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April 27, 2004

MOST SHOCKING HEADLINE OF THE CENTURY SO FAR

Alcohol bottles found at fraternity

(Thanks to Thad Humphries)

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at least they weren't planning on driving...

Hey Garret, guess what I'm thinking?

I won't say it though.

twice, FIRST....I think I might cry. Today is the best ever! This after the worst weekend when I was posing for Carstuck.com at 3am on Friday....

It was the red cups that gave them away... next time boys, choose the Care Bears party cups

and they all threw their cups out of the way, except one female subject who was kind of standing there. Then one guy turns to her and knocks it over and says, 'Get rid of it before he catches you.

What's the worse thing that could happen--that she gets thrown out of a FRATERNITY?

Lily, I will say nothing for I know the disappointment you feel is punishment enough.

Key Quote: "'We would have to listen to the fraternity's explanation,' he said."

I wonder what kind of hare-brained explanation those frat boys'll think up this time.

Garret,
Not even close. Sorry. I was thinking. SECOND.

It's your fault I had to say it.

So by complaining about people saying "first," I'm now forcing people to call "first."

Sort of a self-fulfilling prophecy thing?

No, by complaining, you are letting people who comment on this blog know that it irritates you, therefore they must do it.

Whatever you do, don't tell them you are ticklish!

Well, yeah, but now you know they are thinking of YOU when they do it. That should warm your little heart:)

Honestly, I've been on cloud nine the past few days. The thought of the commentors to this blog thinking of me when they post just ... oh ... I think I just creeped myself out a little!

(Been to MOAT. 998. Too scared to take 1000. Who will? A veteran? An unsuspecting newbie? The suspense is killing me!)

This is priceless:

"Our officers went through the house where they saw several male subjects with mops and trash cans. They later located a 32-gallon trash can full of Rolling Rock beer bottles and a bottle of vodka."

Minger said Friedman told officers they had not been serving alcohol.

No, officer, we're just collecting bottles from the side of the road for recycling!

President of the Skulls?

Yes sir, apparently Micheal, who was saving some Vodka for either his 25th birthday or his Grandmother's safe return from Iraq, was moving it to a safer place when he tripped and spilled some into our punch!

Well, if that wasn't bad enough, it turns out the Rolling Rock is an ALCOHOLIC malted beverage! We had of course been under the impression that it was only alcohol FLAVORED.

Ooh, they reprinted the F word. That must be a hardcore, world-weary, grissled journalism major.

What kind of college is this? At mine, you just have to tell the campus life office you're going to drink and that you have a social host who'll "watch" stuff. You don't even have to be a frat.

Dummies! Back in my college days, the frats had Coke vending machines with one of the buttons secretly dispensing beer. The administration never tumbled to the trick because the button was cleverly disguised as "Clam Crush."

Guess the college students who read this won´t be happy...but what the heck: In my university you can buy beer in the Canteen. Let´s be specific here: It is a state-owned, BIG university in a BIG city.

Way to go, folks!

I fail to see the issue with having alcohol on campus or in fraternaties...Alma Mader has the largest campus bar in Canada. Wouldn't it just make more sense to lower the drinking age to 18, that way they don't have to worry about all these rules and regulations? It would save the college's & uni's lots of money for regulations, enforcement, trials etc.

Plus, it's more like real life work experience. Let's see you make an 8:30 class after a few rounds with Dr. Jack Daniels without some prior experience in hangover reduction.

Brad

N.B. Is it mater or mader - for some reason I didn't attend many classes

I fail to see the issue with having alcohol on campus or in fraternaties...my Alma Mader has the largest campus bar in Canada. Wouldn't it just make more sense to lower the drinking age to 18, that way they don't have to worry about all these rules and regulations? It would save the college's & uni's lots of money for regulations, enforcement, trials etc.

Plus, it's more like real life work experience. Let's see you make an 8:30 class after a few rounds with Dr. Jack Daniels without some prior experience in hangover reduction.

Brad

N.B. Is it mater or mader - for some reason I didn't attend many classes

Evidently, nor did I learn how to submit comments only once...

B

As a Tulane alumna, I was under the impression that a fraternity was required to provide beer and grain alcohol 24 hours a day, or their charter would be revoked. The school did try to compete by offering .25 cent beer on Fridays, but that was only for students too inebriated to stagger 100 yards over to Frat Row.

I'm in a frat, and while we are sometimes allowed to have alcohol (according to some EXTREMELY convoluted guidlines), we're not allowed to have kegs. And so, for parties, we're forced to buy individual CASES of 24. Huge waste. Unbelieveable waste.

"Looks like some people aren't aware that alcoholic beverages are forbidden at fraternities that are already on probation."

Hey, wasn't Dubya in Skulls? Are we sure this isn't a very old story. (I know it was Skull & Bones. Anyway, that was Yale.)

"We have to listen to the fraternity's explanation." As soon as they sober up enough to think of one they'll get back to us.

"Our officers went through the house where they saw several male subjects with mops and trash cans. They later located a 32-gallon trash can full of Rolling Rock beer bottles and a bottle of vodka."

This is a classic!

Favorite frats:

Tappa Kegga Day

Pheela Thi Daily

Why is this an issue you ask? Because it's in Indiana! When I was in school in the same state (about 100 years ago) a chain of restaraunts called Lum's wanted to open one in town. Their specialty was hotdogs steamed in beer.

The local citizenry was all but marching in the streets in opposition, despite the fact that that the minute beer is heated to steam, the alcohol departs.

All this talk of drinking is giving me ideas. And considering that I am supposed to be to work in 45 minutes, and that there is road construction being done on the road that I live on, AND, they just dug a 6' deep trench across my driveway and front yard without checking to see if I needed to get out of said driveway......I'm calling off and popping a top now.

atta way, Graz...

Yup, when life hands you lemons, cut 'em up for margueritas cause you have no limes and can't get out of your driveway to go to the store.

Graz, sure you weren't the guy digging that trench to stop the speeders last week? Anyway, have one on me. L'chaim!

What the heck is MOAT?

Theresa, the MOAT is the " Mother Of All Threads". You should visit it to get an idea of what bloglits can do when they put their mind to something.

Ah yes, IU. My alma mater, and voted #1 party school...the year after I graduated.
As far as fraternity busts go at IU, this one was pretty weak. I lived in a house about a block from where the skulls are now. We got busted the day before Little 500 with 15 KEGS! I figure, if you're going to get busted you had better do it right!

Naw, that wasn't me Jeff, but I did go out and request that the guys digging the trench take their time....like 3 days oughta do it.....or till my beer and liquor runs out.

I could use a few days off work.

Salute'

No booze except for foreigners?!? Then how do you get drunk?

And don't tell me you have to be sober all the time. I can't bring myself to believe that kind of human rights abuse still exists in the 21st century.

*shudders and orders a double vodka*

OK, now I get MOAT. So now what's a "kinky score" (referred to at MOAT)?

You know, you really do need a bloglit scorecard to keep up with all this stuff.

(Or you could ignore work/school and spend all day on this blog so you don't miss a thing!)

Kinky scores are from this test courtesy of Her Punkyship.

Try it and see how you score.

Some of the bloglits will recall when they changed the drinking age to 18 (during VietNam - we can't vote, we can't drink - we ain't goin')! I was 20 at the time, so my 21st was a ripoff. At some point in the 80s they changed it back to 21. Well, we got a war, why not lower the age again? Students unite, protest, "give us back our rights!"

I got a 600 ~ is that good, boys?

That puts you just above me and even with djtonyb. Very well done.

You keep track of the scores?! I shoulda been more quiet, methinks.

I don't keep track, but Con has a list on the MOAT.

*wide-eyed*
if that made your day complete, how kinky can you be, dj?

Please don't answer that.

My suggestion to you....
DRINK HEAVILY.

Dboe, I take suggestion well.

*drains another adult beverage*

Even if it's not directed at me.

Suggestion to whom? and why? am i missing something (looks around self bemusedly)?

Punky, you are the unquestioned Mistress of the Blog. If i outscored you, it is probably because i'm older and have had more time to indulge, not because you lack the adventurous spirit. i liked "people and priests" ~ good one! Posit: the more one represses one's sexuality the more it gets warped, hence the whole priest issue. Discussion?

Wow, seriously off-topic, aren't we?

Theresa, I don't thing there is anything such as off-topic on this blog. The commenting always seems to work it's way back to the original subject.

And, Punky, you are the Head Mistress of the Bloglits. You always seem to have a finger on our......pulses......

ok, my score was 333. Probably average for someone who has been married for a dozen years

I second Punky for Head Mistress of the Bloglits! :-)

Well, we had keg parties on campus, because I was one of the few lucky(?) people to have been in college during the few years in the mid-70's when the drinking age was lowered to 18. It went right up after I graduated.

In any case, I'm sure these fine students just swilled it around in their mouths, but didn't swallow.

eadn! No, I can't say it. But I'm crying over here!

Another incredible headline appeared a few minutes ago - "Sorority Girls May Be Having Sex"

Don't tell anyone, but the Dean just put them on double secret probation.

Someone scored 600 on the K test??? Damn. I got 570, and I've been to Thailand!!!

If Punky's now my mistress, does that raise my 205? And do I have to hide her from my wife?

If you're gonna do something wrong ya gotta do it the right way and be sneaky. Not that I have any experience with that kind of thing or anything..ahem..um, I'm going to just go stand over there before the lightning strikes.

confidence? Huh? what? what's that gotta do with anything? I'm confident I'm confused. better? :)

ALEX! Listen to me! If you're gonna be bad do it the right way and be sneaky!

and I had to go to a corner so as no one else would be struck by the lightning, gotta watch out for the best interest of the other bloglits ya know. ;)

Hurray we're in the news again. This year they were busting officialy sanctioned dry parties with noise permits. Well, one anyway. Can't have people having non-alcoholic fun. Might reduce the number of fines. Then they wonder why people get drunk. Then they wonder why people die jumping out of windows at 3 am.

I went to the MOAT, but I didn't see anyone else's scores. I got a 650 on the kink test. *g*

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