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By Jessie ·
Speaking of beer...

Arthur's Creed (the Guinness Prayer!)

We believe in one drink, Guinness the almighty
Makers of cans and bottles
Of all that is drunk and un-drunk
We believe in one brewer, Arthur
The only son of Guinness
Eternally begotten of the hops
Hops from hops, barley from barley
True drink from true drink
Begotten not made
Of one distillery of the Father
Through it all things were made
For us men and our salvation
It comes down from St. James Gate
By the power of the market he became incarnate
And was made a rich man
For our sake we are crucified under Pontious Prices
Bad pints, suffer hagovers and A.A. meetings
On the next day we rise again in accordance
With our scruples and ascend into oblivion
We come again to judge the living and the dead
We believe in one alcoholic beverage
Brewed and bottled under one licence
We acknowledge one Arthur, son of the almighty pint
Conceived in heaven and sold on earth
Blessed is the one drink through one father and many sons
Sold under one label and distributed throughout the world
We look for the resurrection of new drinks
And a cure for hangovers.
Amen

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The Mouse and the Guinness
Some Guinness was spilled on the bar room floor
As the pub was closed for the night.
Out from his hole crept a wee brown mouse
And stood in the pale moonlight.
He lapped up the brew from upon the floor
And back on his haunches he sat.
And all night long you could hear him roar:
"Bring on the God damn cat!!!"

Well, the cat crept out from behind the bar
And he gobbled up the little brown mouse
And the moral of this story IS:
"Don't ya never have Guinness on the house!"
- author unknown

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Beer Troubleshooting Guide

SYMPTOM: Feet cold and wet.
FAULT: Glass being held at incorrect angle.
ACTION: Rotate glass so that it's open end points toward ceiling.

SYMPTOM: Feet warm and wet.
FAULT: Improper bladder control.
ACTION: Stand next to nearest dog, complain about house training.

SYMPTOM: Beer unusually pale and tasteless.
FAULT: Glass empty.
ACTION: Get someone to buy you another beer.

SYMPTOM: Opposite wall covered with fluorescent lights.
FAULT: You have fallen over backward.
ACTION: Have yourself leashed to bar.

SYMPTOM: Mouth contains cigarette butts.
FAULT: You have fallen forward.
ACTION: See above.

SYMPTOM: Beer tasteless, front of your shirt is wet.
FAULT: Mouth not open, or glass applied to wrong part of face.
ACTION: Retire to restroom, practice in mirror.

SYMPTOM: Floor blurred.
FAULT: You are looking through bottom of empty glass.
ACTION: Get someone to buy you another beer.

SYMPTOM: Floor moving.
FAULT: You are being carried out.
ACTION: Find out if you are being taken to another bar.

SYMPTOM: Room seems unusually dark.
FAULT: Bar has closed.
ACTION: Confirm home address with bartender.

SYMPTOM: Taxi suddenly takes on colourful aspect and textures.
FAULT: Beer consumption has exceeded personal limitations.
ACTION: Cover mouth.

SYMPTOM: Everyone looks up to you and smiles.
FAULT: You are dancing on the table.
ACTION: Fall on somebody cushy-looking.

SYMPTOM: Beer is crystal-clear.
FAULT: It's water. Somebody is trying to sober you up.
ACTION: Punch him.

SYMPTOM: Hands hurts, nose hurts, mind unusually clear.
FAULT: You have been in a fight.
ACTION: Apologise to everyone you see, just in case it was them.

SYMPTOM: Don't recognise anyone, don't recognise the room you're in.
FAULT: You've wandered into the wrong party.
ACTION: See if they have free beer.

SYMPTOM: Your singing sounds distorted.
FAULT: The beer is too weak.
ACTION: Have more beer until your voice improves.

SYMPTOM: Don't remember the words to the song.
FAULT: Beer is just right.
ACTION: Play air guitar.

Men, women and beer
In a current report, scientists for the USDA suggest that men should take a look at their beer consumption, considering the results of a recent analysis that revealed the presence of female hormones in beer.

The theory is that drinking beer makes men turn into women.

To test the finding, 100 men were fed 6 pints of beer each. It was then observed that 100 per cent of the men gained weight, talked excessively without making sense, became overly emotional, couldn't drive, failed to think rationally, argued over nothing and refused to apologize when wrong.

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International Beer Joke
A South African, an Aussie & a Londoner were sitting in a pub having a pint of beer.The South African grabs his beer, downs it, tosses his glass into the air, draws a handgun and shoots the glass in mid-air. He grins to the other two, puts the gun on the bar and says "In Souff Efrika we haf so many glasses we nefer drink out of the same glass twice."

The Aussie then downs his beer throws his glass into the air, grabs the gun off the bar, shoots the glass, puts the gun back on the bar and proclaims "Ay mate, in Oz we have so much sand which makes glass really cheap so we too never drink out of the same glass twice."

The Londoner looks at the two of them, finishes his beer, puts the glass down on the bar, picks up the gun, shoots both the Aussie and the South African and says "In London we have so many South Africans and Aussies that we never have to drink with the same ones twice"

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More about Beer and hormones
It has been confirmed that beer actually contains small traces of MALE hormones NOT female hormones. To prove this theory, the scientists fed 100 women 12 pints of beer and observed that these women became obsessed with sex but fell asleep long before they could please their partners.

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Survival of the Fittest
A herd of buffalo can move only as fast as the slowest buffalo.When the herd is hunted, it is the slowest and weakest ones at the back that are killed first. This natural selection is good for the herd as a whole, because the general speed and health of the whole group keeps improving by the regular culling of the weakest members.

In much the same way, the human brain can only operate as fast as the slowest brain cells. Excessive intake of alcohol, we all know, kills brain cells, but naturally it attacks the slowest and weakest brain cells first. In this way, regular consumption of beer eliminates the weaker brain cells, making the brain a faster and more efficient machine.

That's why you always feel smarter after a few beers.

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Women's Quote of the Day:
"Men are like wine. They all start out like grapes, and it's our job to stomp on them and keep them in the dark until they mature into something with which you'd like to have dinner with."

Men's Counter-Quote of the Day:
"Women are like wine. They all start out fresh, fruity and intoxicating to the mind and then turn full-bodied with age until they go all sour and vinegary and give you a headache."

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"It's a shame that the only thing a man can do for eight hours a day is work. He can't eat for eight hours; he can't drink for eight hours; he can't make love for eight hours. The only thing a man can do for eight hours is work."

William Faulkner

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Additional warnings that could be considered for Beer & Alcohol

13. WARNING: consumption of alcohol may make you think you are whispering when you are not.

12. WARNING: consumption of alcohol is a major factor in dancing like an asshole.

11. WARNING: consumption of alcohol may cause you to tell the same boring story over and over again until your friends want to SMASH YOUR HEAD IN.

10. WARNING: consumption of alcohol may cause you to thay shings like thish.

9. WARNING: consumption of alcohol may lead you to believe that ex-lovers are really dying for you to telephone them at 4 in the morning.

8. WARNING: consumption of alcohol may leave you wondering what the **** happened to your pants.

7. WARNING: consumption of alcohol may cause you to roll over in the morning and see something really scary (whose species and or name you can't remember).

6. WARNING: consumption of alcohol is the leading cause of inexplicable rug burns on the forehead.

5. WARNING: consumption of alcohol may create the illusion that you are tougher, handsomer and smarter than some really, really big guy named Bubba.

4. WARNING: consumption of alcohol may lead you to believe you are invisible.

3. WARNING: consumption of alcohol may lead you to think people are laughing WITH you.

2. WARNING: consumption of alcohol may cause an influx in the time-space continuum, whereby small (and sometimes large) gaps of time may seem to literally "disappear".

1. WARNING: consumption of alcohol may actually CAUSE pregnancy.

* * * *

The Beer Prayer

Our lager,
Which art in barrels,
Halllowed by thy drink
Thy will be drunk (I will be drunk)
At home as it is in the tavern.
Give us this day our foamy head,
And forgive us our spillages
As we forgive those who spill against us.
And lead us not to incarceration
But deliver us from hangovers.
For thine is the beer, the bitter, the lager
BARMEN.

* * * *

And yet more about beer and hormones
Last week scientists in the USA revealed that beer contains small traces of female hormones. To prove their theory, they fed 100 men 12 pints of beer and observed that 100% of them gained weight, started talking excessively without making sense, became emotional and couldn't drive. No further testing is planned.

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13 fairly persuasive reasons to let us drink while we work

1. It's an incentive to show up.
2. It reduces stress.
3. It leads to more honest communication.
4. It reduces complaints about low pay.
5. It cuts down on time off because you can work with a hangover.
6. Employees tell management what they think, not what they want to hear.
7. It encourages carpooling.
8. Increases job satisfaction because if you have a bad job, you don't care.
9. It makes fellow employees look better.
10. Bosses are more likely to hand out raises when they're wasted.
11. Suddenly, farting during a meeting isn't so embarrassing.
12. No one will remember your strip act at the Christmas party.
13. It makes the new guy feel like one of the team

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so Jesse..

by Jaqui In reply to Wednesday Yuk

are you hinting that you have a small problem with alcohol?


like that.
sounds like a bunch of excellent reasons to add to my list....

for not drinking.

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The only reason for not drinking

by Tony Hopkinson In reply to so Jesse..

is you've ran out or you've drunk too much.

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by Oz_Media In reply to The only reason for not d ...

You need to wet yourself and make more room.

I was just looking fo rth elyrics to Kevin Bloody Wilson's Last Lager Waltz, an absolute RIOT! I assume you know of him, if not, search for his songs, it's worth the P2P just to get a few, and believe me, he sure as **** wouldn't mind.

http://kevin.bloody.wilson.com.au/

P.S. Lyrics EXTREMELY offensive to SOME, those without a good sense of HAHA!

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or

by jck In reply to Or

you have a lovely lassie occupying the orifice ya need to ingest more beer. :)

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Well to be totally crude

by Oz_Media In reply to or

That's why men have a spigot too.

That way the lass has something to occupy her while you are drinking beer,

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The direction that was going made me think..............

by sleepin'dawg In reply to Well to be totally crude

You were about to suggest the one surefire method of keeping a woman quiet for 10 minutes.

Dawg

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one sure fire way?

by jck In reply to The direction that was go ...

er...I can think of a lot...just most are illegal or unethical

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LOL

by Oz_Media In reply to The direction that was go ...

It's funny just how many uses duct tape really has isn't it?

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only if...

by jck In reply to Well to be totally crude

her head is fairly flat, as to have a good place to set your beer down while you change the channel on the television.

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Problems with alcohol...

by Jessie In reply to so Jesse..

My main problem with alcohol (aside from being pregnant and not allowed to drink, is that I can't drink much of it before my joints start to swell. I don't get hangovers, and don't puke, but if I drink enough, my airways will swell shut... kinda takes the fun out of it.

When I'm not pregnant, if I want to drink more than a 12 oz 3.2 beer or glass of wine, I can take an anti-inflammatory like Aleve (but you're not supposed to mix alcohol with those).

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