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Hey, the game AI is my bestest friend. We've known each other for years.

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i game much better when im drunk for some odd reason
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i game much better when im drunk for some odd reason
Oddly, same. 2 full glasses of liquor down me, and my accuracy when playing FPS games increases. It's the same when i have a fever. It probably has to do with the higher body temperature.
    
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Oddly, same. 2 full glasses of liquor down me, and my accuracy when playing FPS games increases. It's the same when i have a fever. It probably has to do with the higher body temperature.

Well alcohol doesn't increase your body temp, in fact it does the opposite.
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Oddly, same. 2 full glasses of liquor down me, and my accuracy when playing FPS games increases. It's the same when i have a fever. It probably has to do with the higher body temperature.

Well alcohol doesn't increase your body temp, in fact it does the opposite.
It does, though. Overall body temperature may decrease, but your muscles and skin are warmer.
    
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Ayuh. I was one of 'em. Played Divinity OS EE w/ my brother while enjoying a few beers. Ignored the trick or treaters like the grump that I am.
Good night, love that game man.
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It does, though. Overall body temperature may decrease, but your muscles and skin are warmer.

No, you FEEL warmer because it causes your blood vessels to dilate thus moving warm blood closer to the surface of your skin. Your body temperature doesn't increase. At all. But you certainly lose heat.
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Alcohol may make your skin feel warm, but this apparent heat wave is deceptive. A nip or two actually causes your blood vessels to dilate, moving warm blood closer to the surface of your skin, making you feel warmer temporarily. At the same time, however, those same veins pumping blood closer to the skin's surface cause you to lose core body heat - the heat you need to survive, especially if you're stuck in a snowdrift . This effect could lead to fatal hypothermia.

http://www.discovery.com/tv-shows/mythbusters/mythbusters-database/alcohol-warms-up/


It's ridiculous how many people believe the myth that alcohol warms you up.
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No, you FEEL warmer because it causes your blood vessels to dilate thus moving warm blood closer to the surface of your skin. Your body temperature doesn't increase. At all. But you certainly lose heat.
Thus causing your skin and muscles to be warmer. Thanks for proving my point. thumb.gif
    
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i game much better when im drunk for some odd reason

Same. smile.gif

And to be fair, Halloween is mostly an US tradition and if I got it right that 12mil was International?
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Thus causing your skin and muscles to be warmer. Thanks for proving my point. thumb.gif

Oh man.... Okay dude whatever haha. thumb.gif
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