Drinking on your own

Discussion in 'SMB' started by TubeStationAt12, Dec 5, 2018.

  1. Harry Angstrom

    Harry Angstrom Striker

    That's a different matter. I would still prefer a conversation over a pint to sitting on my jack.
  2. luvulongtime

    luvulongtime Striker

  3. And scaring the locals by jumping up and shouting when the lads score. Get some funny looks when they're all out for a quiet pint.

    Up there with Rory for drinking songs
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  4. Narraback

    Narraback Striker

    Always have a few pints in the station if I'm travelling back from a meeting. I used to buy a paper and watch the world go by but now the laptop comes out and it's not quite the same.
  5. darius

    darius Winger

    Doing it now. I walk up to the village with my wife. She goes to her class and I am in the pub with my dog, paper and kindle. Couple of beers then collect her on the way back.
  6. bigmarlon

    bigmarlon Midfield

    "Drinking alone on occasion and in moderation is not a dangerous habit. However, when alcohol is consumed in solitude on a more frequent basis, it can indicate a serious problem in some people. For example, if someone with a well-established social network is prone to having a drink alone, it could be indicative of depression or a breakdown of social interactions. Some people drink alone in an attempt to avoid questions or hide their alcoholic behavior from family and friends. Others turn to the solitary consumption of alcohol as an artificial way to overcome social anxiety. This behavior of having alcoholic drinks alone can easily turn into uncontrolled consumption of alcohol. While alcohol in moderation is safe, there is no denying the link between drinking alone and alcoholism."

    Must just be politics mate.

    Again, I'm not having a dig at anyone here. Quite the opposite. My intention was to inform people of the dangers of drinking home alone and the warning signs of alcoholism.
  7. dangermows

    dangermows Striker

    Because alcohol is nice.
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  8. Harry Angstrom

    Harry Angstrom Striker

    Its a social thing for me.
  9. duff_man

    duff_man Striker

    Sign of insecurity.
  10. Harry Angstrom

    Harry Angstrom Striker

    How? I like my own company
  11. niceonemarra

    niceonemarra Winger

    Throw the book at him. oh not really

    Its not a sign of insecurity marra.
  12. Harry Angstrom

    Harry Angstrom Striker

    I'm intrigued why he thinks it is.
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  13. niceonemarra

    niceonemarra Winger

    Are you human marra?

    Right on cue marra nice 1.
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  14. Harry Angstrom

    Harry Angstrom Striker

    As I say drink has always been a thing I do with friends or the missus. I love a proper sup and will be in the pub at 5 tomorrow as I am seeing some mates I haven't seen for a while. I don't see the pub as somewhere to sit on your tod.
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  15. niceonemarra

    niceonemarra Winger

    Drinking sociably.
  16. Fred Secrets

    Fred Secrets Striker

    I like my own company too. I get even sounder after every drink.
  17. Bob Fleming

    Bob Fleming Striker

    Been back working away on my own for a few weeks now. The novelty of going for a pint on me todd has worn off. Love hitting the pub before getting me train back but the mid week nights I'd rather save me money now.

    Netflix and youporn for me instead.
  18. Love it me, ower lass got me an advent calendar with 16 doors, all different double gins, had 7 tonight :lol:
  19. PTID

    PTID Full Back

    Do it all the time, tend to move from pub to pub rather than stay put, know loads of people out and about, acquaintances rather than mates, just chat to people as and when I feel like it, and move on when I feel like it.
  20. James

    James Striker

    Drinking with mates is the best thing in the world.

    Alone is enjoyable for a couple to have a read and listen in to what the locals are saying. I do it when I can and I'm what you would call young. Great chance to try new beers as well that you wouldn't drink on a session.

    Quite enjoy getting to new pubs in the area and just seeing what the crack is, what the people discuss etc. It's nosey as can be but there's nothing wrong with that!

    Any more than a couple though and it starts to feel sad unless you're meeting someone after or there's football on.

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