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post #1 of 55 (permalink) Old 12-15-2008, 02:21 PM Thread Starter
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Don't Drink? Why?

I know a the majority of us on this forum enjoy the drink (myself included), but I'm wondering as to the rest of you who don't. I've talked to a bunch of people who choose not to drink and commend them for it. I'm just curious as to what your reasons are.

...and I'm not looking for "I'm underage."
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Some people probably dont drink because of the empty calories of beer, and it sets you back in your training. I see no problem with alcohol if used in moderation.
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I'm undera- o wait

I get asked this question at nearly every single party I attend, because it is very unusual for someone at my college to not drink (or smoke weed). I never know what to say, because to be honest I don't drink because I just don't want to do it. I am happy with the state of mind I'm usually in, so I have no desire to forceably change it with a substance. I don't even drink coffee/energy drinks or take painkillers unless it's absolutely necessary, guess I'm just a purist.

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I don't smoke cigs or weed and I don't drink beer.

When I drink, I always have Vodka with me. Besides the tasty alcoholic drinks, whenever I drink, I just drink Vodka.


I really don't drink that much either. Maybe once or twice a month.

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well honestly i dont like the taste....i drink every blue moon...i dont even remember the last time that i did...never drink beer...just gross....only drink ive ever had that i liked was pink panty pull me downs...which imade myself and had hardly any alcohol....the older i get the less i drink or desire to drink
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Pretty much the same as Surf and Steph, Never had the need to drink and when I tried it it wasn't good.

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A good friend of mine doesn't drink because his dad was an alcoholic deadbeat. But he still goes out with us and isn't uncomfortable around us or anything.

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dont drink that much cuz next day my liver hurts lol
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I dont drink because... wait.. nevermind I drink every weekend
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post #10 of 55 (permalink) Old 12-15-2008, 04:32 PM
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we should ask str8edge lol

but anyway, i drink quite alot but acouple of my buddys dont drink smoke etc etc because there enrolling into the army and wonna be in shape and healthy, but me personally wouldent know what to do at a party if there was no drink lol

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