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    (Original post by Clip)
    If anyone ever accuses you of being a dirty old man, or a sick pervert for drunkenly crawling around union bars, Halls or astroturf pitches with girls half your age (much more likely to be accused of this on TSR than in real life), - don't get defensive, don't apologise, just own it and buy everyone a round.

    Not that I would know, of course. Pure hypothesis.
    I have to admit that this is a major worry of mine. I have no intention of trying to get into the knickers of 18 year old girls and if anybody calls me a dirty old man they should be prepared to be smacked.
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    (Original post by Adie_Bradford)
    I have to admit that this is a major worry of mine. I have no intention of trying to get into the knickers of 18 year old girls and if anybody calls me a dirty old man they should be prepared to be smacked.
    You're in the wrong place, then(TSR).

    Ageism is quite popular here.
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    (Original post by Clip)
    You're in the wrong place, then(TSR).

    Ageism is quite popular here.
    Thanks for the heads up lol
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    (Original post by Clip)
    You're in the wrong place, then(TSR).

    Ageism is quite popular here.

    Perfect place to get some practice at wiping the floor with the more socially inept (i.e. those likely to say stupid age'ist ****).
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    (Original post by HintOfAsparagus)
    I was happy and looking forward to going to Uni but recently something was said to me and I don't feel too eager now.

    Basically, I will be 25 when I start Uni. I don't have any friends my own age meaning I've never had a social life. I have applied to stay in the Uni accommodation. There is me happy thinking that my life will turn around for the better and then somebody mentioned how a lot there will be younger and I'm not going to find myself socialising too much because of my age.

    I know they are probably wrong, but I've now found myself worrying that I'm going to spend more time in my life alone. I've suffered from self confidence and self esteem over the years which is why I'm in that position.

    Is there many mature students staying at Universities? Is is still possible to have a social life (going out with friends) when your my age?
    What?! Take no notice of them at all. Seriously. If you are staying at the uni accommodation, then the university will do their best to put all mature students in one area so you will get to socialise with people your age. However, all uni students are outgoing, regardless of age. Don't let this get you down! You are going to be fine
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    Lol, there are 35 year old mature students in my local uni and they're all having sex with 18 year olds after night outs, etc, I wouldn't worry.
 
 
 
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