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 wcratz2012
Joined: 4/25/2012
Msg: 52
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Once your 55 there is a ton of groups for the oldies to get together.

Till then its a big void of nothingness.
 Life_Is_Better
Joined: 1/8/2011
Msg: 53
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Posted: 1/25/2013 8:30:53 PM
Try taking some of the free lessons offered at your local public library (e.g. ballroom dancing, bridge). Take any exercise class at a local recreation centre. Try attending church. With most venues there are usually three women to every guy present. Be friendly and courteous and try not to get run over.
 elkskins
Joined: 12/7/2012
Msg: 54
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Posted: 1/31/2013 6:13:26 AM
I have had all kind of fropositions in the grocery store.woman can be bold I love it
 DrummingNut
Joined: 4/26/2010
Msg: 55
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Posted: 1/31/2013 2:43:46 PM

I discovered--quite by accident--that men of all types seem compelled to step up and offer assistance to a woman looking under the hood of her car. [But not one of them could point out where to find the gas tank in there :0]

Gas tank.. under the hood.. wtf?

Best place for me to meet people is ANYwhere there are people. I don't worry about their ages, or male/female. If I'm enjoying an art show in the park.. I like meeting others that are enjoying it. Etc.
 Some1queen
Joined: 7/31/2011
Msg: 56
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Posted: 1/31/2013 4:16:44 PM
What about your local to church....
 wcratz2012
Joined: 4/25/2012
Msg: 57
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Posted: 1/31/2013 4:22:53 PM
Hmmm for people over 45................
DMV
Half way house
Rehab center
Unemployment line
Social Security line
The Scooter Store
Bingo Hall
The Yarn Barn
YMCA doing water aerobics....

The list goes on...................
 blueeyedbear316
Joined: 1/10/2013
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Posted: 2/3/2013 3:58:08 PM
Suicide Prevention Hotline?
 Akitahun
Joined: 1/30/2012
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Posted: 2/21/2018 12:30:55 AM
I have met quite a few new friends and men to date in the singles groups at Meetup.com. Far better than meting those with 10 year old pictures!!!!!
 MachIMustangII
Joined: 2/16/2018
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Posted: 2/21/2018 7:09:20 AM
A gas tank under the hood? Must be an old VW Beetle.

Meetups seem to be a great idea, but out in the rural areas, the selection may not be as...eclectic :) I used to prefer going out to events, for example...a cover band playing music popular in a certain era. The bad news, is it might very well be "date night" for many of the people there.
 CBGB77
Joined: 12/15/2017
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Posted: 2/21/2018 8:47:05 AM
My neighbor told me he met all the woman he is dating at the supermarket.
 Platinum_Blonde_Angel
Joined: 1/23/2018
Msg: 62
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Posted: 2/21/2018 10:39:10 AM
^

TAG ALONG W/ HIM & LET HIM BE UR WINGMAN
 CBGB77
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Posted: 2/21/2018 12:30:13 PM

"Posted By: Platinum_Blonde_Angel on 2/21/2018 1210 PM
Subject: Best places to meet people over 45
Message: ^

TAG ALONG W/ HIM & LET HIM BE UR WINGMAN


Lol,he hasn't invited me.
 browneyesboo
Joined: 1/17/2018
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Posted: 2/21/2018 12:56:57 PM
I meet people everywhere.
At the grocery store, at the bookie, at starbucks.
Sitting at stop lights, walking around the pond,
standing in line at movies.

But it's rare I actually meet someone that I want
to share more than a smile and a hello with. I think
I don't really like most people. Or I could be lazy.
 Naturalselection53
Joined: 1/13/2016
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Posted: 2/21/2018 4:07:22 PM
I have always found Lowes or the Home Desperate to be target rich environments. Canadian Tire on a Saturday morning works well too.
 NewYorker58
Joined: 6/11/2013
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Posted: 2/21/2018 11:59:45 PM
I have a particular grocery store that's a hot bed of activity with regard to men scoping out women. Really, men are everywhere if you're open to meeting them.
 Platinum_Blonde_Angel
Joined: 1/23/2018
Msg: 67
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Posted: 2/22/2018 3:17:07 AM
A few years ago, I belonged to Sam's Club when I lived in NY.

Men would always talk to me about the yogurt I had in my cart.

I also had men talk to me at gas stations & in line at Walmart.

I think just get out of the house & vary your routine, be groomed & look approachable.

PS- go out by yourself, leave your cawk-blocking friends at home.
 Devilsfan58
Joined: 3/19/2009
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Posted: 2/23/2018 2:49:39 AM
Yes in a foreign country or continent depending on who is grading the paper. We're still friends 35 years later. But we were both young like 20 and 22 most bookstores have gone out of business today because they can't keep up with Amazon.
 Cynderella
Joined: 3/8/2007
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Posted: 2/23/2018 3:20:48 AM
I live in town that is bursting at the seams durning the summer months.
I enjoy a book down by the beach.
Or eating ice cream at the little joint across from the lake....seems to attract a few interesting peeps.
 purplerider1200
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Posted: 2/25/2018 7:46:42 PM

go out by yourself, leave your cawk-blocking friends at home.


You ought to copywrite that wisdom. Someday, more than one woman will believe that it works.
 norwegianguy456
Joined: 6/11/2015
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Posted: 2/25/2018 11:24:34 PM

My neighbor told me he met all the woman he is dating at the supermarket.

"Pssst! You like bigger cucumbers than that? I have one Handy."

I meet people everywhere.
At the grocery store

I think one can have a little exchange of words, to meet someone. It going further than that, unless stuck in a line together forever, I can't see being a feasible option.

at the bookie

Fellow gamblers, yeah, if the bookie has a shop on Main Street. ;)

at starbucks

I have wondered about the feasibility of this, even though I never gave it Too much thought. IMO, aside from a socially-open coffee shop that one may find with young people near a college campus, it's not a place to meet new girls. If a local Starbucks has an active crowd, and one uses it as their stand-by for a couple hours a day doing work/reading/etc -- I can see how something can crop up. But I don't see them as having much bang for the buck, in time spent.

Sitting at stop lights

LOL. The 'ol have your # written down on a piece of paper handy routine... so you throw it up on your window and wink at them. :)

walking around the pond

A stalker's preference to meet a lady.

standing in line at movies

"So, are you sitting alone?"

But it's rare I actually meet someone that I want to share more than a smile and a hello with.

Okay, okay. This all makes sense now. :)
 ohenryx
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Posted: 2/26/2018 11:48:46 AM
Over 45, “best places to meet people over 45”


MachIMustangII
A gas tank under the hood? Must be an old VW Beetle.

That’s what I was thinking. At least that’s the only example I know of. You’re probably too young to remember when they used to play “hide the gas tank inlet”. Some were very very strange. I worked in a full service gas station the summer of 1965, back when there were no “self service stations”. I remember the 55 (or was it 56?) Chevy hid it behind the tail light assembly.

Blonde_Angel
I also had men talk to me at gas stations & in line at Walmart.

Possibly the sexiest woman that I ever saw, in real life, up close, was pumping gas into her car at a convenience store. This must have been 15 years ago. I think I fell in Love, at least a little. Or maybe it was Lust. Whatever, one of those 4 letter words that starts with a capital L.


browneyesboo
I meet people everywhere.
At the grocery store, at the bookie

Boo, you do keep surprising us. At the bookie? What else don’t we know? Hmmm…

norwegianguy456

at starbucks

I have wondered about the feasibility of this, even though I never gave it Too much thought. IMO, aside from a socially-open coffee shop that one may find with young people near a college campus, it's not a place to meet new girls. If a local Starbucks has an active crowd, and one uses it as their stand-by for a couple hours a day doing work/reading/etc -- I can see how something can crop up. But I don't see them as having much bang for the buck, in time spent.

Which reminds me of a story – yeah, yeah, I know everything reminds me of a story.
Back 3 or 4 years ago, I had an initial meeting for a coffee after work. The lady suggested a particularly trendy spot, in a particularly trendy part of town, but it was not far from where I work, so I agreed. I arrived 15 minutes early, the lady texted me, said she was running late, apologized, and asked me to wait, which I did, no problem. So I sat there for 45 minutes waiting, then did a typical 30 minute coffee date. All in all, I was sitting there for about 75 minutes. Now this particular trendy coffee shop was full of younger people, college age up to maybe early 30’s.

I couldn’t help noticing a very attractive young woman who, over the course of that 75 minutes, had 3 separate “coffee meets”. Very, very obviously initial meetings from some online dating site. Guy number 2 arrived before guy number 1 was finished, and politely waited. Guy number 2 finished and left before guy number 3 arrived, so there was only one “overlap”. The whole thing seemed pretty weird to me.

I will admit to having had more than one initial meeting on the same day, but not at the same spot back to back. One in the morning, then one in the afternoon, minimum 4 hours between and most definitely not the same location.

On the other hand, she was very attractive, and we all know that beautiful women do get special treatment, so …
 MachIMustangII
Joined: 2/16/2018
Msg: 73
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Posted: 2/26/2018 12:00:59 PM
"You’re probably too young to remember when they used to play “hide the gas tank inlet”. Some were very very strange. I worked in a full service gas station the summer of 1965, back when there were no “self service stations”. I remember the 55 (or was it 56?) Chevy hid it behind the tail light assembly."

>>>not to bore people yet again, with my car stories....but you are correct, Henry, GM loved hiding the gas cap after 1955. I think Cadillac begun the game that year, you had to pull the driver's side taillight up and out of the way. I know Chevy in 55 had the usual fender mounted door, only b/c you could buy a chromed L shaped protector so the full serve guy didn't scratch your paint with the nozzle when he gave you Sunoco 260 blue. But in 56, it was behind the taillight. and once in the 1990's, I was out with a friend who had scored a 1957 210 Chevy wagon from his grandfather. we go to the local Saturday cruise, I know more about his car than he does (except that the emblem in the speedometer lit up to signify the highbeams were on) so he has me explain the features of the car to everyone.

well, he had enough of that...we go to get gas, he walks over to the cash booth and over his shoulder he asks if I can pump the gas. So, i'm thinking, it must be in the chromed edge of the fin, which side could it be...well, must be the driver, right? so I pull on it, and am rewarded with finding the cap. Then I look up, to see he was watching me the whole time, and yes, he's even less thrilled he couldn't catch me on that :) But otherwise, GM designers seemed to enjoy tricking gas pump attendants.

the love-hate relationship was putting it behind the license plate in the 1960's. it was great b/c you could approach the pump from either side. the bad thing was, the filler neck is level with the ground, so if you try to fill the tank? it sprays right back atcha! and on a sharp turn, taken fast with it full...you better have that cap on tight, or the license plate potentially takes a stinky bath. and let's not talk about getting rear-ended, with the filler right next to the rear bumper.
 norwegianguy456
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Posted: 2/26/2018 2:17:18 PM

I couldn’t help noticing a very attractive young woman who, over the course of that 75 minutes, had 3 separate “coffee meets”. Very, very obviously initial meetings from some online dating site. Guy number 2 arrived before guy number 1 was finished, and politely waited.

Hmmm, how Obvious that they were online-dating meetups? I would be thinking the same thing too of course (and her arse), but seeing another guy in line + it being a college-age+ crowd, I'd be thinking "Oh wait, maybe she does initial interviews for a part-time job for the campus bookstore, or even this place."?

Of course, if I was in your situation and my date didn't show up, after the 3rd guy left, I would walk over to her and ask "Hey, do you mind if I take a stab at you, too?" It's either Yes or No -- 50/50 chance! ;)
 MachIMustangII
Joined: 2/16/2018
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Posted: 2/26/2018 3:28:27 PM
"hey, do you mind if I take a stab at you?"

>>>that may be the wrong verb to use :)
 NewYorker58
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Posted: 2/26/2018 6:20:48 PM
It could be less threatening to hear "can I take a stab at you" in a coffee place where mostly spoons are used, unless the guy looks like he's been incarcerated and can fashion a shiv out of it☺

I have no gas cap on my Mustang.
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