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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old Jul 31st, 2003, 02:14 AM Thread Starter
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Why aren't I getting carded?

I ordered a drink at Applebees the other day, the guy never asked for my I.D.

I bought some Sherry from the liquor store for cooking, the girl didn't ask for my I.D.

I went to the liquor store for a party today, and the guy never asked for my I.D.

I'm 22. Everyone tells me, if anything, I look more like 18 and i don't look that different from my graduation picture. I've never been to either of those liquor stores before and I've never had that waiter before.

When I worked in a liquor store, I carded anyone who looked under 30 - I flattered a lot of 30-somethings. So what's the deal? I'm starting to get paranoid that everyone's lying to me and I'm going to look like a hag by the time I'm 30.
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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old Jul 31st, 2003, 02:19 AM
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I look younger than my age as well, I'm 23... I still look about 19. Before I used to always get IDed... lately, I haven't had anyone ask me: I've bought smokes, beer, stuff from the liquor store, and ordered drinks at the bar and club over the weekend. Maybe they finally figured out you and I are legal age!?

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post #3 of 10 (permalink) Old Jul 31st, 2003, 07:15 AM
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i still have my five-year old face and im nearly 21.

i get carded all the time for blacks, garcia vegas, blunt rolls, blunts, dutchs, etc. ALL the time. not at exxon [of course] but at wawas constantly. stupid white people.


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The only time I was ever asked my age in a pub was one week after my eighteenth birthday!
(Eighteen being the legal age for buying/consuming alcohol in Britain)

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post #5 of 10 (permalink) Old Jul 31st, 2003, 11:42 AM
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they never check the age here, not even sure if there's an age limit

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post #6 of 10 (permalink) Old Jul 31st, 2003, 11:43 AM
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There's an age limit, Tine. Don't know how old though...

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post #7 of 10 (permalink) Old Jul 31st, 2003, 03:37 PM
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Some people are just shy about asking ID. I was one (always afraid of being laugh at) of those and unless I had a really big doubt about the client's age, I didn't ask for the ID. Also, one week after I quit my job as a cashier in a grocery, my former boss told me she got a warning because I sold cigarettes to "spy" teenager. Lucky me I quit before that, I would have had a big spanking.
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post #8 of 10 (permalink) Old Jul 31st, 2003, 04:52 PM
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I get carded regularly and I am 32. I do have a very young face, especially if I wear a ponytail...

I'm surprised that it still happens...it sometimes can be good for the ego..but it is also a hassle...I've been looked at so hard as if they thought my id was faked!
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I'm 21 and I'm not exaggerating when I say that I look 13. I always get asked for ID... I even get asked for ID when I'm in England and you have to be 18 or over to drink there.

But yesterday was an exception. I was in Wal-Mart buying Smirnoff Ices and she wasn't gonna ask me for ID. I could see one of the other people who worked there starring at the cashier cos she didn't look as if she was gonna card me so I just handed my ID over and she looked at it. I didn't want her to get into trouble or anything. She was stupid though. The penalties for selling alcohol to somebody underage is way to high to take risks.
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I ordered an alcoholic beverage at TGIF and they wanted my ID.
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