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    Quote Originally Posted by Salento View Post
    It was a bit confusing.
    You may find this Interesting:
    https://youtu.be/LJ5iVKz-ojw
    That's a cool video Salento.

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    Alcohol Tolerance - Hunters vs Farmers
    (results are Counterintuitive, I think)

    I have the Hunter version = High Tolerance
    I already knew that I can hold my liquor :) although I don't drink much, I never did.

    Farmers = Low Tolerance
    Hunters = High Tolerance


    ‘cause they were used to it, I would have thought that farmers should have been more tolerant to alcohol than Hunters (they say: NO)








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    Quote Originally Posted by Salento View Post
    Alcohol Tolerance - Hunters vs Farmers
    (results are Counterintuitive, I think)

    I have the Hunter version = High Tolerance
    I already knew that I can hold my liquor :) although I don't drink much, I never did.

    Farmers = Low Tolerance
    Hunters = High Tolerance


    ‘cause they were used to it, I would have thought that farmers should have been more tolerant to alcohol than Hunters (they say: NO)







    I guess by tolerance they just mean you can drink for longer before getting sick or experiencing alcohol poisoning, because it's metabolized quickly. The "farmer" version means you metabolize it more slowly. The "red" areas of the world are where the indigenous people have the highest rates of alcoholism.

    It's a pretty crude division, though, because there are major differences even within Europe.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Salento View Post
    Alcohol Tolerance - Hunters vs Farmers
    (results are Counterintuitive, I think) (...)

    For all the farmers who can put the hunters under the table! rs1042173 TT
    Cheers!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ntindeo View Post

    For all the farmers who can put the hunters under the table! rs1042173 TT
    Cheers!
    in a drinking game, Farmers don’t stand a chance against Hunters.

    ... as the results indicate, and as Angela :) explains

    ... Cent’ Anni, Salute!

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    A better chance of avoiding the plague of alcoholism and a longer life is the better deal, imo. It's better for the families too. Spousal and child abuse correlates with it, as does poverty.

    There's a reason so many women, in particular, were for Prohibition. It didn't work, of course. We've had it too long, and people were too accustomed to it, so criminals filled the breach.





    I particularly like this one. :)


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    Quote Originally Posted by Salento View Post
    in a drinking game, Farmers don’t stand a chance against Hunters.

    ... as the results indicate, and as Angela :) explains

    ... Cent’ Anni, Salute!
    Salute
    I'm not afraid. I seem to be mainly farmer with heavy drinker genes. Cent’ Anni!

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    i wonder what side effects the farmer version has in a hunter environment. maybe smaller amounts of alcohol are still unhealthier for people without the hunter version. but the excess forced the selection of the farmer version.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Angela View Post
    I guess by tolerance they just mean you can drink for longer before getting sick or experiencing alcohol poisoning, because it's metabolized quickly. The "farmer" version means you metabolize it more slowly. T
    i think the farmer allele of the gene in question is metabolizing alcohol faster to more poisonous substrate. but the speed of the following steps to remove the more poisonous substance is unaffected so the concentration increases faster.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Angela View Post
    A better chance of avoiding the plague of alcoholism and a longer life is the better deal, imo. It's better for the families too. Spousal and child abuse correlates with it, as does poverty.

    There's a reason so many women, in particular, were for Prohibition. It didn't work, of course. We've had it too long, and people were too accustomed to it, so criminals filled the breach.





    I particularly like this one. :)

    none of these ladies look very happy

    I'd prefer the bottle over their company

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    Quote Originally Posted by bicicleur View Post
    none of these ladies look very happy

    I'd prefer the bottle over their company
    If your spouse was spending the whole paycheck on alcohol, leaving you and your children at risk of starvation and losing your homes, and when home and drunk would beat all of you, you might not be too happy either.

    Of course, there's also the obvious: these were drawings meant to depict anger.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Angela View Post
    If your spouse was spending the whole paycheck on alcohol, leaving you and your children at risk of starvation and losing your homes, and when home and drunk would beat all of you, you might not be too happy either.
    Ok, I have a drinking problem, but never that bad ..

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    Quote Originally Posted by bicicleur View Post
    Ok, I have a drinking problem, but never that bad ..
    Never knew that, Bicicleur, how would I, so there was nothing personal in my analysis. Apologies if it's a sore subject.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Angela View Post
    Never knew that, Bicicleur, how would I, so there was nothing personal in my analysis. Apologies if it's a sore subject.
    just joking

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    Quote Originally Posted by bicicleur View Post
    just joking
    I'm glad; felt badly about that.

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