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    Sorry for the delay, but I can never be "sure"...

    Sorry for the delay, but I can never be "sure" however, the ETG is an "80 hour" test. 80 hours marks the absolute high end of what they can find. Unless you are an chronic alcoholic, chances are...
  2. 35 hours for an ETG? This is one that I think has...

    35 hours for an ETG? This is one that I think has a less than favorable chance... one never knows, but you are seriously rolling the dice here. I place my bet on a fail. Sorry :(
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    If your BAC was 0 96 hours prior to testing, you...

    If your BAC was 0 96 hours prior to testing, you will pass.
  4. Question: EtG

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    I know this is an old thread, but it depends on...

    I know this is an old thread, but it depends on what "may" many? Beers are... I give it a 50/50 unless you can provide more details...
  5. My daughter got a fidget cube - you can find them...

    My daughter got a fidget cube - you can find them on eBay, Amazon - they keep your hands busy and are cheap. Might be worth a try? In Stock! ADHD Fidget Cube Anxiety Attention Stress Relief Stocking...
  6. Question: EtG testing

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    To answer the question without judgement, 120+...

    To answer the question without judgement, 120+ hours should be more than enough to pass. Pretty sure you don't need a lecture.
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    I'm often in the minority in my opinion. I ETG...

    I'm often in the minority in my opinion. I ETG tested for over 2 years. I strongly believe that after 14 months sobriety even with that amount of alcohol, you will pass. I understand relapse. You are...
  8. Question: EtG test

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    Chances are EXTREMELY high that you will pass. A...

    Chances are EXTREMELY high that you will pass. A custody case is what I went through and 2+ years of ETG testing. Never failed, but that scare was finally enough motivation to quit drinking and join...
  9. You *can* pass in 40 hours, but I would be...

    You *can* pass in 40 hours, but I would be worried. If it is one or two standard drinks, you might have a chance. Much more and I would prepare for a fail. If this is a one-off, chances are better,...
  10. Question: ETG test

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    Not a chance that one olive 60 hours later would...

    Not a chance that one olive 60 hours later would cause a fail. Not even close.
  11. There are many well known ones. Are you...

    There are many well known ones. Are you interested in something specific?
  12. Question: Peth

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    Are you by any chance in a monitoring program?

    Are you by any chance in a monitoring program?
  13. One problem you will encounter is that the...

    One problem you will encounter is that the studies that are conducted are not performed on folks who drink alcoholically. No one in their right mind would knowingly monitor a person who is regularly...
  14. Isolation? Escapism? What sorrows are you trying...

    Isolation? Escapism? What sorrows are you trying to drown?
  15. Question: Math

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    What have you got so far, with the information...

    What have you got so far, with the information provided?
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    Here are some numbers, for you to use as...

    Here are some numbers, for you to use as guidelines for the testing done for employment, to make sure employees are not under the influence. They are generally considered "fair" in that they won't...
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    It depends upon who you ask, but according to the...

    It depends upon who you ask, but according to the following website: lDrug Testing FAQ's - Tests, Detection Times, and False Positives
    The detection time, in urine is the following. I would not take...
  18. Urine EtG tests are sometimes referred to as the...

    Urine EtG tests are sometimes referred to as the "The 80 Hour Alcohol Test" because they claim to be able to detect up to 80 hours after consumption of alcohol, depending upon amount consumed and the...
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    EtG does not care about hydration nor working...

    EtG does not care about hydration nor working out. Your body will metabolize at the rate it does, regardless. 6 drinks in the course of an hour is significant, and raises a flag that there *may* be...
  20. Agreed. You should have nothing to worry about in...

    Agreed. You should have nothing to worry about in terms of passing this test.
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    To quote mydogfifi, resident hair testing expert,...

    To quote mydogfifi, resident hair testing expert, If you hair grows at the average 1/2 inch a month, unless the October usage was at Halloween, that should be grown out past the 1 1/2" sample they...
  22. Question: PETH

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    Yes, that is one of the exact purposes of this...

    Yes, that is one of the exact purposes of this test.
  23. Question: EtG

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    The presence of EtG in urine indicates...

    The presence of EtG in urine indicates that ethanol was ingested within the previous 3 to 4 days, or approximately 80 hours after ethanol is eliminated from the body....
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    Usually the answer to these "Will I pass?"...

    Usually the answer to these "Will I pass?" questions is that no one can say, for sure. However, you are talking about more than 8 drinks, if you count one drink as 1.5 ounces and a test 10 hours...
  25. Not exactly. If you had one drink and a test 43...

    Not exactly. If you had one drink and a test 43 hours later, you would probably be OK. Heavy drinking, then another drink and a test 43 hours later... not so much. Depends on how much you drank, over...
  26. Question: EtG

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    I was tested for EtG for over a year - 2x-3x a...

    I was tested for EtG for over a year - 2x-3x a week. I never had a positive result, but if I drank even 8-10 oz. of water in the day, I would end up with diluted results. I drink coffee all day,...
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    Although, the way it "works" is that it is...

    Although, the way it "works" is that it is counted as a fail for testing purposes.
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    Yes, it will.

    Yes, it will.
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    40 or 44 hours, chances are pretty high you won't...

    40 or 44 hours, chances are pretty high you won't pass after 7 drinks, sorry.
  30. Question: Alcoholic

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    That depends. Is the urinalysis testing for EtOH...

    That depends. Is the urinalysis testing for EtOH or EtG?
  31. Question: ETG

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    I believe Craven is suggesting that even 1/2 -...

    I believe Craven is suggesting that even 1/2 - 3/4 of a gallon of water is still likely to too much and that

    I know that drinking that much water would make me fail for dilution, for sure.
  32. EtG tests usually boast a detection window up to...

    EtG tests usually boast a detection window up to 80 hours after consumption (or the last drink) however, I have never heard of or read of any testing that included someone drinking 15 - 20 drinks a...
  33. How much you drank and over what time period is...

    How much you drank and over what time period is very helpful in providing remotely helpful guesses/odds. The EtG test boasts an 80 hour testing window, however, depending upon your consumption and...
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    If you don't overdo it with the water, your...

    If you don't overdo it with the water, your chances of passing after 77 hours and a single drink are very high.
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    On probation, I would be 100% shocked if you are...

    On probation, I would be 100% shocked if you are not being tested for EtG, but I suppose there is always a chance. If you are EtG tested, I can't imagine any way of passing, given the amount consumed...
  36. Assuming that prior to the single use, your...

    Assuming that prior to the single use, your consumption was not measurable, I agree with talaniman that you should pass, given the amount and the time frame.
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    Just a guess, but EtG testing is relatively...

    Just a guess, but EtG testing is relatively inexpensive. I would assume that yes, they would use it. Again, just my best guess.
  38. My best guess, for what it's worth, is that you...

    My best guess, for what it's worth, is that you will likely pass with that amount of time.
  39. How many hours between when you stopped drinking...

    How many hours between when you stopped drinking and when you were tested? And do you know the cutoff for the test?
  40. No one can tell you for sure, since everyone's...

    No one can tell you for sure, since everyone's body metabolize alcohol and EtG at different rates, but with two "standard" drinks and 46 hours clean, prior to testing, I would say your chances of...
  41. Question: EtG facts

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    Only your P.O. would know, for sure, but if you...

    Only your P.O. would know, for sure, but if you are required to abstain from drinking alcohol only 24 hour prior, that would not be a good rule if they are testing for EtG, since EtG can show up long...
  42. How many hours since your stopped drinking and...

    How many hours since your stopped drinking and the test?
  43. Question: Will I pass

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    EtG or EtOH test? EtG tests look for a...

    EtG or EtOH test?

    EtG tests look for a specific metabolite byproduct of the consumption of ethanol. They are extremely sensitive with a much longer detection period. EtOH is a test that looks to...
  44. That was kind of exactly my point.

    That was kind of exactly my point.
  45. When you are tested for EtG, your urine is NOT...

    When you are tested for EtG, your urine is NOT being tested for alcohol. Two totally different animals. EtOH disappears much more quickly than EtG.

    "EtG, or ethylglucuronide, is a byproduct of...
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    So, 19 1/2 hours after consuming two (small)...

    So, 19 1/2 hours after consuming two (small) glasses of wine & a sip of tequila... I would be highly concerned about passing an EtG test less than 20 hours later. 5 oz. is actually considered a...
  47. AA came about when there was no hope for people...

    AA came about when there was no hope for people who could not quit drinking and has been saving lives and families for what, 75 - 80 years now? Bill W. and Dr. Bob accomplished what the medical...
  48. A really interesting read on alcohol addiction and AA vs. other approaches

    I apologize this is not a question, but a really interesting article on the AA approach vs. a medical approach to alcohol addiction.

    My opinion is that without the AA program, I would not be sober...
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    I had to look this one up and holy p00p, does...

    I had to look this one up and holy p00p, does that sound miserable! I can't imagine that this approach would be very beneficial with less than 24 hours to prepare, but I have no personal experience...
  50. 21 months is a really impressive path to...

    21 months is a really impressive path to recovery. I know it isn't easy. A single use, 7 days ago is not likely to show positive on a hair test, from everything I have read. Keep working on staying...
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