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October 25, 2007

Bobbing for beers

Confession: I'm not a big fan of bobbing for beers, apples, or anything else.

I was never any good at it.

My face gets numb, my teeth hurt, and I almost always come up empty-mouthed.

So I won't be at Mad River Halloween night when they break out the trash cans filled with cold water and apples.

However, I like their idea: Fill a tub with ice water, drop in some unmarked apples and others labeled B for Budweiser and BL for Bud Light.

You can bob for free, and, if you come up with a B or BL, drink for free too.

The bobbing goes hand in hand with haunted trivia, which starts at 8 p.m. Be there at 7:30 p.m. if you want to register for trivia.

(Andre Chung/Sun Photographer) 


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Posted by Sam Sessa at 2:18 PM | | Comments (3)


False advertising...I thought it was bobbing for beers, not bobbing for ...

Bobbing for apples always seems unsanitary to me ... drunk people bobbing, even more so.

Better than bobbing for goldfish:,2933,308640,00.html

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Erik Maza is a features reporter at the Baltimore Sun. He writes for several sections of the Sun paper and contributes weekly columns on music and nightlife. He also writes and edits the Midnight Sun blog. He often covers entertainment, business, and the business of entertainment. Occasionally, he writes about Four Loko, The Block, the liquor board, and those who practice "simulated sex with a potted palm tree." Before The Sun, he was a reporter at the Miami New Times. He's also written for Miami magazine, the Orlando Sentinel, the Sarasota Herald Tribune and the Gainesville Sun. Got tips? Gripes? Pitches? He's reachable at Click here to keep up with the dumb music he's listening to.

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