Stoner v Drunk

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Stoner v Drunk

Postby Toe Save » 06 Nov 2011, 16:38

Hypothetical situation: You have to trust one of two people in a long term situation. One is an alcoholic and one loves the ganja.

According to forumosans, which is the better bet?
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Re: Stoner v Drunk

Postby Steviebike » 06 Nov 2011, 17:35

Neither, they can both seek help for their addictions and become a better person.
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Re: Stoner v Drunk

Postby navillus » 06 Nov 2011, 17:43

Steviebike wrote:Neither, they can both seek help for their addictions and become a better person.

Oh! Was there a third option? I didn't notice it when I read the poll. :roll:

In my own experience I've found drunks much more reliable than stoners. Just a simple case study though. I know only a couple of total stoners and a couple of total drunks.
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Re: Stoner v Drunk

Postby cjc444 » 06 Nov 2011, 18:00

Hypothetical situation: You have to trust one of two people in a long term situation. One is an alcoholic and one loves the ganja.

According to forumosans, which is the better bet?


Why not trust both until they give you a reason not to? I trust an alcoholic to watch over my house/farm/animals when I go to the States or Europe for business and the only thing I am missing when I come back is maybe a bottle of tequila or something else similar and a few hundred NT in change which he professes that he took as soon as I arrive back home. He's a lot better than the straight fuck I entrusted to my home before this guy. And, no joke, a stoner (many would have a much worse name for him) watches over my house in CA when I am not there. Never a problem, nothing missing except maybe a bit of my personal stash and some snacks from the kitchen, but he delivers fresh supplies when I arrive. Can't wait for my arrival in Dec..

I'm both, what most would consider an alcoholic when I am in Taiwan and a Stoner when I am home, and you couldn't imagine the people, companies, and governmental agencies that trust me on a daily basis and pay me a fuck load for this trust.

Neither, they can both seek help for their addictions and become a better person.


I would never trust a person who thinks the way he/she does.
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Re: Stoner v Drunk

Postby TheGingerMan » 06 Nov 2011, 18:08

What about those that have one foot on :whistle: either path?
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Re: Stoner v Drunk

Postby tash » 06 Nov 2011, 18:10

navillus wrote:
Steviebike wrote:Neither, they can both seek help for their addictions and become a better person.

Oh! Was there a third option? I didn't notice it when I read the poll. :roll:

Ha, ha!

Steviebike, I'd love to see you in this audience with that comment:
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Steviebike: "Um, neither. I would be a better person, stop the vehicle with my superpowers and save all 6. Duh!"

Let's have a perfect world and put an end to all moral dilemmas, shall we ;)
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Re: Stoner v Drunk

Postby jdsmith » 06 Nov 2011, 18:22

TheGingerMan wrote:What about those that have one foot on :whistle: either path?

Like Day and Night but not both. :lol:

Daytime stoners over drunks and nighttime drunks over stoners. It really is about how you choose to live your life. :lol:
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Re: Stoner v Drunk

Postby urodacus » 06 Nov 2011, 20:05

I choose to smoke: I am not addicted, thank you very much. I can stop any time, but why bother?

Drink, on the other hand, chose me.
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Re: Stoner v Drunk

Postby Super Hans » 06 Nov 2011, 20:33

Drunks. Every time.
Drunks always love me, no matter what.
Stoners love me, then quickly change their mind and come at me with a knife, or at least a sharp edged paranoid comment.
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Re: Stoner v Drunk

Postby jimipresley » 06 Nov 2011, 20:42

Super Hans wrote:Stoners love me, then quickly change their mind and come at me with a knife, or at least a sharp edged paranoid comment.

You, Super Hans, are at the cutting-edge.
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