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21 Things That May Actually Help You Meet New People

Own the awkwardness.

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1. A pocket-sized blanket to share with someone new at an outdoor movie showing.

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Get it from Amazon for $24.

2. A shirt that filters out the people you want to make friends with and those that you don't.

Get it from Amazon for $12.
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Get it from Amazon for $12.

3. A little BB-8 that'll introduce you to new friends when you take it out for walks.

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Get it from Amazon for $129.

4. A mini Bluetooth speaker to catch someone's ears, then eyes, when you're out and about.

Get it from Amazon for $20.
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Get it from Amazon for $20.

5. A book that demystifies the ability to talk eloquently and intelligently.

Get it from Amazon for $10.
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Get it from Amazon for $10.

6. A really cute portable charger to share with someone who might need it at the airport (or dare I say it, the DMV).

Get it from Amazon for $16.
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Get it from Amazon for $16.

7. A polaroid-style camera to take cool pictures of potential friends at events (with their permission, of course).

Get it from Amazon for $60.
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Get it from Amazon for $60.

8. A red wine stain emergency kit to help a random person who could potentially turn into your BFF.

Get it from Amazon for $12.
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Get it from Amazon for $12.

9. A game that combines Pictionary and charades to get you comfortable socializing with everyone at the party.

Get it from Amazon for $25.
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Get it from Amazon for $25.

10. Floating lanterns to send an unorthodox message to a new pen pal.

Get it from Amazon for $21.
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Get it from Amazon for $21.

11. A bottle opener ring to help a person out when there's drinking involved.

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Get it from Amazon for $2.

12. A wine tote purse that'll make you everyone's favorite buddy at the beach or the park (where alcohol is allowed).

Get it from Amazon for $30.
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Get it from Amazon for $30.

13. An intriguing watch to get others to notice you when they ask for the time.

Get it from Amazon for $129.
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Get it from Amazon for $129.

14. A towel that loudly states the benefits of hanging out with you.

Get it from Amazon for $30.
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Get it from Amazon for $30.

15. Almighty utensils that could be of use to the co-worker you've never talked to at lunch.

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Get them from Amazon for $14.

16. A blue velvet cat cap that draws you closer to only the people you want to attract.

Get it from Amazon for $11.
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Get it from Amazon for $11.

17. A remix of the telephone game to entertain parties or strangers while waiting in a queue.

Get it from Amazon for $26.
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Get it from Amazon for $26.

18. An umbrella that invites other black sheep to your nest.

Get it from Amazon for $10.
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Get it from Amazon for $10.

19. A mini synthesizer to carry around with you and make tinkling music for an unexpected crowd.

Get it from Amazon for $850.
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Get it from Amazon for $850.

20. A coloring book that teaches you how to recreate iconic artworks in the hopes of incentivizing you to take an art class.

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Get it from Amazon for $13.50.

21. A notepad to help you organize your social goals a little bit better.

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Get it from Amazon for $7.

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