Skip to comments.I Have 300 Facebook Friends and Nobody to Hang Out With
Posted on 09/02/2015 1:57:29 AM PDT by nickcarraway
Standing in front of Francois Payard Bakery at Columbus Circle, Walter Piper shifts his weight nervously from one foot to the other.
The 28-year-old is waiting for Jay, a bioengineering student whom he met online just days prior. To take the pressure off of their first meet-up, they planned to run the 10K loop in Central Park together before work.
But this isnt the beginning of a romance the two men met through an online friending site, gofindfriends.com. Piper, despite having more than 300 friends on Facebook, found himself in a predicament shared by many millennials: He had no real friends to hang out with.
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“Piper, despite having more than 300 friends on Facebook, found himself in a predicament shared by many millennials: He had no real friends to hang out with.”
And both Piper and the author are clueless to the obvious reason why.
I’d also point to the failure of liberalism controlling the education system. Deductive reasoning used to be taught instead of Gaia worship.
I would not “hang out” with Piper. He looks like a poofter.
“They used to show music videos.”
“You mean like streaming media?”
“If that helps you. Around the time you were born they started hosting older artists’ Unplugged shows.”
“Unplugged? You mean, like, wireless?”
My daughter is 26. All of her actual friends are in their late 30s. She can’t relate to the idiocy so prevalent in her immediate age group.
As for Piper, his running buddy eventually moved away from NYC, but hes still hopeful.
Moved away, that's what Piper thinks. Perhaps "ran like hell" is a better description.
He says: Its comforting to know that if theres ever a week where I feel like I dont have enough social connection, I have GoFindFriends in my back pocket.
That's where they're hanging out all right!
Facebook has long since eclipsed America Online, the once prominent existence for folks ‘to git togethuh’.
I can tell you ... all those out there on the galactic bit bucket who enjoin themselves to you, are not ‘friends’, and should not be counted for one minute, for other then a means of self-validation.
When you hit that power button on your machine, they go away, and you are still there in your seat, before a now darkened screen, just as you were when you awakened that morning, alone.
Nick, from an old fart, go to a church, any church. You just might find ‘that’ one, and if not, you just might find some, (omg), friends in the flesh, with some substance.
28 and only 300 Facebook friends?
Dang what a girlie man.
Whining about having no friends.
It is no wonder women are sleeping around with women these days.
Sheeeeesh. This guy needs to Siriusly nut up.
Is this a selfie nick? You hang out at FR but ain’t got no friends.
Seriesly. A 28 year old liberal looking guy like that should meet FB minimum standards - 1000 FB friends . .
“A 28 year old liberal looking guy like that “
“That” being flamingly gay...
Men are so unseemly when they whine like little girls about their social life - dude, grow a pair
I'm told that I once had an imaginary friend named Milo. But that was when I was four and not in my 20's. And that was only one and not 300.
Walter has virtual friends filling his virtual life and absolutely no concept of reality. Probably has an inflatable virtual girl friend as well.
In my area bars have pool and dart leagues; great way to both hang out with your existing friends and meet new people (as well as scout out new bars when your team plays “away”). Naturally, some people are alcoholics with dramatic personality changes as the night goes on (and the BAC goes up), but you can also meet great people who aren’t dependent on alcohol.
“I’m told that I once had an imaginary friend named Milo.”...
Everybody needs a friend.
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