A Flowchart To Help You Decide When It’s Acceptable To Drink An Abandoned Drink At The Bar

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There it sits, alone and helpless. Condensation drips down its side, forming a small puddle of liquid that resembles the combination of an unnamed clear liquor and unnamed clear mixer inside of it. “What kind of savage doesn’t finish their drink?” you ask yourself. Though the lighting is dim, you can make out a busboy eyeing it from across the bar. If you’re going to swoop in and annex that abandoned drink, you must do it soon, and, fortunately, I’ve created a flowchart to help you out in this exact situation.

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You’re welcome.

Cover image by John Naffziger. Follow him on Instagram.

Flowchart design by Connor Davis (who helped inspire this piece). Follow him on Instagram.


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