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#1 Post by Ryan » Wed Jun 15, 2005 9:25 pm

Ok, seriously... who thinks they spin better under the influence?


Substances and Spinning...



Discuss.

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#2 Post by shortyjul » Wed Jun 15, 2005 9:28 pm

The influence of what?

Like, Rayned, or something?

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#3 Post by Bob the Builder » Wed Jun 15, 2005 9:57 pm

I don't think I've ever had more than one bottle before DJing, so I can't really say.

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#4 Post by Lawrence » Wed Jun 15, 2005 10:30 pm

I don't know... but I often have more fun!
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#5 Post by Shanabanana » Fri Jun 17, 2005 2:43 pm

Probably like people thinking they dance better while drunk...

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#6 Post by GemZombie » Mon Jun 20, 2005 10:44 am

As with most things (*most*), a bit won't hurt your performance, but too much will. And too much isn't really that much.

I do have fun when I drink, and I have fun when I don't drink. Dancing and DJing.

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#7 Post by Serg » Mon Jun 20, 2005 1:48 pm

The only reason I will not have a little buzz is if I DJ at a dry event. I hate those. It is very lonely at the DJ booth without I drink you know! All in all I think I DJ better with a buzz.

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#8 Post by Roy » Mon Jun 20, 2005 10:06 pm

Shanabanana wrote:Probably like people thinking they dance better while drunk...
One of my old dance partners said I danced better after a few drinks. She said I was more creative.

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#9 Post by gatorgal » Tue Jun 21, 2005 2:43 pm

It depends on what I drink... tequila, bad... vodka, good. :)

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#10 Post by Lawrence » Sat Jun 25, 2005 9:00 pm

Shanabanana wrote:Probably like people thinking they dance better while drunk...
I was going to take the joke a step further by feigning ignorance about my diminished ability to dance when drunk, but then Roy goes and ruins the punchline by actually believing what I can only believe was his dance partner's prank on him, making him feel like he really is a better dancer when drunk.
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#11 Post by mousethief » Wed Jul 06, 2005 8:38 am

Back when I had a horrible collection (as opposed to the relatively acceptable one I have now), I spun once while really loaded. While not a total nightmare, it was bad enough that I won't have more than a few drinks before a shift.

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#12 Post by djstarr » Sun Jul 31, 2005 8:03 pm

I don't know about dj'ing, but I definitely post better when I'm drunk ;-) And that holds true for playing on line poker......

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#13 Post by Skippy » Sun Aug 07, 2005 10:12 pm

I am a mess of a DJ if I am loaded. A few drinks is good, but don't expect any quality after I've gone past the "happy" limit.
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#14 Post by Ron » Sun Sep 11, 2005 2:51 pm

It probably doesn't make me a better dj overall, but like others said, I have more fun.

It does have a few unintended advantages. I'm more friendly to people who request "Mei Bei Bist Du Schoen". And occasionally I cue up the wrong song, which can be good, as when I then play a song I haven't played for a while. I DJ from compilations, so they are all good songs.

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