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What do you think, confidentially of course?


View Poll Results: How regularly do you drink rum?
Daily 51 27.27%
Every other day 55 29.41%
Weekly 69 36.90%
Fortnightly 9 4.81%
Monthly 9 4.81%
Less regularly than the above 2 1.07%
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Old 08-16-2007, 05:24 AM   #1
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Default How Regularly Do You Drink Rum?

I like to drink every day. During the week this is a couple of glasses after work and at the weekends whenever the mood takes me.

Some people have suggested that this is too regularly, but as I have no compulsion to drink at times other than when I am relaxing or enjoying myself I don't have problem with it!

I also think that it is better to drink like that than these binge-drinkers who drink themselves into a stupor every Friday and Saturday night!

So, how regularly do you like to drink rum?

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Old 08-16-2007, 10:22 AM   #2
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I suppose the next question should be "and how much?!"
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Old 08-16-2007, 11:50 AM   #3
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There are other spirits that I enjoy beyond rum.

Depending on the mood, I may be having a scotch, tequila, port, or rum.
I would say at least once a week, sometimes more
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Old 08-16-2007, 05:24 PM   #4
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I drink rum about 3-5 times a week but I usually only have one drink each of those times. I also agree that given equal amounts of alcohol it is healthier to spread it out than to binge.
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Old 08-16-2007, 07:02 PM   #5
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It depends for me.

Lately I've had a few fingers roughly every other night.

Sometimes I'll go weeks without any drinks at all, other times I'll enjoy a nice port or even a beer instead of rum.
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I enjoy a measure of rum every night. Sometimes a rum and ginger or rum and tonic, or neat or over ice, with a good cigar when I have an hour. Just one drink though, but on the weekends I may have a Ti Punch in the afternoon, and a drink or 2 in the evening. I always practice moderation. With a cigar though, sometimes I will switch to port, cognac or a single malt.
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Old 11-25-2008, 01:25 AM   #7
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There are other spirits that I enjoy beyond rum.

Depending on the mood, I may be having a scotch, tequila, port, or rum.
I would say at least once a week, sometimes more
I'm much the same way; I love my rum but I also like a good tequila con lima, a good sipping bourbon, or even scotch (The Dalmore 12).
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Old 11-25-2008, 03:46 AM   #8
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I drink rum every other day. Sometimes a sip while I cook dinner, sometimes after dinner. I prefer drinking rum neat. It's a great way to relax and enjoy the original flavour.
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I usually drink rum/whiskey whenever I feel like it. Be it on the weekday or weekend. No matter what the time is.

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Some people have suggested that this is too regularly, but as I have no compulsion to drink at times other than when I am relaxing or enjoying myself I don't have problem with it!
Some people think it is some kind of a taboo to drink on a week night after work. The same people have suggested that I have a problem if I drink on the week but if I drink on the weekend they don't see it as a problem. I always tell them that it is they who have the problem and not me since I do not feel compelled to drink and I do not get intoxicated on the week. It is the same people who say its too early to be drinking beer if they catch you doing it at a time they don't approve. Hell, the captain offered me ouzo at 10 in the morning in Greece when I was on a boat trip! I didn't find it disturbing at all, quite the contrary .
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Depends on the week, but I typically make myself at least one Ti' Punch, Dark & Stormy, or Acapulco.
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