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Poll: Poll please- Do you drink alcohol?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by easyrider, Oct 12, 2013.


Do you drink alcohol?

  1. Yes

    366 vote(s)
  2. No

    108 vote(s)
  3. Rarely

    280 vote(s)
  4. Too much

    110 vote(s)
  1. itchy


    Joined: Mar 29, 2011

    Posts: 4,780

    I have drank guinness every single night for the past 5 years!!!!

    I have about 8 to 10 cans a night at 440ml so its around 7 pints on average!!

    No hangovers, no ill health and I am 5ft 10 and 10 stone !!! ;)

    I do not drink anything else as it sends me nuts or gives me the hangover from hell!!! :rolleyes:

    Oh yes I am now 41 and only started drinking at 35!!

    Lifes fun!!! ;)
  2. Acme


    Joined: Jul 29, 2011

    Posts: 29,957

    Location: Acme's chair

    *takes a swig of absolut and monster* Hey, i'm drinking this because I like it! :p
  3. Biohazard


    Joined: Aug 29, 2003

    Posts: 31,334

    Nothing beats a good cold Tennent's ;)

    I drink very rarely now compared to my early 20's which is probably a good thing.
  4. Narj


    Joined: Feb 19, 2010

    Posts: 11,937

    Location: London

    I've tried several dozen times to quit completely but I just can't do it.
    Last edited: Oct 16, 2013
  5. SueBo


    Joined: Jul 31, 2013

    Posts: 30

    I do but only weekends, never in the week, or if I go down the bingo maybe :)
  6. Nitefly

    Man of Honour

    Joined: Sep 24, 2005

    Posts: 30,729

    Dear lord the last couple of weeks have been relentless. I seem to have ended up going out for drinks almost every night with a different set of friends... now I have an invite for another night out with an old friend! There is no escape from alcohol in this day and age.

    I'm living with a continental housemate at the moment and it's clear that us Brits do have an issue. All the European friends don't drink anywhere near as much, or if they do, it's not to the same extent. Saying that, they smoke and 'smoke' a hell of a lot more!

    My poor body.
  7. Nevakonaza


    Joined: Jan 7, 2009

    Posts: 4,434

    Location: Stourbridge,West Mids.

    Nope,Don't drink any alcohol. :)
  8. VoG


    Joined: Jan 20, 2004

    Posts: 5,609

    Location: Nottingham

    Rarely, maybe 4 - 6 times a year.
  9. pitchfork


    Joined: Jan 21, 2007

    Posts: 8,715

    I drank 3 pints and a litre of tanqueray gin last night.
    Apparently I also ordered a kebab, it was a good breakfast.

    I do drink a fair amount but not as much as I used to, I remember years back I was a borderline alcoholic drinking a good load of whisky every evening.
  10. always4lora

    Wise Guy

    Joined: May 14, 2007

    Posts: 2,148

    i drink, depends on how stressfull work is, if it's a hard day i'll have a short or two. Normally dark rum or Glayva although i do have the occasional scotch
    Rarely drink to the excess though
  11. Will Gill

    Fruit Machine Extraordinaire

    Joined: Oct 18, 2002

    Posts: 54,712

    Location: Cornwall

    i surprised myself, had two shandys and was in bed by 10pm last night, what's rare is wonderful; feeling chipper today :cool:
  12. Glanza


    Joined: Mar 13, 2007

    Posts: 9,629

    Location: South Yorkshire

    I used to daily but now I'll have a drink once a month if that. Just doesn't appeal to me anymore.

    If I do have a drink it's usually something mixed like capt morgans spiced rum and coke, Rather then full on lager.
  13. Homer-Simpson

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Nov 6, 2002

    Posts: 1,070

    Used to drink a lot, due to work commitments I hardly go out now so I only have a few when it is a special occasion.
  14. hawker1986

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Mar 19, 2009

    Posts: 1,552

    Location: Leicester

    Never been one for heavy drinking.

    Enjoy the odd pint or two from time to time but usually go months between this happening. I enjoy it because its a rare thing. Never felt the need to get drunk and I found out when I was a teenager its a long slog to get me there. Gave it another go recently at a stag do - drank 8 pints, various shots over the evening having not drunk for months - end result: nothing felt fine carried the groom to be most of 1.5 miles back to the hotel :S

    Mugs game drinking a lot, just bad for you in every way.

  15. easyrider


    Joined: Dec 24, 2005

    Posts: 38,410

    Location: Autonomy

    806 Votes not bad :)
  16. Ceryndrion


    Joined: Mar 21, 2003

    Posts: 4,490

    Location: Nottingham

    I consider my answer to be no, I don't drink as a rule, however that is not to say that I am teetotal, as once in a blue moon (like christmas for example) I might have a tipple (a little bailey's in my hot chocolate). But for the most part.. I've never really seen the appeal.

    A nice cup of tea will do me fine..
  17. Cupra


    Joined: Feb 12, 2007

    Posts: 8,630

    Location: Teesside, IOM

    I am assuming less than once per month is rare.
  18. Spektor


    Joined: Feb 14, 2008

    Posts: 4,234

    Maybe once or twice a month I'll have a couple of beers with a curry or something... alcohol is just about the most inefficient and expensive ways to get messed up, I don't see the appeal over other drugs.
  19. Huggie86

    Wise Guy

    Joined: May 10, 2012

    Posts: 1,595

    I don't drink as much as I used to, its now normally at social gatherings opposed to drinking with meals at home / football. Feel a lot better for it too:)
  20. Von Smallhausen

    Man of Honour

    Joined: Aug 1, 2004

    Posts: 12,561

    Location: In The Night Garden.

    Not much at all these days. I've had alcohol once in the last 5 weeks.

    I have a drink with the lads usually about once every couple of weeks and have 3-4 pints. I don't drink in the house either. I like a drink and an occasional single malt but compared to younger days I hardly drink at all now.