Nothing good ever happens after 2 a.m.,” Future Ted Mosby famously once said to his kids. No truer words have been uttered on television since then. Going out with your friends on the town is all fun and games until it gets too late and the sun starts to creep up on the horizon, and by that point, every waking minute will be like Bad Decisions on a Wednesday night. It all sounds like a good idea at first, but you don’t realize the string of regrets until the morning. Hindsight is 20/20 after all.
After this point of no return, it’s too late to turn into Cinderella and too early to say you’re too exhausted from dancing. So you get another drink, get a little bit more inebriated, and text that old flame, your biggest regret, or your next mistake. Either that or you end up throwing up and bawling your eyes out on the curb. We rounded up a bunch of our contributors to see what they had to say when it was time to get risky and frisky. Because no one’s really themselves after the clock strikes 2 a.m.