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  •  Everybody has about the same volume (0+ / 0-)

    of blood, so if you're talking about BAC it doesn't really matter that much what your overall mass is . . .

    •  you can't tell me george will has the same amount (0+ / 0-)

      of blood that i do

      Coming Attraction: "Tea Party II - now with more stupid!"

      by memofromturner on Mon Dec 24, 2012 at 06:07:31 AM PST

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      •  The amount varies from about (0+ / 0-)

        5 to 6 liters in any healthy adult - so, you're probably not exactly the same, but quite similar

        And alcohol more rapidly gets into blood than the whole pool of water (which DOES depend on a person's whole mass) . . .  so, over a short period of time there is less of a difference in intoxication depending on body size than over longer period of time.

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