Infignos Media -- buyersUSA Consulting
NOW PLAYING
15 Radio Streams
Click Here
Mom's Old Fashioned Mustard
Advertise Here

From Entertainment and Media - Beer, Wine and Spirits

Brought to you by Sunny King Toyota

Sunny King Toyota has received almost as many accolades as our Toyotas,including more than 25 prestigious industry awards from Toyota and Southeast Toyota. Stop by to see how all of this can benefit you! 2570 US Hwy 78 E, Anniston.1-800-365-3001

Bladder Control

Drinking Games Company Warns Potential Hosts

Mon, 14 May 2012 09:32:49 EST

Drinking Games warned potential hosts this week about possible legal and other repercussions related to organizing or hosting games that center around the consumption of alcohol.  The company said that while all drinking games can be played without alcohol, they rarely are and therefore hosts assume a certain amount of risk that should be carefully mitigated.
 
RJ Hudson, founder of the company which is primarily based on the website http://www.drinkinggames.me, stated during an interview that hosts could stand to lose a lot if their drinking games get out of control.
 
'A lot of things can happen during or immediately after a drinking game.  Drunk driving, unruliness and fights, vandalism, sexual crimes and alcohol poisoning aren't uncommon when people drink to excess.  Therefore, hosts must be aware of these issues and ensure that the game is well organized and the environment safe.'
 
Hudson referred to laws that hold people accountable for the actions of others when intoxicated.  This includes such scenarios as bartenders and wait-staff being prosecuted or fined for serving minors or already drunk people, and laws that can send a host to jail for the actions of his guests during a party or drinking game.  This includes crimes related to drunk driving and even vehicular homicide.
 
Drinking games have been played for centuries, including by ancient Chinese and Grecian cultures, but today they are somewhat controversial.  In fact, a number of Universities in the United States have barred students from playing such games because they encourage rapid consumption of alcohol in an environment that can quickly get out of control. 
 
Despite the nature of his website, Hudson agreed:
 
'We don't advise young, inexperienced people to play drinking games.  If they do, we recommend switching partway through the game to a non-alcoholic beverage.  In fact, we strongly suggest that all participants be aware of their personal limits and to not drink at all if they can't drink responsibly.'
 
But Rachel Clark, a public relations officer for the company, said that it's not as simple as personal limits and choices when it comes to organized drinking games, and said that hosts would do well to take precautions:
 
'Collect car keys before the game starts, provide taxis or alternate transportation arrangements, sleeping arrangements if possible, and a medically-qualified person to remain sober and monitor participants.  Hosts have a serious responsibility to ensure that the players and the entire community are safeguarded from harm.  If not, they can be held responsible.'
 
DrinkingGames.me is a website dedicated to drinking games and its associated culture.  The site features articles and instructions for nearly 100 games, and has several online drinking games and a book in development.  For questions or to learn more, visit the company website at http://www.drinkinggames.me or call 1-802-738-0775


Source: WebWire



From Our Blogs

New Ways to Volunteer in Your Community and Beyond

There are a variety of new ways you can make an impact in your community.

Ways to Keep Your Community Safer

As an average citizen, there are several steps you can take to make your community safer.

Tips to Make Playtime Educational and Fun

Playtime should be fun and educational.

How to Turn Personal Obstacles into Triumphs

Young is offering insights into how to turn your impediments into assets.


Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

Our Website Sponsors

TCBY Yogurt

The country's best yogurt. Softserve, hand scooped, smoothies, cakes, pies, and specialty items. There's nothing like a specialty ice cream cake for your next special occasion! Visit or Anniston location at 1903 Quintard Avenue. 256-238-8229.

Walmart Super Center

Save Money, Live Better! Walmart! WDNG is proud to give away a delicious birthday cake from the Oxford Walmart bakery in our weekly birthday club drawing. www.walmart.com

Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center

RMC's mission is to provide advanced health care of the highest quality with compassion and integrity to every patient.Over 185 physicians & most major specialties comprise Regional Medical Center’s medical staff.256-235-5121.www.rmccares.org

Tangible Investment Group

Since 2006 we've been buying your gold and jewelry. Highest Prices Guaranteed, and you can take that to the bank! Located on 5th floor in Wells Fargo Bank Building, Quintard Ave. Anniston. Call us at 256-231-0444.

Batteries Unlimited

Your local source for just about every battery you can imagine. Call us first at 256-238-9005.