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

    Quote Originally Posted by Alexander Beetle View Post
    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.
    P. S until you enter a thread its usually quite a nice discussion... Why do you always feel the need to be rude? I was simple ASKING why people drink... Like what purpose?

    Couldn't you just answer my question without getting all rude?

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    Default Alcohol/Bar at a school Fete? WDYT?

    Quote Originally Posted by Alexander Beetle View Post
    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.
    Yep, this

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kimberleygal1 View Post
    If you don't want to have a drink then don't! Pretty simple really.
    It's not that simple though. I may not drink, or have one. Unfortunately I can't control the other 200 people there, some that may choose to get drunk and go on like idiots. I'm not a fuddy duddy. I just can't see why every single event in aussie culture needs grog? Each to their own, if other parents are fine with it then ok. I'm not.

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

    Quote Originally Posted by delirium View Post
    It's not that simple though. I may not drink, or have one. Unfortunately I can't control the other 200 people there, some that may choose to get drunk and go on like idiots. I'm not a fuddy duddy. I just can't see why every single event in aussie culture needs grog? Each to their own, if other parents are fine with it then ok. I'm not.
    Yes this! Delerium, you're posts are always so to the point and well worded :-)

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

    I don't have a huge issue with the idea of it but it's also not something I'd think they'd have at a school event. Im not opposed to a drink at all but yeah...

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    Default Alcohol/Bar at a school Fete? WDYT?

    Quote Originally Posted by Happy2be3 View Post
    P. S until you enter a thread its usually quite a nice discussion... Why do you always feel the need to be rude? I was simple ASKING why people drink... Like what purpose?

    Couldn't you just answer my question without getting all rude?
    That's subjective. And I find judging others lifestyles to be very rude.

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    Default Alcohol/Bar at a school Fete? WDYT?

    Perhaps OP, a religious school might be better suited to your needs?

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

    Quote Originally Posted by Alexander Beetle View Post
    That's subjective. And I find judging others lifestyles to be very rude.
    Im not judging your choice... Im literally asking for what purpose do people drink alcohol? All it ever did to me as a young person was make me dizzy and tired.... Surely ppl don't drink it to feel dizzy and tired??

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    I know you weren't directing that to me Beetle, but I'm not judging. I just have huge hang ups with alcohol and I don't feel a school fete needs it. I'm not trying to remove anyone's right to drink. I just don't understand why every social event has to revolve around alcohol...

    Now as 5 said, if it was a fund raiser with wine tasting for only adults, with drinks served, I wouldn't bat an eyelid. I might even attend and have a glass as I appreciate a good wine.

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    Default Alcohol/Bar at a school Fete? WDYT?

    Quote Originally Posted by Happy2be3 View Post
    Im not judging your choice... Im literally asking for what purpose do people drink alcohol? All it ever did to me as a young person was make me dizzy and tired.... Surely ppl don't drink it to feel dizzy and tired??
    That isn't what your OP was at all. It wasn't "why do you drink".


 

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