Funny or Bizarre Things Heard at AA Meetings

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Funny or Bizarre Things Heard at AA Meetings

Post by Larry_H » Tue Jul 20, 2010 12:09 pm

We Alcoholics are not a gum lot. We do and say some things that are very funny looking back from a sober view point. Lets hear about what you have heard or done. Keep in mind that anonymity is our spiritual foundation. No Names, or Specific Places please.

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At a meeting up North I we were sharing about how we each got to AA. Some came in because they were sick and tired of being sick and tired. Some because of a spouse, some because of a doctor and some because of a DUI.

One fellow Alcoholic said the Dog Catcher got him here. That bit of information sure got my attention. He explained that he was drunk as usual and had procrastinated on renewing his dog's license. The Dog Catcher came to his house to take his dog and he got into a big fight with the dog catcher. In his words he said "thats when I found out that the dog catcher had arrest powers" in court the judge ordered him to attend AA. So he came to the program by being caught by the dog catcher.

At that point I was having extreme trouble breathing because I was laughing so hard. I have been around a few 24 hours but never met anyone before captured by the dog catcher and sent to AA. Took me days to stop laughing. Every little while the mental picture of him and the dog catcher would come back and off I would go again.

Any one else caught by the dog catcher or somthing else funny or bizarre?

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Re: Funny or Bizarre Things Heard at AA Meetings

Post by LuEleison » Mon Jun 06, 2011 6:58 pm

When I was in Scotland the meeting’s Chairman said ‘ There are no Jews or fees …’ Of course he meant Dues, you had to be there,

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Post by Steven F » Tue Jun 14, 2011 12:10 am

Step 11: Sought through prayer and medication to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him...

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Post by saved1 » Mon Jul 04, 2011 3:00 pm

:D
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Post by ann2 » Tue Jul 05, 2011 12:00 am

Thank you! Great ones here.

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Post by saved1 » Sat Jul 16, 2011 3:19 pm

:D
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Post by PaigeB » Sat Jul 16, 2011 6:29 pm

hahahahaha
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Post by PaigeB » Sun Jul 17, 2011 12:30 pm

If I could drink like a normal person, I'd be drunk all the time!
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Post by Steven F » Sun Jul 17, 2011 12:43 pm

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Post by jakpar » Sun Jul 17, 2011 1:17 pm

good one Steven!
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Post by ann2 » Mon Jul 18, 2011 2:36 am

PaigeB wrote:If I could drink like a normal person, I'd be drunk all the time!
Yeehaw!!
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Re: Funny or Bizarre Things Heard at AA Meetings

Post by jakpar » Tue Jul 19, 2011 7:31 am

PaigeB wrote:If I could drink like a normal person, I'd be drunk all the time!

lmao :lol: right there with you paige!
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