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    (Original post by yousef95)
    Haha, I'd be the guy cracking out the orange juice for pre-drinks I've met one other person in my flat who isn't big on drinking so that was reassuring I'll be studying maths, how about you?
    Lol yeah exactly. And that's good that you've found someone I'm studying accounting & finance. What accommodation do you have?
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    (Original post by MissElMo)
    Hey! Are you catered?? I haven't got a wristband yet, but I plan to and then I can decide which events I go to. Have you got a wristband?
    No, I'm afraid not. But there's someone else on this thread who's going to be catered at James . Yep I've got one and that's what I'm planning to do. I don't expect to be able to fit in all of the events they've got planned for us! How are you feeling about moving in?
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    (Original post by MissElMo)
    I'm in James in catered accommodation. Haha yes I think so!! Economics and finance, you?? Apparently the uni hosts alternative evening events so I'm looking forward to them and to joining societies.
    Derwent catered I'm doing environmental geography! Same
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    (Original post by nothepreacher)
    I am sorry that was harsh and I didn't mean it. I was just testing the stereotype that someone who does biomed is automatically a medicine reject. Hope this brightens your day. :bath:
    Only a little :erm: not even a biomedic, just a pure biologist at the moment
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    (Original post by Unfair Life)
    Lol yeah exactly. And that's good that you've found someone I'm studying accounting & finance. What accommodation do you have?
    I'm band D in University Court, how about you? We should definitely try to gather all the non-drinkers/infrequent drinkers sometime during freshers week and go out if we're all close by!
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    Went out to a club first day of freshers, it was a foam party and my first ever experience of going out to a club as sad as that sounds. Loud music couldn't hear my own flatmates talking or anything, everyone in my flat was drinking but me and suffice to say i only lasted about 30 minutes before i pretended to go to the toilet but slipped through the exit back to the flat. I didn't like it one bit. All through the night a few of my flatmates kept asking why i don't drink and such and i just said it wasn't my thing. The first two days i didn't like at all because of the peer pressure and i was really depressed those days. But it's day 4 now and it seems to be going okay, most of my flatmates go out except me and one other guy but they don't seem to care that i don't go out so that's good. I only talk to 2 of my flatmates because most of them are big football fans and i don't like football and you know what lads are like about football, it's all they ever talk about and they're always playing Fifa so i feel pretty bad that i'm not with people with similar interests as me. I've met a few random people though and seem to get on more with them than i do with my flatmates. Hopefully societies and sports fairs on Friday will be the upstart socially.
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    (Original post by yousef95)
    I'm band D in University Court, how about you? We should definitely try to gather all the non-drinkers/infrequent drinkers sometime during freshers week and go out if we're all close by!
    Band C in Cathedral Court and yeah that would be awesome I guess I'll see you around then.
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    (Original post by MissElMo)
    Hey! Are you catered?? I haven't got a wristband yet, but I plan to and then I can decide which events I go to. Have you got a wristband?
    I'm in James College and catered too - which block and house are you in? I'm going to buy a wristband and like you, decide which ones to go to and hope for alternative evening events that aren't clubbing, and the societies of course
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    (Original post by Ruffiio)
    Went out to a club first day of freshers, it was a foam party and my first ever experience of going out to a club as sad as that sounds. Loud music couldn't hear my own flatmates talking or anything, everyone in my flat was drinking but me and suffice to say i only lasted about 30 minutes before i pretended to go to the toilet but slipped through the exit back to the flat. I didn't like it one bit. All through the night a few of my flatmates kept asking why i don't drink and such and i just said it wasn't my thing. The first two days i didn't like at all because of the peer pressure and i was really depressed those days. But it's day 4 now and it seems to be going okay, most of my flatmates go out except me and one other guy but they don't seem to care that i don't go out so that's good. I only talk to 2 of my flatmates because most of them are big football fans and i don't like football and you know what lads are like about football, it's all they ever talk about and they're always playing Fifa so i feel pretty bad that i'm not with people with similar interests as me. I've met a few random people though and seem to get on more with them than i do with my flatmates. Hopefully societies and sports fairs on Friday will be the upstart socially.
    You could try talking to your flatmates about music and film, just because they like football (I don't know why people like it!) doesn't mean you won't be able to talk to them about anything at all. Maybe the peer-pressure will die down on drinking once the hype of freshers' week is over. Chin up
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    (Original post by Ruffiio)
    Went out to a club first day of freshers, it was a foam party and my first ever experience of going out to a club as sad as that sounds. Loud music couldn't hear my own flatmates talking or anything, everyone in my flat was drinking but me and suffice to say i only lasted about 30 minutes before i pretended to go to the toilet but slipped through the exit back to the flat. I didn't like it one bit. All through the night a few of my flatmates kept asking why i don't drink and such and i just said it wasn't my thing. The first two days i didn't like at all because of the peer pressure and i was really depressed those days. But it's day 4 now and it seems to be going okay, most of my flatmates go out except me and one other guy but they don't seem to care that i don't go out so that's good. I only talk to 2 of my flatmates because most of them are big football fans and i don't like football and you know what lads are like about football, it's all they ever talk about and they're always playing Fifa so i feel pretty bad that i'm not with people with similar interests as me. I've met a few random people though and seem to get on more with them than i do with my flatmates. Hopefully societies and sports fairs on Friday will be the upstart socially.
    You're not alone! I'm at UWE in Bristol, and the welcome party was my first time out clubbing too - didn't exactly hate it, but I wasn't enjoying myself at all, and isn't that the whole point? I stuck it out, explained to one of my flatmates the next day that it wasn't really my thing, and that's been the end if it.. It's kind of lonely now though, as my course hasn't properly started, and the freshers fair isn't til Friday! And I do feel a bit left out when they're all bustling about in the corridor about to leave... But hopefully there'll be some societies I can join. We're pretty much in the exact same situation!
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    (Original post by montstar)
    Hi guys! I don't really drink, have the occasional cider but never been drunk. I'm going to University of Bath on Saturday
    Hey where are you staying? I'm in John Wood Court.
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    Reading has a non-drinking society so I can always run to them whenever I don't feel like drinking.

    I must admit though, my halls have some stupid freshers themes like dressing in the 118 118 top and another night where we have to dress as cowboys, I mean like wtf
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    I dont drink and theres so many advantages to not doing (im gonna focus on them anyway): not getting so paralytic that im being sick in q gutter or carted away by police/ambulance, I can remember my night, I don't regret anything in the morning, it's a hell of a lot cheaper
    I still go out as much as anyone else and really enjoy doing so because of socialising/dancing
    The only thing I despise is having to have coke (I dont really like fizzy drinks) or look like a cheapskate getting water
    People kinda look at you weird when you first tell them you dont drink and demand why but they get over it and as long as they can get pissed they don't care, and are soon grateful when you're helping them to walk/look after them
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    Hey where are you staying? I'm in John Wood Court.
    Ah cool I'm in Westwood (Quarry). What subject are you studying?
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    (Original post by _anyawalsh)
    I dont drink and theres so many advantages to not doing (im gonna focus on them anyway): not getting so paralytic that im being sick in q gutter or carted away by police/ambulance, I can remember my night, I don't regret anything in the morning, it's a hell of a lot cheaper
    I still go out as much as anyone else and really enjoy doing so because of socialising/dancing
    The only thing I despise is having to have coke (I dont really like fizzy drinks) or look like a cheapskate getting water
    People kinda look at you weird when you first tell them you dont drink and demand why but they get over it and as long as they can get pissed they don't care, and are soon grateful when you're helping them to walk/look after them
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    Why not J2Os? They're pretty good and are non-fizzy. Also some places do non-alcoholic cocktails.
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    OMG meee! I literally just came across this page today and have been thinking for ages is there anyone here who doesn't drink!? Everyone seems to just be going crazy every night... :L I'm on the ground floor and every night all I can here is rowdy drunkards outside, I'm struggling to sleep much...
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    (Original post by Ruffiio)
    Went out to a club first day of freshers, it was a foam party and my first ever experience of going out to a club as sad as that sounds. Loud music couldn't hear my own flatmates talking or anything, everyone in my flat was drinking but me and suffice to say i only lasted about 30 minutes before i pretended to go to the toilet but slipped through the exit back to the flat. I didn't like it one bit. All through the night a few of my flatmates kept asking why i don't drink and such and i just said it wasn't my thing. The first two days i didn't like at all because of the peer pressure and i was really depressed those days. But it's day 4 now and it seems to be going okay, most of my flatmates go out except me and one other guy but they don't seem to care that i don't go out so that's good. I only talk to 2 of my flatmates because most of them are big football fans and i don't like football and you know what lads are like about football, it's all they ever talk about and they're always playing Fifa so i feel pretty bad that i'm not with people with similar interests as me. I've met a few random people though and seem to get on more with them than i do with my flatmates. Hopefully societies and sports fairs on Friday will be the upstart socially.
    Ugh clubs are just awful.
 
 
 
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