Step 2: There is no Step 2.
It’s interesting that the drinking society guys in the comments have changed their line of argument. Normally they’ll say ‘haha guess you weren’t invited’ – which I wasn’t, and for a while I used to want to be (past Tim was a questionable character). I thought I’d call that out for the bullying it was, and also because it reinforces exactly the point I was making in the article. When you start playing the ‘you’re just jealous’ game, you’re admitting that the exclusivity of drinking societies is a status thing, and nothing to do with just wanting to go out with your mates.
Now they’re trying to shut it down by saying the discussion is old, boring, etc – which is clever, and might actually work. Well done, guys.
Oh, and this one is particularly fun: