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Message no. 1
From: Nexx <nexx@********.NET>
Subject: SR Drinking Age (was Re: OT: Officially...
Date: Mon, 14 Sep 1998 20:33:15 -0500
For the record, I'm not tying one on right now because I've got a test
tomorrow and Wednesday and can't afford to.

> From: Mongoose <evamarie@**********.net>
> OB Shadowrun; would the drinking age be lower for trolls, due to
> faster physical maturation (and higher tolerance for liquor)? Would it
> matter? How do the SINless get booze (no way to prove age)?

This is sorta touched on in Tir Tairngire, though I believe the are
talking about the ascension rite. Someone mentions that its fairly
discriminatory against orks and trolls, since they only live 40-50 years.
I would imagine that drinking ages in SR aren't that strictly enforced,
but they would not vary with metatype. After all, that would be
discrimination, and the political climate of 2060 seems to be extremely
conservative (I bet it pissed off a lot of people at O.R.C. when the
Humanis talking head threw that one back at them...)

Rev. Mark Hall, Bard to the Lady Mari
aka Pope Nexx Many-Scars
The place to improve the world is in one's own heart and head and hands,
and then work outward from there. Other people talk about how to expand
the destiny of mankind. I just want to talk about how to fix a
motorcycle. I think that what I have to say has more lasting value.
-Robert Pirsig, "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance"
Message no. 2
From: Robert Watkins <robert.watkins@******.COM>
Subject: Re: SR Drinking Age (was Re: OT: Officially...
Date: Tue, 15 Sep 1998 11:47:16 +1000
Nexx writes:
> For the record, I'm not tying one on right now because I've got a test
> tomorrow and Wednesday and can't afford to.


For my 21st, I sat up all night, drinking, watching TV (there are really
crappy shows on at 3 in the morning), listening to music, and trying to
decide wether or not I'd drop out of my honours year and accept the job
offer I had waiting. :) And I still went to the exam the next morning and
passed with flying colours.

(Mind you, I then dropped out... long story)

.sig deleted to conserve electrons. robert.watkins@******.com

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