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Old 05-09-2013, 08:08 PM
 
Location: Northern NH
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Friend drank 600 ml of vodka today and is passed out. Any chance they are going to die?
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Old 05-09-2013, 08:18 PM
 
Location: home state of Myrtle Beach!
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Maybe you should call the poison control center. I don't know the answer to your question but I bet they do.
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Old 05-10-2013, 05:38 AM
 
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Friend drank 600 ml of vodka today and is passed out. Any chance they are going to die?
How much do they weigh, and what is their BAL level. Easy enough to tell if you can stick a needle in someone. Been there enough times. my record id 0.517, and you couldn't couldn't even tell.

Nice friends.
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Old 05-10-2013, 07:38 AM
 
Location: Northern NH
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How much do they weigh, and what is their BAL level. Easy enough to tell if you can stick a needle in someone. Been there enough times. my record id 0.517, and you couldn't couldn't even tell.

Nice friends.
They already started drinking again. With anyluck they will drink themselves to death soon.
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Old 05-10-2013, 10:35 AM
 
Location: Bella Vista, Ark
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They already started drinking again. With anyluck they will drink themselves to death soon.
Well obviously they survived the binge last night. As for drinking themselves to death soon, have you tried to talk to them about the problem? Have they tried any type of counseling and have they been drinking over many years or is this something that is new? Some of us have no clue how damaging our drinking can be and some on the other side do not understand how addicting alcohol can be.
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Old 05-10-2013, 10:41 AM
 
Location: Brooklyn,NY
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If your friends are doing this on a regular basis, there is a problem. Alcoholism does not necessarily mean a daily heavy drinker. It is the trigger that starts a binge like that which indicates a problem. Loss of control on how much is consumed. Binge drinkers often have worse alcohol related health problems.
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Old 05-10-2013, 11:04 AM
 
Location: Yellow cottage, green doors.
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Am I correct thinking that equals one pint?
If I am, what is the problem? A pint of vodka is nothing but a good evening. (Though they'll like pay in the morning!)
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Old 05-10-2013, 05:34 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles area
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Am I correct thinking that equals one pint?
If I am, what is the problem? A pint of vodka is nothing but a good evening. (Though they'll like pay in the morning!)
No, 600 ml (milliliters) is somewhat more than a pint. 500 ml would be half a liter and a liter is slightly more than a quart. A standard bottle of dinner wine, for example, is 750 ml.

Part of the answer to the OP's question is how fast the 600 ml of vodka was consumed and if it was consumed on an empty stomach. Over the course of an evening, i.e., several hours, is a whole lot different than over the course of 30 minutes. What matters in causing death is the concentration of alcohol in the blood, as already mentioned.

By the way, why would anyone want to consume a pint of vodka in one evening? What would be the point? Just to keep drinking for the sake of drinking? I don't get it.
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Old 05-10-2013, 06:34 PM
 
Location: Bella Vista, Ark
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No, 600 ml (milliliters) is somewhat more than a pint. 500 ml would be half a liter and a liter is slightly more than a quart. A standard bottle of dinner wine, for example, is 750 ml.

Part of the answer to the OP's question is how fast the 600 ml of vodka was consumed and if it was consumed on an empty stomach. Over the course of an evening, i.e., several hours, is a whole lot different than over the course of 30 minutes. What matters in causing death is the concentration of alcohol in the blood, as already mentioned.

By the way, why would anyone want to consume a pint of vodka in one evening? What would be the point? Just to keep drinking for the sake of drinking? I don't get it.
No, I don't think anyone, is saying this is acceptable on a daily basis, but it isn't a reason to hope a friend drinks themselves to death either. We have only heard the OPs comments and they are very vague.
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Old 05-10-2013, 07:35 PM
 
Location: home state of Myrtle Beach!
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No, I don't think anyone, is saying this is acceptable on a daily basis, but it isn't a reason to hope a friend drinks themselves to death either. We have only heard the OPs comments and they are very vague.
Seems like OP thinks this person is in trouble somehow.
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