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Why No Hangovers?

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Something Masopa has said on another thread has got me thinking.

Why is that when I'm at home any more than three pints of lager on Friday night makes me feel awful all day Saturday, but when skiing I can drink vast quantities, get four hours sleep, but as soon as I get out on the mountain (first lift) I feel fantastic? And I can do this 8 days in a row?

Do any physiologists out there have an explanation for this phenomenon? Can't all be fresh air and adrenalin surely?
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I've always wondered the same thing. I would love a good explanation (scientifically based or not) to flumox all the SAD non-skiers I work with, who refuse to believe me when I tell them this! Confused
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I must be a shandy drinking girl, cause i cant get past 11pm on my hols and after two bottles of bud in my house im rats the next day. Crying or Very sad
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I'd say it is because of what you're drinking. Try some nice real ale - no preservatives means that you can drink more before you get a sore head. Maybe it could also be because you're de-hydrated. I find that I actively drink lots of water when on holiday because everything is so well heated.
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I was about to say something similar Alex. Drinking lager in Britain is akin to pouring chemical waste down your throat. No wonder it hurts next day. The beer in Austria (not so sure about the stuff in France) has none of those nasty chemicals in it and so doesnt cause a nasty hangover.

I wont even start on "bottles of bud"
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Trouble is that if you add some red wine into the equation along with the beer then you do suffer. It also explains why my skiing was pants the day after our "last night". Mind you, it didn't help going to bed after 4.00 am and then getting up at 9.00. I had to give up by lunchtime! snowHead
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You're right Martyn C. The beer in Austria is au natrel but some can still be a bit gassy. I eat really well on holiday so I'm sure all the booze gets soaked up. After a few minutes of fresh air in the morning its business as usual. However, it hits me as soon as I get home and I feel awful for about a week until I've caught up on sleep and detoxed! Ahh, pollution free air and booze, only one week to go Very Happy
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Believe me - if you try really hard, you can get just as poorly on holiday as you do at home Madeye-Smiley
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I find I can drink less in the mountains than at home. Something to do with the altitude possibly.
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I reckon the cold air is a great head clearer.

In the interests of experimentation, next time you've hung one on try sticking your head in the freezer and taking a few deep lung-fulls. A friend who worked in an industrial cold store swore by it.

Hairy dogs normally do it better for me. Cool
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I've always thought it was the cold mountain air. Nothing like thirty people in a 15 minute cable car ride to bring on the queaziness though. Been there a few times. Sad
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That's particularly dangerous as well Mark, especially if it's a Thursday morning. Probably quite a lot of people feeling much the same, and all you need is one person being physically sick and you'll set the whole cabin off. NASTY... Sad

My own personal hangover prevention trick is taking two charcoal tablets before going to bed. Combine this with as much water as you stomach and you solve/prevent two of the biggest problems - dehydration and the toxins that float around your system. Never fails to work (when I remember to take the charcoal!)
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[quote="masopa"]That's particularly dangerous as well Mark, especially if it's a Thursday morning. Probably quite a lot of people feeling much the same, and all you need is one person being physically sick and you'll set the whole cabin off. NASTY... Sad

I was in transit van years ago with a load of mates going down for a day's seafishing after a particularly heavy session the night before, when exactly that happened. The driver pulled over and I jumped out of the passenger door to open the back door and let 5 gagging blokes out - unfortunately in their haste to yank the door open, they broke the handle off and the door stayed shut. Funniest thing - watching then clammering to get out and then all being rather ill.
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Thats nice Masopa...!
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Here's another that is even more appropriate
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yuk!

but I must know where you're getting them from....!
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The first one was actually from another forum I used to participate in (before I wrote off my car!) The second is a huge resource of cool smilies: WebSmileys

Incidentally, if you want to get the url of an image (or a webpage), right click over it and choose properties - that will then display the URL that you can link to using "[img]url address[/img]" without the quotes.

If it doesn't work, just
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Thanks.... very cool.

Trying it out now - but looks strange in posting.

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Excellent it worked.
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I gott learn how to do this. Bear with me
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This was me earlier


This is me now


Hopefully this will be me soon
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Fantastic. I'm up there with the spods.

At this point I would like to apologise for any daft and ridiculous postings to this forum which I may be doing later this evening. Toofy Grin
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No problems - read my tips on another thread* about preventing the following morning's sore head and queasy stomach

Cheers!

* edit: That'll be THIS thread then. Doh!
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And all cos I thought she was an
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[quote="Mark Hunter"]
masopa wrote:

I was in transit van years ago with a load of mates going down for a day's seafishing after a particularly heavy session the night before, when exactly that happened. The driver pulled over and I jumped out of the passenger door to open the back door and let 5 gagging blokes out - unfortunately in their haste to yank the door open, they broke the handle off and the door stayed shut. Funniest thing - watching then clammering to get out and then all being rather ill.


Thats fantastic! So come on then somebody must have been in a cable car with a cascading projectile vomit situation. Lets hear from you.
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just having a go...........
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You know it makes sense.
bug me!
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I could cause chaos on that 'other' site........................
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Ah Fruity, if only were so.

Let me tell U a tale of the olde country:
Way back in the depths of Summer when last season's stories had been told too often and it was still a little too sad to be looking forward to next season - somebody posted a message in the 'olde place' with all sorts of text formatting that we had not seen before. When Elizabeth pointed out that this could be reproduced by any of us using simple HTML tags ALL HELL BROKE LOOSE.

It was mental - coloured text, HUGE coloured , moving, flashing text and pictures and even sounds accompanied posts.
It was as if the teletubbies were running the ski club!

Then one day ---- eh oh!
The site turned PINK - the front page was pink instead of white and U just had to laugh. It was like the 'Spot' in 'The Cat in the Hat Comes Back'(where the snow all ends up pink) - colour spreading to bring fun to a dull dull dull day(when mother's away).

By all accounts it was quite a popular choice too but 'mother always comes home in the end' and Laura took away our toys and protected the site from HTML code.

However, those wonderous times shall always be fondly remembered, honoured as they are by the thread: The Glorious Days Of Colour.

The End.
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What ever did happen to Pyramus_01? Ah well, it was a good exercise in HTML and great fun......I never did quite get the hang of Javascript. Mummy stopped me playing just as I was getting into it Crying or Very sad
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xx
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Pyramus_01 could well be amongst us.....
I was just waiting for the whole thing to go pink one day on this site - it was the funniest moment on "the other place" when it happened!!

Maybe yellow would be fun...
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I have to say that if your hangover disappears as soon as you get out on the mountain, then you just haven't drunk enough the night before. A true mountain hangover, is when you force yourself out of bed because the conditions are fantastic, get out and do a full days skiing, drink water, have lunch, and still, at the end of the day, your mouth tastes of stale beer, and you've got a pounding headache, but somehow it doesn't seem to matter so much, especially once the first Red Eric has slipped down in the PD.
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