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  • While browsing headlines, take a sip each time a common headline phrase is used:
    • Baffling
    • Bullshit/BS
    • Hilarious(ly)
    • Horrifying(ly)
    • Insane
    • Mind-Blowing
    • Mind-Boggling
    • Nobody Tells You
    • Ridiculous(ly)
    • Terrifying(ly)
    • Things You/I Learn(ed)
    • You Didn't Notice
    • You Probably Believe
    • You Won't Believe
  • Take a sip every time a writer expresses their hate/fear/disgust of:
    • Clowns
    • Lampreys
    • Pants
    • Snakes
    • Spiders
    • Taco Bell
    • Thomas Edison
    • Australia
  • Take a drink if the words "Classic" and "Rip-Off" are used in the same sentence.
  • Take a drink every time Felix Clay and Gladstone insult one another in their articles.
  • Take a drink when an article's title is changed after being published, and you can see the original one in the adress bar.
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    • Take another shot if the new title is click-baitey, putting focus on something unnecessary but obviously meant to shock.
  • Take a drink if the winner of a photoplasty contest is used as the thumbnail.
  • Take a drink when the thumbnail of a photoplasty contest uses a very misleading image that is only slightly related to one of the entries (such as a Disney movie).
  • Take a drink whenever a fact-based Photoplasty contest repeats something that has already been featured in a Top list article.
    • Take another shot if that list article dates to less than a week.
  • Take a shot every time an Auntie-Meme-made list is introduced as made by "Cracked readers".
  • Take a shot every time an article about a very controversial subject is credited to "Cracked staff".
  • Take a shot every time Adam Tod Brown links to his "Unpopular Opinion" podcast.
    • Take a shot every time Adam Tod Brown writes an article about things that he thinks are overrated or underrated.
  • Take a shot every time a Cracked writer plugs a book they wrote in the article itself.
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  • Take a drink if the same picture is used several times in the article.
  • Take a drink every time there is a link to a YouTube video, and the video has been deleted.
    • Down the whole cup if the video has been deleted the same day the article has been put up.
  • Take a drink every time cocaine is associated with Hollywood.
  • Take a drink every time an article negatively calls a movie a "rip-off" of another story.
  • Take a drink every time the article or a caption refers to someone named Chad. Two drinks if the article isn't by John Cheese.
  • Take a drink if Theodore Rosevelt or Nikola Tesla is brought up as an example of an awesome badass.
  • Take a drink when an article/photoplasty bashes a Disney movie for being unrealistic about portraying a romantic relationship.
    • Take another shot if it's accusing Beauty & the Beast of using Stockholm Syndrome as its main plot device.
  • Take a drink whenever a writer uses the term "conceit" in place of the more common "concept."
  • Take a drink whenever Winston Rowtree makes an article with pictures crammed with words.
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  • Take a drink every time J.F. Sargent says something is racist.
  • Take a drink every time J.F. Sargent says something is sexist.
  • Take a drink every time J.F. Sargent says something is "Secretly X". Take another if X = Racist/sexist.
  • If you're absolutely 100% sure you've got an incredibly high tolerance of alcohol, take a drink every time a dick joke is made.
  • Take a drink every time an article is sexist/racist when trying to point out "sexism/racism". Down the whole cup if people then try to defend the article's sexism/racism. Not for light drinkers.
  • Take a drink whenever an article derides conservatives.
    • Take a drink whenver David Wong does this, and then attacks liberals. Take another if the comments assume he is a liberal.
  • Take a drink every time an author describes a grim/corrupt/weird situation and gives the reasonable/logical/uplifting conclusion....only to say "Just kidding! The irrational/illogical/downbeat conclusion is what really happened!".
    • Take a second drink if this applies to an serious article about a real-world injustice/tragedy.
  • Take a drink when you look at an older article (usually before the 2010s) and the author makes a joke and remark that would be considered problematic/offensive by the site's modern views.
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