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ASU student left at hospital with Post-it note, BAC of 0.47 percent
KPHO ^ | 05/14/2013 | Steve Stout

Posted on 05/14/2013 11:53:52 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd

TEMPE, AZ (CBS5) - A 19-year-old Arizona State University student with a blood-alcohol level five times the legal limit was left at a Tempe hospital with a Post-it note attached to his body to alert doctors he had been in a drinking competition earlier in the night.

Tempe police Sgt. Michael Pooley said the unidentified student was found in a wheelchair between 1 and 2 a.m. Saturday in the emergency room lobby of St. Luke's Hospital.

The student had passed out and started shaking and turning blue before the student's fraternity brothers dropped him at the hospital with the note, "I've been drinking and I need some help," police said.

Pooley said the fraternity brothers tried taking the victim to one of their homes because they were afraid of getting into trouble with the police before deciding to go the emergency room.

The student consumed about 20 shots of tequila during a drinking competition earlier in the night, a police spokesman said. By the end of the night, the student's blood-alcohol level was 0.47 percent. The legal limit before a person is considered intoxicated in Arizona is 0.08 percent.

The student told Tempe police that he and his brothers belonged to the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.

It was not clear whether the drinking competition was at an official fraternity-sponsored event.

The spokesman said the student would be cited for consuming alcohol as a minor.

The police department was continuing its investigation, and said more charges could be coming.

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I thought that was darn nice of his buddies to stick a post-it note on him.

Guess the cops don't think so.

1 posted on 05/14/2013 11:53:52 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd
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To: Responsibility2nd

SAE. Figures.


2 posted on 05/14/2013 11:55:23 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: Responsibility2nd

ah... 20 shots of tequila...

I was going to say, in order to get to .47, you’d have to drink FAST.


3 posted on 05/14/2013 11:55:26 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Responsibility2nd

“Here’s your sign.”


4 posted on 05/14/2013 11:56:05 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Responsibility2nd

Ahhh... fraternity brothers. Such a heart-warming story.


5 posted on 05/14/2013 11:57:11 AM PDT by Obadiah (High speed, low drag.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Let’s throw Wilie Nelson in jail!


6 posted on 05/14/2013 11:59:36 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist (http://biblehub.com/genesis/1-29.htm)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Did he win?


7 posted on 05/14/2013 11:59:40 AM PDT by allmendream (Tea Party did not send GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism)
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To: Responsibility2nd
Sigma Alpha Epsilon

Friggin' "Weeps." Lamest fraternity, ever (in my limited experience).

8 posted on 05/14/2013 11:59:51 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: Obadiah

Sig Eps. Those guys had a repuation at Virginia Tech back in the day.


9 posted on 05/14/2013 12:00:44 PM PDT by Oberon (Big Brutha Be Watchin'.)
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To: Responsibility2nd
At least his buddies didn't do this

Sample:

Dumping at the ER may have saved his life?

10 posted on 05/14/2013 12:01:14 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: Cyber Liberty

SAE...Yep, that was my first thought too.


11 posted on 05/14/2013 12:03:38 PM PDT by Cuttnhorse
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To: 1rudeboy

Yeah, give winkets anyday!


12 posted on 05/14/2013 12:04:16 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Responsibility2nd
A 19-year-old Arizona State University student with a blood-alcohol level five times the legal limit...

The legal limit for a 19 year old in AZ is 0. He is infinitely over the legal limit.
13 posted on 05/14/2013 12:05:49 PM PDT by posterchild
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To: MrB
ah... 20 shots of tequila... I was going to say, in order to get to .47, you’d have to drink FAST.
Most alcoholic beverages will raise your BAC by .02 per drink. To get to .47, you'd have to drink about 25 shots in an hour.
14 posted on 05/14/2013 12:06:24 PM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Geez, some band of “brothers”.

I’m so glad I’m a woman.


15 posted on 05/14/2013 12:06:37 PM PDT by Wiser now (Socialism does not eliminate poverty, it guarantees it.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Should have put him in a coffin with a flashlight inside and a lot of weight on top to make him think he had been buried alive. Then they could have left him several sticky notes to that effect too in order to make sure he believed it. Maybe he would quit drinking permanently after that.


16 posted on 05/14/2013 12:07:59 PM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: Cyber Liberty

My neighbor (who was mom to 2 of them) called them “Sleepers and Eaters”.


17 posted on 05/14/2013 12:08:18 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Responsibility2nd

I’m shocked the kid isn’t dead!


18 posted on 05/14/2013 12:08:32 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Causing trouble since 1976)
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To: allmendream

Did he win?

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Depends. The award for the most stupid moron? The highest bac? Yep.

But he just missed the Darwin Award by maybe 2 more shots. Ah well, maybe next time.


19 posted on 05/14/2013 12:08:43 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: posterchild

Since he wasn’t driving who gives a rip. Lucky he isn’t dead.


20 posted on 05/14/2013 12:08:49 PM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Responsibility2nd

“My advice to you is to start drinking heavily.”


21 posted on 05/14/2013 12:10:15 PM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: Wiser now

You’d think that someone would have stayed with him out of concern.

Jerks.


22 posted on 05/14/2013 12:11:13 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Causing trouble since 1976)
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To: Responsibility2nd
He is in good company. His “brothers” left him to die after encouraging him to put himself in mortal danger for no good reason.

“How many frat boys does it take to screw in a light-bulb?”

23 posted on 05/14/2013 12:11:46 PM PDT by allmendream (Tea Party did not send GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism)
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To: Responsibility2nd
That's more than often happens. At least they took him to the hospital. Many refuse to help because they don't want an MIP from the cops.

Looking back, I was a real idiot when I was 19. I won't touch Canadian Club to this day.

24 posted on 05/14/2013 12:12:00 PM PDT by Darren McCarty (Abortion - legalized murder for convenience)
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To: Wiser now

Geez, some band of “brothers”.

I’m so glad I’m a woman.

 

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Oh, I don't know. Sometimes your girlfriends might leave you on a picnic table.

 

25 posted on 05/14/2013 12:13:05 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Cuttnhorse

I am a Teke and we thought we were bad.


26 posted on 05/14/2013 12:17:10 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: Responsibility2nd

The kid is lucky to be alive with a BAC that high. If he hadn’t been quickly found by hospital staff he likely would have died of respiratory arrest or an obstructed airway. In my years in EMS I had some scary situations with patients having BAC as high as 0.27...unless they had been chronic alcoholics with a high tolerance they inevitably went into respiratory arrest.


27 posted on 05/14/2013 12:18:37 PM PDT by The Great RJ
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To: Responsibility2nd

EDNA?!!! EDNA!!! You get your ass off that picnic table table and come back home!!! The pigs need sloppin’.


28 posted on 05/14/2013 12:21:34 PM PDT by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

The young man is lucky to be alive.


29 posted on 05/14/2013 12:22:48 PM PDT by iowamark
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To: Responsibility2nd

Who the hell’s been drinking Pepsi?!


30 posted on 05/14/2013 12:27:03 PM PDT by The_Victor (If all I want is a warm feeling, I should just wet my pants.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

how big of shots? your typical shot in a bar is 1 oz- so 20 shots is less than a fifth.


31 posted on 05/14/2013 12:33:44 PM PDT by absolootezer0 (2x divorced tattooed pierced harley hatin meghan mccain luvin' REAL beer drinkin' smoker ..what?)
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To: Oberon

“Sig Eps. Those guys had a repuation at Virginia Tech back in the day.”

Interesting. I graduated from VaTech in 1974 with a BS in CS. We were still required to live in the dorms during Sophomore year, and my roomie (and his girlfriend) were incorrigible drunks. He was a member of some fraternity that I didn’t pay much attention to and fortunately he eventually moved out of our dorm room and started living at the fraternity. I remember going there one time. The place was dark and filthy, and it was some kind of all-weekend drunkathon, with spilled beer and vomit everywhere. I wonder if that’s the fraternity you mentioned. (On the other hand, I think there were several VaTech fraternities during that period that met the above description.)


32 posted on 05/14/2013 12:49:51 PM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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The place was dark and filthy, and it was some kind of all-weekend drunkathon, with spilled beer and vomit everywhere. I wonder if that’s the fraternity you mentioned.

That was the Sig Ep at my school. My frat was slightly better.

Overall, a regrettable experience. But I learned something. "Animal House" was a documentary.

33 posted on 05/14/2013 12:55:28 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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On the other hand, I think there were several VaTech fraternities during that period that met the above description.

There certainly were when I was there. Sigma Nu was all that PLUS they stiffed my band for performing at their cesspool of a frat house.

34 posted on 05/14/2013 1:01:29 PM PDT by Oberon (Big Brutha Be Watchin'.)
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To: Responsibility2nd; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; ...


35 posted on 05/14/2013 1:10:34 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

My girlfriends wouldn’t, but would not have taken that first drink either.


36 posted on 05/14/2013 1:14:34 PM PDT by Wiser now (Socialism does not eliminate poverty, it guarantees it.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Yes, they should have written it on his forehead.

post-it notes can fall off in the waiting room


37 posted on 05/14/2013 1:18:29 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: Responsibility2nd
The spokesman said the student would be cited for consuming alcohol as a minor.

The police department was continuing its investigation, and said more charges could be coming.

Proof that there is no situation so bad that it can't be made worse by adding cops.

38 posted on 05/14/2013 1:19:56 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: Responsibility2nd

Molson Canadian, Pepsi, Budweiser, coffee, and Corona... With a Hudson’s Bay Company candy blanket in the background. Where was this picture taken, at some kind of NAFTA nudist party?


39 posted on 05/14/2013 1:23:54 PM PDT by golux
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To: Responsibility2nd

0.47 is darned close to being embalmed, or nearly dead, at 0.40.

http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20100314181226AAG4GS7


40 posted on 05/14/2013 1:24:46 PM PDT by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s are the Muskets of the 21st Century. Free men need not ask permission.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

There may not be a next time when his parents find out. Sorry, kiddo, the checkbook is closed.


41 posted on 05/14/2013 1:26:48 PM PDT by bgill (The problem is...no one is watching the Watch List!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

That’s how you wake up hungover and pregnant.


42 posted on 05/14/2013 1:32:04 PM PDT by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

That BAC should be reworded to read ABC... “Alcohol-Blood Content” 0.47... dayum!


43 posted on 05/14/2013 1:36:22 PM PDT by ScottinVA ( Liberal is to patriotism as Kermit Gosnell is to neonatal care.)
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To: humblegunner
>"The police department was continuing its investigation, and said more charges could be coming."

Crime doesn't pay, but still ya can't expect them to work for free?

44 posted on 05/14/2013 1:37:04 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall With no one to raise him up; And I will set)
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To: carriage_hill

Depends how much of a tolerance he’s built up, but he’s definitely thumbing his nose at the Grim Reaper.


45 posted on 05/14/2013 1:38:08 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Or how many redbulls/X or what ever shinola he decided to also ingest.


46 posted on 05/14/2013 1:39:38 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall With no one to raise him up; And I will set)
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To: Slings and Arrows
Always liked this one...


47 posted on 05/14/2013 1:41:23 PM PDT by ScottinVA ( Liberal is to patriotism as Kermit Gosnell is to neonatal care.)
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To: Obadiah
Such a heart-warming story.

I guy I knew from HS was at the same college. He got really smashed, and his sister took him to the ER. Well, the resident was a student of the guy's father at med school, and called up the father...

The father is one that told me the story at graduation party.

48 posted on 05/14/2013 2:12:37 PM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: Responsibility2nd; Slings and Arrows; All
Gee, I wonder where they got the idea

Animal_house_Shopping-Cart photo Animal_house_shopping_Cart_zps9f95751f.jpg 

 

Animal House (1978) - IMDb

 

shoppingcart - YouTube

49 posted on 05/14/2013 2:21:57 PM PDT by Stoat (If you want a vision of the future, imagine a Birkenstock stamping on a human face... forever)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Might as well just put-in an IV of 190-proof ‘shine. Hoooo-weeee!


50 posted on 05/14/2013 2:26:24 PM PDT by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s are the Muskets of the 21st Century. Free men need not ask permission.)
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