It's one of those dreaded summer encounters. You're just standing there next to the barbecue cooking a s'more, and suddenly somebody asks, "So what you been up to this summer?" It's a nightmare—you don't want to admit you lounged around some beaches and treated yourself like Louis XIV. You want to say you did something cool and treacherous like para-gliding. So go ahead, say it. Not good at fabricating adventures? Have no fear—here's a complete set of lies to get you through the tightest keeping-up-with-the-Joneses situation.