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tardtasticx

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#50487 24-Nov-2009 23:54
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Everyone I know drinks, And its really frustrating me. I really hate the taste and smell of alcohol but everyone else loves it. Why is that? Life seems to be revolving around drinking now




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  #276006 25-Nov-2009 00:15
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You hate the taste and smell of alcohols in general? Methanol, ethanol, isopropyl, etc?

Or you just hate the taste/small of booze? All booze? Beer, wine, RTDs, cosmo, manhatten, screwdriver. I haven't met a person that doesn't like a good appletini!

Also, why do you care if everyone drinks? How does that affect you and your life choices? Is it the peer pressure? Don't let it get to you. You'll probably find that not everybody loves it, they just pretend to to be popular. Don't drink if you don't want to. Instead play fun games at your drunken acquaintances' expense!

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  #276008 25-Nov-2009 00:20
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tardtasticx, I couldn't agree more.




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  #276010 25-Nov-2009 00:50
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Thanks HiK1000716. and bazzer, its like, just the smell of it all. Really off putting but my friends just scull it back like theres no tomorrow. My Dad also loves it and almost every night has a few to many IMO. And my friends, its like they cant have fun when they aren't drinking. They make a fool of themselves which I have to agree is really funny. Esp. when we go through there outbox on their phones the next morning and read drunk txts. hhahah. But like, me and another mate can sit around for hours and just talk. Doesnt matter what its about, usually funny as hell stuff from like intermediate school (best days ever!). At a party once I tried to get one of them who drunk to much already to stop drinking more, he got really pissed off and raged at me. They have become obsessed and it seems like most of the school is like this too, and adults aren't any better. Why do a lot people think having fun has to involve drinking till you hurl?




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  #276013 25-Nov-2009 01:27
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To Socialize better with others.




Do whatever you want to do man.

  

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  #276019 25-Nov-2009 05:48
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Drinking on your owns ok right?

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  #276024 25-Nov-2009 06:30
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they are just trying to be 'cool'
personally i hate the taste...
only person ive seen drink properly is my girlfriend. they taste all the different wines and stuff, no sculling




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  #276027 25-Nov-2009 07:05
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Welcome to the world we live in! That is just the culture of the youth, and older, these days.

I am fairly sure one of the mods here does not drink... and it aint sbiddle :P

 
 
 
 


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  #276036 25-Nov-2009 07:50
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lolz !
yeh our drinking society




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  #276039 25-Nov-2009 08:01
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I just don't drink because I don't feel that it is necesary (and I hate the taste).





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  #276046 25-Nov-2009 08:17

otp this weekend

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  #276052 25-Nov-2009 08:27
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Maybe it should be...Why do people get drunk all the time.
It's an immature NZ cultural thing.
Don't let it worry you.




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  #276062 25-Nov-2009 08:56
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yeh... brb drinking 'water'




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  #276064 25-Nov-2009 08:57
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I find it makes me drive better

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  #276065 25-Nov-2009 08:57

Ignorance is bliss.

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  #276066 25-Nov-2009 08:58
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You'll cause yourself more stress by worrying over it than not, because it won't have an effect on anyone else.

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