The Sweet 16 - Full Report

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  1. Autobot_Wall-E

    Autobot_Wall-E The Musical

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    Alright so, about a month ago, I posted this: http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/general-discussion/288372-help-socially-inept-teenager.html for help about what to do with this situation since I am very unpopular (normally). Some wanted some live feed from the party which wasn't going to happen, but here it is just an hour after it ended:

    The beginning was alright. It went by with a blur. I walked in, didn't recognize anyone and awkwardly stood there looking dumb. I got the table card telling me where to go, and walked to hang up my coat. A girl from my youth group yelled out at me so I went over and hung out with the 3 or so people I knew.

    We went in, the rest of the group showed up, we talked, and I was being awkward. They were all teasing me about being such a loser and one kid was showing me dance moves to do.

    Anyway, the party went by and here is what basically happened:

    Good stuff
    - I danced. Boy did I dance. My feet are throbbing and I still am swaying a bit.

    - I almost kissed a girl. I got THIS close (can't really show) because I was dared to drink Sprite with a crushed up taco inside and mustard and some girl was going to kiss me if I did (she was probably joking). I did get a couple hugs though (close enough for me)

    - I was social. I talked to new people, and got to know the people I knew more. I also heard a bunch of deep dark secrets that actually took me down a bit (I'll go into that in the 'bad' section).

    - I had a great time and at the end people actually took the time to say goodbye to me. I didn't do anything incredibly stupid or weird (I almost got my sleeve in the candle as it was being lit but nothing happened) and I felt satisfaction.


    The bad:

    - I still felt invisible and was ignored a lot.

    - I didn't get to light a candle (the whole youth group did but that was a group thing)

    - I have sort of a bad taste in my mouth from stuffing down cake

    - I acidentally smacked heads into a girl I was "hugging"

    - I almost broke my leg trying to be cool and "break dance" I put that in quotes because it was nothing close

    - My dancing was criticized (some said I wasn't dancing at all) because I have little sense of rhythm and found myself doing the same thing over and over

    - Found my mind drifting and realizing I was standing there doing nothing (I looked like a fool). I thoguht about such things as the insulation in the walls, biology class, writing this on TFW afterwards, and other randomness I don't remember now.


    Overall, I had a great time, and I think everyone else did too. I did get a mini conversation in with the birthday girl and nothing was a set up (people said this may be a trap where I would be embarrased for life). There was NO alcohol, NO drugs, NO underage sex, and NO law breaking. I told you that, and even if there were those things, I would not have done them (I've got values :) ) but it was still awesome.

    Thank you guys who took my questions seriously and helped me (I took the gift card idea but put it in a little card purse that she can use for money or cards or stuff), my clothes fit what everyone else was wearing, and I didn't fail entirely at being social. Thanks so much and now I'm gonna go sleep because I'm worn out.
     
  2. Hiraga

    Hiraga BILL BILL BILL BILL BILL

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    Good job on the pros. Just be outgoing and you'll be suprised on what you can get, and how much people will appreciate you for it. I wouldn't have the girlfriend I have now if I stayed as shy as I was in middle school.
     
  3. Darkravager

    Darkravager Zombie Hunter

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    I'm glad to hear that things went well for you. Don't get the stuff you listed in the "bads" get you down. As I said in your other thread, just take it one step at a time. One good time can lead to others. Also, kudos on your stance of leaving if things start taking a turn you don't like. I really respect that.
     
  4. KnightSaberAmi

    KnightSaberAmi Nyan Nyan

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    Glad to hear things went well at the party! Best thing is: you had fun.
     
  5. smkspy

    smkspy is one nice fucking kitty

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    Cool beans, glad you had fun.

    And we were only joking about the boozes, drugs and sex. We believed you the first time that those things wouldn't be there.:wink: 
     
  6. firehawc_69

    firehawc_69 cloppers = ignore list

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    Congrats on the slightly awkward social event. You're a normal kid.
     
  7. JetRaid

    JetRaid Jhet Rheyd

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    Good job, dude.
     
  8. Team Jetfire

    Team Jetfire Pop-POP!

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    Glad to hear that it went well!
     
  9. Deathbringer

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    Row Row Fight the Powah.

    Great to hear you had fun kiddo! I remember the first time I was asked to dance by a guy. I kept stepping on his left foot.
     
  10. Belgrath

    Belgrath Boom! Nutshot!

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    Way to go, pal. :) 
     
  11. Nachtsider

    Nachtsider Banned

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    It's a start, I guess. Hope you bear in mind what you've learned.
     
  12. Lock Cade

    Lock Cade Tarn Fangirl TFW2005 Supporter

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    Glad to hear that you had fun.
     
  13. MegaMoonMan

    MegaMoonMan www.megamoonman.com TFW2005 Supporter

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    :(  That's a party?

    Of course, there probably was some of that going on - you just weren't invited.
     
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  14. jonatron26

    jonatron26 Well-Known Member

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    good job! you've made us proud.
     
  15. Riltht

    Riltht Full-Time Doomsayer

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    Good to see you had a good time. Like has been said, don't let the bad things get you down.
     
  16. Matty

    Matty @StayingInTheBox Moderator News Staff

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    Party hard man, party hard.
     
  17. Optimus Sledge

    Optimus Sledge Yar har fiddle di dee

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    You didn't get to light a candle? What kind of useless party was this? Last party I went to, we eschewed the booze and shagging entirely in favour or lighting candles.
     
  18. Lance Halberd

    Lance Halberd oh hai

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    Isn't "lighting the candle" the euphemism kids these days use for fellatio?

    If so, I can understand why not lighting one is listed in the bad section.
     
  19. joebot.

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  20. Aernaroth

    Aernaroth <b><font color=blue>I voted for Super_Megatron and Veteran

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    I thought "lighting the candle" was a euphemism for shooting up heroin.

    Still, you got out, OP, had some fun, got some social experience. Sounds like a good thing for me.
     

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