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Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by La Cosa Nostra, Oct 16, 2005.

  1. La Cosa Nostra

    La Cosa Nostra Junior Member

    Joined: Oct 4, 2005 Messages: 147 Likes Received: 0
    Who else plays this? If you're not in the know, you arrange 10 cups, pyramid style on each side of a table and fill them however full you want of beer. two people on a team usually, with ping pong balls you try to get your ball into any of the opponents' cups. The first one to rid the other persons' side of cups(they're discarded after you drink) wins. "You sink, they drink." excuse that weak phrase.

    more info:

    Downsize by 60%.
  2. GamblersGrin

    GamblersGrin Elite Member

    Joined: Sep 24, 2003 Messages: 3,243 Likes Received: 16
    the article mentions the fad of beer pong and the upcoming "first world series of beer pong" in vegas in january.


    Businesses get in on drinking game


    PHILADELPHIA - The bar is packed, the floor is wet, and dozens of glassy-eyed young people are squeezed around tables trying to lob Ping-Pong balls into cups of beer.

    It is the final round of a beer pong championship, sponsored by a maker of portable beer pong tables, and all across the bar, as one team scores points, the other happily guzzles beer.

    "It's awesome," said 22-year-old Chris Shannon, a senior at Drexel. "If you win, you win. If you lose, you drink. There's no negative."

    Drinking games have been around since Dionysus. But a whole new industry has taken off around them, making the games more popular, more intense and more dangerous, according to college administrators who say the games are a thin cover for binge drinking.

    In January, thousands of players are expected at the first World Series of Beer Pong, sponsored by a beer pong accessories company and held on the outskirts of Las Vegas.

    This past summer, Anheuser-Busch unveiled a game it calls Bud Pong. The company, which makes Budweiser, is promoting tournaments and providing equipment to distributors.

    "We created it as an icebreaker for young adults to meet each other," Francine Katz, a spokeswoman for Anheuser-Busch.

    But she said Bud Pong was not intended for underage drinkers because promotions were held in bars, not on campuses.

    And it does not promote binge drinking, she said, because official rules call for water to be used, not beer. The hope is that those on the sidelines enjoy a Bud.

    On the ground, though, it may be a different story. At the Esso Club near Clemson University, Jessica Twilley, a bartender, said she had worked at several Bud Pong events and had "never seen anyone playing with water."

    When told about the Esso Club, Katz responded that her information was that the club used water.

    Budweiser is not the only brand using games. One recent Miller campaign featured spin the bottle, and its distributors have promoted beer pong tournaments as well.

    Henry Wechsler, director of the College Alcohol Study at Harvard, said he was "aghast that companies who posture themselves as promoting responsible drinking promote drinking games, which by their nature involve heavy drinking."

    As for the Bud Pong water defense, Wechsler said, "Why would alcohol companies promote games that involve drinking water? It's preposterous."
  3. Biggus Dickus

    Biggus Dickus Senior Member

    Joined: Jul 21, 2005 Messages: 1,371 Likes Received: 1
    Drinking games are for people without the dedication to drink heavily on their own and that are so uninteresting that they can't think of anything fun to do while they're drinking heavily.
  4. La Cosa Nostra

    La Cosa Nostra Junior Member

    Joined: Oct 4, 2005 Messages: 147 Likes Received: 0
    Saw that article in the paper..
  5. CACashRefund

    CACashRefund 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Oct 8, 2004 Messages: 14,171 Likes Received: 272
    Beer Hands


    Edward 40 hands

  6. Tough Love

    Tough Love Senior Member

    Joined: Oct 10, 2004 Messages: 1,894 Likes Received: 2
    fags need drinking games
    rockstars never needed "games" to make drinking interesting. It only goes to show how boring you gotta be to not have a good time in simple company of your closest peeps.
  7. Neskoner

    Neskoner New Jack

    Joined: Jan 6, 2003 Messages: 0 Likes Received: 1
    whats the big deal?just open up the shit and drink it.
  8. La Cosa Nostra

    La Cosa Nostra Junior Member

    Joined: Oct 4, 2005 Messages: 147 Likes Received: 0
    some of you haters should try it sometime, you might-gasp!-enjoy it!
  9. Biggus Dickus

    Biggus Dickus Senior Member

    Joined: Jul 21, 2005 Messages: 1,371 Likes Received: 1
    Played before. It slowed down my drinking. I beat everybody and was still sober. Went back to the whiskey afterwards.
  10. Bumboclot.

    Bumboclot. Member

    Joined: Jul 16, 2005 Messages: 994 Likes Received: 46
    I find it better to play while you are already drunk. Its funner that way.
  11. SF1

    SF1 Elite Member

    Joined: Apr 25, 2003 Messages: 4,866 Likes Received: 5
    Gay. I see this shit at every colledge party we crash. It's always the same kind of party. They try and charge us at the door, we say no we got our 40s. When our 40s are empty we keep refilling at the keg, we tag the bathrooms and bedrooms and if there's access we bomb the rooftop. Then someone say's something about anything and get's stomped and in the process the beerpong table gets knocked over.
    Fucking colledge kids.
  12. DETO

    DETO 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Apr 25, 2002 Messages: 11,316 Likes Received: 138
    i started playing over a year ago and me and my buddy luke are getting pretty damn good as a team. it's fun. and edward forty hands is awesome. except for when you need to take a piss. then you just need to hurry and slam them joints. and it sucks till your hands warm up and adjust to the cold ass beer. wonk saggin.
  13. El Jefe Uno

    El Jefe Uno Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Dec 18, 2002 Messages: 2,588 Likes Received: 239
    beer pong is actually fun.. yeah, a lot of meathead college dude-guys play it in theyre popped collar, gelled hair, etc attire.. but give it a shot, shits fun when your already a little buzzed
  14. Biggus Dickus

    Biggus Dickus Senior Member

    Joined: Jul 21, 2005 Messages: 1,371 Likes Received: 1

    @Oct 16 2005, 09:42 PM
    [post=4146302]Quoted post[/post]​
  15. Dr. Dazzle

    Dr. Dazzle Veteran Member

    Joined: Nov 19, 2001 Messages: 8,147 Likes Received: 3
    Dude brah you are hardcore to the bone!