posted on Mar, 4 2004 @ 10:39 AM
Originally posted by asala
Geeze guys your harsh... these are 11yr old kids we are talking about... Yes they did something really dumb.
But thats what kids do... they usuly learn by there mistakes...but now they wont have the chance,
Yes, learning by making mistakes is part of growing up, learning, and so on. This would count as not only a mistake, but a big, fat, stupid,
careless, mistake that only someone suffering from 'Head-up-ass-disease' would be caught doing. I don't mean ditching school to go tie one on. Or
even just sittin' down with a buddy and getting hammered for the hell of it. That would just be typical 'screwing around' type behavior. These
guys went way past that point.
Blood alcohol content of .5 and .2 is not normal drinking or even good ol' fashion piss drunk drinking. (Maybe the .2 but not .5, and especially not
when you're 11y/o) Let's say this kid was 100lbs.
For .08 at 100lbs. is about 2 drinks.(1 Drink=1.25 oz. @ 80 proof, with a reduction of .01 per every 40min. approx.)
That means to hit a .5 this 'loser in the making' drank roughly 12 shots within an hour. A normal can of soda is 12oz. which is a little less but
close to what we're looking at. Add in the fact that booze doesn't taste that great straight, especially at 11y/o and you'll see this bone head
kid was gulping it down like cool-aid.
Hence my Darwin comment. This kid would've been killing someone in a DUI in a few more years.