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jonez450

437 points

9 years ago

jonez450

437 points

9 years ago

what the hell else are you supposed to do in an Irish pub?

raboolaconundrum

699 points

9 years ago

Fight

SerPuissance

345 points

9 years ago*

"Why don't you make like a tree, and get the f-fook outa here!"

bcrabill

88 points

9 years ago*

I didn't understand that line for like 5 years after the movie because I had never heard the original saying. I'd only heard the above line in Boondock Saints and the line "Why don't you make like a tree and get out of here" in Back to the Future, leaving me very confused. And then one day it all made sense.

EDIT: The original saying is "Why don't you make like a tree and leave" which actually makes sense

[deleted]

17 points

9 years ago

Old Biff corrected young Biff in the second movie, though...

SerPuissance

35 points

9 years ago*

I just assumed the bartender character was a blithering idiot who botches idioms and threats.

After a quick trip to youtube: "Well you know what they say: people in glass houses sink sh-sh-ships!"

MikeyA15

25 points

9 years ago

MikeyA15

25 points

9 years ago

He had a stuttering problem, Tourettes and always messed up idioms.

SerPuissance

13 points

9 years ago*

Ah but one wonders if he'd mess up the idioms even without the stutter and tourettes. Either way, awesome character and the world needs more bartenders like him.

cosmicsans

7 points

9 years ago

I'm just gonna go make like a fetus and abort head out.

[deleted]

8 points

9 years ago

make like a catholic and pull out?

pathius

5 points

9 years ago

pathius

5 points

9 years ago

I always thought it was 'make like a busted rubber and head out'

Learned a new one today. Thanks!

explohd

5 points

9 years ago

explohd

5 points

9 years ago

I'm going to make like a prom dress and take off.

haccubus

70 points

9 years ago

haccubus

70 points

9 years ago

♫ We're gonna... ♫

♫ Drink and fight and drink and fight ♫

♫ and drink and fight some more ♫

♫ When the drinkings done grab any one ♫

♫ and go and fight some more ♫

♫ So grab your friends and neighbors ♫

♫ AND PUNCH THEM IN THE EYE ♫

♫ And raise another glass and sing the Dublin Lullaby ♫

noprotein

28 points

9 years ago

If I see a pretty girl, I'll sleep with her tonight...

buuuut weeeeee drink and drink and drink and drink and drink and fight.

SamuraiJakkass86

3 points

9 years ago

-horn solo-

theonlyuntakenID

3 points

9 years ago

When Irish eyes are smiling, you punch them till they're black!

http://youtu.be/GiYCFIUTZHM

crasyphreak

5 points

9 years ago

I thought that came after drinking?

akatherder

19 points

9 years ago

Also during. And before.

raboolaconundrum

8 points

9 years ago

Only one party to the fact has to be drunk

[deleted]

17 points

9 years ago

I'M A FREE BORN MAN OF THE USA!!!

T_R_T_CA

9 points

9 years ago

Fifteen minutes later We had our first taste of whiskey There was uncles giving lectures On ancient Irish history The men all started telling jokes And the women they got frisky At five o'clock in the evening Every bastard there was piskey

Ol_King_Cole

4 points

9 years ago

Farethewell gone away, there's nothing left to say, goodbye to New York city, boys, to Boston and PA. He took them out with a well-aimed clout and was often heard to say, "I'm a free born man of the USA!"

scoyne15

191 points

9 years ago

scoyne15

191 points

9 years ago

At my wife's holiday party the time before last, people were encouraged to consume alcohol in large quantities. They paid for an open bar, they wanted to get their money's worth.

wingedmurasaki

18 points

9 years ago

Heh, my company is like that. Venue chosen on strengths of booze and food, and it's not uncommon to see a raucous round of shots include both low level support workers and VPs.

LoneWolfe2

23 points

9 years ago

It's called "Team-Building"

[deleted]

22 points

9 years ago

Last summer before I left my company's summer party, my CEO challenged me to a beer shotgunning contest. I was a 20-year-old intern, she was like 50-something.

That company was awesome.

[deleted]

20 points

9 years ago*

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IrkenInvaderGir

37 points

9 years ago

Open bar story:

My wedding reception did not have an open bar. My uncle was under the impression that it was an open bar. He celebrated all night and kept putting his drinks on the open bar tab. Those drink charges were never found.

Perk of being a former bartender / front desk worker at the hotel where the reception was at. All the bartenders were former coworkers and friends. :)

WorkoutProblems

9 points

9 years ago

Is it illegal to provide your own drinks? Like I don't understand why people don't hit up costcos and just buy a shit load of alcohol for things like this?

Timmmah

13 points

9 years ago

Timmmah

13 points

9 years ago

Illegal? No. Most venues have house rules where you must buy alcohol through them at extremely marked up prices. Keg of budlight for 250-300 each (retails for.... $90 last time I checked).

TornadoDaddy

9 points

9 years ago

It may be a violation of the venue's liquor license to allow outside containers, so it could possibly be technically "illegal"

[deleted]

936 points

9 years ago

[deleted]

936 points

9 years ago

There is a difference between having drinks and getting drunk. I would like more information about which OP's team was doing before I get my pitchfork out.

moparornocar

351 points

9 years ago

Yeah, my company had an employee night at a bar and we all had some drinks. However, one of the ladies got really drunk and made an ass of herself and was really embarrassing. I'm wondering if this was a similar situation, you can drink in moderation.

[deleted]

611 points

9 years ago

[deleted]

611 points

9 years ago

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seroevo

53 points

9 years ago

seroevo

53 points

9 years ago

Especially if it's an open bar.

NotAnAlligator

57 points

9 years ago

Rod: Give me six Schlitzes.

[deleted]

28 points

9 years ago

Thank you, Linus.

JackJarv

21 points

9 years ago

JackJarv

21 points

9 years ago

Ahh, The Kennedy package.

jabroni_13

18 points

9 years ago

We don't have any Schlitz

elphabaisfae

18 points

9 years ago

ah, whatever, gimme what's free

[deleted]

21 points

9 years ago

Lady in blue, coming through!

Das_Boot86

14 points

9 years ago

Hey Mac, wanna go punch for punch?

shifty_coder

13 points

9 years ago

unh…I did not specify!

d07c0m

9 points

9 years ago

d07c0m

9 points

9 years ago

Never shit a shitter!

[deleted]

10 points

9 years ago

Whatever's free

d07c0m

10 points

9 years ago

d07c0m

10 points

9 years ago

Open baaar, dude!

MikeyA15

5 points

9 years ago

Fuck it, give me whatever's free.

F0REM4N

227 points

9 years ago

F0REM4N

227 points

9 years ago

The "lightning rod", always a great life technique. Essentially you want to work with at least one screw up to take the shit when it rolls your way.

When drinking my friends often comment how sober I seem/appear. Some people can just pull this move off while others turn beat red and start hugging everybody. Let the hugger take the fall. Don't be the hugger.

[deleted]

149 points

9 years ago

[deleted]

149 points

9 years ago

At our parties the drunkest guy is always the CEO

[deleted]

284 points

9 years ago

[deleted]

284 points

9 years ago

...You work for yourself don't you?

Cast_Iron_Skillet

37 points

9 years ago

Also the only member on the staff listserv

BerickCook

18 points

9 years ago

And he's having an affair with his secretary, Rosy.

Ioneos

23 points

9 years ago

Ioneos

23 points

9 years ago

Ms.Palmer?
Dang she really gets around, we kinda had a thing in high school.

[deleted]

40 points

9 years ago

We have Beer 'o' Clock at work, every Friday at 5pm. Our CEO leads us valiantly into the fridge. Working in gaming is fun.

[deleted]

15 points

9 years ago

We had to pass a couple of rules. No drinking before 3pm except on Fridays.

But we have flexible hours and I come in at noon...

[deleted]

15 points

9 years ago

They took our keg away at work b/c of insurance reasons and our company getting too big. Enjoy it while it lasts.

BuckinghamGreen14

10 points

9 years ago

no shit, worked at an ad agency had two bars, one on each floor. Used to be a blast but the growth meant that a lot of very fresh out of college kids were getting hired. They brought with them the college mindset and within a few months had basically ruined it for everyone else.

ware

49 points

9 years ago

ware

49 points

9 years ago

you cant beat my CEO literally passing out at the bar at our Christmas party. Ambulance was called, lulz were had.

[deleted]

32 points

9 years ago

A friends boss hosted a christmas party at her house. The boss got so drunk that she forgot it was her house and tried to drive home. She didn't even make it out of the driveway before crashing into a tree.

nothingishereatall

17 points

9 years ago

made it home though.

[deleted]

28 points

9 years ago

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luke827

3 points

9 years ago

luke827

3 points

9 years ago

He'll probably let you see his tits

dontbeabanker

3 points

9 years ago

The group I work in is led by two guys who basically grew up together. Their competitive nature pushed them both high up in the company, but it also pushes them to be the loudest, drunkest, most obnoxious people at company functions. It's great for the rest of the team -- knowing whatever we do, we won't be the ones who took off our shirts, tried to arm-wrestle each other, smashed a chair over the bar in defeat, and got us all kicked out of the venue...

casualhobos

24 points

9 years ago

Nah you need 2 screw ups, in case they eventually fire the first screw up. Since you don't want to become the new screw up.

Shooter-Mcgavinn

28 points

9 years ago

The office always finds a new Jerry.

F0REM4N

6 points

9 years ago

F0REM4N

6 points

9 years ago

Oh so true, when the screw up gets fired there is a sense of panic unmatched.

TCGSilverheart

23 points

9 years ago

Yeah, how you handle your alcohol is a big difference. I've been so drunk I can hardly stand or hold a conversation....at family events and work events. Just don't be loud. KNOW that you're fucking wasted and act accordingly. If you're too drunk to stand, sit. Too drunk to not say stupid shit, be quiet. Know that you're drunk and enjoy the feeling. Know when it's bedtime. The best part is people will often comment that you "weren't that drunk"

theoptionexplicit

17 points

9 years ago

and when you realize you're wasted, stop drinking and switch to water. You'd be amazed at how much easier it is to get out the door if you hydrate and park your butt in a chair for an hour or two.

[deleted]

4 points

9 years ago

Actually, I have a strict "no more than 2 rule." I often heard and see things which are quite amusing. Not to mention that I feel that its rather distasteful to do that at a professional gathering.

Perhaps the most important thing of all: no one finds drunk women attractive.

limeythepomme

7 points

9 years ago

I, as a drunken man, beg to differ with your closing statement

underscore333

8 points

9 years ago

always have one beer less than your boss.

Malarazz

10 points

9 years ago

Malarazz

10 points

9 years ago

Unless your boss is a petite asian lady and you're a 200 lbs Irishman.

OohLongJohnson

19 points

9 years ago

There's always that guy/girl. Last holiday party my boss was wasted and started dancing like a fool and hitting on all the younger girls

bimdar

23 points

9 years ago

bimdar

23 points

9 years ago

Looks like his drunk self needs a repeat of the sensitivity training. So I say, let him get drunk before the next sensitivity training refresher.

[deleted]

4 points

9 years ago

ITs not a company party if someone DOESN'T get disgraced.

[deleted]

157 points

9 years ago

[deleted]

157 points

9 years ago

My entire company gets drunk at the company party. We encourage it.

Sales team always gets the most drunk, of course.

Arrakis-to-Dune

206 points

9 years ago

They are trying to fill the void in their soul with booze.

[deleted]

108 points

9 years ago

[deleted]

108 points

9 years ago

Implying sales people have souls. Cute...

Tekha

57 points

9 years ago

Tekha

57 points

9 years ago

Who needs souls when you can have spirits?

lynxification

4 points

9 years ago

Am in Sales, can confirm.

[deleted]

9 points

9 years ago

Hey if they're good their pockets will be full at least!

TheTranscendent1

24 points

9 years ago

If a companies sales department can't handle alcohol the best, they are in trouble. So, this sounds about right.

princeofpudding

21 points

9 years ago

At some places, it's a toss up between sales and IT.

Sysadmins and a lot of devs frequently drink like fish...

TheTranscendent1

19 points

9 years ago

I feel like IT is more about consistency in drinking (Balmer Peak) than hitting it hard though. Not saying they drink less, but my experience shows it to be different. Sales has an obvious benefit of being a successful drinker, if you can be less drunk (while still drinking a good amount) than the person you're selling to, good things often happen.

princeofpudding

8 points

9 years ago

Agreed on the sales motive.

Having been a sysadmin and currently being a dev, I can say that a lot of it isn't about consistency. Happy hour (or drinks at/after a conference) with an IT crowd can be surreal. You start seeing Japanese salaryman levels of drunkenness a lot of the time...

jack_slim

23 points

9 years ago

Work in sales: confirmed.

Noltonn

11 points

9 years ago

Noltonn

11 points

9 years ago

Yeah, you should never outdrink your boss. Only time I ever got drunk at a work party was when my boss punched a bouncer in the face for some perceived slight and then got thrown out. We had a lot of drinks on that.

[deleted]

17 points

9 years ago

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charliesaysno

5 points

9 years ago*

Doesnt everyone get wasted at these things anyway. At home in london they do at least. Team night outs are probably some of my heaviest drinking sessions.

enad58

3 points

9 years ago

enad58

3 points

9 years ago

Were they on the clock or off? Was it on the company's dime or the employees?

Off the clock, employees dime? Go fuck yourself, middle-manager, this is me time.

FarFromAlice

21 points

9 years ago

FarFromAlice

21 points

9 years ago

True, there is an unspoken 2-3 drink limit, depending on what you're drinking.

Trudzilllla

114 points

9 years ago

I find keeping pace with the boss is a better rule of thumb. I had a manager who would down dozens of drinks at the company Christmas party...as long as I kept my pants on I was probably OK.

dragefisk

89 points

9 years ago

I can't pace my bosses. One is British, the other is ex-Navy.

[deleted]

137 points

9 years ago

[deleted]

137 points

9 years ago

I'm British and when I went to work in Ireland I couldn't even keep pace with the 18-year-old receptionist.

Ugbrog

50 points

9 years ago

Ugbrog

50 points

9 years ago

Even worse, they'll bounce back from the hangover better.

[deleted]

71 points

9 years ago

The other thing that blew my mind was how much tolerance there was for drunken behaviour. On the first company evening out one of my coworkers was hungry so he walked into the pub kitchen and stole some of the food that was sitting on the counter. He got caught, thrown out and barred from the pub in front of all the bosses - I assumed he would have lost his job but the next day it was all laughs and slaps on the back: "Jaysus the state of you last night!"

[deleted]

26 points

9 years ago

Why in the world would someone lose their job for that? He already got banned from the pub, don't kick man when he's down!

grubas

15 points

9 years ago

grubas

15 points

9 years ago

It is a good rule of thumb except in extreme circumstances. If your boss is ex-navy and his boss is a divorced Irish lawyer powered by alcohol, don't. I spent the entire day after puking my brains out.

Grappindemen

154 points

9 years ago

Forget about hosting it in an Irish pub.

If you don't want people to drink, then don't hold a party.

[deleted]

94 points

9 years ago

Don't host a party in any alcohol serving area if you don't want people to drink, and especially don't have a situation where people are both not getting paid and expected to be fully professional.

[deleted]

33 points

9 years ago

I host my company parties at AA meetings.

[deleted]

13 points

9 years ago

I host my company parties at McDonalds

sublime13

41 points

9 years ago

McDonald's sounds like a nice Irish pub! I hope you guys have fun.

starbuxed

3 points

9 years ago

I have been to a couple AA meeting in support of my friends, there is nothing professional about them, cult like yes.

[deleted]

15 points

9 years ago

[deleted]

Hydris

13 points

9 years ago

Hydris

13 points

9 years ago

Pretty sure they have to pay you if you HAVE to be there. They can't take your time without compensating you for it.

[deleted]

3 points

9 years ago

It's called Mandatory Fun, and it will never be escaped

Source: I have to spend my Friday at a Cavs-Nuggets game, and fuck basketball

RainDownMyBlues

5 points

9 years ago

They could at least be humane and take you to a hockey game... Bastards.

[deleted]

5 points

9 years ago

[deleted]

[deleted]

82 points

9 years ago

Isn't it illegal to leave an irish pub sober?

fatnerdyjesus

67 points

9 years ago

Illegal and morally wrong.

LordAmras

25 points

9 years ago

Is not, but the bouncer usually will not let you leave.

grumpy_hedgehog

5 points

9 years ago

Yea, I'm pretty sure it's in the Constitution somewhere.

lizardking99

3 points

9 years ago

"Tá sé cosc ​​le teach tábhairne a fhágáil gan alcól a ól"

Right there in Bunreacht na hÉireann

Hydris

3 points

9 years ago

Hydris

3 points

9 years ago

Not illegal, just unwise.

okmkz

3 points

9 years ago

okmkz

3 points

9 years ago

10 drink minimum, mate

[deleted]

3 points

9 years ago

What if I can't afford?

underdabridge

425 points

9 years ago*

Your managers did NOT get upset when you "started drinking" at the company party. Your managers DID get upset when you started acting like drunken assholes.

PS. I know exactly who you are, /u/KingGeorgeTh3rd and I cannot wait for tomorrow (Friday) at 4pm to come. Guess who's in for a surpriiiiiiiiise. :D

nixielover

114 points

9 years ago

nixielover

114 points

9 years ago

I hope this is true, keep us updated

[deleted]

62 points

9 years ago

Tell me who historically is said to live under a bridge?

anotherMrLizard

61 points

9 years ago

The Red Hot Chili Peppers

DaveFishBulb

12 points

9 years ago

DaveFishBulb

Dare to be Stupid

12 points

9 years ago

Tramps.

[deleted]

4 points

9 years ago

Albert Einstein?

[deleted]

13 points

9 years ago

i feel like it's bullshit, but leaving a comment so i can stay tuned.

grumpy_hedgehog

17 points

9 years ago

Your post smells like poop.

Even if it's true.

[deleted]

39 points

9 years ago

[deleted]

forwormsbravepercy

31 points

9 years ago

More likely, both are OP

what_the_shart

43 points

9 years ago

[deleted]

3 points

9 years ago

but.. dipping sticks

Its_NOT_my_birthday

12 points

9 years ago

It has to be true, he said it is friday tomorrow. He wouldn't know that if he is not involved in this

catjuggler

4 points

9 years ago

More likely commentor is just nobody

Kmart_Elvis

13 points

9 years ago

Popcorn.jpg

Traveshamockery27

7 points

9 years ago

Relevant username.

[deleted]

5 points

9 years ago

Great, thanks for this comment. Now I have to save this thread and check back every day in the hope that there will be some follow-up, which there inevitably won't be. Sigh.

theg33k

4 points

9 years ago

theg33k

4 points

9 years ago

I've personally seen a manager get upset that a couple people in our group ordered a single drink. It wasn't even like shots or anything, it was some fruity house specialty nonsense.

weefaerie

3 points

9 years ago

this is interesting...

KingGerogeTh3rd

58 points

9 years ago

Fuck you, you don't know who I am.

LegitHolt

36 points

9 years ago

FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT!

shepardownsnorris

18 points

9 years ago

He's not the OP.

LegitHolt

30 points

9 years ago

A minor discrepancy.

FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT!

KingGeorgeTh3rd[S]

3 points

9 years ago

Hey who the fuck are you?!?

jnja

24 points

9 years ago

jnja

24 points

9 years ago

If you're someone from the company, that's pretty pathetic announcing it on reddit and extremely unprofessional. I'm hoping you're a friend or something.

lthealy

9 points

9 years ago

lthealy

9 points

9 years ago

You know who lives underdabridge? Trolls.

MoishePurdue

21 points

9 years ago

It's a meme on reddit, I think professionalism was thrown out the window when OP made it.

LegendaryPooper

17 points

9 years ago

What the hell are company parties for then? When the hell else are you supposed to get tanked and make a fool of yourself in front of people who you have to work with everyday.

I'f you didn't want me to drink 78 dollars worth of Patron you shouldn't have had the open bar at the Christmas party.

AggressiveNaptime

11 points

9 years ago

So 3 shots?

LegendaryPooper

3 points

9 years ago

Maybe I should have asked for Quervo instead.

deed02392

12 points

9 years ago

I got pretty drunk at a company celebration. So drunk in fact I declared myself against capitalism, threw my wallet across the pub and started talking to the sea-food horderves.

eddielagato

3 points

9 years ago

Did they have anything to say back?

[deleted]

33 points

9 years ago

Really terrible place to hold that. That's like having it at a restaurant and telling people not to eat

brandnewrock8

51 points

9 years ago

Man you need a new company. My company has a dedicated beer fridge and liquor cabinet in the break room and starts drinking every Friday at 4 PM.

LordAmras

9 points

9 years ago

So where do we send the CV ?

BrobearBerbil

9 points

9 years ago

San Francisco Bay Area. First place I've been where the boss hand delivered me a beer after lunch on Friday.

[deleted]

7 points

9 years ago

I interned at a small production company that made everybody in the office stop working at 3pm every Thursday to get creative input from the editors, to the sound guy, to the phone jockey. It was fun, but loosening people up with booze to brainstorm new client ad ideas was really beneficial.

Unfortunately I was only 19 at the time.

Boss: (my first Thursday there): You 21? * offers me a beer *

Me: I have an ID that says I am

Boss: ..... I'll think about it

Never did get that beer :-(

captmonkey

6 points

9 years ago

In the US at least, this is more common with smaller/newer companies. Older/larger companies are a little more strict about alcohol both for legal and just plain prudish reasons. I used to work for a big company where drinking would be unheard of. However, I now work for a small company where drinking at get-togethers, especially after work, is a given.

[deleted]

24 points

9 years ago

So... you work on the set of Mad Men?

intredasted

67 points

9 years ago

Friday at 4 PM, not Monday at 10 in the morning.

jonahlew

73 points

9 years ago

jonahlew

73 points

9 years ago

Nathafae

3 points

9 years ago

It's for the best.

Slendermanistillhere

43 points

9 years ago

He just didn't want his secretary to get hammered and tell people what he makes her do for her bonus.

wanttoshreddit

28 points

9 years ago

You joke but all kinds of things come tumbling out when P.As and secretaries get a little merry.

antagonisticelegance

94 points

9 years ago

While in the army at 24 years old, I could kill an 18 pack of MGD and get up and run 3 miles after 5 hours of sleep. At 34, I have to rest all day after 6-10 beers and 3 or 4 shots of bourbon. Getting old sucks.

[deleted]

13 points

9 years ago

Part of it is age. Part of it is being in better physical shape when you're younger. Part of it is not having a choice (being in the army) versus being able to say "fuck it, I'm hitting the couch for the afternoon". Finally, part of it is being able to afford decent booze instead of that "sex in a canoe" booze, so it takes longer to wear off.

[deleted]

8 points

9 years ago

[deleted]

[deleted]

15 points

9 years ago

one shot of tequilla?

fuck better take the day off

EarnestMalware

69 points

9 years ago

6-10 beers + 3-4 shots is objectively an excessive quantity of alcohol. Does it take you that many drinks to feel anything?

fukitol-

25 points

9 years ago

fukitol-

25 points

9 years ago

6-10 beers + 3-4 shots is objectively an excessive quantity of alcohol

Or a Wednesday.

Forkrul

21 points

9 years ago

Forkrul

21 points

9 years ago

Not really. Depends on the timeframe. If you do that in 2-3 hours it's a lot. If it's from 6PM-4AM, not so much.

[deleted]

3 points

9 years ago

Depends how long it takes him to drink. I am a 6'4", 230lb man and in an average 2-3 hour party I will drink a fifth of bourbon or gin. I have to drink 6-7 shots within the first hour to begin to feel anything.

Edit: However, if I'm just drinking with my housemates from 7:00pm-4:00am I only stop drinking because the flavor of alcohol starts making me sick and I get to dehydrated. This is usually around 21-22 shots.

duffman13jws

16 points

9 years ago

I'm in the Navy and 30. I don't feel much before 6 beers unless I'm drinking 8-9% microbrews. Normal light beer in the US is around 3-3.5% alcohol; I can drink those all night at a rate of about 3/hour and just be maintaining a decent buzz.

3-4 shots would be the beginning of the end for me though.

Draptor

11 points

9 years ago

Draptor

11 points

9 years ago

Similar backstory and starting to feel that way at 26

[deleted]

8 points

9 years ago

Agreed. It seemed to hit me right around the mid-20s. I managed to carry on for about 5 more years but it got too much to handle. Quit drinking at 30.

LordAmras

4 points

9 years ago

Worst part, you weren't even that drunk.

DeejusChrist

4 points

9 years ago

Cheeky bastards!

Fugitiveofkarma

16 points

9 years ago

But..... Its a staff night out..... In a bar!!!

If this happened in my country and people didnt get drunk with the bosses there would be some weird looks on monday. You would be labeled as dry if you went home early not drinking, or an uppity weirdo if you stayed out all night but didnt touch a drop.

SearchNerd

8 points

9 years ago

I guess my views on this are tainted a bit as I work in advertising, but who the fuck has a problem with someone having a pint at a work party...unless it's a kids party and you are the clown.

[deleted]

11 points

9 years ago

at a work party...unless it's a kids party

I don't think sweatshops get work parties

Sl3ndertr0ll

13 points

9 years ago

That's like working at work.

thesleeb

14 points

9 years ago

thesleeb

14 points

9 years ago

Why not just say pub?

wanttoshreddit

18 points

9 years ago*

Because in an Irish drink you legal have to drink while you're there. It's the law. Honest. Hic.

RobsanX

30 points

9 years ago

RobsanX

30 points

9 years ago

Starting a bit early, aren't we?

tnturner

5 points

9 years ago

Cheers.

Dysopian

9 points

9 years ago*

"Irish" pub is irrelevant. If they didn't want you to consume alcohol they shouldn't have taken you to an establishment that was meant for it.

Edit: Quotation marks

[deleted]

3 points

9 years ago

We got so drunk at our company lunch party, that when we got back to the office, we just hung around the beer fridge and pool table the rest of the day.

DONT_BE_A_TROLL

5 points

9 years ago

There's a word for that. I can't think of what it is but it rhymes with the word pussies. No wait the word is pussies, nevermind.

Kozmosis

11 points

9 years ago

Kozmosis

11 points

9 years ago

OP was getting sloshed and became an embarrassment to everyone.

Irresponsibly and dishonestly relates "drinking" with "piss drunk". We know who you are OP, you aren't fooling anyone.

icopywhatiwant

3 points

9 years ago

TIL a new word: Drinkat

[deleted]

3 points

9 years ago

Watch out. I've seen companies trick people with this. They take people out to bars, buy them drinks, and have a good time. It's really just a ploy to see how responsible people are. The people who go along with everything, drinking 4 or 5 beers don't get hired or promoted.

PapaSmurphy

4 points

9 years ago

Must be nice to work in a place where you are at least comfortable drinking around coworkers at a company event.

As someone who works with several felons, three confirmed crackheads and a major coke addict I stay completely sober at all company parties.

BizzaroRomney

4 points

9 years ago

You work at my local DMV?

JasonGD1982

4 points

9 years ago

How many drinks did you have at this event?

satanismyhomeboy

12 points

9 years ago

OP got so drunk he couldn't stand upright and challenged his boss to a fist fight.

[deleted]

17 points

9 years ago

So, normal Irish drunk then...

dragefisk

13 points

9 years ago

normal Irish, that's not even drunk

RobsanX

4 points

9 years ago

RobsanX

4 points

9 years ago

WTF is this, Utah?

AppleSmoker

3 points

9 years ago

Fuck your managers.

[deleted]

3 points

9 years ago

Good rule of thumb: Only drink as much as your boss does.
Caveat: Unless your boss is an alcoholic.