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ABC Book Club, the Drinking Game: #bookclubABC 

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If there’s one thing that readers love it’s pyjamas… but if there’s two, it’s drinking. So what better way to honour The Book Club ABC than with the time honoured tradition of a drinking game.

Sip

  • When terms such as trends, hot, and popular are used.
  • When they use a dramatic recreation.
  • When Jason tries to give an intellectual reason for liking a sexy book.
  • When the terms frothy, fizzy, fresh, fountain, or frog are used.
  • When Marieke gets angry at Jennifer.
  • When Jason wears exciting socks.
  • When you feel a little parched.

Drink

  • When Marieke makes reference to a dog.
  • When Jennifer makes reference to a horse.
  • When Jason implies another panelist doesn’t understand a text.
  • When they discuss a book that you have read.
  • When Jennifer mispronounces a name or title.
  • When a title that has been discussed in a previous episode is brought up.
  • When you passionately disagree with something a panelist says.

Chug

  • When they mention a book your friend wrote.
  • When all panelists hate a book.
  • When a panelist walks off the set.
  • When a guest panelist loses it and starts raving.
  • When Jennifer and Marieke team up against Jason.
  • When Jason finds a book too sexy.
  • When Jennifer pulls a quiz on Marieke, it’s a solidarity chug because Marieke hates those quizes.

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#bookclubABC Drinking Game, 7 June 2015 – Kids, Don’t Try This At Home!

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@thebookclubABC just got real, yo. With guests like @Alancumming and @HelenJMacdonald exploring Mario Vargas Llosa’s jauntily burlesque, The Discreet Hero, and Enid ‘I like lashings of (ginger) beer’ Blyton’s Five on Treasure Island, you know that you’re in for a rollicking good time, so let’s liven things up with a retro fabulous idea‚Ķ the time honoured drinking game. Enjoy… responsibly and only if you’re 18+ (21+ in some countries).

 

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Sip when:

  • the words froth, frothy, frothing, or frothiness are said.
  • the words sex, sexy, sexing, or sexiness are said.
  • the word translation, translate, translating or translator are said.

 

Drink when:

  • Kim Kardashian’s book is mentioned.
  • you discover a new skill that Alan Cumming’s has.
  • someone talks over the top of Helen MacDonald.

 

Chug when:

 

Finish the bottle when:

  • the episode turns into a children’s adventure show.
  • you start thinking of Star Trek.
  • nobody else is watching.