1. If you owe someone money, always pay them back in a bar. Preferably during happy hour.2. Always toast before doing a shot.
3. Whoever buys the shot getsthe first chance to offer a toast.
4. Change your toast at least once a month.5. Buying someone a drink is five times better than a handshake.6. Buying a strange woman a drink is still cool. Buying all herdrinks is dumb.7. Never borrow more than one cigarette from the same personin one night.8. When the bartender is slammed, resist the powerful urge toorder a slightly-dirty, very-dry, in-and-out, super-chilled half-and-half martini with a lemon twist. Limit orders to beer,straight shots and two-part cocktails.9. Get the bartender's attention with eye contact and a smile.10. Do not make eye contact with the bartender if you do not want a drink.11. Unacceptable things to say after doing a shot: Great, now I’mgoing to get drunk. I hate shots. It’s coming back up.12. Never, ever tell a bartender he made your drink too strong.13. If he makes it too weak, order a double next time. He'll get themessage.14. If you offer to buy a woman a drink and she refuses, she doesnot like you.
15. If you offer to buy a woman adrink and she accepts, she stillmight not like you.