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2nd Feb '16 4:00:20 AM Adept
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* One of the [[GameOver Game Overs]] in ''HotelDuskRoom215'' has [[GameOverMan Dunning]] offering to cheer Kyle up by getting drunk with him. It's a GameOver because Kyle is too drunk to do anything else for the rest of the night.
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* One of the [[GameOver Game Overs]] in ''HotelDuskRoom215'' ''VisualNovel/HotelDuskRoom215'' has [[GameOverMan Dunning]] offering to cheer Kyle up by getting drunk with him. It's a GameOver because Kyle is too drunk to do anything else for the rest of the night.
1st Feb '16 6:40:39 PM nombretomado
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* Sydney Carton from ''ATaleOfTwoCities'' does this pretty much 24/7.
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* Sydney Carton from ''ATaleOfTwoCities'' ''Literature/ATaleOfTwoCities'' does this pretty much 24/7.
31st Jan '16 11:17:11 AM StFan
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* In ''{{Kuragehime}}'', Tsukimi tries to fall asleep to forget her broken heart, but can't. She asks one of the girls at the boarding house she lives in for advice and is given a one-word response: booze. She ends up falling unconscious after one cup of sweet sake.
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* In ''{{Kuragehime}}'', ''Manga/PrincessJellyfish'', Tsukimi tries to fall asleep to forget her broken heart, but can't. She asks one of the girls at the boarding house she lives in for advice and is given a one-word response: booze. She ends up falling unconscious after one cup of sweet sake.

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[[folder: Comic Books]]* ''WebVideo/ImAMarvelAndImADC'': ** Spider-Man does this once with milkshakes. No explanation is ever given as to why he'd use something non-alcoholic when the majority of the story takes place in a bar. ** Superman did the same thing and even joined him. ** Film/IronMan went through this when Batman's movie surpassed his movie. He got so drunk that he ended up at Wayne Manor.

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** And when actually drinks ''one'' shot of whiskey (in celebration) [[CantHoldHisLiquor he passes out instantly.]]
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** :: And when actually drinks ''one'' shot of whiskey (in celebration) [[CantHoldHisLiquor he passes out instantly.]]

--> '''Bob:''' You don't drink. --> '''George:''' Yeah, but I've been meaning to start.
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--> '''Bob:''' -->'''Bob:''' You don't drink. --> drink.\\ '''George:''' Yeah, but I've been meaning to start.

* ''Film/ThePunisher2004'' has the titular character resort to drinking Wild Turkey Bourbon (TM) straight in his depression after the murder of his entire family. The way the bottle was clearly labeled and placed on the table facing the audience smacks of ProductPlacement.
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* ''Film/ThePunisher2004'' has the titular title character resort to drinking Wild Turkey Bourbon (TM) straight in his depression after the murder of his entire family. The way the bottle was clearly labeled and placed on the table facing the audience smacks of ProductPlacement.

* Jason Lee's character does this to an absurd degree in ''Film/{{Kissing A Fool}}''.
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* Jason Lee's character does this to an absurd degree in ''Film/{{Kissing A Fool}}''.''Film/KissingAFool''.

* Subverted in ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger''. Cap tries to drown his sorrows after [[spoiler:Bucky, his best friend, is killed]], but the super-serum he's been given has sped up his metabolism to the point that he can't get drunk no matter how much he imbibes.
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* Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse: ** ''Film/TheIncredibleHulk'''s stinger strongly implies that General Ross was drinking heavily (he is saying "reload" while downing several cups of liquor) after the events of having to let Hulk escape, before Tony Stark asks him to have someone participate in the Avengers initiative. ** Subverted in ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger''. Cap tries to drown his sorrows after [[spoiler:Bucky, his best friend, is killed]], but the super-serum he's been given has sped up his metabolism to the point that he can't get drunk no matter how much he imbibes.imbibes. * In ''Film/IronMan2'' Tony decides to get absolutely plastered at his birthday party [[spoiler:as his arc reactor is slowly killing him]]. He ends up blowing up half his house.

* Film/TheIncredibleHulk's stinger strongly implies that General Ross was drinking heavily (he was saying "reload" while downing several cups of liquor) after the events of having to let Hulk escape, before Tony Stark asked him to have someone participate in the Avengers initiative.

* In ''TheTrumanShow'' it's implied that Marlon is a heavy drinker because of the guilt he feels over constantly lying to his best friend. ** Interestingly, while that implication is there in the finished film, it's not present in some earlier versions of the script. Originally, Marlon was written as being almost entirely guiltless about his role on the show, and, in a deleted scene where the show's staff and actors meet behind the scenes, he gleefully mentions how much severance money the actors get if and when Truman dies, a remark that [[EvenEvilHasStandards makes even the other actors uncomfortable.]] * In ''Film/IronMan2'' Tony decides to get absolutely plastered at his birthday party [[spoiler:as his arc reactor is slowly killing him]]. He ends up blowing up half his house.
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* In ''TheTrumanShow'' ''Film/TheTrumanShow'' it's implied that Marlon is a heavy drinker because of the guilt he feels over constantly lying to his best friend. ** friend. Interestingly, while that implication is there in the finished film, it's not present in some earlier versions of the script. Originally, Marlon was written as being almost entirely guiltless about his role on the show, and, in a deleted scene where the show's staff and actors meet behind the scenes, he gleefully mentions how much severance money the actors get if and when Truman dies, a remark that [[EvenEvilHasStandards makes even the other actors uncomfortable.]] * In ''Film/IronMan2'' Tony decides to get absolutely plastered at his birthday party [[spoiler:as his arc reactor is slowly killing him]]. He ends up blowing up half his house.]]

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* Music/{{Gorillaz}} bassist Murdoc Niccals has apparently been perpetually drunk for months on end, as of current canon. During his Pirate Radio shows, he rambles about how lonely he is. It's unsurprising: [[spoiler:Noodle was missing in action after the "El Manana" video and may or may not have been trapped in Hell, so he replaced her with a cyborg; Russel was also missing, whereabouts unknown, so he replaced ''him'' with an automatic drum machine; and 2D wanted nothing to do with him, so Murdoc kidnapped him and kept him prisoner, and 2D is now sober enough to start realising exactly how bad Murdoc's treatment of him has always been.]]
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* Music/{{Gorillaz}} bassist Murdoc Niccals has apparently been perpetually drunk for months on end, as of current canon. During his Pirate Radio shows, he rambles about how lonely he is. It's unsurprising: [[spoiler:Noodle was missing in action after the "El Manana" video and may or may not have been trapped in Hell, so he replaced her with a cyborg; Russel was also missing, whereabouts unknown, so he replaced ''him'' with an automatic drum machine; and 2D wanted nothing to do with him, so Murdoc kidnapped him and kept him prisoner, and 2D is now sober enough to start realising realizing exactly how bad Murdoc's treatment of him has always been.]]

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[[folder:Webcomics]][[folder:Web Animation]] * ''WebAnimation/HomestarRunner'': Strong Bad drowns his sorrows when he finds out that his friend The Cheat is dating Marzipan. [[/folder]] [[folder:Web Comics]]

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* Daniel in ''{{lonelygirl15}}'', in "Truth Or Dare", and again in "Intervention". Jonas in "Beer Bath" (in a scene that lasts for nearly 8 minutes; it's not pretty). * Gavin of ''KateModern'' binges on large quantities of alcohol when depressed. * In ''ImAMarvelAndImADC'', Spider-Man does this once with milkshakes. No explanation is ever given as to why he'd use something non-alcoholic when the majority of the story takes place in a bar. ** Superman did the same thing and even joined him. ** Film/IronMan went through this when Batman's movie surpassed his movie. He got so drunk that he ended up at Wayne Manor. * ''AWorldOfLaughterAWorldOfTears'' sees President WaltDisney drowning his despair in whiskey once it's clear how much damage his reaction to the CivilRightsMovement has done/is going to do. * ''WebAnimation/HomestarRunner'': Strong Bad drowns his sorrows when he finds out that his friend The Cheat is dating Marzipan.
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* Daniel in ''{{lonelygirl15}}'', ''WebVideo/{{lonelygirl15}}'', in "Truth Or Dare", and again in "Intervention". Jonas in "Beer Bath" (in a scene that lasts for nearly 8 minutes; it's not pretty). * Gavin of ''KateModern'' ''WebVideo/KateModern'' binges on large quantities of alcohol when depressed. * In ''ImAMarvelAndImADC'', Spider-Man does this once with milkshakes. No explanation is ever given as to why he'd use something non-alcoholic when the majority of the story takes place in a bar. ** Superman did the same thing and even joined him. ** Film/IronMan went through this when Batman's movie surpassed his movie. He got so drunk that he ended up at Wayne Manor. * ''AWorldOfLaughterAWorldOfTears'' ''Literature/AWorldOfLaughterAWorldOfTears'' sees President WaltDisney drowning his despair in whiskey once it's clear how much damage his reaction to the CivilRightsMovement has done/is going to do. * ''WebAnimation/HomestarRunner'': Strong Bad drowns his sorrows when he finds out that his friend The Cheat is dating Marzipan.do.

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* Creator/DougWalker admitted in a charity drive that he'd drank a lot more after his pet project WebVideo/DemoReel ended.
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* Creator/DougWalker admitted in a charity drive that he'd drank a lot more after his pet project WebVideo/DemoReel ''WebVideo/DemoReel'' ended.
30th Jan '16 5:32:07 PM Kartoonkid95
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* In '"FanFic/WhyAmICrying''
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* In '"FanFic/WhyAmICrying''''FanFic/WhyAmICrying''
30th Jan '16 5:31:20 PM Kartoonkid95
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* In '"FanFic/WhyAmICrying'' ** Filthy Rich became an alcoholic wreck after the tragic death of his wife Crystal Eyes and their unborn son, and again when his daughter Diamond Tiara was hit by a carriage and died. ** Big Macintosh apparently does this whenever someone brings up his deceased parents, as it is mentioned that he left the farmhouse for hours and returned with cider on his breath whenever his little sister Apple Bloom asked him how they died.
28th Jan '16 9:56:50 AM Morgenthaler
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* The explanation given for why Michael was in prison for a year in ''MissPettigrewLivesForADay'': He planned on asking a girl to marry him, but she didn't show, so he opened up the bottle of champagne he brought, and in the course of a bottle decided the best course of action was to get her a new ring. From the Tower of London.
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* The explanation given for why Michael was in prison for a year in ''MissPettigrewLivesForADay'': ''Film/MissPettigrewLivesForADay'': He planned on asking a girl to marry him, but she didn't show, so he opened up the bottle of champagne he brought, and in the course of a bottle decided the best course of action was to get her a new ring. From the Tower of London.
24th Jan '16 9:10:51 AM nombretomado
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* ''ComicBook/{{X-Men}}'': ComicBook/{{Cyclops}}, after a revelation that he was having a psychic affair with Emma Frost, ended up in a strip club and was drinking his sorrows in wine. * Katchoo does this a few times in ''StrangersInParadise'', usually after a bitter argument with, or involuntary separation from, Francine or David.
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* ''ComicBook/{{X-Men}}'': ''ComicBook/XMen'': ComicBook/{{Cyclops}}, after a revelation that he was having a psychic affair with Emma Frost, ended up in a strip club and was drinking his sorrows in wine. * Katchoo does this a few times in ''StrangersInParadise'', ''ComicBook/StrangersInParadise'', usually after a bitter argument with, or involuntary separation from, Francine or David.
4th Jan '16 1:46:44 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''{{Spin}}'', Carol Lawton spends most of the book perpetually wasted. Though one might assume that she drank primarily because of her loveless marriage to the overbearing [=E.D.=] Lawton, the real cause of her constant boozing is later revealed to be [[spoiler:her misery over the knowledge that her one true love, Tyler's mother, was utterly straight and devoted to her husband]].
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* In ''{{Spin}}'', ''Literature/{{Spin}}'', Carol Lawton spends most of the book perpetually wasted. Though one might assume that she drank primarily because of her loveless marriage to the overbearing [=E.D.=] Lawton, the real cause of her constant boozing is later revealed to be [[spoiler:her misery over the knowledge that her one true love, Tyler's mother, was utterly straight and devoted to her husband]].
30th Dec '15 2:26:32 PM eroock
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[[quoteright:197:[[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/Simpsons_Shot_2_2997.jpg]]]] [[caption-width-right:197:When one "[[INeedAFreakingDrink Freaking Drink]]" isn't enough.]]
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[[quoteright:197:[[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons [[quoteright:196:[[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/Simpsons_Shot_2_2997.org/pmwiki/pub/images/simpsons_shot.jpg]]]] [[caption-width-right:197:When [[caption-width-right:196:When one "[[INeedAFreakingDrink Freaking Drink]]" isn't enough.]]]]

-->--'''Ginn Hale''', ''Wicked Gentlemen'' %% %% One quote is sufficient. Please place additional entries on the quotes tab.
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29th Dec '15 8:14:56 AM Morgenthaler
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* "Bottle Let Me Down" and "I Think I'll Just Stay Here and Drink" by MerleHaggard
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* "Bottle Let Me Down" and "I Think I'll Just Stay Here and Drink" by MerleHaggardMusic/MerleHaggard
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