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View Poll Results: Are new yorkers undefeated in alcoholic consumption?
Yes, no city drinks more than new york 0 0%
No, new york is a city of honor students compared to... 41 89.13%
I vomited on my keyboard and can't respond properly 5 10.87%
Voters: 46. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 11-20-2015, 12:45 PM
 
Location: Northern Illinois
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Due respect to NY, I can't imagine another city that drinks more than Chicago and Milwaukee. Even the women in Chi and Mil drink like guys. Also, small towns are rife with alcoholism.
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Old 11-20-2015, 01:01 PM
 
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Which States Are Most Abusive Of Alcohol And Illegal Drugs? - Business Insider

Here is an interesting article that addresses alcohol and illegal drugs. Granted, the article is four years old, but has that much changed in four years? Other sources may differ on this, but these statistics are from the DHHS.
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Old 11-20-2015, 01:32 PM
 
Location: East of the Sun, West of the Moon
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Looks like ND and NH are the winners. NY looks pansy in comparison. Besides, they probably drink Appletini's (and other assorted fruity drinks) there. lol
Appletinis are what sorority girls drink during Happy Hour at Applebee's.

I'm not big on cocktails myself, but I am pretty sure that NYC is a bit more sophisticated in its cocktail culture than Appletinis.
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Old 11-20-2015, 01:38 PM
 
Location: Pittsburgh, PA (Morningside)
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I'm not big on cocktails myself, but I am pretty sure that NYC is a bit more sophisticated in its cocktail culture than Appletinis.
Thinking about it, while I'm sure the rich white educated contingent drinks significantly more than the average in NYC (as rich white educated people drink the most in general) NYC is full of immigrant groups which probably drink sparingly to not at all, either due to cultural taboos or simply lack of resources. Thus I wouldn't be surprised if even in NYC itself alcohol consumption was significantly below average for a major city.
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Old 11-20-2015, 03:04 PM
 
Location: St. Louis
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Cities with the most bars per capita.

1. Pittsburgh (11.8 per 10,000 people)
2. St. Louis (11.6)
3. Cleveland (11.5)
4. Cincinnati (11.5)
5. Milwaukee (9.5)
6. Orlando (9.4)
7. Las Vegas (9.1)
8. Portland, Ore. (8.5)
9. Omaha (7.6)
10. Buffalo (7.1)
Where the bars are: Top U.S. cities for drinkers
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Old 11-20-2015, 03:16 PM
 
Location: Auburn, New York
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Once I walked into a bar in Kansas City, MO.

A patron approaches me and says, "augh blahhhh, buuu, buuuud beeeeeeer, aaaaaalllll foaauh niauugh."

The bartender says to me, "what he's trying to say is that tonight we have a beer special: all you can drink Bud or Bud Lite all night for $9."

I've never heard of this kind of drink special anywhere else in the country. Was this experience typical of Kansas City? If so, KCMO should definitely be in the runnings.
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Old 11-20-2015, 03:24 PM
 
Location: Fishers, IN
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Once I walked into a bar in Kansas City, MO.

A patron approaches me and says, "augh blahhhh, buuu, buuuud beeeeeeer, aaaaaalllll foaauh niauugh."

The bartender says to me, "what he's trying to say is that tonight we have a beer special: all you can drink Bud or Bud Lite all night for $9."

I've never heard of this kind of drink special anywhere else in the country. Was this experience typical of Kansas City? If so, KCMO should definitely be in the runnings.
Perhaps the bartender was Scottish??
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Old 11-20-2015, 03:28 PM
 
Location: St. Louis
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Once I walked into a bar in Kansas City, MO.

A patron approaches me and says, "augh blahhhh, buuu, buuuud beeeeeeer, aaaaaalllll foaauh niauugh."

The bartender says to me, "what he's trying to say is that tonight we have a beer special: all you can drink Bud or Bud Lite all night for $9."

I've never heard of this kind of drink special anywhere else in the country. Was this experience typical of Kansas City? If so, KCMO should definitely be in the runnings.
It's not just KC. In Chicago, for example, you'll see some bars have wristband specials, and the wristband usually gets you liquor as well. Bottomless brunches for a set amount of time are also big.
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Old 11-20-2015, 03:44 PM
 
Location: Auburn, New York
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It's not just KC. In Chicago, for example, you'll see some bars have wristband specials, and the wristband usually gets you liquor as well. Bottomless brunches for a set amount of time are also big.
I lived in Chicago for eight years. The sloppiest thing I remember was 25 beer night at the Wagon Wheel in Lincoln Square.

It was eventually shut down.

By the way, I'm not disagreeing with you. Your comment just brought back the memory.
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Old 11-20-2015, 04:42 PM
 
Location: Westminster/Huntington Beach, CA
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It's not just KC. In Chicago, for example, you'll see some bars have wristband specials, and the wristband usually gets you liquor as well. Bottomless brunches for a set amount of time are also big.
This is a nationwide thing I've noticed. Lots of bars and restaurants will offer all you can drink specials. Bottomless mimosas, bottomless champagne, beers, well drinks, etc. Even the small suburban bars here in Orange County have similar specials.
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