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Old March 10 2013, 01:16 AM   #16
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Re: St Patrick's Day question

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Still, since middle schoolers can't drink, I don't know what you can have them to do on St Paddy's Day.
Mountain Dew?
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Old March 10 2013, 01:18 AM   #17
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Still, since middle schoolers can't drink, I don't know what you can have them to do on St Paddy's Day.
It's France, man. Those kids have been drinking wine since they were toddlers.
Yeah, but we are talking beer here. Who would want to subject a kid to that foul, bitter, doughy taste?
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Old March 10 2013, 03:12 AM   #18
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Anyway, my preference would also be Friday.
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Old March 10 2013, 10:07 PM   #19
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I agree with the others that Friday is the way to go. That way if the kids are interested about the holiday, they still have time to plan to do something with their families on St. Patrick's Day Sunday if they want.
Kid: "Mommy, Daddy, I want to do Car Bombs!"
Wow!

I'm glad I'm not you.
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Old March 10 2013, 10:31 PM   #20
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Re: St Patrick's Day question

Car Bombs the drink, not the IRA tactic, in case that wasn't clear. I.e., a shot of Bailey's and Whiskey mixed together dropped into a pint of Guinness.
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Old March 11 2013, 01:31 AM   #21
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Shamrock shakes for everyone!
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Old March 11 2013, 02:15 AM   #22
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Re: St Patrick's Day question

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Car Bombs the drink, not the IRA tactic, in case that wasn't clear. I.e., a shot of Bailey's and Whiskey mixed together dropped into a pint of Guinness.
Yuck.
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Old March 11 2013, 02:51 AM   #23
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Re: St Patrick's Day question

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Still, since middle schoolers can't drink, I don't know what you can have them to do on St Paddy's Day.
Mountain Dew?


Mountain Dew is disgusting, and probably far unhealthier for children in a single serving than the Bailey's-whiskey-Guinness combo would be.
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Old March 11 2013, 02:59 AM   #24
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Car Bombs the drink, not the IRA tactic, in case that wasn't clear. I.e., a shot of Bailey's and Whiskey mixed together dropped into a pint of Guinness.
Yuck.
Don't knock it until you try it.

Although, if you're going to try it, make sure you chug quickly because that shit will curdle if you don't.

Seriously, though, they actually do taste quite good.
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Old March 11 2013, 03:54 AM   #25
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Re: St Patrick's Day question

^ I can't stand Guinness or whiskey. I'd be more likely to just drink Bailey's straight from the bottle.
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Old March 11 2013, 03:56 AM   #26
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Re: St Patrick's Day question

I'm half-Irish, my last name begins with Mc for Christ's sake, and I had no idea St. Patrick's Day was coming up until now. I guess I'm out to lunch!
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Old March 11 2013, 12:05 PM   #27
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Car Bombs the drink, not the IRA tactic, in case that wasn't clear.
Also the fact that I was making a joke, if that wasn't clear.

Also, Car Bombs are delicious.
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Old March 11 2013, 12:39 PM   #28
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My Saint Patrick's Day question is (and will always be):

"If they can dye this river green today, why can't they dye it blue the other 364 days a year?"
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Old March 11 2013, 01:05 PM   #29
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Re: St Patrick's Day question

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Car Bombs the drink, not the IRA tactic, in case that wasn't clear.
Also the fact that I was making a joke, if that wasn't clear.

Also, Car Bombs are delicious.
To be completely clear, not only is that drink not widely known in Ireland, if you were to order one you would probably receive an angry glare from the bartender, and anti-American sentiment would increase a couple of percentage points.
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Old March 11 2013, 01:08 PM   #30
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Fair enough. But as I don't plan to visit Ireland anytime soon, I'm gonna continue ordering my car bombs from American bartenders, and they will know exactly what I mean.

My bar even stocks extra Baileys and Jameson specifically for making Car Bombs on St. Patty's Day.
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