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President Obama's fourth State of the Union address is taking place Tuesday night (Jan. 24) starting at 9 p.m. You can follow along with the State of the Union drinking game.

The instructions are too numerous to list in their entirety, but here are some highlights:

  • Drink once every time you hear "progress," "let me be clear" or "make no mistake"
  • If you hear "debt," borrow a shot from a friend, promise you'll really pay it back this time
  • If you hear "deficit," finish your drink; borrow the drink of the person next to you and drink it too
  • Drink twice when the President calls a tax increase "asking someone to pay more"
  • When he adds a color qualifier to jobs ("green" jobs, "blue collar" jobs), drink one drink of the same color
  • When they show the First Lady, drink once. When they show the First Lady's arms, drink once, delivered by bicep curl
  • Drink once when they show Speaker Boehner. Drink again if he's crying
  • Drink once if they show any of your Congressional representatives, then pat yourself on the back for being able to identify your Congressional representatives.