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A game to get you through the winter evenings

During the summer, the evenings merge with the days and it’s a time that is packed with parties, barbecues, and drinks in the garden. You might go out for the day with the kids and some friends and find that you don’t get home until way after their bedtime because the weather’s been so great.

But when the nights start drawing in, and darkness falls at the end of the afternoon, those hours in the evening time can feel like they tick past really slowly. It’s something about being confined to the inside that makes time move more slowly. And once the kids are in bed, and you’ve finished tidying up and having dinner, you’re sometimes left wondering how to fill the time before you go to bed yourself.

For those times when you don’t feel like just collapsing on the sofa to watch TV, trying out some different kinds of online gaming can give you a different kind of entertainment. One of the most popular online games at the moment is bingo, and there are so many different sites to choose from such as Bingo Hall, Winner Bingo and Instant Bingo; each of which offers new players a great welcome bonus to sign up and start playing. And once you’ve put a first deposit into your account, you get access to a range of free games too.

But playing bingo isn’t just about the possibility of winning money; it’s about socialising too. At Winner Bingo there’s a choice of bingo rooms to play in, each of which has a chat room attached to it. All the other bingo sites offer similar facilities; so while you play you can get talking to other players and enjoy making new acquaintances. You’re unlikely to ever end up meeting your online bingo friends for real, but it’s a way to find some new company without having to go out and make a special effort to do so.

The reason that online bingo is so sociable is that you don’t need to pay close attention as the numbers are called as you would in a bingo hall. The software does that for you. All you need to do is decide where to play and how many tickets to buy, and then you can either follow the game or just focus on chatting with other players. Watching the progress of your ticket in the same game as the person you’re chatting to adds to the sense of camaraderie – you might not win, but one of your roomies might, in which case you can give them a virtual pat on the back and enjoy their excitement.

Of course, there are lots of other ways you can pass the long winter evenings. If you’re a crafter, you can get creative with no distractions from the kids, or if you are studying, it’s a great time to catch up on reading. But you’re not always in the mood to be productive and spend time ‘usefully’, especially if you’ve had a long day with the kids. When you just want a bit of straightforward entertainment and amusement, going online to play bingo is a really great option to keep in mind.

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About Sharon

Sharon is a mom, blogger and wannabe author. Who soon plans to go back to college to finish her degree in the event her aspiring ninja slayer/Youtube star/writing careers do not work out. This is my place to talk about my life family and anything else I think of.


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