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Old 08-23-2011, 12:56 PM
 
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Yes, Daily's frozen margaritas in a pouch! WalMart and other stores sell them for $1-2 per pouch. Omygosh, they're awesome! The alcohol is right in there. I mix mine 50/50 with water or soda but many people in my poker club drink them straight out of the pouch.

There are many different flavors: Frozen Pina Colada, Peach Daiquiri, Strawberry Daiquiri, Pomegranate Margarita (to die for), Plain Margarita and more.
http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w6/texasfirewheel/Margaritas.jpg (broken link)
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Old 08-23-2011, 01:31 PM
 
Location: Las Vegas
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It's just entertainment. For many seniors, a casino is a safe place to be out and about.
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Old 08-23-2011, 02:01 PM
 
Location: Lakewood OH
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I feel the OP is being very judgemental to which he has the right, but the fact that he is saying "normal" people feel this or "normal" people feel that is a bit over the top. Unless he has taken a survey of "normal" people.

If so, I would like to see the results of that survey.
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Old 08-23-2011, 02:10 PM
 
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Minervah, the OP didnt make the post about "normal" people. That was Happy in Wyoming.
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Old 08-23-2011, 02:13 PM
 
Location: Lakewood OH
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Minervah, the OP didnt make the post about "normal" people. That was Happy in Wyoming.
Oh you are right. Sorry I didn't read closely enough. Er....must be my brain fog setting in again. Apologies to the OP.
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Old 08-23-2011, 02:15 PM
 
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LOL! Pass the Daily's this way!!
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Old 08-23-2011, 02:15 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles area
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I am in favor of maximum personal freedom as long as there is no harm to others, but nonetheless it is sad to observe the real alcoholics as they self-destruct and it is sad to see those addicted to gambling as they self-destruct financially. And often both of those addictions do harm the immediate family members. And yes, I realize that most people who drink and/or gamble are not doing it to excess. We can do any activity to the point of obsession, but gardening to excess (just to pick one example) is unlikely to have the same destructive consequences.
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Old 08-23-2011, 02:20 PM
 
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I agree, Escort, but the topic of this thread is older people at casinos. Then someone made a comment about "normal" people and drinking more than a bottle of wine or gambling more than a few minutes -- and we got off-track after that.
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Old 08-23-2011, 02:26 PM
 
Location: SW MO
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Casinos: cheap eats, free drinks, great people watching, some entertainment and a bit of gambling 'cause ya never know. As long as you're smart about it I can imagine worse things.
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Old 08-23-2011, 05:16 PM
 
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People who patronize casinos on a regular basis are generally doing it to gamble. This is not a desirable activity; normal people consider it a vice. It's not the sort of image that most people wish to see;this is the reason we don't see it in mainstream publications.

Many people spend time in bars, a great deal of time. We don't see this presented as an worthwhile activity either. Normal people consider it a vice.

If people go out to dinner, have a bottle of wine, and gamble for a few minutes afterwards there's usually no problem. But an excess of either or both turns many thousands of people of all ages into despicable wretches.

I'm sure that if there were places where people went to use recreational drugs some would call that an "activity".
I've read a total of two posts by you.

Both were negative, negative, negative.

You must be one popular person up there in Wyoming.
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