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I didnt bring a drink

gringojj
October 10, 2012 12:25PM

Registered: 5 years ago
Posts: 334

Could someone please give me one?

Love the new board I cant wait to have some spirited debate!

Re: I didnt bring a drink

VIsnorkeler
October 10, 2012 01:49PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 551

Vodka, rum or beer? thinking

Re: I didnt bring a drink

OldTart
October 10, 2012 07:06PM

Registered: 5 years ago
Posts: 6,524

I'd be happy to share the bottle of Pinot Grigio I just opened but, alas, I arise before 5AM these days and in a couple of hours or so I'll probably be zzzzing off after watching a bit of the goggle box! Consider a cyberspace glass already sent. Virtually enjoy. big grin

Re: I didnt bring a drink

gringojj
October 10, 2012 08:29PM

Registered: 5 years ago
Posts: 334

Gees I guess I am in the wrong place to be a recovering alcoholic! Diet coke for me thanks!

Re: I didnt bring a drink

BeachcomberStt
October 10, 2012 09:20PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 1,010

That's one thing about living in the USVI. So many people drink to excess.
And if they don't drink, one usually smokes weed or does other drugs. Some do both-drink and drugs.

I'm not here to judge one's habits, but it is hard to make good friends with someone who isn't all there and in an altered state of mind.

I don't go out to bars much, but when I do, you see the same people, usually sitting on their favorite bar stool. Bar flies abound here on island.

Just my two cents.

Re: I didnt bring a drink

Jamison
October 10, 2012 10:41PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 1,037

I don't see anybody drinking too much or any other kind of alcohol substance abuse problem...........signed, your bartender. big grin

Re: I didnt bring a drink

VIsnorkeler
October 11, 2012 01:27PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 551

My habits do not inhibit me from being all there, and I am only in an altered state of mind while I am sitting at the bar thankyouverymuch.

Re: I didnt bring a drink

blu4u
October 11, 2012 02:35PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 842

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BeachcomberStt
That's one thing about living in the USVI. So many people drink to excess.

I know....!! Much more widely accepted in the islands v. Continent. A larger "bar-centric" population.

Re: I didnt bring a drink

BeachcomberStt
October 11, 2012 02:41PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 1,010

Alcohol and drugs alters one's state of mind and does inhibit your responses. I don't like making conversation with a person who is drunk and/or high. Their conversation wanders and doesn't make sense.

Re: I didnt bring a drink

BeachcomberStt
October 11, 2012 02:45PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 1,010

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blu4u
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BeachcomberStt
That's one thing about living in the USVI. So many people drink to excess.

I know....!! Much more widely accepted in the islands v. Continent. A larger "bar-centric" population.

Not just "bar-centric," but drinking at the beach, in the water, pretty much everywhere.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 10/11/2012 02:51PM by BeachcomberStt.

Re: I didnt bring a drink

blu4u
October 11, 2012 03:46PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 842

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BeachcomberStt
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blu4u
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BeachcomberStt
That's one thing about living in the USVI. So many people drink to excess.

I know....!! Much more widely accepted in the islands v. Continent. A larger "bar-centric" population.

Not just "bar-centric," but drinking at the beach, in the water, pretty much everywhere.

in the car (vi antiquated open container law)
before work (and on the job, too)
in line (this is understandable)



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 10/11/2012 03:47PM by blu4u.

Re: I didnt bring a drink

loungestx
October 11, 2012 04:41PM

Registered: 10 years ago
Posts: 189

ok all you madd mothers lets take it easy. nothing wrong with a drink now and again, (and again).

Re: I didnt bring a drink

VIsnorkeler
October 11, 2012 05:01PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 551

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loungestx
ok all you madd mothers lets take it easy. nothing wrong with a drink now and again, (and again).

Seriously! Adults are allowed to imbibe from time to time. And, Beachcomber, I promise not to engage you in conversation when I choose to do so. cool

Re: I didnt bring a drink

BeachcomberStt
October 11, 2012 08:15PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 1,010

I never said an adult cannot drink. It is when the person is falling off the barstool that is bothersome and when they are blubbering on in your face.

Who says I'm a mother, loungestx? News to me silly smiley

Re: I didnt bring a drink

Alana33
October 12, 2012 11:57AM

Registered: 5 years ago
Posts: 11,580

Some of the posts on these message boards would drive anyone to drink!wink

Re: I didnt bring a drink

gringojj
October 12, 2012 06:10PM

Registered: 5 years ago
Posts: 334

Why does a "drink" have to mean alcohol?

Re: I didnt bring a drink

blu4u
October 12, 2012 06:26PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 842

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gringojj
Why does a "drink" have to mean alcohol?

Because it's the VI!

Re: I didnt bring a drink

Jamison
October 12, 2012 09:14PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 1,037

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gringojj
Why does a "drink" have to mean alcohol?

Waiting on people

Me- "can I get you a drink?"

Customer- "no thanks, I'll just have water"

My thoughts to say "well you can wash your hands in the bathroom"

Re: I didnt bring a drink

blu4u
October 12, 2012 09:30PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 842

Ha Ha Ha!!

.....if you make the sobriety thing work in the VI, you can make it anywhere.... Congrats!.
Diet coke on ice for y'all.

Re: I didnt bring a drink

VIsnorkeler
October 12, 2012 11:47PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 551

Jamison, when I get that answer, I reply...they tell me that's not just for bathing anymore.

A "beverage" is any potable liquid, but a "drink" is a cocktail or a beer or glass of wine. I don't know why that is, but even in the states, when I worked at restaurants that CLEARLY didn't offer alcohol (ie, Cracker Barrell) people would still tell me no, they'll just have iced tea!

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