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Drinking while playing

Discussion in 'Civ3 - General Discussions' started by barbslinger, Jul 6, 2005.

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Do you drink while playing

  1. Yes! It is my favorite activity.

    21 vote(s)
    16.3%
  2. On occasion

    41 vote(s)
    31.8%
  3. Never.

    67 vote(s)
    51.9%
  1. SesnOfWthr

    SesnOfWthr True Believer

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    Someone once told me that beer is an acquired taste, but once you acquire it, you love it. This was back when I hated the smell/taste of beer too.

    Proven to be true thus far. :D
     
  2. TheBB

    TheBB Prince

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    One day I will have a civ vorspiel. It's not altogether social though, it gets boring to drink all alone while playing civ. :(
     
  3. Whomp

    Whomp Keep Calm and Carry On Retired Moderator

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    Maybe we should work this into the next variant.
    How about this as the next Who are tu' variant
    The Jerry Thomas aka Father of modern day bartending, Tom (Collins) Club (Soda)'s returns with a twist.

    Automated workers AND 'Slinger mode! Check ID's at the door. :lol:
     
  4. Mordack

    Mordack Increase the Deceased

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    what's a reload worth?

    shot of bongwater perhaps....
     
  5. soul_warrior

    soul_warrior Termite!

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    you call it, ill get the :beer: and the :crazyeye:
     
  6. barbslinger

    barbslinger Gun blast'n shot drinker

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    I like the caving to a demand rule. The DOW is there already. Perhaps, revise the demand to a guzzle on hte demand and cave and a shot if the DOW happens.
     
  7. Kan' Sharuminar

    Kan' Sharuminar Fluffy

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    Interesting...I regularly have drinks on standby while playing long-winded strategy games. Never once considered a proper drinking rules, usually just drink and play and sing to my hearts content.
     
  8. Whomp

    Whomp Keep Calm and Carry On Retired Moderator

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    If Barbslinger is in I'll start it up! My poor girlfriend is going to love this one! :p
     
  9. SesnOfWthr

    SesnOfWthr True Believer

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    Whoa, if you guys are really starting a game like this, I gotta be in too.

    I guess it would be honor system, but I imagine that you could prolly tell from the logs if people are adhering. :lol:
     
  10. barbslinger

    barbslinger Gun blast'n shot drinker

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    Oh Boy! I'll have to go to Costco to stock up on supplies for this.
    Bugsy may be interested too. I think he enjoys a few. Possibly a space race to provide longer turns near the end for extra imbibing. Put me last so the turns take longer. It will probably take a while because most of us could only be at a proper performance level on the weekends.
     
  11. markh

    markh Deity

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    Cannot imagine civ without a beer or a good whiskey at the weekend. There is nothing better to relax and forget about work. :) If there is not the Irish or Scottish tribe in civ 4 I won't buy it.
     
  12. Methos

    Methos HoF Quattromaster Super Moderator Hall of Fame Staff

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    I'll have to say no to the drinking during Civ, but than I don't drink at all. Learned when I was younger that alcohol made me violent (yeah, I was one of those) so I don't touch the stuff at all. Plus I have grown to hate the taste (once a year sips of wine as a toast). I used to visit MJ a lot but am married now and can't afford the risk. Never thought about smoking up while playing Civ. Granted that would have been back during CivII I think (back in the mid to late 90's).

    Now it's give me a pepsi and load up the game!
     
  13. DementedAvenger

    DementedAvenger Prince

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    I definitely recommend the MJ while playing; it breaks down that final barrier between Civ and reality.
     
  14. John Connor

    John Connor Chieftain

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    I can't stand the whisky (had a few stupid experiences with it during undergrad ;) ) but a beer or two is just the thing to accompany a nice game of civ.

    Good job on the rules, but I'd have to swap out the shot of whisky with funneling half a beer or something. :lol:
     
  15. Bans

    Bans Chieftain

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    Ill let the Lounge music play, open then balcony doors, roll me few spliffies and get a cool 8% vol. Six pack...
    Fire up a monarch game and get on with it...
    And I ALWAYS loose track of my workers... But other from that it's like when playing sober...
    Tonite tho im gonna go for the rules above and see what happens!
     
  16. fe3333au

    fe3333au Deity

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    Arrr Civ II days when me and the military advisor would toast victory after victory ... and then he stopped showing up :hmm: ... had to settle for elvis telling me that 'I'm da Man' :beer: and :smoke: ... Damn those wonder movies were fantastic :lol:
     
  17. Kan' Sharuminar

    Kan' Sharuminar Fluffy

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    Oh, bad idea if you're drunk. If one of the advisors is complimenting you, there's a possibility of you breaking down in tears and declaring that he's your best friend and that he's always been there for you.

    The opposite may apply if an advisor is angry about your policies. A drunken argument may break out between you and the computer, before you start a brawl because it's just saying the same things over and over.
     
  18. NintendoNut

    NintendoNut Chieftain

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    Never. I happen to be a bit underage...
     
  19. Ansar

    Ansar Détente avec l'été

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    Remember, dont do P.U.I

    Playing Under Influence.
     
  20. HAND

    HAND Armchair Philosopher

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    Only water.. :)
     

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