Soberversary: The First NOT Drinking Game

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I love games!
My Date: June 24, 2013

My Event: 1314 – First War of Scottish Independence: the Battle of Bannockburn concludes with a decisive victory by Scottish forces led by Robert the Bruce, though England did not recognize Scottish independence until 1328 with the signing of the Treaty of Edinburgh-Northampton.

Symbolism: My favorite ancestors were Scottish. On June 24, I declared independence from the tyranny of alcohol. Hopefully, it won’t take England 14 years to recognize said independence.

Al K Hall-ic Anonymous

The other day in a meeting, someone shared how his last drink was the night of November the 10th, so his  soberversary fell on Armistice Day. He talked about how symbolic he found that, and i thought it was pretty damn symbolic as well.

Which got me thinking.

Drinkers play tons of games (and not all of them mental, lol), but it’s not because we non drinkers can’t have any booze that we can’t have any fun. So, i’ve created a Not Drinking Game called Soberversary.

The rules are simple, all you need to do is go to Wikipedia and search the date (without the year) you last had a drink. Look over the list of Events and find one you think sufficiently symbolizes the last day of your drinking life, and share it here!

i’ll start. i quit drinking on January 11, 2011. When i enter January 11…

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One thought on “Soberversary: The First NOT Drinking Game

    Deidre said:
    July 25, 2013 at 4:40 pm

    Love the freedom from “tyranny of alcohol” statement. You are on a journey of a lifetime and remember–as Joseph Campbell said, “Life has no meaning. Each of us has meaning and we bring it to life. It is a waste to be asking the question when you are the answer.”

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