College Drinking Games Lead to Higher Blood Alcohol Levels

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  1. dukebound85 macrumors P6

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    In other news, the pope has officially declared his religion to be Catholocism, the color of the sky has been confirmed as blue, and I've just recieved word that frog's asses are indeed watertight.

    Back to you.
     
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    I want to see the methodology of this study in more detail, because that's just crazy talk.
    Number of non-themed frat parties from now on: 0.
     
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    I recall a day from early in my freshman year of college. I was sitting in the computer lab in the basement of my dorm along with a friend. We were both working on taking this online alcohol education course required by our school. One of the interactive exercises involved entering in a hypothetical number of drinks over some time span so that the program could calculate your likely BAC. My friend used his drink counts from the night before as the hypothetical and when he got his results, he turned to me: "Dude, this thing says my BAC was .4 and I should be dead," he said, with a laugh.

    A lot of college students are really dumb about their drinking habits.
     
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    Ah, that explains why the study was conducted.

    "Dude, I'll bet we can get into some seriously awesome parties as 'researchers'!"

    They went to 66 parties over 3 semesters? Rock on. Not sure I like the ratio there, though.

    Of course they do. Next they'll want to check out how Spring Break impacts drinking habits. These guys are indeed geniuses.
     
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    It amazes me how much time and money is wasted on crap like this.


    The other day in the paper was an article with the exact headline "Autopsy indicates teen in prison hanged himself"

    OK....the guy's hanging from the ceiling. With something tied around his neck. And perhaps a chair, table or something else to stand on knocked down under him. HOW THE HELL DO YOU THINK HE DIED????????
     
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    No S**t Sherlock

    I need to find a way to get a stupid study funded and parlay that into a lifetime of government grant money...
     
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    Well, you gotta make sure he wasn't murdered. That's actually a valid exam. If your kid died in prison, wouldn't you want to know for sure that it wasn't a murder?

    Plus it's CYA for the State, and quite possibly required in a situation like that.
     
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    Good point, but he was in a single person cell at a transfer prison before being sent to the big house. I'd say the chances of murder there are very slim
     
  12. mactastic macrumors 68040

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    Probably. But a guard could get in there. For protection against future lawsuits, if nothing else, I can see wanting an autopsy done.

    An autopsy will tell you if there are injuries not consistent with self-inflicted hanging. A visual examination of the scene wouldn't.
     
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    Dog Bites Man. Whoops dee doo.

    Probably just a slow day at the office.
     
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    No kidding. Man who did this "research" Captain Obvious?
     

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