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posted on Sep, 7 2016 @ 06:12 PM
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never been cool with it....horribal stories left and right to tragic to repeate....sadly when drinking one must cosume food and water or other beverages ...as much as some folks love to be sloshed and or hammered...drinking and driving is against the rules of society here in USA!
not that I a have succumbed to such a behavior myself or with a companion....
sadly my best friend now waers a tear ion his face near the eye, luckily... I showed him a better way..AA....
so, I believe folks shold head caution when drinking any forms of alchohol...in tinctures, even...
its is the devils brew and bars sure do play the devils mus=ic leading you on a path not easily taken...be safe, friends... the brew can steal your life if your nose is not clean....
so be prepared at all times with snacks water and things like Gatorade....these demons I speak of are very capabul of things better left unspoken...
please be well and stay sober this September, thank you all and any other being out theer..for heading any caution I wrigwrite right write... thanks again! sorry fort my poor grammar and spelling...its the key board I am not used tooo very much... I am slowly relearning, things...here on your lovely flat earth.




posted on Sep, 7 2016 @ 06:28 PM
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a reply to: peppycat

As an EMT...Ive seen things...I dont...and wont describe here. People just assume we save and rescue accident victims. We do...

But half the time..I cover horribly mutilated, crushed and broken human beings ...some teens, some seniors, some children, some babies...sometimes all in one, two or three or more vehicles... with a yellow sheet for the/or some sense of final privacy...and the arrival of the coroner.

Drunk driving is "buzzed" driving. Statistics we are aware of are higher than anyone realizes. Call a cab...a friend, even the police..they wont arrest you, but would rather take you home...than to have me bag your pieces up.

Please friends? Drinking, drugs...is not worth a life...or more than one life.

MS
EMT
Advanced Life Support

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posted on Sep, 7 2016 @ 06:40 PM
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Flat Earth? sounds like you are pistachioed.
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posted on Sep, 7 2016 @ 06:56 PM
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Hard to read my dear, I´m disappointed, this isn´t even a rant
It´s common sense, I expected you would tie in an actual experience? Flat earth? Relearn things? No offense, this sounds utter lunatic. And people will get at me for pointing this out in 3,2,1...

On the other hand, stared mysterioustranger for bringing some sense into this thread



posted on Sep, 7 2016 @ 07:20 PM
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Don,t drink and drive -- you will spill it all over the vehicle



Dont drink and drive home

take dope and fly home
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posted on Sep, 7 2016 @ 07:20 PM
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originally posted by: peppycat

so be prepared at all times with snacks water and things like Gatorade


Drinking on an empty stomach allows the alcohol to absorb more rapidly. But eating won't sober you up quicker--that's the liver's job, not your stomach.

I have driven home more or less buzzed. But I refuse to get in the car with someone who can't even get their key in the door.


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posted on Sep, 7 2016 @ 07:39 PM
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a reply to: NarcolepticBuddha I do not agree I consume protein and wait half hour then some beverage maybe a bit of drink...and some water...

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posted on Sep, 7 2016 @ 07:42 PM
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a reply to: mysterioustranger okay a story, my dear older woman manager, her siblings kid was outside a friends vehicle getting him to not drink and drive as the there was a sober passanger and a drinking one, then a big semi hit the sober one about to switch to the wheel....sad...sorry about this mess...a ton of my friends are not allowed to drink or drive any more and that's fine with me as well as their family members...
hillbillies I guess...mean to call them that but yes my friends need to chill..and have something other than drinks with spirits...



posted on Sep, 7 2016 @ 07:54 PM
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a reply to: verschickter

Hey! Thanks very much for the support. Drinking and drugging..even slightly "buzzed"...is not worth one single human life taken by driving while under any influence....

Either permanently maimed or disfigured...or dead.

MS



posted on Sep, 7 2016 @ 07:56 PM
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a reply to: peppycat

Thank you for the story. It relates well.

Best, MS



posted on Sep, 7 2016 @ 07:58 PM
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a reply to: mysterioustranger




Call a cab...a friend, even the police..they wont arrest you, but would rather take you home...than to have me bag your pieces up.


As a former cop, I can vouch for that (at least in most small towns). I couldn't stand escorting drunks, but it was better than the alternative. But if you vomited in my patrol car I did make you clean it out (not hard, required a water-hose).

And I reiterate the part about seeing things not willing to describe here.

And yes, texting IS just as bad as drunk/buzzed/baked/etc... driving.



posted on Sep, 7 2016 @ 08:02 PM
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I do not agree I consume protein and wait half hour then some beverage maybe a bit of drink...and some water...


Here you are wrong . . . the ONLY thing to remove alcohol is time. Neither food nor water will remove alcohol or its effects from your system. Then you are just a full drunk instead of a hungry one. You may feel better, but you really are not. If you don't believe me, then wait until that next time that you 'ate yourself sober' and you swerve a bit while driving. When you get pulled over, you'll likely still blow a 0.9+.



posted on Sep, 7 2016 @ 08:07 PM
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a reply to: mysterioustranger
One can´t stress that enough! Let´s not forget some prescription drugs, too. Take a cab or walk or like you said, police will drive you home or get you a cab. It´s just not worth it, I´d rather pay with money than with my life or even worse, causing pain or death to another one.

People who are like "No, I´m fine, drag me to my car and I´ll drive you home."



posted on Sep, 7 2016 @ 11:55 PM
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a reply to: JDeLattre89

oldest argument of all time! there are herbs to remedy the liver in clear water plus then a sop of bread(bit soaked in plain water...the medicine water needs slow intake!...barfing works the best..IMHO..keep ipicac on hand i guess..? if there is no food or water(small amounts from beverages..or water) how to puke out poisen!...call ambulance is my advice...let them deal with ivy needles and stuff, scary i never dealt with that much poisen without puking and then feeling ok...dizzy thats all..
all i do is get slightly tipsy...i am too old for suicidal drinking behaviors....



posted on Sep, 8 2016 @ 07:04 AM
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a reply to: JDeLattre89

Thank you for your past service to the public. MS
edit on 8-9-2016 by mysterioustranger because: removed gender reference as Im not sure! Thanx!



posted on Sep, 8 2016 @ 07:09 AM
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a reply to: peppycat

This notion of eating and drinking water/Gatorade having anything to do with Blood-Alcohol Content being taken seriously by anyone over the age of 15 is disturbing, and possibly explains why there's so many drunks on the road.

Absolutely.

Re.

Diculous.

Please don't spread such potentially life-destroying disinformation! The people who are ignorant enough to believe it are the same type who drink and go on murderous, text-driving jaunts.

Sorry, but science and evidence win here.



posted on Sep, 8 2016 @ 07:11 AM
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a reply to: verschickter

Correct on all your points....then there's the issue of someone on LEGAL prescription drugs...who's been also doing ILLEGAL drugs at the same time...and DRINKING.....

...THEN they get behind the wheel! *"I'm FINE! I'm OK!"

Thanks much! MS



posted on Sep, 8 2016 @ 07:25 AM
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a reply to: JDeLattre89

I wish the cops in the UK were like that where i live , Here you would get busted even if you were in the back of a vehicle sleeping it off with the car keys on you , i have known this to happen to a lot of guys over the years who live out in the sticks and did not want to drive home .

I just found out a couple of years ago that i have a dodgy liver which cannot process my blood very well , Twice over the years i have been busted for drink driving / dr10 / after 1 drink of beer , the police man actuall gave me my keys back and let me drive home after i gave a blood test and thats unheard off .

It got me a totall of 4 years ban from driving and well over $ 2500 of fines and crazy insurance for the next 10 years , A policeman friend of mine told me later if you added up the two times i have been busted it came to a thumb full of beer in the bottom of a pint glass .

But since then the Uk government has slashed the limit for d/d and half a tin of beer will put many over the limit one thing that shocks many brits is the casual way that Americans use their cell phones while driving , here you get slaughtered for such stupidity



posted on Sep, 8 2016 @ 07:54 AM
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You are so right Peppy. Drinking is a privilege that should be treated with maturity and responsibility. Moderation.

You're right its good to drink water as well and keep food in your stomach while you are drinking.

My cousin died when a drunk driver struck her vehicle when she was 16. Her name was Lisa. She was beautiful and kind and talented from what I've been told, I never did have a chance to meet her while she was alive.

Please don't drink and drive. You could kill yourself, you could kill others.

-Alee.



posted on Sep, 8 2016 @ 08:49 AM
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a reply to: peppycat

I know this will go nowhere...but you are very, very wrong on this

I am a former paramedic and former crisis clinician. My first job out of internship was the emergency room in a very busy Chicago hospital followed by a job in two other area hospitals. The reason I even mention he second job, being mental health related and not medical, is because in order for me to assess someone for suicidality, their blood alcohol content (BAC) has to be under .80 or 080 (we use blood)

Now...with that said, we did have many people who were very drunk and making suicidal threats. Often times, by the time their BAC was 050, they did not feel the same way. It was not uncommon for me to have a patient come in whose BAC was 300 or above. The LIVER....not the stomach...not coffee....not food...not herbs...not flushes...is what decides how quickly you drop to below legal limit. For the most part, healthy or mostly healthy people will drop 25 points in an hour. Meaning, if you come in with a BAC of 200, it generally takes 8 hours to reach 000 and 1 hour and 15 minutes to reach under 080 to where I can legally talk to you. However, if the liver is damaged in any way, typically the drop rate is between 15-20 points per hour.

When these people come to the ER, they are usually given an IV and a banana bag (or rally pack), so called for it's light yellow color, in which thiamine, magnesium, and folic acid are given along with a .9% saline solution. This is NOT given to speed up the process of BAC drop. Instead, it is given to mitigate effects of severe hangovers and dehydration.

Food, coffee, protein...all of these things can help someone who is drunk 'feel' sober for a while often due to the sudden rush of caffeine, or the quick intake of sorely needed nutrients after a night of heavy drinking. The food now filling the stomach likewise helps people 'feel' sober due to the filling and calming sensation that food has once eaten. Think "thanksgiving." The reality of triptopan is very overblown. The reason many people feel so calm, happy, and meditative from Thanksgiving is not a chemical, it's because they ate a lot.

Unfortunately, none of your proposed methods of becoming sober quickly are anything more than, "I feel better," but the BAC is still well above legal limits.



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