So I was sitting around drinking this afternoon and I came accross this What Are The Signs of Alcoholism page, and decided to answer some of the questions...All you other drunks on here should take it and see how cool YOU are, too...lol 1. Do you ever drink heavily when you are disappointed, under pressure or have had a quarrel with someone? Yup 2. Can you handle more alcohol now than when you first started to drink? Yup 3. Have you ever been unable to remember part of the previous evening, even though your friends said that you did not pass out? Uh.....yup 4. When drinking with other people, do you try to have a few extra drinks when others won't know about? Yup 5. Do you sometimes feel uncomfortable if alcohol is not available? If 'Sober' and 'Uncomfortable' are synonimous, then yup 6. Do you sometimes feel a little guilty about your drinking? My first answer is 'no', but something tells me that my 'no' is their 'yes'...so I'm gonna go with 'yes' on this one 7. Are you in more of a hurry to get your first drink of the day than you used to be? Yup 8. Has a family member or close friend ever expressed concern or complained about your drinking? Yup 9. Have you been having more memory 'blackouts' recently? Huh? Oh..yup 10. Do you often want to continue drinking after your friends say they've had enough?Yup 11. Do you usually have a reason for the occasions when you drink heavily? Same as #6 12. When you're sober, do you sometimes regret things you did or said while drinking?Yup 13. Have you tried switching brands or drinks, or following different plans to control your drinking? Nope 14. Have you sometimes failed to keep promises you.made to yourself about controlling or cutting down on your drinking? Nope 15. Have you ever had a DWI (driving while intoxicated) or DUI (driving under the influence of alcohol) violation, or any other legal problem related to your drinking? bNope 16. Do you try to avoid family or close friends while you are drinking? No...I love hanging around my parents when I'm drunk. 17. Are you having more financial, work, school and/or family problems as a result of your drinking? In the sense that I get paid on Friday, and by Sunday I've spent at least $60 on beer....yup 18. Has your physician ever advised you to cut down on your drinking? Not to my knowledge 19. Do you eat very little or irregularly during the periods when you are drinking? Nope...I eat a LOT 20. Do you sometimes have the "shakes" in the morning and find that it helps to have a "little" drink, tranquilizer medication of some kind? No, but I have been known to snake in a few beers before work... 21. Have you recently noticed that you can't drink as much as you used to? Nope 22. Do you sometimes stay drunk for several days at a time? Hehe...yup 23. After periods of drinking do you sometimes see or hear things that aren't there? No...the pygmies are really there. 24. Have you ever gone to anyone for, help about your drinking? Yup. Every weekend. I call him 'The guy at the drive-thru beer window' 25. Do you ever feel depressed or anxious before, during or after of heavy drinking?Occasionally.... So that's 16 'Yes''s and 8 'No''s...give or take a few.... w00t!