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Old 04-03-12, 04:10 PM
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If you're the host of the party, how much do you drink?

Stories are also welcome, but I'm wondering what your rules of thumb are for drinking while hosting.
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Re: If you're the host of the party, how much do you drink?

Enough that I can still remember the names of my guests and remain upright while keeping them from emptying out my liquor cabinet, then insisting on driving home.
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Re: If you're the host of the party, how much do you drink?

I pace myself to make sure I am the last one standing.....
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Re: If you're the host of the party, how much do you drink?

Fuck that! Hosting the party means you don't have to drive, it's your duty to get sloshed. I do my best to be belligerent before all of the guests have arrived.
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Re: If you're the host of the party, how much do you drink?

It would depend on who was at the party, and how expensive my furniture was.
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Re: If you're the host of the party, how much do you drink?

i believe the general rule of thumb is n + 3
where n represents the number of shots done by the next highest drinker in the group
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Re: If you're the host of the party, how much do you drink?

Enough
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Re: If you're the host of the party, how much do you drink?

If you're the host of the party, how much do you drink?
As much as you fucking want!!!
And if people don't like it they can get the fuck out.
This is my house!!!

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Re: If you're the host of the party, how much do you drink?

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As much as you fucking want!!!
And if people don't like it they can get the fuck out.
This is my house!!!

Sorta like Eddie Murphy's dad, who according to "Delirious," liked to get drunk and then "claim the house."

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Re: If you're the host of the party, how much do you drink?

At my place, I only get buzzed, at most. But then, I rarely get flat-out drunk.
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Re: If you're the host of the party, how much do you drink?

I go by type of party,

For Work or Formal party I dink little. For a work party, very little. For formal parties, than I'll drink wine or beer and pace myself pretty good.

If an "I'm cooking party" I'll start slow with a summer beer but pick up after I'm doing cooking. Don't want to be drunk while cooking and ruin the food.

Informal, Sports or just close friends party, I'll drink my favorite beers, Crown and even shots. And have a blast!
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Re: If you're the host of the party, how much do you drink?

Somewhere around 2-2 1/2 sheets to the wind. I want to be drunk, but not plastered.
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Re: If you're the host of the party, how much do you drink?

Enough to forget how much it cost me and how much work it's going to take to clean up
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Re: If you're the host of the party, how much do you drink?

as much as i can but not enough to pass out.
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Re: If you're the host of the party, how much do you drink?

Two an hour. I'm not driving anywhere, but I still want to make sure I'm upright and lucid. I've got a party to run, I don't want to black out and I don't want to pass out and not know what the hell people are doing in my house.
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Re: If you're the host of the party, how much do you drink?

Originally Posted by inri222 View Post
As much as you fucking want!!!
And if people don't like it they can get the fuck out.
This is my house!!!

Man, I love Delirious. Now..give it to me on BD. I heavily doubt it'd improve that much but..Raw sure as hell would.
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Re: If you're the host of the party, how much do you drink?

My friend threw a birthday party at his place once. We're older guys with chicks, in our late 20s/early 30s, but he's always been known as a notorious drinker. Despite this fact, and his perceived high tolerance, he can always manage to get shitfaced in no time flat.

I got over to his place early - around 7pm - and he was already 3 or 4 dry martinis in, food hadn't even been served yet. 20 minutes later he's trying to wrestle me on the balcony, which he miserably loses at. All the while he's pounding martinis like they're required to live.

20 minutes later he's passed out like a fucking stone in bed. It was 8pm, the night was young. Most people left shortly thereafter.
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Re: If you're the host of the party, how much do you drink?

I don't host parties because of karma. I've made a mess in a few houses at parties over the year and I don't need that coming back on me.

The first time I ever drank, I was 16 and had no idea about mixing liquors. I drank rum, peach schnapps, and a bottle of champagne, in that order. I ended up puking in the guys bathtub and sink. I covered it with towels and proceeded to call a cab. I puked again all over the front steps and the storefront across the street while waiting for the cab. I got impatient, walked half a block to a payphone and called my mom. I then threw up on the payphone. Bad karma.
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Re: If you're the host of the party, how much do you drink?

Host? It's one thing to have a party located at your house, but to host it like you're Ryan Seacrest? If you invite people you have to babysit, that's not a party. All you have to do is tell them where to put their coat and where to pee. Relax, drink and be merry. Everyone else is.

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he's always been known as a notorious drinker. Despite this fact, and his perceived high tolerance, he can always manage to get shitfaced in no time flat.
So you believe the opposite of what you always see is always true? Does not compute.
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Re: If you're the host of the party, how much do you drink?

I don't host parties because, well, fuck that.

The one time I did was with my two roommates, we were 18 and had just moved into our new apartment. I started early with the screwdrivers. I had the vodka, the orange juice, the ice, and my glass all within easy reach. In a startlingly short amount of time, I was drinking from the bottle.
The only time I have ever blacked out while drunk. I stripped naked and finally passed out on my bed with no blankets. Fortunately, I covered myself with vomit to keep warm.
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Re: If you're the host of the party, how much do you drink?

Little to none. You want to be sharp while you are allowing a bunch of drunkies around your property.
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Re: If you're the host of the party, how much do you drink?

Originally Posted by Sdallnct View Post
For Work or Formal party I dink little.
Sorry. Typo, I know, but it made me laugh. Move along.
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Re: If you're the host of the party, how much do you drink?

Originally Posted by DonnachaOne View Post
Two an hour. I'm not driving anywhere, but I still want to make sure I'm upright and lucid. I've got a party to run, I don't want to black out and I don't want to pass out and not know what the hell people are doing in my house.
I don't drink too much, but I pretty much agree with this. I don't need anybody trying to do something and messing stuff up. Along with that, if there was a party at my house, we'd probably be outside with my projector and speakers set up, and those things need to be put up at the end of the night. I would need to be lucid enough to not only think of putting stuff up but also to perform the tasks.
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Re: If you're the host of the party, how much do you drink?

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Little to none. You want to be sharp while you are allowing a bunch of drunkies around your property.
Agreed. Also are you still liable if you allow someone too drunk to drive home and they get into an accident?
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Re: If you're the host of the party, how much do you drink?

When I was younger, I would get hammered. Now, just enough to stay sociable.

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