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Drinking game for Borderlands:


  • Take a shot every time you get a gun that you will use.
    • Also take a sip for every time you get a gun you won't use if you just want to get drunk really, really fast.
  • Take a shot whenever you perceive a Shout-Out.
  • Take a shot every time you get a second wind from near death.
    • Take two if you could have gotten a second wind, but all the enemies ran away.
    • Finish your drink if you get downed after killing all of the enemies in the area.
    • Drink until it stops hurting if you bleed out when the enemy you're shooting at is just one hit away from death.
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  • Take a shot every time you hear Scooter's energetic voice say, "Catch a ride!" Given the number of times you use vehicles in this game this one might get a little bit on the dangerous side.
  • Take a sip if someone tells Claptrap to shut up, or something to that effect.
  • Take a shot for each character with a prosthesis/disfigurement you encounter. Take two if the person in question got it willingly (e.g. Gaige).



  • Take a shot every time you hear an announcement of new quests on any bounty board.
    • Are you TRYING to kill us!?
  • Lilith players:
    • Take a sip every time you Phasewalk into a horde of enemies.
      • Take two if you thought it was just a couple enemies, then turned the corner.
      • Take three if you escape without entering FFYL.
  • Roland players:
    • Take a shot every time you use your turret just to Draw Aggro.
      • Take another two if you use it to run through an engagement altogether.
  • Take a shot for every incapacitated Claptrap you see.
  • Take a shot every time you hear, "Are you gonna squeal before we cook ya?!"


Borderlands 2:

  • Take a shot whenever Handsome Jack calls to insult you.
    • Take another whenever Butt Stallion makes an appearance. spoilers 
    • Add another if he addresses himself as the hero and/or you as the villain.
    • Finish your drink if he calls you a bitch.
  • Take a shot whenever someone named and important gets slagged.
  • Take a shot whenever you set an enemy on fire only to have it wear off when they're just one hit point away from death.
  • Take a sip, or a shot if you're feeling suicidal, every time Handsome Jack has a Kick the Dog moment.
  • Take a sip whenever Moxxi makes an innuendo.
    • You may want to have an ambulance on standby for this one.
  • Take a sip whenever Tiny Tina's voice gets really deep midsentence.
  • Take a sip if you reload an almost-full Tediore and end up throwing away most of your clip for no reason.
  • Maya players:
    • Take a shot whenever you phaselock the wrong target.
  • Gaige players:
    • Take a sip every time you miss a point blank shot as Gaige because your accuracy is shot to hell after racking up hundreds of Anarchy stacks. But only if you're suicidal.
    • Take a shot every time Deathtrap runs out of HP instead of timing out.
  • Kreig players:
    • Take a sip every time you use your action skill.
      • Take another every time you die in the middle of it.
    • Take a sip every time Silence The Voices causes you to hit yourself in the face. Take a shot if it hits you more than twice in a row, 1-in-8 chance of self-injury be damned. Just chug if it's more than three times in a row, you'll probably need it.
  • Salvador players:
    • Take a sip every time you accidentally start Gunzerking with a weapon combination you didn't mean to bring out, like a Dahl sniper rifle and a Hyperion pistol.


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