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Old 11-19-2002, 10:13 PM   #1
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Alcoholic drink ads on TV


I don't understand either the alcoholic drink ads are legal on USA TV or not. I saw add of wine and beer. But what about some alcoholic drinks( 40% or higher)

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Old 11-19-2002, 10:18 PM   #2
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Well I saw this add for a vodka I still think it is 40%, was it Skyy???was it on premium channels???
 
Old 11-20-2002, 03:20 AM   #3
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Nah, Neo you probably saw an add for Sky's malt beverage product, the law is aimed at no more than 14% I think, whatever the wine standard is. The law came about in the 70's I think, but only covers broadcast, just like the tobacco restictions.

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Old 11-20-2002, 04:40 AM   #4
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You are supposed to drink it not to look at it.
 
Old 11-20-2002, 02:18 PM   #5
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Exactly crashy, exactly
 
Old 11-20-2002, 03:20 PM   #6
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I don't mean to get another "Stephanie what do you do in Arizona?" thread started.But his sounds like we should meet sometime and have a cold one.
BTW I am married so a cold one it is.
 
Old 11-20-2002, 03:42 PM   #7
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Quote:
Originally posted by crashmeister
I don't mean to get another "Stephanie what do you do in Arizona?" thread started.But his sounds like we should meet sometime and have a cold one.
BTW I am married so a cold one it is.
Your married and your still asking girlies to go get a drink.. sounds like your thinking naughty thoughts. Bad crashmeister, bad...
 
Old 11-20-2002, 03:57 PM   #8
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And Trick, the fact that you're not held down by anything and are only what... a state and a half away from Steph and have never met her; whadya thinkin? And Isa is moving back to the great TX too. Come on, you'll only fall a few hundred posts back in letting Kewp gain on you.

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Old 11-20-2002, 04:06 PM   #9
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well i *THINK* you'll find that i've actually made 400 posts more than drew here, just under more then one name...
 
Old 11-20-2002, 04:42 PM   #10
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well i *THINK* you'll find that i've actually made 400 posts more than drew here, just under more then one name...
And who's fault is that.. I can't wait til acid surpasses me.. I'm tired of being the top poster..

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And Trick, the fact that you're not held down by anything and are only what... a state and a half away from Steph and have never met her; whadya thinkin? And Isa is moving back to the great TX too. Come on, you'll only fall a few hundred posts back in letting Kewp gain on you.
You have to think, that state and a half is like me driving from Austin to New York almost. I could drive for about 10 or 12 hours and still be in Texas.. probably near El Paso..
Hey, I didn't know isa was moving back. But ok, any of the girlies here want to swing by Austin I'll take you out on the town..

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Old 11-20-2002, 05:42 PM   #11
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And who's fault is that.. I can't wait til acid surpasses me.. I'm tired of being the top poster..
I don't buy it, everyone says they don't want to be top of the heap until they aren't top of the heap anymore.

I could have been a contenda'

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You have to think, that state and a half is like me driving from Austin to New York almost. I could drive for about 10 or 12 hours and still be in Texas.. probably near El Paso..
Hey, I didn't know isa was moving back. But ok, any of the girlies here want to swing by Austin I'll take you out on the town..
Okay I drove accross Texas a few times, once I got us to Dallas from Auburn AL on a straight shot, went to sleep and let my roommate drive, woke up 8 hours later and drove us the remaining 3 hours out of Texas, I-20 to I-10... but there's one big difference there you're not taking into account: traffic.

Drive to New York and you almost can't avoid the Garden State Pkwy or the #@$@#$n' New Jersey Turnpike. The east coast temporal vortex, 200+ miles that may take 3 hours or 15 depending on the whims of the demons that live beneath the jersey highways.

Cheers,

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Old 11-20-2002, 05:54 PM   #12
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I once drove from Dallas to Indianapolis in 10 hours flat. Stopped twice to get gas, no stopping for food, had drinks in my car. Didn't even use the restroom but that is a good 1,000 miles. I think the portion from driving from Nashville to Louisville took about an hour and 20 minutes. Lets just say I was basically flying..

But lets just say this, I'm pretty sure there isn't any traffic once you get west of San Antonio on I-10.. there isn't much til you get to El Paso..
 
Old 11-20-2002, 06:00 PM   #13
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Hehe! You guys live what would could be considered to be seperate countries (oh come on, lots of the states are bloody huge) and you're discussing meeting! I've never met Chris and he only lives in the midlands, and I've never met CragStar and he only lives, what, 2 hours up the road! That's a point... he said he might be coming down to Exeter, so we'll have to meet for a beer.

Craggy - you listening?
 
Old 11-20-2002, 06:03 PM   #14
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I've never met Chris
yeah and there's a reason for that....
 
Old 11-20-2002, 07:25 PM   #15
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2 hours! I go visit a good friend of mine that lives ~3 hours away at least once a month. 2 hours is nothing, get a move on Grant!

And while we are talkin about Texas, I work with a guy from El Paso. He says that you could drive from Austin to El Paso is only about 9 hours, but then about 8-9 hours from El Paso to Phoenix. So that's not really that bad. You could make a good 3 day weekend out of it; drive down, hang out for a day, then drive back. Piece of cake!

Although, I don't know if I would... It takes me about 18 hours to drive back home (UT) and I do it about twice a year, and that's to see my parents, I don't know if I could do it to meet someone for 1 day, and then turn around and go back...

I once drove from Va (Portsmouth) to TX (near Dallas) to also hang out with by buddy (the same one who is only 3 hours away now) and we went down through the carolinas, GA, LA, and then over through Mississippi to pick up a friend of my wife, then down to TX (might have missed a state in there...) all on a 3 day weekend. We got down to TX, partied, went to 2 clubs, went home and slept for 3 hours, then turned around and drove back. That's one of my best road trips though, was great fun, especially since I really didn't have a clue where I was going.

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