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Do You Have FOMO?
Take our quiz and find out.

IT’S THE WEEKEND and you’re staying in. Do you have FOMO?

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FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) is defined as:

anxiety that an exciting or interesting event may currently be happening elsewhere, often aroused by posts seen on a social media website.

1. So, what's the plan for the night?
Hit the sofa, watch some telly
Few glasses of wine and Netflix

Sitting in with the OH, having dinner
Bed and a browse online
2. Did you get an invitation to go out?
No :(
3. On a scale of buzzing to wrecked, how tired are you?

I'm in between
4. Why aren't you going out, anyway?
Too tired

No one will go out with me
I genuinely don't want to, get off my back

Kids or other stupid responsibilities
I'm sick
5. What are you drinking tonight?
6. Pick a social network

7. How many photos do you typically take on a night out?
One or two

As much as humanly possible
8. When is a suitable time to go home on a night out?
When you get sleepy.
When the bar closes.

When you're to hammered to stand.
When everyone else leaves.
9. What do you imagine you're missing out on tonight?
The best night of all time, that will be talked about for weeks
A pretty standard few drinks

Meeting my true love
A fair bit of craic.

A hangover tomorrow and loss of money.
Answer all the questions to see your result!
You scored out of !
You have FOMO
God love you, tonight is gonna be tough. Put away the phone and watch some Netflix, imagining that everyone is the same.
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You scored out of !
You'll be grand
You don't even care that everyone is out having fun without you. Pajamas > adult clothes.
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