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How much are you drinking?

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How much do you drink

0 - 5 units
2
10%
5 - 10 units
9
43%
11 - 15 units
1
5%
16 - 20 units
2
10%
21 - 25 units
2
10%
who's counting?
5
24%
 
Total votes : 21

How much are you drinking?

Postby martin grant » Fri Jun 22, 2007 1:50 pm

Most weeks I'll have a drink 5 nights a week. Usually I'll take Monday and Tuesday off, give myself a wee rest. When I do drink I'll probably have a couple of drams in the house. If one unit of alcohol is one dram, one glass of wine or a half pint of beer, how much are you drinking?

By the time you add in a couple of glasses of wine (and the odd cocktail!) I reckon I get through about 15 units a week. How does this compare with everyone else?
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Postby les taylor » Fri Jun 22, 2007 2:16 pm

Martin cocktails don't count they are free units . As they are girly dinks and come under the banner of slimfast.


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Postby Wave » Fri Jun 22, 2007 2:18 pm

5~10 'units'
I really don't drink all that much now and haven't for the last several years ...Doctor's orders. :headbang:


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Postby martin grant » Fri Jun 22, 2007 2:19 pm

les taylor wrote:Martin cocktails don't count they are free units . As they are girly dinks and come under the banner of slimfast.


:shock:


Sorry, should have previously mentioned - same rule applies to white zinfandel
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Postby Feldrin » Fri Jun 22, 2007 2:33 pm

5-10 units...I think (or perhaps I should say, hope)

I've gone down to limiting a 'dram' to 1cl if I'm tasting a lot in an evening. Otherwise, I pour 2-3cl and usually not have more then 2 drams. Neither my body nor my budget whishes to be stretched to the limit so I'm quite happy with small amounts. And heck, if I really want to enjoy the evening I pour something from Islay which afterwards stays in my mouth and nostrils for another half an hour or so. Lovely finishes always.
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Postby Leither » Fri Jun 22, 2007 2:34 pm

Around the 20 mark for me with about 6-8 units being beer, the rest being whisky.

Missus normally makes up cocktails when I have whisky so maybe a couple of these too (but they're just juice and don't count).

TFI Friday :thumbsup:
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Postby Deactivated Member » Fri Jun 22, 2007 2:36 pm

Too much, and not enough.
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Postby bamber » Fri Jun 22, 2007 2:59 pm

More than 25.
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Postby irishwhiskeychaser » Fri Jun 22, 2007 3:03 pm

les taylor wrote:Martin cocktails don't count they are free units . As they are girly dinks and come under the banner of slimfast.


:shock:


Brilliant Les your killing me here ....

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Sorry Martin but it was funny.... good come back though with the white Zin...
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Postby Ganga » Fri Jun 22, 2007 10:00 pm

What's a unit? I think mine are 5-6 cl. Several on Friday and Saturday night. Only occasionally do I have some Sunday through Thursday. "After 8 or 9 though, it's liable to degenerate into drinking." :thumbsup:
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Postby Quaichuser » Fri Jun 22, 2007 10:10 pm

I'd have to say 5 or 6 but since I haven't used a shot glass in 30yrs it's probably closer to 10. :angel:

I might say two fingers worth but depending on the stress of the day that could be 2 and thumb's worth ...or 1st and 4th.
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Postby Paul A Jellis » Sat Jun 23, 2007 12:42 am

25+ I drink to forget - what was the question again?
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Postby LeoDLion » Wed Jul 11, 2007 6:25 pm

One drink before dinner, another drink while eating. After eating, none. So that adds up to two.

If I am on vacation, all restrictions are off. I drink whenever I like too.
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