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Top 10 Drinking Games
In celebration of nothing in particular other than just letting the good times roll, we thought we should have a list of drinking games. These will provide you with hours and fun and a massive headache. Enjoy! Warning: Binge drinking can lead to excess fun.
10 Flip, Sip, or Strip!
This drinking game is best with 3 to 5 people, but more and the game will last longer. The rules are simple. Flip a coin and while it is in the air, call heads or tails. If you guess right, pass the coin to your right. If you guess wrong, pass the coin to your left and either take one article of clothing off (anything that is a pair counts as one item) or drink a shot. One catch, you cannot do the same thing (sip or strip) more than twice in a row.
Quarters can be played with any number of players. Play is best with 3 to 6 people. Competitors sit around a table, hard wood works best but you might need to experiment. To decide who will go first, spin the quarter. When it stops, it will be pointing at the person that starts. We use Washington’s nose or the Eagle’s beak. Once established, the game begins.
The shooter tries to bounce a quarter off the table and into a glass. If the quarter goes into the glass, the shooter chooses a person at the table to consume. The amount or size of the drink is debatable. This should be decided before the game starts. The shooter’s turn is over when he/she does not make the quarter in the cup. Play then proceeds the next shooter.
To make things more exciting, rules are developed by the shooters only after making three quarters into the glass in a row. If any rules are broken, the guilty party must consume.
Shuffle a full deck of cards and scatter them in a pile in the middle of your table. One player goes at a time picking one card. They flip over their card, displaying it to everyone. Each card has a different rule as follows:
Ace: Take one drink
2: Take Two
3: Take Three
4: Questions: You look at the person of your choice and ask them a question, they must answer your question with a question and it keeps going until someone screws up. (Example: What’s going on? Why do you touch yourself?) You don’t have to question the person who questioned you either. Make sure to make eye contact.
5: Give five drinks
6: “I never.” This is where the person who flipped the card says something they have never done and anyone who has must drink.
7: Thumbmaster. This person puts their thumb down on the edge of the table whenever they want and the last one to put theirs down drinks. The thumbmaster can do this as many times as he wants until the next seven is picked.
8: Categories. The first person gives a topic/category and in rotation, everyone else must give a kind. (Example: Toothpaste: Crest, Colgate, etc.
9: Rhyme. Everyone must give a word that rhymes with yours. (Example: Shoe… glue… you… etc…)
10: Social. Everyone drinks!
Jack: Assholes drink… guys drink
Queen: Bitches drink…. girls drink
King: Waterfall! This can be extremely hard, depending on your group of drinkers. It goes in order first being the one who picked the card and so on. The first person drinks as much beer as they can continuously and the second person can’t stop until they stop, the third person can’t stop until the second person and so on. If you have big drinkers at the beginning, it is really difficult.
The first hand is used to determine everyone’s rank during the following hands. Deal out all the cards. The person to the left of the dealer starts off. The object of this drinking game is to get rid of all your cards. When starting you can lay down any card or cards with the same face value. The person following you must lay down a card of equal or greater value. They must also use the same amount of cards as you did. If you lay down two 9’s then they would have to lay down two of something equal or greater. If the player lays down the same card as the previous player then the next player is skipped and must drink. Also if you can’t play any of your cards than you must skip and drink. Cards are cleared if everyone skips or a two is played.
Play continues like this until all the cards have been played. After the first hand is when the fun really begins. There is a ranking system which is as follows: President, Vice-President, Secretary, Asshole. Whoever goes out first becomes the new President for the next game, the second person becomes the Vice-President, etc… For the following rounds, anyone who ranks higher then you can tell you to drink whenever they want to.
The Asshole must always deal and clear the cards. Also the Asshole must give the two best cards in their hand to the President. The President gives the two worst cards in their hand to the Asshole. If the President remains President for three consecutive rounds they can create special rules, such as the word “drink” cannot be used. If these rules are broken then the offender must drink.
6 Edward 40 Hands
In order to play this game all you need is duct tape and two 40-ounce bottles of beer for each person. You tape one 40 to each of your hands and you can’t take them off until both of the 40s are empty.
This means that if you need to go to the bathroom, you either chug the beers or wet yourself. You can’t answer your cell phone, or basically do anything until you drink the 2 40’s completely. The point of the game is to make people drink a lot of beer fast.
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5 Power Hour
This game is all about drinking. There are not really any rules. The object is to take a shot of beer every minute for an entire hour. It sounds pretty easy but believe us, it isn’t. If you want to prove you are really a man you can try to join the Century Club. The Century Club is doing a shot every minute for 100 minutes.
4 California Kings
Spread a deck of cards face down around a large cup. Draw in clockwise order. A “drink” is a normal sip.
Ace: Social. He/she who draws proposes a toast and everyone drinks.
2 – 6: Black (Clubs & Spades). TAKE the card’s value in drinks.
2 – 6: Red (Hearts & Diamonds). GIVE the card’s value in drinks. The total may be split-up between multiple players.
7: Waterfall. EVERYBODY begins to CHUG. You can’t stop until the person to your RIGHT has stopped. He/she who draws may stop first.
8: Thumb Master. He/she who draws puts his/her thumb on the edge of the table. The last person to do so drinks.
9: Rhyme. He/she who draws says a sentence. The person to his/her LEFT must rhyme with the last word in the original sentence. This continues in clockwise order. Rhyming words may not be repeated. If you repeat a word or can’t think of one, you drink.
10: Category. He/she who draws thinks of a category, like “Simpsons Characters.” Then, he/she says one, like “Homer.” Then, the person to his/her LEFT must think of another one, like “Bart.” This continues in clockwise order. If you repeat an item or can’t think of one, you drink.
Jack: Guys drink. A toast is often included.
Queen: Ladies drink. A toast is often included.
King: We don’t call it “kings” for nothing. He/she who draws the first, second and third king pours some of his/her drink into the “large cup” AND comes up with a rule that must be obeyed for the rest of the game, like “no showing your teeth” or “no saying ‘drink,’ ‘drank’ or ‘drunk’.” Anyone in violation of a rule drinks. He/she who draws the fourth king must POUND the contents of the “large cup.” Drawing the fourth king marks the end of the game.
Note: Drawing the fourth king is a FATE WORSE THAN DEATH if there are a combination of beverages in the “large cup,” like beer, wine cooler and vodka. In fact, some players insist that only beer be poured into the cup; but they don’t have the love for the game.
3 Flip Cup
The game is a relay race and each person much drink the contents of their cup and flip the cup from the edge of the table with there fingers to the upside-down position on the table before the next member begins. First team to finish wins.
You need a stop watch/clock, 2 shot glasses, 4 people, 2 dice, and some beer to play this game.
Two people play this game head-to-head just like a boxing match, with the other 2 people helping them out being their “corner men”. Sit at opposite sides of the table and each roll a die. Whoever scores lowest on the die takes that punch and drinks their shot. The corner man fills the empty shot glass as quickly as they can and you roll again.
It’s a fast paced game to say the least. You play in three-minute rounds with a 30 second rest in between rounds. We play until someone quits or pukes. You could play a limited number of rounds to prevent this though.
1 Beer Pong
You will need one ping pong ball and 12 glasses of beer. Arrange six glasses of beer on either side of a table as if you were setting up bowling pins. Divide yourselves in to two groups. Each group should sit opposite the other with six beers in front of them. As you take your turn, you must throw the ping pong ball in to the opposite teams glasses. If it lands inside a glass, the opposing team must drink the beer immediately. Once done, rearrange the beers so they are all close to each other. The winning team is the team that manages to make the opposing team drink all their drinks. At the end of the game, the losing team must drink all remaining beer on the winning side.
Source: Bar Meister
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