What kind of topics are suitable for a drinks session with the colleagues

happy hour with colleagues

So, you’ve just been invited for drinks with your colleagues. Hooray! But now you’re wondering… what kind of topics are suitable for conversations?

Well, fear not. Let’s take a look at some of the most appropriate topics to discuss at your next drinks session with the team. Whether you want to chat about work or just have a bit of fun, we’ve got you covered.

Avoid discussing office politics

When it comes to drinks with colleagues, some topics are best avoided—politics, for example. Office politics can be a real minefield, and it’s not the kind of thing you want to be discussing when you’re out of the office and relaxing with your coworkers.

Other things to avoid include complaints about work or gossiping about other coworkers. These kinds of exchanges can quickly turn sour, and before you know it, you might be in the middle of an awkward dispute with your colleagues.

So what kind of topics are suitable for a drinks session? Well, how about talking about your weekends, sharing funny stories from your interactions with clients, or discussing your plans for future holidays? These kinds of topics are generally safe to discuss, and they can help you to build better relationships with your colleagues.

Talk about shared interests such as hobbies

Shared interests are a great way to bond with people, and they can help break the ice. Do you all like to watch the same sports team? Or playing golf or going for nature hikes on the weekends?

No matter what it is, talking about your hobbies and favorite activities is a great way to get to know each other better. And who knows? You might even gain fresh insights into some new activities that you have been wanting to try out!

Ask your colleagues about their lives outside of work
colleagues drinking beer together

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If you’re not sure about what to discuss, don’t be afraid to ask your colleagues about their lives outside of work. This is a fantastic way to get to know them better and to find out more about their interests.

You could also ask them about their weekends, what they did, or what they plan on doing for their upcoming vacation. This is a wonderful way to start a chatter and get to know your colleagues on a personal level.

Have fun and relax – That’s what drinks with colleagues are all about!

When it comes to drinks sessions with colleagues, let your hair down! After all, that’s what these gatherings are all about. So don’t be afraid to chat about some of the more light-hearted topics, such as your lifestyle likes and dislikes or what you’re watching on Netflix recently.

Of course, that doesn’t mean you should disregard the serious side altogether. Feel free to talk about current events or work-related topics, but just make sure you keep things respectful. And if someone does start getting a little too carried away, it’s always okay to step in and change the subject.

We know that socializing with our colleagues is a necessary part of working life, but sometimes it can be tough to know what kind of topics are safe to discuss. That’s why we have written this article, so you can enjoy your evening without worrying about offending anyone. Generally, any topic that is light and casual is perfect for a drinks session with colleagues. It’s better to avoid anything too controversial, as this could make people feel uncomfortable. Instead, try to focus on general topics that most can have a say in.


Swensen’s to offer 1-for-1 Mains/Desserts from 2.30pm-4.30pm at all outlets starting 9 January

You’d be jumping for joy once you know this.

Swensen’s has announced that they will be offering 1-for-1 Mains / Desserts at all outlets on weekdays starting 9 January 2017.

The promotion is valid at all 25 outlets island-wide from 2.30pm to 4.30pm.

Valid for dine-in only.

Find the nearest Swensen’s store here.


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Terms & Conditions

  • Valid for dine-in only.
  • Free item must be of equal or lower value.
  • Not valid on special occasions & eve of/on Public Holidays.
  • Only applies to Mains & Sundaes (excluding Single/Double Scoop Ice Cream & Yogen Fruz)


Grab: 50% OFF GrabCar Rides Promo Code (25 Jul – 4 Aug 16)

Grab 50 OFF Promo Code

Here’s the latest promo code to let you enjoy discounts on your GrabCar rides.

From 25 July – 4 August 2016, every Monday to Thursday, enjoy 50% OFF (up to $5) when you book a GrabCar between 8pm-11pm.

Just book with your credit card and use the promo code HAPPYHOUR. Go bar-hopping with your buddies. Or ask that special someone for a few drinks. But hurry, it’s limited to only 5,000 rides daily.

Grab Happy Hour

Share this promo code with your friends and let them save on their rides!

How to get 50% off your happy hour rides!

  1. Tap on the menu on the top-left hand corner of the screen and select “GrabPay”.
  2. Click on “Add Card” to enter your card details.
  3. Return to the booking screen to select your pick-up and drop-off points
  4. Remember to choose GrabCar vehicle type and set credit card as your payment method.
  5. Use promo code HAPPYHOUR
  6. Upon successful booking, you’ll automatically receive a 50% discount (up to $5) off your fare.

Campaign Terms and Conditions:

  • Campaign runs from 25 July – 4 August 2016, 8pm -11pm every Monday to Thursday
  • Eligible for all credit card users who book a GrabCar.
  • Limited to 5000 redemptions per day.
  • Once the redemption limit is met, the promo code will only be valid for first time credit card users.
  • Cancellation of a successful booking disqualifies you from using the promo code again.
  • Only eligible on latest version of the app.

Frequently Asked Questions:

1. Do I need a promo code to qualify for this promotion?

Yes. Please use the promo code HAPPYHOUR

2. Why can’t I use my promo code?
For the promo code HAPPYHOUR to work, you need update your app to the latest version, choose the GrabCar vehicle type, select payment via card and key in your pick up and drop off points.

Do note that you can only redeem this promo code during the campaign period of 25 July – 4 August 2016, 8pm -11pm every Monday to Thursday.

If you are still facing issues in validating the code, please contact our support team at 6570 3925, or email [email protected]

3. How do I know if I’m eligible for this promotion?

You are eligible if you booked your GrabCar ride with your credit card. If you are unsure of your eligibility, key in the promo code HAPPYHOUR and check if it activates for you. If it works, you can participate in this promotion.

4. I am eligible for the promotion. How do I claim my discounted ride?

Please see the (above) section on “How to get $50% off your rides!” for detailed steps.

5. Is the fare indicated when I make the booking already discounted?

No. The fare your see in the app is the full fare. The discount will be applied after the booking is confirmed, and the discounted fare will be indicated in the e-receipt.

6. How does the discount work?

You will get 50% off your fare or a discount of $5, whichever is lower.

For example:

  • If your fare is $6, you will get a discount of $3 (50% x $6) off your fare.
  • If your fare is $12, you will get a discount of $5 (50% x $12 =$6 >max discount of $5) off your fare.

7. How will I know if the code has been fully redeemed?
We will be posting updates on our social media pages on the number of redemptions left each day. Do keep a lookout there!

For general terms and condition, please click here.


5 Must-Try Bars That Sell Booze For As Low As S$6

A bunch of your friends have gathered to celebrate the happy hour! Sounds fun, doesn’t it?

But what if you found yourselves in a tight budget crunch? Where should you go for incredibly affordable drinks without sacrificing the taste?

Well, take a look at this list first!


Share a casual dinner with your friends or a lazy weekend afternoon with your partner at Wine Connection Tapas Bar & Bistro. It is the perfect place for gatherings as they serve good beats, relaxing vibes, and reasonably priced drinks. You can even get booze for as low as S$6.

Image Credits: facebook.com/wineconnectionsgp

Image Credits: facebook.com/wineconnectionsgp

Located at #01-19/20 Robertson Walk, 11 Unity Street, Singapore 237995.


5 Emerald Hill is a unique bar as it is housed in a Peranakan-styled building. Aside from their famous Chicken Wings, they serve an array of cocktails including their signature No.5 cocktail and Chili Vodka. Get your hands with their S$8 gentleman’s pour or S$10 house wine before the clock turns to 9PM!

Image Credits: facebook.com/No5EmeraldHill

Image Credits: facebook.com/No5EmeraldHill

Located at 5 Emerald Hill Road, Singapore 229289.


What is amazing about Nassim Hill Bakery Bistro & Bar is that they have the longest happy hour from 9am to 9pm! And there is no service charge. Match their food with the house wines priced at S$11 or the stiff drinks (i.e., vodka, rum, or tequila) priced for as low as S$8.

Image Credits: facebook.com/nassimhill/timeline

Image Credits: facebook.com/nassimhill/timeline

Located at 56 Tanglin Road #01-03, #01-03 Tanglin Post Office, Singapore 247964.


Rated with 82% upvotes at Hungry Go Where, The Cider Pit sees that your cider cravings are covered at an affordable price of S$10/pint. Aside from ciders, you may quench your thirst for artisanal beers as well as your hunger for European cuisine.

Image Credits: hungrygowhere.com/singapore/The_Cider_Pit

Image Credits: hungrygowhere.com/singapore/The_Cider_Pit

Located at 328 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427585.


As eccentric as their name is, Wala Wala Cafe Bar offers different experiences to its consumers every night. But I guarantee, you will enjoy the upbeat venue, eclectic live performances, and their inexpensive booze. From 4pm to 9pm, you can grab a vino or a beer for less than S$10!

Image Credits: facebook.com/walawala.sg

Image Credits: facebook.com/walawala.sg

Located at 31 Lorong Mambong, Singapore 277689.

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HoneyCreme: 50% Off Soft Serve during Happy Hour (May 2015)

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Beat the heat with HoneyCreme’s soft serve.

For the entire month of May, enjoy 50% off their milk tea series of soft serves during happy hour. (Milk Tea, Teh Gah Dai and Teh C)

That means, instead of the usual soft serve going at between $5 to $6, now you can enjoy these sweet treat at $2.80 – $3.10!

Valid for Mon – Thurs, 2 to 5PM.

Honey Creme Happy Hour

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HoneyCreme Singapore

#01-37 313@somerset, 313 Orchard Road, Singapore 238895