username jokes please
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Get out of the house and join volunteer groups, service organizations, fraternal organizations, etc.

Kiwaniis, Friends of the Library, Jaycees, a softball league, etc. Get a job for a few hours a week at a local hangout type place like Starbucks or Panera Bread. Go to church.

Basically don't sit in your house, be outside where you can meet people.
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Anyone at work that share some of your same interests?

If you like movies, see if there is a local group that makes weekly treks to a theater. There's a local Yahoo group out here that used to have movie meets.

Check local listings (like craigslist) for some local get-togethers... such as groups that trailwalk or maybe singles mixers. Just think of what you like to do Google away.

If you do any social networking, look for groups that interest you. You might find some local people that get together.
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with the new star trek movie coming.. i bet the trek conventions are super popular
thats where all the cool people hang out!
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plentyoffish or something like that
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Old 04-11-09, 01:17 PM
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Good way to meet people:

Buy a dog and go to a dog park.

Start your own Frisbee Golf team.

Sign up for a yoga or dance class.

Hookers.
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You could start by not shooting US presidents in the head
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And no username jokes please
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You could start by not shooting US presidents in the head
You didn't ask nice enough.
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Old 04-11-09, 01:41 PM
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A flyer does all the work.

especially if you have a party mansion.
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Go to college. You will get an education and meet people.
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Sports leagues / athletics, classes (cooking/photography/welding), co-workers / volunteering, etc.
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Originally Posted by Lee Harvey Oswald View Post
I've had a hard time meeting new people since leaving high school. It was a clique-y school. A lot of my friends doing things I didn't agree with (drugs, weed mostly) so I kind choice to stay behind.

Anyway, I'd like to meet some people
Spoiler:
preferably with vaginas, but some guy friends to hang out with too
but don't know the best way to start.

Any advice?

And no username jokes please

Figure out what your hobbies are, and then start trying to find friends that share similar hobbies.

Agree on the other things about joining different volunteer groups/softball/church etc etc. Also lots of regions have online groups as well.

What City do you live in?
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Go Premium!

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What the hell is wrong with the OP? Why would you want to meet people? People suck! Make friends with your computer, it's got everything, including nude girls. NUDE GIRLS!
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Old 04-11-09, 06:48 PM
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Hookers?

Or

Do things you like. I go bar hopping. I go to baseball games. I go to happy hour. I play sports. I go to clubs. etc.
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It's as though Wergo became an assassin.
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Old 04-11-09, 07:49 PM
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Old 04-11-09, 09:25 PM
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A flyer does all the work.

especially if you have a party mansion.
Be careful with the design. I know three guys that inadvertently made a flyer with a drawing that looked like a big penis.
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