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I got falling-down-drunk. Is there any way to sober up quickly? I didn't realise drinking so much would impair my ability to do things, I just wanted more adventures.

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Mythbusters tested this. Exercising and getting slapped in the face seemed to be the most effective: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/… –  mikeTheLiar Dec 9 '13 at 16:45
I don't know whether to trust your advice... –  fredley Dec 10 '13 at 13:21

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There are a few ways to get sober other than simply waiting a day, none of them quick and none of them cheap. This is set as a built-in turn limitation, so you don't circumvent the 40 turns-per-day limit simply by guzzling booze and then taking sober pills.

There are, in effect, three ways of reducing drunkeness:

  1. Spice melange - This is a relatively rare drop from sandworms (usually found by using a drum machine). It reduces drunkeness and fullness by 3, but you can only use one a day.
  2. Synthetic hair of the dog pill - This item is also hard to find as it requires the Transpondent effect, which is gained from an item dropped by an Item-of-the-Month familiar. You can buy the items in the Mall, but it's somewhat cost-ineffective to do so just to farm hair of the dog pills. This item reduces drunkeness by 1 and you can only use it once a day.
  3. Ultra Mega Sour Ball - This item is a rare drop from the item 'huge bowl of candy'. It reduces drunkeness and fullness by 3, but you can only use one a day.
  4. Waiting for tomorrow - This is the "method" used by most players and probably the only one you currently have access. After rollover, your drunkeness is set to 0 again.
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The most common way of become un-drunk is to wait until rollover. There are a few rare items (namely spice melange), that removes drunkenness per use, but they are very hard to obtain.

On a related note, if you obtain the Liver of Steel you can drink a little more before becoming totally inebriated.

As a strategy, most people drink up until their limit - which is 14 (19 with Liver of Steel) - and then, just before they log off for the day, drink a final big drink that pushes them over the top.

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You've got the values switched there. It's 19 with liver of steel, 14 with liver. –  FAE Dec 9 '13 at 15:17
@FAE oops, yep corrected –  z ' Dec 9 '13 at 15:17

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