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Old March 7th, 2013, 04:10 PM   #48
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I can think of many more worst case "what ifs" that being slightly inebriated could cause...all of them not being good.
Definitely agree. Back in the 50's, 2 fire apparatus in northwest Baltimore collided and 4 firefighters were killed. Course that was back in the days of riding the step like a garbage man and having open cabs with no seat belts. Common sense ruled strong back then before superduper safety this and that go shoved down the professions throat.

But I do agree that it is not an excuse, as a fvckup here is potentially a lot worse than a fvckup on many other jobs...

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I think it all depends on the profession. A firefighter drinking on the job brings a big WTF!? Someone working with heavy machinery or tools also brings WTF to my mind while me, a stupid network engineer, it doesn't matter as much.

I mean if I get drunk the worst I can do is start typing posts the grammar police will freak out on.
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