Inauguration Drinking Game

I know.
Another Trump post. But this one’s a drinking game. It’s okay.

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Today is a day that many have been waiting for with apprehension. I hear he wrote his speech himself. If you feel like you can’t possibly watch this without being inebriated – I’m here to help. I’ve put together a handy list of Trump’s common words and phrases. It’s Yuge (that’s how Trump says ‘huge’).
Play responsibly. You’re going to get hammered.
RULES: A sentence can only fall into one category at a time. Common phrases trump words (a pun! Did you see it?!), and repetition trumps (again! It’s terrific!) words & phrases.

Common Phrases: 1 Shot

Donald Trump has said…

  • I’m telling you/Let me tell you/I’ll tell you what…
  • Believe me…
  • Make our country/America great again…
  • Just the best…
  • Many people believe…
  • I kid you not…
  • I (or my team/cabinet) am/make the best at/with/for/all other variations…
  • Mark my words…
Every time Trump uses one of the following words you’re going to take one sip of beer/mixed drink. I’ve put together handy examples of how he’s used these words in the past, for your reference. DISCLAIMER: I didn’t use ‘best’ because I don’t want you to die.
 
Winning: 1 sip of beer/mixed drink

Donald Trump has said…

  • We don’t win anymore.
  • It will change. We will have so much winning if I get elected that you may get bored with winning.
  • Work hard, be smart and always remember, winning takes care of everything!
Loser: 1 sip of beer/mixed drink

Donald Trump has said…

  • I would like to extend my best wishes to all, even the haters and losers, on this special date, September 11th
  • (on John McCain) I supported him, he lost, he let us down. But you know, he lost, so I’ve never liked him as much after that, because I don’t like losers…He’s not a war hero…He’s a war hero because he was captured. I like people who weren’t captured.
Tremendous: 1 sip of beer/mixed drink

Donald Trump has said…

  • …tremendous waste, fraud and abuse. That we’re taking care of. That we’re taking care of. It’s tremendous.
  • I have to release tremendous amounts of information.
  • I am worth a tremendous amount of money.
Terrific: 1 sip of beer/mixed drink

Donald Trump has said…

  • (on meeting with the Republican National Committee officials) … a terrific meeting.
  • (on Obamacare) Repeal and replace with something terrific.
  • (on newly-elected Muslim London mayor) If he does a good job and frankly if he does a great job, that would be a terrific thing.
Classy: 1 sip of beer/mixed drink

Donald Trump has said…

  • I built the Grand Hyatt right next to Grand Central Station – beautiful, classy job – but then the city denied my request to have the top 10 floors illuminated with my face at night. Can you believe that?
Huge/Yuge: 1 sip of beer/mixed drink

Donald Trump has said…

  • It’s gonna be huge!
Sad: 1 sip of beer/mixed drink

Donald Trump has said…

  • (on Nelson Mandela funeral) What a sad thing that the memory of Nelson Mandela will be stained by the phony sign language moron who is in every picture at [the] funeral!
Smart: 1 sip of beer/mixed drink

Donald Trump has said…

  • Everyone knows I am right that Robert Pattinson should dump Kristen Steward. In a couple of years, he will thank me. Be smart, Robert.
  • I’m, like, a really smart person.

Now, to counteract some of this, you’re gonna want to take a looooong drink of water every time Trump repeats himself. Following is a handy reference guide.

Repetition: 1 long drink of water

Donald Trump has said…

  • Believe me. You’ll never get bored with winning. You’ll never get bored!
  • I went to an Ivy League school. I’m highly educated. I know words. I have the best words, I have the best, but there is no better word than stupid. Right?
  • (on fellow candidates) All of ’em are weak, they’re just weak. Some of them are fine people. But they are weak.
  • We need toughness now. We need toughness.
Happy drinking everyone, and mix your Xanax and alcohol responsibly.
Commenter Submitted:
From Ben’s Bitter Blog, Phrase: “_____________ industry is a billion dollar a year industry.”
PS -If I’ve missed any, please feel free to add them in the comments below!
PPS – On a serious note, I’ve pledged to do an act of kindness today. To help balance it out. At least for me. And tomorrow I’m going to join in a Sister March in my city to the Women’s March on Washington. Consider looking for one in your city if you want to do something to show you are not okay with Trump and all he stands for.
UPDATE:
This is the first thing that made me feel hopeful today, so I wanted to share it too.
hope
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It’s all Trumped up.

So the world is a crazy place right now. One of the things I hold dearest is a positive ideology. In general, I believe the world is a beautiful place and that people as a whole are good. The morning after the US election, those ideals took a bit of a hit.

Ok, a big hit.

I went back and forth on writing this because we’re inundated with news of the election. I also didn’t want to be divisive – the world is already divided enough right now. And we’re all really sick of it. Plus, there are people far more knowledgeable than me examining this from every angle.

But dammit, I have a few things to say.

I’m fairly liberal and when I was having conversations about this with some people – primarily strangers (remember when you were told not to talk to strangers? Oh the irony) – I was told one too many times that I watched too much CNN. Which grates my nerves to no end because it undermines me as an intelligent, educated, (and often even fact-checking) woman. It completely dismisses how I feel and think about something.

I’m heartbroken that Trump was elected. Take Hilary, and her flaws and un-likability out of it for a moment. Trump, to me, as not just the president-elect but even as a candidate is completely unacceptable. Who ran a campaign of hateful, misogynistic, racist, xenophobic rhetoric.  And I say that not because I’ve been taken in by propaganda – I say that because of things I’ve heard HIM say.

Real, recorded, on-the-record words that he has spoken.

And the reactions. I saw the people and the media treat this as if it were a cavalier thing. A minor transgression.

It’s not.

(Check out this article on false equivalency)

I’m heartbroken about the message this sends the world. I’m heartbroken about the message this sends my friends and neighbours, who are a variety of ethnicities and call a variety of countries home. I’m heartbroken for me, and my sisters, because of the message this sends us as women.

I’m personally heartbroken because this man is the embodiment of every man who thought he could talk over me. Every man who thought I didn’t know my place. Who thought my value was the measure of how I looked.

Who thought my body was public property.

I’m heartbroken to live in a world that would elevate a man like this to power – for any reason.

I’ve done a lot of drinking, and a bit of thinking, in the time since. I’ve come to some sort of a conclusion. All I can say is this: Hate can’t beat hate. Anger won’t cancel out anger. Fear only breeds more fear.

We have to love louder and harder and brighter than those who hate.

If you are saddened by what you see – go out and bring some love and kindness into the world to balance it out a little. Walk an old lady across the street. Rescue a cat from a tree. Hug an immigrant.

As someone brilliant once said, be the change you want to see in the world.

PS – This made me cry. One of the best things I’ve read since the election.

PPS – We have to have empathy for those whose opinions differ from our own. We won’t solve anything by ignoring them, or dismissing them as ‘backwards’, ‘outdated’, ‘redneck’, etc. The world is teetering on the edge of a dangerous precipice and we must start talking. We can’t hope to make things better if we can’t understand the other side.

PPPS – You should always get someone’s permission before hugging them.

PPPPS – Or so I’ve been told.