Relatively new to DC. Struggling to make friends. Anyone have any good tips or suggestions? I went to my college’s alumni mixer and the people were not my type. I am M/25.

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27m happy to get dinner. I’m in dc

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Probably not happening so much right now, but sports leagues are a good option if you're physically active.

When I moved here (NoVA) in 2011, I started competitive swimming again and now probably >90% of my non-work friends are from my swim team. Also found my wife there, so that's a huge plus!

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Second this, sports leagues are super popular in DC. When things open up again check out DC Fray for options.

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I hear this a lot from DC folks. Problem is, every social get together feels like a networking session and most are transplants here exclusively for work. Plus there's a critical mass of a certain sort of incredibly machiavellian type that moves here with designs on taking over the world at all costs. Sadly it doesn't really get better. I've got a couple close friends who I mostly hang out with. White collar DC isn't my scene but grateful for a decent job market.

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What’s your type?

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Tennis, biking clubs, sailing, basically any sport; other mixers: your univeristy can't be only one having social events. Find organizations such as trade group, industry groups, neighborhood groups you want to affiliate with in this area; they also should have events.

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Thanks everyone for the responses! Looks like DC would benefit from a Fishbowl meetup judging by the responses. If there’s anyone who is extroverted, y’all should set this up when we move into Phase 3.

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Typical pwc- winning the work and failing to deliver lol

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Where in DC do you live? Down to do a socially distant coffee or something, I’m 25/F

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Georgetown on m street, legend has it they are better than gtown cupcakes and original cupcake place of gtown

Download the nextdoor app and join your neighborhood. See if there are any local events you could join.

There’s also groups on the meetup app. not sure what stuff is on there anymore but worth a shot!

I know it’s harder now during quarantine but hang in there! More and more events/activities are adapting to virtual style as well

DM me. 29M and living in Shaw.

I had the same problem when I moved from a small town in southern VA to NOVA. My wife and I just moved to DC from NYC.

Happy to hangout and kick it!! I’m 27M. We live between Shaw and NoMA.

Thank you!! I thought Columbia Heights was more of my price range but I should definitely check out multiple neighborhoods as I would like a 2 bedroom with a balcony/outdoor space

26m feel free to dm!

I’m 30F living in Eastern Market area. DM me know if you want to meet up for a (socially distant) beer.

27M feel free to DM me too. Live at SW Waterfront :)

31M happy to grab a beer anytime. Live in NW DC

Agree with social sports leagues. Meetup and Facebook groups are good too.

27F and happy to hang - I’m in Shaw!

Hey there! I’m also in Shaw and open to new friend hangs!

I’m so curious...,, why were people not your type? Pls elaborate

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