This little nugget of alcoholic fun comes from Richmond.com. As “Frankenstorm wreaks havoc, many of my northeastern friends grabbing beer and settling in for a wet one. (That’s what she said.) Weather forecasts during hurricanes and blizzards scream drinking game. Karri Peifer has one for ya. [Richmond.com]
The Hurricane Sandy Drinking Game
- National weather news goes 3 full minutes without mentioning New York City: drink.
- Someone uses the term “hunker down”: drink.
- Newscaster says the storm is moving north / northwest: drink. Cheer.
- Any shot of a barren supermarket aisle: drink. Extra drink for every random, sad item still featured on shelf.
- Newscaster or official reminds people not to rush out into a downpour and physically handle downed, live power lines: drink.
- Local news cuts to correspondent and audio isn’t working: chug till they figure it out and cut the feed.
- A shot of idiots running on a beach in a mandatory evacuation area: one drink per idiot.
- The word “historic”: drink.
- Mention of a boardwalk: drink.
- Local news shot of car driving through a small, roadway pond: chug till it’s out.
- Local news encourages you to post your storm photos on their Facebook: drink.
- A weatherman literally falls over: take a shot.