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GoddessOfGuinness Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-11-05 02:33 AM
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21. An alcoholic is someone who must have that drink.
It doesn't matter whether it's every day or once a week. It doesn't matter whether it causes problems or doesn't, or if they get drunk or not. If your friend who has wine with dinner every night can't go without it, they're addicted.

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  -what is your definition of "alcoholic"? grasswire  Apr-11-05 01:11 AM   #0 
  - If one's drinking is causing a problem  The Traveler   Apr-11-05 01:15 AM   #1 
  - eh I dunno...not YET I'd say but keep an eye on it  FarceOfNature   Apr-11-05 01:15 AM   #2 
  - That's probably for him/her to figure out.  Technowitch   Apr-11-05 01:16 AM   #3 
  - alcoholic  imenja   Apr-11-05 01:17 AM   #4 
  - Someone who drinks all the time and makes everyone miserable  LeighAnn   Apr-11-05 01:18 AM   #5 
  - I'd call them a light drinker  Djinn   Apr-11-05 01:20 AM   #6 
  - I'm an alcoholic.  Kire   Apr-11-05 01:22 AM   #7 
  - good job, kire  Skittles   Apr-11-05 02:33 AM   #22 
  - sorry to hear about your brother  Kire   Apr-11-05 04:56 AM   #25 
  - Me too. Because I say so.  zanne   Apr-11-05 07:52 AM   #28 
  - To you  Debi   Apr-11-05 05:32 PM   #32 
  - if they have  realisticphish   Apr-11-05 01:26 AM   #8 
  - I would say no.  Jamastiene   Apr-11-05 01:28 AM   #9 
  - well, none of those things are happening  grasswire   Apr-11-05 01:34 AM   #10 
  - tough call. alcohol tends to amplify existing personality traits..  FarceOfNature   Apr-11-05 01:56 AM   #14 
     - good point....  grasswire   Apr-11-05 02:04 AM   #18 
  - this:  Neoma   Apr-11-05 01:35 AM   #11 
  - Daddy  Radical Activist   Apr-11-05 01:52 AM   #12 
  - insert emoticon for sad face here (eom)  grasswire   Apr-11-05 01:59 AM   #15 
  - Alcoholism is Progressive  SoDesuKa   Apr-11-05 01:53 AM   #13 
  - My old friends  last_texas_dem   Apr-11-05 02:01 AM   #16 
  - That's interesting.  crispini   Apr-11-05 08:09 AM   #30 
  - The Classic Definition, Ma'am  The Magistrate   Apr-11-05 02:03 AM   #17 
  - good point....  grasswire   Apr-11-05 02:06 AM   #19 
  - If you NEED a drink then you're an alcoholic  billyskank   Apr-11-05 02:25 AM   #20 
  - "needing a drink because you've had an abnormally bad day"  GoddessOfGuinness   Apr-11-05 02:38 AM   #23 
  - An alcoholic is someone who must have that drink.  GoddessOfGuinness   Apr-11-05 02:33 AM   #21 
  - It's dependancy not quantity  tjwmason   Apr-11-05 04:01 AM   #24 
  - grasswire, I hope you are not...  Kire   Apr-11-05 05:40 AM   #26 
  - that's a ridiculous assumption  grasswire   Apr-11-05 05:17 PM   #31 
  - An alcoholic is not necessarily the same thing...  whoisalhedges   Apr-11-05 06:42 AM   #27 
  - Anyone who drinks half as much as me...  BikeWriter   Apr-11-05 08:02 AM   #29 
  - When it interferes with other parts of your life.  Worst Username Ever   Apr-11-05 05:36 PM   #33 

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