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Did you have an alcoholic drink before you were legal age to drink it?

Posted - January 6, 2019


  • 36
    I'll admit I did. I never got caught either!
      January 6, 2019 8:50 AM MST

  • I was buying it in the drive-thru when I was 17.  They just never carded me.
      January 6, 2019 9:09 AM MST

  • 4853
    Nope.  Nor afterwards either.
      January 6, 2019 9:51 AM MST

  • 1139
    Yes, mainly around Christmas.
      January 6, 2019 10:35 AM MST

  • 6941
    My boozy father would offer me a sip of his whiskey but I didn't like the alcoholic taste and the burn on the way down. I have never used alcohol since. I was about 8, now 65. In fact, Trump is my hero because he doesn't smoke, drink, or use narcotics.
      January 6, 2019 2:09 PM MST

  • 30888
    I guess Ted Nugent would also be your hero.
      January 6, 2019 2:27 PM MST

  • 3602
    Trump's medical records show that he was on amphetamine-derived "diet pills" for much of the 1980s. Many have speculated that he still uses stimulants. 

      January 6, 2019 9:20 PM MST

  • 1139
    Anyone that drinks coffee uses stimulants :D
      January 7, 2019 4:13 PM MST

  • 3602
    Prescription stimulants, I should have said. Remember how he sniffed his way through the debates? Too bad he wouldn't consent to a drug test.  

    He also admits to using Ambien, which could explain his early morning incoherent tweets. 

    In all honestly, I'd think that his people would be relieved if they could blame his words and deeds on pharmaceuticals. 
      January 7, 2019 5:46 PM MST

  • 1139
    The only tweet I read was when he tried to start world war 3.  I think most politicians are nuts, in the UK most people think they are, we don't expect them to be competent anymore. Remember the High Profile paedophile ring in the UK? I don't think that was ever conducted fully, and the names of those high up never disclosed, so what do you do when your government protects paedophiles because of their profile?

      January 9, 2019 8:38 AM MST

  • 6117
    Yep! I was 8 years old.
      January 6, 2019 2:10 PM MST

  • 30888
    Yep...I had a fake ID.
      January 6, 2019 2:28 PM MST

  • 14556
    We had watered down beer and wine when we were little at Sunday dinners...always with our parents very ,much like the French , Italians and Greeks do still to this day....
    As we got older it had less and less water in it...
    There are no drunks or druggies in our family ...No one smokes or has even tried to my knowledge...

    Yes ,I use to drink when in my teens...I never ever got drunk or put myself at risk though..
      January 6, 2019 3:27 PM MST

  • 1716
    Yeah my parents let me drink, but not enough to get drunk.
      January 6, 2019 5:57 PM MST

  • 3507
    Nope, not just one.
      January 6, 2019 8:51 PM MST

  • 3602
    Yes, I did most of my drinking years before I was of legal age. 
      January 6, 2019 9:21 PM MST

  • 7707
    Yeah, but I grew up in a small town where people drank beer like it was water. 
      January 6, 2019 10:02 PM MST

  • 3973
    Yes. The first, a glass of wine, was given to me by my father when I was nine. He told me to "drink it like medicine."

    Later, after Dad had died when I was 14, Mum encouraged me to have a half glass of wine with a meal whenever we went out to a restaurant, and to sip it very slowly while eating and conversing. It was her intention to try to teach me how to handle alcohol in situations at teenage parties.

    She needn't have worried.

    I was so turned off by the effects of her's and Dad's alcoholism that I was never at risk of drinking too much.
      January 6, 2019 10:50 PM MST

  • 9627
    Many times. Had my first hangover at 15.
      January 7, 2019 6:25 AM MST

  • 21
    Yeah, I did. A few times I'd get so drunk that I'd have a hangover the next morning. One time when I was 17, I remember my dad asking me the next morning after a nasty hangover if I'd go out drinking the next weekend like I usually did, I don't think he was happy when I told him yes. 
      January 7, 2019 7:36 AM MST

  • yah 

    my parents let me drink wine on holidays but i also went to some parties and drank anything i could get my hands on 
      January 7, 2019 7:40 AM MST

  • 5864
    Goodness lots before.  From around when I was 13.  Pretty regularly from 14 or 15.  But not like drinking to get drunk or anything like that.   Was into a lot of drugs early on as well. 
      January 8, 2019 8:12 AM MST

  • 1870
    WHo hasn't?
      January 9, 2019 2:13 PM MST

  • My first drink of wine was when I was six years old.  My grandpa was from Rome and had made a batch of his special wine.  Everyone at the Christmas table had a glass of wine in front of them.  I didn't want to even taste it but my Mother told me I had to or grandpa would feel bad.  So of course I took a sip and hated it!  From that point it was available at family dinners but still didn't like it. lol.
      January 9, 2019 2:59 PM MST