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Jacksonville one of America's Drunkest Cities
« on: January 04, 2011, 04:26:13 AM »
Jacksonville one of America's Drunkest Cities



The Daily Beast has compiled a list of the 40 Drunkest Cities in the U.S., using the average number of drinks consumed per person in a month. Find out where Jacksonville falls.

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Re: Jacksonville one of America's Drunkest Cities
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2011, 06:33:27 AM »
Milwaukee should be disqualified... as they are professionals...
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Re: Jacksonville one of America's Drunkest Cities
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2011, 08:00:36 AM »
Could be why Jacksonville is the birthplace of AA in the southeast. 

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Re: Jacksonville one of America's Drunkest Cities
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2011, 08:30:57 AM »
With our recent  resolution that passed the Jacksonville city council 16-1 that will change the charter for an (Urban Transition Area in Riverside). This legislation should help us move up the list rather quickly.

We need another round over here!

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Re: Jacksonville one of America's Drunkest Cities
« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2011, 08:59:13 AM »
Another MJ Pub Crawl might help us move up the list. :D
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Re: Jacksonville one of America's Drunkest Cities
« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2011, 09:20:46 AM »
the worlds largest outdoor cocktail party HAS to make the list right??

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Re: Jacksonville one of America's Drunkest Cities
« Reply #6 on: January 04, 2011, 09:28:55 AM »
Im sure I contribute to this number   ;D
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Re: Jacksonville one of America's Drunkest Cities
« Reply #7 on: January 04, 2011, 09:31:12 AM »
It's interesting to see a mix of bigger and smaller cities to make the list. I had always assumed the smaller the town, the less there is to do so the more they drink. Just ask my cousin who lives in the sticks of North Georgia!




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Re: Jacksonville one of America's Drunkest Cities
« Reply #8 on: January 04, 2011, 09:54:14 AM »
'Binge Drinking' is considered anyone who has more than 4 drinks in one outing.

Shouldn't every adult with Jags tickets be considered a binge drinker??

There seems to be no order to the list.  Half the cities are very vibrant and fun, while half the cities are dead.  I guess Jax would fall in one of those two categories.

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Re: Jacksonville one of America's Drunkest Cities
« Reply #9 on: January 04, 2011, 10:07:15 AM »
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Except at two riverside bars of course, where everyone is professionally miserable, but I think they secretly enjoy the nihilistic gloom.

Do Tell.

I'd like to set up a Riverside crawl in the next couple months.

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Re: Jacksonville one of America's Drunkest Cities
« Reply #10 on: January 04, 2011, 11:43:19 AM »
Stephan,  One of them has to be the Wall Street, but what is the other? "Inquiring minds want to know!"  Don't want to walk into it by accident since my bar visiting days are mostly over and I don't want to waste an occasion.
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Re: Jacksonville one of America's Drunkest Cities
« Reply #11 on: January 04, 2011, 12:25:05 PM »
Jacksonville has some good "bar areas," but it seems like a "house party" city because there really aren't that many large bar districts to go to.  The heaviest drinking usually occurs at house parties.

**Also, does anyone find the irony here considering how many Baptists there are in this town?

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Re: Jacksonville one of America's Drunkest Cities
« Reply #12 on: January 04, 2011, 01:31:05 PM »
mmmmmmm...............The only place where I list the number of drinks I've had is on medical history questionairs at the doctor's office. Where does this survey get their data from?

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Re: Jacksonville one of America's Drunkest Cities
« Reply #13 on: January 04, 2011, 02:13:50 PM »
Maybe reported sales of alcoholic beverages divided by the number of adults in the census.  I think the sales have to be reported for the state beverage taxes.
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Re: Jacksonville one of America's Drunkest Cities
« Reply #14 on: January 04, 2011, 02:14:49 PM »


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