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THERE IS A DRINKING GAME CALLED QUARTERS.
THE OBJECT OF THE GAME IS TO TRY AND BOUNCE
THE QUARTER INTO THE GLASS. IF YOU ARE SUCCESSFUL
YOU CAN TELL SOMEONE TO DRINK, IF NOT
YOU MUST DRINK YOURSELF.

Where learned: EAST DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Bodily Activity Song: Game, Pastime, Sport

Date learned: 11-00-1983

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DRINKING GAME
CATEGORIES: SIT IN A CIRCLE WITH A DRINK
FORMULA SLAP
TWO TIMES ON THIGHS, CLAP TWICE, SNAP EACH FINGER
SEPARATELY.
WHILE YOU ARE DOING THIS BEAT YOU SAY "CATEGORIES...
NAMES OF ... FAMOUS ... (THEN NAME A CATEGORY, E.G.
AUTOMOBILES). EVERYONE IN THE CIRCLE NAMES ONE ITEM
IN THE CATEGORY. THE ONE WHO REPEATS ONE OR CAN'T
THINK OF ONE HAS TO CHUG (DRINK ALL OF THEIR DRINK).

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Bodily Activity Song: Game, Pastime, Sport

Date learned: 11-24-1967

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DRINKING GAME
BUZZ: EVERYONE SITS IN A CIRCLE. SEVEN OR ANY NUMBER
WITH SEVEN (E..G., 17, 27, OR 14, 21, 28) IS A POISON
NUMBER. PEOPLE BEGIN COUNTING OFF NUMBERS. IF YOUR
NUMBER IS 7 YOU SAY "BUZZ" AND THE ORDER IS REVERTED.
(I.E., IF IT'S GOING CLOCKWISE, THE ORDER THEN
SWITCHES TO A COUNTER-CLOCKWISE PATTERN). WHEN SOMEONE
MISSES, THEY MUST "CHUG" THEIR DRINK (DRINK IT ALL
DOWN).

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Bodily Activity Song: Game, Pastime, Sport

Date learned: 12-03-1967

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DRINKING GAME--FORMULA CHUGGING SONG

HERE'S TO (NAME), HE'S TRUE BLUE,
HE'S A DRUNKARD THROUGH AND THROUGH.
SO SET HIM ON A BAR STOOL,
CELEBRATE THE DAY,
TRIED TO GO TO HEAVEN,
BUT HE WENT THE OTHER WAY.
SO DRINK, CHUG-A-LUG, CHUG-A-LUG, CHUG-A-LUG,
SO DRINK, CHUG-A-LUG, CHUG-A-LUG, CHUG-A-LUG.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Bodily Activity Song: Game, Pastime, Sport

Date learned: 00001966 WINTER

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DRINKING GAME

BULL-SHIT: THIS IS A DIRNKING GAME. EVERYONE PICKS
AN ANIMAL TYPE OF SHIT. EXAMPLE: BIRD-SHIT.
THE PERSON STARTS BY SAYING, "FARMER JOHN SAYS
BIRD-SHIT." THE PERSON WHO IS BIRD-SHIT SAYS
"BULL-SHIT." THE PERSON WHO STARTED SAYS "WHO'S
SHIT?" THE PERSON WHO HAS BIRD-SHIT WILL THEN CALL
SOMEONE ELSE'S SHIT AND THE GAME GOES ON THIS WAY.
IF ANYONE HESITATES OR MAKES A MISTAKE, THEY HAVE
TO DRINK. ANYONE WHO LOSES A ROUND CAN CALL A SOCIAL
DRINK FOR EVERYONE. AS THE GAME GOES ON, THE
PARTICIPANTS BEGIN TO MAKE MANY ERRORS DUE TO
THE ALCOHOL.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Bodily Activity Song: Game, Pastime, Sport

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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KAY-AH-GHE-ZOOM

VERSE: DAAY...TAH MORTAY OR
DAY TERRA TAHTSEY OR
TERRA, TAMA, TERRA TAHTSEY ORAY OOM
CHORUS: KAY-AH-GHE-ZOOM
KAY-AH-GHE-ZOOM
KAY ZIGGY ZIGGY ZOOM
KAY-AH-GHE-ZOOM
KAY-AH-GHE-ZOOM
KAY ZIGGY ZIGGY ZOOM.
REPEAT, REPLACING ALL WORDS WITH "DAH." REPEAT,
WHISTLING. REPEAT MOTIONS OF GAME WITHOUT SINGING.
PLAYERS FORM A CIRCLE, EACH HOLDING AN EMPTY BOTTLE.
WHILE SINGING, EACH PLAYER PLACES HIS BOTTLE IN
FRONT OF THE PLAYER TO HIS LEFT, SO THAT THE BOTTLES
ARE MOVING IN A CONTINUAL CIRCLE. ON THE THIRD AND
SIXTH LINE OF THE CHORUS, EACH PLAYER MUST PLACE HIS
BOTTLE IN FRONT OF THE PLAYER TO HIS LEFT, THEN IN
FRONT OF THE PLAYER TO HIS RIGHT, THEN BACK AGAIN TO
HIS LEFT, WHERE HE RELEASES IT SO THE CIRCLING MAY
CONTINUE. WHEN SOMEONE MISSES OR DROPS A BOTTLE OR
IN SOME OTHER WAY DISRUPTS THE RHYTHM OF THE GAME, HE
MUST DROP OUT OF THE CIRCLE AND DRINK FROM A FULL
BOTTLE OF BEER WHILE THE OTHER PLAYERS SING:
VERSE: HERE'S TO (NAME), HE'S TRUE BLUE
HE'S A DRUNKART THROUGH AND THROUGH
SO SET 'EM ON THE BUMPER, CELEBRATE THE DAY
HE TRIED TO GO TO HEAVEN, BUT HE WENT THE OTHER WAY.
CHORUS: SO DRINK CHUG-A-LUG, CHUG-A-LUG, CHUG-A-LUG
SO DRINK CHUG-A-LUG, CHUG-A-LUG, CHUG-A-LUG.
THIS SONG AND GAME SEEMS TO HAVE BECOME KNOWN AT U-D
(UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT) THROUGH DELTA SIGMA PHI
FRATERNITY. IT HAS BEEN PLAYED HERE FOR YEARS, BUT I
WAS UNABLE TO TRACE IT ANY FARTHER THAN THE FRATER-
NITY. IT IS DOUBTFUL THAT IT ORIGINATED HERE, BUT I COULD
NOT FIND IT AT ANY OTHER SCHOOL. THOSE CHECKED WERE:
WAYNE STATE U., WESTERN MICHIGAN U., CENTRAL MICHIGAN
U., EASTERN MICHIGAN U., AND MICHIGAN STATE U. I
BECAME ACQUAINTED WITH IT AT A HOUSE PARTY IN 1962.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Bodily Activity Song: Game, Pastime, Sport

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DRINKING GAME

THE PLAYERS MUST RESPOND WHEN POINTED TO. IF THE
PERSON POINTING YELLS "FIGLIANO," HE MUST POINT TO
SOMEONE ELSE AND SAY "SCHARTZ," AND VICE VERSA.
HOWEVER, IF SOMEONE YELLS "ZOOM" THE TURN GOES TO
THE PERSON BEFORE HIM, NO MATTER WHO HE MAY POINT TO.
OF COURSE, THE PENALTY FOR VIOLATING ANY OF THE RULES
IS THAT HE MUST DRINK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; JACKSON

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Bodily Activity Song: Game, Pastime, Sport

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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BUZZ-DING

THIS IS A DRINKING GAME WHICH STARTS CLOCKWISE WITH
ONE PERSON, WHO BEGINS BY COUNTING "ONE." THE
PERSON NEXT TO HIM SAYS "TWO," AND SO ON. WHENEVER
MULTIPLES OF 5 ARE ENCOUNTERED, THE PERSON WHOSE TURN
IT IS, SAYS "DING," INSTEAD OF THE MULTIPLE OF FIVE.
WHEN MULTIPLES OF 7 ARE ENCOUNTERED, THE PERSON SAYS
"BUZZ," AND THE DIRECTION OF PLAY IS CHANGED FROM
CLOCKWISE TO COUNTERCLOCKWISE. WHEN A PERSON CALLS
OUT A WRONG NUMBER, I.E., 5, 7, 10, 14, 15, HE MUST
DRINK A BEER.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT LEARNED IT FROM SOME FRATERNITY MEMBERS.

Where learned: PHI KAPPA THETA ; STAG PARTY

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Bodily Activity Song: Game, Pastime, Sport

Date learned: 00001967 FALL

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HERE'S TO (NAME), HE'S TRUE BLUE.
HE'S A DRUNKARD THROUGH AND THROUGH.
HE'S A DRUNKARD SO THEY SAY,
THOUGHT HE WENT TO HEAVEN, BUT HE WENT THE OTHER WAY.
SO DRINK, CHUG-A-LUG, CHUG-A-LUG, CHUG-A-LUG;
SO DRINK CHUG-A-LUG, CHUG-A-LUG.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT LEARNED IT FROM MEMBERS OF HIS FRATERNITY.

Where learned: PHI KAPPA THETA ; STAG PARTY

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Bodily Activity Song: Game, Pastime, Sport

Date learned: 00001967 FALL

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THUMPER

THIS IS A DRINKING GAME WHERE THE PLAYERS ALL SIT IN
A CIRCLE. EACH MAN CHOOSES A GESTURE WHICH WILL BE
ASSOCIATED WITH HIM FOR THE GAME. THE GAME BEGINS
BY ALTERNATELY SLAPPING YOUR KNEES AND YELLING
"THUUUUUUUMPPEEER." THE PERSON WHO STARTS THE GAME
STOPS SLAPPING HIS KNEES AND GIVES HIS GESTURE FIRST
AND THEN SOMEONE ELSE'S IN RAPID SUCCESSION. THE
PERSON WHOSE GESTURE IS PICKED MUST THEN RESPOND WITH
HIS GESTURE AND SOMEONE ELSE'S; THE CHOICE BEING
COMPLETELY ARBITRARY. WHEN A PERSON MISSES, BY NOT
SEEING HIS GESTURE OR GIVING AN INCORRECT RESPONSE,
HE MUST CHUG A BEER. ALL THE WHILE THE GAME IS BEING
PLAYED, THE PLAYERS WAITING FOR THEIR GESTURE CONTINUE
SLAPPING THEIR KNEES.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT LEARNED IT FROM THE MEMBERS OF HIS FRATERNITY.

Where learned: PHI KAPPA THETA ; STAG PARTY

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Bodily Activity Song: Game, Pastime, Sport

Date learned: 00001967 FALL

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THUMPER

THIS GAME YOU PLAY WITH BEER. EVERYONE IS GIVEN A
SIGN. EXAMPLE, I PINCH MY NOSE. EVERYONE CLAPS
THEIR KNEES WITH THEIR HANDS TWICE, CLAPS THEIR
HANDS TWICE. THEN THE PERSON (ANYONE) STARTS BY
GIVING HIS SIGN AND THE SIGN OF ANYONE ELSE'S
IN THE GROUP. THE PERSON WHOSE SIGN HE GAVE, GIVES HIS
OWN SIGN AND SOMEONE ELSE'S. EACH TIME SOMEONE MISSES
EITHER THE CLAPPING OR A SIGN HE MUST CHUG A BEER.
NEEDLESS TO SAY, PEOPLE LOOK PRETTY FUNNY AFTER AN
HOUR.

Where learned: BIRMINGHAM ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Bodily Activity Song: Game, Pastime, Sport

Date learned: 00-00-1960

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WHEN PLAYING ANY DRINKING GAME, IT IS NOT ALLOWABLE TO
POINT AT A PERSON WHO HAS MADE A MISTAKE WITH ONE'S
FINGER. YOU MUST POINT ONLY WITH YOUR ELBOWS.
A PERSON CAUGHT POINTING WITH HIS FINGER MUST TAKE A
DRINK AS PUNISHMENT.

Where learned: CALIFORNIA ; SAN DIEGO ; MARINE BASE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Bodily Activity Song: Game, Pastime, Sport
Food Drink -- Drink
SPEECH -- Body parts involved S602.2
SPEECH -- Drinking

Date learned: 09-00-1970

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