2018 Winter Olympics Drinking Game

2018 Winter Olympics Drinking Game



I'll be honest with all of the excitement surrounding the State of The Union, Super Bowl, and dueling memos taking place I kind of forgot the Olympics were happening for a bit. Not that I ever really put a lot of stock into a sporting event to determine the best athletes in the world where large swaths of professional athletes aren't even allowed to suit up.

Still despite my personal misgivings with the event, it is a major event that is celebrated world wide, and deserves my respect. So in solidarity with the athletes performing around the world I welcome everyone to participate in another set of Olympic games, only these games happen to be drinking games.

Below are the rules for the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Games. While some people might have some misgivings about cracking open a cold one at 5 AM, I figured in the spirit of solidarity we should give it our all and have a set of drinking rules for the opening ceremony as well.

As always drink responsibly and remember that driving drunk is not and never will be an Olympic event.



Opening Ceremony Drinking Game Rules

1 Drink Every Time:

  • North Korea is mentioned
  • Donald Trump is mentioned
  • An announcers says the word "united" or references unity
  • A country's medal count from any year or combination of years is mentioned

2 Drinks Every Time

  • Russia is mentioned for being barred from the olympics
  • An announcer mis-pronounces a country's name
  • The ceremony goes totally dark to accentuate a light show

3 Drinks Every Time

  • A performer makes a mistake
  • NHL players not being allowed to play in the Olympic games is brought up
  • An announcer mentions their own personal visits to a country being introduced
  • Russia is mentioned in the context of the United States 2016 Election

5 Drinks Every Time

  • An announcer mentions that they want to move to the nation being introduced
  • An announcer starts overtly 'mirin and/or enjoying the eye candy

Finish Your Drink If

  • There are technical difficulties
  • The Olympic Torch is dropped

Olympic Games Drinking Game Rules

1 Drink Every Time:

  • An athlete from your country does not place
  • An athlete falls
  • A country's medal count from any previous year or combination of years is mentioned
  • The current medal totals for each country are mentioned
  • Someone cries

2 Drinks Every Time:

  • An athlete from your country earns a bronze medal
  • A TV spot detailing the personal hardships of an athlete is shown
  • An athlete from your country takes the current high score in an event

3 Drinks Every Time:

  • An athlete from your country earns a silver medal
  • An athlete is removed from the Olympic games due to injury
  • An athlete from your country loses the current high score in an event

5 Drinks Every Time:

  • An athlete from your country earns a gold medal
  • An athlete is removed from the Olympic games for non-injury reasons
  • The athlete with the most media coverage during an event does not place


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