Sunday, May 18, 2008

Wisdom for the Weekend #2

Throw a great party.

"There's nothing more better for mine own mental health that the throwing of a great party."
-Sigmund Freud

Freud loved nothing more than a get together with his friends. Unfortunately, a lot of people see hosting a party as a huge chore, with all the cleaning, and making invites, and having to be friendly. And if you want to have a dinner party, that takes some serious preparation that the average human is not capable, or willing, to to do. Well, what if I told you there was a way to have a great dinner party without: cleaning your house, cooking a meal, cleaning your house afterward, or dealing with that awkward thing that happens when your friends cant take the hint that it's time to go home. Would you believe me?

Allow me to introduce you to the No Host, Fancy Dress, Ikea, Dinner Party.
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All you have to do is tell your friends to dress up, meet you at Ikea for dinner, sneak in some games, and the party will take care of its self!

Your friends will find the idea so intriguing that they won't even mind paying for their own dinner!
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After dinner, find a cozy room or two and let the games begin!
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So get out there and throw a memorable party for your friends.

For further illustration on just how amazing a No Host Fancy Dress IKEA Dinner Party can be, please consult party attendee and "national treasure" Rob Cockerham

8 comments:

Rob said...

Your pictures look a lot better than mine. Also, I don't remember the strippers being there.

s.k.namanny said...

Oh what a night!

Tyler Jorgenson said...

Looks like you guys had a ton of fun. What a great idea!

Thomas said...

Kinda makes me wish I lived in California so I could attend all of these Cockeyed.com events!

Steph said...

OMG. This is like Chuck E. Cheese. Only for quasi-Euro-shopping adults. I love it!

Kerry said...

Rob only says these photos look better because he is IN them LOL What fun; next time maybe crash a wine-tasting, bring your own glasses and act like it's your party... the possibilities are endless when you're well-dressed.

nlpnt said...

Great idea! The only problem is the contrast between the ironic post-modernism of what you're doing, and the Lake Wobegon-church-supper-ness of what you're eating.

Maybe someone could open an Asian fusion, Tex-Mex or Neo-Tuscan themed furniture store?

Adellamorio said...

I'd settle for the Kmart in town reopening their cafeteria. I had Easter breakfast there one day with my folks. It was magical, and was a sublime coffin nail in my parents marriage.