How long can you go without booze?

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  1. RenchFries

    RenchFries Official Dawgshed Dutch representative VIP

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    I'm by no means an alcoholic, but I notice that once I have one drink in me, I tend to start drinking my ass off. That's not good. I'm going to give a shot at staying sober for at least a month. I already cut out weekdays a couple of months ago. Now let's see how I fare to quit it altogether.

    What's the longest you guys ever been sober?
     
  2. Daveindiego

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    I went 2011 without a drink. :cheer:

    I've only had a handful of drinks this year.
     
  3. Vyb

    Vyb serial chiller Gold

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    About 8 hours.
     
  4. RenchFries

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    Is it true what they say about "brain fog" and stuff like that?
     
  5. gwartney

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    If I drink the whole bottle at once is that still considered one drink?
     
  6. DogStar69

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    I don't usually drink at home alone, so unless I go out to socially drink I won't. Sometimes I go a whole month without drinking, I just don't think of it or want it. I never let myself get drunk either since I was in my early 20s
     
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    [video=youtube_share;13bkEASIp5s]http://youtu.be/13bkEASIp5s?t=1m21s[/video]

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  8. A Succulent Chinese Meal

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    I don't understand drinking but not enough to get drunk. Why bother?
     
  9. A Succulent Chinese Meal

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    I liked seeing his big mouth open wide drinking that like he was sucking a thick cock.
     
  10. gridman

    gridman Dancing Madly Backwards

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    The last 16 years aside from about a 6 pack a year
     
  11. acagirl98

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    renchy! I was just thinking about you earlier - hope all is well :wub:


    in my early 20s I went about 2 months. since then I think the longest may have been about 3 or 4 days. I decided yesterday I was going to aim for 2 weeks. day 2 so far :cheer:

    good luck with your trial!
     
  12. crazypreacher

    crazypreacher Not followin whitey's rules

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    I haven't had a drop since mid August because the liquor store is far away. Gonna remedy the situation next time I go to costco.
     
  13. A Succulent Chinese Meal

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    I can't drink vodka anymore. It made my lymph nodes swell up. I know I'm nuts but I keep well away from grain-based alcohol now and I don't have that problem anymore.
     
  14. wicked smaaaht

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    I just found a lump in ma boob, I'm stepping up the drinking!
     
  15. Ben Dover

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    Haven't had alcohol since drinking a couple of beers at a party in February. I have no craving for it.
     
  16. DogStar69

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    Because I like the taste. I don't like the out of control feeling of being drunk. Slightly buzzed but still okay to drive is fine.
     
  17. Napoleon V2

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    Nah I rarely drink. And when I do its about 50/50 a few beers or drunk as fuck
     
  18. A Succulent Chinese Meal

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    I like the taste of three drinks.
     
  19. Ben Dover

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    I can swing by and examine it for you?

    Joke aside, hope it's nothing. Get it checked if you become concerned
     
  20. A Succulent Chinese Meal

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    I always like watching the old Twilight Zones and Alfred Hitchcock Presents. All the characters on those shows did was drink and smoke. It looks cool, and I want to do it.