Srsly. Us Jews light some candles (before electricity this would have helped us see in the dark, totally practical), eat some fried food and play a gambling game with a spinning top, so not weird in comparison!
This guy gets me. There's a a point in time when you reach a certain age when you just feel like not having plans sounds 100 times better than going out. For me this feeling hit at age 18. And I have no shame in it.