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    Good grief some people are such fuddy duddy's.

    I haven't known alcohol to be at a school fete as such but I have been to town fair's where there has been a bar, a designated area for those who may want to enjoy a drink and I don't see the big deal.
    If you don't want to have a drink then don't! Pretty simple really.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Solarberry View Post
    See I think its sad that people cant seem to go a few hours at a childs event without having a drink. The number of childrens parties I have been to where the adults are drinking is just sad.
    There's nothing wrong with the parents catching up over a drink and food while the kids play. Quite often in our circle of friends the only chance us parents do get to catch up is at one of our kids parties because we all work and time gets away so we use the opportunity. Noone gets blotto, it's a few drinks, we parents are having a chin wag while our kids are playing. It's usually a great day all round.

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    Default Re: Alcohol/Bar at a school Fete? WDYT?

    I think it depends on the school. As I said our school had it and it was no biggy but other schools in our area might have it and every one would be on the ****, roaring drunk and fighting. (which is why our kids don't go to those schools I might add).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kimberleygal1 View Post
    There's nothing wrong with the parents catching up over a drink and food while the kids play. Quite often in our circle of friends the only chance us parents do get to catch up is at one of our kids parties because we all work and time gets away so we use the opportunity. Noone gets blotto, it's a few drinks, we parents are having a chin wag while our kids are playing. It's usually a great day all round.
    I guess that's where I'll never understand alcohol... Why can't u catch up without alcohol? What's wrong with soft drink, coffee etc? I just personally don't understand why alcohol needs to be in drinks at all....

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    In my mind and in my understanding the purpose people drink alcohol at all is to have a good time.. To relax... To have an altered sense of reality... I don't want or need an altered sense of reality

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    Default Alcohol/Bar at a school Fete? WDYT?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Happy2be3 View Post
    I guess that's where I'll never understand alcohol... Why can't u catch up without alcohol? What's wrong with soft drink, coffee etc? I just personally don't understand why alcohol needs to be in drinks at all....
    If you don't drink, then no, you wouldnt understand. Some of us like a tipple, as is our legal right. Why SHOULD I catch up without alcohol? To make the non drinkers feel better? If you don't want a drink, or your kids near it, then feel free to take a few steps away from the designated drinking area and let the rest of us live in unjudged peace.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Happy2be3 View Post
    In my mind and in my understanding the purpose people drink alcohol at all is to have a good time.. To relax... To have an altered sense of reality... I don't want or need an altered sense of reality
    Then quite simply, don't drink.

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    Default Re: Alcohol/Bar at a school Fete? WDYT?

    Quote Originally Posted by Alexander Beetle View Post
    Then quite simply, don't drink.
    Ahhhh I don't... Didn't u see that up above?


 

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