The W
Views: 113765008
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
28.6.09 1012
The 7 - Random - General question time: Small town activities
This thread has 5 referrals leading to it
Register and log in to post!
(654 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (12 total)
bradbice
Chorizo
Level: 28

Posts: 99/142
EXP: 123078
For next: 8262

Since: 2.1.02
From: MI

Since last post: 1222 days
Last activity: 80 days
#1 Posted on 19.4.05 1527.44
Reposted on: 19.4.12 1529.04
I'm a 25 year old in a small non-college town looking for something to do. I enjoy a bar from time to time, but there's got to be something else to do other than get drunk and going home smelling like a butt.

Anyways, I have a friend in town who's not familiar with the area and all we do is sit around wondering what to do. We've gone bowling, gone out to eat, gone to a movie. That's about it. anyone have any suggestions for generic things to do in a small town for two college-age people?
Promote this thread!
JayJayDean
Scrapple
Level: 128

Posts: 2094/4750
EXP: 23812815
For next: 568951

Since: 2.1.02
From: Seattle, WA

Since last post: 155 days
Last activity: 15 hours
AIM:  
Y!:
#2 Posted on 19.4.05 1531.47
Reposted on: 19.4.12 1533.06
1. Buy a PlayStation 2.
2. Buy "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas."

That's all this city-boy's got for you. (Other than, "go find a city", of course.)
DEAN RASMUSSEN
He is DEAN
Level: 75

Posts: 916/1399
EXP: 3814013
For next: 12908

Since: 11.12.01
From: Richmond, Va, U-S-A!

Since last post: 1905 days
Last activity: 1903 days
#3 Posted on 19.4.05 1542.53
Reposted on: 19.4.12 1545.38
Hunting and fishing.
dunkndollaz
Banger
Back to Back Survivor
Level: 99

Posts: 1541/2620
EXP: 9753841
For next: 246194

Since: 3.1.02
From: Northern NJ

Since last post: 5 days
Last activity: 22 hours
#4 Posted on 19.4.05 1624.02
Reposted on: 19.4.12 1627.09
Cowtipping !
AWArulz
Scrapple
Level: 113

Posts: 1126/3618
EXP: 15790434
For next: 28175

Since: 28.1.02
From: Louisville, KY

Since last post: 19 hours
Last activity: 19 hours
AIM:  
Y!:
#5 Posted on 19.4.05 2027.37
Reposted on: 19.4.12 2029.02
    Originally posted by bradbice
    I'm a 25 year old in a small non-college town looking for something to do. I enjoy a bar from time to time, but there's got to be something else to do other than get drunk and going home smelling like a butt.

    Anyways, I have a friend in town who's not familiar with the area and all we do is sit around wondering what to do. We've gone bowling, gone out to eat, gone to a movie. That's about it. anyone have any suggestions for generic things to do in a small town for two college-age people?


Well, I am a long way from 25, but I did grow up in a small town. Hunting/Fishing - yes. Sports-wise, find a softball team, that's fun. Churches, Bars, organizations have teams and it goes on all summer. The non-church leagues combine your love of bars with the softball. I didn't catch where you were from, but winter-time, we rode snowmobiles and in the summer, dirt-bikes (today, ATVs, I suppose). Most small towns today have poker games going, leagues and all, look for those.

and I know, it's not for everyone, but find a relatively cool church (probably the methodist or evangelical free or Community church). You'll meet a lot of people, they often have young singles groups and you do stuff together. (ok, probably a little less drinking in these groups)

My 2 cents
too-old-now
Bockwurst
Level: 49

Posts: 250/545
EXP: 858762
For next: 25127

Since: 7.1.04

Since last post: 1912 days
Last activity: 837 days
#6 Posted on 20.4.05 0237.17
Reposted on: 20.4.12 0239.05
Big Brothers/Big Sisters.

Scouting.

Join your local Library.

Community Service. Pick up trash, help an elderly person.

Home or Auto repair/restoration.

Drag racing.

Shine.

Save Animals
pieman
As young as
he feels
Level: 115

Posts: 1848/3701
EXP: 16411140
For next: 400275

Since: 11.12.01
From: China, Maine

Since last post: 5 days
Last activity: 1 hour
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#7 Posted on 20.4.05 0609.10
Reposted on: 20.4.12 0615.41
    Originally posted by DEAN RASMUSSEN
    Hunting and fishing.



...while drinking.
DrDirt
Banger
Level: 99

Posts: 1370/2730
EXP: 9723697
For next: 276338

Since: 8.10.03
From: flyover country

Since last post: 8 days
Last activity: 4 hours
#8 Posted on 20.4.05 0715.21
Reposted on: 20.4.12 0718.05
If your town has a school system, small town life revolves around activities at the school. Everything from sports to booster suppers. Sounds bad but it's where everyone meets and you get to know people and what is going on in town. You can also join a civic group - Lions, Rotary, whatever. Do they have a rec commission holding activites? If you are boring, so is small town life. No a dig but it takes more work to thrive where you are at but quite possible. AWA is correct, small town churches offer alot and aren't nearly as stuffy as you might think.
StaggerLee
Scrapple
Level: 147

Posts: 2422/6765
EXP: 39410479
For next: 27716

Since: 3.10.02
From: Right side of the tracks

Since last post: 2 days
Last activity: 16 hours
#9 Posted on 20.4.05 0917.34
Reposted on: 20.4.12 0918.48
Get a girlfriend?
Packman V2
Bratwurst
Level: 74

Posts: 340/1398
EXP: 3501357
For next: 152204

Since: 16.3.04
From: Albuquerque, NM

Since last post: 3 days
Last activity: 11 hours
AIM:  
Y!:
#10 Posted on 20.4.05 0921.29
Reposted on: 20.4.12 0929.01
I was gonna suggest cowtipping, but someone else beat me to it.

But drugs, lots and lots of drugs.
Oliver
Scrapple
Level: 130

Posts: 1229/5007
EXP: 25356169
For next: 374477

Since: 20.6.02

Since last post: 484 days
Last activity: 478 days
#11 Posted on 20.4.05 0938.11
Reposted on: 20.4.12 0939.38
I always liked churches in smaller towns, they always seemed to have friendlier congregations. Life is always at a slower paced in smaller communities.
kidflier
Weisswurst
Level: 10

Posts: 11/16
EXP: 4172
For next: 242

Since: 7.11.04

Since last post: 3746 days
Last activity: 3633 days
#12 Posted on 20.4.05 1745.56
Reposted on: 20.4.12 1751.54
Lets see here, small town activities.... HMMM

Cruising the loop, drinking, playing PS2, drinking, school activities, drinking, church cr@p, drinking, and did I mention drinking yet?

Im not 25 yet, but it seems for me when I'm home from college that we all do a lot of drinking or cruising the loop, so not much for other thoughts.
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: Car Trade-in value
Next thread: Save Surge!
Previous thread: WEDNESDAY'S DVDVR CROSSWORD- MARYLAND
(654 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
The 7 - Random - General question time: Small town activitiesRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2015 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.224 seconds.