your addiction?

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  1. timo roivainen

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    Alcohol? drugs? gambling? etc.. what is it....  
     
  2. mcsnuggles

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    coke and sex. aren't we all? ;)
     
  3. lagom

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    Money, good food, did I mention money,? Ciggerettes, coffee, sex, money, a good nights sleep, really fast cars, driving the autoban, oh and money if I didnt mention it. You can keep the coke, too expensive.
     
  4. foodpump

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    Naw.. not much  drugs--at least not for the past 25 years years, pretty much I outgrew that.  Gambling?  Figured out pretty fast that the odds of me walking out of a casino with the same amount of money I walked in were 500:1, odds of me walking out with more than I started were 2000:1.

    I dunno.. why is it assumed that all cooks have addictions?
     
  5. absolutecook

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    Cigarettes. I don't smoke regularly, but I bum cigarettes a few times a week... Sometimes I jones really hard for one and I ask. Now I'm taking a Sous Chef position, and I can't ask employees for cigarettes, that looks retarded. So now I really have to bite the bullet and stop for good. I just don't want to get irritable in my first week on the job! Probably getting an e-cig or something.
     
  6. pollopicu

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    Ambien CR, but only at night.

    Pot, when I can get it.

    Oh, and coffee.
     
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  7. absolutecook

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    I think it's assumed that restaurant employees have addictions because most of us just don't care what happens off-the-clock. The service industry is so labor oriented that we don't have the time to be intolerant of people's lifestyles. If someone shows up too stoned to be 100% or drunk or strung out, that's a problem. I can get along w/ anyone, unless they're slacking. I don't mind people that use drugs casually. I used to, I don't, and I don't judge.
     
  8. soesje

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    addiction?? me???? 
     
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  9. kaiquekuisine

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    Hmmm....

    Money, Sex, White Wine, Food, $$$$....

    Gambling: I play the lottery every now and then but i use the same numbers always.... that or the occasional bingo, at some random event. 

    Drugs: Don´t smoke, unless i need a smoke break /img/vbsmilies/smilies/rolleyes.gif. 

               Pot, tried it a lot 4 years ago when i got curious. 

    Biggest addiction though is coffee , been drinking it since i was 5 years old..... that was 14 years ago <_< 
     
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  10. chefbuba

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    I don't have a problem with cocaine, I just like the smell of it.

    Seriously, Coffee & Marlboro's
     
  11. cheflayne

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    Used to be skiing, now it is riding my motorcycle.
     
  12. jdndaddy

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    Hookah, coffee, and magic the gathering. I'm hardcore.
     
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  13. petemccracken

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    Dancing, C/W & Ballroom
     
  14. kaiquekuisine

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    Oh, im also an extreme videogame addict <_<

    Spent one year of my life playing videogames from 11-6am everyday going to sleep at 6 to wake up at 1pm then go to work... sad but oh so fun XD 
     
  15. soesje

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    ok I admit.

    since entering the hospitality service, I started smoking again since 27 years of no smoking.

    and I drink a lot more coffee.

    but the real kick is the adrenalin.

    funny no one admitted the latter…….
     
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  16. cheflayne

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    Yeah, without a doubt, I am an adrenaline junkie. I love speed and pushing my limits, which is probably one of the reasons that I thrive on the line.
     
  17. thecytochromec

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    Guns and reloading supplies, that's pretty much it.
     
  18. youngchefkarl

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    Golf. and sex as well 
     
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    I like to eat and drink my money away but lately have he to change to gambling it away because after this last surgery eating and drinking would kill me lol
     
  20. workaholic

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    PRAISE. and coffee.