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    Family of alcoholics over here
    My mum, my MIL, my FIL, my BIL, my DH.

    There is no alcohol at our kids parties because our family of alcoholics do not stop at 1-2. They do not understand that children's parties are for the children.
    Any alcohol brought to my house gets tipped out.





    Fighting a losing battle with auto correct Americanizing my spelling!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlissedOut View Post
    That is NOT what I was implying at all, it says NOTHING​ of the sort.
    Fair enough. But the way you said it could very easily be misconstrued. Maybe just something to keep in mind

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    Quote Originally Posted by FearlessLeader View Post
    That's what she *did* say though
    If you *can't* enjoy a party without = if you *have* to have alcohol present. They have the same meaning.
    But some people may not have "worked" that out...

    Sorry for breaking it down?!?

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    Quote Originally Posted by share a book View Post
    Having alcohol there isn't an issue for most people. *Having* to have alcohol there is an iss ue yeah?
    As my brain has now switched off due to Monday... What's your question SAB? Or is it rhetorical...

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    I am not a chip-on-the-shoulder type person, I very rarely get offended or take things out of context.

    What was said could VERY easily be taken the wrong way and basically i felt that ICanDream was being ganged up on and wanted to show that I can see how she took the comment the way she did. Regardless of what the poster actually meant, it could very easily be misinterpreted.

    Take a chill pill!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Annabella View Post
    I am not a chip-on-the-shoulder type person, I very rarely get offended or take things out of context.

    What was said could VERY easily be taken the wrong way and basically i felt that ICanDream was being ganged up on and wanted to show that I can see how she too the comment the way she did. Regardless of what the poster actually meant, it could very easily be misinterpreted.

    Take a chill pill!
    Oh exactly... Things can be taken the wrong way so easily & if by chance you're that person you then get jumped on...

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    There's a big difference between expecting alcohol to be served at a child's party and someone who doesn't expect it, but enjoying it when the host offers.

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    I would never expect alcohol at a kids party. If its there great, if it's not great - I won't drink anyway as I'm usually the driver...

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigRedV View Post
    There's a big difference between expecting alcohol to be served at a child's party and someone who doesn't expect it, but enjoying it when the host offers.

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    Doesn't bother me at all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Girl X View Post
    Same here. I always serve alcohol at parties at our home. Drinking doesn't equal getting drunk for me or my family / friends.

    I don't object to children's parties where alcohol isn't served though. Each to their own.

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    We feel the same, It's funny we had DS first birthday party last week at a park and I said to DH that morning should we get beer/wine and he said I don't know are you suppose to drink at kids parties and I said I'm not sure! ( it was more adults than kids) So we bought 1 case of beer and 2 bottles of wine and only 4 beers were drank and wine stayed unopened !


 

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