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#1
I have been seriously thinking about this lately. There is such a massive culture around getting as drunk as you possibly can here in England and I'm just puzzled as to why people do it and find it fun. I've been drunk a few times and I can honestly say that I have a lot more fun when I'm sober.
#3
You're doing it wrong then.
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I too wonder why.

I occasionally drink, but only good stuff that tastes nice.

Not the cheap **** designed for fast-track drunks.
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I've never been drunk before (don't care for alcohol) but from what I've seen, much of the time it's for confidence or attention. That's how it is at high school parties, at least...
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Jack Off Jill is right, you haven't been DRUNK yet.

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Because then I will want to do the fat chick in the bar.
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#11
it makes you more sociable, provides a release, gives you confidence and is fun.
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#12
It can certainly be fun, but only if everyone in the house/room/ is drunk.
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doesnt suit everyone. i quite enjoy it when im at a good stage of drunkeness. i dont like being so drunk i cant function lol. but i know when to stop when i feel im going that way.


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#14
Being sober is for doubleniggers. Are you a doublenigger?

edit: I'm kidding of course. I don't want to get reported over that.
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#15
I grew out of drinking for the sake of getting drunk ages ago, waste of perfectly good booze (well, assuming what you're drinking is half decent). I never enjoyed getting badly drunk, would usually end in vomit and embarrassment. For most people it's for the sake of the period of great fun you sometimes have, and in the vain hope that one won't wake up in a pool of chunder.

Being mildly buzzy is good fun if everyone else is too, but I'm always terrified of overdoing it so I rarely drink excessively these days.
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#16
i don't know about you, but i have a hell of a lot of fun being drunk with my friends, i drink for fun, its not like i want to have a bad liver, but i'd rather have fun in my teens whilst i have the chance instead of being a boring fuck.
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Jack Off Jill is right, you haven't been DRUNK yet.

Trust me, I've been so drunk that I blacked out and forgot half of the night.

Lots of people are saying because people find it fun, but I'm interested in why people find it fun.
#18
bcus.....get drunk with your best friends.....get a ****load of firework...a slip N' slide......and a hot girlfriend...best night u will ever have


ever have sex zipping down a hill at 40 km/h naked?

i highly doubt it
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#19
As an escape, for fun, to show off are probably the main reasons, I like drinking especialy with a good group of freinds it just gerts you rilled up and find things funnier and formulate crazy ideas .
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#20
I don't really get it either. But then again, I like to be in total control of myself and anything that takes my awareness away from me is bad.
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#21
Many reasons, fun, attention, addiction, escapism, wanting to conform. There is no single reason for why everyone drinks and for a lot of people it is a combination of many reasons.
#22
It's an escape. If you don't enjoy your life, or your job, or you don't have enough confidence in yourself to have a good time, then drink and drugs are a vehicle to get away from those things.

England has a huge amount of depression and unhappiness in our generation, the binge drinking culture just revolves around that. People trying to escape from that unhappiness.
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#23
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It can certainly be fun, but only if everyone in the house/room/ is drunk.

Except that one person who is drunk, but is still a god damn whiner. "Aw, don't throw up on my couch!!"
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#24
Becuase the married woman with the boyfriend and kid seemed like a good idea at the time?



That one's a true story.
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#25
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i don't know about you, but i have a hell of a lot of fun being drunk with my friends, i drink for fun, its not like i want to have a bad liver, but i'd rather have fun in my teens whilst i have the chance instead of being a boring fuck.

So not drinking makes you boring?
See, I don't understand where this mentality comes from.
#26
me and my wife love getting drunk on the weekends as long as no one has to go anywhere, plus nothing beats drunk sex and weird conversations, its great sitting in the back yard with the firepit roaring, smoking a joint and having a few drinks with friends.
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#27
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So not drinking makes you boring?
See, I don't understand where this mentality comes from.

not boring..it just make syou seem more introverted and less spontaneous
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#28
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It's an escape. If you don't enjoy your life, or your job, or you don't have enough confidence in yourself to have a good time, then drink and drugs are a vehicle to get away from those things.

England has a huge amount of depression and unhappiness in our generation, the binge drinking culture just revolves around that. People trying to escape from that unhappiness.

I don't think this is always the case, but that could be a big part of it. Sometimes I've seen friends fall into a temporary depression when they get drunk. Sorta like they don't watch what they think about.
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alcohol + women = sex

If you can't score with that formula you may as well kill yourself now.
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#31
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doesnt suit everyone. i quite enjoy it when im at a good stage of drunkeness. i dont like being so drunk i cant function lol. but i know when to stop when i feel im going that way.


Agreed. It's fun to get to a certain drunkiness were everything seems funny to you and you feel good. But when you drink so much that you can't take 2 steps without stumbling, or you're almost passing out ever 10 minutes, then it's not fun.
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#32
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It's an escape. If you don't enjoy your life, or your job, or you don't have enough confidence in yourself to have a good time, then drink and drugs are a vehicle to get away from those things.

England has a huge amount of depression and unhappiness in our generation, the binge drinking culture just revolves around that. People trying to escape from that unhappiness.

Good answer. Seems like we, as a society, are in a destructive downward spiral. People don't have confidence any more and see getting drunk as the only possible alternative. In the end though, don't you think these people aren't actually tackling their issues, and instead are just masking them and essentially wasting time that could be spent working on their confidence?
#33
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alcohol + women = sex

If you can't score with that formula you may as well kill yourself now.



+1


dude alchohol can get u puss, fun, friends....and scars
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#34
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not boring..it just make syou seem more introverted and less spontaneous


this is very true for alot of people but ive had many adventures with the wife walking down into the golf course at the end of our street and go coyote hunting, we see them everywhere and its pretty cool watching them in packs hunt around, they never bother us and keep a good distance.
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#35
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So not drinking makes you boring?
See, I don't understand where this mentality comes from.

If you normally have no social confidence, then yes it does.

It's a release. Is it really that hard to understand?
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alcohol + women = sex

If you can't score with that formula you may as well kill yourself now.

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#37
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I too wonder why.

I occasionally drink, but only good stuff that tastes nice.

Not the cheap **** designed for fast-track drunks.


I'm with this dude.
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#38
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alcohol + women = sex

If you can't score with that formula you may as well kill yourself now.

You can't score without alcohol? Alcohol in your system ****s your game up and you say stuff that screws you up.

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If you normally have no social confidence, then yes it does.

It's a release. Is it really that hard to understand?

But at the end of the day, after you wake up the morning after drinking, you're going to be right back where you were before with no social confidence again. You're not fooling anyone but yourself.
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#39
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You can't score without alcohol? Alcohol in your system ****s your game up and you say stuff that screws you up.

Not if she's been drinking, too. That said, I don't sleep with people I drink with.
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You can't score without alcohol? Alcohol in your system ****s your game up and you say stuff that screws you up.



maybe if your an idiot and say random stupid things but some of us actually have better game when drunk cause it takes away the shyness(for me anyways) and it lets me feel more comfortable within the situation, trust me when i say drunk girls are perhaps the easiest score you will ever have in your life, unless shes just a strait up slut.
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