Help a 20 year old...

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    Jun 06, 2011 3:00 AM GMT
    Hey Everyone,

    I am 20 (turning 21 in july) and i was wondering if anyone had any tips on how to meet people?

    I just moved into NYC for the summer and i know there are plenty of gay people around especially in chelsea, etc., however I was wondering if anyone had any tips about how to go about meeting people?

    I have gone to some gay bars and clubs but I just feel like the people in those scenes aren't for me. Mostly because I don't feel like I fit in very well.

    How would you go about meeting someone? I never really hit on guys before so this is pretty new to me...
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    Jun 06, 2011 3:15 AM GMT
    I'm from the corn fields of Ohio, but spent a couple years in San Diego. I am pretty quiet and introverted, so this has always been a challenge for me. What I did was just spent a lot of time hanging around Hillcrest, home to San Diego's LGBT community. I just started hanging out in the local places such as the coffee shops, bookstores and whatnot. I met a lot of people this way, and it was great to do so away from the pressures of the clubs/bars. I didn't even hit on a lot of guys myself. I was just there often enough that faces became familiar, and I became a "regular" pretty quickly.