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View Poll Results: How would you describe your drinking habit?
I don't drink. Period. 12 8.63%
I may have one if the occasion is right. 29 20.86%
I'm a moderate drinker (wine at meal, beer on deck etc.) 74 53.24%
I'm at a party chugging whenever I can! 16 11.51%
I can't remember when I didn't have a drink. 8 5.76%
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Old 25-03-2014, 05:24   #76
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(When they say "It's 5 O'Clock somewhere", do they mean AM or PM?)

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Old 25-03-2014, 07:07   #77
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people lie
Yes people lie, but that is offset that they will pick the wrong answer (because they've been drinking) so the stats are accurate.
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Re: Do sailors drink too much?

the surprising thing to me on the poll is that 16% basic admit they are drunks
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Old 25-03-2014, 16:17   #79
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And we should thank everyone for being honest in their answers.
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Old 25-03-2014, 16:50   #80
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Re: Do sailors drink too much?

I find it's the sailors who don't go very far who tend to drink to much. Marina bound liveaboards for instance tend to booze it up pretty hard as they spin yarns of what they "will do". Alcohol is more dangerous than it's given credit for, but a brainwashed conservative right demonizes marijuana. I stick to safely smoking herbs, therefore never having my judgement or motor skills compromised. Colorado is the first to right a wrong that's been going on to long. I won't even go into the war on drugs scam and what a terribly waste of money it was. My prediction - the older than 60 crowd thinks I'm nuts and wrong, unless they were involved in the 60's hippy scene/music/dead ect... And the under 45 crowd knows pot is harmless, the DARE program a joke, and has successful friends that are, lawyers, cops, insurance sales, boat brokers, mayors, stockbrokers, ect.. That smoke and are upstanding citizens. I'm way more worried about any drunks judgment than a weed smoker any day.
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Re: Do sailors drink too much?

I'm with the never under way crowd. When in the sun all day it only seems to give me a headache. But as with many hear once the hook is dropped a evening night cap is hard to beat! I never exceed more than two drinks on the hook as after a day on the water I'm usually falling asleep. If tied at the dick we may have two or eight more!
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. If tied at the dick we may have two or eight more!
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Old 25-03-2014, 17:27   #83
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So... I don't know about coordination but I'm pretty sure there is plenty of scientific research that says judgement and reaction times are affected by marijuana use. I could be wrong but I'm sure a quick google search will solve the question. However I've been around it enough to know that it definitely affects judgement and balance. For that reason alone I'd still never do it under way or to excess.

I will agree that you are correct on the it is far less harmful than alcohol, there is plenty of scientific data to back that up.
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Haha oops! I'd need more than eight for that to happen! I'd better set down my rum and come before I spill it lol!
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I'd better set down my rum and come before I spill it lol!
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I'd rather have a full bottle in front of me than a full frontal lobotomy
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Re: Do sailors drink too much?

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. If tied at the dick we may have two or eight more!


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...In another vein, you can spot a drunk whether he is on the sauce or not...
No you can't....a drunk of 3 months looks alot beter than a 20 year drunk....

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... Alcohol is more dangerous than it's given credit for, but a brainwashed conservative right demonizes marijuana. I stick to safely smoking herbs, therefore never having my judgement or motor skills compromised. ...
Dude...I'm an old pothead from back in the day....memory loss is one of the problems of....of....um, what was I talkin' about? OH YEAH, weed is....um.....OH, memory loss......Dude you probably smoked so much that you just don't remember sh!t! LOL!!
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Don't call me dude, Thanks.
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... Oh man I'm just waking up what happened last night my dick is really sore and there is a glass of something very funny looking on the table!
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