22 posts tagged with alcohol and drunk.
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Do short people get drunk more quickly?

All other things being equal, does a short person's blood alcohol level reach 0.05 faster than a tall person (because they have less blood and/or a smaller liver)?
posted by dontjumplarry on May 6, 2013 - 11 answers

Analogies/ representations of impaired judgement from alcohol

I'm looking for visual representations or imagery that can be used as an analogy/representation of how drinking (too much) alcohol clouds one's judgment. (explanation inside) [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 24, 2013 - 4 answers

Drunk animals!

Tell me about animals that get drunk. [more inside]
posted by Bunny Ultramod on Sep 29, 2011 - 58 answers

What I'm looking for is where someone does a few shots of tequila and knows who shot Kennedy.

I'm looking for references - fictional and non-fictional - where someone becomes more psychic when drunk. Not high. Not drugged. Drunk. [more inside]
posted by rileyray3000 on Jul 5, 2011 - 20 answers

Drinking with purpose?

Where can I read about the philosophies of spiritual or ritualisted drinking and drunkenness? [more inside]
posted by curious nu on Jan 10, 2011 - 6 answers

When is a drunk driver actually DRUNK?

What's the science underlying increasingly severe "blood alcohol" laws, particularly with regard to "good" drivers? [more inside]
posted by philip-random on Nov 15, 2010 - 17 answers

Nice person, mean drunk.

On occasion I say mean, horrible things to my boyfriend, and only when I've been drinking. Why? Where is this coming from? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 14, 2010 - 40 answers

Was there something in my drink?

Is it possible that something was put in my drink? If so, what? [more inside]
posted by emilyd22222 on Sep 12, 2009 - 42 answers

How can I be outgoing without the use of alcohol?

How can I be outgoing without the use of alcohol? [more inside]
posted by flibbertigibbet on Apr 12, 2009 - 11 answers

Learning How to Like Coffee, and How to Like Beer

There are two beverages that nearly every American adult seems to like, but I dislike both: coffee and beer. I would like to develop a taste for both of them. For morning caffeine, coffee's free at most workplaces whereas pop isn't; and beer is a cheap mood alterer; but more importantly, both are social lubricants, one that isn't achieved by drinking a soda while others get either awake, buzzed or drunk. It's been a while since I had either, but remembering the tastes, I think it's that I dislike the bitterness in each drink. [more inside]
posted by WCityMike on Nov 15, 2008 - 56 answers

Hell no, I would never go to a DRY wedding!

At what point does a person have a drinking problem? [more inside]
posted by sixcolors on Nov 10, 2008 - 29 answers

Beer/Liquor or Liquor/Beer?

"Liquor then beer, you're in the clear; beer then liquor, never been sicker." Is this true, and if so, why? [more inside]
posted by papakwanz on Dec 16, 2007 - 35 answers

I can't get hangovers. No, seriously.

I've never had a hangover in my life, how common is this and will it stay this way? [more inside]
posted by lioness on May 28, 2007 - 51 answers

The effects of different alcohol

Why does different sorts of alcohol affect you differently? [more inside]
posted by Kudos on Jan 9, 2007 - 29 answers

Finding and shipping Hendrick's Gin online

BoozeFilter: Google-Fu failing me. Where can I purchase a bottle of Hendrick's Gin online and have it shipped to Washington state? [more inside]
posted by frogan on Jan 8, 2007 - 15 answers

Sorry, babe, but you're a lousy drunk.

So, I've recently realized that my boyfriend's habit of going out and getting gross-sloppy drunk isn't just because he can be an ass sometimes, but because he has one of them, you know, addiction thingies. How can I help? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 19, 2006 - 30 answers

Is it against the law to drink in public?

Is there any law against drinking (alcohol) in public? Or is it being inebriated in public? Or neither? [more inside]
posted by D Wiz on Jun 16, 2006 - 38 answers

What's the green fairy like?

One of these days I'll be going to Amsterdam and would like to know what I'll be in for with Absinthe. [more inside]
posted by shmegegge on May 24, 2006 - 39 answers

Can I be a quasi-healthy drunk?

How much can I drink before cirrhosis sets in? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 12, 2005 - 34 answers

A Sobering Thought

Have you discovered any quick way to sober up? No, I'm not looking to get behind the wheel of a car or anything. I just had a few glasses of wine with dinner and now I'm a little too out of it to be productive on some creative projects I want to tinker with. [more inside]
posted by damn yankee on Dec 13, 2004 - 20 answers


I was reading the CNN.com article on the last Friend's episode and the last part about the "Cheers" live showing on The Tonight Show caught my attention. After reading some usenet articles, I found out that for some reason the entire Cheers' cast was at a bar getting smashed on the air. Jay Leno apparently hated it, and so did most commenters on usenet; except for a few that thought it was hilarious. So my question is thus, what happened on that show? Can anyone recall the antics? Kelsey Grammer drunk? I also heard that everyone except Sen. John Kerry was trashed. I have no idea what the atmosphere was but it would be neat to see Kerry at a bar interacting without everything being finely combed. Which leads me to question two, has anything like this happened before? The idea of celebrities/politicians being real and candid (albeit through alcohol, in vino veritas) is interesting, though it appears from the usenet post, being sloshed and "real" is taboo.
posted by geoff. on May 7, 2004 - 17 answers

Getting Drunk

finals are over. what will get me drunk fast and cheap? [more inside] [more inside]
posted by joedan on Dec 19, 2003 - 42 answers

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