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Old 12-06-12, 07:11 PM
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Old 12-07-12, 01:15 PM
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I went through a phase where I wanted my wife and I to have friends too. We wound up hanging with this couple who wanted to do nothing but get shit faced every time we got together. When we adopted our daughter that ended.
I just had an entire post written out asking a ton of questions because I thought that read "When we adopted their daughter that ended."
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Old 12-08-12, 02:52 AM
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Ok, serious answer. When my son joined scouts I ended up meeting lots of dads (and moms) who shared a lot of my interests and of course we all had kids the same age so there was a lot of common ground already. I made a few friends with whom to do "guy" things (sports, camping, biking, etc.) although usually involving our kids as well. And of course the scouts hate gays (well, officially at least), so there's less chance of catching teh ghey. I kid, I kid.
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Old 12-08-12, 04:59 PM
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Someone mentioned MMA and I'm looking into that. I have no karate/fighting background at all but it sounds challenging and interesting. I'm going to talk to a couple of guys that run the dojo (or whatever it's called) tomorrow. How hardcore are these MMA training places?
I think it changes from place to place on how much commitment you give but I imagine it will take at absolute minimum several hours a week.

If you don't like the idea of fighting, you can also try CrossFit.
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Just thought I'd bump this and see if anyone adds any more productive advice

So far, things aren't working so well meeting dudes to hang with.

I've thought about paintball, but it appears all the places in my area you need a group and they don't take loners.
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Old 02-04-13, 08:16 AM
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Re: Is there a non gay website for dudes to meet other dudes?

Do you bowl or like bowling? Call up a local bowling alley and see if there are any mens leagues with a team looking for a person.

I can't remember if anyone suggested this before.
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Old 02-04-13, 08:51 AM
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So far, things aren't working so well meeting dudes to hang with.
Guys don't want to hang out with a prude. You can't be a tease.
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The meetup.com advice from the first page was good.
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Old 02-04-13, 03:18 PM
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Do you bowl or like bowling? Call up a local bowling alley and see if there are any mens leagues with a team looking for a person.

I can't remember if anyone suggested this before.
I suggested it.

A golf league would be good too. I play in a 9 hole golf league with my buddies and the course I play at came up with a 2 round tournament for us to play in if we wanted. It was actually a great deal--2 rounds of golf and cart for like $55. Normally just one round and cart would be about that much. Anyway, only 1 of my league friends wanted to play, so we both signed up expecting to play with each other but the course randomized the tee times for both days, so I played 2 rounds with 6 different people. So I got to meet 6 new people and spend 4 hours each day with them. 2 of them were high school kids, 3 of them were just kind of blah, but I did meet one cool dude about my age and we got along really well for the 4 hours we spent together. You guys can make gay jokes if you want...it's all good. We exchanged phone numbers and said we should get together and play again, but never did. If I REALLY wanted a new friend, I'm sure I could have pursued it more and asked figured out a day for us to get together and play again, but just didn't. He was great to play with though.

I guess my point is that it's pretty much like dating. You just need to put yourself in as many situations as possible to meet people and actually go in with a good attitude. You'll meet a lot of douches, but there's always the chance of meeting somebody cool that you could end up being friends with. Just start showing up at events that you're interested in.
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Old 02-04-13, 09:33 PM
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The meetup.com advice from the first page was good.
I have looked there. It seems like mostly women with children stuff in my area.

Edited: Thanks for the heads up Groucho.

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"MOM" is code for "man on man".
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hide in a garbage can on a busy street and when a dude goes to throw a piece of trash out pop up and say hi want to be friends. if he says no take the trash and throw it out and tell him to stop wasting your time and move along.
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I can sort of relate to this topic. I'm at a new job in a different city. It's about a 30-minute drive, not bad but too far to go home for lunch. Anyway, I'm still finding my legs at the job and obviously don't know many people in the city.

So, through my job, I had to set up a media event. I booked the venue and ended up interacting with the guy there quite a bit. We seemed to get along well enough, but I was busy with all the details. Now that the event is over, I have been considering sending him a message to ask if he would maybe like to do lunch some time, but I have all kinds of weird feelings about that. I thought about sending an email through our work email addresses, but that just doesn't seem proper to me, especially since I know my workplace monitors everything. He gave me his personal cell phone number, but that was more in the course of doing business, one of those "call me if there any problems" kind of thing, so I'm not sure how I feel calling him about something personal. The final option is send a Facebook message. While that seems like the easiest option, I also feel a certain creepiness about it, especially not knowing how it would be received.

I suppose it's worth noting that I am gay. I don't know if he is. I really don't care. I honestly don't intend this to be a date type of thing. I just think it would be nice to have someone to go to lunch with from time to time, rather than always going out and eating alone. But I think that it would come across more as me asking him out rather than seeking out a lunch buddy. I understand why he would have that reaction, even if it's not true. So, I can relate to the OP. It's hard to figure out a way to approach another guy in friendship that doesn't seem creepy, maybe desperate, sexual or all of the above.
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Old 02-06-13, 10:08 AM
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I have looked there. It seems like mostly women with children stuff in my area.

Edited: Thanks for the heads up Groucho.
how about you meet (or meat if you can) some of these single moms and then after sexy time, ask if they have any brothers or cousins you can hang out with.
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http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/co...posed_to_hang/
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It's kind of breathtaking to see what % of Reddit users apparently cannot maintain interpersonal relationships.
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What about golf?
Nothing gay there ... trying to get your balls in his hole ...
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