The Dive Bar Debate

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Re: The Dive Bar Debate

Post by Lush City » Sun Feb 25, 2018 1:02 am

OK. Another aspect is the women encountered in dive bars. We are not talking about the playboy club. You get what you pay for. Hopefully you're just too old to have any opinion and want to be left alone. Sorry for not being politically correct but you can't rewrite human nature. Dive bar aficionados know the score and play it well.
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Re: The Dive Bar Debate

Post by oettinger » Sun Feb 25, 2018 9:05 am

Lush City wrote:
Sun Feb 25, 2018 1:02 am
OK. Another aspect is the women encountered in dive bars. We are not talking about the playboy club. You get what you pay for. Hopefully you're just too old to have any opinion and want to be left alone. Sorry for not being politically correct but you can't rewrite human nature. Dive bar aficionados know the score and play it well.
You are spot on! But the same has to be said about the male attendees. Average Joe might be a good drinker but also a disgusting slob.
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Re: The Dive Bar Debate

Post by ScottMcG » Mon Feb 26, 2018 8:15 pm

oettinger wrote:
Sun Feb 25, 2018 9:05 am
Average Joe might be a good drinker but also a disgusting slob.
There is a noted negative correlation between general attractiveness and drinking ability. The greater the ability to hold ones liquor, the lower the overall physical attractiveness of said person. Based on that, I usually hit up the ugliest person in the bar for drinks.

Lately, I've noticed a lot of ugly women inviting me to drink. Not sure what to make of that.
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Re: The Dive Bar Debate

Post by Lush City » Sun Mar 04, 2018 1:11 am

Oh, well, just to keep this thread alive, it's a necessity to have a dive bar in your neighborhood within walking distance. If not, you chose not to live near one and will suffer the remorse of drinking alone where you could be at a stinky bar watching TV getting shit faced and everyone is a long lost companion.
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Re: The Dive Bar Debate

Post by ScottMcG » Tue Mar 06, 2018 8:55 pm

Lush City wrote:
Sun Feb 25, 2018 1:02 am
Another aspect is the women encountered in dive bars.
They are not keepers, at least not by current societal standards. The big question I have is, do they consider me a fixer-upper or move in ready.
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Re: The Dive Bar Debate

Post by benitobeast69 » Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:38 pm

I loved some of the dive bars I visited when I was in the states. I nearly had a problem with one when in florida when after 8-9 beers I ordered a bourbon and coke and they told me they didn't have a liquor licence....luckily they told me I could go grab a bottle from the liquor store next door and drink it inside as long as I paid for a beer back. I feel like the reason we don't have much similar in the UK is that a lot of our pubs share similar qualities. Bars here tend to (but not always) be more upmarket than pubs. There's some beautiful upmarket pubs but also some great divey pubs as well.
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Re: The Dive Bar Debate

Post by Nausea » Tue Nov 27, 2018 9:11 am

benitobeast69 wrote:
Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:38 pm
I nearly had a problem with one when in florida when after 8-9 beers I ordered a bourbon and coke and they told me they didn't have a liquor licence...
No bourbon... in a bar.. what the fukk.

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Re: The Dive Bar Debate

Post by scream ale » Wed Nov 28, 2018 3:53 pm

A bar without a liquor licence? Now that is strange.

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Re: The Dive Bar Debate

Post by mistah willies » Sun Dec 09, 2018 6:49 am

scream ale wrote:
Wed Nov 28, 2018 3:53 pm
A bar without a liquor licence? Now that is strange.
I bet it's like how up north, them Grange Halls can have wet events, just can't provide it.
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Re: The Dive Bar Debate

Post by Dear Booze » Sun Dec 09, 2018 10:32 am

Not sure how it is in other states, but here in California there are several types of liquor licenses. In general, there are two main categories: On Sale (to consume on site, like a bar or restaurant that sells booze) and Off Sale (to purchase to take away, like a liquor store). Both of these can have one of two types of licenses too. Full liquor, or beer and wine only.

I used to work at a bar called the Olympic Tavern. It was a very popular dive with live local bands. It was beer and wine only.

A full on sale liquor licence can cost north of $40,000!

A on sale beer and wine license is under $2,000.
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