15 Ways to Have Fun at a Party Without a Date

Who needs a date when you can have more fun as a party of one? Here's how to ace any social event as a lone ranger (17 Photos)

Melissa F. Pheterson on Nov 28, 2012 at 1:35PM

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15 Ways to Have Fun at a Party Without a Date

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Stash the Phone

You start feeling awkward by yourself and whip out the old cellie to text, read email, check the weather…shop for curtains, look at pictures of cats…

As tempting as it is to text your mom or make sure there’s no urgent work emails coming through, you shouldn't use your phone as a crutch. “If you’re texting or talking, you look like you can’t be bothered,” says Beyer. “It puts people off.”

But, but…how about that tip about uploading photos of the bride, and passing them around to show how tight you guys used to be? “No,” says Beyer. (Darn!) “Old photos put you in the past, and at a party you have to be in the moment.”

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