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    What shall I do tonight? (Urgent suggestions needed)

    Right, to cut a long story short, my wife is having all her female friends round to our house for a girly party and so I've been asked to make myself scarce. So I arranged to go round to my best mate's flat for one of our usual evenings of beer, smokes, and chat. Unfortunately he's just blown me out.

    I can't go round my mum's, because....we live with my mum. My brother's just got back from a week in Africa with work and will most likely be wanting to spend time with his pregnant wife. And sadly I don't really have any other close friends IRL.

    I don't particularly fancy the cinema on my own on a Saturday night. Nor do I fancy drinking in a pub on my own. I'm not a member of a gym, and anyway I worked out yesterday and am recovering today. Museums/libraries etc. will mostly be closed on a Saturday Night.

    So I'm stumped, basically. I've only come up with three not particularly attractive ideas, or some combination of the two. Firstly, grab my camera and tripod and go and take some night shots somewhere interesting like Central London or Docklands, maybe try a bit of HDR processing on them when I'm allowed back in the house. But it's cold, a bit rainy looking still, and it'll be dark, so no colour in the sky. And I'm possibly going to be a target for muggers or drunks carrying a tripod and camera bag about. I can handle myself, but I'd rather not have to.

    I could jump in my little hot hatch and burn some petrol for the hell of it. But while this would be a great plan on a sunny summer weekday, a cold wet Saturday night in Feb isn't going to result in much classic b-road action as far as I can see.

    I could resume my old hobby of bin raiding, but again, not a nice night for it, and I'm trying to get rid of my old crap, not accumulate more.

    So as you can see I'm staring down the barrel of a pretty poor evening, and I urgently need suggestions. I have a small quick car, and a large slow one at my disposal. I get free travel on buses, tubes, trams and DLR in London. I'm not short of money now I live rent free, so I'm happy enough to spend out a bit for a decent evening's entertainment.

    Suggestions gratefully received. Or if any London based hexites fancy an impromptu hexus.social then I'll shout the first couple of rounds....

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    Re: What shall I do tonight? (Urgent suggestions needed)

    Road trip to Milton Keynes
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    Re: What shall I do tonight? (Urgent suggestions needed)

    What might Milton Keynes have to offer the weary traveller, apart from roundabout surfing?

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    Re: What shall I do tonight? (Urgent suggestions needed)

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    What might Milton Keynes have to offer the weary traveller, apart from roundabout surfing?
    More roundabout surfing?

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    Re: What shall I do tonight? (Urgent suggestions needed)

    Book a hotel room and an escort?

    Probably just been watching too much Billie Piper nonsense...
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    Re: What shall I do tonight? (Urgent suggestions needed)

    Quote Originally Posted by G4Z View Post
    Book a hotel room and an escort?

    Probably just been watching too much Billie Piper nonsense...
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    Re: What shall I do tonight? (Urgent suggestions needed)

    Ghost tour/dungeons/pretend to be a tourist

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    Re: What shall I do tonight? (Urgent suggestions needed)

    grab your camera and head to Soho? If you can post the results here later it would be appreciated. Can you not setup your computer in the bedroom and while away the hours with a game?

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    Re: What shall I do tonight? (Urgent suggestions needed)

    I've just been blown out for tonight too!

    London Photography in the rain.... the last part just makes me think it wouldn't be fun!
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    Re: What shall I do tonight? (Urgent suggestions needed)

    Maybe TheAnimus and Rave could mee tup for beers?
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    Re: What shall I do tonight? (Urgent suggestions needed)

    Trying to drink less

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    Re: What shall I do tonight? (Urgent suggestions needed)

    Cheers all. Seems that some roundabout surfing will be the order of the evening.

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    Re: What shall I do tonight? (Urgent suggestions needed)

    I know what I'd do .... retire to my room with a significant supply of pizza, coke (not the class-A variety but the stuff supermarkets sell in bottles) or an alcoholic variant if you're so inclined, a laptop with a wifi link and a good supply of books. I would then only emerge from my room for necessary "comfort breaks" required to make room for more pizza and coke, and I would spend the evening catching up on reading, with of course, the odd visit here via the laptop just to see what's going on .... or not going on, as the case may be.


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    I am well late but Milton Keynes is good if you want to give indoor skydiving a go
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    Re: What shall I do tonight? (Urgent suggestions needed)

    Well I hope you went for the obvious in the end.....strip joint.

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