YES! I got carded again buying alcohol! Does this happen to you?

posted 3 years ago in The Lounge
  • poll: Do you get carded buying alcohol?
    Almost all the time : (128 votes)
    62 %
    Sometimes : (72 votes)
    35 %
    Never : (6 votes)
    3 %
  • Post # 3
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    243 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    Colorado girl (21 = legal drinking), only 23, so I don’t mind getting carded. (I do get kinda excited when they DON’T ask… haha I wonder how long until those tabels turn!)

    Post # 4
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    1134 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2014

    All the time now. From about 19-21 I never ever got carded. I was 22 when I was first asked for ID. Even when I was 18 and bought some wine in Montreal, they never asked. I don’t get it, lol. I’m 23 now and every time I go to a bar, restaurant, the store, etc I’m asked to show ID. Hmmm. FH just turned 25 and always gets carded as well and it’s still strange for him since he’s from a country where you can be like 12 and buy alcohol and cigarettes and no one really cares at all. 

    Post # 5
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    237 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I get carded maybe half the time. I’m 39. DH is one year younger and sometimes I get carded and he doesn’t. (The law is 21.)

    Post # 7
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    10489 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: January 2011

    It’s just been the last few years that it isn’t most of the time.  When I was about 29 it went down to about 1/2 the time I would be IDed.  The drinking age is 18 here.

    Post # 8
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    3736 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    I get carded everywhere for booze (unless we know the server) and I’m 27. I don’t mind at all!

     

    The one time I got pissed about getting carded was at the grocery store about 3 years ago. I was buying Bridesmaids. Yes, the movie. I was going through the self checkout and the age restrictionsl warning popped up so I looked over at the cashier and gave him a wave. This little jackass, who was all of maybe 18, looks at me and says all snarky-like, “I need to see your ID. You have to be 17 to buy this.” I handed him my license and said, “Dude, I’m 24.”

    Post # 9
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    1112 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    Legal age here is 18 and I’m only 19, so I SHOULD get carded every time. I even look younger than I am! But its been a long time since I have been, which really makes me wonder just how many people get away with underage drinking.

    Here they’re supossed to card anyone who looks under 30, too.

    Post # 10
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    4072 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: January 2014

    I rarely get carded, and it makes me sad! Here you’re technically supposed to ask anyone who looks under 40. I look under 40, dammit!

    Post # 12
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    592 posts
    Busy bee

    I got carded for a pg13 movie on my 21st birthday.  -_- I have one of those faces. I still get hit on by teenagers every once in a while too. 

    So of course I always get carded. Here hoping that when I’m in my thirties they still will and I can switch it from an insult to a compliment! Otherwise I’m going to be rather cranky! Haha. 

    Post # 13
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    1870 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 2014

    I’m 25, and I get carded 99% of the time. Last week was the first time I can recall not getting carded at a restaurant when I ordered a glass of wine. I was excited at first, like hey I wasn’t carded! That quickly turned to, wait is the waiter implying I look old?! It’s a lose-lose situation. 

    Post # 14
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    8705 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2012

    I generally don’t get carded anymore. I strictly visit a liquor store down the street that has come to know my husband and I. They don’t even bother.

    Post # 16
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    6644 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    @sweetchiquita12:  Well I am 40 and get carded all the time… actually find it annoying more than anything

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