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Don't let your friends steal the entire NYE spotlight from you.



by Diggory


Biker themed party
Unless you have been living under a rock in the last little while, you must have noticed that theme parties are the big thing now. For real, they are big; every good house party I've been to lately had a theme. I must admit that clubs haven't really jumped on the band wagon yet. Except maybe for the uber popular Gogo, which often has its staff dressed in some theme. It sure seems to be working pretty well for them, the place is always so freakin jam-packed.

Themes are always fun, especially when I am not following them, but others are. There is nothing more entertaining than judging the degree of theme-success and imagination of your fellow party goers. Playing along is amusing too; putting on a costume, taking on a role, or even just adding some little extras to your traditional mack/puke Italian shirt or tank-top (where the hell did these go by the way?) can spice up the night big time. So it seems that now, everyone from your next door neighbour to that nerd in your poli-sci class are throwing theme parties left and right.

The problem, as with every other trend, is that it gets repetitive and overdone after a while. Finding a new and original theme is hard, especially if you want your theme to be actually doable. Really, the hippie thing might be easy to pull off, but how does one get the whole Shrek thing right (a part from painting your whole body green)?

On the other hand, themes can be a pain. What happened to the good'ol Friday night face smashing? Really, sometimes you just feel like chilling with your friends, maybe dancing and definitely drowning the week's sorrow in alcohol. People have been doing this for centuries (since some evil genius invented the 9 to 5) , so why shouldn't this simple way of parting be any good anymore?

Because of all this, I predict theme parties to be dead sometimes mid-next month. So throw them as much as you can, cause soon it is over. Montreal's party scene is a ruthless and fast morphing beast; if you ain't riding it, might as well quit it kid.





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The Camel Goes South To North
Letter From China
Why The World Is A Better Place With German Women
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Germans
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A Dark Hall Illuminated by Voice
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Montreal Promoters - Malik Shaheed
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