The London Olympics Drinking Game
Not quite feeling like you're involved in the Games? We've got just the event for you...
Note: This game is not to be played with alcohol. Visit drinkaware.co.uk for info on safe drinking.
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1.) Every time the Queen appears on screen everyone must wave (in a Queen-esque fashion) - the last one to do so drinks 4 fingers.
2.) Drink ONLY with your right hand until the Olympic flame in the stadium is lit - from then on you must ONLY drink with your left hand until the Flame is extinguished during the closing ceremony. Using the wrong hand at any point results in a 3 finger fine.
3.) Drink the indicated number of fingers if any of the following Brits are the official flame lighter...
Steve Redgrave - 1
David Beckham - 2
Roger Bannister - 3
The Queen - 4
Sir Paul McCartney - 5
Sir David Attenborough - 6
Pat Butcher - 7
Cher Lloyd - 8
Jeremy Kyle - 9
A womble - 10
4.) When Sue Barker inappropriately flirts with an interviewee OR a fellow presenter (watch out Jake!) everyone must drink 2 fingers.
5.) When the participating nations enter the stadium during the opening ceremony you must drink 2 fingers whenever a country that you’ve visited appears.
6.) Whenever Big Ben appears on screen the last person to shout ‘BONG’ must drink 4 fingers.
7.) If anyone mentions the phrase ‘once in a lifetime’ everyone must drink two fingers.
8.) Whenever a Brit wins a gold medal down your drink in celebration!
9.) Whenever a Brit wins a silver medal drink 5 fingers.
10.) Whenever a Brit wins a bronze medal drink 3 fingers.
11.) If anyone other than an Aussie or American wins a swimming final, drink 2 fingers.
12.) If a world record is broken in any sport you are required to down your drink - it’s the least you can do.
13.) When Usain Bolt is mentioned or appears on screen you must do his famous lightning bolt pose - the last person to do it drinks 4 fingers.
14.) During the men’s 100m final you must try and win gold by downing an entire drink in the time it takes for the winner to cross the finish line. Whoever wins must only be referred to as ‘Usain’ for the rest of the day - failure to do this results in a 2 finger fine.
15.) Any time there is any reference to Eastenders everyone must drink 2 fingers.
16.) When a gymnast falls from the apparatus cheer and drink 2 fingers.
17.) No one is allowed to go to the toilet during the marathon - that includes you, Paula Radcliffe...
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