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->[[TheBartender In this business]], you only asked "what'll it be?" and let the customer do the talking, and more importantly, the drinking. And it was in the drinking that [[VideoGame/BioshockInfinite this strange girl]] had begun really drawing attention.
->She'd turned up about half an hour ago, sat down at the bar and immediately ordered a glass of Red Ribbon Brandy, then a shot of Old Tom Whiskey, then a tumbler of Chechnya Vodka. Eventually, she'd decided to actually make use of the cocktail menu, and ordered a Gin Rickey, followed by a Gin and Tonic, then gave up and asked for Moonbeam Absinthe [[DrowningMySorrows with a specific request to leave the bottle]]. Now, she was quite clearly pickled, but the fact that [[PintSizedPowerhouse this slip of a thing]] was still capable of speaking coherently and remaining upright was nothing short of incredible.
-->--''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/13208214/1/After-The-Burial After The Burial]]''

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->''He/She needs alcohol to get through the working day.''
-->-- Universal descriptor for [[OurDwarvesAreAllTheSame dwarves]], ''VideoGame/DwarfFortress''


->"I told my buddy Richie, I said 'You know, it's true you have a disease and everything, but... [[CursedWithAwesome I think you have the best one.]]' It's the only disease where you get to ''drink booze'' all the time. Now, I haven't ready ''every'' medical journal, but I believe... I believe it's the only disease where you get to constantly ''drink booze''. As a matter of fact, that ''is'' the disease."

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->"I told my buddy Richie, I said 'You know, it's true you have a disease and everything, but... [[CursedWithAwesome I think you have the best one.]]' It's the only disease where you get to ''drink booze'' all the time. Now, I haven't ready read ''every'' medical journal, but I believe... I believe it's the only disease where you get to constantly ''drink booze''. As a matter of fact, that ''is'' the disease."

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->"I told my buddy Richie, I said 'You know, it's true you have a disease and everything, but... [[CursedWithAwesome I think you have the best one.]]' It's the only disease where you get to ''drink booze'' all the time. Now, I haven't ready ''every'' medical journal, but I believe... I believe it's the only disease where you get to constantly ''drink booze''. As a matter of fact, that ''is'' the disease."
-->--'''Creator/NormMacDonald'''


->''"Alcohol is humanity's friend. Can I abandon a friend?"''
-->--'''Yang Wen-Li''', ''Literature/LegendOfGalacticHeroes''

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->''"Alcohol is humanity's friend. Can ->''"I think I abandon a friend?"''
-->--'''Yang Wen-Li''', ''Literature/LegendOfGalacticHeroes''
have liver damage. Also, we're out of wine."''
-->-- '''Eliot''', ''Series/TheMagicians2016''

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->''"Alcohol is humanity's friend. Can I abandon a friend?"''
-->--'''Yang Wen-Li''', ''Literature/LegendOfGalacticHeroes''


-->--''Life Of A Teenage Body-Snatcher''

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-->--''Life -->--''The Life Of A Teenage Body-Snatcher''

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->Mrs Greenough sniffs and looks around the hall. "I can smell alcohol. Someone in this room has been drinking. We should find out who it is and [[DisproportionateRetribution make them swallow hot lead]]."
->I am confident that the person who has been drinking alcohol is [[{{Hypocrite}} Mrs Greenough herself]]. Her breath smells of mint, but there is also the heady aroma of gin, cider, brandy, sherry, [[BreadEggsMilkSquick and petroleum]].
-->--''Life Of A Teenage Body-Snatcher''


->''"Its just that I'd rather die of drink than of thirst."''
-->-- '''Literature/JamesBond''', Creator/IanFleming's ''Literature/{{Thunderball}}''

->'''Susan:''' A real woman could stop you from drinking.\\
'''Arthur:''' It'd have to be a real ''big'' woman!
-->--''{{Film/Arthur}}'' (1981)

->'''Frank Slade''': Clear them little bottles off. And when I get off the phone here, call up Hyman and tell him I want it wall to wall with John Daniels.\\
'''Charlie:''' Don't you mean ''Jack'' Daniels?\\
'''Slade:''' He may be "Jack" to you son, but when you've known him as long as I have, heh. [beat] [[DontExplainTheJoke that's a joke.]]
-->--''Film/ScentOfAWoman''



->I have taken more out of alcohol [[GallowsHumor than alcohol has taken out of me.]]
-->--'''UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill'''

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->I have taken more out of alcohol [[GallowsHumor than alcohol has taken out of me.]]
-->--'''UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill'''



->As we did not break for lunch until noon, Graham would get a bit edgy around eleven o'clock. On the third day, he muttered in my ear, 'I have a flask. Dare I...?' Since [[UsefulNotes/MikhailGorbachev Gorbachev]] was currently engaged in his doomed battle against vodka, I said we must show solidarity in public. 'But why not drop a paper on the floor, reach down for it, and take a swig?' He shook his head sadly: 'I might not come back up again.'
-->--'''Creator/GoreVidal''' on Graham Greene, "Gods and Greens"

->I was with Jeff Bernard when he had pancreatitis, and he was in a terrible state of illness. And the doctor--a nice doctor in Middlesex--said, 'Jeff can you knock off the vodka?' And Jeff's eyes filled with tears, you know, as though someone said, 'Will you betray your country?' 'Ah, no. Christ,' he said, 'No. I couldn't give up the vodka.' And the doctor said, 'Well, maybe you could ''cut it down'' a bit, Jeff.' And Jeff's eyes then filled utterly with tears and he said, '....No. I've been with Sally Smirnoff too long to give her the elbow now.' Sally Smirnoff, who killed his dick. Who was killing him, had become the great substitute; an incredible transference of affection that, finally, the pain of deprivation--the pain of doing without Sally--outweighed his fear of death.
-->--'''Creator/TomBaker''', ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bR0i-cLoEw4 In Confidence]]''

->My insides are in an alcohol solution, and without it they'll die.
-->--'''[[Music/{{Motorhead}} Lemmy Kilmister]]'''



->The average [[TheStoner stoner]] isn't gonna be a cop. Stoners hate cops. You wanna meet someone with a false sense of repression? Talk to a stoner who has been busted by the cops. THIS FUCKING COUNTRY, MANNNNNN. SOMETHING'S GOTTA CHANGE. Maybe there's one guy out there who wants to be the KEWL KOP who smokes weed and is nice to black people, but that's about it. Every other cop became a cop specifically so that they could get drunk at Irish pubs and then stumble home to an angry wife and curse her out for not understanding WHAT THIS JOB DOES TO A MAN. That job was made for alcoholics.
-->--'''[[http://theconcourse.deadspin.com/more-cops-should-smoke-weed-1677597859 Drew Magary]]'''


-> See, fun fact about Officer Eiffel: Dougie Boy doesn't like to have a drink. Dougie Boy doesn't like to have two drinks, or four drinks, or six drinks. Doug likes to have ''twelve'' drinks. Fifteen drinks. But when Doug has a kid, he thinks it's time to go the full Creator/RobertDowneyJr. He goes to meetings, gets cleaned up. And then one day - one bad day - he has one drink. ''One.'' Then it's showtime folks! The Doug Eiffel Limbo: How Low Will He Go?!

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-> See, fun fact about Officer Eiffel: Dougie Boy doesn't like to have a drink. Dougie Boy doesn't like to have two drinks, or four drinks, or six drinks. Doug likes to have ''twelve'' drinks. Fifteen ''Fifteen'' drinks. But when Doug has a kid, he thinks it's time to go the full Creator/RobertDowneyJr. He goes to meetings, gets cleaned up. And then one day - one bad day - he has one drink. ''One.'' Then it's showtime folks! The Doug Eiffel Limbo: How Low Will He Go?!


-> See, fun fact about Officer Eiffel: Dougie Boy doesn't like to have a drink. Dougie Boy doesn't like to have two drinks, or four drinks, or six drinks. Doug likes to have ''twelve'' drinks. Fifteen drinks. But when Doug has a kid, he thinks it's time to go the full Robert Downey Jr. He goes to meetings, gets cleaned up. And then one day - one bad day - he has one drink. ''One.'' Then it's showtime folks! The Doug Eiffel Limbo: How Low Will He Go?!

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-> See, fun fact about Officer Eiffel: Dougie Boy doesn't like to have a drink. Dougie Boy doesn't like to have two drinks, or four drinks, or six drinks. Doug likes to have ''twelve'' drinks. Fifteen drinks. But when Doug has a kid, he thinks it's time to go the full Robert Downey Jr.Creator/RobertDowneyJr. He goes to meetings, gets cleaned up. And then one day - one bad day - he has one drink. ''One.'' Then it's showtime folks! The Doug Eiffel Limbo: How Low Will He Go?!

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->'''Constantine:''' Who the fuck would let you run a pub?
->'''Brendan:''' [''lying on the floor, surrounded by empty glasses''] I'm only mindin' it for Thick Davy, John. He's on his holidays. It's been a veritable triumph, but: I'm tellin' yeh, by simply doin' away wi' outmoded concepts like licensin' laws an' payin' for drink, I've created Heaven on Earth.
-->--''ComicBook/{{Hellblazer}}: Son Of Man''


''Armitage:''' Why an inn?\\
''Peg:''' That is where we will find the Queen's contact. He is an awful creature who drinks too much and he falls unconscious every night.\\
''The Dog:''' Sounds awesome.

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''Armitage:''' '''Armitage:''' Why an inn?\\
''Peg:''' '''Peg:''' That is where we will find the Queen's contact. He is an awful creature who drinks too much and he falls unconscious every night.\\
''The '''The Dog:''' Sounds awesome.


->Trevor used to be a hot-for-glory [[{{Technopath}} techno-wizard]] of the [[HermeticMagic Order of Hermes]]' up-and-coming House Thig. There were even whispers that he'd make it to Doissetep some day. Then the rest of his cabal was cut to ribbons by parties unknown. Trev, who was out taking care of some personal business, returned to find his Chantry a smoking, burned-out shell. Suspected of treason and collaboration, he left House Thig amid a hail of insults and a cloud of gossip. You wouldn't peg Trev as a Hermetic these days. [[ShellShockedVeteran Now he's more of a drunk veteran]]. He shows up at [[CoolestClubEver Perilous]] almost nightly, mumbling war stories to anybody who'll listen (and plenty who won't). [[ICantDance He never dances]], but makes up for it by drinking a lot.

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->Trevor used to be a hot-for-glory [[{{Technopath}} techno-wizard]] of the [[HermeticMagic Order of Hermes]]' up-and-coming House Thig. There were even whispers that he'd make it to Doissetep some day. Then the rest of his cabal was cut to ribbons by parties unknown. Trev, who was out taking care of some personal business, returned to find his Chantry a smoking, burned-out shell. Suspected of treason and collaboration, he left House Thig amid a hail of insults and a cloud of gossip. You ->You wouldn't peg Trev as a Hermetic [[HermeticMagic Hermetic]] these days. [[ShellShockedVeteran Now he's more of a drunk veteran]]. He shows up at [[CoolestClubEver Perilous]] almost nightly, mumbling war stories to anybody who'll listen (and plenty who won't). [[ICantDance He never dances]], but makes up for it by drinking a lot.



->'''Armitage:''' Where are we going?\\
'''Peg:''' An inn.\\
'''The Dog:''' Yes! Do [[TheFairFolk Faeries]] have [[DrinkOrder sherry]]? They must do, right? Booze is the first thing any intelligent species invents. Sherry must exist here.\\

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->'''Armitage:''' ->'''[[TheCommissionerGordon Armitage]]:''' Where are we going?\\
'''Peg:''' '''[[CreepyChild Peg]]:''' An inn.\\
'''The Dog:''' '''[[IntellectualAnimal The Dog]]:''' Yes! Do [[TheFairFolk Faeries]] have [[DrinkOrder sherry]]? They must do, right? Booze is the first thing any intelligent species invents. Sherry must exist here.\\

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->'''Armitage:''' Where are we going?\\
'''Peg:''' An inn.\\
'''The Dog:''' Yes! Do [[TheFairFolk Faeries]] have [[DrinkOrder sherry]]? They must do, right? Booze is the first thing any intelligent species invents. Sherry must exist here.\\
''Armitage:''' Why an inn?\\
''Peg:''' That is where we will find the Queen's contact. He is an awful creature who drinks too much and he falls unconscious every night.\\
''The Dog:''' Sounds awesome.
-->--''Clockwork City,'' by Paul Crilley

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