Tab Payers: 12 Classic Ways To Get a Friend To Buy You a Drink
by Brett & Kate McKay
Art of Manliness
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Going out to the local bar can get expensive. Instead of paying
for all your drinks, trick your friends into paying for
some of them with a few classic bar tricks. Below we’ve created
a list of 12 classic bar tricks, or “Tab Payers,” inspired
by Esquire’s 1949 Handbook
for Hosts. The tricks are pretty clever, some
a little goofy, and they’ll hopefully elicit a laugh from
your friends even when they have to pick up your tab — at
least if they have a good sense of humor! These Tab Payers aren’t
just good for winning free drinks at the bar either. You can use
them at parties to simply entertain and break the ice with folks.
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