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2012-11-11 -Short Attention Span Theater-
People Who Live Close To Bars Drink More Heavily
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Posted by Fred 2012-11-11 10:51|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [1187 views ]  Top

#1 Another way to put it, heavy drinkers move nearer to bars (and thus avoid DUIs).

Effect/cause, cause/effect, what's the difference when you've got a narrative to form to justify a study that nobody should have paid a dime for in the first place.
Posted by rjschwarz 2012-11-11 11:42||   2012-11-11 11:42|| Front Page Top

#2 Perhaps bars are being built in areas known to have heavy drinkers? Such as near colleges.
Posted by rjschwarz 2012-11-11 11:43||   2012-11-11 11:43|| Front Page Top

Posted by Cleatch Cheatch8113 2012-11-11 11:56||   2012-11-11 11:56|| Front Page Top

#4 I love New Orleans.... only place where you can politely ask a cop to hold your beer while you tie your shoes. But yeah, there's something to the argument. I love New Orleans, yeah it's 9 am on Sunday, is there a 2 for one?
Posted by Shipman 2012-11-11 12:26||   2012-11-11 12:26|| Front Page Top

#5 We have bars here that don't even have DOORS! Even open while the city was flooded by Katrina.
Posted by Glenmore 2012-11-11 14:31||   2012-11-11 14:31|| Front Page Top

#6 What's really weird is after a week or two it seems perfectly normal for folks to drop by the daquiri bar at 11 am.

I mean hell if everyone's a drunk no ones a drunk, there's an ancient reality-distortion field around Orleans Parish.

Mother's is the only sane place.
Posted by Shipman 2012-11-11 15:13||   2012-11-11 15:13|| Front Page Top

#7 The Boston Globe reports that the chances a person will drink too much jumped to 17 percent living near a bar.

Yeah, they're real sharp over at the Globe...
Posted by tu3031 2012-11-11 22:52||   2012-11-11 22:52|| Front Page Top

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