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How old do you have to be to be a adult in UK?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Johansen, Mar 29, 2007.

  1. Johansen

    Johansen Banned

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    just wondering how old you have to be to drive and legaly drink in uk. here in norway you can legaly drive when your 18 and legaly drink less than 22% when you are 18 and drink whatever you want when your 21.
     
  2. Nipper

    Nipper \/ The REAL TDUCk \/

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    14 to smoke legally
    16 to buy cigarettes or tobacco
    17 to drive
    18 to drink (anything)
     
  3. Hamann M6

    Hamann M6 Epic post whore

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    theres talks of changing the age of buying alcohol to 21 so we can be more like americans?!?!?!?! why cant we just be britain??!?! POLITIANS ARE JOKERS, THE LOT OF THEM!!!!!
     
  4. Nipper

    Nipper \/ The REAL TDUCk \/

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    when have we even bothered to adhere to those laws anyway lol
     
  5. Hamann M6

    Hamann M6 Epic post whore

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    very true, you know you'll just get loads of people outside shops trying to get older folk to buy them alcohol, just like i used to do back in the day!!!! lol
     
  6. Nipper

    Nipper \/ The REAL TDUCk \/

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    or just get friendly with the local shop (wat i did, dont need ID for anything :p)
     
  7. Pherelas

    Pherelas I'm Going Slightly mad

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    I've heard there putting driving up to 18 and keep everything 18 oh and i've also heard there putting tobbaco (can't spell) up to 18 aswell. Being the govenment it would take about 300 million years to come in and the the house of lords will just reject it aft6er spending millions.
     
  8. Nipper

    Nipper \/ The REAL TDUCk \/

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    thanks goodness i wont be affected then LOL
     
  9. Who

    Who It's not a tumor.

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    aged 15

    smoked, drunk (heavy) and driven (okay it was a forklift on W/E and it was only a bit of reversing)
     
  10. FateFTL

    FateFTL bbq?

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    California, USA

    15 - Permit (Drive if someone over 21 is in the car)
    16 - Drive Anything (No teens)
    18 - Smoke
    18 - Drive Anything (With teens)
    21 - Drink
     
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