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20 Things You Won’t Understand Until Your First Freshers’ Week In London

Your first introduction to London nights out teaches you a lot.

1. You expect to be able to find clubs everywhere.

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2. But instead just end up not having a clue where you are or where to go. 

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3. And there’s always that one person who gets lost on the tube.

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4. But then they randomly appear again at the end of the night.

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5. You have to buy 10 drinks because the card limit is ridiculous.

So you end up drinking ridiculously quickly.

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6. Which naturally leads to you getting drunk waaay too fast. 

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7. You are drunkenly surprised whenever you see a famous landmark.

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8. And every flat party in London is too full.

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9. You always end up following that one person who knows how to navigate the underground.

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10. You have to get used to queuing like you’ve never queued before.

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11. And queuing for things you didn’t realise you needed to queue for.

Like getting *out* of the club. Since when was that a thing?

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12. You sometimes forget about London prices and put yourself in financial ruin. 

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13. It’s easy to accidentally end up somewhere full of hipsters.

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14. Or turn up to a club that’s full of people from a different London uni.

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15. Every night you meet brief acquaintances who you never see again. 

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16. London bouncers frisk you to an excessive degree. 

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17. Or you (wrongly) assume because it’s London everyone will be dressed smartly.

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18. You try to be friendly to other Londoners.

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19. But realise not all of them are as welcoming as you hoped.

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20. But in spite of everything you’re just happy to be in London and enjoying freshers. 

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