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Madspirit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-09-07 09:23 PM
Response to Reply #18
21. I Agree...lots of denial
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  -Ever Driven Drunk? Madspirit  Jun-09-07 08:45 PM   #0 
  - The Votes are coming in...  Madspirit   Jun-09-07 08:49 PM   #1 
  - Not since I was in my 20's.  El Supremo   Jun-09-07 08:50 PM   #2 
  - Honestly, I'm Not Sure  Crisco   Jun-09-07 08:51 PM   #3 
  - Ever driven drunk AND stoned?  baldguy   Jun-09-07 08:51 PM   #4 
  - Yes, a wonderful experience.  MisterHowdy   Jun-09-07 08:56 PM   #9 
  - I drove immediately after getting stoned for the first time.  Matsubara   Jun-09-07 09:25 PM   #24 
  - Replies 9 and 24 make an interesting contrast here (nt)  Posteritatis   Jun-09-07 10:52 PM   #50 
  - Yes, but it was a different time.  tritsofme   Jun-09-07 08:53 PM   #5 
  - But there's a difference between the "legal limit" and actually being drunk.  Redstone   Jun-09-07 08:53 PM   #6 
  - Yeah, That's Changed a Great Deal  Crisco   Jun-09-07 08:55 PM   #7 
  - Nope..don't drink much...Just occasionally wine. I had an Accident....  BlueJazz   Jun-09-07 08:55 PM   #8 
  - No way  Raine   Jun-09-07 08:58 PM   #10 
  - Road a bicycle drunk once. That was a pain. Not for 25 yrs.  uppityperson   Jun-09-07 09:00 PM   #11 
  - I tried to skateboard after a full bottle of Cook's 'champagne'  petronius   Jun-09-07 09:54 PM   #37 
  - I used to do that quite a bit.  NCevilDUer   Jun-09-07 10:37 PM   #45 
  - I knew I was impaired, took back streets, kept bouncing off parked cars, weaving around  uppityperson   Jun-09-07 10:46 PM   #47 
  - I used to cycle drunk all the time  taterguy   Jun-10-07 04:11 AM   #57 
  - I've been a "designated driver" for nearly 20 years - available to all friends & family at any time.  TahitiNut   Jun-09-07 09:01 PM   #12 
  - Yup.... In Atlanta, cops used to charge those walking while  hlthe2b   Jun-09-07 09:38 PM   #32 
  - Same here, I am always the Designated Driver.  beevul   Jun-10-07 02:44 PM   #89 
  - When I was young and stupid  pagerbear   Jun-09-07 09:03 PM   #13 
  - I'm confused.  Blue-Jay   Jun-09-07 09:06 PM   #14 
  - There is a great deal of denial about this, I think...  hlthe2b   Jun-09-07 09:17 PM   #18 
  - I Agree...lots of denial  Madspirit   Jun-09-07 09:23 PM   #21 
     - No..... calls to mind the original Rat Pack...  hlthe2b   Jun-09-07 09:27 PM   #27 
  - No Shame  Madspirit   Jun-09-07 09:22 PM   #19 
  - I am lucky to be alive  Digit   Jun-09-07 09:08 PM   #15 
  - Define "driven"  Capn Sunshine   Jun-09-07 09:10 PM   #16 
  - I Absolutely defined it  Madspirit   Jun-09-07 09:24 PM   #23 
  - One drink in one hour didn't sound right, so I checked it out  delete_bush   Jun-09-07 10:24 PM   #42 
     - Wow is that true??  prayin4rain   Jun-10-07 02:16 PM   #86 
     - that's scary as hell  renate   Jun-11-07 11:35 AM   #103 
  - LOL  sfexpat2000   Jun-09-07 10:34 PM   #44 
  - Yes, but not for many, many years.  SeattleGirl   Jun-09-07 09:11 PM   #17 
  - Honestly, I don't know.  Matsubara   Jun-09-07 09:23 PM   #20 
  - Yes, but only once.  distantearlywarning   Jun-09-07 09:24 PM   #22 
  - Growing up, my dad and mom ALWAYS had a drink in the car with them.  Matsubara   Jun-09-07 09:32 PM   #29 
     - Absolutely-- a different time..  hlthe2b   Jun-09-07 10:08 PM   #40 
  - Yes  NOLALady   Jun-09-07 09:25 PM   #25 
  - Star Trek is on? What channel?  chimpsrsmarter   Jun-09-07 09:26 PM   #26 
  - DVDS Honey...DVDS  Madspirit   Jun-09-07 09:29 PM   #28 
  - ever use the word "faggot" and N*gger" w/o a care in the world?  enigmatic   Jun-09-07 09:32 PM   #30 
  - Nope. No DUI. Have never driven while drunk. Okay, I don't get drunk either...  HypnoToad   Jun-09-07 09:32 PM   #31 
  - Countless times.  BikeWriter   Jun-09-07 09:39 PM   #33 
  - Betcha my countless...  Tandalayo_Scheisskopf   Jun-09-07 09:52 PM   #36 
     - My "countless times" were during forty years...  BikeWriter   Jun-09-07 09:58 PM   #38 
     - Amen to that thought. n/t  Dunedain   Jun-10-07 12:55 AM   #55 
  - NO. Lost a nephew to drunk driving, and a cousin, and a friend - well I didn't lose the friend  Veganistan   Jun-09-07 09:43 PM   #34 
  - I voted no, but I drove 4 blocks while somewhat buzzed  krispos42   Jun-09-07 09:43 PM   #35 
  - somewhat buzzed, a little buzzed. once. then you have. the .08  seabeyond   Jun-09-07 10:49 PM   #48 
     - I think South Dakota was .10 at the time  krispos42   Jun-09-07 11:07 PM   #52 
        - i am not a good drinker. hits me fast and hard and doesnt take much  seabeyond   Jun-09-07 11:24 PM   #53 
  - I've never been drunk  sleebarker   Jun-09-07 09:59 PM   #39 
  - is there an alcoholic that hasnt.. i blacked out on my first drink and came to 26 yrs later.. no  sam sarrha   Jun-09-07 10:09 PM   #41 
  - Never driven with even with a sip of alcohol having passed my teeth and tongue...  1monster   Jun-09-07 10:31 PM   #43 
  - Nope.  Jamastiene   Jun-09-07 10:44 PM   #46 
  - I'm ashamed to say that I have- more than once  LibraLiz1973   Jun-09-07 10:50 PM   #49 
  - No.  scarlet_owl   Jun-09-07 10:52 PM   #51 
  - 72% YES....n/t  Madspirit   Jun-10-07 12:09 AM   #54 
  - Still in my early 20's  The Inquisitive   Jun-10-07 02:12 AM   #56 
  - Geez Louise!  gatorboy   Jun-10-07 04:21 AM   #58 
  - GatorBoy...  Madspirit   Jun-10-07 01:00 PM   #68 
  - Once, back in college  AnOhioan   Jun-10-07 06:46 AM   #59 
  - I voted no, even though someone I am close to has.  BerryBush   Jun-10-07 09:12 AM   #60 
  - yes, that "or someone close to you" bit kind of muddies the waters...  NorthernSpy   Jun-10-07 10:56 AM   #64 
  - What the HELL? Everyone who did this deserves to be arrested!  NorthernSpy   Jun-10-07 10:20 AM   #61 
  - Sorry...not enough jails on the planet  Madspirit   Jun-10-07 01:08 PM   #72 
     - You are making an assumption that all people who drink and drive are alcoholics...  Solon   Jun-10-07 06:14 PM   #97 
  - Not that I remember.  johnaries   Jun-10-07 10:21 AM   #62 
  - Many times, never crashed, never arrested, never known anyone killed by a drunk driver  MindPilot   Jun-10-07 10:41 AM   #63 
  - Your Post is Irresponsible  Madspirit   Jun-10-07 12:58 PM   #67 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-11-07 12:50 PM   #108 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-11-07 01:02 PM   #113 
           - Hell yeah!! Man I tell ya that time I got so wasted on MD 20/20...  MindPilot   Jun-11-07 01:20 PM   #115 
  - Many times. And, I remember fearfully checking the car for dents or blood the next morning.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jun-10-07 11:00 AM   #65 
  - That was probably the scariest morning of my life  Buns_of_Fire   Jun-10-07 03:30 PM   #93 
  - Yes.  Beelzebud   Jun-10-07 11:01 AM   #66 
  - Never swerved all over the road or crashed.  prayin4rain   Jun-10-07 01:06 PM   #69 
  - It's Kind of Difficult  Madspirit   Jun-10-07 01:12 PM   #76 
     - I don't feel any moral indignation.  prayin4rain   Jun-10-07 01:15 PM   #78 
  - Driven Drunk? No. I'm Not That Stupid.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jun-10-07 01:08 PM   #70 
  - Not EVER, OMC...  Madspirit   Jun-10-07 01:11 PM   #74 
     - Like I Said; No. I'm Not That Stupid.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jun-10-07 01:15 PM   #77 
        - Have you ever driven while feeling tired?  Quixote1818   Jun-10-07 02:27 PM   #87 
  - That would be a trick  DFW   Jun-10-07 01:08 PM   #71 
  - When I was young and dumb. Driving on Acid is just too  alfredo   Jun-10-07 01:09 PM   # 
  - No. I wasn't willing to face the consequences.  Horse with no Name   Jun-10-07 01:09 PM   #73 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jun-10-07 01:11 PM   #75 
  - I wonder how many of the folks voting "no" realize that a beer or glass of wine w/dinner can put you  impeachdubya   Jun-10-07 01:17 PM   #79 
  - I Agree  Madspirit   Jun-10-07 01:27 PM   #82 
  - I'm not lying. n/t  BerryBush   Jun-10-07 06:23 PM   #98 
  - It "can" if you are a lightweight.  Alexander   Jun-10-07 02:53 PM   #90 
  - No one ever accused me of being a lightweight, that's for sure.  impeachdubya   Jun-10-07 05:42 PM   #94 
     - Like I said - it's the exception, not the rule.  Alexander   Jun-11-07 04:04 PM   #120 
  - Over the legal limit != drunk, necessarily  JohnLocke   Jun-10-07 03:06 PM   #91 
  - When it comes to operating  ProudDad   Jun-11-07 11:55 PM   #130 
     - It depends on the person; .08 is not dangerous for all people  JohnLocke   Jun-12-07 11:00 AM   #138 
  - I don't drink very often  Nikia   Jun-10-07 07:09 PM   #99 
  - Not even after one drink  Marrah_G   Jun-10-07 01:18 PM   #80 
  - Nearly did once.  Counciltucky   Jun-10-07 01:18 PM   #81 
  - Depends on what you count as...  Ayesha   Jun-10-07 01:57 PM   #83 
  - I do have a question about how many drinks it takes to get to the legal limit -  bullwinkle428   Jun-10-07 02:10 PM   #84 
  - Yes. I was much youunger and more stupid.  terrya   Jun-10-07 02:12 PM   #85 
  - that's our state sport  sniffa   Jun-10-07 02:38 PM   #88 
  - Nope, never  MistressOverdone   Jun-10-07 03:23 PM   #92 
  - How ironic that "they" are ridiculing us over this thread.  Matsubara   Jun-10-07 05:54 PM   #95 
  - Yep there is a lot of self-righteousness here  MindPilot   Jun-11-07 12:35 PM   #106 
  - I'm ashamed FOR you...  NorthernSpy   Jun-11-07 12:56 PM   #109 
  - Did I say that I actually make a practice of it? No I did not.  MindPilot   Jun-11-07 01:16 PM   #114 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-11-07 06:43 PM   #127 
  - Tell it to the highway patrol  ProudDad   Jun-11-07 11:58 PM   #131 
  - You know, there is some truth to that  Taverner   Jun-12-07 10:47 AM   #136 
  - I've always felt "they" need to be weeded out of the gene pool  Taverner   Jun-12-07 10:45 AM   #135 
  - No...because I never get drunk.  liberalnurse   Jun-10-07 05:57 PM   #96 
  - I have not driven drunk  Nikia   Jun-10-07 07:12 PM   #100 
  - Jesus. Fucking. Christ.  liberalhistorian   Jun-11-07 10:57 AM   #101 
  - I wish I could recommend a post.  sleebarker   Jun-11-07 04:22 PM   #123 
  - Definitely. but thankfully i never got caught.  QuestionAll   Jun-11-07 11:00 AM   #102 
  - a lot  Neo   Jun-11-07 11:37 AM   #104 
  - Sure, I have  libodem   Jun-11-07 12:02 PM   #105 
  - Yes, but I was a teenager at the time.  NaturalHigh   Jun-11-07 12:36 PM   #107 
  - Always been the DD...  ThinkBlue1966   Jun-11-07 12:57 PM   #110 
  - No.  devilgrrl   Jun-11-07 01:00 PM   #111 
  - Yes  Phoonzang   Jun-11-07 01:01 PM   #112 
  - Being honest here  marlakay   Jun-11-07 01:21 PM   #116 
  - February of 2005.  LanternWaste   Jun-11-07 01:22 PM   #117 
  - No. Never.  Midlodemocrat   Jun-11-07 01:29 PM   #118 
  - Never have, never will  RadFemFL   Jun-11-07 03:03 PM   #119 
  - this thread has been a huge downer for me...  NorthernSpy   Jun-11-07 04:36 PM   #124 
  - Yes, not many times, but yes......back in my college  cboy4   Jun-11-07 04:15 PM   #121 
  - My bet is that easily 80% of those who deny  depakid   Jun-11-07 04:18 PM   #122 
  - Really?  RadFemFL   Jun-11-07 11:42 PM   #129 
  - Yes  texastoast   Jun-11-07 05:08 PM   #125 
  - What bothers me about this thread is not so much people...  nini   Jun-11-07 05:41 PM   #126 
  - The people who are defending drunken driving in this thread...  Matsubara   Jun-12-07 10:42 AM   #133 
  - No. Never  Elspeth   Jun-11-07 06:44 PM   #128 
  - not me personally  shanti   Jun-11-07 11:59 PM   #132 
  - When I was very young and stupid I did  Taverner   Jun-12-07 10:44 AM   #134 
  - Once  Popol Vuh   Jun-12-07 10:51 AM   #137 
  - Locking  OhioBlues   Jun-12-07 12:29 PM   #139 
 

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