Drinking

  • folie a dru.

    folie a dru. (1270)

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    I disagree. I'd consider drinking to be "drug use" since alcohol is technically a drug as it alters your state of consciousness. It may be legal and socially acceptable, but it's technically still drug use. Plus, alcohol can cause people to act in a more outlandish and/or dangerous behavior than a lot of other drugs do.
    I mean, as far as the context of the phrase. If I say 'I use drugs' and then proceed to say I "only" drink, people are going to think I'm melodramatic or trying to make myself seem cooler than I am. Then again, I hardly consider smoking pot to be drug use. tehe
    February 25th, 2011 at 05:08pm
  • Popular.

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    I would feel strange saying I do drugs just because I drink alcohol and coffee. Technically, it might be right, but I really can't think of saying it in a conversation.

    I went to a party like, three times in my life, and I've never liked drinking only to get drunk. If I happen to go out with a friend and we end up drunk, it's okay for me, but I wouldn't purposedly drink to get drunk.

    Now, I know a lot of people think I'm a weirdo for mostly drinking by myself, but I'm really not a social person and I just enjoy sitting in my armchair and drinking a beer or two with good music playing in the background.
    Some might say I do it too often but I actually don't care. I don't harm anyone by drinking. I live on my own and I have no pet or flowers to look after. I don't go out in the street and make a mess. So I believe it's my own right to drink a bit too often if I enjoy it.

    I know it might be bad for my health on the long run, but I'm a heavy smoker so I don't expect to live to be 100 anyway *shrugs*
    February 27th, 2011 at 04:31pm
  • the surgeon.

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    Drinking, hmmm... I think I've come to rely on it and love it more than I should. I love drinking, just because you fucking don't give a shit about anything when you are, you know? That feeling where it's just like, screw this. I will say what I want, I am not going to try and be overly-polite, which people often expect. And just that state, where everything is blurry and your mind kind of doesn't allow you to think. You just, can't. That feeling... I love it. But I know it's completely unhealthy on many levels, and that it's completely irresponsible.
    I'm often worried about the fact that I may become an alcoholic when I'm older.
    July 21st, 2011 at 01:50am
  • barely legal

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    I used to like drinking. Moderate amounts that would get you "tipsy" so you stumble a bit and say what you think and laugh louder and end up curled in a ball, giggling until you cry. I used to love that.

    However, since going to a party with two bottles of Rose and chipping my tooth, throwing up, passing out, not remembering getting home and also not remembering making out with three people, I've gone off it. My mum told me she had to take all of my clothes off because I had thrown up all over them, and she had to sit me in front of the toilet for nearly an hour because I wouldn't stop being sick. All of my bedsheets had to be changed. Being in that kind of state is not fun at all, and the morning after is even worse. That was May 28th, and I haven't touched a drop since. The smell of wine still makes me feel sick.

    It's completely lost its appeal to me because I'm terrified of getting in that state again. The transition from tipsy to absolutely paralytic was frighteningly fast.
    August 1st, 2011 at 01:47pm
  • pulmonary archery.

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    ^ You shouldn't be afraid of getting like that again. You get worse the more alcohol you drink, so you just need to have a little self control to stay within your limits. Alcohol can be enjoyed responsibly, especially if you are aware of how bad you can get and know you don't want to go there again.

    I've never been paralytic, but I have been sick and falling asleep/passing out about four times. First time it happened was on vodka, and I couldn't touch it again for a year. Second time was cider, but I wasn't put off as much. It happened another time in between that, which was from mixing drinks, and also when I was in Germany, but their drink measurements are larger, which I wasn't aware of...

    Getting that bad helped me learn my limits, though, and I still drink on occasion but I make sure I stay relatively aware - I know how many ciders I can have, I know what drinks I can and can't mix, etc. I went to a party on new years, and there was this girl there blabbering on about how she can handle her drink and downing JD like no ones business. She was throwing up before 11pm. Now that's irresponsible...
    August 2nd, 2011 at 12:00pm
  • Adam Lazzara.

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    i've gotten really sick only once, i drank a quarter of a 40 of crown royal to myself, and i'm 5'0" and 104 pounds.... that night was fine, but the morning after i sat in front of the toilet for 3 hours. i was severely dehydrated, and started hallucinating. i tried to take pepto bismol, i threw it up. i felt like i was dying. i was finally able to keep down some water, and a gravol. the next few days i still felt really bad. it ruined it for me. i'll never drink that much again, for sure.
    August 15th, 2011 at 08:39am
  • dally winston.

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    I currently can't drink right now because I'm pregnant, but I used to enjoy drinking very much.

    I was never one to get drunk too often, mainly because one of the last times I got drunk, I puked all over my roommate's and I's house, fell in my puke bucket, and had the hangover from hell the day after. Seriously, I woke up drunk and was still puking. I slept literally all day. From that moment on, I swore to never touch flavored vodka again.

    I'm more of a beer drinker now. My ex got me into beer. Before, I'd never touch it. I like to have a few drinks, not get totally piss wasted.
    April 5th, 2013 at 07:46am
  • nearly witches.

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    I've never been big on drinking. I'll have a couple of vodkas when I'm out with friends, but I hate being drunk. Unless I know how I'm getting home, I'll refuse to drink too much. I tend to worry about getting home and when I'll be going home (that's not a drink thing, I do that anyway).

    I don't think there's anything wrong with drinking in moderation, don't get me wrong. I've been out and gotten myself so drunk that I didn't remember leaving the pub or getting into my mum's car, but I don't think it should be done every other weekend. You're allowed to let yourself go every once in a while, but I think the people that can't remember the last time they had a sober weekend are taking it a bit too far. Again, personal opinion which probably stems from the fact that I don't like being drunk.
    April 5th, 2013 at 10:14pm
  • psychotic secrets;

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    When I was 14 I would drink often. I went through a dumbass phase and thought it was appropriate to drink and smoke for a few years. Since I been legal on smoking I had like two or three cigs. All on New Years when I went out with my friends. I always smoke when I drink.

    I don't like getting drunk. I know my limits and stay in them. I used to black out when I was young and I got into a bad situation with a guy I thought was my friend. He forced me to do stuff and since then I blamed myself and the alcohol that was in my system. So I just stay clear of it.

    Especially when I had a "date" for New Years. He kept trying to get me drunk because I told him no I wasn't having sex with him. He thought I would say yes then. Needed up sleeping, (just sleeping and a little cuddling) with my guy friend so the other couldn't bother me. Actually woke up to the other guy trying to come into my room. Freaked me out. So I haven't touched alcohol since. Always ends up bad for me. Plus my mom and a bunch of my family are alcoholics so there is always that lurking in my head.
    April 6th, 2013 at 06:48am
  • the god of thunder.

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    My dad is drunk a lot. He either gets completely delirious, or incredibly angry. Sometimes he drinks and he'll accidentally drop / break things. He broke his antique car carrier display thing tonight. When we're out in public and I complain about having to be with my drunk dad in front of people, I usually get money to go off and buy clothes or whatever so I don't make a scene. The whole thing makes me sad.
    August 5th, 2013 at 02:43am
  • Shery1

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    I have many friends who share with me my love for various delicious drinks, this brings us closer. I used to work as a bartender when I was a student and knew a lot of interesting cocktail recipes that I found on the site https://thirstymag.com/cocktails-named-after-famous-people/ with interesting suggestions. This was my specialty, I learned all the cocktails that are named after famous people and made them for my guests and friends. They were always happy and left a good tip.
    October 23rd, 2020 at 05:23pm