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Jan 30, 2007 09:26 AM

Blown Opportunity

I was in an upscale lounge in the Lower East Side (of Manhattan) for an engagement party. The place was rented out for a few hours. Place known for its Vietnamese style mixed drinks. I figured, when in rome...and had a couple of them, without thinking of alternatives--I didn't really know what was free at bar, and everyone seemed to be drinking crappy beers, so I figured good stuff wasn't free.
Of course, at the very end of the night, when open bar was no longer available, I notice one guy drinking scotch.

What are you drinking?
What type?
macallan 25
How much for a shot?
It was free, dummy.


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